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Max Pescatori Becomes Winningest European In WSOP History

by Brian Pempus |  Published: Sep 16, 2015


In terms of bracelets, no European-born player can compare to Italian Max Pescatori. The 44-year-old grinder, who is based out of Las Vegas, won his first bracelet in 2006, second in 2008, and then went on a long downswing at the World Series of Poker. This summer, Pescatori claimed bracelets number three and four. He won both a $10,000 Seven Card Stud Eight-or-better and $1,500 Razz event, moving his all time winnings to more than $3.6 million. Last summer was a decent one for him, so he thought he had incrementally built up some confidence and momentum heading into this summer. He was right. His first bracelet of the summer moved him into a four-way tie among Europeans at the WSOP. His second win left just 23 men in the history of poker with more bracelets than him. Card Player caught up with Pescatori prior to the main event to ...

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