Let’s set the stage. You flopped a strong draw, such as an open-ended straight or flush draw, and called a bet or two in position against one other player. When the river comes, it doesn’t bring your draw. You’re holding a busted hand, and your opponent checks to you.
Thanks for joining us for another installment of our poker fundamentals series. Up to this point, we’ve gone over pot-odds, ranges, and aggression. In this week’s episode, we’re going to dive into one concept that epitomizes the poker playing experience: bluffing.