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2012 WSOP's Sickest Hand?

Tags: 2012 wsop, Benjamin Alcober, bluff, henry tran, sick hand
Posted on 14 September 2012 by "T".

This summer's World Series of Poker saw many sick hands, but the question is if this wasn't the sickest of them all!? In the hand, which occurred during Day 3 of the main event, 2 players (Henry Tran and Benjamin Alcober) bluffed each other until the river where Henry Tran finally hit a pair of deuces and made a hero call. What makes this even more amazing is that the hand was caught on ESPN's cameras! Watch and enjoy!


Tom Dwan vs Phil Ivey - 2 insane bluffs!

Tags: bluff, full tilt poker, high stakes poker, phil ivey, tom dwan
Posted on 20 September 2011 by "T".

According to many poker experts, Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey are two of the best cash game players in history. There are plenty of clips on youtube and other video sites where one can see Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey showing their skills at the poker tables. 

However it's not very common that they face each other in huge pots, and especially not when neither of them have anything and decide to bluff. Below is a video with two of their best bluffs against each other. Enjoy!

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Video: Gus Hansen's worst bluff ever

Tags: bad, bluff, eli elezra, gus hansen, high stakes poker, worst bluff ever
Posted on 09 March 2010 by "T".

In an episode in season 6 of High Stakes Poker, Gus Hansen, the Full Tilt Pro, tried to buy a pot from Eli Elezra with some really bad bluffing from begin to end. What makes it even worse is the fact that Gus Hansen had absolutely no draws or anything and still he couldn't lay down his hand. The bluff costed Gus Hansen around $100,000! However, its for sure not the last time we see Gus Hansen make a crazy play like this one.

Gus Hansen was after the show interviewed by the host Kara Scott. Kara was of course very interested to know what Gus had to say about the bluff which failed. 

"I like my bets on flop and turn, but I hate the ace on the river. And still I decide to make another big bet, which really seemed like an obvious bluff. This is probably the worst bluff I have made in my entire poker career."

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