With EPT Season 5 off to a record-breaking start in Barcelona, we turn to the live arena for our latest snapshot and catch PokerStars pro Vanessa Rousso getting iced with A-K. Players: Doug “WCGrider” Polk vs
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For the last few weeks we have considered why now is the time to start playing mixed games, what some basic considerations are when playing a mixed-game tournament, and what basic adjustments should be made when playing in a mixed-game…
Mystery high-stakes fish “elmariachimacho” makes an ill-advised turn bet in this edition of the snapshot and gets savaged by trex313 for a $235k pot. (Hand history and stats from MarketPulse Biggest Pots section.) Game: $500/$1,000 No-Limit Hold’em, RailHeaven table, Full Tilt Poker Players: Seat 1: Phil “OMGClayAiken” Galfond ($127,796) Seat 2: elmariachimacho ($110,696) Seat 4: Hac “trex313″ Dang ($121,496.50) trex313 has the button. RailHeaven has been seeing a lot of action lately.
By Chris Ferguson and histrion Lederer – Poker is a mettlesome of choices. Some of these choices are evenhandedly direct and simple, patch others verify a aggregation of thought. The abstract is that when every is said and done, there haw not be meet digit precise distinction to success a presented […]
David Benyamine crushed theASHMAN103 in a Hold’em session this weekend thanks in large part, as we’ll see in this edition of the snapshot, to a monster hand at an opportune time. Players: theASHMAN103 vs. David Benyamine Game: $200/$400 No-Limit Hold’em , Heads-Up, Full Tilt Poker Stack Sizes: Seat 1: David Benyamine $101,681 Seat 2: theASHMAN103 $121,483 (Hand history and stats from MarketPulse Biggest Pots section.) The Setup David Benyamine and theASHMAN103 hit the $200/$400 tables on Sunday for four hours of “grueling” heads-up action and it was Benyamine emerging victorious, booking a $241,000 win.
Last week I set forth a few basic concepts and strategies to consider before signing up to play in a mixed game tournament. This week I want to turn to cash games, as mixed games are quickly becoming a mainstay at poker rooms around…
His opponent was ultimately destined to go broke in the hand, but online superstar Isaac Baron still manages to maximize his equity the whole way in this edition of the snapshot.
Vietnamese players are expected to be a dominating force among players that include WSOP champion Johnny Chan, Todd Brunson, J.C Tran, Kenny Tran, John Juanda, Liz Lieu, Nam Le, Quinn Do, Steve Sung, Mel Judah, Huck Seed and APT Manila champion David Saab.
With the long march to the Main Event underway on ESPN, we revisit Event 1 for today’s snapshot and watch Andy Bloch milk maximum value from Mike Sexton with perfect bet sizes.
As mentioned last week, non-hold’em events and mixed game events saw large field increases at this year’s World Series of Poker. The knowledge base in many of those games remains woefully underdeveloped, due to the focus on hold’em…
Phil “OMGClayAiken” Galfond has made it to the top of the poker world trusting in his reads. Sometimes, though, they just don’t work out as planned. Players: Steve ” stevesbets ” Jacobs vs