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Vivian Saliba

Vivian Saliba
Nationality: Brazil
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Biography

Vivian Saliba cashed in her first live poker tournament in Brazil, where she played until 2016. In 2017, Saliba headed to Las Vegas for the first time for the World Series of Poker where she went on to make a name for herself by cashing in cashing in five bracelet events. Later in the year she cashed in four more events in the World Series of Poker Europe. In November 2017, Saliba joined 888poker as an Ambassador for the brand.

World Series of Poker
In 2017, Saliba at 24 years of age, played at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Her first trip was a success cashing in five separate events, including two with five-figure buy-ins.

Her deepest run came in the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Eight Handed Championship event where she finished in 11th place out of a field of 428 players to collect $47,923. This represented Saliba’s biggest cash to date.

She went on to cash in the Main Event before heading home to Brazil to take third place in the WSOP International Circuit R$2,500 Pot Limit Omaha for R$33,000.

Near the end of the year, Saliba traveled to the World Series of Poker Europe at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic where she cashed in four more events. She was part of a small group to cash in both the WSOP Main Event and the WSOP Europe €10,300 Main Event after taking 59th place in the latter for €16,710.

Vivian Saliba’s Top Five WSOP Results

2017WSOP $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship11th$47,923
2017WSOP $10,000 Main Event421st$27,743
2017WSOP Europe €10,30059th€16,710 ($19,442)
2017WSOP Monster Stack293rd$4,768
2017WSOP Europe €550 Pot Limit Omaha30th€1,341 ($1,580)

Did you know?
[*]Saliba first played live poker at 17 years of age when her father brought her to a poker club in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
[*]The Brazilian cashed in nine separate WSOP Events her first year playing it in 2017, five in Las Vegas and four more in Rozvadov, Czech Republic.
[*]Saliba became an 888poker Ambassador in November 2017 joining fellow Brazilian Bruno Foster Politano.

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2021 888poker XL Spring Series
XL Spring #8 - $50,000 High Roller
20th $716
2019 888poker LIVE Festival London
£1,100 Main Event
26th £3530
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #85: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed
56th $5686
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #64: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em
4th $308888
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #42: $600 Mixed No-Limit Hold'em / Pot-Limit Omaha Deepstack
293rd $961
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #34: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em
472nd $2393
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #19: $565 Pot-Limit Omaha
54th $3495
2018 888poker LIVE Festival Bucharest
Main Event
53rd €1800
2017 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #11: €10,350 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT
59th €16710
2017 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #2: €550 Pot-Limit Omaha
30th €1341
2017 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #3: €1,100 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo Bounty Hunter
46th €1104
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #73: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
421st $27743
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #54: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed Championship
11th $47923

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