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### What is minimum raise when starting a new round of betting in NLHE?

Betting starts over each round with a min bet and min raise of 1 bb.
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### How to respond to a re-raise preflop?

To be honest, these type of hands, while strong get people into trouble when they are out of position. I'm not talking about pocket pairs, or A,K, but often hands like K,Q or A,J or A,10 (these type ...
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### Why at Pokerstars clicking a pot button adds 1000 more?

The size of a pot-sized raise is calculated as follows: Match the standing bet, and then Raise by the size of the pot after you have matched the current bet. The formula for calculating this is 3x ...
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### What is the minimum amount for a re-raise?

The program is telling you to raise it would be 200. That is 100 as a call and 100 as a raise. When you think of the big blind think of it as a bet, that is all it is, a bet like any other, as far as ...
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### How do you correctly announce a raise in live poker?

Raise to 1500 is the clearest and most unambiguous. You can also just say Raise and put the 1500 chips out there. It's not as good etiquette though as it requires the dealer to count it or potentially ...
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In my experience, references to a lead bet are consistent with the definition at pokerdictionary: The player who makes the first bet in any given betting round. This bet is always made on post-...
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### What is the min-raise and min-reraise in Holdem No Limit?

From a previous comment: "BB does the exact same thing as SB did, and throws in a 500 chip without announcing raise, putting 700 in front of him. This time the raise amount is more than half of the ...
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### Out of turn action

1) I believe in this situation, UTG +1 has all the options that he/she would normally have. ignoring other players in the hand, UTG gets a nice advantage (if they paid attention) because they get a ...
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### Should big denomination cihps be explicitly separated in a raise if they are in the same stack with smaller chips?

Yes, both the professional dealer and the betting player have a duty to make the high denom chips visible. A professional dealer should stack off the chips the same way a blackjack dealer would. That ...
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### How to respond to a re-raise preflop?

They could be on any of those hands plus big pairs. They could be on a semi bluff with 89s. A raise to 6 BB you are getting over 3.5:1. You can call and close out action. If you fold the whole table ...
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### How do you correctly announce a raise in live poker?

The only thing required to make a raise is to put the chips involved in both the call and the raise forward. If you do without an announcement, this needs to be done in a single motion, otherwise you ...
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### How much to raise pre-flop in a late position with a reasonably good but not outstanding hand?

best size is : 3x pot.. If there is 2limp , pot is (2bb + 1,5bb sb and bb) total = 3,5bb 3 x 3,5(pot) = 10,5bb . 10bb or 10,5bb is a good size to squeeze. When u are OOP (out of position) use 3,5 or ...
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### Seeking solutions to some scenarios to understand raise and re-raise?

In all betting rounds, the minimum raise is the amount of the previous raise (or opening bet if there have been no previous raises). In the first round only, the big blind is considered the opening ...
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### Should big denomination cihps be explicitly separated in a raise if they are in the same stack with smaller chips?

If you are listening to music rather than paying attention to the game, that's your fault, not everyone else's. Nobody is forcing you to listen to music at the table, if you are doing it (which in ...
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### Pot Limit Omaha 8 or better rules

Player 1 can raise call or fold when the action gets to him. Player 2 can only call the 15 dollar raise, this small raise does not reopen the action for player two. When the raise is large enough to ...
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### Pot Limit Omaha 8 or better rules

Once any person checks or bets he can't raise anymore unless someone else bets or raises an amount that is more than a min-bet or min-raise. A min-bet is betting a big blind. A min-raise is ...
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### How to respond to a re-raise preflop?

As a casual observation most better players fold. I usually fold, because you really do not want to get in trouble. Any holding you have with the exception of pocket aces at this point is highly ...
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