Filipe Oliveira Wins 2018 Caribbean Poker Party $10,000,000 Guaranteed Main Event

Portugal’s Filipe Oliveira has won the 2018 Caribbean Poker Party $10,000,000 guaranteed $5,300 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event. The tournament drew a total of 1,815 entrants, which meant that the event ended up with an overlay of more than $900,000. Oliveira earned a massive $1,500,000 payday as the champion of this event, dwarfing his previous career live tournament earnings of just over $100,000.

In addition to the money and the title, Oliveira also earned 2,160 Card Player Player of the Year points for the win. This was his first POY-qualified score of the year, but it alone was enough to see him climb into 91st place in the 2018 POY race standings.

Oliveira entered the final day of this event in fifth chip position with 11 players remaining, including the likes of Anton Wigg…

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