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Hand to Hand Combat: Raj Saha

Raj Saha Uses Loose-Aggressive Image and Keen Observations in Live Cash Games to Gain Control of Pots

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Jun 29, 2011


Hand No. 1 Craig Tapscott: Since a lot of online players are traveling to their local casinos to play cash games, let’s examine two hands from medium-stakes games. Raj, please set this hand up for us. Raj Saha: It’s a $300 minimum/$500 maximum buy-in game at Hollywood Park Casino in Los Angeles. When I take my seat, I notice a player with a lot of chips in front of him and quite a few bottles of beer. I’d never seen him before. Over the course of the next few hours, he manages to lose around $2,500, whereas I build my initial $400 investment to around $1,300. Then, he gets up and leaves. CT: So, the fish left. That always makes everyone sad. RS: The whole table was very disappointed. There were no two cards that he didn’t like to play. The game then tightens up and gets pretty boring. After ...

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