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  1. Closing out the game . . . . .

    Lately I find myself finishing in 2nd place a lot. Now, while it's better than min-cashing, another issue I've struggled with, it still leaves a sting every time.

    i know the "why"s, i make mistakes. The question is how to maintain focus, remain patient and deliberate, and crush an opponent in the final battle. I find myself playing well HU (usually) and then in one fatal mistake, I give it all away.

    So what are your thoughts on maintaining focus and finishing ...
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  2. These are The Clans

    Over the course of 2011 a lot of players have migrated over to LPP from another online poker community. And the sub-groups we know as "Clans" have slowly been establishing a presence here and in the cardroom. All of these clans are hosting tournaments on the cardroom, and everyone has a chance to get to know each other.

    The first of these clans to make their way here were the Hustlers. Several members found their way here following the banning of their leader from the other ...
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  3. A tale of two Zix's

    I am someone who enjoys writing, and myself is my favorite subject! But for my first blog here on LPP I would like to write a little something about my two best friends.

    Zixipoo is a great guy I have known for almost two years. We have played a couple of live events together, and countless online games. he is as much a fixture of The Impromptu as I, even filling in as host for me for a spell. Wim is a player who really enjoys the game. He's not here to become the next Phil Ivey, he's ...
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