Ruiz won the Iguazú Poker Tour Golden Edition

Ruiz won the Iguazú Poker Tour Golden Edition

The City Center Iguaz, one of the nicest venues in the area, once again celebrated a new edition of the Iguaz Poker Tour Golden Edition, the US$1,000 buy-in event with a guaranteed prize pool of US$70,000.

There was activity all weekend at the institution, where Marcelo Ruiz was ultimately named winner, defeating Cristian Stival in heads-up and winning US$25,980.

Stival earned $15,940 for second place, with Armando Mohamad rounding out the podium for $10,395.

The tournament comprised two initial sessions, and 19 players advanced to the Final Day under the guidance of Day 1A leader Augusto Fugiwara. The Brazilian also made it to the final table, which included the event’s top 10 players, however only six made it beyond the cashier’s desk.

Thus, Nicolás Velarde (10th), Hugo Zanotti (9th), and Fugiwara himself (8th) all departed before the money bag was opened, whereas Hernán Creixell was the cash bubble when he finished seventh and was the last to go empty-handed.

In cashes, Edson De Freitas ended sixth for US$4,504, Dario Barrios was fifth for US$5,551, and Patricia Drummond finished fourth for US$6,930 before making her way to the event’s podium.

Golden Edition of the Iguazu Poker Tour

Buy-in: $1,000.00Pot: $70.000 GTD

Standings at the end

1° Marcelo Ruiz – $24.980 USD 2° Cristian Stival – $14.940 USD 3rd Armando Mohamad – $10.395 USD Patricia Drummond, 4th – $6.930 5° Daro Barrios – $5.555 USD 6th Edson de Freitas – $4,504 USD Hernán Creixell, 7th Augusto Fugiwara, 8th Hugo Zanotti 9th Nicolás Velarde, 10th


Weekend bash in Iguaz

The City Center Iguaz is much more than poker, which is why, in addition to the Iguaz Poker Tour Golden Edition, there was a great party in this iconic casino situated in the Triple Frontier with concerts by prominent performers throughout the recent long weekend.


Ruiz won the Iguazú Poker Tour Golden Edition

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