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What Should You Do When You Miss the Flop

What to do when you miss everything? Please correct me when I'm wrong, but you only make your hand roughly 1/3 of the time. So, your opponent makes his hand 1/3 of the time too. So, not making my hand ...
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Probability of flopping a straight

I was thinking about calculating the probability of flopping straights, with certain hands. First, I thought about situations: obviously the difference between two cards can't be higher than 4. If the ...
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What do they call the players stacks of chips? Like his bank or somethin'

This is such a dumb question, I know, but I've looked through several glossaries and have not found the answer. Each player has his pile of chips next to him that he uses for play. What do they call ...
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Number of two pair distinct hands

Well I'll try to be brief, reviewing the statistics about how to achieve a double pair I came to the conclusion that for each kicker of each card, (that in total 11 for each one), there are a total of ...
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Looking for website to easily create charts for starting hand ranges (Texas Holdem)

Many poker websites e.g. this one https://automaticpoker.com/strategy/free-poker-preflop-range-charts-with-printable-pdfs/ have lots of charts that rank the strength of starting hands in Texas Holdem. ...
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What does “volatility on hand” mean and how do players use it?

Towards the end of part 1 of "Harrington on Hold'em" in the section titled "A Sample Hand," Harrington writes the following: I thought I was one of the better players remaining at ...
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Who wins this hand of Texas Holden poker [duplicate]

I have king. and jack.the other guy has ace. queen.and on the table is ace. ten. ten. ten. ten. who wins
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Host Website or App for Limit Hold ‘em Tournaments

Looking to find an app or website where I can host a poker tournament that is limit hold em. I’d like to have the ability to raise the limit every 30 min. For context, we have a time limit poker ...
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Pokerstars - Do they rake on the part of the pot that is not 'effective' when the larger stack goes all-in?

Assume there are only two players in the pot, the stack size of Hero is $10, Villain $5. Hero goes all-in post-flop, villain calls. Rake 5%, is the rake $15 * 0.05 = $0.75 , or $10 * 0.05 = $0.5 ? ...
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Online Poker confusion Texas Holdem [duplicate]

The board showed two kings and two aces and a 5. I was holding a pair of 10s and the other player had a Queen and 3. The game gave him the win with 2 pair (A and K) with a Q high. Shouldn't that have ...
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One deck, five cards, three card draw

What if all players choose to draw three cards in a seven hand, one deck game? There won't be enough cars will there?
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Why are the odds 16 to 6 that any given player does not hold a pocket pair?

In the book Ken Warren teaches Texas Holdem, its explained that there are 1,326 possible combinations of hole cards. Then its explained that if you disregard suits, there are 169 possible two-hole ...
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Bill Chen's Mathematics of poker p41 : estimating paramers/ bayesian statistics

Dear members of poker stack exchange, I have trouble understanding how the P(B|A) column of the second table is computed. First of all, I guess there is a mistake in the header of this table : it's P(...
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Theory of Poker vs Theory of Poker Applied to NL

I am a beginner poker player who just started NLHE at the small/micro stakes. I was looking online for beginner books and saw several recommendations for The Theory of Poker by David Sklansky to be a ...
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How bet size affects decision for same number of players

I am new to poker, as you can tell by my question. I was wondering whether(and how) the bet size should affect my decision on calling a hand(lets say pre-flop) if the number of players that will call ...
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in texas holdem player x has q2 and player L has q10 and you have in the flop qqjA who wins [duplicate]

in texas holdem player x has q2 and player L has q10 and you have in the flop qqjA who wins
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How do estimate if the EV loss, between two strategy, is acceptable?

with poker solver, i have set two strategy on flop, optimal and simplify(more easy to use and replicable in game): Pot is 220. Effettive stack is 890. Strategy 1 - optimal : the EV is 120,62. Strategy ...
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When do you or don't bet the river headsup and you last to act?

When do you bet the river heads-up when you're last to act, the villain checks to you, and you feel that you have the winning hand? Rephrase, under what situations do you bet the river after your one ...
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I need to know who wins on texas hold em [duplicate]

These are the table cards 3 k k 9 9 My hand A-J and my opponent has 8-8 who wins?
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In 7 card stud with low card(s) wild, is A-2-3-4-5-J-J a five card high straight?

There was a disagreement that the hand was a 5 high straight as the player contended that his NON-wild card straight was valid. It was pointed out to the player that in "Low Card Wild" games ...
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Multiple player poker probability both has flush or straight

I am trying to calculate probability if 3 card Indian poker is being played between 8 players drawing 3 cards each what are chances that at least one player has either flush or straight or royal flush ...
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Ultimate Texas holdem

When playing ultimate Texas holdem why did I lose I had a pair of 2 and dealer only had a king and a jack but the 5 community cards had 2 pairs. I know there is no three pair hands but should my pair ...
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Calculating Odds for 3 of a kind

I am confused by this odds calculation here: https://www.pokernews.com/poker-tools/poker-odds-calculator.htm Basically the scenario that I have is below: I understand everything except for the 3 of a ...
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Total probability of 3 of a kind

I know the probability of getting a pocket pair is 5.88%. I know the probability of then getting the 3 card on the flop is 10.78% (removing possiblity of full house and 4K). So is the total ...
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Online Software Tournament Test Case

I am working on online poker software and there is 1 issue we faced when testing with tournaments. Let me explain the case There were 6 players in the hand p1 (SB) 2820 chips p2 (BB) 100 chips p3 ...
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What should I do when I have AKo UTG against a quite loose player and this happens

I have just sat down at a table, and I read someone as quite loose but quite passive using Poker Tracker 4. I don't think I had enough data so that is my first mistake. Here is the hand history and I ...
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Last player folds on the river

In an online Texas Hold'em game, two players are still active when the river card is dealt. The first player folds after seeing the river card. The remaining player folds and a message appear on the ...
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Tacit intra-table fraternity in MTTs

Is there such a thing as playing nice by implicit agreement among the players of the same table in a MTT? That is, few raises or no re-raises, absolutely no all-ins, no BB stealing from weak players, ...
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Ace to nine straight?

Please explain ace to nine straight in Texas Hold'Em. J,A,6,8,9 is at showdown. Winning hand has 7,A. Is the hand 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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