Angelo Recchia hails from San Vito dei Normanni, Brindisi and first started playing poker six years ago in online heads up SNGs and MTTs. His first live experience was in 2010 competing in the PokerStars.it All Stars Of Poker; he finished sixth for €12,000. Recchia graduated in linguistics, then did military service and worked as a barman all around Italy before becoming a poker pro. His best live result to date was winning a €1,000 IPT Sanremo side event in January for €32,000. He also has several other smaller cashes to his name from the PCA, WSOP and Eureka Poker Tour. Online, he came fifth in the PokerStars.it Sunday Special for almost €10,500 and third in the PokerStars.it Sunday High Roller for around €6,500.
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