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Nicola Sasso Wins Italian Poker Tour Main Event

Sanremo Grand Final Main Event Attracts 428 Players

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Nicola Sasso has won the PokerStars Italian Poker Tour Sanremo Grand Final main event taking down €185,000 for his win.

The Italian bested 427 opponents in the €2,000 + €200 buy in main event including American David Peters heads up.

Sasso had around two million in chips more than Peters but they reached an agreement to set aside €155,000 each and played on for €30,000.

The final hand saw Sasso go all in with a significant chip lead holding A-10 while Peters called with A-2. A 10 on the flop sealed the deal for Sasso who became the latest Italian Poker Tour champion.

The final table payouts were:
1: Nicola Sasso — €185,000
2: David Peters — €155,000
3: Alessandro Monticciolo — €83,000
4: Valeri Savov — €62,000
5: Jeremie Sarda — €41,500
6: David Taborsky — €33,200
7: Domenico Benvenuto — €24,900
8: Daniele Scatragli — €16,600