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Heads Up With Eric Baldwin

Considering Stack Sizes When Bluffing

by Kristy Arnett |  Published: Aug 21, 2009


Eric Baldwin, also known as “basebaldy” online, is having a breakout year so far in 2009, and at the time this was written, he was second in the Card Player Player of the Year race. He surfed up the leader board after winning his first World Series of Poker bracelet in a $1,500 no-limit hold’em event. During three-handed play at the final table of this event, he pulled off a huge bluff. He recently sat down to talk with Card Player TV about this momentum-changing hand. Eric Baldwin: I had the chip lead at one point during three-handed play. I had 5 million of the 9 million in play. Each of my opponents had about 2 million. I turned a flush and got it all in against an overpair with a flush draw, and Jonas [Klausen] spiked the seven-outer on the river. If I’d won that, I would have been ...

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