WPH #515: Rampage Poker HATES Money! [INSANE Punt]

Punting for Rampage Poker seems to be a common occurrence when he plays high stakes poker on the Hustler Casino Live stream. In this hand, he played a massive pot against businessman Brandon Steven, who rivered a flush and faced a massive raise from the poker vlogger. Was this a typical Rampage punt or did he find a masterful bluff? You decide!

When you are in the small blind or big blind with a straddle on, it’s crucial to remember to raise bigger than you usually would. This aims to maximize fold equity due to the fact that you’ll be out of position for the entire hand.

Ethan Yau, a.k.a Rampage, is a popular YouTuber and poker player. He has over 300,000 subscribers on YouTube and has won over $2,40,000 in tournament earnings, including a $900,000 win in a December 2022 World Poker Tour (WPT) High Roller at the Wynn.

Brandon Steven is an American entrepreneur, businessman, capital investor, and poker player. He is the owner of numerous car dealerships in Kansas and California. He is the co-owner of two hockey teams. He has over $6,700,000 in tournament earnings, putting him in the top 230 worldwide. His biggest cash of $2,820,581 came in the $250,000 Super High Roller at the 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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🔍 Preflop: With an $800 straddle on Brandon Steven looks down at 42 of diamonds in the big blind and raises to $2,300. Rampage Poker, the player in the straddle, 3-bets to $7,000 with AJo, and Steven calls with his low-suited one-gapper.

💸 Flop – Ks Td 9d: The king-high connected flop doesn’t give either player a pair, but it does give them both draws. Steven checks with his flush draw, while Rampage fires a continuation bet of $6,000 with a gutshot straight draw to the nuts and an overcard. Steven calls, and they head to the turn.

💣 Turn – 6h: The 6 of hearts on the turn doesn’t improve Steven or Rampage’s hand. Both the high-stakes cash game players check, and they head to the river.

🌊 River – Qd: The Q of diamonds river completes both players’ draws. Steven now has a four-high flush, while Rampage has a broadway straight. Steven decides to lead out for $23,000. Rampage then raises to $128,900 with his straight, enough to put Steven all-in. But will Steven lay down his baby flush? Stay tuned for this entire poker video to find out!

Jonathan Little analyzes live poker hands from TV poker shows such as Poker After Dark, Hustler Casino Live, The Lodge Poker Club & PokerGO. He also analyzes popular poker vloggers such as Rampage Poker, Brad Owen, Jaman Burton, Ashley Sleeth, Wolfgang Poker and others!

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