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CPPT II - Paddy Power Irish Open

€2,250 No-Limit Hold'em

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Day 1 Comes to a Close

After 9 levels of play, Day 1 of the 2014 Paddy Power Irish Open has come to a close. 411 players showed up to the Double Tree hotel in Dublin and put up their €2,250 ...


Crushing Live Poker With Twitter

by Bart Hanson |  Published: Aug 22, 2012

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July 2nd – You can learn a lot regarding the strength of your opponent’s hand by his sizing on turn – especially after a flop raise Poker is a game of incomplete information. The best players take the little information that is available to them and accurately decipher what probable hands their opponent holds. There are several techniques that can help you to do this well and one of the most telling ones is through bet sizing. Normally, the bigger the bet the stronger the hand. Now, this is not always the case, especially in the rare instances that you find players who can overbet bluff, but in general, especially on wetish types of boards, players want to “protect” their big hands so that they do not get sucked out on. In an earlier column I wrote that minish types of raises on wet boards usually represent a top pair ...


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