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Pescatori learning from experience

From HORSE to horse racing, the 'Italian Pirate' is always looking for the edge.

Updated: June 12, 2014, 10:08 PM ET
By Dave Tuley | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- Max Pescatori is a Renaissance man.

There are obvious reasons for calling him that. He was born in Milan and is known as the Italian Pirate because of the Italian logos on his shirts or bandanas (especially when he sports the bandana). To the public, he's most famous for winning his first WSOP bracelet on July 9, 2006, hours after cheering on his beloved Italy to victory in the World Cup. That victory came in a no-limit hold 'em event, but Pescatori is more known as a mixed-games ...

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