Poker somehow depends on luck. Introduction of betting made it psychological and skill based. In general, players are supposed to bet when they get a good hand. Players who do not have good hands are expected to fold.
When you find yourself in the dealer's position, and only you and the blinds are left in the game, a raise is often called "blind-stealing". This is for the reason that the blinds may fold, whereas if you didn't raise but simply called, the blinds would plainly check. Doubtless it is a good way to make a quid or two, but will never make you wealthy. It is more of a way to finish the game fast and have a new hand dealt with more players & obviously more money.
The Opener is a wild move and is often done by people who bluff. It is when a player first to act raises, making all other players call two bets at once. Its intention is to delimit the number of players. Fundamentally, this move amounts to a backwards steal-raise.A steal-raise is when you are a last player to act and all players have checked to you, betting to purely limit the number of players or take the pot Avoid using this exclusively, as better players will be onto you quickly and begin check-raising against your, almost certainly, poor hand. It is good to use a steal raise when you have an outstanding drawing hand such as a nut flush draw. Players would tend to "check to the raiser". If you draw to your own hand, you now have a larger pot to win. If you do not, you can always check, and expect the fifth card makes your hand.
Squeezing is a tactic that is only used in a short-handed game. It is betting when you have a good hand currently, and you imagine another player or players may be on a draw. For instance, you have a top pair with the best kicker. Chances are they won't make their draw whether it a straight or a flush draw, etc. Your goal is to regulate their pot odds.
The Ante is a forced bet in which ever person places an equal amount of money into the pot before the deal begins. In games where the acting dealer changes each turn, it is quite common for the players to agree that the dealer provides the ante for each player. This just simplifies betting, yet causes minor inequities if other players come and go or miss their turn to deal.
The Bring-in is normally assigned on the first betting round of a Stud poker game to the player whose upcards highlight the poorest hand. For instance, in conventional high hand stud games and high-low split games, the player showing the lowest card pays the bring-in. In low hand games, the player having the highest card showing pays the bring-in. The high card by suit order can then be employed to break ties if necessary.