Crushing Live Poker With Twitter
by Bart Hanson | Published: Jul 09, 2014
May 29 – Many players are only capable of firing one continuation bet on good textured boards. You can exploit these types by floating. In today’s no-limit games, even the most passive players tend to know that betting on good textured boards after raising preflop usually shows a long term profit. The simple fact of the matter is that with only two cards, it is difficult for anyone to make a strong hand. When you continue with the betting lead you have a good chance to win because everyone has missed. This concept, however, is really only understood at the most basic of levels at the lower and mid stakes. Many times, especially with nittier opponents, players will only fire one bet as a bluff after being the preflop raiser. Often times this can easily be exploited by calling with a very weak hand on the flop — a concept that is called floating. If ...
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