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by Bart Hanson | Published: Apr 02, 2014
Feb. 21 – Once the flop gets checked through, raising the turn versus the preflop raiser is a very strong play Even at the lower levels of no-limit these days, most players understand the concept of bluffing scare cards, especially when they are the preflop raiser. I have seen old guys actually continuation-bet (c-bet) A-Q on king-high boards, knowing that it will be difficult for people to call them with anything but a king on a dry board. I’ve also started to see more experienced low-level players fire a second barrel on the turn when overcards come in on ragged boards that should hit their preflop raising range. Along with this new sense of c-betting the right types of boards, better players know which boards not to c-bet. Say, for example, we raise with a hand like A K from early position and we get four callers. The flop comes ...
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