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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. ...


The Number of Contending Players

by Bob Ciaffone |  Published: Jun 25, 2014

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The number of players that contest a pot has a great influence on your poker decisions. Many more hands become playable when a high-volume pot of contenders is under way. However, I see many incorrect decisions to play a hand that should not be played no matter how many players are staying for the flop. So we will talk about good and bad reasons for entering a pot that has nearly all of the players staying for the first betting round. The first thing to look for in any situation when you consider playing a longshot must be how deep the money is. You want to win a bunch of chips when you do hit the flop, to compensate you for all the times you wind up with a hand that has a zero chance to win. So you want to have a goodly number of chips before backing a ...


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