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Hand 2 Hand Combat -- Jesper 'Kipster' Hougaard

Forgets to Play the Player and Gets Played

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Oct 01, 2009


Event: World Series of Poker main event 2009 Prize Pool: $61,043,600 Entrants: 6,494 Blinds: 3,000-6,000 with a 1,000 ante Chips: Hougaard: 175,000; Villain: 300,000 Rebecca McAdam: Set the scene up for me. How many players were there, and what position were you in chip-wise? Jesper Hougaard: There are 520 players left. I’m sitting with 175,000 which is approximately half the average. I recently doubled up through James Akenhead with J-J when he decided to make a hero call on me with his massive stack. He had 4-2 suited. An old guy, who has only been at the table for 15 hands, limps from under the gun. He hasn’t played a hand yet, he has about 300,000, all his chips are in oranges though, which gives me the impression that he is a very solid player. It’s folded to me in the cut-off. I raise to 21,000 with Ad 8d, and ...

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