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  • block raising

    heey guys, im starting agian with FLHE and read soem articles and one thing i found verry interseting is block raising on the flop
    for example your HU OP in a pot and you flop a flush draw.
    he bets out en your raise him. thats the block raise.
    the reasening behind it is he will ussualy just cal and check the turn to you so if you mis you can check behind. wich saves you 0.5big bet if you would have called his bet there.
    and if you hit you already build the pot alitle on the flop.
    would lik to hear your oppinions on this
    Triple Bracelet Winner


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    I've never heard it called that before. I call it the "free card play" and it's pretty standard to use it in FLH. (It also works in NL, to a certain extent, although the card isn't exactly free, as you normally have to make a 3x raise on the flop, whereas in fixed limit it's always a "minraise" on the flop).
    Getting your opponent to freeze up and allow you to check behind on the turn when the draw misses is obviously beneficial, but you'll often find both good and bad players will not give you the free card you want and they will donk out on the turn anyway. :/
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    • #3
      heey arty, i have tried it a few times today at 5/10 and it worked really well but most of them arent good players :P btw i think there ar 3 or 4 regualars at 5/10 only 2 mutltablers :P verry profitable at the micros
      Triple Bracelet Winner

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