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Crushing Live Poker With Twitter

by Bart Hanson |  Published: Oct 17, 2012

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September 10 – Sometimes waiting for the turn to semibluff adds maximum fold equity. There was a phrase created from one of the online tracking databases a few years ago called the “Fuzz Rule.” The Fuzz Rule stated that whenever you were raised you needed a fairly strong hand to continue on. This applied to small stakes no-limit cash games online. The creators of this rule had millions of hands from their databases as evidence. Normally, a “fairly strong hand” referred to better than one pair and the rule only applied to single-raised pots. I think that we can take this rule and directly correlate it to small to mid-stakes live poker, with one exception. Usually when someone raises the turn or the river they have better than a one pair hand, but not always on the flop. You see, even back when Americans could easily play online poker, fundamentally ...


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