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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.
The following hand took place in the $10,000-buy-in 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas. Everyone folded around to me in the cutoff seat. From late position, my raise with a strong hand was completely automatic.
To bolster your strengths and mitigate your weaknesses, you must start by thoroughly understanding your mistakes.
Three years ago, Cirque du Soleil founder Guy LalibertÃ© 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.
"Sorry, but congratulations." I had a great run this year, finishing 140th out of nearly 6,700 entrants.
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.
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.
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