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CPPT II - Westside Poker Championship

$340 No-Limit Hold'em $100K Guarantee


Main Event Begins Thursday

With six events in the books, the inaugural Card Player Poker Tour Hollywood Park Casino Westside Poker Championship main event is about to begin. The $340 no-limit hold’em $100,000 guarantee main event will begin Oct. ...

Almost Folding a Set

by Jonathan Little |  Published: Apr 16, 2014


I recently played a hand in the $7,500 Niagara Falls WPT event where I possibly should have found a tight fold on the flop with a set. With 30,000 effective stacks at 100-200-(25), a loose-passive player limped from first position, a good, tricky player made it 425 from second position, a tight player called in fourth position, I called in the hijack with 3 3, and the small blind (SB), big blind (BB) and first position players called. I think calling the 425 raise preflop is by far the only play that makes any sense. I am risking very few chips to win a lot if I flop a set, and I will be likely to get paid off if I hit due to the number of players in the pot. I don’t think there is much room for debate about the preflop play. The flop came 7 5 3. ...

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