Alexandre Gomes

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Alexandre Gomes
Alexandre Gomes.jpg
Gomes after winning the $2000 No Limit Hold'em event at the 2008 World Series of Poker
Nickname(s) Allingomes
Born July 24, 1982 (1982-07-24) (age 34)
Curitiba, Brazil
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 1
Money finish(es) 4
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
None
World Poker Tour
Title(s) 1
Final table(s) 1
Money finish(es) 1
European Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) 2
Money finish(es) 5
Information accurate as of 9 May 2012.

Alexandre Gomes (born July 24, 1982 in Curitiba) is a Brazilian professional poker player..[1] He is a World Series of Poker bracelet winner, a World Poker Tour champion and a former Team PokerStars Pro.[2]

World Series of Poker[edit]

Gomes became the first Brazilian World Series of Poker bracelet winner after defeating a field of 2,317 players in the 2008 World Series of Poker $2,000 No-Limit Hold'em event, earning $770,540.

World Series of Poker bracelets[edit]

Year Event Prize Money
2008 $2,000 No-Limit Hold'em $770,540

World Poker Tour[edit]

On 20 July 2009, Alexandre Gomes outlasted 267 players to win the Bellagio Cup V, taking home $1,187,670 and a WPT title.

European Poker Tour[edit]

At the European Poker Tour's PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Gomes made the final table as chip leader with over 8 million in tournament chips after doubling through the former chip leader Kevin Saul. at the final table played on January 10, 2009, he finished in fourth place earning $750,000. In his last hand, Gomes held A A and made a fullhouse on a board of J J J 5 Q but lost when he ran against the quad jacks of Benny Spindler who held the fourth jack, holding K J.[3]

As of 2012, his total live tournament winnings exceed $3,400,000.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alexandre Gomes, World Series of Poker Bracelet Holder". Retrieved 2011-05-27. 
  2. ^ "Team PokerStars Pro Adds Horecki, Gomes". Retrieved 2009-01-10. 
  3. ^ Lucchesi, Ryan (2009-01-10). "EPT -- Poorya Nazari Wins the 2009 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure". CardPlayer.com. Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
  4. ^ "HendonMob Tournament Results". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved 2010-04-22. 

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