Alexandre Gomes Wins the Bellagio Cup

July 24, 2009

Team PokerStars member Alexandre Gomes wins the WPT Bellagio Cup after a really exciting heads-up match against the previous chip leader Faraz Jaka. This win awarded Gomes with a cool $1.2 million and he is now one of the few players who have won both a WPT title and a WSOP title.

The Team PokerStars Pro member managed to win his first title last year when he won a WSOP $2K event in No Limit Texas Hold ‘em. After that he has also manage to place fourth in this years edition of PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. His lifetime tournament winnings are no up to $2.8 million.

Faraz Jaka who finished in second place gets rewarded with a $774.780 paycheck.

These are the results from the final table together with the amount won:

  1. Alexandre Gomes – $1.187.670
  2. Faraz Jaka – $774.780
  3. Justin Smith – $464.870
  4. Alec Torelli – $271.165
  5. Christoffer Sonesson – $203.385
  6. Erik Seidel – $164.640 


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