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Einav Shalom Eliminated In 11th Place ($7,985)

Short-stacked Einav Shalom moved all in for her last 565,000 and was called by Mike Yacoubian behind her. Shalom held AK and was racing against Yacoubian’s pocket jacks. The board ran out 99245 and Shalom ...


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by Bart Hanson |  Published: Apr 02, 2014

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Feb. 21 – Once the flop gets checked through, raising the turn versus the preflop raiser is a very strong play Even at the lower levels of no-limit these days, most players understand the concept of bluffing scare cards, especially when they are the preflop raiser. I have seen old guys actually continuation-bet (c-bet) A-Q on king-high boards, knowing that it will be difficult for people to call them with anything but a king on a dry board. I’ve also started to see more experienced low-level players fire a second barrel on the turn when overcards come in on ragged boards that should hit their preflop raising range. Along with this new sense of c-betting the right types of boards, better players know which boards not to c-bet. Say, for example, we raise with a hand like A K from early position and we get four callers. The flop comes ...


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