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Internet High Stakes Poker- Gus Hansen

Gus Hansen experienced a marvelous year on the WPT where he was the only gambler to make it to the closing game in three of the events. Gus Hansen has been seen on High Stakes Poker on The Game Show Network where he paid $400, 000 to play. You might recall one of the largest pots in big stakes poker recorded history against Daniel Negreanu. He secured a big pot with quads against Daniel’s full house. Hansen has made many tv poker appearances and is deemed to be one of the strongest bettors around the world. While playing online poker, a different side of Hansen has emerged. He often plays in the 200/400 No Limit max buy-in of $40, 000. Hansen generally buys in for the minimum of Sixteen Thousand dollars and gambles very poorly. He waits for a decent hand and then goes all-in. I know Hansen is an excellent poker player but not even close to the everyday players at 200/400NL. Unless he is penniless, he has absolutely no reason to settle at the table with the min buy in.

Playing for the minimum takes almost all of the ability out of deep stack poker. Gus is supposed to be one of the greatest players in the world but he can’t buy in for the full dollar value. I think tv can alter our perception of the real world every now and then. The best poker players in the world might be guys you have won’t have heard of before. Gus can be found playing online poker on Full Tilt. He normally competes in big stakes omaha hi-low and texas holdem. Gus has shown himself as a tournament player. Can he back up his talents in cash games?