Bluffing in cash game

TheNutz4You

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I sure hope so. If you never get caught bluffing, then you aren't bluffing enough. You aren't going to always make a good hand/or the best hand, so you need to use the bluff as a way to take down pots that you otherwise wouldn't have.

Scared money doesn't make money :)
 
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Most bluffs turn out to be a blunder. Not worth the chance.
 
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Bluff is an art between return and risk.

And big pots lead greedy, i dislike but maybe to bluff at that time.
 
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Of course i did.......but i'm not good bluffer.....i'm better in tournament
 
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Here's a pattern I notice a lot at 10NL at BOL. Limp/call preflop, call flop, call turn, shove river. Or, they will bet small flop, bet larger turn, then at least pot size on river if you don't raise'e,. It's not easy to figure out which one is legit and which is BS cuz they play so many hands and could very well have a bigger piece of the board than your TP.

There are many super aggressive guys. Lots of floaters as well.

Minutes ago I ended up winning a big pot by making a river call on tilt with only K high from SB. On a 332AA board. Dude limped called my raise preflop and floated me twice on the flop and turn, then he shoved on the river when I checked.

Normally I do not play that way, but I was so sick of them betting everything and catching 4 outters that I called with K high and won. One dude floated me on the flop with nothing and caught a runner runner straight. That set me on tilt. But if he bet smaller on the river I may have folded.

Sometimes you just gotta donk it if the other guy(s) are being super aggro and sense any weakness as reason to bet.

So mind your table image if you're gonna bluff. And pick the right opponent. Find the right balance.
 
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I play 6 max zoom and only really bluff other regs. Against passive recreational players, it's often not worth it.
 
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Although I prefer tournaments, I usually bluff very rarely. I realized that bluffing requires skill, experience and knowledge.
So far, my experience is not enough for an effective and successful bluff.
 
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I Bluff when opponent has shown weakness and I have no showdown value. My bluffing frequency is quite less than GTO. But I try my level best to Bluff when I am comfortable and confident that I can get my opponent to fold.
 
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When I see an opportunity I do. I think its the best way to be unpredictable
 
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my experience for an effective and successful bluff is good, but when i do it often its make me empty
 
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The players at the table form an opinion of you and your game based on previous hands. If you've folded 20 hands in a row, even the dealer will think you're tight. If you raised preflop in the last 10 hands out of 15 and then continued your aggression until the river, then everyone will assume that you are playing like a maniac. You need to understand what kind of image you have in the eyes of your opponents, and then you can exploit this information and turn successful bluffs.
 
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It's impossible to win at poker without bluffing.
 
Baldy86

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depends on my opponents . if they are tight and / or passive i will bluff a decent amount of the time

however if there are maniacs and / or calling stations around then i will not bluff much
 
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Sure i do, part of it is bluffing, people in cash game play really wide, the amount of time they have nothing is a lot, you see people playing 45 off 5-6 etc always making big river bets with literally nothing at all.

If you don't bluff, or try calling a bluff you are always losing big money
 
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You have to read before the actions of the player who intends to bluff and if it is viable at that time, but yes, bluff yes.:):angel:
 
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I bluff when my opponent believes my story.
 
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For me it depends on the oponent, if I have a good read on him I would sometimes risk it. But again that also depends on my stack, mood and the situation.
 
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For me i really dont like bluffs that much in tourneys, let alone cash games. Bluffing takes a lot of skill in poker and i dont possess that, at least not for now. I usually just wait for the right hand and then raise a bit, and see how my opponents react. This can backfire at times, because players will see that you only bet with a good hand, so they will start folding. I suggest a small bit of bluffing.
 
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I have to be careful when bluffing in the cash games. It all depends on how much you are playing for n the stakes. The bigger the stakes the easier it is to bluff that I have experienced. If you are playing 25 cent 50 cent then you are probably going to get called cause it’s so cheap
 
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Do you use bluff in cash game in big pots
Of course I use it. Sometimes it's good but sometimes it can cheat. The other day I bluffed and I won but tonight I lost. It all depends on the moment and what kind of players you play against:)
 
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Red line

How to improve my red line. I guess it goes steadly downwards.
 
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Of course, this is what the game of putting the rival in trouble is about, and it works I do it frequently. but sometimes they catch me, I have already studied it, most of the time it comes out ladder projects that are very rarely completed and there is no choice but to play all in:rolleyes:
 
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I play micro and yes I do bluff, that's why I am a fish that struggles to beat nl2....
 
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