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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 ...

Stack Management in Deuce-To-Seven Triple Draw Part III – All-In Drawing

by Ben Yu |  Published: Mar 05, 2014


In my two previous articles, I addressed specific methods to reduce variance in deuce-to-seven triple draw tournaments with a middling stack. In this article, we find ourselves in even more desperate territory, as I’ll cover shortstack and all-in situations, particularly important because of the existence of drawing decisions. Practice All-In Situations In most forms of poker, there are only betting and folding decisions — when all-in, the playing stops and the sweating begins. Triple draw is unique because players still have to decide what to discard while stacks are at risk. When played as a cash game, this situation does not come up because players typically buy in for many big bets, but this plight is a cornerstone of tournament play. Every player in the field will eventually either be all-in or eliminate another player. Thus, there are merits to getting experience in these scenarios, especially because of how optimal ...

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