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Chilean Qualifier Wins Record-Breaker in Brazil

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



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