Are you one of the people who bluffs?

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I would bluff sparingly. You do need to however repent strength at latter stages of a tournament, for example at a final table. When you play and see other players at the final deep stages of a tournament you can bet that half the time they do not have the hands they represent. This is the game really. Early doors in a tournament bluffs are less likely to be a good strategy.
 
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Yes it has to be a part of your skill set or you are not going to win pots.
 
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i bluff too much and i tend to put too much in the pot when i do it
 
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bluffing is part of the game but with limits, I do bluff many times but with the right person , hand and time.
 
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I hate when they do that to me

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I bluff and I think everyone who plays poker bluffs too, whether they want to or not, although there are some who apply this strategy many times and end up being players who lose a lot, and certainly everyone also hates being bluffed, since many times our hand is the favorite to win, but this is what makes poker what it is, a game where everything happens and only the good ones survive.
 
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I bluff very very rare, because I'm not agressive player and don't like to lose money on bad hand, but I wish I knew how to bluff better.
 
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It depends on the scenario, if you are in deep stack you can bluff, but If you are short on stack, it's difficult to bluff, you need to know your opponent before bluffing on short stack.
 
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I do it very rarely, but it is something that I have to develop little by little, and of course applying a lot of logic.
 
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Bluffing is an integral part of sound poker strategy.. one has to balance value bets with adequate bluffs..
 
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How do you succeed in bluffing?
Know how to identify the range of your opponent's hands with more or less precision, have equity to improve your hand in case, shoot for the max or a very low color, know for sure that your opponent can throw... all this is part of a successful bluff but having a plan is still essential.
 
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I'll bluff sometime with air but rarely. I prefer semi-bluff when someone show weakness and I still can hit something good if we get to showdown.
 
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I think its challenging to be a winning player and not have at least some sort of balance in their game.

If you only play good hands eventually players will recognize this and start doing what Prahlad Friedman recommended and "practice avoidance".
 
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Yes, I like to bluff against tight players, I find it a very positive action
 
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Sometimes I can bluff . , but like other skills, bluffing must be skillfully used and applied at the right moment.
 
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Bluffing is best done by politicians and businessmen;)
 
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You need to bluff to win consistently imo. If you're a nitty tight player who only play premiums and doesn't bluff, you'll rarely get paid off with big hands because players know if you show even a single ounce of aggression, you have at minimum the 2nd nuts. If you passively check down or check fold in pots where you don't smash the board, without giving any resistance or bluffing, you become easy to beat.
 
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Yes, it's an important move in the game, but it's not good to bluff too often, eventually someone will pay.
 
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Is part of poker, I bluff some times.
 
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Bluff... I miss that rag. I used to have a huge stack of them and game them to one of my work buddies back in the day. I wonder if they still exist online? Let me check... Hold on... Nope, just old units on eBay and such. They used to have a bunch of deposit bonus codes for new and older rooms. I think they helped the online poker boom in a small way. They used to cover Moorman, Dwan, Isuldur1 and the rest of the high-stakes onliners. Cool days.
Oh yeah, bluffing is an essential part of the game. If you don't or haven't go ahead, try it out. Keep exercising your position with "feeler" bets to find out where your villain is at and proceed accordingly... With a bluff if necessary. GL.
 
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very little, I prefer to play good hands and catch players who think I'm bluffing.
 
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Quite rare, mostly a quiet style of play. Bluffing isn't my thing.
 
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Personally, I resort to bluffing to a minimum, because I just don’t understand where this is appropriate and where it is not. The only trick I use is a wide isolate on the BB with trash.
 
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