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You are calculating pot odds a very unusual way. Your formula is mostly correct (but only works some of the time), and I'll get back to that in a moment, but typically you would just use two variables: costToCall and sizeOfPot. Pot odds don't depend on the number of players to have called the bet. One player putting 400 in is the same as four players each ...


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As far as the math for determining this, it gets very involved and complicated. The basic formula is the same though, the cards you can hit to win / the total remaining cards unseen. Now I'm sure the problem your having in the situation you posted is that you don't know the other players hole cards. That throws a wrench in the works. Since you don't ...


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It's a reasonable improvement for the overcards when they are suited. In the example of AK versus pocket tens, you improve from about 42.5% chance of winning to about 45.9% chance. AK does a little better against 99 than against tens, because the 10 blocks the possible straight. Here are some examples from pokerstove. First, unsuited AK against pocket ...



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