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by Craig Tapscott |  Published: May 13, 2015


April 4 — You can really pin down the strength of someone’s hand through their bet sizing, especially if they lead somewhat weak after making an aggressive play. It is very important to recognize the bet sizing of your opponents, as many times it will give away the strength of their hand. Many recreational players that have hands that are strong but can get drawn out on tend to size their bets a lot larger because they do not want the pain of a bad beat. So when you notice a player make an aggressive action at the pot, then follow up that action with a sizing that does not indicate a ton of strength, many times they are uncomfortable with their holding. The exception to this, of course, is when they deem their hand to be unbeatable now, like if they have made a full house. Let’s take a ...

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