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Canada took home Americas Cup of Poker

Tags: americas cup of poker, canada, Greg DeBora.
Posted on 10 August 2011 by "T".

7 countries took part in Americas Cup of Poker at LAPT (Latin American Poker Tour) Punta del Este in Uruguay. After many hours of play, the Canadian team, led by returning team captain Greg DeBora - a well-known PokerStars Pro, took home the title after crushing Mexico in the final with 5-0. This is the second time Canada wins Americas Cup of Poker, and this year's title was worth $25,000.

"This is a really fun event because you're part of a team and you're representing your country. Everybody played hard and did well. Once again, Team Canada came through!" said DeBora after the win.

Here are the final results:
1. Canada - $25 000

2. Mexico - $20 000

3. Venezuela - $15 000

4. Brazil - $12 000
5. Argentina - $10 000

6. Rest of Latin America - $8000
7. Colombia - $5000

 


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9 comments for "Canada took home Americas Cup of Poker"

 Fakiry10/08/2011 13:48:15 GMT
Nice! Its a tourney that its not just about the money prize (which is low, we have to admit) but, most important, is about representing the country. Now they can say canadian players are better than south americans. Beware of the canadian players at the online poker tables, mobsters! Blink

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Nice! Its a tourney that its not just about the money prize (which is low, we have to admit) but, most important, is about representing the country. Now they can say canadian players are better than south americans. Beware of the canadian players at the online poker tables, mobsters! Blink
 Jibberish10/08/2011 13:59:45 GMT
canadian players are the best of all north and south americans Blink watch out we're on a come up for PLO too
 Arithmajik10/08/2011 14:37:04 GMT
Ha ha, nice. Good going Team Canada, thanks for giving me the opportunity to win vicariously through you. Fakiry, you're probably right about the prize pool being low for such a professional level of play, but I know I'd take an opportunity on 25K if I could.
 SuperNoob10/08/2011 19:02:23 GMT
looks like a bit low profile tournament considering the big pros missing from it and USA not even making the top 7. but anyway congrats to winners Thumbs Up
 mahdrof10/08/2011 20:04:42 GMT
Quite a few good Canadian poker players on the scene, and I have come across a fair number of very solid online players too. Must be the long cold winter nights giving us the time to be inside playing and working on strategy. I must say, it was a very gratifying tournament to be a part of.
 TheMachineQC10/08/2011 21:12:10 GMT
Yeah when the winter comes we have plenty of time to work and study on our poker game Big Smile
 rogan1100011/08/2011 11:10:01 GMT
And there are Great Migration of American poker players to Canada
 tOxIcFiSh12/08/2011 10:35:47 GMT
Good the Canadians show the Americans how to play lol did my favorite player Daneial Negraono play i just love watching that guy play.

To me he is best of best
 starbay12/08/2011 16:39:12 GMT
well done canada,congrats Thumbs Up

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