What is a Barrel in Poker?

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Last Updated: January 9, 2024


A barrel in poker is another term for a bet, most often used in the context of successive post-flop bets across more than one street.

Barrel Poker Example:

If you make consecutive bets on the flop, turn, and river, and your opponent calls each time, you have effectively triple-barreled them. A triple barrel bluff can be a very strong tool when executed properly.

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