Leandro Biancini is revered more than ever as the absolute lord and master of the pampas. That Monday morning, El Pitu won the CAP Santa Rosa Main Event, the fifth event of the Argentine Poker Tour season, repeating what he had already accomplished back in April feat.
Just over four months ago, Bianchini had already won the Main Event at the same Casino Club, the second year at the Para des, and now he’s doing it again in a tournament, the first of which featured four races, a total of 289 entrants, and $215,000 in prize money.
The total pot was $51,572,050, split among the top 41 players, although only 13 finished on the podium. In heads-up play on the final day, Bianchini defeated Gabriel Lo Valvo and remained heads-up despite being close to 5-1 in chips.
Somit El Pitu, who had a solid season, earned $11,933,772 in trophies and prize money, while Lo Valvo earned $7,581,091. Pedro Palacios took the podium for $5,311,921.