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Jon Turner Wins CPPT Venetian Deepstack Main Event III for $536,858!

Artem Metadili completed the small blind, Jon Turner raised to 255,000 out of the big blind, and Metadili announced he was all-in for 1,380,000 total. Turner asked the dealer for a count, but as soon ...


Crushing Live Poker With Twitter

by Bart Hanson |  Published: Feb 19, 2014

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Jan. 6, 2013 – If you are concerned about your own hand strength after getting called, there is a good chance you are overplaying your hand Have you ever had a sick feeling after you have made a bet or a raise? Like, “uh oh, I am not good here when this player calls me.” One of the most simple but often misunderstood concepts in big bet poker is why we bet. To keep it very simple there are two main reasons 1. To get value from worse 2. To get better to fold (as a bluff). Any time you have a hand that is too in between and does not fit into either of these categories it is usually a mistake to bet. There is a third, less important reason to bet that tends to be more applicable in pot-limit Omaha (PLO) and no-limit hold’em (NL) tournaments, which is ...


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