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Crushing Live Poker With Twitter

by Bart Hanson |  Published: Aug 17, 2016


July 19 – Discussion of the Main Event at the 2016 WSOP Most of the time when I write this Crush Live Poker column, I speak about strategy in cash games. However, in this issue, since I just got back from the World Series of Poker, I want to discuss the main event and a few different tournament hands. The main event is a very special tournament, as the moving average beyond Day 2 is usually at least 80 big blinds and the levels are two hours long. One of the more common mistakes that I see new players make in the tournament is to panic after they lose a few hands. This year, players started with 50,000 chips. I overheard players after Day 1 complaining that they only had a starting stack going into Day 2 and that they were “going to have to get lucky” in order to ...

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