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by Bart Hanson |  Published: Jun 27, 2012

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Apr 13th: Be aware that when your bottom two gets counterfeited by top pair pairing this can be a good spot to turn your hand into a bluff One of the most frustrating things that can happen in big bet hold’em is having an opponent’s overpair in bad shape with two pair and then getting counterfeited on the river. It’s extremely annoying especially when we expected to make a good amount of value on the river. For some reason though, even if players recognize that they are up against a probable better hand, they will just check and give up – not realizing that this very well might be a good spot to turn your hand into a bluff. In reality, especially on non-drawy boards, bottom two that has been counterfeit has no showdown value at all. Let’s look at the following example. Say a good, tight opener raises from ...


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