Place your bet on One Step Programs as we prepare for our 2013 Charity Poker Championship on Thursday evening, February 7th, 2013 at The River East Arts Center in Chicago, Illinois.
The event will host an estimated 300 poker players and over 150 spectators and volunteers. Players will compete for approximately $15,000 in prizes including the coveted Grand Prize: a seat at the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas ($10,000 value).
Player seating is limited to the first 300 players who register, so click on one of the links below to reserve your seat today!
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One question I’ve been asked repeatedly since writing 200 Poker Tells is, “How do I get to where I can read others like a pro?”
When I entered the FBI, I thought I was a fairly good observer. I had been studying body language for several years and thought what more could there be? Well, a lot, so much so that I’m still learning. I honed my observation skills and looked for things I’d never imagined, such as how often a suspect looks at his watch (something about to happen) or what’s his blink rate (nervousness). These cues gave me insight into these individuals and their actions.
We can always improve our observation skills; there’s always more to observe; it’s a continuing endeavor and it never stops because we can never know everything there is to know about body language or tells. The best we can do is study them and validate them every chance we get.
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You sat down at a $1-$2 cash game in a casino and bought in for $200. You’re in the cutoff seat, one seat right of the button. You’ve only been at the table for about three hands and don’t have any information about the players. Those in this hand are under the gun (UTG) with $300 and UTG+2 with $140.
Both limped for $2 and it folded to you with -. Which of the following do you do and why?
A. Fold B. Call $2 C. Raise to $15 D. Raise to $20
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