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Final Table Takedown: Jake Cody

Jake Cody Plows Through a Tough and Talented WSOP Heads-Up Championship Field

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Jul 27, 2011


Jake Cody is a British player from Rochdale, England. He won the 2010 PokerStars European Poker Tour Deauville main event for $1,199,000. The former psychology student is acknowledged as one of the biggest rising stars on the live poker circuit. Cody is known as “Neverbluff67” online, where he has already won more than $650,000 on the virtual felts in tournaments. In the fall of 2010, he won the World Poker Tour London Poker Classic main event for $425,000. With his victory in the 2011 WSOP Heads-Up Championship, Cody became the third player to win poker’s Triple Crown. Event WSOP Heads Up Buy-in $25,000 Entrants 128 First Place $851,192 Finish First Hand No. 1 Craig Tapscott: Before we get into the dynamics between you and Timoshenko, can you detail the kinds of things that make up a great heads-up player? Jake Cody: I think the attributes that make a great heads-up ...

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