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Oh Leads Day 1B

Day 1b is done and we have our final 10 players. Young Oh is leading the pack with 604,000, which puts him atop both starting flights. The player known as DD had the chip lead ...


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Analyzing Options Against a Compulsive Three-Bettor

by Bryan Devonshire |  Published: Jun 08, 2009

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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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