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D+B Poker Book Extract: Here is in an extract of the newly published book by the most successful online poker player of all time, and 2017 WSOP bracelet winner, Chris Moorman

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Aug 16, 2017

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Game: Online Tournament $75+$7 Hand: A♣ 3♣ Position: Small Blind Players: 4 Blinds/ante: 600/1,200-150 PreFlop: Hero is Small Blind with A♣ 3♣ CO folds, BTN raises to 2,400, Hero raises to 6,600, BB folds, BTN calls 4,200 Flop: (15,000) 10♦ 5♥ 3♦ (2 players) Hero checks, BTN checks Turn: (15,000) 10♦ 5♥ 3♦ J♠ (2 players) Hero checks, BTN bets 7,650, Hero calls 7,650 River: (30,300) 10♦ 5♥ 3♦ J♠ 4♦ (2 players) Hero checks, BTN bets 34,615 and is all-in, Hero calls 34,615 This hand is taken from a 4-max tournament. In general I feel that people over-adjust when playing short-handed poker. They think that with fewer players they need to play a lot looser because otherwise they will blind out. It is true that 50% of the time you will be in the blinds in four-handed play but it’s also important to note that there are five few­er ...


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