What is a Heater in Poker?

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Last Updated: December 17, 2023


A heater is a streak of good poker results when everything is going the player’s way. Just like downswings, these upswings are a common part of the game, and every poker player experiences them.

Poker Heater Example:

A heater is when you’re receiving only good starting hands or if you’re constantly catching up and winning even after receiving a weaker starting hand over 5, 10, or even many more hands.

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