This is a discussion on Hand Management within the online poker forums, in the Learning Poker section; whenever I have the winning hand me the question arises whether to gamble or bet strong medium with the intention of winning more chips, I
When you have the nuts, a draw, or air, you should try to keep your sizing similar. This hides the strength of your winning hands and projects strength when you have draws or nothing. Of course they are never going to be the "same" and you wouldn't want it to be, but you don't want to be all over the place.
this depends on the hand. if i flop the nut-straight with 56 of on hand with 7 8 9 of on board i would make a big bet.. but with 56 of and the board 2 3 4 off i would take it easy.. most likely i stil have the best hand after turn where the chance to have the best hand after turn in the first hand isnt so big..