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Brunsons and Bounties

What an overlay!

by Matt Lessinger |  Published: Jan 07, 2011

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I recently played in an online tournament and won nine times the first-place prize! I know that sounds unbelievable, but it really happened! Doyle’s Room hosts a $27.50 bounty tournament every Wednesday night. There are three bounty players, often Doyle and his family, and sometimes famous players such as Mike Caro, Hoyt Corkins, or members of the hand-picked “Brunson 10.” Knocking out any bounty player is worth $1,000, which is pretty sweet, especially for a $27.50 tournament. But what’s even sweeter is that if you can knock out two of them, you collect $10,000. And if you take down all three, you get a cool $50,000. That overlay makes it one of the best current promotions I’m aware of. We all started with 2,500 in chips. After about an hour and a half, I had run mine up to 6,000, when I got moved to a new table and was ...


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