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Hand 2 Hand Combat -- Scott Augustine

Scott Augustine Goes to War With High-Stakes Veteran Prahlad Friedman

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Apr 16, 2010


Event Full Tilt Poker six-max cash game Blinds $25-$50 Stacks Scott “iRockhoes” Augustine – $6,119; Prahlad “Spirit Rock” Friedman – $10,075 Scott Augustine: The crux of this hand is my image in his eyes. It dictates every decision that I make here. Craig Tapscott: So, there’s a history between the two of you? SA: Yes. My image with Prahlad is predicated on two things. First, I had a brief history with him about four years ago when he was dominating the no-limit hold’em games. He was by far the most aggressive player in the games, so my style to combat that was a much more passive one. The idea of matching aggression with aggression and making thinner plays hadn’t quite made it into my playbook yet. CT: And second? SA: A recent play had bolstered my passive image to him before this hand. For a couple of weeks prior, I ...

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