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Board texture

by Michael Piper |  Published: Jun 11, 2010


In any flop game, the community cards provide information that’s crucial to your play; your opponent’s actions tell you how strong his range of hands is, and will change depending on whether he’s flopped a draw, a made hand, or both. Once you have an idea of his range, you need to work out how to play your hand the most profitably, which will change with different board textures. On a J 9 6 board, top set is very vulnerable, as there are lots of draws available, so you should usually play it fast, charging the draws while trying to avoid scare cards that might kill your action. On a K K J board, kings full doesn’t have to dodge many turn or river cards to remain the nuts, so you can consider playing it more slowly, to enable your opponent to catch up. Dry Boards When we talk about ...

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