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  • What is three betting?

    What does it mean if you three bet? And why is called 3 betting? I know itsl ike something if you reraise but why do they call it three bet?
    2 Time Bracelet Winner



  • #2
    3 betting is placing the second raise in a pre-flop hand, or 3rd bet in a post flop hand.
    The BB is considered the first bet, then if a player raises the BB, that is the 2nd bet, and if you re-raise the original raiser, you've placed the 3rd bet.
    Post flop, a bet is the first, a raise is the second bet, and the 2nd raise is called a 3-bet...it goes on after that to 4-bet, 5-bet, etc.
    Hope that is clear.

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    • #3
      Thank you umbup:umbup: I was wondering where the 3 bet came from so if the bb is the first bet that makes sense.
      2 Time Bracelet Winner


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      • #4
        Correct.
        In the wsop ME, a guy 6-bet w/ A6 pre-flop and the opponent had AA..guess which hand won?

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        • #5
          I'm guessing the guy with AA figured his hand wouldn't hold up and folded

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          • #6
            He probably should have.

            6 in the flop..Antonio Esfandiari (spelling?) was commentating..said something about a 6 hitting the river...and BAM.

            Live is so rigged.


            ~~~Thank you Joy.

            ~~
            Last edited by !!!111Dan; Sat Aug 13, 2011, 07:10 AM. Reason: because Joy is on!!!!!!!!!!! ;)

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            • #7
              Only thing spelled wrong is "Antonio" !!

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