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No less than $150,000 awaits players in the Card Player Poker Tour Atlantis main event, set to begin Mar. 27. With the series already off and running, the CPPT Atlantis has already awarded more than ...


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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