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Continuity Betting — Part II

by Michael Piper |  Published: Apr 01, 2011


As discussed last month, a good pot-limit Omaha continuity betting (c-betting) strategy involves tailoring your sizing and frequency according to your opponent’s tendencies, your own image, and board texture. To refine your strategy, let’s look at each individual factor in more detail and see how it should affect your thinking. For now, let’s forget playing against call-stations. They’re very profitable to have at your table, and for the most part, easy to play but you won’t learn much. Instead, we’ll focus on the regulars. Some regs will seem to outplay you whatever you do, but they are few and far between. Especially online, most regs love to float — call with a weak hand with the intention of bluffing later on in the hand — particularly if you c-bet too often. Once you identify your opponent as a floater, you need to make two adjustments. Firstly, tighten up, both pre ...

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