Pair drawn to poker
Dan Zogman won 227,811 and the Heartland Poker Tournament title with a pair of fours. In the tournaments final hand of Texas Hold Em, his opponent had a queen and a three, and Zogman had a four and a nine. The flop included a three and a four, giving Zogman the higher pair.
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- IMPLIED ODDS - A refinement to POT ODDS which includes money not yet in the pot. Considers the potential extra bets and winnings made when a player forms a very good hand.
- FORCED BET - In some stud games a player may be required to make a bet to start the action on the first card. This is similar conceptually to blinds and antes, but in this case is dependent on the cards shown rather than player position. Usually the weakest hand is forced to bet.
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