# When should you bet small on the turn?

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## When should I bet on the turn?

When you believe you currently have the best hand but believe your opponent is on a draw with one card to come, you need to make a bet. You should bet on the turn so as not to allow your opponent to draw for free. Obviously you need to make it mathematically incorrect for him to draw.

## How much should I bet on the turn?

You should determine your post-flop bet based on the total number of chips in the pot. A good rule of thumb is to bet somewhere between 50% and 100% of the total number of chips in the pot. With this ratio, you can often get worse hands to call, better hands to fold.

## 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 I bet on the flop?

After the flop, the usual starting bet is two-thirds the size of the pot (the total that has already been bet). So if the pot stands at \$9, you should bet around \$6. If you want to re-raise, you should aim for two and a half times the previous player’s bet. So if they bet \$6 you should raise to \$15.

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## How much do you bet on poker hands?

The size of a bet is always measured relative to what is in the pot, and players should adjust their bets according to the size of the pot. A small bet is generally considered as being equal to half the pot or less, a medium is between half and three quarters, and a big bet is defined as anything above three quarters.