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I know what you're supposed to do. You start by tightening your range to about 35% openings. You stop checking back your Ax hands and c-bet call down because that means he's check raising with a polarized range. At the same time, checking back gives away your hand. So, assuming he will not try to bluff you off of top pair you start checking back a portion ...


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The proper balance is going to depend on your opponent's tendencies. Unless both opponents play Game Theory Optimal, there isn't a single correct answer (and even if they both are, we don't know that answer yet!) If you continuation bet the range that you stated, and your opponent starts check/raising a lot, you can adjust by calling those check/raises ...


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The answer to this question is very situation dependent. In general, you need to look at what opponents will call with. If you are at a table full of nits, you can take down more pots pre-flop with a wider 3 bet range, but you will be risking a decent amount for likely smaller pots, where it might be a better risk/reward proposition to apply pressure later ...


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In my opinion, though this is not an easy task, it can be greatly simplified by remembering that balancing ranges usually means choosing between two basic strategies: Playing different types of hands the same way. Playing the same type of hand different ways. An overall strategy which incorporates a combination of both will ensure we do not become too ...


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Two points might be helpful here: You can strengthen your betting range while achieving another good thing. If you move some of your weak hands into your checking-back range, then you both strengthen your continuation-betting range and you keep your opponent from reliably reading your hand for one pair when you check back. It's not such a bad thing to ...



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