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My Most Significant Pot Of The PCA Main Event

by Jonathan Little |  Published: Mar 02, 2016


Hello everyone! In this article, I am going to share with you the most important hand from my $5,000 buy-in 2016 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure main event. Nearing the bubble, I was cruising along with an 185,000 stack. Average once everyone got in the money would be roughly 175,000. When you have an average stack on the bubble, your general strategy should usually be to avoid playing a gigantic pot versus the big stacks while applying pressure to the short stacks. This will allow you to build your stack while avoiding going broke. Everyone folded around to the big stack at my table (an excellent player who has great results over the last few years), who raised to 8,000 out of his 500,000 stack at 2,000-4,000 ante 500 blinds. So far, this player has been running incredibly hot, making numerous premium hands versus his opponents’ strong, but second-best hands. He was ...

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