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Strategy with Kristy: Kane Kalas

December 01, 2011

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In the latest edition of Strategy with Kristy, I talked to 22-year-old Kane Kalas, an instructor on PokerPhenoms.com We talk about how to play small pocket pairs in a six-handed no-limit hold'em cash game, demonstrated by hand histories. Kane played as "Kangis." Here are the hand details to help you follow along with podcast.

Game: $25-$50 NLH 6-max

Hand #1
(four-handed)

Kangis - $5,218
Flufferd - $5,377

Kangis opens {6-Diamonds}{6-Spades} UTG to $128. Flufferd reraises to $400. Kangis calls. Heads-up. Pot is $850

The flop is {6-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}. Flufferd checks, Kangis bets $513. Flufferd folds.

Hand #2
(five-handed)

Kangis - $5,691
Flufferd - $5,000

Flufferd min raises on the button to $50. Kangis calls with 2s2c in the big blind. Pot is $225.

Flop is {9-Clubs}{3-Hearts}{2-Hearts}. Kangis checks. Flufferd bets $150. Kangis calls. The pot is $523.

The turn is the {7-Clubs}. Check, check.

The river is the {9-Diamonds}. Kangis bets $689. Flufferd calls and mucks.

Hand #3
22:30
(five-handed)

Kangis - $6,801
CanCollector - $6,757
Numbr1mom $12,240

Kangis opens {6-Clubs}{6-Diamonds} UTG to $124. CanCollector calls behind. Numbr1mom reraises from the BB to $575. Kangis folds.

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