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Mustapha Kanit Wins Italian Poker Tour Nova Gorica

Twenty-Year-Old Italian Lifts €200,000 In Nova Gorica, Italy

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Mustapha Kanit courtesy of PokerStarsTwenty-year-old Mustapha Kanit has won the PokerStars.com Italian Poker Tour Nova Gorica taking down €200,000 for his victory over the 395-strong field.

The €2,000 buy in event created a prize pool of €768,240 and in the final hand Kanit had to come from behind holding QDiamond Suit 9Diamond Suit against Marco Mancini’s KDiamond Suit QHeart Suit and did so convincingly, hitting a 9 on the flop and another on the turn to lift the title and first prize.

The final table payouts were:
1: Mustapha Kanit — €200,000
2: Marco Mancini — €122,000
3: Salvatore Castorina — €76,000
4: Daniele Scatragli — €57,000
5: Enrico Fabrizi — €38,000
6: Maurizio Cappanni — €30,500
7: Ciro Calabrese — €23,600
8: Massimiliano di Paolantonio — €15,600