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Final Table Takedown - Jim Anderson Employs Patience and Trapping to Take Down First Major Title

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Jan 07, 2011


Event 2010 inaugural World Series of Poker Circuit Regional Championship Players in the Event: 226 Buy-in: $10,000 First Prize: $525,449 Finish: Firs Hand No. 1 Stacks: Jim Anderson – 660,000; Shannon Shorr – 900,000 Blinds: 5,000-10,000 Antes: 1,000 Players at the Table: 7 Players Remaining: 14 Key Concepts: Being aware of what your image is in the eyes of other players; not going on tilt after a big mistake; staying away from playing pots out of position against good players Shannon Shorr raises from early position to 25,000. Jim Anderson reraises to 67,000 from the small blind with the A♣ Q♣. Craig Tapscott: Had Shorr been very aggressive as the final table approached? Jim Anderson: Shannon had been very active and was opening a lot of pots, and it was working well for him. He had one of the biggest stacks left in the tourney, and I had a decent ...

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