Shannon Shorr

United StatesTuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
GPID: JTD 835 ?
Shannon Shorr

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Rankings & Key Statistics

United States All Time Money List 62nd
All Time Money List Current Rank 89th
All Time Money List Best Rank 81st
Global Poker Index Ranking 39th
Popularity Ranking 165th
PocketFives Online Ranking 143rd
Total Online Earnings $2,159,886
Best Live Cash $960,690
Total Live Earnings $5,780,403

Shannon Shorr has been playing professional poker since early 2006. He had immediate success winning at the Bellagio and taking home over $950,000. Since then he has accumulated over $3,800,000 in live action tournament winnings alone, that does not take into consideration any on-line wins or cashes. His strategy throughout the tournament was to get a feel for the style and tendency of his opponent and then adjust his own play to best suit that situation. He said his early match was a far different style than that of the last two. He may have won big in the past, but Shannon noted that $28,000 is still a lot of money and after he won his first matchup he decided he had to take the whole thing, otherwise the event would be a disappointment. However, he would not need to face that disappointment, and after several grueling hours of heads-up play in the final match alone he was able to add yet another win to his already impressive resume.

-- Matt Snodgrass (March 2011)