Podcast Transcript: Episode 20 - Top Pair Top Kicker

Scott:  It’s episode #20 of, “The Postflop Poker Podcast.” The show for serious recreational player, who is looking to improve their game. And since it is a milestone episode, the big 2-0, we’ve got a great show lined up for you. The hand that is sure to bust more people, than an ‘80’s cop movie. I am of course talking about flopping top pair, top kicker, or TP-TK as the kids like to say these days.

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1.       People misunderstand the statistics  

2.       People ignore the statistics

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