Marcelo Simoes Mesqueu The 2022 PokerStars European Poker Tour stop presented by Monte-Carlo Casino®️ came to a thrilling conclusion, with Brazil’s Marcelo Simoes Mesqueu topping a field of 1,073 entries in the 2022 EPT Monte Carlo €5,300 Main Event . After a short-lived heads-up duel with Morten Hvam , Mesqueu secured the biggest portion of the €5,204,050 prize pool , which was also the second-biggest EPT Main Event in the history of the stop at Le Sporting Monte Carlo. 2022 PokerStars EPT Monte Carlo €5,300 Main Event Final Table Results
While players from the South American poker powerhouse nation have made several deep runs in the marquee event of the popular live poker tour and sponsoring site PokerStars features three countrymen on their roster of ambassadors, it was the first EPT Main Event title for Brazil. Prior to his victory on the French Riviera, most of his live poker results came from home soil. Mesqueu won the leaderboard of the Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP) in 2019 and currently sits in second place with a decent shot of a repeat victory.
Best Free to Play Slots BUFFALO BLITZ II THE LAST EMPRESS DANCING GOLD EPIC APE The top prize of €939,840 represents the far biggest cash of his career and the same also applied for runner-up Hvam. In December 2019, the Dane already came close to glory and finished 13th in the EPT Prague Main Event for €55,690, which he now eclipsed over tenfold, with a consolation prize of €564,640.
Also featured on the final day were Moldova’s Dragos Trofimov, Jaime Cervantes on his first trip to Europe, French bracelet winner Hugo Pingray and German PokerStars qualifier Erkan Soenmez. PokerStars ambassador Ramon Colillas and Yannick Cardot had reached the official eight-handed final table but were eliminated at the end of Day 4 to set the stage for the grand finale. Winners Reaction
“To be the first Brazilian to win an EPT Main Event, that’s a legacy that will remain in history. Whenever anyone talks about this victory, my name Marcelo Mesqueu will always be there. That’s very rewarding.” Mesqueu said […]
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