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Ace to nine straight?

Please explain ace to nine straight in Texas Holden. J, A, 6,8,9 is showdown. Winning hand has 7, A. Hand is won by ace to nine straight?
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Who wins in this two pair situation? [duplicate]

Who wins in this situation. 5 cards are (5)(5)(9)(9)(2). Player 1 has (2)(A). Player 2 has (J)(A).
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Is there a place where you can play strong bots online?

I'd like to play against strong bots to practice, but so far I haven't found much. I've seen http://www.cleverpiggy.com/nlbot, but it looks like it only allows heads-up. Ideally I'd like to practice 6-...
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Why does a pair of 9's split the pot with Trip 5's? [duplicate]

Player A: 9♠ A♦ (Pair of 9's) Player B: 5♥ 5♣ (Trip 5's) Player C: J♠ K♣ Common Cards: 9♦ 2♣ Q♥ 5♦ 4♦ Player B was all in with the smallest amount Player A was in with more money (bet fighting ...
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What does “GG GL” means, and how can I use it?

For example, I know that "GL HF" means "Good luck and have fun". Also, I often see in online poker room that the answer to the acronym "GG FH" is "GG GL". But ...
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Tournament Ante Deduction Player All In

I am writing an online poker game software in which I want to conduct tournaments. In tournaments sometimes players remain to "sit out" throughout the tournament. There is 1 case that's ...
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In heads-up no-limit Texas hold'em poker, how often can you expect to win against an opponent who goes all-in on all hands?

Going all in on all-hands is clearly suboptimal, but facing such a player would be challenging - at some point, you still need to take a chance. So given optimal play, how often can you expect to beat ...
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In Tournament Poker, how do you play 4 handed on a 7 table max game, with 2 tables left?

So I had this situation that I felt totally lost in to my normal game. This is just a home online game with ~25-35 people. Normally we play 9 hand max table. I got to the final 9 people, but because ...
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Calculating odds of making a hand at any point in the game

I'm creating a live odds tracker and need to know the odds of making every possible hand at any point in the game, the information I have is: Number of Outs Number of cards left in the deck Cards ...
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Book or books to learn to play Poker

I have no idea about how to play Poker. I've been searching books about how to learn to play Poker but the only books that I have found were about to learn how to win in Poker online, etc. But first ...
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Can a push/fold strategy be optimal (ie EV>=0 against any other strategy) in general

There are many push/fold charts that have been calculated which claim to be optimal in a simplified version of (no limit texas holdem) where only push/fold is possible. So wouldn't always either ...
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Poker Hi Low 8 or Better - calling your hand

After the final bet, 4 players call, and we show in turn. The first player calls low hand and shows all his cards. The second player calls his low hand (loses) but shows only 2 of the 4 cards. The ...
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How should I play the river after check-raising flop and leading turn?

I've started playing a strategy of defending my Big Blind with a reasonably tight range (15% approx). This strategy targets excessive c-cbets by check-raising the flop with a balanced range (value, ...
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Would you call all in with king high flush with a pair on the board?

Let’s say You are in the dealer with king jack suited(of clubs). Blind are 1-2 dollars. Fold to you, You raise to 12. Call from the small blind the the big blind re raises to 40 dollars. You call and ...
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Two players have two pairs. Who wins? [duplicate]

On the board is ( 10,10,Ace,8,6) Player one has (Ace, Jack) Player two has (Ace,3) Both players have a two pair who wins?
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How are the games during Covid-19?

I live in the US so I have very limited access to online poker (I only play on legal sites) and mostly play on WSOP. But, I want to get a sense of how the games are going on the large sites like Poker ...
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Can I use Poker Snowie and other learning resources to improve my game, without playing?

I currently do not have a bankroll, but have been studying poker from books and using pokersnowie to play against the bots and analyse each street using the knowledge i have gained. I know that it ...
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Probability that any player will receive any similar hand of the previous hand of any player?

I want ask, how to count this case? I understand that every deal of cards is a separate event, and does not depend on the previous one.
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Playing middle pair out position after the flop

Something I often struggle with is when I'm out of position and hit the flop, but not in an ideal way. For example, playing a 6-max NL2 game in the small blind, I called a 3BB raise of the cutoff with ...
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When both players have same two pairs but the 5th card to make the best hand is a J and it’s on the board also in one of the players hands who wins? [duplicate]

Board: K J A A 3 Player 1: K J Player 2: K 2 Signs don’t matter since no one had a flush. From my understanding it’s a tie. Since the best hand is A A K K J and both players have the best hand. Doesn’...
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Rake Deduction Logic

I am writing an Online Poker Game and I was wondering about how the Rake will be deducted for each hand in a cash game. I know there is rake percentage and rakecap concept and the rake is calculated ...
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Odds of Queen High Flush Being Beat

So I just got knocked out of a tourney and have a few questions regarding my play. I'm new to online poker, only playing a little bit of live poker as a kid with friends and family and totally new to ...
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Have you noticed any poker bots in your games?

I know that poker bots topic been around for as far as I can remember, but it seems that now it becomes more relevant to general players and can actually be a threat in the future, especially for cash ...
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Verifying I Played Pocket 3s Fine

Starting Info Hero: 33 Position: Cut-Off Stakes: 0.50/1.00 Stack: 35.00 Cash Game NLHE Pre-Flop action Hero raises to 2.00 (2BB) Button calls (100 behind) Small blind folds Big blind calls (80 ...
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Clairvoyant Game : Modern Poker Theory Page 74 Mistake?

I have been following the Clairoyant Toy Game for Two players up against eachother and the play is on the River. The Solutions in the book are for eliminating dominant strategies, pure stragies , and ...
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Should I have played this hand differently?

When playing at the microstakes, I found myself in the following situation where I lost about 2€, and I was wondering if I should have played the hand differently. It's a full ring 1/2 cents game. I'm ...
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Does showdown winner HAVE to show hand? [duplicate]

Player 1 makes final raise after River. Player 2 calls. Player 1 was bluffing and mucks. Player 2 then mucks his hand. Player 1 asks to see winning hand of Player 2, as he’s under the impression a ...
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Variant on Poker with 3 card deck

Imagine a 3 card deck consisting of J, Q, K. The two players are each dealt one card at random. Small blind is $1 and big blind is $2. What is the optimal strategy for small blind position and big ...
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Too Many Burn Cards

This happened last night at a home game. There were 4 players in the hand. Burn card, flop as normal. Betting action which included one player folding. During the action the dealer apparently had ...
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BB to stack size ratio

Morning All, Why is only the Big Blind used in measuring stack size? It ignores the effect of the Small Blind and antes in each round of play, If you have 20 BBs you only have 12.5 rounds of play ...
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What is the minimum amount for a re-raise?

Consider the following situation (playing pokerTH on Ubuntu) : In the TURN round only two players are left. Me and Player One. I bet $20 Player One bets $120 I get the next chance to either Call ($...
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Seeking solutions to some scenarios to understand raise and re-raise?

I played four person pokerTH game many times on computer but failed to understand following scenarios.I hope understanding these will help me become a better player. Kindly clear my confusions if ...
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What is meant by 'raise blinds every 8 hands' in the game of poker?

I am new to poker. I am playing pokerTH on my ubuntu machine. I am able to play the game however there are blind settings as shown in the attached screenshot. In the blind settings there are ...
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Cash Out and Resume Game in Pokerstars when All-In

What do they mean Cash Out and Resume Game mechanics in Pokerstars when I and an other players go to All-In? Explain, please how it works for four players when the All-In was made at different stages ...
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There is straight on the board [duplicate]

On the board there is 8 9 10 J Q Player 1 has AQ Player 2 has J9 Player 3 has J9 Who wins?
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How to bet with straight draw on the flop, and then straight on the turn?

I have 2 questions about bet sizing in no-limit holdem. Your Hero is in an online microstakes tournament. First level is 10/20 with 3 antes. This is only the 2nd round so Hero doesn't know anything ...
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How to calculate Poker hand percentages?

https://www.888poker.com/poker/poker-odds-calculator Like on the link above, all I get when I google this is how to calculate pot odds. I am not looking for that. If you go to the link above and add ...
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Correct messaging when all players fold

Given this scenario... Current pot 1000 Player A bets 10 Player B calls Player C raises to 100 (10 to call + 90 to raise) Player A folds Player B folds What messaging should player C get? Should it ...
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Flush on the board question [duplicate]

A 10 8 5 6 of heart is on the table Player one : k heart, 8 ace Player two : 9 heart, 3 ace Who will win ?
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Full House order ranking Eights full of Nines vs Nines Full of Fives [duplicate]

See the first line in the picture. I got 3 Nines and 2 Fives and my opponent got 3 eights and 2 Nines. I thought the triplet was ranked first and thought I would have won the hand. Why did I lose?
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Which among A, K, Q, J, 10 and A, 2, 3, 4, 5 of different suite is higher in Texas hold'em poker [duplicate]

A2345 (different suits) is a straight and I have doubt whether AKQJ10 (different suit) can also be called as a straight or not. If both are straights then which one is higher?
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How do I use combination math to calculate at least two spades in the first 3 cards in a stud game

I'm generally good with math, but probability calculation just seems to fight me. I'm trying to develop a formula to determine the odds of hitting at least 2 spades, given that the player is dealt ...
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Why is limping bad at the microstakes?

Basically everyone seems to advice against limping in, and I do get the logic behind it (or at least I think). But currently my goal is to make a little bit of money at the microstakes and there it ...
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No Poker in Las Vegas for awhile?

I am hearing some scuttlebutt that poker is not reopening in Las Vegas for some time. A friend whom was dealing at a Station Casino says they may not reopen their Poker Rooms for some months yet. I ...
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Calculating outs on a 9 player table

Suppose you want to calculate the equity for a hand 4 and 8 (the color does not matter). The cards on the flop are A,2,3. To calculate the probability to have a straight you first consider the outs ...
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Pre-flop decision making factors

I am looking for easy to spot key factors for a pre-flop decision making - right before one either folds, calls or raises. The settings is 9 players table, No-Limit Hold'em Cash Game. The factors I ...
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After show down in cash game player left with less than SB/BB allowed to continue in next hand?

In some situations after a player loses a show down he might be left with some cash that is less than SB or BB. Now what is the generally accepted procedure for next hand? Exclude this player if he ...
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Is GGPoker random and reputable?

Does anyone have any evidence as to the randomness on the site GG Poker? Also, is it a reputable site? I've read some horror stories online, albeit a year or two ago, and I'm wondering if anyone in ...
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I wanted to know, if I can beat the dealers hand in poker?

Dealers hand: Qs Qc 3d 6c 9s 1st hand: 4s 5c 6s Kd Ah 5th hand: 5d 6d Jh Kh Ac 2nd hand: 2c 9c Tc Kc Ad 6th hand: 2d 4c 8d 9h Qd 3rd hand: 4h 5h 7h 9d Jd 7th hand: 3s 6h Ts Qh Ks 4th hand: ...
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How to handle tiny blinds where everybody bets

In a private online tournament with friends we have 20k chip buy in but the blinds start about 20. So in much of the early game everyone pretty much just bets. How can I bully people off the pot and ...

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