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Double Bluff

  1. Verb

    To place a bluff that is responded to by an opponent raising, then re-raising in an additional attempt to cause the opponent to fold.

    EXAMPLE: "I double bluffed with jack-high. My opponent finally folded and I won the hand."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

  2. Noun

    The act of re-raising when an opponent responds to a bluff by raising, as done to convince the player who raised that the initial wager was legitimate and to cause the player who raised to fold; the act of double bluffing.

    EXAMPLE: "I raised on the river after a scare card came up. I was re-raised and I decided to go for the double bluff. I re-raised all-in, but my opponent called and won on the showdown."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

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