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How to Calculate a 'Pot Size' Raise
IntroductionIn this article
- What a pot size raise is
- How to raise to pot size
- How to raise by size
A pot size raise is a bet/raise that gives your opponent 2:1 pot odds (at best). We'll come back to the "at best" later.
A lot of players have trouble differentiating between raising to and raising by the size of the pot. This is seen in numerous forum threads in the PokerStrategy.com Forum. This article will clear up the matter and show you two simple ways to calculate the correct amount of a pot size bet.
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