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The Funnel Principle

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You already know how to determine your opponent's pre-flop range by assigning him to one of opponent types which you have developed and then looking at average range of this group.

For determining his post-flop range, you use the information that the lines he chooses to play provide. This can be done with a technique known as the funnel principle. The meaning of this and how it works will be the subject of this lesson.

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