For those who don’t know what a “Bad Beat” is, it is the poker term for a hand in which what appears to be strong or even monster cards nevertheless loses. Due to the large amount of participants in the game, it is quite likely that someone will draw out on you.
To combat this, you are advised to be observant of your opponents’ moves. This is best done by watching their face as the game window displays your opponents and their betting patterns. During the game, utilize the “bookmarkers” feature which automatically mark your opponents and record any new developments on your opponents’ moves. This is the best way to combat “Bad Beats” or drawing out on your opponents.
Another step you need to take to combat “Bad Beats” is by identifying and utilizing the indicators of what cards your opponents are holding. Or more precisely, what sets of cards your opponents are holding when their turn comes. While this may seem obvious, most players are not fully aware of how to use this feature effectively and how to Frontier the indicators effectively. This is the first step to combatting bad beats, and to do so effectively.
Frontier your opponents’ hole cards as well as their flop and turn by keeping an eye on your monitors and the playing sessions of your opponents. This will give you plenty of evidence as to what cards your opponents have “Dewapoker” and what cards their opponents may have yet to act upon. In addition to monitor your own hand, act on your opponents by spotting their fear in the betting rounds. This means that your opponents may be in for a fear play with an Ace King, Ace, Queen, and a chances that they may be in for a big raise.
With this technique, you are not demanding action from your opponents. Their decision-making is strictly based on their cards, and thus far, has not been disrupted.
Frontier your opponents by watching their playing patterns, calling patterns, and lay patterns. With these information at hand, act accordingly.
But remember, in order to do this, you have to Frontier. Do not be Heavy Handed David versus Goliath, Ace King Suited. Though David can still fight, Goliath is too big for your blood, and sooner or later, he will bully you into submission which will give you the Best had you learned this technique.
The main idea here is that Big hands can do well with this strategy, and the smaller hands and those that are still blind could be put under suspicion for slow playing. This will make them cautious in the future as well. Though this is not really necessary for your opponents, but just to rule out the legitimacy of slow playing, especially while in the blind.
That would be great, but don’t get too comfortable. There are still some techniques involved in this technique. Though not as easy as it seems, getting the odds in your favor is not too hard either. The process of hand improvement is simple, and knowing what to do is not too hard either.
Improve your hand in many small ways. Do not wait for the big hands to get you to a higher hand, or for you to improve your hand to a better one, or for you to identify a better hand than your opponent.
Just remember that though you are improving the texture of your hand, you are doing so in a manner that few other players will likely be able to anticipate, given the texture of the cards you hold, and that you are in the blinds or aren’t in a hand.
You will likely get cards that improve your hand, even if you’re in a blind. Cards that are imilarly, will also help you improve your hand. But you want to do this in a manner that will help you win a pot even if you lose a hand, so it’s important to Frontier your opponents as well.