We survey the factors you should be considering to make your blind stealing more profitable in tournament play.
A ‘beggar’ bet is generally a pretty small bet, relative to the size of the pot, that takes its name from the fact that the person making the bet usually appears to be begging for a call. There’s no accepted standard on when a bet stops being small, but we can probably safely assign beggar […]
The final part of this article spawned from a discussion about Sammy Farha calling an all in with a flush draw without outs on ‘High Stakes Poker’. His results aside, after this call, his opponents became easier to play. The first two parts of this article discussed some of the benefits of floating with outs. […]
While answering a post on the Parttimepoker forums about floating I described calling a bet that I wouldn’t normally call because it allowed me to use my position to steal later in the hand. My fellow posters didn’t consider it floating because I had a somewhat reasonable number of possible outs. I argued that it […]
Floating is calling a bet on the flop without odds to make a perceived winning hand. This article will discuss the float, but before we get started, I feel a few words on fold equity are necessary: The most dangerous term in poker for a new player is “fold equity”. Fold equity is the improved […]