The First thing that a poker player needs to learn is to show and continue using aggression pre-flop because the possibility is that the opponent will have missed the board and easily give up if you bet. The game theory has evolved and online websites sites have allowed even entertaining players the chance to get lots of rehearsal for a low price, the overall standard of the game has risen significantly.
If you are playing deep cash game and you have made a raise to three times the big blind calls and the big blind pre-flop and on the flop, there will be 6.5 big blinds in the pot. If you have missed but decided to continue the play of four blinds, then you are risking four to win 6.5 and your play has to work 38% of the time to display an instant profit.
It is good to remember that even if the ongoing play on the flop may not be profitable directly in terms of how your opponents are playing their cards. It can still be a decent bet when you consider the fact that you still probably have a better chance at having the best hand at showdown.
Something that a small number of players realize is that how often they should play at ongoing plays on the flop. If you run the hand combinations for any given situation, you will realize that your continuing range needs to include, back door flush draws, hands like gut shot straight draws and just two over cards.
To continue with 60% of your hands, your range should be split into about 20% raises and 40% calls in order to remain balanced in terms of game theory. After raising 20% of continuation bets will feel extremely aggressive and will get to