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by Bart Hanson | Published: May 01, 2012
Sometimes the board runs out in such a way where a very strong hand becomes just a bluff catcher The nuts change street by street. Good poker players realize that sometimes their very strong hands may only beat a bluff with the given action. Weaker players do not know that their own hand strength is actually irrelevant in certain situations – your opponent either has what he is representing or he does not. Let us take a look at an example. Say in a $1-$2 game with effective stacks of $300 we raise with Q Q to $10 and three people call. The flop comes out very favorably for us – Q 3 2. We bet out $30 and one person from out of position calls. The turn is a 10. Our opponent checks, we bet $70, and again he calls. The river is one of the absolute worst cards ...
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