João Vieira Wins Second WSOP Bracelet

João Vieira Wins Second WSOP Bracelet

João Vieira
The 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Event #83: $50,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold’em was full of big names playing for big money and the storied gold bracelet. At the end of two days and a gruelling final table battle, there could be only one winner: Portugal’s João Vieira.

Vieira outlasted a field of 107 entries and needed to come from behind multiple times to win his second bracelet and a career-high score of $1,384,415. Vieira’s previous best score was back in July 2019, when he took down $758,011, winning his first bracelet in Event #70: $5,000 No Limit Hold’em – 6-Handed.

Amazingly, this was Vieira’s 15th cash at the 2022 World Series and his 79th career WSOP cash. It was also Vieira’s 11th-career WSOP final table, having reached the final table four times in 2021.

“This one was a little bit more enjoyable (than in 2019). The first one was more like getting the monkey off my back. I had already done a lot of stuff online, very accomplished, but I still needed the big one. So this kinda takes my name off the list of guys that didn’t have it.

Event #83: $50,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold’em Final Table Results

Place
Player
Country
Prize

1
João Vieira
Portugal
$1,384,415

2
Lander Lijo
Spain
$855,631

3
Galen Hall
United States
$625,941

4
Dan Colpoys
United States
$463,589

5
Brian Rast
United States
$347,658

6
Sean Perry
United States
$264,034

7
Fedor Holz
Germany
$203,107

8
Stephen Chidwick
United Kingdom
$158,278

9
Alexandros Theologis
Greece
$124,974

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Author: Rick Walker