GGPoker Ambassador Felipe "Mojave" Ramos was born in São Paulo, Brazil, and now sits with over $2.6 million in lifetime earnings as a professional poker player.
A close friend of Brazilian poker superstar Neymar, Ramos has a fanatical following of Brazilian poker players who follow his success on Instagram, Twitter and Twitch.
After graduating from college, Ramos' first experience playing poker was playing against his boss. He didn't have to wait long for his first success, after winning the first 8-handed Sit & Go, and finishing runner-up to his boss in the second!
In 2007, Ramos won a BSOP event in his hometown of São Paulo for R$54,400, and received a sponsorship deal that would see him turn pro and begin his poker adventures around the world.
He cashed in numerous tournaments on the EPT, LAPT before heading to Las Vegas for his first WSOP in 2009. He final tabled the $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha event, racking up numerous firsts in the process. Not only was he the first Brazilian on a final table of a $5,000 event, he was also the first Brazilian to make the final nine in a Pot-Limit Omaha tournament.
After brief stints as an ambassador for partypoker and Lock Poker, he eventually signed as a PokerStars Team Pro in 2015. The Brazilian enjoyed two and a half successful years with the site, during which he was named as the best player in Latin America by The Global Poker Index in 2017.
He left PokerStars in 2018, and later that year married fellow poker player Natalie Hof in Las Vegas. In October 2019, Hof gave birth to a daughter named Luna.
In January 2020, Ramos joined GGPoker as their third official Ambassador after Daniel Negreanu and Bryn Kenney. Since joining GGPoker, Ramos has enjoyed playing in their Bounty Hunter Series as well as participating in the GGPoker High Roller Week.
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