Manig Loeser, the holder of one of the best names in poker, is an early winner at EPT Sanremo after trumping a 145-man field in Event #6: €990 No-Limit Hold’em turbo. Loeser had to navaigate his way past a tough field who were warming up for the main event which included EPT London champion David Vamplew, two-time EPT final tablist Jan Bendik and PCA High Roller Bryn Kenney (who finished runner-up in the last Red Spade Open for $135,958.35).
Buy-in: €900 + €90
Game: NLHE turbo
Prize pool: €126,585
1. Manig Loeser, German, €39,600
2. Emin Aghayev, Azerbaijan, €22,160
3. Jan Bendik, Slovakia, €13,300
4. David Vamplew, UK, €9,500
5. Manolo de Vecchis, Italy, €7,645
6. Luigi Sangermano, Italy, €6,300
7. Manlio Lemina, Italy, €5,000
8. Rodrigo Caprioli, Italy, €3,800
9. Matteo Nicolino, Italy, €2,780
10. Giuseppe Liotta, Italy, €2,780
11. Shannon Shorr, USA, €2,530
12. Nikov Dobromir , Bulgaria, €2,530
13. Bryn Kenney, USA, €2,280
14. Bjorn Lindberg, Sweden, €2,280
15. Vadzim Markushevski, Belarus, €2,050
16. Dylan Linde, USA, €2,050
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Rick Dacey is a staff writer for the PokerStars Blog.