Day 4

LAPT Viña del Mar: Aliro Diaz keeps the trophy home

It's been said that war is 90 percent boredom, 10 percent fear.The same could be said about poker. We saw one level go by without action, and then the next looked like it was going to bring more of the same, but then it happened.That 10 percent of adrenaline-packed situations where hands tremble, fo...more

by Alex Villegas on March 25, 2012 2:05 PM

LAPT Viña del Mar: Dealing with the break

Our first level of play brought us two eliminations, the second brought none.While not much was going on, we did manage to see one showdown last level. It was the only one. Javier Venegas raised to 100,000 and Felipe Velasquez called. The flop came 6♠3♥4♥ and both players checked. A J♠ came ...more

by Alex Villegas on March 25, 2012 11:39 AM

LAPT Viña del Mar: A little slow, a little quick

The day started off fairly tight, but before the end of the level, we'd have our first two eliminations. Some players folded some big hands early on. We started the day off in Level 25, with 20,000/40,000 blinds and a 5,000 ante. In one of the first hands of the day, our start-of-day chip leader, Se...more

by Alex Villegas on March 25, 2012 9:43 AM

LAPT Viña del Mar: The final eight, a little late

We're here, the first final table of LAPT Season 5. We saw 672 players sign up, 651 actually showed up (21 no-shows), and they've all been eliminated except for eight.And while majority of the 104 players who've cashed have already been paid out, our remaining eight are fighting for the majority of ...more

by Alex Villegas on March 25, 2012 8:10 AM

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