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Make it Easy for Your Opponents to Make Mistakes

Some ways to do so

by Steve Zolotow |  Published: Mar 18, 2011


We all make mistakes. One of the most important things that you can do is to make it easy for your opponents to make mistakes, but strangely enough, many players try to make it as hard as possible for their opponents to make a mistake. There are players who bluff a lot on the river. Many of them bluff way too much. This means that they are making mistakes. You can take advantage of these mistakes by frequently calling these bets. It also means that you should do everything you can to encourage them to keep on bluffing too much, and nothing that will discourage them. Yet, I continually see players snap-call in these spots. Someone picks off the bluff, and sometimes even gloats about it. This, of course, discourages the bluffer. He almost certainly will bluff less, especially against this opponent. The best strategy is to think for a ...

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