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What happens when a player announces a check while there is an active bet?

Example situation: The flop comes. Alice checks. Bob pushes forward a small bet. Eve (perhaps misreading) says "check." Does Eve have to: fold call act again by announcing a fold, call, or raise I ...
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Does the “the theory of poker applied to no limit” cover all the contents in “The Theory of Poker” both by David Sklansky?

I haven't read the "The Theory of Poker" and am planning to start reading. Then I found the newest book "the theory of poker applied to no limit". So I am wondering which one should I start? I play ...
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Conflict on a straight [duplicate]

So tonight my fiancé had a 9,10. And my brother in law had 9,K. On the board it was 6,7,8,10,J. So I know that you can only use 5 cards total. And I was thinking split pot. Was I right or wrong ...
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Hi lo poker. Low hand ties

What happens in hi lo when there is a tie for the best hand Hi and lo. Was playing recently and when all in with another player and we both had the exact same hand. A2345. I was told that I lose ...
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Does AA have the highest Equity in “double-board-bomb-pot” with 9 players?

I fielded a Poker StackExchange question the other day about whether AA is the best starting hand in Texas Hold-Em No Limit vs. 8 other players. Indeed, it is so. Now I have a variant of this ...
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Online poker equity calculators not consitent

I'm developing a poker software for some time already, and decided to compare the results of my game with several popular online poker equity calculators. I'm surprised that out of 4 different ...
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What happens when a big blind player is low on chips in heads-up game

Let's Say it's an online NLHE game and there are two players on the table. SB/BB = 10/20 Players: Player 1 (BB): 10 chips left Player 2 (SB) (Button) : 1500 chips left So What Happens now is that ...
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How to play against limp call?

I play low stakes online poker (0.01/0.02) and I really don't know what to do in the following situation. I am in late position, say the cut-off, and 3 players before me all limp. I have a good KQs ...
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How to configure a HUD for Omaha game?

I donwloaded a HUD for playing Omaha for first time recently. I guess the default configuration is accurated for Holdem and not for Omaha. What stats are important in Omaha game?
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blogs of David Sklansky

I used to read Sklansky's blogs on 2+2, and he put some of those articles into books like eg 'poker, gaming, and life' and 'DUCY'. I really enjoyed it. But that was 10 years ago. Does David Sklansky ...
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Basic Texas Hold'em Rules Clarification

I'm trying to learn the rules for Texas Hold'em, and the different rules I've been reading online left me with the following questions unanswered: In pre-flop, do the small blind and big blind ...
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Convenient percentage of hands played on a Omaha table of 6 players

I play Omaha for fun, but well allbody wants to win. I realized, after reading "The big play strategy", I had a high percentage of hands played: ~40% playing in 6 players tables. I have been trying ...
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How are pots built with folded players

I am trying to implement how pots are built involving folded players. Any additional examples that demonstrate all the edge cases are appreciated. For example: A is all-in with 100 B is all-in with ...
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Is there a term for too many players for a single deck?

I realized that if there were 9 players, that would leave the deck with 7 cards after first deal, and then it wouldn't work to swap out cards for players without difficulty. Is there a term for this ...
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Normal percentage of a player that staking them completely in an event buys you?

I think there have been cases where the player puts up half and the staker puts up the other half and they split the winnings 50/50 (or close to that) but what of 100% where the player puts up nothing ...
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If another player thinks he saw a dealt card, when must it be replaced?

I was playing in a house tournament where the players deal their own cards. I was dealt my second card a little high (helicopter style), but it did not flip over or anything. I had pocket Ks. The ...
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Is it acceptable to ask for clarification after the hand had been started?

Our neighborhood game plays dealer's choice with many strange variations and a few non-standard hand ranking. Is it acceptable to ask for clarification after the hand had been started? A few players ...
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So I have a preflop raise-fold range, but what if someone raises before me?

So I have learnt the standard charts for 9-man raise-fold preflop with no earlier raisers. How do I adjust for a raiser in a certain position? Surely there should be call-3bet charts but I cannot find ...
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Why aren't ranges the top x amount of hands with the most pre-flop equity?

I found a standard range online for the cutoff which is QJs and above plus pocket pairs. Even though there are hands in between 2's and QJs such as QTs. Is it valid for your range in any position to ...
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Out of turn action

UTG is thinking. UTG +1 raises out of turn for 5BBs. He apologies and takes his money back. UTG, doesn't see that, UTG +1 had raised and he raises to 2.5BBs. Questions: 1) Does UTG +1 can just call ...
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Show hand in a HEADs UP situation to the raiser while playing MTT

playing a MTT: UTG goes ALLIN (35-40BB, it covers me). The action fold to me on the big blind. Can I show my cards to the raiser to get more information? Just want to know if I CAN do that or not.
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Posting Small and Big Blinds simultaneously

I'm curious in which case player posts big and small blinds simultaneously in Texas hold'em game. I recall it has something to do with letting button go through all players before joining the game.
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What's the best hand against 9 people in the hand?

Imagine the situation you can choose any 2 cards against 9 other players with random cards, is AA mathematically going to have the most equity?
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What types of fees are allowed for home games?

Obviously anyone who has been around or seen Molly's Game knows that it is illegal to take a rake of each pot without the proper gaming licenses. But are any other fees acceptable? For example, let's ...
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What to do here?

Im in this situation sometimes and I'm always as insecure of what to do here. When this hand goes into a 3-bet, 4-bet and then they shove. Ofcourse it depends on table structure and what not but if ...
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Final table at tournament, two players avoiding eliminating each other — what can the tournament director do?

In the early 1990s poker was very different. In particular, almost any behavior was tolerated: players threw cards at the dealer, said enough to bring a dealer to tears, "accidentally" burnt a dealer ...
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How to play with pocket 10 in low stack situation?

How to play with pocket 10's in low stack situation?
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Tournament: Should I call this Button-shove?

45 player turbo tournament, 9-handed, 7 places paid, 17 players remain. I am among the top players with 21 BB, average stack is about 10 BB. Only one other player on my table has as many chips, he ...
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Cheating by 2 or more players playing “best hand?”

Many years ago I read in a book by Scarne (title not sure of and there might have been different content in different editions) where one of the players in Rothstein's last game confesses to having ...
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How much do poker rooms pay to use the Bravo waiting list / comp system?

What are the general contract terms that casinos pay for the Genisis Bravo system? For context, the system provides tools for poker room management. http://www.genesisgaming.com/services
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Average graph of high-ranking players' chips vs. hands played in major tournaments

(I haven't been able to find information elsewhere, so I'm asking here.) What is the typical graph of chips vs. proportion of tournament lifetime for players who did very well in a tournament (...
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How Does EV Change As More Cards Come Up?

I am trying to find a resource/simulator that tracks how EV changes as more cards get delt throughout the hand and then showing the overall EV (assuming an average of all the different EVs at each ...
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How can I calculate my total odds given different possible events?

Let's suppose I have 25% probability of drawing the winning hand, equal to odds of 3:1. Let's also assume that I’ve tracked my opponents and calculate that there is a 50% chance they will fold to a ...
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Can showing cards in a tournament constitute a call to an all-in?

I faced the following situation today in a Texas Holdem No Limit tournament and would be interested in hearing views on what is correct. Preflop Player A shoves all-in. Player B calls. Player C goes ...
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Is there a formula to calculate starting hand ranking?

I'm about to do some research with Nash tables, now I want to create an equity heatmap for the starting hands. Is there any canonical way to calculate their relative rank? Perhaps a conventional ...
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What's the chance my opponent has a better flush?

Given my following hand JhQd, playing against one single opponent On the river we have the following 5-cards combination, 6h9hQh9s2h. Then, there are 8 unseen hearts of which 2 of them can beat my ...
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How is percentages calculated for specific player?

If I wanted a player to know their chance of winning their current hand but not the real chance, i.e knowing the discarded cards or everyone's actual hands, how would I calculate that, and does player ...
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How to play when you block all your opponents' value range

This is a generic question on what is a good strategy when flopping the nuts like quads, particularly when there are no scare cards on turn/river. It seems like any quads always freeze action because ...
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Can I top off my stack and add more chips without telling the dealer?

At the casino, I carry extra chips in my pocket that are not in play yet. I use those chips to top off my stack whenever it goes below 100 BB. As long as I respect the maximum buy-in rule, can I ...
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Folding to a check

Once in a while, my post flop cards are so bad (no chance of making a hand), that, if, I am light into the pot, I will simply fold to a check....I don't want to be in the hand...maybe I need to go to ...
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Odds for AAAKK Full House in Flop with 8 Players

Today we have a casual game with 8 people (including me), and in table was Full House with AAAKK. What are the odds for this flop? also, have you seen this in recorded games?
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Which flush wins [duplicate]

Sorry I know questions like this have been asked but I can't find anything on this specific hand. Who wins this hand: Board is 9H 2C JH KH 6D Player 1 shows QH 3H for the flush Player 2 shows 10H 8H ...
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Does this hand make sense?

This hand is part of the IRC poker database. It's a limit heads-up game with a $10 small bet and a $20 big bet. The database shows the following actions for the two players "Carcass" and "num": ...
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Is there a situation where a player has a right to act even though all the bets are equalized

I am trying to understand the end condition for a betting round action. Can we say it's when the all the bets are equal for all involved players in the hand. With one exception of Preflop BB has a ...
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How does the middle pot's built between flop turn river

I want to know how the pot's built, for a poker app project. Consider an example: 100/200 blinds 3 handed Button SB BB. Cards are dealt, the middle pot is 0 with actions bb 200 and sb 100. On preflop,...
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How to keep tract of next to act if first to act player folds?

Three handed game with Button SB BB, first to act is Button Calls, SB folds, BB Checks. Now on the flop normally it's SB to act but it's folded, now who's to act next? The reason I am asking is I am ...
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Disclosure of info

If player a inadvertently sees player B's hand as they look at their cards is either player obligated by rule to disclose this info to other players at the table?
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Should I use Effective M on 9-Max Tournaments?

In Tourneys I'm using Harrington M-ratio to determine actions and opponent ranges. My question is should I use Effective M with 9-Max full ring tables (using a 9/10 factor), or I should just use raw ...
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Full house vs Full house weak [duplicate]

how can i lost with a A2 vs 68 full house? i dont know
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What is the probability of a three player split pot?

This actually happened in a bar poker game. The board was 9s-2c-9c-3s-5d. When hold cards were flipped all three players had A-4, making three low straights. Just curious what the odds are on that ...

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