Alex Manzano won the LAPT Brazil main event and close to $400k U.S. outlasting a record-breaking field of 536 players in São Paulo, Brazil.
Manzano beat Brazilian João Neto heads-up to deny the hometown crowd, despite Neto holding roughly two-thirds of the chips in play three-handed.
LAPT Brazil marked the biggest festival of poker ever held in Latin America with a total combined prizepool of close to R$4 million.
Next up for the LAPT is a stop in Chile where an $1,100 main event will be held March 17-20 in Viña del Mar.
here's how the final table finished up in Brazil:
1 Alex Manzano R$615,840
2 Joao Neto R$352,760
3 Marcelo Fonseca R$224,800
4 Marcio Motta R$165,000
5 Leandro Csome R$117,190
6 Santiago Nadal R$93,270
7 Henrique Bernardes R$69,350
8 Bruno Politano R$45,440