Jeff’s GPP Hardcore Core

Jeff Bergerson
By Jeff Bergerson January 26, 2016 20:14

Jeff’s GPP Hardcore Core

When Draftkings starts offering large grand prizes for low dollar entries I start getting excited. The reason is, I feel like I can build enough high quality teams with a solid core that will give multiple chances to compete for the big prize. Obviously when you are competing against 100,000+ other entries you need a lot of luck to go along with identifying a solid core of players. In the first preview column of the year I detailed my exact cash game approach that I have used to be profitable playing cash games for the past two years. My GPP strategy is similar in that I identify about 20 guys that I want to include on multiple GPP teams and then add to that a sprinkling of other long-shot type plays (usually 1 per roster). This approach is much like Zach talked about in his outstanding four part winning GPP series. Below are the 20 players in my core that I will build my GPP teams around this week. Remember with GPPs you will swing and miss many more times than you hit a home run, but when you do hit a dinger it will be well worth it, especially when we are talking six figures. I have been fortunate enough to have won several large GPPs and this is the strategy I employed and would encourage you to do something similar. I am not necessarily telling you to use my core (although as a part of FGI you can), but rather to utilize a similar strategy.  I will say this one more time to be clear, this list is for GPP use as there are several players on it that are too inconsistent for me to include in my cash game core. Bottom line is you have to take some chances to win large field GPPs. Let me know if you like this feature and if I get a good response I will continue producing it each week.

Best of luck this week, I have a feeling someone from team FGI will win the $100k.


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Jason Day

Brandt Snedeker

Jimmy Walker

Bill Haas

Charles Howell III

Graham DeLaet

Emiliano Grillo

Marc Leishman

Gary Woodland

Daniel Berger

Brendan Steele

Patrick Rodgers

Si Woo Kim

Tony Finau

Smylie Kaufman

Patton Kizzire

Seung-yul Noh

Morgan Hoffman

Chez Reavie

Mark Hubbard

Ollie Schniederjans


Jeff Bergerson
By Jeff Bergerson January 26, 2016 20:14

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