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Crushing Live Poker With Twitter

by Bart Hanson |  Published: Nov 08, 2017

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Sometimes you can bluff because of relative position A few weeks ago I played an interesting hand in the $5-$10 no-limit hold’em $1,500 cap game at the Commerce Casino. It was late on a Friday night and the game was generally loose and good, and I had just moved to the table. The villain in this hand was in the big blind, but was totally unknown to me. During my first orbit at the table I decided to raise from under-the gun (UTG) with 6 5, albeit a pretty light open to $35. Much to my dismay the hijack, button, and big blind all called, usually forcing me to make a hand in order to win the pot. I got one of the best flops for my hand, K 4 3 giving me an open-ended straight draw plus a backdoor flush draw. Unexpectedly the unknown villain in the big blind ...


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