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by Tony Dunst |  Published: Apr 16, 2010


Thin Value is the Best Value Game $109 buy-in no-limit hold’em tournament Opponent Unknown, likely weaker player Stacks Mine: 111,504; His: 93,103 [after blinds and antes] My Cards 10 3 My Position Big blind When you get into the late stages of a tournament, every chip matters. The best tournament players are experts at maximizing value, and it’s something that you should practice, as well. One of the best ways to do this is to make a thin value-bet or raise. In this column, I’m going to look at a thin river value play that I made recently in a tournament, and show you a good spot to extract extra value. In a $109 buy-in tournament online, everyone folded around to the small blind, whom I did not recognize. With the blinds at 2,500-5,000 and a 625 ante, he limped in from the small blind. With a weak 10 3, ...

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