A short stacked player got his last 12,800 all-in preflop and got called by three players. After a flop of Q74 a player who identified himself as Frank The Tank, (and had the tournament receipt ...
Crushing Poker With Live Twitter
by Bart Hanson | Published: Sep 19, 2012
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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