Poker Bluffing – Do you Know Why It’s Not So Effective Online?
Author: Sacha Tarkovsky
There are significant differences between poker bluffing in a live game and online.
In fact, bluffing is much more effective offline due to the environment the game is played in.
A bluff can be defined simply as a bet or raise made with a hand that has no real chance of winning.
The purpose of course, is to win a pot when your hand is not strong enough to do so on it’s own. You are really trying to deceive your opponent you have a good hand when in reality you have junk.
Bluffing tends to be more effective in real games than online.