# How big should my C bet be?

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## What is a good continuation bet percentage?

Good opponents will usually have a fold to continuation bet somewhere around 42%–57% at the lower stakes.

## How do you determine your bet size?

Your default bet size should be three times the big blind: 3 x \$2 = \$6. If four people called the big blind (red frame and number), you could add another: 4 x \$2 = \$8. Your total bet would be \$6 for your base bet + \$8 for four limpers = \$14 total.

## What is the standard bet size?

While your bet size should depend on the situation, a general rule of thumb is to bet between ½ the pot and the size of the pot. This will usually give draws incorrect odds to call, get worse hands to call and often times get better hands to fold.

## How often should I continuation bet?

If you try to make a CBet 70% of the time versus two or three players on the flop you will be lighting money on fire for sure. So versus two opponents I would recommend making a CBet 50% of the time at the most. Versus three or more opponents, your CBet percentage should drop even further.

## What is a good fold to 3bet percentage?

In a balanced strategy, you will have a fold to 3-bet of somewhere near 55%. However, at the lower stakes this will usually be higher, because players there are generally weighted towards value when they 3-bet. If a player is folding 30% or less to 3-bets, then you need to raise them primarily for value.

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## What does bet size mean?

Bet sizing in poker is one of the most complicated concepts in the game. It involves choosing the right size when betting or raising to maximise your EV with any given hand you play.

## When should I increase my bet size?

Situations where you might want to increase your bet size

When you are betting an insignificant amount of your bankroll – Most money management approaches recommend you bet a small portion of your bankroll on a given game – typically somewhere between one and four percent of your bankroll.

## How much should you bet preflop?

Here’s some quick tips for pre-flop bet-sizing. In general, you want to open raise 3 to 5 times the amount of the big blind. So, if the BB is 5 chips, raise somewhere between 15 and 25 chips. However, if there are limpers already in the pot, you need to add extra chips, generally one BB per limper.