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by Bart Hanson |  Published: Sep 19, 2012

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August 5th – You should try to find reasons not to play hands versus good players preflop For winning players, poker is like an arbitrage of a financial situation.  Warren buffet once said “price is what you pay; value is what you get.” I’ve written in previous articles how deep one needs to be to call with certain implied odds types of hands. Say, for example, we have $800 in a $5-$5 no-limit game. An under-the-gun player raises to $25 and we have 5 7 on the button. Using my formula, we need to make thirty times the raise size from the total pot to make this a profitable call. But is this always correct?  Our price is right but what about the value? If we are up against a tight player who will routinely stack off with one pair hands, then this is a very desirable situation. But what if ...


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