A Pragmatic Guide to Bluffing in Poker

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A Pragmatic Guide to Bluffing in Poker 
This is a student motion graphics piece being produced for a show to be finished by the 16th of May. The overall theme of the show will be lies, while the theme I've chosen to focus on is bluffing in hold'em.

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2013-05-03 17:18:17 GMT
2013-05-12 17:00:00 (GMT -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) 
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How to betray & destroy the trust of your friends and co-workers:
a brief, pragmatic guide to bluffing in hold’em.

Bluffing is the great equalizer of poker. A well-executed bluff can win you the pot in spite of a terrible hand. However, bluffs should only be used conditionally. Here are a couple of guidelines to give your dishonest endeavors the best chances of success.

Bluff only when you can’t win otherwise. Raising simply isn’t a bluff if you’ve got pocket aces with a two-ace flop.

Don’t bluff every hand. Repeated bluffs become predictable, and therefore lose credibility and strength.

Bluffs are significantly stronger when fewer players remain in the pot. From a purely mathematic standpoint, it’s much easier to bluff one or two people compared to bluffing the whole table.

Avoid subtle bluffs when playing against impulsive, unintelligent opponents. It’s near impossible to make reliable reads on bad players, because they are bad.

Lastly, target predictable players. An easily readable player is a prime target for bluffs. Your unsuspecting co-worker, who only knows the polite, helpful you? Perfect.

Bluffing is a complex ordeal, and cannot be covered with a few simple rules. But these should provide a general idea of when you can expect bluffing to perform decently. Now go forth and deceive! 
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