Max Pescatori at the 2006 World Series of Poker
|Nickname(s)||The Italian Pirate|
|Residence||Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.|
1971 (age 43–44)
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
|European Poker Tour|
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.
Pescatori has also finished in the money in six World Poker Tour (WPT) events.
|2006||$2,500 No Limit Hold'em||$682,389|
|2008||$2,500 Pot Limit Hold'em/Omaha||$246,509|
|2015||$10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship||$292,158|
Max Pescatori has co-authored two of the only books on poker originally written in Italian 
|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|
- Max Pescatori Hendon Mob tournament results
- World Series of Poker Earnings, worldseriesofpoker.com
- La Repubblica, 13 November 2010, Google translation of http://www.repubblica.it/sport/poker/2010/11/13/news/recensione-9076987/index.html?ref=search