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Passive

A playing style marked by a tendency to check and call hands more often than to lead with bets or raise (in an “aggressive” manner). Not to be confused with a “tight” style which involves playing a lower frequency of hands, relatively speaking; i.e., a player can be “loose-passive” (playing lots of hands and checking/calling frequently) or “tight-passive” (playing fewer hands and also check/calling frequently).

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