Team 888poker Signs Two Brazilian Players
Team 888poker has signed two rising young Brazilian poker players to its list of pros, both Bruno Pereira Lima Kawauti and Nicolau Villa-Lobos have signed in time to participate in the 2013 WSOP Europe tournament this October.
Villa-Lobos is the son of Brazilian rock star Dado Villa-Lobos, however, he quickly became known in his own right as a talented online poker player. He won the 2013 PokerStars’ $1,050 SCOOP-Main for a first prize of over $450,000 and has live tournament winnings of $302,000 in the last year.
Kawauti, won his first live tournament in 2010 and has quickly risen through the ranks to collect $543,000 in total winnings.
His best result so far is a 15th place finish in the 2013 WSOP Main Event and 110th place finish the previous year.
The players are joining a team which includes a huge range of poker and sports celebrities. They will be playing alongside stars such as Sam Holden, Tyler Bonkowski, Jimmy Anderson, Shane Warne and Patrick de Koster.
The team serves to help promote 888poker and participate in important decisions. This way they help to bring in more players which goes on to improve the quality of games and the overall player experience.