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Check-raising the Flop in No Limit Hold’em Poker

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  • Check-raising the Flop in No Limit Hold’em Poker

    A check-raise is when one player checks his hand on the flop, another bets and then the original player comes back over the top with a raise. It's a very effective play – both as a bluff and with a big hand – but remarkably, check-raising was banned in some Las Vegas casinos for being an example of poor etiquette! Well, the good news is that check-raising is most certainly allowed online at PokerStars in No Limit Hold'em poker – here's how to do it successfully…

    Most of the time when you check-raise it will be because you have a strong hand and want to get more money into the pot. A perfect example is when you flop a set. Let's say you have in the big blind. One opponent from early position raises and you call. The flop is . Betting right out is a viable option with your set, but in general this is a flop where it is better to look for a check-raise.

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    Best Luck at the Tables!

  • #2
    nice article. Thanks for the info.



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