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Jackson Straightened Out

Ezell Jackson limped from the button, Dana Kellstrom checked from the small blind and the two checked down a board of 1073QJ. Kellstrom showed J8 but Jackson rivered the straight with K9 to take the ...


Greg Merson Double Bracelet Winner and WSOP Champion Wins Card Player Player of the Year Sponsored By Lock Poker

by Erik Fast |  Published: Jan 23, 2013

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Winning a poker tournament is hard. In events with huge fields one must dance through the raindrops, dodging bullets and winning coinflips. Higher buy-in events may have smaller fields, but one look around the table reveals five internet millionaires and three seasoned live-tournament veterans. After multiple days of extreme concentration and probably some good fortune, you might just make a final table in a major event. After fifteen hours of the best play and luckiest run-outs of your life, you might even win an event. You will have your photo taken with the winning cards, and maybe a brick of cash in your hand. But after all of the celebration you’ll likely hit the wall and just feel like a nice, long sleep. Now, wake up and fly to the next one. And the next one, and the next. Do this week in, week out, all the while studying the ...


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