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Jon Turner has done incredibly well with Card Player Poker Tour Venetian main events, with two titles on his poker resume. The former online poker standout known as ‘PearlJammer’ won the 2016 CPPT Venetian main ...


Crushing Live Poker With Twitter

by Bart Hanson |  Published: Nov 08, 2017

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Sometimes you can bluff because of relative position A few weeks ago I played an interesting hand in the $5-$10 no-limit hold’em $1,500 cap game at the Commerce Casino. It was late on a Friday night and the game was generally loose and good, and I had just moved to the table. The villain in this hand was in the big blind, but was totally unknown to me. During my first orbit at the table I decided to raise from under-the gun (UTG) with 6 5, albeit a pretty light open to $35. Much to my dismay the hijack, button, and big blind all called, usually forcing me to make a hand in order to win the pot. I got one of the best flops for my hand, K 4 3 giving me an open-ended straight draw plus a backdoor flush draw. Unexpectedly the unknown villain in the big blind ...


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