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/Oct/2011

The Theory of Dead Money

By: The Jamrag @ 17:47 (EDT) / 282 / Comment ( 0 )

Hi guys,
How are we doing? So today im going to talk about the topic of dead money. So what is dead money you may ask? Well dead money is:
A) A fish who's money never leaves the site. That is players who never really win, but when they do, there never cashing out. These guys are what make Single Table SNG's so lucrative. (please do not abuse these guys, i need a healthy source of income :-D )
B) When in a tournament players put what is called 'dead money' into the pot, I.E. where they Limp/Fold (again please do not abuse these guys, hey buy a stress toy or something, just DO NOT ABUSE THE FISH under ANY CIRCUMSTANCES because if they go.....well it's bad because everybody's money is the same :wink:
So that is what dead money is, but how do you identify these 'situations' while playing? Well the most obvious one is the small blind limping, when it is folded round to him/her. But don't keep doing this as they might start limp/re-raising with monsters! Another is this concept of limping on the button in a folded pot. DO NOT EVER DO THIS!!!!!!!!! If it's good enough to call it's good enough to raise on the button!!! Scott Seiver once said 'If I could have the button every hand I would play every hand blind' Think about this statement boys and girls. Lastly the most important thing about dead money situations is dont let them pass and let somebody else take them. There yours for the grabbing so grab them! Until im bothered to write the next one,
Laters!!

The Jamrag

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