Monday, 26 September 2011
Matt Giannetti has shown that his appearance at this year's WSOP Main Event final table is no fluke after taking down the inaugural World Poker Tour event in Malta over the weekend.
The November Niner was near the top of the chip counts at the end of the opening day flight and stayed near the head of the leader board throughout to book himself an appearance at the final table. It looked like the WPT would be crowning its maiden female winner though after Cecilia Pescaglini continued her amazing run. The momentum seemed to be with the Italian who went into heads up play with a slight chip lead and then went on to win the first five hands of heads up play.Giannetti worked his way back in front though and pushed all his chips in the middle on a 10c8h2c board holding 9c7d for an open ended straight draw. Pescaglini, holding Qs10d, made the call, needing to dodge plenty of outs. Unfortunately for the Italian, the jack of spades hit on the river to give Giannetti the win and the $273,000 first prize. The $159,412 runner up prize offered some consolation for the teary Pescaglini.Props to to Simon Trumper who showed that he's not just a fantastic card room manager. The Dusk Till Dawn chief finished in fourth place pocketing $72,985.The final table positions and payouts were as follows:1 Matt Giannetti $273,200 2 Cecilia Pescaglini $159,412 3 Filippo Bianchini $104,936 4 Simon Trumper $72,985 5 Tristan Clemencon $54,381 6 Fabien Sartoris $41,977Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
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The Easter holidays are now upon us and Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are celebrating by holding a pair of special online poker tournaments.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker will be launching their three-stage Vegas Milli Maker tournament series from tomorrow offering players the chance to win a prize package to compete in the upcoming Millionaire Maker event at the 48th annual edition of the World Series Of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are about to kick off three-stage online satellite tournament series that are promising to award winners with prize packages to compete in the upcoming European Poker Championship in Velden, Austria.
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