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Heads Up With Jeff Williams

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Mar 04, 2011


Jeff Williams is a high-stakes cash-game player known as “yellowsub86” online. He also has had remarkable success in tournaments, with more than $2.5 million in cashes. Card Player TV recently caught up with him to discuss playing pot-limit Omaha tournaments at nine-handed tables. Card Player: It seems that a lot of people who play pot-limit Omaha online play it shorthanded or heads up. How do you adjust to playing at a nine-handed table in a live tournament? Jeff Williams: Well, it’s definitely different. You can’t play the same ranges that you would shorthanded. I have been adjusting by opening for the minimum. I do play some online, as they do have nine-handed tables. But live, the stacks are a little bit shallower, and you are dealing with a lot of different stack sizes, so I have been opening very small or just limping along, trying to keep pots small until ...

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