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Final Table Takedown -- Justin Smith

Justin Smith Reaches Final Table of WPT Bellagio Cup Two Years in a Row

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Sep 17, 2010


Justin “Boosted J” Smith is one of the game’s hottest young players. An all-around talent, he is a feared player online and has 12 World Series of Poker cashes at only 22 years of age. He is a high-stakes, shorthanded ring-game specialist. He is frequently seen playing online as well as in live high-stakes no-limit hold’em, pot-limit Omaha, and mixed games in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, including the “Big Game” in Bobby’s Room at Bellagio. His online success includes chopping first place in the FTOPS III [Full Tilt Online Poker Series] main event for $232,000. In 2009, he earned a live-tournament reputation with five cashes in the WSOP in five different games. He then picked up $464,870 — his biggest win to date — by finishing third in the $15,000 World Poker Tour Bellagio Cup. He cashed five times at the 2010 WSOP, and then made his second final-table ...

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