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Battling Jake Schindler At A High Roller Final Table: Round 2

by Steve Zolotow |  Published: Nov 17, '21

… in the small blind and Jake in the big blind. Both Jake and I had just over 20 big blinds … folded, and Jake defended his big blind. The flop was 5 3 … we rate his play? Defending the big blind against a button min-raise …

Omaha Eight-or-Better: Playing Two-Way Hands

by Kevin Haney |  Published: Nov 03, '21

… an opponent calls from the big blind with K Q Q 10 … the best high as the big blind’s holding will often hit … as the lojack position. The big blind calls and for the purpose … combinations. Versus the wide 75% big blind defending range indicated above, A 4 …

Badugi: A Few Hands From ‘Dolly’s Game’

by Kevin Haney |  Published: Oct 06, '21

blind with A 2 X X, and Kane Kalas folded his big blind … The pot isn’t very big and the 4:1 … understand it’s just one big bet in the game, … and Richie Sklar in the big blind. A queen badugi would … draw, while Richie’s probable defending range would be a little …

‘Miami’ John Cernuto On Reasons To Make A Deal

by Alan Schoonmaker |  Published: Oct 06, '21

… , especially when you become the big blind. If you can get some … tables the blinds are so big that (almost) everybody is short … just before you post the big blind. It will reduce your stack … then face the dilemma of defending your blind with a weak hand …

Flop Decisions With Doug Polk, Jeremy Ausmus, and Zhuang Ruan

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Sep 22, '21

… under-the-gun versus big blind single-raised pot situation … scenario which is the big blind defending against a button raise, … time, but the big blind is defending much more often … big blind harder than the button since they might have defended the big blind

Shifts In Poker Strategy With Jonathan Tamayo

by Steve Schult |  Published: Sep 08, '21

… of the small blind. Kyle Wilson defended his big blind, and the three … out of the small blind on a 14-big blind stack. This … In the small blind, not so much. The big blind is just … big blind with almost 70 big blinds. JT: He’s going to be defending

Head Games: Street By Street Tournament Bet Sizing

by Craig Tapscott |  Published: Aug 25, '21

… you have someone in the big blind willing to play a lot … call comes from the small blind the range is a bit … range, the range of the big blind is even larger. Especially over … three years, the defending range of the big blind can be expanded to …

Poker Strategy With Russell Thomas: Optimal Preflop Play

by Steve Schult |  Published: Aug 11, '21

… For example, if you’re defending too many hands from the … and proceeding with caution. Not defending the blinds properly. These mistakes … going to be your two big blind raise plus the blinds, so … difficult to play perfectly 200 big blinds deep because the …

Hometown Hero Ben Scrogins Wins Card Player Poker Tour bestbet Jacksonville Main Event

by Erik Fast |  Published: Jul 28, '21

… his largest ever tournament title, defending his home turf by defeating … a structure with 40-minute blind levels. When the dust settled … down to less than a big blind. The bustouts came quickly after … and Cartwright called from the big blind holding 9 7. The Q …

Poker Strategy: Shifts In Poker Strategy With David Paredes

by Steve Schult |  Published: May 19, '21

… called from the small blind and Elezra defended his … or 3.5 times the big blind raise size that I’ … ’s simply not worth defending. SS: They go three- … calls from the small blind, he is extraordinarily unlikely … 5-X advantage. By defending the straddle, he’ll …

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