The popular NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship began its 2009 season broadcast on Sunday, April 12. I drew World Poker Tour host Mike Sexton in the first round.
I recently viewed the tape from the World Series of Poker final table when I won my record eleventh bracelet. There was one interesting hand that commentator Robert Williamson said I played poorly. Here’s how it went down.
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If you’re playing small ball poker, you’ll be entering a lot of pots, and in most of them, you’ll be coming in for a 2 ½ times the big blind raise.
The secret behind playing small ball poker isn’t so much in the hands you choose to play. It’s more about the amount you choose to bet with the hands you end up playing.
Defending your big blind isn’t easy. You’ll be out of position for the entire hand unless the raise comes from the player in the small blind.
No matter what poker book you read or poker show you watch, the topic of position will invariably be discussed and its importance stressed.
You probably know by now that I’m a proponent of small ball poker. It’s a technique that allows you to play more hands while limiting your risk.
It’s common for beginners to set themselves up for disaster by misplaying hands before the flop. Then, they complain about their bad luck when they lose.
I like to peruse the Full Contact Poker online forums to read and comment on posts about interesting poker hands and whether they were played properly.