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The Argentine Alejandro Papo MC Lococo won the €1,100 Hyper Turbo Freezeout tournament, event #46 of the European Poker Tour (EPT) stop in the Catalan city, and re-established his champion credentials in the European festival, after his two previous victories in Prague. With this victory, the rapper earned €63,880.
At Hyper-Turbo speed, Lococo continues to accumulate European achievements.
The Argentine Alejandro Lococo, better known as Papo MC to fans of his rap music career, earned his third European Poker Tour (EPT) championship on Thursday by winning the €1,100 Hyper Turbo Freezeout tournament, classified as event #46 of this series’ Barcelona stop, which has been ongoing since August 8.
After defeating Frenchman Clemente Baltazar in a heads-up match, Lococo ultimately won €63,880 after defeating 336 opponents. In exchange, the shooting guard received €39,890 for the subtitle. Yuliyan Kolev, a Bulgarian, completed the podium and was given €28,490 for third place.
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The excellent Latin performance in this tournament was completed by the appearance of the Peruvian Diego Cuéllar and the Brazilian Jesse Fonseca in the final round. Cuéllar achieved seventh place and was compensated €10,400 for it, while Fonseca was paid €8,660 for eighth place.
This is the first important success for the well-known Papo MC at this EPT stop; he had previously only cashed in the small Main Event, where he finished in 264th place for a pyrrhic €10,060 payout after staking €5,300.
With this triumph, Lococo re-establishes the champion credentials he earned in Prague during the March European series. In the Czech capital, the MC won the Main Event and was rewarded with €417,820. In addition, he won Event #51, a €2,200 NLH DeepStack tournament, which was worth €88,500.
After achieving this unprecedented level of success on the Old Continent, Lococo’s live tournament earnings total $2,236,936. In his lucrative track record, the most noteworthy outcome is the US$1,225,000 prize he received for finishing seventh in the Main Event of the World Series of Poker (WSOP). This year, Papo had another impressive run in the World Series of Poker, but ran out of chips in the 39th position and had to settle for a payment of $214,200.
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We conclude our study with the payouts corresponding to the €1,100 Hyper Turbo Freezeout finalists:
Champion: Alejandro Papo MC Lococo (Argentina) €63,880
Runner-up: Clemente Baltazar (France) €39,890
Third place: Yuliyan Kolev (Bulgaria) €28,490
Smadar Kruvi (Netherlands) placed fourth with a total of €21,920.
5th: Quentin Alitta (France) €16,860
6th: Oskar Massesson (Denmark) €12,970
7th: Diego Cuéllar (Peru) €10,400
Jesse Fonseca (Brazil) placed eighth and received €8,660.
9th: Yuki Sako (Japan) €7,220