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Morgan's Straight Takes It

The completed board read 47T98 when we found Jordan Morgan and an opponent heads up in the hand. With well over 10,000 already in the middle, action checked over to Morgan who fired 3,500. His ...


More About Bluffing: Part VII

by Steve Zolotow |  Published: Jul 09, 2014

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In previous bluffing columns, there were a lot of simple assumptions. The assumptions were that you are against one opponent who has checked, there are no more cards to come (at the river). If you bet for value and are called, you always win. If you bluff and are called, you always lose. These assumptions make the situations easier to analyze, but much less realistic. Frequently, there are more cards to come, and sadly, your value bets won’t always win. In fact, they may occasionally run into a check-raise. Your opponent is broadcasting a very strong hand when he checks and then raises, but he might also be trying this as a bluff. In this column, we will revise our assumptions. The new assumptions are that you are still against one opponent who has checked, there is one more card to come (fourth street, also called the turn). Since there ...


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