Online High Stakes Poker- Who is Gus Hansen?

Gus Hansen experienced an amazing year on the World Poker Tour where he was the only gambler to make it to the closing table in three of the competitions. Gus Hansen has been seen on High Stakes Poker on GSN where he paid $400, 000 to play. You might remember one of the biggest pots in high stakes poker recorded history against Daniel Negreanu. Hansen secured a large pot with 4 of a kind against Daniel’s full house. Hansen has made many tv poker appearances and is deemed to be one of the best bettors around the world. While gambling on net poker, another side of Hansen has emerged. He often plays in the 200/400 No Limit maximum buy in of $40, 000. Gus more often than not buys-in for the minimum of Sixteen Thousand dollars and gambles very weak. He sits there waiting for a decent hand and then goes all in. I know Hansen is an excellent poker player but not even close to the everyday players at 200/400no limit. Unless Gus is bankrupt, he has absolutely no reason to play at the game with the minimum buy-in.

Playing for the minimum takes a majority of the expertise out of big stack poker. Hansen is presumed to be one of the greatest players anywhere in the world but he can’t buy in for the full dollar value. I think tv can alter our perception of the real world sometimes. The greatest poker players in the world could be guys you have will not have heard about. Gus can be seen playing net poker on Full Tilt. He commonly participates in big stakes omaha hold’em and Holdem. Gus Hansen has proven himself as a tournament player. Can he use his abilities in money games?

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