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Anthony Zinno: Breakout Poker Star Wins Three World Poker Tour Titles

Zinno Rides His $3 Million Heater To The Top Of The Player Of The Year Standings

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Apr 29, 2015


There are only three players in the 13-year history of the World Poker Tour to win three titles. Two of them, Carlos Mortensen and Gus Hansen, are some of the most recognizable faces in the poker world since even before the Moneymaker boom. The third, Anthony Zinno, just started playing in WPT events three years ago. Zinno, a 33-year-old lawyer turned poker pro, won the 2013 Borgata Poker Open for $825,099. Then, after a break, he won the Fallsview Poker Classic in early 2015 for another $252,420. At the very next tournament, the L.A. Poker Classic, Zinno became just the third player to ever win back-to-back WPT events when he topped a huge field for a $1,015,860 payday. He then traveled to San Jose for the Bay 101 Shooting Star, only to bubble the main event, jump into the $25,000 high roller event, and win that as well for an ...

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