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CPPT Golden Gates Event Begins Friday

This Friday, the Card Player Poker Tour will make its first ever trip to Black Hawk, Colorado to the Golden Gates Casino and Poker Parlour for a $600 buy-in event that runs from Jan. 19-21. ...


Be Careful What You Wish For

by Gavin Griffin |  Published: Mar 19, 2014

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I made a mistake the other day that made me upset with my play. In most live games when a player check-raises or even just raises you on a dry board, especially one where a draw completed on the street they raised, you can fold most hands that aren’t trips or better. I found myself in that situation and couldn’t find a fold with an overpair when I probably should have. Before we take a look at the details of the hand though, let’s talk about the player I was playing against. He’s definitely a recreational player. He likes to come in, have a good time, get some food, perhaps bet on the horses, and play a little poker. His style is decidedly “old school.” He limps often, three-bets with relative infrequency and a wacky, inconsistent range, stacks off pretty light, but will fold some pretty big hands (top pair-decent ...


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