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(pokernews.com)- The Latin American Poker Tour Peru Main Event wrapped up late Tuesday at the Atlantic Citycasino in Lima, and after a long final day and nearly four hours’ worth of heads-up poker, Claudio Moya of Chile came away with the trophy and a $135,576 first prize following a heads-up deal.
Moya came out on top of a 366-entry field in the $2,500 buy-in tournament, outlasting Chadi Moustapha of Lebanon to with the trophy and largest share of the $807,396 prize pool. The 51-year-old businessman bettered a 14th-place showing in the same LAPT Peru Main Event last year for which he earned $9,880, Moya’s best previous cash.
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The final table was somewhat atypical for the LAPT both because of its length (lasting about 10 hours) and because no players from the host country appeared among the final eight. Jose Espinozawas Peru’s highest finisher in the event, placing 11th.
LAPT8 Chile Main Event Final Table Results
|4||Cristian Aceiton Ruiz||Chile||$58,060|
*Denotes a two-handed deal.
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