Apr 24 2009

Straight flush plays on the board

You nail the nut flush on the turn, crushing your two opponents — but the river puts a straight flush on the board for an all-way split…

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Apr 24 2009

Full apartment on the turn

You commit the short stack with a pathetic nine-deuce and hey, you’ve got a way better 9. Then the other three deuces come out of nowhere…

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Apr 13 2009

Full apartment on the turn

If this scenario plays out, the small stack will only get 2:1 vs. aces, while the chip leader will only get 1:1 in a larger side pot vs. aces…

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Apr 13 2009

Quads on the flop on the very first hand

A big pocket pair can spell trouble during the very first hand of an ultra-low buyin play-chip event. But sometimes you’ll find yourself in exactly the right seat with exactly the right players…

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Apr 11 2009

Runner-runner straight flush

You flop a monster and your opponent is a 100% raising station. You check to him and he overbets the pot. Do you think he’ll call an all-in?

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Apr 09 2009

One step closer to a Ragpicker

Netbooks bring us one step closer to Jeff Dunte­mann’s vision of a full-blown com­pu­ter lurking under a Star Trek com­mu­ni­ca­tor…

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