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Conservative

Alternate Term: Conservatively


Conservative
  1. Adjective

    Tending to play few hands and to either fold or make the minimum wager required to stay in the pot; both passive and tight.

    EXAMPLE: "I was very conservative when I first started playing for real money, but now that I've had some experience I'm a bit looser and more aggressive."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    USAGE: Describes a player.


Conservatively
  1. Adverb

    Conducted with a tendency to play few hands, fold easily, and avoid betting, raising, or reraising even with a strong hand.

    EXAMPLE: "I played conservatively for the first few hands to build an image, and had an easier time bluffing later in the game."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues

    USAGE: Describes game play.




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