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Final Table Takedown: Joe Ebanks

Ebanks Stays Slow and Steady to Take Home First WSOP Bracelet

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Nov 02, 2011


Joe Ebanks had a day for the record books in August 2008 when he final tabled three weekend online major tournaments. He would go on to take 2nd in the PokerStars 250k for close to $67,000, win the Absolute Poker 150k for $37,500 and placed 5th in the Ultimate Bet 200k for $11,000. He has accumulated over $3,000,000 in career online tournaments earnings. In 2009 Ebanks won the EPT $1,300 San Remo No Limit event for $100,842. He also has a total of six in the money WSOP career finishes, half of them in short-handed events. Hand No. 1 Key Concepts: Representing a hand properly; executing a bluff; bet sizing Ebanks raises from the button to 80,000 holding Q 3. Grospellier calls from the big blind. Craig Tapscott: Any read on ElkY’s call? Joe Ebanks: I think he has a pretty wide range to defend here. And I know that ...

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