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by Bart Hanson |  Published: Feb 01, 2017


November 10 — Sometimes there are opportunities to check raise bluff the river especially if your opponent is not a thin value bettor Last week I was playing in my typical $5-$10 no-limit hold’em game at the Commerce Casino. It was a Friday night and it was obvious that my opponent in the hand we are going to examine was a recreational player. Even though I had never seen him before I did notice that he limped in with very speculative hands from up front and he did not make value bets on the river when they were warranted. Similar to a lot of other recreational players it seemed like this opponent was very happy to check back even strong hands in position to take a showdown. We were playing seven handed and a player opened from the hijack with an $800 stack to $40. I was in the small ...

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