I am looking for an advice about my Donk Bet strategy from HM2 point of view. You can see my DonkBet related popups after recent 50k hands. For example, my Donk Bet total is higher that Donk vs 1 Opp SRP with means that I do not bluff much my Donk Bet range is strong).
Home Strategy Poker Terms Donk Bet. Donk Bet. A leading bet made postflop and from out of position, usually small, that usually comes from the non-aggressor in the hand. E.g., in no-limit hold.
A donk bet made by a strong player may also be attributed to a stop-and-go strategy. Donk bet on the turn. A standard donk bet is usually a turn bet against the flop-raiser out of position. You might consider donk betting on the turn as part of a betting sequence in two cases.
The term donk bet in poker refers to a bet made by a player when he or she is first to act after just calling a bet on the previous street. Poker like many specialized endeavors is full of terms or jargon that may not be understood by an outsider.
If the aggressor from the prior street fails to continuation bet, any future bet is not a donk bet, just a lead. In the example above, if the big blind “checks to the raiser”, the preflop raiser checks, and the button now bets, they are not donk betting as the PFR already had an opportunity to c-bet and simply failed to do so.
A donk-bet in poker is when you take the initiative by betting out of position (OOP) against the aggressor of the prior betting-round. Back then, when nobody knew better, every player that donk-betted was labelled as a Donk, which was an insult, used to degrade the capabilities of the opposing player. Now people slowly realise that a game-theoretical-optimal (GTO) strategy includes some donk.
The donk bet is often made by weak players 2. Donk bets purposely bloat the pot OOP 3. Know your opponent; likely to call, fold or raise 4. Ranges Matter 5. Donk sizing matters 6. MW pot donk leads are more likely strength Donk Bet Downsides (8:50) When to Donk Lead (10:10) Defending Against the Donk Bet (15:05) Donk Bet Research (18:00) Challenge (19:35) Show Notes with more info, pics and.
Generally a donk bet is when a players leads out with a bet (often on the flop, but could also be turn or river) before the preflop raiser has acted (i.e. when the preflop raiser was in position relative to the now donk-bettor), as you have alluded to.