PokerStars weekend review (10-15-12)
Ludovic Lacay claimed the biggest headlines heading into this weekend by winning EPT Sanremo and €744,910 beating French Canadian Jason Lavallee heads-up. EPT Sanremo had been a good one for the east side of Canada (Marc-Andre Ladouceur won the first of two High Rollers for €132,000). As EPT Sanremo began to drift into but a memory of ice-creams, Mare Blu ravioli, fake bags and reloading buffets attention was turned to the weekend majors.
EPT Sanremo winner Ludovic LacayFind out who won what in all our Saturday, Sunday and Weekly tournaments (results for Joseph 'subiime' Cheong, Shane 'shaniac' Schleger, WCOOP leaderboard champ 'mikal12345' and Toby '810ofclubs' Lewis among others)
Read about how happy Frenchman Ludovic Lacay (a popular figure on the tour) came to win €744,910, a Slyde watch and the EPT Sanremo trophy.
Lacay wasn't the only winner in Sanremo. You can check out all the results from Sanremo here where you'll find links through to reports from every side event, such as Dominik Nitsche's triumph that pushed him through $2m in winnings, Vesa Leikos' enormous €210,000 win in a €2,100 tournament, Benny Spindler's continued dominance in live poker (when he actually decides to play) and how Chris Sly was railed to victory by good mate Sam Trickett.
Stalling in live tournaments has become a big issue of late with the likes of Daniel Negreanu weighing in heavily. Click through for this must-read article.
Rick Dacey is a staff writer for the PokerStars Blog.