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Antonio Greco has won the Alliance Poker Tour 2014, hosted in the Portomaso Casino in Malta. Greco beat Luigi Cocita heads up for the title, but also beat another 225 participants in the tournament.
Along with the amazing castle of chips and a beautiful trophy from Mdina Glass, Greco also took home the first prize after making a deal 5-handed. The players do not wish to have the prizes disclosed however, which we have chosen to respect.
The winning hand was , which hit a pair of queens on the flop and ensured the victory for Greco. Congratulations once again with the victory!
And it's Antonio Greco, who called an all in on the flop from Cocita.
The board shows
Turn is a
River is and it is all over.
Congratulations to Antonio Greco for the first prize and congratulations to Luigi Corallo for the second place.
And we should see a winner soon.
Between Antonio Greco and Luigi Cocita. There is currently a break and then the game will continue.
We didn't catch the hand as the last 3 players busted out with only 2 minutes between them. We did however see that he lost the pot to Greco, but he is happy due to the deal they all made 5-handed.
As he lost to Di Nuovo.
Di Nuovo raises to 200,000 preflop and Tambe calls.
Di Nuovo bets 200,000 and Tambe calls.
Di Nuovo bets 400,000 and Tambe goes all in for another 150,000. Di Nuovo calls.
Di Nuovo shows
Congratulations to Emilio Tambe
But the players aren't really playing any hands. They raise preflop and usually takes it down or in rare cases just check the flop to the river and showdown. It seems they are not really interested in playing.
As they get all in on the flop, where the pot is already 400,000.
Greco now have over 3,000,000 chips.
The blinds increased around 10 minutes ago to 30,000/60,000 with a 5,000 ante.
The players are just relaxing at the table after the deal, not playing any big hands.
We just got the information about the deal, which they have all accepted.
The players don't want to disclose their deal.
The players has asked the tournament director to look at some numbers for settling 5 ways, but they do not wish to disclose anything else right now. We will report back when the game starts and we know some more.
Dario Annunziata has just been knocked out by Antonio Greco as he pushes all in preflop and Greco calls.
The river does the mean thing to Dario, who finishes 6th and gets €3,630 for his efforts. We are now 5-handed and we will update chip counts in the break in 25 minutes.
Most hands doesn't see a flop and those who does ends up being checked down all the way.
On the bright side, they can now see what they are playing for, besides money of course, the trophies:
7 players left and the blinds are now 25,000/50,000 with a 5,000 ante.
Greco raise to 105,000 pre flop and gets a call from Cocita.
Greco bets 125,000 and Cocita calls.
Both players check
Both check and Greco shows