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Crushing Live Poker With Twitter

by Bart Hanson |  Published: Oct 15, 2014


August 17 – If you feel like your opponent is on a draw, don’t make a small raise with awkward stacks to feel like you have to call on the river when it gets there I got into a great spot last week in a Commerce $5-$10 no-limit hold’em $1,500 cap game because of a huge raise-sizing mistake my opponent made on the turn. Effective stacks were $1,100, and an under the gun (UTG) raiser opened the pot for $50. This guy was very tight and this normally indicated a very strong hand from early position. I was in middle position +1 and called with 10 8, as both the raiser and I had over $2,000. The small blind, who is the villain in this hand, also called with the $1,100 stack. This guy was a middle-aged gentleman and was obviously a recreational player there to just blow off some ...

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