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Final Table Takedown: Ankush Mandavia Shares Two Flopped Sets Against Very Different Player Types

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Apr 12, 2017


Ankush Mandavia is a graduate of the University of Georgia whose parents were hoping he would have aspirations to be a doctor or a lawyer. Instead he found poker during college after the Moneymaker boom and never looked back. He considers one of the coolest experiences of his poker career coaching Martin Jacobson in preparation to an eventual win at the 2014 World Series of Poker main event.  Mandavia has been a Supernova Elite on PokerStars for three years, with over $5 million accumulated as a heads-up sit-n-go regular playing high stakes. Last year was a breakout year for Mandavia and it all started with a third-place finish at the 2016 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Super High Roller for $787,000. He would then go on to take home four more titles and more than $1.2 million including a WSOP gold bracelet in the $5,000 turbo event. Event: 2017 Venetian Deepstack Extravaganza Players: ...

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