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Hand 2 Hand Combat - Jason Koon Shares Advanced Methods of Bluffing and Slow-Playing Based on Interpretations of Opponents’ Ranges

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Dec 24, 2010


Event: World Poker Tour Festa al Lago main event Buy-in: $10,000 Players: 335 First Place: $831,500 Finish: Fourth Hand No. 1 Blinds: 300-600 Antes: 75 Players at the Table: 9 Stacks: Jason Koon – 75,000; Villain1 – 90,000; Amit “AMAK316” Makhija – 125,000 Craig Tapscott: You have a pretty big stack at this stage of the event. Can you share what your strategy is moving forward? Jason Koon: Having more than 100 big blinds gives me the ability to basically do whatever I want in regard to preflop and post-flop play. I can three-bet and four-bet bluff, as well as fire multiple barrels post-flop if need be. The only problem is that my table draws for this tournament were never very good. As for opening with wider ranges of hands, obviously, when the blinds get bigger, you need to pick up your raising frequency. Most people understand that. What a ...

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