Day 1A of EPT Sanremo (a city with about 57,000 inhabitants on the Mediterranean coast of western Liguria in north-western Italy) Main Event saw a field of 175 runners being narrowed down to 103 players during 8 levels of play. Cristiano Guerra, an Italian poker pro with nearly half a million dollars in tournament winnings, bagged up the largest stack at the end of play (148,700), and his closet opponent was Aku Joentausta from Finland with 125,500 in chips. Notables that made it through to Day 2 include Pius Heinz (80k) and Vanessa Selbst (28k).
We will be back with another brief update tomorrow once Day 1B is in the books. Stay tuned!