Winning Poker Tournaments – Hand No. 16
by Matthew Hilger | Published: Apr 16, 2014
Winning Poker Tournaments One Hand at a Time Volume III by Jon “PearlJammer” Turner, Eric “Rizen” Lynch, Jon “Apestyles” Van Fleet, and yours truly, analyzes 50 online poker hands. In Volume III, PearlJammer, Rizen, and Apestyles analyze the same hands and then I give a summary of lessons learned at the end of the hand. This article looks at hand No. 16. Seat 4: 1,614,180 Button Seat 6: 1,860,036 Small Blind Seat 7: 2,987,048 Big Blind Hero Seat 9: 4,416,736 80,000-160,000 Blinds 20,000 Ante Setup: This is hand No. 665 of the tournament, and four players remain. Seat 6 and I haven’t had a small blind (SB) versus big blind (BB) battle since several round earlier. He min-raised that time with A-2. Pre-flop K J (320,000): Seat 6 raises to 400,000. What do you do? PearlJammer With fewer than 12 big blinds (BB), Seat 6 open raises to 400,000 from ...
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