After 9 levels of play, Day 1 of the 2014 Paddy Power Irish Open has come to a close. 411 players showed up to the Double Tree hotel in Dublin and put up their €2,250 ...
Finding the Line: A Street-By-Street Strategic Look At A Poker Hand
David Cossio Takes On James Dorrance at the WSOP Circuit Hammond Main Event
by Steve Schult | Published: Dec 11, 2013
Playing a hand well requires multiple streets of good decisions, which pros refer to as a line. In Card Player’s new Finding The Line series, readers will be able to let us know what they consider to be the most optimal lines in hands played by professionals. Card Player will give the options of a player on each street and the readers can put together what they consider to be the most optimal line and leave it in the comments section below. The Situation You are heads-up in a live, mid-stakes poker tournament against a very aggressive, solid player. The blinds are 100,000-200,000 with a 30,000 ante and you hold a chip lead with 21 million in chips to your opponent’s 13 million. Pre-Flop You are in the big blind and hold A4. Your opponent min-raises to 400,000 and it’s your action. Do you: A) Three-bet – Your opponent is ...
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