by Jonathan Little | Published: Nov 27, 2013
I have been doing quite a bit of thinking about bluffing recently. There have been periods of time throughout my career where I have played overly tight, only putting money in the pot with the most premium hands, and other times where I have been the most active person at the table by far, raising and reraising preflop and firing countless multi-street bluffs. Currently, I decided that whenever a situation arises that looks ripe for bluffing, unless I have a good reason not to, I am going to take it. It should be clear that the main purposes of bluffing are to allow you to get paid off when you have a premium hand and to also to allow you to win pots you would otherwise lose when both you and your opponent have marginal hands. It is usually not a good idea to try to bluff your opponent off ...
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