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.
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."
USAGE: Describes game play.