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Stack Management in Deuce-To-Seven Triple Draw Part III – All-In Drawing

by Ben Yu |  Published: Mar 05, 2014


In my two previous articles, I addressed specific methods to reduce variance in deuce-to-seven triple draw tournaments with a middling stack. In this article, we find ourselves in even more desperate territory, as I’ll cover shortstack and all-in situations, particularly important because of the existence of drawing decisions. Practice All-In Situations In most forms of poker, there are only betting and folding decisions — when all-in, the playing stops and the sweating begins. Triple draw is unique because players still have to decide what to discard while stacks are at risk. When played as a cash game, this situation does not come up because players typically buy in for many big bets, but this plight is a cornerstone of tournament play. Every player in the field will eventually either be all-in or eliminate another player. Thus, there are merits to getting experience in these scenarios, especially because of how optimal ...

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