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Analyzing A Close River Situation

by Jonathan Little |  Published: Aug 19, 2015


Despite spending a decent amount of time studying, getting in shape, and finding my way into a tranquil mindset, the 2015 WSOP main event did not go well for me. I feel like I played my best, but the cards simply did not cooperate at all. However, I did get off to a nice start. Today I will share with you a hand that may seem blatantly straightforward, but in reality, it is a tricky spot that I think I played in the most profitable manner. With the blinds at 50-100, everyone folded to me in the cutoff seat. I had 28,000 chips. Everyone else had 30,000 or more. I looked down at the beautiful A A and raised to 275. I tend to raise to around three big blinds when very deep stacked because, with this stack size, the goal is to build and win a meaningful pot. If ...

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