Donk Bet

In poker, donk betting refers to betting without initiative. In other words, you did not make the last bet or raise during the previous betting round.

poker donkeyTypically, this is done when out of position in the hand and can be quite an effective weapon for stealing pots from nitty players, especially on low or paired flops as a bluff, since it’s likely to have missed the other player, and they won’t fight for the pot.

Related terms on

  1. Air
  2. Late Position
  3. Four-Bet
  4. Cutoff
  5. Button
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