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When I Was A Donk With Anthony Zinno

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Feb 18, 2015


In this series, Card Player asks top pros to rewind back to their humble beginnings and provide insights regarding the mistakes, leaks, and deficiencies that they had to overcome in order to improve their games. Anthony Zinno originally planned a career in patent law before his passion for poker took over. He made his first big score in 2009, taking second in a $1,500 event at Foxwoods for $55,290. After a few more final table finishes in Atlantic City, Zinno banked $86,964 for a fourth-place showing at the Card Player Poker Tour main event stop at the Venetian in 2013. Then, in September of the same year, Zinno returned to the Northeast and won the World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open main event for $825,099, defeating fellow lawyer turned poker pro Vanessa Selbst heads-up for the title. The Cranston, Rhode Island native, who now resides in Boston, Massachusetts, has racked ...

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