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There are currently only 99 players remaining from the 241 entries here on day 1C. Play will conclude for the night when the field gets trimmed to the final 60 players. Those who make it ...

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Analyzing Options Against a Compulsive Three-Bettor

by Bryan Devonshire |  Published: Jun 08, 2009


During the first-annual Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) on PokerStars recently, I played this hand with David “Bakes” Baker. There isn’t anything really special about the hand per se, except that I royally screw it up, but I’m going to use it to draw out some concepts of things we can do to deal with aggressive players to our left who three-bet us often preflop. The Situation SCOOP $300 + $22 MHE (mixed hold’em) event. I had been having a tough time at my table. I was in seat 1, and David Baker was in seat 3. Bakes was the biggest preflop aggressor, having three-bet nearly 80 percent of my open-raises in my short stay at this table. Preflop With 150-300 blinds and a 40 ante, playing no-limit hold’em, everyone folds to me, with 15,265 in chips, on the button, and I make it 828 with the A 10. ...

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