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Final Table Takedown -- Brandon Hall

Brandon Hall Captures First Major Title at a Stacked Final Table

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Dec 25, 2009


Brandon Hall attended Penn State University before leaving to pursue poker full time. He started playing poker while on a camping trip, fell in love with the game, and eventually began to play tournaments online. He has won the UltimateBet $200,000 tournament for $45,000, and finished second in the PokerStars $1,000 Super Tuesday event for $63,000. Event: 2009 UltimateBet Aruba Poker Classic Players in the Event: 475 Buy-in: $5,000 First Prize: $753,330 Finish: First Hand No. 1 Stacks: Brandon Hall – 38,000; Villain – 34,000 Blinds: 400-800 Antes: 50 Players at the Table: 9 Key Concepts: Paying attention to opponents; hand reading; physical tells The villain raises to 1,900 from the cutoff position. Craig Tapscott: I know there were many good, aggressive online players in this live event. What’s your read on the villain at this point? Brandon Hall: He’s been very aggressive and playing a lot of pots. About ...

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