Rob Sherwood: Surviving The Irish Poker Open

Musical chairs Switching tables is one of the toughest things in tournament poker, live or online. Less is more Over the past few years the standard raise size has got a lot smaller. I did pretty well, taking third place. Sep 23 - Oct 19, at Parx Casino. No Limit Hold'em Dec 12, Bellagio. Local Daily Poker Tournaments. Switching tables is one of the toughest things in tournament poker, live or online.

Last Year's Irish Open Sole Survivor Tells Card Player What His €100,000 Buy in Year Was Like

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If you're in Japan and interested but can't read Japanese, leave me a comment and I should be able to check on the exact process and help get you going. Posted by Author at I haven't had much time to play poker recently, even online poker, because of the new mouth to feed in the family. The winners fly out tomorrow morning for sun, scuba, gamble, and poker.

This rubbed some of us pathetic failures the wrong way, so Psyka-san spearheaded a Loser's Tournament for those of us left behind. Tomorrow night at Duke, starting from 5: The almost-good-enough but not quite. You there, are you a loser?

Sure you are, you don't have your bags packed for sunny Tinian, do you? I didn't think so. Come on out to Duke tomorrow night and prove it. Unlike most of the weekly tournaments, we're playing with deep stacks of chips and 25 minute levels, so there will be a lot of play.

If you're interested in attending, let me know or show up at Duke by 5pm or so to be certain of getting signed up in time.

There's even a second-chance tournament tomorrow night at 9: Maybe you're not a loser and you have better things to do.

A typical opening raise will be to and a three-bet should be to Weak players are always looking to call you down, so in weak fields you should be looking to bet for value a lot more and bluff a lot less. Over the past few years the standard raise size has got a lot smaller.

Switching tables is one of the toughest things in tournament poker, live or online. When you get moved to a table full of unknowns, just play your cards for the first eight hands or so. Have a good look at the chipstacks and then wait for the right spot to play back. The mistake a lot of live players make is getting way too short-stacked before making their move.

Whenever you start dropping below 20BB you should be looking to shove against aggressive open-raisers and stop waiting for premium hands. Look to move all-in, in position, with suited connectors, any two Broadway cards or small pairs.

Sep 26 - Oct 1, at Freerolls Poker Club. Sep 26 - Oct 14, at Wynn Las Vegas. Sep 27 - Oct 8, at Horseshoe Southern Indiana. Sep 13 - Oct 7, at Concord Card Casino. Sep 20 - Oct 8, at Kings Casino. Sep 21 - 29, at Sochi Casino and Resort. Unibet DSO - Cannes. Oct 1 - 7, at Casino de Divonne-les-Bains. GPI Player of the Year GPID is a unique identification number, assigned to each individual player, that will be used in the future in order to register for most poker tournaments around the world.

It links to the player's profile in order to prevent any data errors.

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