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Heads Up With Greg Mueller

Preflop Raises

by Kristy Arnett |  Published: Oct 16, 2009


Greg Mueller started playing poker while making a living as a professional hockey player, and began to take the game seriously after he retired from hockey in 1999. Since then, he’s had considerable tournament success, both online and live, with winnings of nearly $1.8 million. He has one World Poker Tour final table under his belt, and after disappointing runner-up finishes in 2007 and 2008 World Series of Poker preliminary events, he snagged two gold bracelets this summer. Mueller recently sat down with Card Player TV to discuss preflop raise sizes. Kristy Arnett: When you are playing in a tournament and decide to raise, what raise size are you going to make if there are no limpers ahead of you? Greg Mueller: Typically, I like to play small-pot poker and make small raises. If a lot of people are calling behind, I might increase my raise size a little if ...

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