Nicola Sasso wins IPT Sanremo

PokerStars qualifier Nicola Sasso beat a field of 428 players here in Sanremo, Italy this weekend to win the lion's share of the €830,320 prize pool. Sasso pocketed €185,000 for his efforts. America David Peters finished runner up for €155,000.

Sasso got Peters all in with A♥T♥ versus Peters' A♦2♦. The board ran out K♥T♠3♦3♣A♣ giving Sasso the title.


Sasso, who plays on PokerStars under the name JackReRaise won his seat in the event for €100, The businessman's biggest win before this weekend was a €2,745 cash in a €200 limit poker event.

The IPT heads to San Marino next month, June 13-17.

For more information on the tour, visit, the IPT website.

Brad Willis is the PokerStars Head of Blogging

Brad Willis
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