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GUKPT Manchester Key Hand

by Ian Simpson |  Published: Jan 01, 2014

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Here’s a critical hand from the early stages of GUKPT Manchester, in which I managed to place 8th out of the 180 entries for £5,500. I went into this final table with the chip lead and should probably have placed better than 8th. I did manage to rectify my mistake a few weeks later and come 2nd in the UKIPT London main event for £106,000. Some might say I’m running good! Anyway, I get dealt A 4 UTG+1, the blinds are 25/50. Its 9 handed and I raise it to 175. Peter Charalambous makes the call from the hijack and we see a flop. About an orbit ago Peter had flat called pre flop with J-J in a similar situation. For those who don’t know, Peter is a very good no limit hold ‘em player with the results to back this up. We both have approximately the starting stack of ...


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