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Currently: Betting on everything, everywhere.


Feb
19
comment New school and old school
Hi @emanuele, I'm closing this question as it's too broad and doesn't have any definitive answer. "Old" and "New" school don't actually relate to any specific principles that differentiate them, significantly. Styles are arbitrary and as time passes, new styles dominate the current theory of poker.
Feb
14
comment Postflop play books references
Usually a good book will pull together the concepts of both Pre and Post flop play in a coherent way, so take a look at the suggestions at Classic Books for Texas Hold'Em for a good starting point.
Feb
13
comment NL200: Am I A Super-Nit For Considering Folding The Turn With TPGK?
I'm surprised that someone would perceive betting the wet flop, and double barreling an Ace turn card as definitely a bluff/weak hand! I'm interested to hear more from you about that line of thought :)
Feb
9
comment NL100: River Shove with Ace-High?
results? I'll add them later.
Feb
9
comment Does This Qualify As A Split Pot?
Community cards can be used by all players, thus your connection doesn't matter. Only the relative ranking of a players qualifying hand. As for the logic of it all, it's a man-made game, so if anything, the rules are arbitrary.
Feb
3
comment How to count the power of cards in hand?
I thought this answer from robotics.se Meta might be useful in improving this question. Perhaps rewording or adding to the question to help define the most important areas to study, relating to your problem.
Feb
3
comment Why is this a poor play?
As @corykendall states in this answer, I think you've misunderstood the context of what's written, regarding pre-flop and post-flop distinctions.
Feb
2
comment Can someone offer a comparison (pros and cons) of the sites that one can play for real money on in the US?
The comparisons in the original "duplicate" are a good representation of the depth of comparison between sites you'll ever get. I'll close this question for that reason.
Jan
31
comment How to best teach poker to a novice in 1 month?
Hi JFo. I like the idea of this question, but what I like most about it is that it could be about 3-4 distinct questions rather than one big one! Please consider splitting the post into individual questions, that focus more closely on each aspect you're hoping to learn more about. Also, you'd no doubt get a lot more responses, as people would give clearer, more succinct answers and not essay length responses as this seems it would need. Some of the questions you propose are likely already covered on the site.
Jan
30
comment The Importance of Mathematics in Poker
Bluffing correctly would actually be part of a mathematically optimal strategy, so although it might be more frequent, without extra information about profitability, it's problematic to assume that it's more or less important than any single part of a total strategy.
Jan
30
comment The Importance of Mathematics in Poker
Nice post, but I think the specific example you give is incorrect. maybe a typo? The matchup you state give's the Hero ~82% equity at this point. Otherwise, the post brings up some interesting points.
Jan
28
comment How to use fpdb HUD in the game
Not sure if I've heard of it? Any links you could provide in the question would be helpful.
Jan
16
comment The right bluff frequency
@SonerGönül A "bluff" frequency calculation is just a weighted equity calculation where you would manipulate the folding frequency of the opponent to figure out if your action was +EV. So, yes, there is a formula.
Jan
13
comment Is it bad etiqutte for the whole table to agree to let someone blind out?
Did you all explicitly agree out loud?
Jan
11
comment Are there any good Poker hand history databases for free out there?
Possible duplication of "Publicly Available Poker Stats" question. There is a resource for poker hands in my answer here
Jan
9
comment Potential all-in rules, does any game use this rule?
@clinton my mistake. I mean "B or C". Edited.
Jan
9
comment Potential all-in rules, does any game use this rule?
In your scenario players B or C could open "fold" the flop and still see a showdown for the main pot. I might answer this later, but i can already see that this method is flawed/unfair. Interesting though.
Jan
8
comment Position advantage on the table and odds
Intuitively, I think it's obvious that being In-Position has a positive effect on how often a player wins a hand, thus a positive effect on equity. I'd also say that it would be incredibly difficult to quantify. It would be good to know though :)
Jan
8
comment The state of the art of the pokerbots of poker academy
It's not a whole answer, but I suggest looking at University of Alberta Computer Poker Research Group. Just how good a poker bot is will somewhat depend on you, so the question is very difficult to answer. CPRG is probably the most well known of research groups, so it's a good place to start.
Jan
6
comment Heads-Up And The Logic Of The Blinds
@CoryKendall Min-raising from the BTN 100% could certainly be profitable. It depends on the game dynamics. The depth of the stacks and SPR in play though would seem to me the most influential factors aside from strategy. The deeper the stacks, the less advantage position has.