Definitions

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  • v. To check and then raise a bet by another player in the same betting round. Sometimes specifically prohibited by house rules.
  • n. A raise made by a player who checked before in the same betting round.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He knows that a bad player might call a check-raise with any ace, but this Vietnamese fellow is not a bad player.

    A key hand from the UK Poker Tour

  • If I check, on the other hand, I can maybe get some kind of read on him, and if I sense weakness, I can check-raise him.

    TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

  • Every card on the board is an overcard to your pair, and your only real option is to check-raise and hope your opponent folds, or bet on the turn if he checks the flop.

    TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

  • At Empire Poker, you could be Loose Lester, the raising machine; at PokerStars, Sexxy Suzee, the femme fatale who liked to check-raise bluff.

    TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

  • A check-raise, and he would win the pot; but Brunson might get away from the reraise, losing only a small portion of his chips.

    One of a Kind

  • "Okay, if I get called, I can raise, and I'll tell myself that I intended to check-raise all along."

    WIL WHEATON dot NET: 1.5: September 2004 Archives

  • "I don't want to check-raise because if I get reraised and miss, now I'm playing a huge pot out of position."

    Philly.com - Latest Videos

  • Lyrics: 2 x Texas Holdem, shufflin all the cards and deal and callem. 2 x Texas Holdem, blinds, playing the overs, check-raise and foldem. 2 x Texas Holdem, double belly buster, lets go, rollem.

    WN.com - Articles related to The Con in the Clouds

  • This time DonkCommited pulled the trigger on the check-raise, and moved the rest of his stack into the middle with

    PokerStars Poker Blog

  • I either need to bet the flop and check the turn or check-raise the flop.

    High On Poker

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