Jon "PearlJammer" Turner, popularly known for being a co-author of the book series "Winning Poker Tournaments One Hand at a Time," is off to a good start.
In a recent hand, a player from middle position limped in and was raised by Turner to 175 from the cutoff position. The player on the button called, as did the original limper.
The flop came and it was checked over to Turner, who beet 250. His opponent on the button called, but the other folded.
The turn came the and Turner, not backing down, bet 550. His opponent quickly mucked.
Turner is sitting on 8,500.