Check in the Dark

A player will often say; “I check in the dark”. This means he will be first to act and before any cards come out, they are electing to check. You can also bet in the dark which means you are first to act and place a bet before knowing any of the cards.

Is “checking in the dark” a good or bad play in poker? Find out in the video below.

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