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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 ...


Diverging Paths

by Gavin Griffin |  Published: Oct 03, 2012

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In poker, there are many paths that can be taken in a hand, a session, or a tournament. Different paths lead to different outcomes and the littlest things could make the difference between a winning session and a losing one, cashing or not cashing in a tournament, cashing for small money or making the final table, etcetera. I believe the butterfly effect is very prevalent in poker. If one person who wasn’t going to show up at the casino that day walks in and plays in the game you’re playing, it could have a very large effect on whether you win or lose that day. If someone who usually plays a hand one way plays it differently, it may change who wins or loses that pot and, subsequently, it might change your state of mind and whether you have a good or bad session. It’s something I think about often ...


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