# Quick Answer: When should you bet small on the turn?

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Your small bet size on the flop should usually be between 25% and 33% of the pot, whereas your big bet size should be 66% or more of the pot. Your small bet size on the turn/river should usually be between 66% and 75% of the pot, whereas your big bet size should be 90% or more of the pot.

## When should I bet on the turn?

When you believe you currently have the best hand but believe your opponent is on a draw with one card to come, you need to make a bet. You should bet on the turn so as not to allow your opponent to draw for free. Obviously you need to make it mathematically incorrect for him to draw.

## How much should you bet on the flop?

Rule #3: Bet small (25-35% pot) on dry, static board textures. As well as functioning to get value, bets on the flop and turn deny your opponents their equity when they fold. In other words, you take away their chance of winning the pot by forcing them to fold with a bet.

## How do you determine your bet size?

Your default bet size should be three times the big blind: 3 x \$2 = \$6. If four people called the big blind (red frame and number), you could add another: 4 x \$2 = \$8. Your total bet would be \$6 for your base bet + \$8 for four limpers = \$14 total.

## What is the standard bet size?

While your bet size should depend on the situation, a general rule of thumb is to bet between ½ the pot and the size of the pot. This will usually give draws incorrect odds to call, get worse hands to call and often times get better hands to fold.

## Should you always bet the flop?

This is the most fun situation you’ll run into when playing and is also the most straight forward situation. When you flop a strong made hand, you’re looking to build a pot and begin getting value for your hand. Simply put, you should be betting here most of the time unless you decide to slow play and trap.

## Should you fold after the flop?

The only correct thing to do is fold. The best move you can make after seeing this turn card is to bet, then fold if your opponent raises. Your opponent will rarely raise with a weaker hand.

## What is a 2 bet?

Two-bet (or 2bet) refers to the second bet in a sequence. I.e. it’s a bet (1bet) followed by a raise (2bet). It’s worth remembering that in games with blinds (such as Hold’em and Omaha), the blinds count as the first bet on the preflop betting round.

## How much is a 3 bet?

What is a good 3-bet percentage? Strong, winning players do not 3-bet only their strongest hands. At the low stakes, a good 3-bet percentage will be around 5%–9%. Players can win aggressively with 3-bet percentages as high as 11%, however generally for beginners it is much easier to play with a tighter 3-bet range.

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## What is a down bet?

A bet on a later round of smaller size than what has been bet previously in the hand. For example, in no-limit hold’em a player raises before the flop to 2,000, then on the flop continues with a “down bet” of 1,000.