Panama Awaits Third Stop of the Latin American Poker Tour 20 Jul

The Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) is back in full swing after a seven-year absence, with Panama City ready to host the third stop of the series from August 4 to 8, following successful events in Rio de Janeiro and Montevideo.

In Brazil, the victory stayed at home as the Anthony Ribeiro outplayed the competition, securing $125,277 in winnings. The event attracted 557 entries, culminating in a prize pool of $654,204. On the other hand, LAPT Uruguay's stage was seized by Venezuelan Tullio Juarez, pocketing an impressive $80,000 for a win over a field of 346 players.

The Panama event will take place at the luxurious Crown Casino Sheraton, situated within the elegant Sheraton Grand Panama. team will be present, so expect regular updates from the floor.

The key tournament dates to remember are:

  • LAPT Main Event: August 4-8 – $1,500
  • LAPT Single Day 3K: August 4 and August 6 – $3,000
  • LAPT NLH High Roller: August 7-8 – $5,000
  • LAPT NLH 6 Handed Mystery K.O.: August 7-8 – $1,000
  • LAPT NLH High Roller Progressive K.O.: August 8 – $3,000

“We are delighted that the LAPT is once again returning to Panama, and we look forward to welcoming players to Crown Casino Panama,” said Cedric Billot, PokerStars Director of Live Events.

“Our regional tours give players from around the world a chance to enjoy the renowned PokerStars experience live, whether it's playing the Main Event, cash games, or simply soaking up the atmosphere of the event itself. We hope to see as many players as possible enjoying Panama."

Panama City, a city teeming with life and energy, is the perfect backdrop for the high-stakes excitement of the Latin American Poker Tour. This captivating city is as varied as the cards on a poker table, featuring everything from historical landmarks in Casco Viejo to modern marvels in its bustling downtown. The pulsating rhythm of the city, combined with its diverse cultural offerings and mesmerizing landscapes, guarantees an unforgettable experience for every poker enthusiast.

2023 LAPT Winners

Event Buy-in Entries Prize Pool Winner Country Prize
LAPT Brazil Main Event R$7,500 557 $654,204 Anthony Ribeiro Brazil $125,277
LAPT Uruguay Main Event $1,500 346 $417,900 Tullio Juarez Venezuela $80,000
LAPT Panama Main Event $1,500