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Short Stacked Mistakes at the WSOP Final Table

by Jonathan Little |  Published: Aug 30, 2017


Like most of you, whenever the World Series of Poker was being broadcast on PokerGo or ESPN, I was in front of my TV. There was lots of exciting poker and many great plays, as well as some plays that were not so great. In this article, I am going to explain two mistakes that were committed late during the main event final table that resulted in one player losing over $166,000 in equity. If you diligently study situations like this, you will be better prepared to make profitable decisions when you are fortunate enough to make a deep run so you don’t spew equity all over the place. To set the stage, the payouts when there were three players remaining at the final table were: 1st: $8,150,000 2nd: $4,700,000 3rd: $3,500,000 As you can see, the payout jumps are quite significant, which should lead the shorter stacks to avoid ...

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