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New to cash game - Sun Dec 15, 2013, 08:37 PM
nistahvala's Avatar
Since: Dec 2013
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what is the best betsize for beginers in cash game
Sun Dec 15, 2013, 09:16 PM
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Bet size pre flop, if it folds around to you, at the lowest cash stakes? I'd make it 3x the big blind, so 6 cents at 2NL. Then "it depends" on the game, 6-max or full ring? You may decide 4x works better from early position. Then if you are stealing from late position perhaps reduce your open raise to 2.5x or as low as 2bb depending on the stakes.

Post flop I would generally bet more than 1/2 pot, then up to 70% of pot, again "it depends" on the flop texture, my position and who the opponent is?

A very general question that could get many answers and opinions.
Sun Dec 15, 2013, 09:22 PM
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If you get the chance you might like to check out some of our courses which will give you a lot of help and advice to improve your game. The section on bet sizing can be found here.

Also Felix has a few videos on bet sizing that might be helpful, you can find them here and here.

Hope this helps,


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Mon Dec 16, 2013, 07:24 AM
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3bb, like stated by Forrest.

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