Winning a Large Pot at the WSOP with Seven-Deuce Offsuit

Jonathan Little
  • It's always nice to flop a "big blind special," as Jonathan Little does in this WSOP hand.

  • Watch how Jonathan Little finds a way to play a big pot with seven-deuce offsuit.

In this video, I analyze a hand I played in a $3,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em “shootout” event at the World Series of Poker in which I found a way to play a big pot with seven-deuce offsuit.

It’s always fun when you flop one of these “big blind specials” as I did here. It’s even better when other players show interest after the flop, too, although that can present some challenging decisions.

Take a look at how the hand plays out:

What’s the largest pot you have ever won with {7-}{2-}-offsuit? Would you have played this hand in the same way? Let me know in a comment below.

Jonathan Little is a professional poker player and author with over $6,200,000 in live tournament earnings. He writes a weekly educational blog and hosts a podcast at You can follow him on Twitter @JonathanLittle.

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