PokerStars Announces Team Italia; Puchelli Wins IPT
Stefano Puchelli Wins Italian Poker Tour as New Team PokerStars Pro Italia Launched
Meraviglia lifted €75,000 for his second place with Roger Hairabedian (pictured left) winning €50,000 for his third place finish. Enzo Nardotto got fourth for €35,000, Alessandro Speranza made fifth for €27,000, Giovanni Drago was sixth collecting €22,000, Luca Moschitta captured seventh winning €17,000, and Bruno Stefanelli was eighth taking home €12,000.
Over 250 players took part in the €2,000 buy in event including 37 PokerStars online qualifiers.
PokerStars.com used the event to unveil its new Team PokerStars Pro Italia which includes Filippo Candio, Pier Paolo Fabretti, Simone Ruggeri, Nicola Fedeli, and Elena Ichim.
Online poker is booming in the newly opened up Italian market.
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