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Crushing Live Poker With Twitter

by Bart Hanson |  Published: Feb 28, 2018

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Sometimes the run out is such that checking to check-call on the river is the right play. If you are familiar with a lot of the work that I do over at my training site CrushLivePoker.com you would know that I am not a big fan of check-calling the river in no-limit hold’em. Simply put, players, especially toward the lower stakes of live no-limit, do not bluff enough to make check-calling profitable. There are of course exceptions to this and I played a hand at the Hollywood Park casino last week that demonstrates one of those exceptions. In this particular game we were playing $5-$10-$20 with $3,000 effective stacks. The game was generally good and I had a winning image. It got folded to me and I decided to make a loose open with K 4 from the cutoff to $65. The button, the big blind and the straddle called ...


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