IPT 2 San Marino: Final table profiles
by Matteo Viola
It has been a great show at 'Centro Congressi' San Marino. After about 30 hours of poker and high emotion we are now down to the final table. Here are the player profiles:
Giacomo plays at PokerStars under the UserID 'xBusmaker86x'. He is a student and bought directly into the event. He is Italian, 23 years old and has been playing poker for one and a half years. Giacomo plans to spend his winnings on holiday, and playing at all of this year's IPTs.
Donato is a 46-year-old Italian player who started in 2003. He has already obtained good results in live tournaments such as a third place in Romania netting €13,000. He definitely wants to play all IPT season 2 stops, and he bought in directly. He is a professional poker player who started playing online.
Stefano is a 35-year-old Italian player. He wants to spend his winnings on his family and to bankroll his poker career. He will play the next IPTs in San Remo and Venice as well. He qualified through a €10 satellite. He started playing with his friends and is now an online poker specialist.
Mauro plays at PokerStars under the UserID 'mauro273'. He is 37, Italian and started to play two years ago. He won €7,500 at the EPT San Remo event. He plans to spend his winnings on his family and his poker career.
Luigi is a 25-year-old player from Italy. His UserID on PokerStars is '#1gigetto1#'. He has been playing poker for eight years netting already more than €300,000. He wants to play all season 2 IPT stops. He loves Daniel Negreanu and plays a tight/loose/aggressive poker.
Aldo Zambruno is a 35-year-old Italian player who started five years ago online at PokerStars under the UserID 'AldinoPro'. He obtained good results in live events such as a fifth place in the Venice Pagano Event. He will play all IPT season 2 stops and qualified for San Marino through a PokerStars satellite.
Simone is a 25-year-old Italian player who started one and a half years ago. His best live result was at the Malta BetProLive tournament where he won €1,650. His best poker memory is the winning at PokerStars.it Sunday Special.
Alexiou is a 50-year-old Greek poker player who started five years ago. He is the only non-Italian at this final table. He is a great player who has already won IPT Nova Gorica and finished fourth at EPT Prague. Alexiou wants to spend all his money on living large! He is planning to play a lot of IPT events this year.