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Paulo Joanello Makes Dream Come True After Winning First WSOP Bracelet in Event #77 $1500 Fifty Stack ($321917) – PokerNews.com

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November 18, 2021Adam Lamers

Paulo Joanello has topped a field of 1,501 players to capture his World Series of Poker gold bracelet in Event #77: $1,500 Fifty Stack No-Limit Hold’em. Joanello defeated Toby Price after a back and forth heads-up match that saw Joanello walk away with the first-place prize of $321,917.

This is Joanello’s fourth WSOP cash of his career, but this one will go down as his largest by far to date. The Brazilian has played poker for the majorit…….

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November 18, 2021Adam Lamers

Paulo Joanello has topped a field of 1,501 players to capture his World Series of Poker gold bracelet in Event #77: $1,500 Fifty Stack No-Limit Hold’em. Joanello defeated Toby Price after a back and forth heads-up match that saw Joanello walk away with the first-place prize of $321,917.

This is Joanello’s fourth WSOP cash of his career, but this one will go down as his largest by far to date. The Brazilian has played poker for the majority of his career in his home country and usually only travels to the United States for the WSOP. He’s been attending the annual event in Las Vegas since 2013 but this was his first final table and he wasn’t about to let the bracelet escape him.

Final Table Results

Place Player Country Prize
1 Paulo Joanello Brazil $321,917
2 Toby Price United States $198,970
3 Martin Bicanik Czech Republic $146,061
4 Ron Moisescu Israel $108,349
5 Roongsak Griffeth United States $81,228
6 Axel Hallay France $61,550
7 Elio Fox United States $47,145
8 David Morel United States $36,508
9 Scott Hall United States $28,585

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“When he came back in heads-up, I thought I was going to lose. But I looked at the bracelet and my rail and I said “No” this is going to Brazil and these people and I’m very happy.”

Joanello specifically came to the WSOP this year for the Main Event but was eliminated on Day 3. He made a deep run in Event #75: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout, finishing in 74th place just yesterday. After jumping into this tournament shortly after, Joanello said everything just fit into place.

“Today, I ran good. It feels awesome,” Joanello shared with PokerNews after his victory.

Joanello had one of the most boisterous rails at the 2021 WSOP and the Brazilians seem to never disappoint. When the final river card was dealt, Joanello was jumping around with his rail and the echoes could be heard throughout the Amazon Room. He admitted afterward what this means to him and the country of Brazil.

“It’s a dream, a dream come true. I have no voice …….

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