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Fallacies are statements that sound true—but aren't. You'll undoubtedly hear many half-truths around the poker table. By becoming familiar with the common poker fallacies, you'll be less likely to fall for them:

Strategy is an overall, high-level plan. For example, at a wild table with many people calling and raising, your strategy might be to only play hands that have a good chance of hitting it big on the flop and cleaning up, such as a pair (9c9d) that could turn into three-of-a-kind or a full house.

Tactics are low-level techniques used to achieve a particular short-term goal. For example, with a solid hand, you might bet aggressively if your think your opponent will call, or you might pretend to have a weak hand if you think your opponent might be convinced to bluff.

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