afael “TheBigKid” Moraes is the lucky winner of a Bitcoin jackpot worth $1,050,560. He hit the big payout in the Americas Cardroom’s “Venom” tournament.

The VENOM's tournaments are known to attract some of the best players in gaming. This time around, there were more than 48 hours worth and 130 staff members involved in its organization.

The final table lasted 5 hours and 6 minutes for 8 finalists: 2 from the USA,  1 Canadian resident, 1 from Hungary, 1 from Latvia, 1 from Germany, 1 from Czech Republic, and 1 from Brazil who won the said tournament.

The event now holds the Guinness World Records title for the largest cryptocurrency jackpot in an online poker tournament up to date.

Moraes, a Brazilian online gambler, is the lucky recipient of this life-changing prize. He beat out over 4,500 other players in the Venom tournament to take home the top prize.

This isn’t the first time Moraes has made headlines for his gambling exploits.  In 2017, he won $150,000 in a single hand of online poker.

While Moraes is no doubt thrilled with his latest win, it’s sure to be bittersweet. Earlier this year, he was banned from playing online poker in the US after allegedly using multiple accounts to collude with other players.

Whether you love or hate Moraes, there’s no denying that he’s had some incredible luck when it comes to gambling.


Aug 3, 2022
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