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Day 2 Comes To A Close With 59 Remaining, Poker Commentator Jesse May Among Leaders

Day 2 has come to a close here at the 2014 Paddy Power Poker Irish Open €2,250 no-limit hold’em main event. The day began with 253 players remaining from a starting field of 411, but ...


Bart Hanson: Crushing Live Poker With Twitter

by Bart Hanson |  Published: Apr 18, 2012

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Sometimes the board runs out in such a way where a very strong hand becomes just a bluff catcher The nuts change street by street. Good poker players realize that sometimes their very strong hands may only beat a bluff with the given action. Weaker players do not know that their own hand strength is actually irrelevant in certain situations – your opponent either has what he is representing or he does not. Let us take a look at an example. Say in a $1-$2 game with effective stacks of $300 we raise with Q Q to $10 and three people call. The flop comes out very favorably for us – Q 3 2. We bet out $30 and one person from out of position calls. The turn is a 10. Our opponent checks, we bet $70, and again he calls. The river is one of the absolute worst cards ...


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