A player with a strong hand may decide to act weak by checking during a betting round in hopes that an opposing player will bet. This will then give the player who checked a chance to the re-raise the opposing player and thus get more money in the pot.
To check first, then to raise should anyone else bet.
ToCheck and then raise in a betting round.
v., n. First checking, then raising anyone who bets after you. A powerful show of strength. The risk is that the whole table may check.
To check and then to increase the bet by at least an equal amount when it is your turn to act.
To check, and after that raise when a player behind you bets.
A player checks and then raises in a following round when a player behind him has bet.
To check so that you can raise if another player bets.
a mighty dangerous weapon to be breaking out in a No-Limit game only because of the fact that it could end up costing you your whole stack on a free card hit that wouldn't have been possibly taken had you bet into
When you check, someone else makes a bet, and then you raise. To check raise is part of the game of poker and is legal in almost every card room. You would check raise if you are sure someone acting after you is going to bet. It's done to get the most money possible in the pot or to get people out of the pot, depending on your position and the position of the bettor.
This is when you check on your action but raise in that betting round if someone bets behind you. This is a very important part of playing holdem. Some players frown on this practice but all card rooms I have played in allow this.
When a player first checks and then raises in a betting round.
to check and later raise another player's bet or raise; whenever I try this, everyone just checks around and they get a free card out of it
Checking, but waiting until a player behind you bets, and then raising.
This is when you check but then raise in the same round of betting if someone bets behind you.
A player that checks the first time and then raises after another player bets
A strategy employed to trap an opponent- a player will check when the action comes to him, hoping to provoke a bet from his opponent. If his opponent makes a bet, upon the action returning to him, the player will call the bet and raise it further. For example, if Player A and Player B were Heads Up, a Check Raise might go like this: -The action falls on Player A; he checks -Player B, suspecting Player A has a weak hand makes a raise -Player A calls the raise, and makes a large re raise of his own
When a player checks, then raises any bet made after them. This generally happens when a player is holding a strong hand, they check to induce their opponent to bet, then they re-raise them to maximize the size of the pot.
checking when the action is on you, then raising when a player behind you bets. Usually done with a very strong hand to collect an extra bet, but sometimes used as a bluff.
Quite possibly one of the scariest plays in poker. A player "checks" the hand, to see what his opponents play will be, but has every intention of re-raising if his opponent raises him. This is a technique used to get more money into the pot and an effective play in a limit game.
To check and, if another player bets, to raise when the action gets back to you
One player checks, a second player bets, and when the action comes back to the player who checked, they raise the second player's bet. Most commonly players check raise when they have a strong hand and want to maximize earnings. This is a very important part of playing holdem. Some players frown on this practice, but most all card rooms allow this.
To check at first, then raise should anyone else bet. This is done as a way to lure other players into betting when you think they may fold if you bet outright.
Checking with the intention of raising after someone bets. A technique used when you have a strong hand to ensure other players are making a mathematical mistake by calling.
To check and then raise.
To decide not to bet but then when it is bet and it is your turn again to raise. Generally considered a tricky play.
To Raise late in a betting round after having Checked earlier.
To raise after you initially checked within the same round
To check and raise in the same round of betting.
v. To check initially, then raise a bet made later on in the same betting round. Frequently a sign of strength, but may be a bluff.
Raising after first having checked.
a player checks on the first opportunity to bet then raises on his next opportunity
A player who checks and then re-raises on the same betting round after someone on his left has raised.