blocking bet An abnormally small bet made by a player out of position intended to block a larger bet by an opponent. bluff A bet made with a hand that is mathematically unlikely to be profitable either to make money or to disguise play patterns. See main article: bluff. bluff catching range This is the number of hands that don't have any real value left on the river, but might still be good enough to catch the bluff of an opponent. bluff induce To make an aggressive move with a good hand to give the impression it is a bluff, in order to draw a bluff from your opponent.
board 1.The set of community cards in a community card game. If another spade hits the board, I'll have to fold. The set of face-up cards of a particular player in a stud game. Zack's board didn't look too scary, so I bet into him again. The set of all face-up cards in a stud game. I started with a flush draw, but there were already four other diamonds showing on the board, so I folded. boat Another name for Full house both ways Both halves of a split pot, often declared by a player who thinks he or she will win both low and high.