What's a better definition of a value hand?

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theimd

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So the definintion of your worst bluff is when your hand you are betting has zero chance of winning at showdown but breakeven or +ev from folds.

Let's say your trying to define your very first value hand. What would be a more accurate definition:

1. A hand capable of being called by at least 1 combo of worse hand plus getting value from other hands which fold.

or

2. A hand which will win at showdown above 50% of the time when called
 
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skaterick

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'worst bluff ... has breakeven or +ev ' is not a worst bluff, its a good one .
 
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chemdawg42

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Value bets expect +EV against their opponents' range when called. Semibluffs combine fold equity with 0 or -EV against opponent's range for +EV. Total bluffs rely purely on fold equity for EV.
 
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rdwr33

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The dream of every poker player is to make a royal flush - the best, and the only unbeatable hand in poker. A royal flush consists of a ten-to-ace sequence with all five cards of the same suit. A royal flush is very rare because there are only four of the 2.6 million possible hands that can form a royal flush.
 
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