The Steal Call

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The Steal Call is one of my favorite plays

Written by Andrew Patterson

The steal-call - an invention of such devious brilliance that I fear your heads will explode at my sheer genius!

I see blank looks. I shall explain.

In many games, some players are familiar with the steal-raise and will defend their blinds in response to an open-raise from late position, especially if they notice you're a reasonable player. So, a growing number of players (well me), have begun using the steal-call.

As its name suggests, this is an open-limp with the intention of stealing the pot. Madness! I hear you cry. But it works. Some advantages.

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