Brazilian fans have a safe seat in the “stand” at the Horseshoe Casino in Las Vegas. At the end of Day 28 of the WSOP 2023, Sérgio Braga was the first man to reach the final table and take home the coveted gold bracelet. He finished fifth in Event 55: $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo, adding $34,225 to his bankroll.
Sergio reacted quickly at the start of finals day and managed to move up from bottom of the standings, but polesitter Marcin Horecki rallied with an even more impressive The performance stole the show. With a 3-1 lead in heads-up play, the pro stopped every attempt by veteran Mike Matusow. The winner took home $155,275 and the runner-up took home $95,957.
In an interview Horecki revealed that he retired five years ago.
“I played it again.” Very interesting, it seems that I have not forgotten this game. I also got the card. When I was playing in Las Vegas a lot, there were maybe three to five Polish players there. The group now has over two dozen members, and I really appreciate it. The atmosphere was perfect and I couldn’t ask for more. ’ he said.
With 566 entries in Event #55, the WSOP handed out $755,611 in prize money. Check out how much each finalist received:
1. Marcin Horecki (Poland) $155,275
2. Mike Matusow (USA) $95,957
3. Scott Numoto (USA) $66,950
4. James Cheung (UK ) S$47,475
5. Sergio Braga (Brazil) US$34,225
6. Michael Estes (USA) US$25,089
7. Brian Rast (US) $18,709
8. Chris George (US) $14,195