Range Merging

A player who is range merging will bet marginal hands as they have a good read on their opponent and expect they will call with a bluff catcher.

In other words, the range of hands bet changes from being polarized (very strong and weak hands) to betting a merged range which contains lots more value hands that can beat bluffcatchers.

This can be a profitable strategy against players who payoff too much. When playing against such opponents, it would make little sense betting your weaker hands (bluffs) on the river.

Related terms on PokerDictionary.net

  1. Bluff
  2. Three-Bet Light
  3. Bluff Catcher
  4. PokerStove
  5. Stone Cold Bluff
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