Day 3 Completed
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Day 3 Completed
With plenty of gusto and a lot of gamble, Gomes found luck was on his side today as he survived some amazing situations to claim victory in a tough heads up battle with Marco Johnson.
The Brasilian fans are jumping around and chanting amongst some amazing celebrations here in the Amazon Room as Gomes collects his first WSOP bracelet and $770,540 in prize money. Congratulations Alexandre!
When the final card hit the board, Gomes gallery exploded in celebration that lasted approximately five minutes. They were jumping and chanting and enjoying the fact that one of their own is a WSOP bracelet winner!
Marco Johnson is our second place finisher and will receive $491,273 for his efforts.
The flop came to offer Gomes some hope, and the Brazilian fans blew the roof off the Rio when the rolled off on the turn! The on the river left Johnson in a state of disbelief after coming so close to the bracelet, as Gomes doubles through to 4.8 million chips to now hold the lead against Johnson's 4.4 million.
On the turn of the , Gomes bet out 400,000 and Johnson quickly called.
On the river card of the , Gomes went all in for 1,600,000. Johnson tanked for a while to decide a call. He asked, "Will you show if I fold?" Gomes just looked at his cards. Finally, Johnson folded and Gomes showed for a bluff.
The flop came and Johnson fired out 315,000 chips. Gomes looked like he was going to call but gave up his hand as Johnson takes down another post-flop pot.
They took a flop of and Gomes checked to Johnson who fired out 310,000. Gomes made the call.
The turn was the and both checked. The river was the and it was checked down again. Johnson showed for a pair of kings on the turn as Gomes sighed and tossed his cards into the muck.
Gomes is now down to 2.9 million chips with Johnson sitting with about 6.3 million.