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Italy's Luca Rosini Wins Free Trip to 2013 Battle of Malta
The latest winner in PokerListings.com's Competition of the Month is Italy's Luca Rosini who will be taking a trip to play in the 2013 Battle of Malta for free.
A 28-year-old from Piea, a small town near Turin, Rosini answered a skill testing question and was selected in a random draw to receive the $2,300 BOM package.
Rosini not only gets a buy-in to the €200,000 guaranteed Battle of Malta, he'll also stay four nights at the 5-star Corinthia Hotel, enjoy daily breakfast and buffet lunch, and get access to special VIP parties and side events.
“Winning PokerListings’ Competition of the Month gives me the great chance to finally sit down and play against some of the best players around,” Rosini told PokerListings.com.
“I hope everything will work out in the best way there in Malta.”
Rosini started playing poker in 2011 after watching it on TV, and only began playing online recently where he focuses on MTT tournaments. He's already moved from Texas Hold'em games to other games like Omaha and Razz and had some quick success.
“Now my goal is to start getting some good result in live poker as well,” he explained.
PokerListings.com's new Competition of the Month could see you and a friend heading to the Tottenham vs. Chelsea match Saturday, September 28.
Join Kara Scott, Jungleman, Altergott, Strassmann at BOM 2013
The Battle of Malta is something special in the poker world.
It's a €550 No-Limit Hold'em tournament like you've never seen before.
Not only do you have the chance to win serious money with a €200k guaranteed prize pool, you'll also have the chance to compete against some of the best players in the world.
High-stakes legends Dan Cates, Max Altergott and Johannes Strassmann will all be playing.
The Battle of Malta feels like a $10k major event, complete with live coverage, video interviews, VIP player parties and big-name poker stars.
BOM also focuses on creating an exotic experience that goes beyond the poker table.
With an average daily high of 28°C in September Malta is surrounded by the Mediterranean, and home to amazing nightlife, restaurants and cultural landmarks.
Packages to the 2013 Battle of Malta are being awarded all the time. Check out our How to Qualify for the Battle of Malta page here to get involved.
Check out the video below to see how we did it in 2012: