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Cristiano Guerra Leads at EPT Sanremo 2014

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Apr/14/2014
Cristiano Guerra Leads at EPT Sanremo 2014

There were 176 entries for Day 1a of the EPT Sanremo Main Event today and 103 remain, led by IPT Venice finalist Cristiano Guerra.

Also through to Day 2 are Team PokerStars Pros Vanessa Selbst and Pier Paolo Fabretti plus PokerStars.fr Team Online member Ronan Monfort as well as EPT Prague winner Julian Track and GPI European Rookie of the Year Adrian Mateos who both qualified online on PokerStars.

Overall, some 140 players qualified for EPT Sanremo online including a whole bunch of EPT champions competing on Day 1b: Anton Wigg, Michael Tureniec, Roberto Romanello, Frederik Jensen, Kevin MacPhee, David Vamplew, Nicolas Chouity and Remi Castaignon as well as Aussie Millions champ Ami Barer. Tomorrow's players are also set to include Team Pros EPT6 champion Liv Boeree, ElkY plus Team Online's Marc-Andre “FrenchDawg” Ladouceur and Mickey “mement_mori” Petersen. Qualifiers include Martin Jacobson, Griffin Benger, Alex Bilokur, Stephen Chidwick, Jeffrey Hakim, Jude Ainsworth and Ole Schemion – who is currently leading the current EPT10 Player of the Year race.

DE FENZA WINS IPT SANREMO MAIN EVENT FOR €105,600 
The €770 IPT Sanremo Main Event ended today with Alessandro “aletilter” de Fenza, a 23-year-old SuperNova Elite from Milan, snagging the €105,600 win.

The event had an accumulator format with three start days, and attracted 609 unique players creating 1,124 entries for a total prize pool of € 763,196.

GAETANO PREITE WINS €2k IPT HIGH ROLLER 
Italian pro Gaetano Preite beat EPT Kyiv runner-up Alex Dovzhenko heads-up to take down the €2k IPT High Roller tonight for a €77,800 first prize. There were 181 entries in the event creating €351,140 prize pool divvied up between 27 players in all.

Gaetone Preite, Italy, € 77,800 
Alex Dovzhenko, Russia, € 52,500 
Olivier Busquet, USA, € 36,140 
Aleksandr Gofman, Russia, € 29,450 
Matthieu Lamagnere, France, € 23,500 
Juri Mereu, Italy, € 18,100 
Artur Koren, Germany, € 13,200 
Olvedo Heinze, Netherlands, € 9,500 
Tom Hall, UK, € 7,900

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