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Oh Leads Day 1B

Day 1b is done and we have our final 10 players. Young Oh is leading the pack with 604,000, which puts him atop both starting flights. The player known as DD had the chip lead ...

Crushing Live Poker With Twitter

by Bart Hanson |  Published: Oct 31, 2012


Sept. 4 – Its better to bet bigger on the turn if you will be forced to pay off the river due to stack sizes. Typically, when you are playing smaller, live no-limit games buy-ins are capped or are for a fixed amount. In southern California you can run into some really ridiculous structures sometimes restricting your buy-in to only forty big blinds. But even in more common 100 big blind buy-in games, because live players tend to raise larger preflop and multiway action is common, you often will get into tough spots because the pots are inflated. Smaller stacked no-limit is supposed to be easier than deeper stack play, right? Well, not in these all-in or fold situations. The problem arises when you have less than two pot size bets left and are value betting a hand when your opponent is likely to be on a draw. Sometimes if ...

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