Net Big Stakes Poker- Gus Hansen

by Ali on July 4th, 2023

Gus Hansen had an amazing year on the WPT where he was the only player to achieve final poker table in three of the tournaments. Gus Hansen has been seen on High Stakes Poker on The Game Show Network where he bought into the game for $400, 000. You might remember one of the largest pots in big stakes poker recorded history against Daniel Negreanu. Gus won a large pot with 4 of a kind against Negreanu’s full house. Gus has made many televised poker appearances and is thought to be one of the best players in the world. While participating in internet poker, another side of Hansen has emerged. He frequently participates in the 200/400 NL maximum buy in of Forty Thousand dollars. Gus generally buys in for the min of $16, 000 and plays very poorly. He waits for a good hand and then pushes all-in. I believe Gus is an outstanding poker player but not even close to the regular players at 200/400NL. Unless he is flat broke, he has no reason to settle at the table with the min buy-in.

Buying in for the minimum takes a majority of the ability out of deep stack poker. Hansen is supposed to be one of the greatest players in the world but he cannot buy in for the total dollar value. I believe tv can skew our view of the real world sometimes. The greatest poker players anywhere in the world could be players you have won’t have heard of before. Gus can be seen participating in internet poker on Full Tilt. He usually participates in big stakes omaha/8 and texas holdem. Gus Hansen has shown himself as a tournament player. Can he back up his abilities in cash rounds?

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