Jun 01 2022

What is a Poker Straddle? And Should You Ever Straddle?

published by Geoffrey Fisk
in blog Upswing Poker
original entryWhat is a Poker Straddle? And Should You Ever Straddle?

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Poker straddles can cause confusing situations for newcomers to live poker. This article will shed light on what poker straddles are, and if you should ever straddle yourself. What is a Straddle in Poker? A poker straddle is a voluntary blind bet made by a player before cards are dealt. A player who straddles is effectively buying the big blind and doubling the...