# Questions tagged [raise]

To increase the size of another players bet.

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### How do you correctly announce a raise in live poker?

Setting: We are on the flop. After a few checks a player bets \$500, and I am next in line. My goal: I want to raise to \$1500 (in my mind I want to triple his bet). I want to eliminate string betting ...
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### Why at Pokerstars clicking a pot button adds 1000 more?

I played a 250/500 no-limit Hold'em cash game at Pokerstars and noticed the following: If no one has raised yet, the preflop pot size is P = 750 (BB + SB). There is a pot button, clicking pot + raise ...
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### How much to raise pre-flop in a late position with a reasonably good but not outstanding hand?

I am a beginner who's learning to play Hold'em Poker by playing fake money games at Pokerstars. Suppose there are 6 of us and I am at the button. I have QJo. Everyone before me limps. I want to play ...
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### What is the minimum amount for a re-raise?

Consider the following situation (playing pokerTH on Ubuntu) : In the TURN round only two players are left. Me and Player One. I bet \$20 Player One bets \$120 I get the next chance to either Call (\$...
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### Seeking solutions to some scenarios to understand raise and re-raise?

I played four person pokerTH game many times on computer but failed to understand following scenarios.I hope understanding these will help me become a better player. Kindly clear my confusions if ...
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### Out of turn action

UTG is thinking. UTG +1 raises out of turn for 5BBs. He apologies and takes his money back. UTG, doesn't see that, UTG +1 had raised and he raises to 2.5BBs. Questions: 1) Does UTG +1 can just call ...
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### Should big denomination cihps be explicitly separated in a raise if they are in the same stack with smaller chips?

I have experienced this recently: a player raised 100 over a 60 bet made by another player, but upon doing so, put the 100 chip at the bottom of the 6x10s comprising the initial bet and just barely ...
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### Initial betting options on the preflop, and other streets on poker software

On preflop, action starts with three options Raise 2BB, 3BB, 4BB, and when someone raises, action continues with, minimum raise, half pot raise, pot raise. on the flop action starts with a BB bet, and ...
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### What is minimum raise when starting a new round of betting in NLHE?

Generally speaking what is the minimum raise amount after a new card is dealt in No-Limit Texas Hold 'em? Examples: Pre-Flop. Small Blind \$1, Big Blind \$2. Everybody calls. Post-flop. Is the ...
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### Pot Limit Omaha 8 or better rules

I have a question regard PLO/8. Post flop, player 1 checks, player 2 bets \$150.00, player 3 goes all-in for \$165.00. Does player 1 have option to raise player 2, or can he just call player 3's all-...
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### Confusion of "Lead"

I'm a new player. I confuse about the "lead" concept. For example, at pre-flop, in the case 1, player A open raised \$10, player B called. Player A is leader. But in the case 2, player A open raised ...
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### How to respond to a re-raise preflop?

I'm wondering what would be the best response to a re-raise preflop. Situation being that if I was holding a strong hand like AQ, KQ, AJ, AK etc and I raise 3BB preflop. If an opponent were to reraise ...
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### Betting in all in situation

Imagine the following scenario: Player 1 bets 100 | Player 2 goes all in with 125 | Player 3 calls 125 Which are player 1 options ? Should he mandatory call 125 or can he still raise on player 3 ? ...
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### PFR (preflop raise) statistics calculation with raise + 4bet in one single hand

Say you have played only 3 hands. 1 of them was when you were SB 1 of them was when you were BB 1 of them was when you were at Button You folded when you were SB and BB. It was only when you were ...
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### What is the minimum amount which can be raised to after a bet and a raise in front?

Last night in our 1/2 game we had this happen: first there was a bet of \$3 and then I raised to \$7. The next player raised to \$11 and was told he had to bet at least \$14. Should he have been allowed ...
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### All-in rules in extreme cases

I'm planning to try some poker bot programming in NLH, so I must know all the rules. I got almost all covered, but some all-in situations are not very clear to me. So I ask: For all questions, BB=100 ...
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### Raising and multiple All-Ins

After reading the following links about raising after an all-in in NLHE, there was still a scenario I wasn't sure about when multiple all-ins occur. Links: https://poker.stackexchange.com/a/2790/...
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### What's the minimum raise rules of NLHE

assume all scenarios below are 50/100 blind NLHE game scenarios: 1.The UTG goes all-in for 90, What's the minimum raise for UTG+1? 2.The UTG goes all-in for 120. What's the minimum raise for UTG+1? ...
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### Re-raise multiple times with differing amounts?

I need this question answered. No limit Texas holdem. 4 players \$1/\$2 blinds, Pre-flop, Player 1 button, Player 2 small, Ect. Player 4 raises to \$4 (minimum raise, blind + \$2), player 1 then re-...
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### What is a "dead raise"?

I've been watching some episodes of Poker After Dark (the tournament episodes) and heard the dealer say that if the players try to straddle, it will be considered a "dead raise". But what exactly is ...
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### No-Limit Holdem Partial Raise Clarification

Referencing the following from this link http://www.rgpfaq.com/no-limit.html Now let us consider when a player has gone all in with a partial raise. Other players may not reraise on a player's all ...
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### What is the minimum raise after an all-in?

I am hosting a home game (NL Texas Hold'em sit N go), and would like to make sure we get all the rules right, but there is one situation that I'm having trouble with. What is the minimum raise after ...
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