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by Card Player News Team |  Published: May 28, 2010


Heads Up With Eric Baldwin Eric Baldwin won the Card Player 2009 Player of the Year award as a result of his incredible results. With that honor, his World Series of Poker bracelet, 11 career titles, and more than $2.5 million in live-tournament winnings, Baldwin has established himself as a top tournament player. He recently sat down with Card Player TV to discuss playing the early levels of a deep-stack tournament.* Julio Rodriguez: If you pick up a big hand like aces early in a tournament, do you try to isolate against a weaker player at the table, trying to get the chips all in? Eric Baldwin: It would take a really bad player to be able to get all the money in preflop, unless it’s aces against kings and the player is only kind of bad [laughing]. With a hand like aces, you need to make your raise size ...

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