WPT Legends Of Poker 2010 Won By Andy Frankenberger

Andy Frankenberger has just won the WPT Legends Of Poker 2010, after defeating a field of 462 players over five days to take down the title and the $750,000 first place prize.
As the $5k WPT main event got underway, the giant field had been reduced to 60 hopefuls by the end of Day 2. By Day 3 that number was down to just 15 and by the end of Day 4 the final table of six had been set.
Andy Frankenberger held a chip advantage going into the final table with a 3,015 million stack. Also vying for a place in WPT history were Tom Lee (2.915million), Kyle Wilson (2.854 million), Jared Jaffee (1.006 million), Tom Braband (968k), and Franco Brunetti (800k).
Eventually, three-handed Frankenberger hit his flush draw against Tom Lee to go through to the heads-up stage of the competition, and later commenting on the crucial hand said:
“They say you have to catch some cards to win one of these things. I needed that club against Tom to stay alive and I caught one there.”
Holding a sizable 4 to 1 lead against final opponent Kyle Wilson, Frankenberger didn’t have to wait long before his aggressive opponent made his move.
On the sixth hand, Frankenberger was dealt an Ac9c to Wilson’s Ad3d. With 60k/120k blinds and a 20k ante,  Frankenberger raised to 275k only to be re-raised all-in for 2.65m by Wilson. With the flop falling 9d-7d-5c, Wilson was hoping to complete his flush draw, but it was not to be and so he was eliminated and walked away with $370,000 for his deep run in the tournament.
In the meantime, Andy Frankenberger picked up his biggest score to date of $750,000, plus a prestigious WPT title. He also seems to be on somewhat of a roll having also won the Venetian Deepstack 2010 back in June for a $162,110 pay-day.

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