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Final Table Takedown: Andy Frankenberger

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Jan 11, 2012


Andy Frankenberger has won over $2 million in live tournament play since he burst onto the poker scene last year. He was named WPT season IX player of the year after winning the Legends of Poker, final tabling Festa al Lago, and coming in 16th at the Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic. He also won a 2010 Venetian Deep Stack tournament for $162,000, finishing 2010 ranked seventh in Card Player’s POY rankings. In 2011, he followed up this incredible rookie year by besting a field of 2500 players to win a WSOP bracelet in a $1,500 no-limit event, and then went on to final table WPT Foxwoods. Prior to 2010, Andy was a successful equity derivatives trader on Wall Street. Hand No. 1 Key concepts: Button versus blind end-game dynamics. Frankenberger raises to 12,000 from the button holding Q J. Dempsey reraises to 60,000 from the small blind. Craig ...

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