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Winning Poker Tournaments III – Hand No. 21

by Matthew Hilger |  Published: Aug 06, 2014


Winning Poker Tournaments One Hand at a Time Volume III by Jon “PearlJammer” Turner, Eric “Rizen” Lynch, Jon “Apestyles” Van Fleet, and yours truly, analyzes 50 online poker hands. In Volume III, PearlJammer, Rizen, and Apestyles analyze the same hands and then I give a summary of lessons learned at the end of the hand. This article looks at hand No. 21. Seat 1: 167,839 Seat 2: 60,388 Seat 3: 271,395 Seat 4: 126,676 Hero Seat 5: 76,950 Seat 6: 362,216 Button Seat 7: 112,701 Small Blind Seat 8: 420,222 Big Blind 2,500-5,000 Blinds (500 Ante) Setup: This is a $5.50 freezeout with over 3,000 entrants. There are about 60 players remaining. You have been playing solid tight-aggressive poker, stealing the blinds frequently from late position. Preflop A 10 (pot 11,500): You raise to 15,000. Seat 7 calls in the small blind (SB). Flop A 5 2 (pot 39,000): Seat ...

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