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Short Stack Strategy: Continuation Bets for Advanced Players
IntroductionIn this article
- A conti-bet only has to work sometimes.
- At times, a check can have a higher EV.
- The conditions for a second barrel.
Especially on the higher limits, you know your opponents very well and they probably know how you play too; you rarely meet completely new players. However, if your opponent knows you, you have to ask yourself: is the standard game always the best solution?
This article deals with two typical problems: the question of whether you should always make a continuation bet and the question of whether a second barrel (a second bet on the turn) makes sense.
Unlike other articles which deal with easier material, it is impossible to give detailed instructions for all types of situations. Instead you will have to concentrate a lot on your individual opponents in order to make good decisions.
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