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Hand 2 Hand Combat -- Jamie Armstrong

Online Star Jamie ‘pokerjamers’ Armstrong Shares Bet-Sizing in an Online and a Live Hand

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Nov 27, 2009


Hand No. 1 Event 2009 Aruba Poker Classic $5,000 no-limit hold’em main event Players in the Event 475 First Prize $753,330 Players at the Table 9 Stacks Jamie Armstrong – 120,000; Villain1 – 100,000; Tyson Marks – 80,000 Blinds 800-1,600 Antes 200 Craig Tapscott: I liked this hand when you told me about it, because it was based entirely on your read on Tyson Marks. Jamie “pokerjamers” Armstrong: We know each other through mutual friends and have talked before, but never have played together. I know that he loves to make plays and is very aggressive. I also know that he knows I’m very aggressive, as well, and capable of making big bluffs. Villain1 opens for 3,700 from middle position. CT: Did you pick up any read on this opening bet size of a little more than a minimim-raise? JA: Most players are opening for at least 2.5 times the ...

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