This is a discussion on 3-Betting within the online poker forums, in the Learning Poker section; Ok, so I'm a little confused.... I was always under the impression that three betting was something like this:
Blinds: $3/$6, 3-bet = 18 (BB x
Ok, so I'm a little confused.... I was always under the impression that three betting was something like this:
Blinds: $3/$6, 3-bet = 18 (BB x 3)
However after watching a few 3-betting videos I'm seeing that it would be this:
Blinds: $3/$6, 3-bet = 24 (BB x 4)
3 betting is a third bet, has nothing to do with size. Pre flop, the blind is considered a bet so if someone raises, then the 3bet would be a reraise on that. For instance, CO raises to $18, Button re-reaises(3bet) to $42.
After the flop its the third bet, so a re-raise. SB bets $12 BB raises to $28 SB reraise(3bet) to $64.
Oh ok. Pre-flop gets confusing. Since the blind is already out, that is considered the 1st bet. If someone limps, it's still 1 bet. The 1st raise is the 2nd bet and the re-raise is then the 3rd bet.
IE the 1st hand in the video:
1st PF bet in 3/6 NL is the $6 blind.
The 2nd bet is BeachJustice's $24 bet
The 3rd is the BB's $54 bet.
Then from the flop on, you count the actual bets each round.
Awesome..... That is the answer I was looking for, which was actually answered a few times in this thread. This guy hasn't three bet everytime, but he has raised almost every raise 4xBB pre flop. So this is what was confusing the crap out of me.
Thanks for everybody's insight.... I'm such a donkey!
14th January 2009, 1:50 AM
Originally Posted by Crummy
I'm such a donkey!
I'm worse I promise Not knowing the terminology is one thing. I know all the terminology and yet I still spew like a smack-tard