Web Big Stakes Poker- Who is Gus Hansen?

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Gus Hansen enjoyed an amazing year on the World Poker Tour where he was the only player to make it to the final poker table in three of the events. Gus Hansen has appeared on High Stakes Poker on GSN where he bought into the game for $400, 000. You may recall one of the biggest pots in big stakes poker history up against Daniel Negreanu. Hansen won a massive pot with 4 of a kind against Daniel’s full house. Gus has earned many tv poker appearances and is deemed to be one of the greatest players anywhere in the world. While wagering on online poker, another side of Hansen has appeared. He frequently competes in the 200/400 NL max buy-in of Forty Thousand dollars. Hansen generally buys-in for the min of Sixteen Thousand dollars and gambles very poorly. He sits there waiting for a decent hand and then goes all in. I know Hansen is an excellent poker player but certainly not even close to the familiar players at 200/400no limit. Unless he is broke, he has little or no reason to settle at the game with the minimum buy in.

Playing for the min takes a majority of the skill out of big stack poker. Hansen is presumed to be one of the greatest players in the world but he can’t buy-in for the total amt.. I believe television can alter our view of the real world every now and then. The best poker players in the world might be players you have will not have heard about. Gus can be found gambling on internet poker on Full Tilt. He normally competes in big stakes omaha hi-low and texas holdem. Gus Hansen has shown himself as a tournament player. Can he back up his abilities in cash games?

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