Bruno Foster has won his first WSOP ring at the first WSOP Circuit, the WSOP Circuit Brazil, placing him among 14 other WSOP ring winners.
“I have no words to describe what I am feeling right now,” he said. Foster also goes by Bruno Politano. “It was a tough tournament, tough final table, tough heads-up. I'm really happy to finally win a WSOP jewelry and it's even more special because it happened in my backyard.”
Foster won Event #6 Giant Omaha, taking the R$112,000 prize. The tournament had 232 entries, with Team888 ambassador Bruno Kawauti taking 15th place for R$5,300.
At the start of the final table Oct. 29, Foster faced off Rodrigo Garrido, the chip leader. Garrido would bust in fourth; Andrey Lago would bust in third. That would leave the only Brazilian November Niner to go heads up with Olympic swimmer and medalist Fernando Scherer.
Foster finished sixth in the WSOP APAC event in Australia. This win makes it his third WSOP final table. He still is the first and only Brazilian to make a WSOP Main Event final table.
This WSOP Circuit Brazil hosted the largest WSOP event outside the U.S. ever, with Event #1 Brazilian Storm, bringing in 2,981 entries and a guaranteed prize pool of R$1.5 million.