Max Pescatori

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Max Pescatori
Max Pescatori 2006.jpg
Max Pescatori at the 2006 World Series of Poker
Nickname(s) The Italian Pirate
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Born Massimiliano Pescatori
1971 (age 43–44)
Milan, Italy
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 4
Money finish(es) 46
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
None
World Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) None
Money finish(es) 7
European Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) None
Money finish(es) 3
Information accurate as of 15 June 2015.

Massimiliano Pescatori (born 1971 in Milan) is an Italian professional poker player.

His first tournament win was in the $300 limit hold'em event in the 2003 World Poker Challenge in Reno, Nevada, John Bonetti was at his final table. Three days later he won the Omaha High Low event.

In 2004 he had two cashes at the WSOP, won the $200 limit hold'em event of the Legends of Poker and made eight final table finishes in the Ultimate Poker Challenge's first season.

In 2005 he had six cashes at the WSOP, three cashes at Festa Al Lago and five cashes at the National Championships of Poker.

At the 2006 WSOP, Pescatori won the $2,500 no limit hold 'em event when his J♣ 8♣ defeated Anthony Reategui's Q♣ T♦ on a board of T♣ 7♦ 6♥ K♥ 9♦. At the 2008 World Series of Poker he won the pot limit half Texas hold 'em, half Omaha hold 'em event, with its $246,471 first prize. Allen Cunningham and Minh Ly were at his final table.

At the 2015 WSOP, Pescatori won two bracelets in the $1,500 Seven Card Razz and the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better events.

Pescatori has also finished in the money in six World Poker Tour (WPT) events.

As of 2015, his total live tournament winnings exceed $4,075,000.[1] His 50 cashes as the WSOP account for $2,174,892 of those winnings.[2]

WSOP Bracelets[edit]

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
2006 $2,500 No Limit Hold'em $682,389
2008 $2,500 Pot Limit Hold'em/Omaha $246,509
2015 $1,500 Razz $155,947
2015 $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship $292,158

Books[edit]

Max Pescatori has co-authored two of the only books on poker originally written in Italian [3]

Book title ISBN
Giocare e vincere a poker online, 2009, by Max Pescatori and Dario De Toffoli ISBN 978-88-200-4760-3
A scuola di poker, 2010, by Dario De Toffoli, Max Pescatori and Giorgio Sigon ISBN 978-88-200-4890-7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Max Pescatori Hendon Mob tournament results
  2. ^ World Series of Poker Earnings, worldseriesofpoker.com
  3. ^ La Repubblica, 13 November 2010, Google translation of http://www.repubblica.it/sport/poker/2010/11/13/news/recensione-9076987/index.html?ref=search

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