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What to do when someone donk bets into you?

What to do when someone donk bets into you?

Against players who bet marginal made hands, figure out if they will fold to aggression. If they will, raise with all your bluffs and call all your better made hands. If they will not fold to aggression, raise with your best hands and call with your marginal made hands and draws.

Should you bet top pair?

Either you’ll call their bet and they will win, or you’ll fold, and they’ll still win a smaller pot. In this situation, it’s better not to pay them off. Just lay it down. The other time we often want to lay down top pair is when facing maximum aggression, especially from tight players and on draw-heavy boards.

How often is top pair good?

For any one player, the odds of having anything better than top pair by the river is near 10% or 9:1 against. In a family pot, the odds can be 50% that someone will get better than top pair by the river. Top pair is usually good enough, but back off if players reraise or seem to be sandbagging.

What is top pair in poker?

In a nutshell, a top pair means pairing one of your cards with the highest card on the flop. Here’s an example to make things clearer. Let’s imagine that the flop was J-10-3. If you are holding a jack in your hand then you know that you have the top pair.

Why is it called donk bet?

Then after the flop the player in the big blind leads out with a bet — called a “donk bet” because (as Nitsche explains) “usually inexperienced players would do it,” not realizing the importance of position when making that leading bet.

Is donk a real word?

A fool. A sub-genre of scouse house music (from a common percussive sound used in it). A poor player who makes mistakes.

What defines a donk?

Specifically, “donk” is the nickname for a customized 1971-76 Chevrolet Caprice or Impala. Many folks erroneously use it to describe any custom car with big wheels. To be clear, flashy wheels aren’t required, but if you want a showstopper, they certainly help.

Which is an example of a donk bet?

‘A donk bet is a bet that is made into the aggressor from the prior betting round, denying them an opportunity to make a continuation bet’. So for example, a player in middle position opens for a raise, the button, and the big blind calls.

What to do when you get a donk bet in poker?

When you face a donk bet, never act instantly. Breathe, think, and plan. Do not get frustrated by players who donk bet. Be happy that they are playing incorrectly against you. Donk betting is almost certainly a poor play, and one you can exploit. One common donk betting strategy is the “min donk,” which is when a player donk bets one big blind.

What are the statistics for Donk bet on flop?

Be careful using these statistics before you have at least 100 hands. It takes nearly 1,000 hands for a strong sample size. The easiest opponents to play against are those who have a “donk bet on flop” and “folded to continuation bet on flop” that add up to roughly 100%.

Which is the easiest player to exploit by Donk betting?

The easiest player to exploit by donk betting is one who is not betting very often, but is calling too much. They may have a 35% or less flop cbet statistic, but very high calling stats, and a “went to showdown” of 30% and higher.