Crushing Live Poker With Twitter
by Bart Hanson | Published: Feb 19, 2014
Jan. 6, 2013 – If you are concerned about your own hand strength after getting called, there is a good chance you are overplaying your hand Have you ever had a sick feeling after you have made a bet or a raise? Like, “uh oh, I am not good here when this player calls me.” One of the most simple but often misunderstood concepts in big bet poker is why we bet. To keep it very simple there are two main reasons 1. To get value from worse 2. To get better to fold (as a bluff). Any time you have a hand that is too in between and does not fit into either of these categories it is usually a mistake to bet. There is a third, less important reason to bet that tends to be more applicable in pot-limit Omaha (PLO) and no-limit hold’em (NL) tournaments, which is ...
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