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Capture The Flag -- Bill Chen

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: May 01, 2010


Team PokerStars Pro member Bill Chen is one of the world’s best limit hold’em players, thanks to his innate ability to make the right decision regardless of the situation. He has done extensive work in the mathematics of poker, and even created the Chen Formula, a tool used to rank poker hands. He also co-authored a book with World Series of Poker bracelet winner Jerrod Ankenman, titled The Mathematics of Poker. Although he has earned more than $1 million in tournaments and has two bracelets himself, Chen spends most of his poker time in limit hold’em cash games. Julio Rodriguez: What stakes are you playing these days? Bill Chen: I usually play $30-$60 or $40-$80 limit hold’em on PokerStars. The games are definitely getter tougher to beat nowadays, but it’s not like it’s an impossible task. All it really takes is one not-so-good player in the game to make it ...

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