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Shan "Pacman" Jing Wins CPPT Bicycle Main Event

Shan “Pacman” Jing has won the CPPT Bicycle Casino main event and $135,981. Jing, who’s known as Pacman in the L.A. poker scene, is a regular in card rooms across California. Aside from a few ...


Winning Poker Tournaments III – Hand No. 49

by Matthew Hilger |  Published: Jul 09, 2014

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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 49. Seat 5: 31,964,936 Big Blind (BB) Seat 6: 8,104,438 Seat 2: 33,792,614 Button Hero Seat 4: 8,198,012 Small Blind (SB) 400,000-800,000 Blinds, 100,000 Ante Setup: This is the final table. Pre-flop A A (1,600,000): You raise to 1,600,000. Seat 5, big blind, (BB) reraises to 4,800,000. What do you do? PearlJammer On the button, I pick up another halfway playable hand! Seats 4 and 6 have about 10 BBs each and are likely playing more for third place than for the title. Seat 5 surely knows this and ...


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