Italian Poker Tour

IPT8 Malta: Call me Ismael... or champion, says Bojang, winner of Main Event

Looked at a certain way, every poker tournament may seem a daunting, insurmountable task for any individual to overcome. Take the Italian Poker Tour Malta Main Event, a tournament that drew 775 competitors. Each arrived with an idea of conquering what might initially seem an almost impossible to def...more

by Martin Harris on October 23, 2016 8:59 AM

IPT8 Malta: Main Event final table live updates

• IPT8 Malta Main Event is over - Ismael Bojang wins €101,940• IPT8 MAIN EVENT PAYOUTS • EPT MAIN EVENT COVERAGE | €25K HIGH ROLLER COVERAGE5:14pm: It's over! Ismael Bojang wins IPT8 Main Event (€101,940); Francesco Leotta 2nd (€75,690)Level 32 - Blinds 100,000/200,000 (25,000 ante)Bojang's the cham...more

by Live reporting team on October 23, 2016 1:38 AM

IPT8 Malta: Francesco Leotta leads Main Event final six; Panka and Bojang am

The weather forecast for Day 3 of the IPT8 Malta Main Event would have read something like this: 'Heavy showers of eliminations with the occasional extreme dry spell'. All I know is Italy's Francesco Leotta must have brought the thickest umbrella to the Portomaso Casino, because he's leading our fin...more

by Live reporting team on October 22, 2016 1:06 AM

IPT8 Malta: Daniel Portiansky ends Main Event Day 2 leading final 31 

After a couple of overcast days here in Malta, the temperature was higher today on the archipelago. The action heated up as well on Day 2 of the Italian Poker Tour Main Event here at the Portomaso Casino, where 211 players from a 775-starting field returned to battle their way to this weekend's fina...more

by Live reporting team on October 21, 2016 1:22 AM

IPT8 Malta: Johan Guilbert tops Day 1B survivors, including Schemion

A high roller champ playing two tournaments at once; a player making noises reminiscent of that scene from When Harry Met Sally; Kassouf's coconuts getting cracked; this day had plenty of worthy anecdotes. But before we get to those, let's cover the important stuff.A total of 556 players entered Day...more

by Live reporting team on October 20, 2016 3:31 AM

IPT8 Malta: Stefan Jedlicka leads after Day 1A of Main Event

Great day for JedlickaDay 1A of a poker tournament, the task to build a stack but also not lose the one you started with. A nice primer for the serious business to come on Day 2 and beyond. Rarely are tournament winning stacks made during the opening stanzas of a poker tournament and in many ways to...more

by Live reporting team on October 19, 2016 2:42 AM

IPT Saint Vincent provides fairy tale ending for Elefante

It turns out that the people of Valle D'Aosta speak three languages. Italian and French are the official ones (the area is tucked up against Italy's border with France and Switzerland), while more than half the population speak Valdôtain, the local dialect. This week though a fourth language was int...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 9, 2016 9:03 AM

Balazs Somodi wins IPT Grand Final crown

The Italian Poker Tour Grand wrapped up its seventh season in Saint Vincent this week, with a Grand Final event won by Hungarian Balazs Somodi. Somodi topped a field of 308 players to earn a first prize of €70,000 from a combined prize pool of €298,760. Balazs SomodiSomodi, who has earned more than ...more

by Stephen Bartley on January 27, 2016 1:31 AM

Natan Chauskin wins IPT7 Malta2 Main Event from the front

Natan Chauskin - the winnerA total of 947 players turned up a few days ago to play the IPT Main Event, and here on a Sunday evening, just one man was left standing. Natan Chauskin defeated Govert Metaal in a relatively short heads up battle to claim the trophy and €149,560. Chauskin entered the day...more

by Marc Convey on October 25, 2015 1:26 PM

IPT7 Malta2: Italian Poker Tour kicks off another bumper festival

The PokerStars festival liner has sailed back into Saint Julian's Bay, Malta for a second time this year. The stop proved so popular back in March that there was very little chance of leaving it off the schedule, this time around. The European Poker Tour Main Event kicks off in few days time leaving...more

by Marc Convey on October 21, 2015 2:39 AM
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