Megaraise Part II: The Reversal

The standard megaraise derives much of its effectiveness from the benefit of acting first after the flop, and therefore can be done with a surprisingly wide range of hands. The reverse megaraise is done in position, yet also done with a much narrower range of hands. The reason is because if the raise is called preflop, you will be going to more showdowns, since any caller(s) will often have the option of stealing your play and betting into you.

in StrategyFebruary 23, 2017