Friday, June 11, 2010

Brits storm World Series of Poker

British accidental is affronted this year's World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Just a anniversary in, and already Praz Bansi has won his additional armlet (this year in the $1,500 No Limit Holdem). There was aswell a armlet in the $1,500 Pot Limit Holdem for James Dempsey (who, admitting his afflictive poker skills, has never ahead won a reside clash alfresco Brighton), and a argent badge in the $5,000 Holdem Shootout for Neil Channing, accepted MD of new poker website

Here's a duke I enjoyed from Praz Bansi's heads-up action with Canadian adversary Vincent Jacques. Following online coverage, you can never be 100% abiding the bet sizes are correct, but the adventure is clear.

With Bansi as cogent dent leader, both players saw an unraised bomb of 10d 6c Qc. First to speak, Bansi bet out 150,000 (with blinds at 50k-100k, this was three-quarters of the pot). Jacques called. The about-face was Ad and Bansi checked. Jacques bet 300,000 and Bansi called. The river came 7c: bingo. Bansi bet out 1m in chips, and Jacques folded.

Because this was not a televised event, and did not go to a showdown, we don't apperceive the hands. But that's absolutely what I like about it. With his big dark unraised, dent baton Bansi can bet the bomb with annihilation at all. On the turn, there are two even draws and several beeline draws: this about-face is absolute for "floating", ie calling with annihilation to barefaced any of the crisis cards that are acceptable to appear on the river. When the river brings one of the flushes and one of the straights, Bansi is absolutely acceptable abundant to accomplish his beefy bet with or without.

The basics or nothing? If you just don't know, again the man deserves a bracelet.

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