Tag Archives: bluffing

A Costly Lesson

 I dropped a couple of buy-ins at Cada’s Poker Room last night after going on tilt after a hand that I played awfully.  The villain in this hand is a reg (everyone seemed to know him by name, he acted … Continue reading

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Whiffing with Two Over-Cards

I’m playing $1/$2 NLHE in Cada’s Poker Room last night when this hand comes up. Two players limp in and then it folds to me with KQo in MP. I pump it up to $12. As was standard for this … Continue reading

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Not Betting Enough

 I recently had an interesting discussion with some local players about bet sizing.  I had always tried to apply a couple of principles to my bet sizes: 1) don’t bet so small that your opponent has the proper odds to … Continue reading

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Double Barrel

During a recent session at Big Beaver Tavern in Troy, I experimented with a move I had stayed away from for some time: the double barrel bluff.  I habitually use continuation bets to take down small pots on the flop, … Continue reading

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Is Poker Like Major League Pitching?

With the Tigers fighting in the ALCS, I listened to the announcers describe a pitch sequence and how the pitcher (Doug Fister last night) was setting the batter up for a strike out pitch. Obviously you would think that since … Continue reading

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