The What: Cold four-betting refers to four-betting without having already put money into the pot. For example: The player under-the-gun raises, the cut-off three-bets and you cold four-bet from the button.
What does a +4-bet mean?
A 4-bet occurs when a 3-bet is re-raised by any player. The reason it is called a 3-bet is that the automatic posting of the blinds is considered the first bet; the second bet (2-bet) is when a player raises the blinds instead of calling them; and the third bet (3-bet) is the re-raising of the 2-bet.
What is a cold call in poker?
Cold Call means to call a raise after a bet and one or more raises. When a player cold calls, they’re calling both the original bet and the raise.
How much should you 4-bet?
Final Thoughts on 4-Betting
To sum up, you want to 4-bet to around 2.5x the 3-bettors raise when you are in position and around 3x his raise when you are out of position. In tournaments, size down to around 2.2x when in position and 2.7x when out of position.
What is a 5 bet?
The term 5-bet refers to the third re-raise in a betting round, usually seen preflop. For example, suppose you raise to $10 preflop with $1/$2 blinds. If a player re-raises, that’s a 3-bet. If you re-raise again, that’s a 4-bet. If a player re-raises again, that’s a 5-bet.
What is a good C bet percentage?
Even very competent players fumble their c-bet sizes. For instance, many live players are fond of betting either half- or two-thirds pot, habitually, and no matter the situation. Nowadays, anywhere between 25–100% of the pot is a reasonable c-bet.
What is flatting in poker?
Calling a bet in a spot when a player might have been expected to raise, as in, “He raised on the button and I looked down to see. in the big blind, but I decided just to flat call.” Used similarly to “smooth call.”
What is a nit in poker?
The term ‘nit’ refers to a very tight poker player. In other words, this player only aim to get involved in big pots with huge, monster hands. They play a very narrow range of hands, and continue with a narrow range postflop. Most unstudied players begin playing far too loose.
How much is a 3 bet?
As a general rule, you want to size your 3-bets roughly 2.5-3x the original open raise in position, and 3.5-4x the original open raise out of position.
How do you value a bet?
A value bet occurs when you put your opponent on a hand, and yours is better. You evaluate how much your opponent is willing to pay you with his worse holding, and then make that bet. If you want to maximize your profit at the poker table; value betting should be a vital part of your game strategy.