Main Event

Seat 6: Mario Puccini, (22, Hamburg, Germany – PokerStars qualifier) – 1,077,000

Mario Puccini

Economics student Puccini has been playing poker since 2007. He’s well known in the German poker community for winning nearly a hundred tournaments on PokerStars in the last four years, including the Super Tuesday in 2009 for over $60,000. His last major win was taking down the PokerStars $55 rebuy for $12,500 a few weeks ago. This is his third EPT main event cash; his best result so far was 32nd place at EPT6 Sanremo for €26,000. He’s also had three final tables in EPT side events – his best being third place in the EPT5 Dortmund €2k event for €42,000.

Bio courtesy of PokerStars.

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