Bazeley vs. Baron
With a backdoor club draw now in the mix, Paur opted to check-call once more, eschewing an aggressive play in favor of pot control. The river then brought the safe-seeming to complete the board, and Paur might have gone for a value bet on the river. But instead he checked for a third time and won at showdown. The lesson I gleaned from studying these three hands — and countless others that followed the same line — is relatively straightforward: Furthermore, when playing a deep stack, flatting can be the best way to avoid finding yourself in tough spots against players who are more than capable of three-bet jamming and putting you to the test.
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We offer daily poker news, poker professionals' blogs and tweets, exclusive poker videos, thousands of free poker articles, as well as coverage from all major poker tournaments in the world. He got the last of his chips in on a board reading K 4 4 6 with 8 5 in the hole. Ravee tanked for seven minutes before he called holding Q Q. Rockowitz doubled up again a short time after that and Paur joined the fun as well when he doubled up on Hand Sundar and Rockowitz both took turns with the chip lead during a long period of play without a bustout.
Rockowitz doubled up again on Hand 82 and the three-handed battle became the predominant skirmish at the final table. Paur was all in with A 10 and Ravee had him covered holding A Q. Ravee had a big chip lead at the start of the final match with 9,, against the 2,, of Rockowitz. On the fourth hand of heads-up play Hand , Rockowitz limped for , to open the pot, Ravee raised to ,, Rockowitz moved all in for 1,,, and Sundar snap-called with J J.