LAPT deals up final nine in Brazil

Severin Walser
Severin Walser won his seat at the LAPT Brazil online at PokerStars and now he's taking on the final table of the event.

Two days of play and 305 eliminations have brought the PokerStars Latin American Poker Tour's inaugural event in Rio de Janiero, Brazil down to the final table.

The top nine players will take to the felt today to battle for a top prize of $222,940 out of a $785,000 prize pool.

Five of the nine remaining players qualified for the LAPT Brazil event through Victor Ramdin to cash in LAPT Brazil event.

Ramdin came in in 23rd place for a $7,065 cash in this $2,500 buy-in event.

The complete list of final-table players is as follows:

Seat Name Country Chip Count
Seat 1 Julien Nuijten Holland $970,000
Seat 2 Vitaly Kovyazin United States $380,000
Seat 3 Alex Brenes Costa Rica $324,000
Seat 4 Nikolai Senninger Germany $318,000
Seat 5 Juan Carlos Burguillos Venezuela $297,000
Seat 6 Rafael Pardo Colombia $278,000
Seat 7 Eduardo Henriques Brazil $275,000
Seat 8 Oliver Kugler Germany $176,000
Seat 9 Severin Walser Switzerland $175,000

Play resumes today at 2 p.m. local time, and though PokerListings couldn't be live on the scene for the PokerStars LAPT, we'll be sure to tell you who wins once all the cards have played out.

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