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Look Out With Fernando Brito

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Feb 18, 2011

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Fernando Brito has been playing poker for less than two years, but he already has racked up an impressive collection of tournament results. He currently is atop the European Poker Tour Player of the Year standings, thanks to his impressive consistency during season seven. He has a big lead over current runner-up John O’Shea and Italian professional Dario Alioto. Brito is a 51-year-old businessman from Portugal who currently lives in Brazil. He owns factories in Angola, and “fazendas” (large farms) in Brazil. He is married and has four children. He started playing poker online on PokerStars while also enjoying live play. He got his feet wet on the EPT by finishing 53rd at the season-six Grand Final. He has gone on to cash six times during season seven, and now has accumulated €460,000 at EPT events. His first tournament win came when he defeated Rob Hollink heads up in a ...


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