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Day 2 Comes To A Close With 59 Remaining, Poker Commentator Jesse May Among Leaders

Day 2 has come to a close here at the 2014 Paddy Power Poker Irish Open €2,250 no-limit hold’em main event. The day began with 253 players remaining from a starting field of 411, but ...


To Slow Play Or To Not Slow Play

by Roy Cooke |  Published: Jan 01, 2013

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Deciding whether you should slow play a hand is chiefly determined by a combinatory analysis of the size of the pot, the probability that your opponents will draw out on you and your opponents’ tendency to fold should you bet. One must weigh the value of all these factors to establish whether slow playing is correct. On a Tuesday afternoon at the Bellagio, the $40-80 limit hold’em game contained the usual assortment of tourists and locals. A tourist sitting next to me opened the pot with a raise in middle position and flashed me his holding, the Q J. He knew of me from my columns and was trying to show me his poker prowess. Mr. Tourist was called by a local pro on the button, then got three-bet by the big blind. Both he and Mr. Button flat called. They took the flop off three-handed, $380 in the pot. ...


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