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Final Table Takedown: Niall Farrell Analyzes Range Balancing and Bet Sizing Versus Tough Opponents

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Jan 03, 2018


Niall Farrell is a very successful high-stakes tournament regular on the world circuit. He hails from Dumfries, Scotland. He recently moved back home after spending time in Glasgow and Calgary, Canada. Farrell graduated with a law degree from Stirling University. He began playing poker for fun with friends, then migrated to online tournaments and cash games. The most recent win to go in his trophy case was the WSOPE High Roller event for $871,000. Later in that same week he took home $279,000 in the WSOPE main event for fifth place. Farrell has more than $2 million in online tournament career cashes and more than $4.5 million in live cashes. Event: 2017 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event Players: 529 Entry: $12,001 First Prize: $1,301,815 Finish: 5th Key Concepts: Equity denial; Range analysis; Range balancing Craig Tapscott: You were coming into this WSOPE main event on a heater having ...

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