Poker Coverage:

A Few Key Hands

World Series of Poker

by Todd Brunson |  Published: Oct 01, 2009


In any tournament, certain key hands will arise from midway, when the limits become significant, right through to the end. No matter how well you play, if you don’t win your share of these hands, you cannot win a tournament, period. Here are a few of my hands during the 2009 World Series of Poker. At the beginning of the WSOP, I decided to keep track of big pots or big hands in which I got lucky. I started a topic in the notes section of my iPhone. By the end of the tournament, guess how many I had entered. One (lol). But it was a good one, and I took advantage of it, as I was getting down close to the final table of the $10,000 limit hold’em world championship event before going completely card-dead. I finished 14th when Maria Ho knocked me out by three-betting a multiway pot ...

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