Tony Dunst and Bryan Devonshire

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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.

Poker Samples

Was $1 million beat the worst in poker history?

Three years ago, Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté announced the creation of the $1 million buy-in "Big One for One Drop" -- the most expensive tournament buy-in in poker history -- to be held at the 2012 World Series of Poker.

Tough ending to good run in the WSOP Main Event

"Sorry, but congratulations." I had a great run this year, finishing 140th out of nearly 6,700 entrants.

Ante-only tournament gives poker a unique spin

One of the great things about the World Series of Poker is that the organizers continue to innovate. A few years ago, the WSOP introduced the ante-only game, and it was a hit with players. In an ante-only tournament, there are no blinds.

Physical tells make it easy to spot an amateur

The Internet generation of poker players has mixed feelings about live tells. There are a few specific tells I search for when I'm scanning an opponent.

Chip values aren't always what they seem

So far at the 2014 World Series of Poker, I've cashed in three tournaments, and I feel razor-sharp in anticipation of the guaranteed $10 million first prize in the Main Event.

A big hand at the WSOP Six Max

My favorite event at the World Series of Poker is the $5,000 No-Limit Six Max, not only because I won a bracelet taking down that event in 2011, but because I like the way action plays on the smaller tables.

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