Poker Coverage: Poker Legislation Poker Tournaments U.S. Poker Markets Sports Betting

CPPT VII - DeepStack Championship Poker Series

$5,000 CPPT Main Event No-Limit Hold'em $2 Million GTD

Follow-the-action

William Kassouf Picks A Good Card To See Against Koray Aldemir

On a flop of 1042, William Kassouf checked from under the gun and Koray Aldemir checked behind on his direct left. The turn was the K and Kassouf bet 2,000. Aldemir raised to 6,100 and ...


Queens in the Big Blind

World Series of Poker main event

by Phil Hellmuth |  Published: Sep 01, 2010

Print-icon
 

On day one of the 2010 World Series of Poker main event, on the ESPN televised table, the following hand came up. With the blinds at 150-300, a loose-aggressive young player opened for 700, an older woman who was playing tight and pretty passively called, two other players called, and I looked down at pocket queens in the big blind and called quickly. Five of us took the flop, which came 10 9 8. I checked, and everyone else checked. The K hit on the turn, and I bet out 1,500. The aggressive young kid called, and the passive older woman called. The last card was the 6. I checked, the kid checked, and the woman bet 1,000. I folded quickly, and the kid agonized for a minute (probably because the bet size was so small that he felt like he had to call) before calling. The woman showed down ...


You Are Previewing Digital Subscription Content

To continue reading:

Gold-signup-btn

Already a subscriber?

Big-signup-btn

Teaser-subscrip-info