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

Could you have folded and averted disaster?

After Jack Salter finished runner-up to Scott Davies in the 2014 World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific, Salter said that he was disappointed with how he played the final hand. The hand in question happened in Level 25.

Newhouse courts danger at Main Event final table

We feel most comfortable and focused when we are in control of a situation.

Well-timed bluff disarms an aggressive opponent

A lot of the chips you accumulate in poker tournaments -- especially soft tournaments and tournaments with small buy-ins -- will come from getting maximum value from your strong hands, but occasionally you'll need to run a well-timed bluff.

Don't let yourself be pushed around

I was fortunate enough to win a World Series of Poker bracelet back in 2013, but not before making some of the toughest poker decisions of my career.

Cruisin' for a bruisin'

I recently returned from my first poker cruise, one that was hosted by Ante Up Magazine. This hand was an interesting one from my opponent's perspective, and even though he lost, I think he played the hand optimally.

Be objective when putting opponent on a hand

Human brains are excellent pattern detectors, able to predict the future results of many events.

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