Poker Faq: Position | Bluffing


1. Which is the most advantageous poker position?
The last position to perform.

2. Why is it helpful for the high poker hand to be on your left?
This gives you an opportunity to know how costly it will be to see the next card.

3. Mention two advantages of positional strength?
Positional strength gives you the chance to bluff or drive out a rival in addition it enables you to see how many bets it will be to you.

4. If your position is bad and there are aggressive players behind you how will play your average hands?
You should give up on many of them.

5. What if you are last to perform and it is only one bet to you?
Most of these average holdings can be played.

Playing the High Hands

1. What you should be certain of when you play a high hand?
That it is the best high hand.

2. Suppose if you are the high hand and are playing heads up against a low hand who has chased two or more low cards by fifth poker street, what would you do?
You should often foold unless you have improved to at least two pair.

3. What will you do if you have improved to two pair?
Normally go to the rivier and pay it off.

4. When to play the high hand strongly?
When there are other high cards out.

5. What are you expecting to achieve?
To trap the second- and third-best high hands and to drive out the low hands.

6. Suppose you are playing a high hand heads up against a possible low hand that has a wheel card showing on third street and then chases an ace on fourth street. What would you do?
Just fold immediately.

7. Can you call in this situation?
Yes. You can sometimes make a "crying call" and then should be ready to fold on fifth street if your rival chases anything which appears to be a problem or if your hand falls a bit dead.

8. What if your rival, who looks as though going low, pairs his door card on fourth poker street?
You should fold.

9. How will you play when there are two low hands out against you?
You should try to prevent putting in more money early with a high hand.

10. When is the best time to push a high hand?
When you are against another high hand which is not as better as yours and a low draw.


1. When you bluff, what are you generally trying to do?
Just try to knock out another hand that you do not want to contest your way.

2. When might you bluff trying to win the entire pot?
When you are playing heads up, if you miss on the end, think your single rival may also have missed on the end, and do not think he will call with a small pair, then you may bluff trying to win the entire pot.

3. Suppose it appears you are drawing to a flussh, or it is clear that you had two pair or trips and were jammed in on sixth street by what looks to be a straight and a lock low. The low bets on the river. What would you do?
Bluff with a raise.

4. If the player with the streight calls and the low re-raises, what would you do?
Raise again, and you might persuade the rival holding better high hand that he is beat.

5. When making this play, what should remember always?
That you must commit more chips, furthermore you will have to be very careful of whom you use this play against.

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