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Hand 2 Hand Combat: Cash-Game Phenom Martin ‘DrGiggy’ Fournier-Giguere Goes Head-to-Head With a Very Aggressive Opponent

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Apr 29, 2011


Event: Full Tilt Poker online heads-up cash game Blinds: $5-$10 Stacks: Martin “DrGiggy” Fournier-Giguere – $2,174; Villain – $2,084.50 Craig Tapscott: Do you know this opponent well? Martin “DrGiggy” Fournier-Giguere: I had never played against him prior to this session, but we had been battling pretty hard up to this point. I didn’t give him much credit in the beginning, as I had never seen him before, but the more we played, the more competent he appeared to be. CT: How so? MFG: Well, he’s playing very aggressively, bluffing in a lot of spots and just not folding much in general. He’s also playing very counterintuitively, which means that he tends to take a lot of lines that people don’t usually take with certain holdings. I suspect him to be doing that mainly for deception, since he definitely views me as a good hand reader, and he’s trying to catch ...

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