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CPPT IV - DeepStack Extravaganza III

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Jon Turner Wins CPPT Venetian Deepstack Main Event III for $536,858!

Artem Metadili completed the small blind, Jon Turner raised to 255,000 out of the big blind, and Metadili announced he was all-in for 1,380,000 total. Turner asked the dealer for a count, but as soon ...


Playing The Flop With A Plan

by Ed Miller |  Published: Jul 11, 2012

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No-limit games are more aggressive these days than they have ever been. The lion’s share of this extra aggression comes early in hands. Where preflop reraising was a rare event in a typical game a few years ago, I now see it fairly regularly (along with occasional light four-betting and five-betting). There’s also more flop aggression. Players are learning that it doesn’t pay to play fit-or-fold. I see more players fighting for pots on the flop. With so much flop raising, you can’t just throw a flop bet out there and wait to see what happens. Instead, you should anticipate getting raised, have an idea for what hands a player might raise you with, and then develop a plan for dealing with the raise before you even put in the first bet. I played the following hand in a Las Vegas $2-$5 game. When I played the hand, this year’s ...


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