Friday, 3 August 2012
The Mediterranean resort of San Remo played host to the latest leg of the PokerStars Italian Poker Tour earlier this week with home favourite Alessandro Meoni taking the honours.
Meoni pocketed an impressive first prize of €166,000 after outlasting a field of 375-runners at in the €2,000+€200 buy-in event. The PokerStars Supernova Elite faced Rafaelle Bertolucci, who had bought in using FPPs, heads up for the title and sealed victory when his AK held up against his fellow Italian's 10-9. The final table positions and payouts were as follows:1 Alessandro Meoni €166,0002 Raffaele Bertolucci €129,0003 Julien Norbert Dolay €71,5004 Nicolo Allisiardi €53,5005 Andrea Dato €36,0006 Omar Rodriguez €29,0007 Johnatan Maisonneuve €21,0008 Giuseppe Zarbo €14,0009 Davide Bonometti €10,710 Campione is the venue for the next leg on the Italian Poker Tour from 30 August to 3 September. Try and win a seat at PokerStars with a first deposit bonus of up to £400. Sign up here.
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