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by Bart Hanson |  Published: Jan 01, 2014


Oct. 15 — Often times you should give more respect to turn double barrels when opponents bet cards that aren’t scare cards If you are familiar with the concept of barreling, you know that betting cards that come on later streets that change top pair can be very effective as a bluff. Sometimes, unless our opponent is slow playing, villains often will have a pretty wide flop calling range to your continuation bets (c-bets) — especially on ragged boards. Say, for example, the flop is 9 3 2. We had open raised on the button with Q J and both of the blinds called prelop. If we c-bet here, and this is a good board to do so, our opponents can be calling us with hands as weak as A-2, A-3, any pocket pair, a nine and sometimes even ace-high. Knowing this, overcards like an ace or a king are ...

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