posted on July 28, 2008 07:12
As the games today get much tougher, you're likely to see a lot more people "floating" flops against you. Floating the flop is when someone calls your flop bet, with the intention of stealing the pot away from you on the turn or river. Some people will do this with some kind of draw/over card(s), and some people do it constantly with only 5 high. The important point though is to first recognize when someone is likely floating you quite a bit.
There are some opponents who believe they can outplay anyone after the flop in position, and will consequently call most pre-flop raises in position with a wide range of hands. Against these opponents, you need to make a few subtle adjustments in order to maximize the value of your hands.
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