It was a similar story to his Barcelona adventure for Ryan Spittles from the UK. Starting Day 3 with a very playable stack and then just not able to win a pot to finish just in the money.
He spoke briefly to Pokernews as he made his way out of the building. With 18 big blinds left, he explained, he three-bet jammed with over the active Rumen Nanev who called him with . The board ran out . Getting a flush draw and gut shot straight draw on the turn, but his two pair on the river gave his opponent the straight.
Spittles said that he planned to play Sanremo and the WSOP but wasn’t sure yet about Monte Carlo.