Choosing the Check-Raise: Extracting Full Value on the River
In this video, I share and discuss a hand from a $3,500 buy-in World Poker Tour event I recently played.
The hand comes relatively early in the tournament and in it I’m playing against a satellite qualifier, which often leads to interesting situations. We make it to the river at which point I elect to check-raise for value with a marginal two pair.
Take a look:
Would you have played the hand the same way? Let me know in a comment below.
Jonathan Little is a professional poker player and author with over $6,200,000 in live tournament earnings. He writes a weekly educational blog and hosts a podcast at JonathanLittlePoker.com. You can follow him on Twitter @JonathanLittle.