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Online Big Stakes Poker- Gus Hansen

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Gus Hansen had a wonderful year on the WPT where he was the only one to achieve final table in 3 of the competitions. Gus Hansen has appeared on High Stakes Poker on The Game Show Network where he bought into the game for $400, 000. You might remember one of the biggest pots in high stakes poker history up against Daniel Negreanu. Gus secured a large pot with 4 of a kind against Negreanu’s full house. Hansen has made many tv poker appearances and is considered to be one of the best gamblers around the world. While competing in online poker, a different side of Hansen has appeared. Gus regularly plays in the 200/400 NL maximum buy-in of Forty Thousand dollars. Hansen usually buys-in for the min of Sixteen Thousand dollars and plays very poorly. He waits patiently for a decent hand and then pushes all in. I believe Gus is an amazing poker player but certainly not even close to the everyday players at 200/400NL. Unless he is flat broke, he has absolutely no reason to play at the game with the minimum buy in.

Buying in for the min takes a majority of the ability out of big stack poker. Gus is accepted to be one of the greatest players in the world but he can’t buy-in for the full amt.. I believe television can alter our view of the real world sometimes. The best poker players in the world might be guys you have will not have heard of. Gus can be found betting on web poker on Full Tilt. He commonly competes in high stakes omaha high and Holdem. Gus has proven himself as a competition player. Can he use his abilities in money games?