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Final Table Takedown: Mark Herm Attacks the Final Table Bubble and a Heads-Up Bluffing Spot

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Nov 23, 2016


Mark Herm has been a successful player on the online and live poker scene for many years. He is also well known as being a backer and a coach. In 2016 he coached November Niner Josh Beckley, who eventually took second in the main event. Herm has more than $5 million in online winnings and $1.5 million in live cashes. This year he placed third at the WSOP $3,000 buy-in six-max event and won a $25,000 Aria high roller event for $270,000. Herm is the proud father of two-year old Luca “Tumbler” Herm. Event: CPPT Venetian Deep Stack Extravaganza III Players: 1,398 Entry: $1,600 First Prize: $310,114 Finish: 1st Key Concepts: Instilling fear and pressure on the bubble: Bluff sizing. Craig Tapscott: Set this hand up for us Mark. Mark Herm: This hand is from the final table bubble, because I think the most interesting poker is played on that bubble. It even ...

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