An optional bet, usually made by the player to the left of the big blind. If allowed at the casino, the player will put this bet up before he sees his hand to spice up the game.

Listen to what Andrew ‘LuckyChewy’ Lichtenberger has to say about ‘Straddling’ in this video.

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