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Final Table Takedown

Alex “Assassinato” Fitzgerald Dives Deeply Into the Math Regarding an Opponent’s Hand Range Throughout a Bluff Attempt

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Nov 28, 2012


Alexander “Assassinato” Fitzgerald has been a professional poker player since he was 18. A large winner in cash games, SNGs and tournaments, Alex has amassed over $3,000,000 in tournament earnings alone. Alex is an instructor at and you can follow his blog at He currently resides in his suburban home in Costa Rica with his girlfriend and poodle. Event 2012 WCOOP Second Chance Players 742 Entry $1,500 First Prize $148,400 Finish 1st The Hand Key Concepts: Analyzing an opponent’s hand range street by street; Knowing your image; Bet sizing Craig Tapscott: Set the stage for the dynamics at this final table. Alex Fitzgerald: After two hours of playing rather snugly, I feel as if people think I have tightened up due to the magnitude of the tournament final table. So in this hand I decided to open up my game. Villain raises to 100,000 from the button. CT: What’s ...

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