A balanced range is one that contains the correct ratio of value hands to bluffs in order to make your opponent’s actions indifferent. how do you do this? Card removal is the process of eliminating combinations from our opponent’s range based upon known cards. why is this useful? bluffing with blockers Ranges are narrower on the river than they are on the flop, meaning that blocking your opponent’s potential value hands has more significance. how do you do this?