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World Poker Tour

Venice, Paris, Los Angeles

by Card Player News Team |  Published: May 01, 2011


As 2011 got under way the World Poker Tour began to ramp up its action. Here Card Player brings you a round up of three major events on both sides of the Atlantic. Venice Firstly Alessio Isaia took down the largest tournament ever to be held in Venice to become the first Italian to win a major WPT title, after topping a 523-strong field at the World Poker Tour Venice. Isaia beat Hungaraian Szabolcs Mayer heads up for the first-place prize of €380,000 at the Casino di Venezia, which is reputed to be the oldest casino in the world. The young Italian also takes home a $25,500 seat at the WPT World Championship and a Tiffany bracelet. After his win, the Full Tilt Poker pro said, “I’m very happy. I’ve been trying to win a big tournament for three or four years. I came close in the EPT but I ...

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