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Our Poker column puts readers in touch with the experts for the thinking behind the trickiest and most challenging poker hands. World Poker Tour (WPT) professional and television analyst Tony Dunst, along with other WPT players, break down the tactics and strategy used by some of the most prominent players in the world.
Human brains are excellent pattern detectors, able to predict the future results of many events.
On Day 1 of the World Poker Tour's $3,500-buy-in Borgata Poker Open main event, I found myself at a table that should have been quite good for me, because my opponents were playing in a blatantly straightforward manner.
In poker, an "overlay" happens when a tournament fails to meet its guaranteed prize pool.
I visit the Borgata in Atlantic City three times a year, and it always treats me well. Poker's saturation has been great for spreading the game, but it can also spread the player pool thin.
Last month, I folded pocket kings before the flop for the first time in my life.
Mastery on the felt requires careful analysis of information and risk. In regard to playing with a positional disadvantage, my coach once told me that I either had to get good at it or stop doing it.
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