Wednesday, June 3, 2015

The Grump strikes again

With five players left in The Colossus, Event No. 5 at the World Series of Poker, Brad McFarland raised to 1.1 million from the cutoff with the K Q. Adi Prasetyo called from the Big Blind with 4 2, a hand referred to as The Grump. Notice that he chose to slow play his monster.

The flop was 3 10 5. Presetyo shrewdly checked to the pre-flop raiser to induce a continuation bet. McFarland obliged and bet 1.2 million, and now Presetyo sprang his trap. He check-raised to 4.785 million which forced McFarland to fold.

Sometimes, poker is too easy.

For other poker tips, see my friend Bob's web site at The Poker Grump.

3 comments:

  1. Love your header photo. Maybe I could learn poker. My grandkids call me "Grumpa!"

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    1. RE header, yeah, I'm getting geared up for the World Series of Poker which is held at the Rio in Las Vegas.

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