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3 bet bluff handselection - Sun Sep 02, 2012, 10:07 AM
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Since: Feb 2012
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Hi, i read an artickle where it was said to 3 bet bluff with these hands in position in 6 max. My question is why should i fold ATo and KJo and 3 bet bluff with hands shown below? are ATo and KJo really weaker hands than any hand from the 3 bet bluff list below?


3 bet bluff


A9s-A6s
K9s-K6s
Q9s-Q6s
J9s-J6s
T8s-T7s
97s-96s
87s-86s
76s-75s
65s
 
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Sun Sep 02, 2012, 10:49 AM
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Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 4,557
I don't know for sure but my suspicion is that it a set of hands that make up a desired percentage (~4%)so you are not bluffing too often and are disguised when you flop well. On all of them you have to hit the flop twice if called so the bluff equity is way the most important. This also makes them easy to fold when you miss of called or fold when you are 4-bet.

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