# All Questions

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### Three players, three pocket pairs?

The 2016 WSOP 10K 6-max came down to three players and on the final hand, all three players had a pocket pair. What are the odds of this happening?
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### Odds that someone makes or holds a pair on the flop, based on the # of players

QUESTION: In Hold ’Em, what are the combined odds after the flop that at least one player at the table either has a pair in the hole or has flopped at least a pair, depending on the number of players? ...
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Does anyone know of an advanced poker calculator for Windows? Or for Universal Windows Platform (runs on Windows and smart phone)? I found this for Mac Poker Cruncher. I am looking for a tool ...
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### Dealing with final table shovers

I've noticed this a few times (mostly on low stakes SNG games); when you get to the final table people start shoving, a lot! - It'll be every hand someone is shoving, it becomes the exception that a ...
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### Nash's ICM calculation

I would like to understand the Nash' ICM model and how to use it. I have found this calculators here and here, and I have tried to play with them. But I don't understand the output. Who can help me ...
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### Best cards to hit a straight

Which cards have the best chance of making a straight?
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### Observing the table

This is my main weakness in poker. The rest can be learnt over time but when it comes down to making tough decisions, you gotta stick to what you know about your opponent. So this question is what ...
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### What is the min-raise and min-reraise in Holdem No Limit?

When I play with friends live poker we always ask ourself what are the min-raise and min-reraise rules in Holdem No Limit?
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### My poker question is about straight and another pair [duplicate]

we played poker and on the table , 2-2-ace-3-4 and player one five and four player two five and six . who won ? please
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### Check/raise question

Please help put my mind at rest. I've just watched an episode of Emmerdale, in which some of the characters are having a friendly game of Texas Hold-em. The flop in down, there are only two players ...
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### Does software exist that will analyze my previous hands and tell me what it thinks I did wrong?

It would be even better if it syncs up with Holdem Manager 2 (I'm very new to Holdem Manager 2) still on the trial trying to learn the program. I want some assistance on where any holes in my game ...
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### Hold'em Manager for Mac alternative?

Does anyone know any poker analysis tool which can be used on Mac OS? Hold'em Manager 2 works only on Windows, and I don't want to use any wine programs.
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### Why aren't there more 6-Plus Holdem-type of games out there in casinos? [on hold]

It's not like Holdem and PLO are ENDLESS HOURS OF NUANCE! I can't think of a single spot in PLO that I feel awkward in, and only occasionally in NL due to over bets. Anyone got any possibilities as to ...
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### Rules for mucking cards

After the river, player 1 bets, player 2 calls, player 1 mucks his cards, does player 2 have to show his cards? Also since player 2 called, is player 1 obligated to show his cards even though he ...
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### Why is this behavior penalized, and how standard are these rules?

I am talking about Poker TDA rules. In particular, rule 53. In Poker Stars or alikes, if I fold when I could just check, I receive a warning telling "You can just check and still play. do you want to ...
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### Hide high value chips

I get it is totally unethical. Can you hide high value chips in the bottom of a stack out of view?
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### Got beaten three times by the same 4 of a kind, then won with a straight flush. In the span of 141 hands. What are the odds?

I hope anyone can help me, the math goes way over my head. I just had the most unlikely game. At a 9 person hold'em table, I first got beaten by three separate people, all with 5555. Then I won a hand ...
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### Texas holdem poker fullhouse battle [duplicate]

Tom has Q 8 Robert has 2 3 Cards in the board are 3 3 Q 4 4 Who wins the hand why?
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### Should I have called an all-in with top pair - top kicker in this situation?

The game is 1-3 NL. Hero has ~\$220 and SB. Our villain has ~\$350 and in the cutoff. Villain seems to be playing nice variety of hands, plenty of TAG behavior but is showing hands with less than TPTK ...
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### MTT — math point of view

Preface First of all I want to say, that I am not familiar with poker games other than No Limit Texas Hold'em. However, my theory should be extended to a wide class of MTT games. The information ...
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### What are the odds?

Several years ago, I played at a \$3-\$6 limit table (Texas No-Fold 'em) and on one hand, five players stayed in after the blind was raised and capped. The flop came A-3-7. More bets, no folds. The turn ...
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### Which pair wins the hand? [duplicate]

If I have a pair of Aces in my hand and the other player has a 4 and a Jack in his hand, and the community cards are a Jack, 8, 10, 5 and 2. Who wins?
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### Quantified-self devices to measure tilt

Are there any good gadgets for measuring tilt and emotional stress at the moment on the market? I was thinking that the quantified-self makers Jawbone and their newest device Up3 would be a contender,...
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### How are chances of winning pot worked out?

http://uk.pokernews.com/poker-tools/poker-odds-calculator.htm The website link above calculates odds for winning with a certain hand and the percentages are adjusted based on how many players haven't ...
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### Burning cards after all-in

When all players (or all except one) are "all-in" before flop, is necessary to burn cards also before turn and river?
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### When should I limp pre-flop?

In almost every single poker article I've read, they say never limp pre-flop. Is there any situation where is justifiable to limp pre-flop? If yes, when should I limp?
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### Call with straight when 3 suited cards are in table, that's a bad move?

It happened yesterday and I'm still wondering if was my mistake or just a lucky villain. My hand was A5o and flop was 24J, turn 8 and a 3 came on the river. (4,J and 3 suited) The turn was checked ...
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### Fictitious play for multiway hand in push or fold regime

I know the theory behind the push or fold in heads up (Is well explained in The mathematics of poker of Chen & Ankenman). I know that exists software (e.g. ICM trainer) that computes the push or ...
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### Calculating probabilities for 3, 4, 5 card Straight/Flush/Straight Flush

I am playing around with creating a new card game, similar to poker, and I am really struggling with figuring out the math behind calculating the probability of certain hands. Heres the overview of ...
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### Do you have show your cards at end of Texas hold'em hand if asked by person who won?

So after the river card is turned and bets are made with a call from player 2 to player 1. Player 1 shows the cards and presents the winning hand. Player 2, who called the pot then says you win and ...
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### What measures can I take to verify that an online poker site has rigged hands?

I have always heard accusations of sites being rigged but I cannot tell whether this has happened to me, or not. I was about to download the WSOP mobile poker application and there were a lot of ...
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### Hand discussion: QJc vs A8o on A84 T K

I think that I played this hand (link to replay) quite well and my opponent did a mistake because he didn't protect his two pairs. If he would did a good raise or reraise on flop or turn, I would ...
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### What was the fifth card of the dead man's hand?

What was the fifth card of the dead man's hand? Was there any proven information about fifth card of dead man's hand?
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### Joint, conditional, and value-dependent probabilities (in… poker)

This is a continuation of this question/answer and intentionally wanted to make it a separate topic. It is required to read that topic first before attempting to read this one. What is joint ...
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### How do I calculate poker hand probabilities?

This is a tutorial for calculating poker probabilities from scratch. It is what I learned in my degree and even beforehand when I created and 5-card draw hand strength calculator. The intention of ...
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### How did i lose here when we both had flush J High? [duplicate]

Am i wrong in thinking that we both had Flush J High here https://gyazo.com/8d813f78aa0ddca4a6be4bd5f08f8d51
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### aggression factor vs aggression frequency

So I was taking a look at PokerTracker's LeakTracker and noticed that my overall aggression factor needs improvement because it is too high (2.41). But it says my aggression frequency is good (51.25%)....
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### Chances of winning tournament vs Entries?

If you play a tournament and you consider yourself being better than average players, how will the chance of winning the tournament be affected if the very same tournament now instead have twice as ...
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### Percentage chance of flopping straight or flush draw for suited connectors

Apparently the odds of flopping a flush draw are 10.94% for suited connectors and 10.45% for hitting an 8-out (open-ended, I don't know about double gut-shot) straight draw. Could someone point to a ...
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### Should I slow play a set?

\$1-2NL, I am in UTG + 1. UTG raises to \$7. I have 2-2 and call the \$7 (questionable call considering I am down to about \$150...should I raise? fold?) Couple other callers. Flop comes Q-8-2...two ...
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### Sensible plan to satellite myself into the PCA?

One of my poker goals is to be able to play in the PCA at some point in my life. I'm trying to lay out a sensible plan of satellites that can win me a PCA package on Poker Stars. I have tried to ...
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### Approach to free poker sites

What strategy to apply to free poker sites? If they are free then winning does not mean much but how do you win more chips even if the chips have no cash value? Furthermore, how do you not lose ...
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### Does the order of posting the missed blinds in texas holdem matter?

I know the small blind is posted firstly and big blind secondly, but what about the missed blinds. Say the current hand has players which missed the small and/or the big blind and they all join the ...
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### Question of the interpretations of Pot Odds and Pot Equity, MATH

In the middle is 10 dollars, someone bets 5. I have to call 5 dollars in order to win 10 dollars. My Pot Odds - 5:10 = 1:2 I can interpret it as that i can lose 2 games and win 1 and I ll be break-...
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### How often should I be seeing four of a kind statistically?

Some context about why I'm asking: I seem to be seeing another player, or myself, having 4 of a kind once every 100 - 150 hands. This has happened in the region of 20+ times over the course of 2 ...
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### 4 of a kind on board ( texas holdem poker ) [duplicate]

If a board has four of a kind, let's say 9 9 9 9 J, how is the winner decided? Will kicker take part here?
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### How do the broadcasters know what the hole cards are in televised poker

I've been watching the 2016 WSOP events on youtube. So far, in every event I've watched all players hole cards are shown on every hand. Is this the new standard for WSOP events? Complete information ...
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### Poker Strategy for all ins

If an opponent goes all in pre-flop and I have 8 8 and everybody else has folded, what are the respective odds on either player winning the hand?