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Odds on the river

What are the odds of somebody getting 4 of a kind on the river to beat your already achieved full house. Also if it can be calculated, what would the odds be for losing a winning hand on the river
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Poker hand pot split rule [duplicate]

I have a simple question about a hand play in poker. Below is the situation: Player 1 cards - A3 Player 2 cards - AJ 5 cards on table - QQ995 Who wins? Do we split the pot or there is a winner here?
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Zoom/Rush poker type of player batch seating distribution : not even

Assume that you are developing player batch management for Zoom/Rush poker type of game. Conditions: Once a player folds, he moves to free player batch. You have to place him in optimal place in pool ...
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Some good starting hands in 6 card omaha

Strictly for 6 card plo - What are some good pre flop starting hands ? Are kings better than aces ? Are triple suited connectors better than aces ? Is there any equity calculator available for 6 card ...
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Blind period suggestions

I'm currently building a Hold'em Poker game that enables people in the same room to play poker together digitally. When setting up a game players can configure how often blinds should increase (based ...
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In run-it-twice which scenario is more profitable?

let's say in 6 card plo cash game you have nuts on the flop with big pot in the center with more than 2 players for show down. Now you can go all-in in 2 ways - In the flop itself. (we see 2 extra ...
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How to calculate winning percentage in a poker game?

In some of the online poker apps they show winning percentage - which I interpret as chances of winning. How to calculate that - I understand that it is based on combinatorics. Suppose at Flop I have ...
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Why are pokerstars and party poker only available in software form?

I could have sworn I was allowed to play via a web browser in years past? Are there any poker softwares available for linux users like me?
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Splitting the pot between two players who have gone all in against two players with higher chip counts and won

So the title might be confusing, here's the scenario assuming a standard Texas Hold-Em game: Player 1 is All-In with 100 chips in play Player 2 is All-In with 200 chips in play Player 3 has raised to ...
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Need proper bankroll management for daily withdrawals

A cash game player (6 card omaha) has 150-200k Rs for an investment. He plays only 6 card plo in spartan poker (Indian website) Daily target - average 2k-4k per day Monthly Target -> 60k-100k per ...
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The deal goes awry

The dealer thought it was a misdeal, took a players cards and mucked them. Another player still with cards had someone not playing ask the player what their 2 cards were and to dig them out of the ...
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Poker stars play money random? [closed]

Just finished 21 hands PokerStars play money. 11 winning hands were flush. Same player won 7 hands with flush. He also won 4 other hands. No hand he won had all players fold. I did not get a winning ...
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I want to start playing Poker, where do I start?

Sorry I'm new asking questions, how can I start playing poker from 0? Let me explain, I tried to investigate how to play but there are many names of plays and different types of games, my question in ...
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Pot Odds in "The Mathematics of Poker" Example 4.3

I have a couple questions about an example from Bill Chen and Jerrod Ankenman's book The Mathematics of Poker. Below is a screenshot of the example (Example 4.3). My questions are: If the game is $...
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Misdeal Texas Holdem

In Texas Holdem the hole cards have been dealt out. One person has only one card. Is this a misdeal? The other scenario one person received no cards is this a misdeal?
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Tree of a kind split confusion [duplicate]

I was playing poker with my friends and we came across this situation that created some confusion. So the context was like this: one guy had: 7 3 off suite the second guy had: 7 6 off suite cards on ...
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Turning cards over after river

The river card has been turned, I check, my opponent raises $500. I turn my cards over before I call or fold to see the reaction of my opponent. His reaction causes me to call and I win the pot. Is ...
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What happens if no one has a low hand

If no one has 5 cards below or equal to 8, does everyone get 50% of their contribution back, or do only those who didn't fold share the low pot equally?
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What is a Reasonable Expectation for Hourly Rate (BB/100) in Cash Games?

What level of BB/100 are successful cash players able to achieve, and how does this vary with different game sizes? Put another way, what is a typical BB/100 for a good cash player at: Online micro ...
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Cash Game vs Tournament for Aspiring Pro/Semi Pro Players

Obviously, anyone who wants to play poker seriously has to make a big investment in training and experience in order to become a competitive player. Also, cash games and tournament play are two very ...
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We forget to put one of the A card in our packet

We've gotten a silly but important question for you. Yesterday we played poker and after one of us won and took All the pot, we discover that one of the A cards was out out of the card's packet, and ...
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Does the dealer need to inmediately count the chips after a player goes all-in?

When a player goes all-in, can the dealer wait to see if any player calls to evitate to need to count if nobody calls? Or he should inmediately count the amount of the bet to inform the other players ...
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Same river flush with pairs [duplicate]

My friend had heart6 and heart10 and i had par diamond jack And the ”river” was diamond 6, diamond 10, diamond 3, diamond 7, diamond 9 So my friend had pari in 6 and 10 with flush in the river. And i ...
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Can someone else help in making a descion about a hand

Is it ok for another player, out of a hand, help another player in a hand and make a decision?
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Betting the flop with air

I've been studying NL holdem for a while and feel like I can grasp the basic concepts pretty well, but looking at GTO solver play post flop really makes me wonder. When I'm in a spot where I ...
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Can I reduce a bet after moving the chips past the betting line?

I had an odd situation at a live poker game in a casino recently. It was heads up and we got to the river. I checked and he bet $200. I told him that I can't call $200 but I could do $100. He said OK ...
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Uncountable all in

During a game of poker , if when someone goes “all -in” then shoves all of their chips into the pot without counting them , what do you do? 5 other players have stakes in and the pot is large as is. ...
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Incorrect judge ruling

I was in SB and about 5 others limp in preflop. Flop come up and checks around the table to the dealer button player who raised the minimum. I call along with one other. Turn comes up and same thing- ...
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What are the odds of drawing a seven card straight flush

I had the unbelievable experience of drawing a seven-card straight flush while playing with five other players with one deck. The hand started with the ace of spades and ended with the seven of ...
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How often should I balance tables at a home poker tournament?

I have a home poker tournament that has grown beyond a single table (currently at 2 tables). I'm looking to understand how often I should balance the tables. E.g. if there is a 2 person discrepancy ...
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In PLO in a casino can a player say I raise "half the pot"?

I know you can say "I bet/raise the Pot" (and let the dealer work out the number of chips) but can you specify a fraction/percentage and let the dealer work it out ?
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Am I supposed to deny equity to draws?

This is one area of poker where I find even the leading authors seem to disagree. In the Course by Ed Miller, he seems to say that you shouldn't worry about draws getting there since your overall EV ...
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PokerStars lets you play from PC, but blocks on phone?

I live in eastern EU country and I play PokerStars on my desktop PC almost every day. I have confirmed account, identity, etc. But if I download PokerStars app on Android it tells me to turn on ...
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Win odds displayed in the Big Game S2 E17

Look at this spot of the Big Game, season 2, episode 17. Elky holds K♠️ J♠️ and Minieri holds A♦️K♣️. On the flop of 6♣️ 3♠️ 2♠️ the winning percentage of 55% for Elky and 45% for Minieri is shown. I ...
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Why at Pokerstars clicking a pot button adds 1000 more?

I played a 250/500 no-limit Hold'em cash game at Pokerstars and noticed the following: If no one has raised yet, the preflop pot size is P = 750 (BB + SB). There is a pot button, clicking pot + raise ...
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When can you reveal your hand

Ok, here's the scenario. 2 players play in a heads up poker game with family and friends for Player 1's birthday. Flop has 4, A, Q. Player 1 (P1) goes all in. Player 2 (P2) takes a long time deciding ...
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Do bluffs contradict Sklansky's Fundamental Theorem of Poker?

Suppose I am at the button position with a hand 3h 5h. I decide to play this hand and the flop comes Ac 10s 8d. Suppose everyone before me checks. Sklansky's Fundamental Theorem of Poker implies that ...
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Correct play? (Hand analysis)

2.50/5 NLH, 7-handed UTG+1 $687 Raises $12.5 Folds to SB [ME] K♣ 10♥ $557.84 Calls $10 Big Blind $842.19 Calls $7.50 FLOP J♣10♣7♣ Small Blind [ME] K♣ 10♥ Bets $20 Big Blind Folds UTG+1 ...
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Check or bet turn with effective nuts

I was playing a hand at the casino the other day and I made a decision that I am not too sure about, let me know your thoughts. CO has about 60bb behind, I have about 120bb, sb covers me Preflop ...
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About betting out of turn, action reverting to original players,

Sio, 6 handed PLO game, 1-2, button straddle for 15. Only four players present. SB, BB, UTG, and Button. Button straddles 15, blinds are chatting, UTG calls 15 while blinds are chatting away. I ...
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How much to raise pre-flop in a late position with a reasonably good but not outstanding hand?

I am a beginner who's learning to play Hold'em Poker by playing fake money games at Pokerstars. Suppose there are 6 of us and I am at the button. I have QJo. Everyone before me limps. I want to play ...
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Hand Analysis for AKs (vs. Likely Monster) Early in Tourney

Game Info $350 Live Tournament 8-handed Hand Info Cards: AKs (Diamonds) Hero Position: Big Blind (BB) Villain Position: Under the Gun (UTG) Hero Stack: 29,000 Villain Stack: 27,500 Other Info ...
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Is the big blind player allowed act if other players go all-in for at most the big blind amount?

Assuming the blinds in a NLHE cash game are $50/$100, three players are dealt in, and the players have these stack sizes before posting the blinds: UTG player: $100 SB player: $100 BB player: $200 ...
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Does the OTG strategy for heads-up limit Hold'em give a positive reward against a non-optimal opponent?

Consider the game of Rock-Paper-Scissors (1v1), +1 when we win, -1 when we loose. An OTG strategy is to select each sign uniformly at random. Unfortunately, this strategy will give you an expected ...
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Good fold or losing play? AK on AK988

Live 2/5 NLH, 8 handed. Splashy and trappy UTG (900) limps. Hero (4000) in UTG+1 is dealt AhKd and raises to 30. ATC HJ (3300) calls 30, tight passive SB (1600) calls 30, BB folds, UTG calls 30. ...
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Do mucked cards call themselves in Omaha?

While playing no limit Omaha we had a difference of opinion on the rules. The situation was: Player 1 showed 3 of a kind with their 2 selected hole cards Player 2 showed 2 pair with their 2 selected ...
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How to play AK hand against poor players anticipating that many of them will call you?

I was playing live limit Texas Hold'em against 6 other people (friends gathering). One opponent was pretty good, other 5 were bad players. I was the dealer and had AK. The good opponent was at the UTG ...
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Do poker players wait for a specified amount of time before making a move

Suppose you have 15 seconds to decide on a next move. Is it worth to deliberately always wait those 15 seconds and make your move just before your time expires? My reasoning is that by doing this you ...
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Does a royal flush with 2 wild cards beat a royal flush with one wild card?

We understand that, when playing with wild cards, 5 aces is best overall. This means that one of the "aces" is actually a joker, and that the hand has, say, two aces of hearts, or spades, or ...
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Which websites allow you to buy-in with a very small stack?

Recently, I’ve been reading about a small stack strategy for cash games. It involves entering the table with only 20 big blinds. Unfortunately, it seems that many poker websites (e.g. 888poker and ...

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