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No, it's to mask actions. If you bet big with monsters and check with air 100% of the time, you opponent knows when to fold and bet.

iirc, the frequency of bets in that spot is roughly equivalent to the frequency of times you're definitely in front of your opponent in that particular spot, but not always with the hands that are beating your opponent.

The concept is called Game Theory Optimal (GTO) and it's pretty popular in higher stakes games.

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