A Brazilian poker star has cheated in a event by claiming an extra beginning stack of 100,000 chips. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Latin American Poker Tour organizers in São Paulo, Brazil have disqualified native poker star Rafael Caiaffa after he tried to assert additional poker chips in a event occasion. Not solely that, however the participant may now not take part in some other event within the Brazilian Sequence of Poker (BSOP), which runs till November 29.
Caiaffa didn’t notify anybody when a seller handed him an extra 100,000
The participant acquired the duplicate stack in error initially of the BSOP R$5,000 (US$1,022) Thriller Knockout competitors. After receiving 100,000 in chips from a floorperson, Caiaffa didn’t notify anybody when a seller handed him an extra 100,000 as he sat down on the desk.
As an alternative of notifying anybody to the error, Caiaffa added the extra 100,000 to his chip stack as soon as his unique complete had dwindled to simply 10,000 – giving him one other shot on the prime prize. This didn’t go unnoticed, nevertheless. His fellow participant Eduardo Silva notified event organizers when he seen Caiaffa’s stack dimension develop drastically. They then confirmed the incident through digicam footage.
Caiaffa – who as soon as received a World Sequence of Poker bracelet in a 2022 on-line worldwide event – wasn’t the one entrant to obtain extra chips accidentally, though he was the only real participant to attempt to get away with it. In keeping with MundoPoker, a number of different gamers acquired duplicate beginning stacks and all notified members of workers.