Originally Posted by cardplayer52
i just read this in one of sklanski's books the other day. and he said this is only true late in a tourney or on the bubble. as i understood it was you would be free to loosen your opening range as only very strong hands will call. this is all part of his whole gap concept. you would need a hand better than what you would need to open with in the openers spot.
this concept is only valid when stacks are not deep at all or maybe when you play limit poker.
On deep stack NL, implied odds
rule and the gap concept is entirely worthless.