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Semi bluff

Semi bluff

Betting with a hand that is probably not the best hand but may turn into the best hand once the turn or river cards are dealt.
Preflop or post river bets are never considered semi bluffs

A semi bluff is designed to pick up the pot with the bet, but even if the bettor gets called he still have options to win the pot.

Semi bluff bets are usually made with flush draws or straight draws

Example: You have two overs + gutshot straight draw, She probably have mid pair, it is a good position to semi bluff

Created by TLR on 26 Jul, 2009
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