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Floating - Mon Jan 20, 2014, 12:29 PM
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sharpmind93's Avatar
Since: Oct 2013
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Hi all!

I observed in my game that if someone who is floating (in position) will fold almost 50% to a bet on the turn.
So i want to ask you if it is a good strategy that if you observed someone floating to bet the turn no metter what?
 
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Mon Jan 20, 2014, 03:09 PM
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Yes. If they fold to a second barrel often, then betting all your bluffs makes sense.

I would caution against doing this on auto-pilot, however, until you have a decent sample size on someone. I tend to need someone to have been given an "opportunity" to make a specific post-flop play 15-20 times before I trust the stats. i.e. if someone's called the flop and then folded the turn half the time, but has only seen the turn 8 times, the stat is virtually meaningless. They might have been "floating" with a real hand more often than you think.


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Wed Jan 22, 2014, 04:57 PM
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But what do they do the other 50%? What do they do when a potential scare card hits? When you bet into an opponent they have three options: fold, raise or call. You can't do the analysis with knowing the actions in all three scenarios

One dimensional thinking is - EV.

GOOD DECISIONS!
 

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