Hand of the Week: Top Pair with a Low Kicker (Turn Action.
Created by bigspenda73 on September 29, 2009. Definition. A fairly weak hand which when faced with a bet only beats a bluff. These hands should typically be folded against passive players and called against more aggressive villains.
If a player stands pat in draw, and you call with three aces, you can say, “I had a bluff catcher.” Some players (sometimes facetiously) refer to a good hand as a bluff catcher, often when they just call with the hand in preference to raising, probably because they’re afraid of being reraised. For example, in hold’em, aggressive Susie, behind a deep stack, bets the pot on the end with.
A bluff catcher is a hand that isn't necessarily strong, but strong enough to call an opponent and beat them if you believe they're bluffing. It's a hand that's not good enough to value bet, as you'll have to fold if raised as it isn't good enough to beat your opponents value-betting range.
November 2014 edited December 2014 in The Poker Clinic. lovejunky and I were discussing a hand on top of the pots where rosiedog had aj on a kq5 flop the opponent led out and rosiedog called. The turn is a two and insignificant and the opponent leads out for 800 pounds to which rosie dog calls. The river is a 10 making the nuts for rosiedog. Now I said it was an expensive float to get to the.
That being said, I think this hand would work well as a bluff catcher. If we check twice we are going to have a decent amount of give ups in our range and our opponents may be more inclined to bluff. We can also usually keep the pot smaller which is more important this deep than getting thin value. There’s always the river to sneak in a value bet if it checks through again. I think check.
Bluff Catching Strategy and Tips. Bluffing is an essential part of the game, and we all love pulling a good bluff and winning a pot with pure air. Being on the other side of that coin, though, isn’t nearly as entertaining. When your opponent fires a big bet on the river, and you have a hand that can only beat the bluff, what do you do? This article will deal with the fine art of bluff.
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