Agostino Pecoraro and Nicholas Domeniconi Win Gioco Digitale WPT National Campione Main Events

The Gioco Digitale WPT National Campione has concluded its €500,000 guaranteed, ten day poker festival featuring two Main Events, €500+€50 and €900+€90. The first WPT National Champion crowned here at Casino Campione was Agostino Pecoraro winning the WPT National 500, taking home first prize of €42,000. He also took home to converted WPT National trophy…

Matt Clark
13 de junio de 2014

The Gioco Digitale WPT National Campione has concluded its €500,000 guaranteed, ten day poker festival featuring two Main Events, €500+€50 and €900+€90.

The first WPT National Champion crowned here at Casino Campione was Agostino Pecoraro winning the WPT National 500, taking home first prize of €42,000. He also took home to converted WPT National trophy after a heads up battle with the chip leader for the majority of the tournament, Eros Nastasi. This is Nastasi’s second WPT National final table appearance after finishing third in the WPT National Slovenia two years ago.

WPT National 500 winner Agostino Pecoraro
WPT National 500 winner Agostino Pecoraro

Posiciones de la mesa final:

  1. Augustine Pecoraro        €42,000
  2. Eros Nastasi                        €29,400
  3. Antonio Scalzi                    €18,900
  4. Piero Compagnoni           €14,000
  5. Fabio Tondi                         €10,500
  6. Michele Rinaldi                  €8,400
  7. Yuri Calcagno                     €7,000
  8. Cristian Le Rose                 €5,600

The second WPT National Champion was Nicholas Domeniconi winning the WPT National 900. Domeniconi defied the odds to take home first prize of €60,000. He started the heads up battle against Paolo Compagno who had over eight million chips. Domeniconi proceeded to double up three times in only half an hour before becoming the new WPT National Champion.

WPT National 900 Winner 1.Niccolo Domeniconi
WPT National 900 Winner 1. Niccolo Domeniconi

Posiciones de la mesa final:

  1. Niccolo Domeniconi €60,000
  2. Paolo Compagno        €41,000
  3. Andrea Ciari                €26,500
  4. Guido Pedroncelli     €19,400
  5. Marilena Desenzani  €14,500
  6. Lado Momcilovic      €11,700
  7. Marcello Miniucchi  €9,700
  8. Tomaso Bonini           €7,700

Notable players in attendance across the WPT poker festival were Gioco Digitale pro Flavio Ferrari Zumbini, EPT Monaco winner Antonio Buonanno, SXII WPT Venice 12th place  Antonio Bernaudo, recent IPO winner Carlo Savinelli, 5th  ranked in Italian’s all-time money on GPI Salvatore Bonavena, SXI WPT National Venice winner Gabriele Lepore, 1st ranked in Switzerlands all-time money list and WPTN St Vincent 7th place Claudio Rinaldi, SXII WPT Venice National 7th place Gianluca Trebbi, SXII WPT Venice 3rd place Maurizio Saieva and SXII WPT National Venice winner Alessandro Minasi.

GD Girl Ana Falasca featured as this month’s Playboy Italia’s front cover. For the second event running the Gioco Digital playboy table was a highlight at Casino Campione. The Gioco Digitale Playmate table had six playmates (including Ana) and six invited players. The live stream of the table can be viewed here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAH3Dv2gxlk

WPT players parties got to enjoy two VIP Players parties. The parties featured well-known local DJ, Brazilian dancers, free flowing alcohol and canapés with exclusive access to the Sporting Club with views over Lake Lugano.

Full recap including pictures can be found here: http://bit.ly/SOCIAL_BLOG_WPTN_CAMPIONE