Hailing from Brazil, Liliane Figueiredo is a new entrant in the field of poker who has earned herself a whopping five-figure reward from a WPT Second Chance Freeroll ticket. The poker lover has become the proud winner of stunning prize money of $13,153 worth by securing the third rank in the $109 6-Max Mini Warm Up tournament that took place in August on a global scale. The news was circulated in the casino gaming sector via a Twitter post by the partypoker team. Their post stated:
How would you feel if you turned a @WPT freeroll ticket into $13,153? That's exactly what Liliane Figueiredo did in the #WPTWOC. Before this her biggest cash was $180! Read about her incredible story involving the @MattStaplesPKR stream at https://t.co/SyzP1IfwoA @partypoker_br pic.twitter.com/FeF57z5nUw
— PartyPoker (@partypoker) August 27, 2020
According to the post, Liliane’s victory grabbed worldwide attention when Matthew Staples of Team partypoker started broadcasting the table action on Twitch. She revealed that her Twitch stardom was one of the most memorable moments of the game for her. The lady was a bit hesitant initially, but when she saw Matthew and viewers’ overpouring comments in her support, she became super excited and felt elated. She added that the people in the comments section stated that they would cheer for her after Matthew’s elimination. Liliane’s confidence got fired upon seeing such pushing support.
Liliane during stated her interaction with partypoker team,
The freeroll entry to the event turned out to be a major boost for Liliane as her bankroll rose from $4,373 to $13,153 quickly. The first spot was earned by Brazilian star Felipe Theodoro and the second rank was held by Romanian player Vlad Darie in the event. The winner was bestowed upon with prize money of $22,717 along with the prestigious title of the poker world.
Each partypoker gamer who plays in a WPT satellite or WPT tournament gets a ticket automatically that allows them to use it in one of the Second Chance Freerolls. These tickets are shuffled and dealt at the table at 18:00 and 22:00 CEST daily. The WPTWOC event tickets are given as prize pools by the portal. Till the end of the WPT World Online Tournament, over $400,000 worth value of tickets will be available for rewards as part of the Second Chance Freerolls feature.