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Penalty - Fri Mar 21, 2014, 10:07 PM
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LJZobA8oKI

Please check the link above. I do not understand why he gets a penalty for not betting.
 
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Fri Mar 21, 2014, 10:14 PM
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If you have the nuts and are last to act, it's mandatory to bet the river. Not betting is soft-play (collusion) and is illegal.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014, 11:20 PM
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Does this apply to online poker as well? Like in big tournament?
 
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Sat Mar 22, 2014, 02:06 AM
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Probably not so much online since you can always missclick or read your hand differently from what it actually is.
But people can report you and PS investigate your play on that tournament because of that.

Last edited by GamblingProp; Sat Mar 22, 2014 at 02:08 AM..
 
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Sat Mar 22, 2014, 06:32 AM
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This rule does not apply online, however if you are found to be doing it deliberately (ie. soft playing)then Stars may enforce some kind of reprimand for doing so. And I would wonder why anyone would ever not bet the nuts when last to act, if you cannot lose you'd want to get more value, not to do so is just wasting chips effectively.



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