Bad Timing: A Look at Five Big Bluffs Gone Wrong

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Last Updated: June 9, 2023

The art of the bluff is a key part of poker and is a critical concept that sets the game apart from others. A well-timed bluff can send a pot to a player with an inferior hand and perhaps leave an opponent frustrated.

Who can forget Chris Moneymaker’s “bluff of the century” from the 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event that helped propel him on to victory against Sami Farha. But sometimes a player attempts a bluff at the exact wrong time and finds himself in quite the bear trap.

Players also caught bluffing also siphon off a major chunk of their own chip stacks. There are some major risk-reward considerations when considering those major bluffs. In the age of televised poker, many of these attempts are also captured on camera for all the world to see.

To see some of the biggest and most memorable bluffs that have gone wrong, be sure to visit the 888poker Magazine to read the full article.

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