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Why is position so important in Omaha?

In this "Top 10 Pot Limit Omaha poker strategy tips" by Tadas Peckaitis it is said (emphasis mine): Position, position, position Yes – position. In Pot Limit Omaha, having position over ...
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A Q and A J who wins in this case [duplicate]

So we were playing poker the other day and the flop was something like A 10 4 3 2. So we both had Ace pair but because I had A J my friend took the pot. I find this a bit weird and not sure what are ...
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Comparison of the expected values of A 2 5 and 2 3 4 in razz

Which of these two starting hands, A 2 5 and 2 3 4, has the best expected value in a heads-up razz game? A real mathematical argument would be welcome. P.S. I am not asking for the EV of A 2 5 versus ...
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What is your read about this hand?

It's $1/$3 no limit holdem. I had $450 stack. I had A⋄J⋄ in early position. PreFlop: I raised to $15. A mid position player with large stack size (about $700) re-raised to $45 Everyone folded to me. ...
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Simple desktop multiplayer online poker game [closed]

All the desktop online poker games I've found seem to require large downloads and installations, and they often feature a load of unnecessary graphics like 3D avatars and environments. Is there a ...
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In dealer’s choice, choose PLO or NLH to maximise advantage of position?

Let’s assume the dealer, and the other players, are equally skilled at PLO and NLH. Are there any reasons to pick one game or the other when I’m on the button, e.g. is button-position giving more of ...
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N00b question about calculators in online poker (or choker)

(Actually, I'm asking motivated by a calculator for choker = chess + poker, but I believe the same applies to regular poker, Texas hold'em or whatever.) My context: I played poker a bit, mostly online ...
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List of countries where you can play on .com sites

I am planning to move from Spain, where I can only play on .es sites to other country to play on .com sites. Where can I find a list of countries where you can play on .com sites?
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Breaking a pair tie

Let's say two players have the following hands: Player A: 2♦️, 2♣️ Player B: 2♠️, 2♥️ How would this play out? Is it a split pot? I'm a noob trying to wrap my head around some of the rules. As I ...
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Online Poker Hosting - Legal in USA? [closed]

I'm a developer and have a poker site that I've created. I have some questions that I need advise on to avoid going down the wrong paths and being taken away in cuffs by some federal agency. Right now ...
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What is the probabilty that any of your opponents has any of specifict hands?

I'm creating a database of all choices of 7 cards out of 52. It's quite flexible because it allows to compare choices like: MyHand+FLOP+TURN+RIVER and OpponentsHand+FLOP+TURN+RIVER and tell whether my ...
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Statistical Reasoning & Games of Chance - Roulette [migrated]

1. You play roulette 500 times. A. How many times would you expect to observe a red number? B. How many times would you expect to observe 0 or 00? C. How many times would you expect to observe a ...
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Is your hand dead if you stand up and hold your cards off the table?

There were three players in the hand including myself. I had the button. person to my left makes a bet, the second player goes all in, I go all in and flip my cards accidentally before the player to ...
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What are the odds someone has a three of a kind at the same time as me?

I looked at the poker probability wiki and had a question, if I have a 4.83% chance of getting a three of a kind, how could i calculate the odds someone else would get one too, of any rank. If anyone ...
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Statistical Reasoning & Games of Chance [migrated]

Rivers Casino did an audit of all of their blackjack tables and found that the amount of money collected per night by a certain table has a mean of $6,000, a standard deviation of $200, and is ...
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Graphic showing the money travelling clockwise

It's said in poker that 'money travels clockwise', from early position toward the button. Has anyone ever constructed a graphic from live data showing this occurring? I'm sure there are stats showing ...
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Is it worth bluffing all in on the river with an ace river card?

Here's the situation from a hand today: 25 NL online (Ignition) I have 7Kd in CO. Everyone folds to me and I raise to $1. BB calls. We both have roughly $20 behind. Flop comes Td9hQd. I have a gutshot ...
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How to select hand ranges for calling frequencies?

I've been reading through Ed Miller's Poker's 1% where he advocates analyzing calling frequencies after a session. He says calling/betting should happen 70% of the time at roughly each street. He ...
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The poker chips in the case are all gone, can I buy some from my fellow player?

I played poker with friends last weekend, and at a late hour our chips in the poker case ran out. Than we bought chips from the chip leader. We gave him 10 euros and we got the equivalent in chips ...
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Counterfeit confusion in Omaha Hi-Lo

Can anyone help me to wrap my head around an explanation of counterfeiting that I think is incorrect? I have the hand on the left and I thought I could play the A2 for the low pot. The other players ...
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Player accidentally takes another players hand, is this a misdeal

Texas-Hold-em Player accidentally took another player's hand (pocket Aces) immediately to his left and looked at it, other player said that is my hand and player said do you just want to take my hand ...
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Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Examples #5

You are playing a hand of poker against one individual. Your hole cards are 8♦, 2♦ and your opponent’s hole cards are K♣, Q♣. The four cards on the table after the flop and the turn are J♦, 9♦, T♠, 5♥...
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Why are ICM values so high?

Often, in poker tournaments that use ICM, the value of the chips is higher than the actual prize pool. They also are multiples of large numbers (1,000 seems the most common). I'm assuming this is ...
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In poker can players agree to a draw and split the pot?

E.g. if there were 2 players left could they agree to call it a draw and split the pot? If so would both or neither have to show their hand to everyone who folded? Or, for that matter, if a few ...
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How to handle an all-in from the opponent on the flop?

Here's the specific scenario I ran into yesterday: It's a live 1/2 game, I have pocket kings UTG+2. UTG+3 raises to $15, everyone folds to me, I raise to $45. He calls. The flop comes 37Tr. I check to ...
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Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Example #4

Suppose in a tournament with only three players left, first place receives $6,000, second place receives $3,000, and third place receives $500. You have a 32% chance of winning first place, 30% chance ...
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Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Example #3

Let A be the event that your hole cards are AK, and let B be the event that your hole cards are both red. a. Find P(A). b. Find P(A|B). c. Are A and B independent? Why or why not?
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What hands are worth raising with in late position to capture the antes in five card draw poker?

The game is eight-handed, the antes are 1/8th of a bet, meaning there is one bet in the pot to start. You probably wouldn't want to bet two small pair in early position, because of the possibility of ...
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In five card draw poker, are there variants with multiple tiers of betting?

Is there a variant of draw poker where the bet is x before the draw and 2x afterwards? If so, how might that change your strategy?
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After semi-bluffing to balance your range, do you muck or show?

In the book The Course by Ed Miller, he recommends including hands like A5s into your 3-bet range to balance your range. Are you supposed to show after successfully bluffing? If you muck, then your ...
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What are the most active (and safe) live poker scenes in the world as of February 2021?

Where in the world is the best (read: Least restricted in a safe manner) Poker right now? I know Vegas is operational, but not great. London is a shit show. I am probably not going to make a trip to ...
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How likely is a full house on a paired board vs. a double paired board?

Recently I had a situation where I made a flush on the turn but my opponent made a full house on the river. The board was J5566 so it wasn't too difficult for anyone to make a full house in this case (...
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Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Examples

In a game of Texas Hold’em, what is the probability that your hole cards will be the same suit?
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Is the 'check out of turn' angle illegal?

I'm talking about when a player intentionally checks out of turn trying to induce a raise that he then re-raises. Technically the action has changed and his previous action cannot stand, but it feels ...
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How was this hand played? Any leaks I should be concerned about?

Game Info 0.25/0.50 Online Cash Game 6-handed Hand Info Cards: A9s (Hearts) Hero Position: Small Blind (SB) Other Info Only 2nd hand played ... just joined about 8 hands ago No reads on any ...
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How does three of a kind beat a full house? [duplicate]

Okay, this is my first day of Poker and I'm confused. Doesn't one player have 77799 which is a full house? And other player have three of kings? Caster says at one point Hellmuth needed to hit quads ...
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I don't understand why we lose with a flush, when you have 6 cards with the same symbol [duplicate]

sorry for the approximate translation (I don't speak English and i use Google Translate) but I don't understand why when we have a flush from the flop for example if the turn or the river is of the ...
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please calculate recommended bankroll for 5bb 3max sng spin games

someone big brain please provide me with recommended buy-ins for grinding 5bb sng spin games rake: 7% starting stack: 5bb players: 3 prize pool: 100x buy-in: 50 in 100.000 50x buy-in: 100 in 100.000 ...
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How much can I rely on implied odds when set mining?

I had a situation today that had me wondering whether I should call or fold after missing the flop with a low pocket pair: I had pocket 5s in a 1/3 game. I raised to $15. There were 3 callers. The ...
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Fight, Flight, and Freezing At The Table?

I'm not sure if this is the correct place to ask this question since the issue seems so subjective and I have not found any poker-related material related to this issue. I'm talking about the fight, ...
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How to detect when your opponent flopped a set?

This is one area where I lose the most amount of money in poker because board texture doesn't give too many clues as long as the opponent's bets are sized correctly. Here's one example I faced today: ...
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Is it profitable to call an all-in on the flop with a straight draw?

I had a double-ended straight draw on the flop with QJs and a KT6r board. I needed an A or a 9 to make the straight. I was last to act and facing two all-ins. Using the rule of 4 with 8 outs, I know I ...
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databases of poker games' history

Just as there are databases of high-level chess games, are there any of poker games by strong players? I believe that courts (in the USA at least) ruled that a simple record of a chess game is not ...
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How to calculate pre-flop odds with hands revealed?

I’m trying to create a backend for a Poker odds calculator. I know how to go about calculating odds post-flop, but I’m having a hard time calculating the odds pre-flop. How do I go about calculating ...
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Help me remember this EPIC hero call?

Please help me remember this famous hand. It was an epic hero call with like 6 or 10 high. They were outdoors, which is odd for poker tournaments, and it was the final hand. There was lots of wind ...
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Maximum Call Amount By Expected Value (e.g. in no limit hold'em)

Recently I started learning the basics of poker and I came across the 2015 MIT course by Kevin Desmond. In Episode 3 he mentioned the concept of Maximum Call Amount. In short, the formula to calculate ...
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Two Pair Question

So me and my buddies where playing poker and they both had 2 pair one had a 9 as the fifth card and one had an 8 but there was an ace on the board which is higher than both there 8 and 9. Is it a ...
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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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