Henrique Lessa leads the WSOP Paradise Main Event after the second day

Henrique Lessa secures spot in WSOP Paradise Main...

Day 2 of the WSOP Paradise Main Event has concluded with Brazil taking home the $2 million first place prize. A total of 59 players advanced to Day 3, with Samba Poker Team’s Henrique Lessa emerging as the chip leader with 8,640,000 in chips.

Brazil has eight representatives for Day 3. In addition to Lessa, stars include Vitor Dzivielevski (4,360,000), Gabriel Schroeder (2,600,000), Pedro Garagnani (2,385,000), Kelvin Kerber (1,305,000), Luigi Soncin (1,150,000), Rodrigo Selouan (840,000) and Wellington Araujo (603) , 000) all alive. Each has earned at least $32,200 in the $5,000 buy-in tournament.

A total of 3,010 players registered for this event, and 447 players received prizes. Lessa, who was eliminated on Day 1C, has a slight advantage over WSOP Main Event third-place finisher and current chip leader Adam Walton, who enters Day 3 with 8,480,000 in chips. Other notable players still alive include Jacopo Achille (4,060,000), Bryce Yockey (2,610,000) and David Peters (2,530,000), who all have WSOP bracelets.

The match will resume at 4pm (BST) on Wednesday. The remaining 59 players will vie for a spot in Thursday’s six-person final table. The blinds are back to 40,000/80,000.

Henrique Lessa secures spot in WSOP Paradise Main...

Comments (2)

  • Bernice.hodkiewicz

    This text provides an update on the WSOP Paradise Main Event, highlighting Brazil’s success with multiple representatives advancing to Day 3 and Henrique Lessa leading in chips. It also mentions other notable players still in the competition and mentions the upcoming schedule for the tournament.

  • Gretchen.konopelski

    This text provides an update on the WSOP Paradise Main Event, highlighting Brazil’s success as the winner of the $2 million first place prize. It also mentions the chip count and notable players who have advanced to Day 3, with the competition set to resume on Wednesday for a chance to reach the final table on Thursday.

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