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There is only really one thing that can happen. Reshuffle, burn and give everyone their 7th card. The only other option, and this is only because it's a home game, would be to have the players who have folded tell the dealer discreetly their cards, remove them to the muck and then just shuffle whats left. Assuming they can all remember their cards. At least ...


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Personally, I think five betting rounds is too many for a good poker game (that's one reason I prefer Mississippi stud to traditional). But that's just my opinion. You should also always deal at least two cards in the first betting round, three even better. Lastly, the final betting round should be a single card so that hanging around with weak draws isn't ...


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It sounds like a re-buy format would be best for you. For the first 2 hours, players can re-buy if they have chips less than or equal to the original stack. This way the stacks will not start too deep, and people can only re-buy when they are low on chips. It also stimulates action and builds your prize pool as well. Once the two hours are up, no ...


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Two and a half additional points: 1) You do not mention what the buy-in is for those $2,500 in chips, but the style of play you cite indicates the players assign low value to those chips. So, to help change the "calling station" behavior, you should increase the buy-in or reduce the number of chips received. 2) Winning against such players is not about ...


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Against these types of players you want to make a strong pair and bet big on all streets for value. If you get raised, just fold unless you have a stronger hand than medium two pair. You don't even need to continuation bet as a bluff against these players. Firing double or triple barrel bluffs is totally unnecessary and is just fancy play syndrome at this ...



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