Net High Stakes Poker- Who is Gus Hansen?

Gus Hansen experienced an amazing year on the WPT where he was the only player to make it to the last table in 3 of the competitions. Gus Hansen has been seen on High Stakes Poker on GSN where he bought into the game for $400, 000. You may recall one of the largest pots in high stakes poker recorded history competing against Daniel Negreanu. He raked in a huge pot with quads against Negreanu’s full house. Hansen has made many tv poker appearances and is thought to be one of the greatest bettors around the world. While competing in online poker, a different side of Hansen has appeared. He regularly plays in the 200/400 NL maximum buy in of $40, 000. Gus frequently buys in for the minimum of $16, 000 and plays very poorly. He waits for a good hand and then pushes all in. I believe Hansen is an excellent poker player but certainly not even close to the regular players at 200/400no limit. Unless Gus is bankrupt, he has absolutely no reason to sit at the game with the minimum buy in.

Buying in for the min takes most of the skill out of deep stack poker. Hansen is accepted to be 1 of the best poker players in the world but he cannot buy-in for the total amt.. I think television can alter our perception of the real world every now and then. The greatest players in the world might just be guys you have will not have heard about. Gus can be seen competing in net poker on Full Tilt. He commonly participates in big stakes omaha high and texas hold’em. Gus Hansen has proven himself as a tournament player. Can he use his skills in cash games?

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