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Why can't one add the (outs/possible) fractions of hitting flush on turn and river for the overall chance given 4 suited on flop?

"This means that the total odds for completing a flush - which should matter for example if you're going all in after the flop - are (19.14%) + (19.5%*(1-19.14%)) = 34.96% (the odds of completing on ...
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Is there software that aids street by street range vs. range analysis of hand history?

Is there software that allows you to view a hand history such that you are able to populate each players range, and how you think that range changes from street to street? I'm aware of, i.e., ...
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Best poker coaching program [closed]

What do you think is the best poker coaching program out there? I am looking for a structured program and for this reason will not use pokerstrategy 2+2 or other sites that offer separate lessons. So ...
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Calling Pot Odds vs. Your Opponent's Bluffing Odds

From Mastering Small Stakes Holdem: What is going on in the first paragraph? Does it mean that if an opponent is laying your 2:1 pot odds, and if he is playing GTO, he will have ensured that 33% ...
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How do straddle and antes effect the absolute stake?

I had trouble phrasing the question correctly so forgive me for that. I will try to explain it the best way I can. Imagine a game where there is small blind (2 chips) big blind (4 chips), straddle (8 ...
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Poker hand analysis

NLH tournament in the money blinds 15 30 sb 1,950 J♠8♠ bb 1,889 K♠Q♣ Prelop sb bet 75 bb call 75 pot 150 Flop 6♣2♠7♠ sb 45 bb 175 sb call pot ...
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Bounty Builder tournament

Is it profitable to call two players with a smaller stack with any 2 cards in hand if the total gain per knocking out is more than a buy-in? For example: Buy-in = $33 Total received Knockouts = $...
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All in betting when you are last in chips

My friend said that if the player who goes all in has fewer chips then the other player(s) that the other player(s) have to go all in as well. I disagree. I thought the other player(s) had to only ...
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Theory of Preflop Opening Ranges

Question Summary: What are the theoretical drivers of pre-flop opening ranges? I see so many charts online and in books, and they all differ slightly. They are very rarely theoretically justified, ...
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How to deal with card dead in MTT?

I went to play a low buy in, turbo (15 min per level), big blind ante MTT like a week ago. And I feel frustrated on the game. on the first 6 level, I did not open any hand, and I have no idea what ...
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Deriving Sklansky's Formula for the Optimal Calling Frequency

The optimal calling frequency is the calling frequency which makes your opponent's expected value of always bluffing equal to his expected value of never bluffing. Theoretically, if you call bets with ...
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5 card flush on table [duplicate]

There was a 5 card flush on the table 5s 6s 10s Js Qs my buddy has a 5d and 6c hand I had 2s and Ac Is it a split pot because we both have flush, or should the pot be mine because I have the ...
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Hold Em poker How minimum raise changes [duplicate]

I am having difficulties at understanding minimum raise. From other answers I understand that minimum raise is equal to last bet. I do not understand if minimum raise changes from a round to the other....
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C-Betting on Flops that Missed Both You and Your Opponents?

From Analytical No-Limit Holdem: I don't understand the author's point very well here on why you should tend to c-bet pairs and ace highs (as well as weaker hands that are more likely ...
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Probability for 75% to 25% in Omaha8?

In Omaha Hi/Lo 8s or better, what is the probability for me to win 25% of the pot and 75% of the pot in this situation? For example: I have - A x x 2 Opponent has - A 2 6 7 Board is: Q 4 5 3 10 (...
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Ace value in a low straight [duplicate]

I play Hold'em with some guys from work and we had an interesting ruling I have a question about. The community cards are A,2,3,4,5 not suited. There are two players. Player one is holding A,8 and ...
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Trip Aces vs Possible Flush

Here's a hand I played today. Worked out for me in the end, but not sure if I played it the best on .5/1 NL I'm dealt A♠6♠ UTG opens to 3.5BB, I 3-bet to 6BB, UTG calls Flop comes A&...
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All in player exposes cards in multiway pot when action is not over

A, B, and C are in the hand. B and C both cover A. A goes all in, and is called by both B and C. A mistakenly believes only one opponent called, and showed his cards believing it was a showdown. There ...
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Pocket Jacks with two higher cards on flop

During the first hand of a cash game against an unknown opponent, I was dealt JJ and I raised maybe three to four BB and the villain who was big blind was the only caller. The flop was then a ...
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How do I calculate “I break even if Villain folds this percentage of shoving”, including Fold Equity, in heads up play?

How do I calculate "I break even if Villain folds this percentage of shoving", including Fold Equity, in heads up play? I know several factors are involved *Pot Size before I shove *How much do I ...
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All in or fold strategy

I played in my first live tournament at the casino Saturday night, not a bad turn out, 61 entered. Starting chip stack 15,000. I have been playing online for about 5 or 6 years now and something ...
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Ace to Six relative value of straight “AKQJT”

I've a doubt about hand ranking in AceToSix: this is about a very rare case where the straight AKQJT have to be ranked against other bad hands like KQJT9. according to wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia....
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1/3 NL: Was going all-in against villain with AK the best choice?

Playing 1/3 NL Hold'em at a B&M casino. Apologies if description is a bit light on details; this hand is from a couple weeks ago and details are a bit fuzzy. Hero table image - hero has been ...
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Jason Platten 1234 [duplicate]

Question Re playing Texas Holdem With the below hand - Who wins?? Or is it a Split pot? Player 1 - Q 7 Player 2 - Q 8 Flop - K Q Q 77
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Why isn't every value player rich?

I'm a beginner, sorry if this question is absurd. If a player simply bets with probabilities in mind, and always made the correct move for every action, would s/he become rich in the long run? If ...
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Drawing Dead Preflop?

Suppose there is some situation where Player A moves all-in and ALL Players call such that all players are all-in (they have equal amounts of chips, so no side-pots). Is there a possible distribution ...
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Side pot rules on not equal hands

I've played Texas Hold'em and came to next situation. This were the community cards (I can't reminde the cards but this was more or less the situation): 7♠K♦A♦9♦6♣ ...
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Odds of getting aces in PLO?

What are the odds of picking up aces in pot limit omaha? Or in other words, if I take four cards out of a deck, what are the odds of at least two of them being an ace?
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Tying in a win the button tournament

'Win the button' tournaments are like normal tournaments. Only difference is if you win the current hand, you will get the button next hand. What happens when a tie occurs? Then there will not be ...
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Putting Crazy Players on a hand

Playing 8 handed 1/2 nlhe at a table with a couple LAG fish, 3 tight passive, myself playing TAG but I get a bit loose from cutoff to button. Lots of limpers every hand. I never limp, I raise or I don’...
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Hand analysis could you lay this down

Late in a tournament. Blinds at 25/50. Hero and villain are top two stacks and hero has villain covered. Like 6 or 8 handed. Preflop Hero UTG with Q♥J♥ raises to 70 I know that is ...
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Was this a good all-in with trip 8s on the turn?

Game is 1/2 NL at the Venetian. Hero has approx 225. Villain has 700-800; not particularly stellar player IMO but made money on splash pots. Villain is super tight post-flop and hero repeatedly ...
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Texas Holdem Poker No Limit betting rules, How does Bet, Raise and by what value it is increased?

I am creating Texas Holdem No Limit game and been able to create multi-player game play. I am however struggling to understand the bet limits/rules. I have tried playing the game on GOP3 but it ...
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Is it proper to tip the folks who manage the table list?

I know there’s etiquette regarding tipping a dealer. But is it appropriate to tip the folks who manage the player lists for tables? If so, how much?
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What is minimum raise when starting a new round of betting in NLHE?

Generally speaking what is the minimum raise amount after a new card is dealt in No-Limit Texas Hold 'em? Examples: Pre-Flop. Small Blind $1, Big Blind $2. Everybody calls. Post-flop. Is the ...
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Where is Jeff Changeley [closed]

Does anyone know if Jeff Changeley is still alive? I have not seen or heard anything about him since the espn special in the Monaco Classic where he took down J.J. Lynch in the final table in January....
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Do you guys believe online poker room is a scam?

Please help me to figure out this one. Thanks in advance, any inputs will help. I'm new to online poker game and I noticed one particular player was playing 6-10 Texas Hold'em (No Limit) games/tables ...
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Why is short-stacker pot committed in this instance?

From Analytical No Limit Holdem: Question: Why exactly does our opponent have reason to "put his money into the pot with almost any hand", leaving us with almost no fold equity? I get that ...
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Did I play QQ correctly in this situation?

This is a 1/3 B&M cash game. Table perception: Villain sees like a good player. Hero is struggling (played an earlier hand very poorly) and seat has been very cold. UTG+1 raises to 10 UTG+2 (...
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Poker bankroll management in cash game [closed]

A player has a bankroll of Rs. 200 k and has 4 different ids on 4 different websites . He has to play only cash games and no MTT’s on all 4 ids every day . Playing cash games is his only profession ...
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Whats your move on this hand?(KK) High Level Table

£10/20NL DeepStack Player Reads Seat 1 fish around 8K stack LAG Seat 2 high lvl player 20K stack TAG Seat 3 ( Hero ) 16K stack LAG Seat 4 Small Roller champion 10K stack TIGHT Seat 5 Big Tournament ...
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PokerStars Android - Cards History

I'm a professional software developer and usually play on my android phone. Unfortunately there seems to be no HUD software for the pokerstars app on android. As a result, I plan on creating such an ...
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Equilabs Equity Trainer - In head/live calcs. Ideal average difference?

I'm using Equilabs Equity Trainer at the moment, been using it for a few days to get a better understanding of equity and how it affects my decision making on the tables. In particular I go through ...
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I was light on a hand, namely six dollars short.

I was light on a hand, namely six dollars short. I took six chips out of the pot (agreed to by the players) and lost the hand. I gave the winner six dollars cash (representing my short in the hand) ...
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Who win this hand and why? Thanks! [duplicate]

Please see screenshot below, thank you!
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Is my hand live

At the table in a heads up, I bet, he pushes all in. I turn my cards face up, without uttering CALL or FOLD. Are my cards still live?
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Additional Odds for Flush Draw, by hitting two paris or three of a kind, as well - How to calculate Runner-Runner?

Following an example from MIT Poker Course (slides can be found here, example starts at p9), where the odds are calculated from a drawing flush hand. In the example, the situation is the following: ...
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Rules following a raise, then a shove for slightly more?

No Limit Texas Holdem Blinds are 200/400. Player A (under the gun) calls 400. Player B raises to 1,200 Player C shoves for 2,050 Player D calls 2,050 Can player A now raise? If so, why?
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Complete all-in rules of fixed-limit hold-em

I have been having a hard time finding the full rules of fixed-limit poker pertaining to all-ins. For example, Scenario #1: Fixed bet size of $20, capped at 4 bets. Player 1 bets all-in for $5. ...
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What is a double belly buster?

I heard this term while playing poker live, it skipped my mind back then but now i'm wondering what it means.

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