The art of identifying another player’s tells and analyzing his play in order to determine the strength of his pocket cards. Reads can come from previous hands an opponent has played, online/live poker tells, and betting patterns.

EXAMPLE “Had a good read on this villain and made a hero call with Ace-high.”

Related terms on

  1. Bluff Catcher
  2. Float Play
  3. Preflop Aggressor
  4. Hero Call
  5. Crying Call
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