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Walter "cesarino90" Treccarichi Wins PokerStars.IT IPT Saint Vincent for €87,500

Walter "cesarino90" Treccarichi

From Feb. 27 through March 5, the Italian Poker Tour (IPT) was at the Casinò de la Valleè in Saint Vincent for the second stop of Season 6. The festival culminated in a €700 buy-in accumulator Main Event, which attracted 635 entries and created a prize pool of €388,048. After six days of intense play, Walter "cesarino90" Treccarichi emerged victorious to capture the €87,500 first-place prize.

PokerStars.IT IPT Saint Vincent Final Table Results

1stWalter Treccarichi€87,500
2ndMarcello Miniucchi€72,500
3rdDario Sammartino€35,000
4thGianluca Speranza€25,000
5thAndrea Dato€20,000
6thLeonardo Parmiggiani€15,000
7thClaudio Daffinà€11,000
8thFederico Piroddi€8,000
9thMarko Mikovic€6,850

According to the, the first elimination of the final table came when Marko Mikovic opened for 80,000 under the gun only to have Treccarichi three-bet all in from the big blind. Mikovic snap-called off his remaining hips, but discovered he’d just been coolered.

The final table.
The final table.

Treccarichi: {a-Diamonds}{a-Hearts}
Mikovic: {k-Diamonds}{k-Spades}

The board ran out a clean {5-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}{j-Clubs}{2-Spades}{10-Spades}, and Mikovic had to settle for ninth place and €6,850. Before long Federico Piroddi and Claudio Daffinà joined him on the rail in eighth and seventh place respectively.

After Leonardo Parmiggiani exited in sixth place, well-known Italian pro Andrea Dato followed him out the door in fifth. It happened when Dato opened for 160,000 from the cutoff and received two calls, which brought about a flop of {q-Clubs}{8-Spades}{5-Diamonds}. All three players checked, and then Marcello Miniucchi bet the {6-Hearts} turn. Only Dato called and then the two got it all in when an {A-} hit the river. Dato held the {k-Spades}{7-Diamonds} for a bluff, which was no good against the {q-Hearts}{j-Diamonds} of Miniucchi.

Not long after, Gianluca Speranza got his stack all in holding the {a-Spades}{k-Hearts} and was in prime shape to double against the {a-Hearts}{4-Spades} of Miniucchi. Unfortunately for Speranza, a four fell on the turn and he was out in fourth place for €25,000.

After Dario Sammartino fell in third place, Miniucchi began heads-up play with a slight chip lead over Treccarichi. However, the man known as “cesarino90” held strong and eventually took over the chip lead. Miniucchi, who had fallen to a short stack, then tried to steal from the button by moving all in with the {q-Spades}{4-Hearts}, but Treccarichi called from the big blind with the {a-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}. The best hand held and Miniucchi had to settle for second place and a €72,500 consolation prize.

Congratulations to Walter "cesarino90" Treccarichi, winner of the PokerStars.IT IPT Saint Vincent for €87,500.

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