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Versão beta do`zoom', o novo formato de jogo do PokerStars,já está disponível

Paciência é uma virtude",já dizia o ditado... Eu concordo, mais também sei muinto bem que no mundo moderno nem sempre temos muinto tempo disponível. Existem aqueles dias onde podemos dedicar horas e ...
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How can I use poker hand histories to datamine [on hold]

I have a database of poker hand histories and am looking to use these to datamine. However I don't how to go about converting the hand histories into something I can use. I am certain this has been ...
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Which player bets first, relative to the dealer chip, if there are only 3 players left? What about 2?

My understanding, when blinds are involved, is that the following rules apply to "Who Bets First" in Poker: 1) After the cards are dealt, before the flop, the player to the left of the big blind bets ...
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Small stakes $1-$2 $200 Cap - What to do inside straight flush draw?

This is a Monday night game, so players aren't to splashy, everyone is playing pretty tame somewhat of a laggy, passive table. I am able to take advantage with some aggressive bets and increase my $...
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What to consider in order to build a Pre-Flop range chart (Hold-em)?

I know there is a ton of pre-flop open/3-bet range charts online (even in this forum). But, I am trying to understand the "main" considerations people use to build them. I'm pretty new to the game, ...
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Etiquette: Why is it rude to ask to see a mucked bluff?

If i call i river bet and the aggressor mucks, why is it bad etiquette to request to see the hand? I get that the common understanding is that its rude unless you suspect collusion. I also get that ...
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Tie-related question [duplicate]

could you help me out please? Just saw an episode of High Stakes Poker: One player went all-in with AK, another one called with AQ. Neither of them made any hand after the river. But they split the ...
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How does one get comfortable with the honesty of online casinos? [duplicate]

I occasionally play microstake NLHE on PokerStars, and there I've recently witnessed (what feels like) a suspicious number of "unlikely" deals. The most recent was in a 6-ring game, in which 1 seat ...
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Someone else took my cards from the muck

I made a big bet and everyone folds. Following this I mucked my hand and one of the losing players reached into the muck and took my hand to have a look at it. What would be an appropriate remedy or ...
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What are the betting rounds for badugi?

The rules for Pokerstars Badugi doesn't state what bets are available. https://www.pokerstars.uk/poker/games/badugi/ Assuming it's BTN/SB versus BB and both decide to keep raising and calling if ...
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High Card Flush - seems easy to get a 3 or 4 card flush

I play Pai Gow and see three and four card flushes in almost every hand. Why are the odds not as great when playing High Card Flush? Seems to me there would be three card payouts all the time. ...
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Showing your cards after your opponent has mucked his

I was recently heads up in a poker game. My opponent bet, and I called. My opponent immediately said nice call and mucked his cards. He then demanded that I show him my hand. I refused because in my ...
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What happens to the chips in the middle if someone is disqualified?

I was running a tournament where someone said something sexist to which I pulled them up on, I also told them if they say it again I will DQ them on the spot. The rest of the night was tense but ...
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In a poker game with a double-sized deck, does a “Flush Pair” have a special rank?

Suppose I play a game of 5-card-draw with a relatively large table (>5 players), necessitating that I double the deck with two standard decks. In addition to adding 5-of-a-kind to the hand rankings (...
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what is the poker all double pair rules at the time of conflicting hand and board pair? [duplicate]

In the board, there is (QQ)(K*K)*10 my hand, J*3 opponent hand: 10*6 who will win the hand in this situation? please help me
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Poker odds calculation of winning hand type

There are a lot of libraries that calculate the winning probability of texas holdem poker player and the probability of each player having some combinations(pair, straight...). Does anyone know where ...
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Texas Holdem going all in with cards under your chips

Is it considered a muck or folding your cards if you go all in with your chips and your cards are under the chips. When you push the chips in and your cards in at the same time?
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Mucking cards in holdem

Ok so here is the scenario that played out for me last night, there were three players in the hand preflop. Player 1 pushes all in, player 2 folds, I am going to call...but, player one mucks his hand ...
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Straight vs Three of a kind in flop

I was the one last to act in a hand with T:hearts:8:hearts:. UTG raised to ($3). Everyone else folds and I called. Flop is J:hearts:9:diamonds:7:spades:. I flopped a straight and he bets the pot $8. ...
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Correct call from EV perspective? [PLO]

Hero (CO): 9d8c7d4c (stack $178) Action folds to HJ ($206), who limp $2. Hero raises to $6 from CO. Button and SB fold. BB calls ($232). HJ mcalls. Pot: $24 Flop: 2c6sAs BB and HJ check. Hero ...
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What are good poker books from the last 4 years

I've been out of poker for a few years now. I was a winning @ NL100/200 and small stakes tourney. What would be a worthwhile read since 2015?
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Need analysis of flop bluff shove

I'm playing heads-up in a cash game (only 2 players at the table). I have 40xBB. The opponent has 60xBB. I'm BB. I have A♥9♦ The villain min-raises. I raise 5xBB. He calls. The flop: J♠Q♠K♠ I go ...
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I am so confused with All-In of Limit Holdem [duplicate]

I am so confused with All-In of Limit Holdem. I searched the answer but I could not find any.... Could you please anyone explain me the rules of Call, Raise, and Complete when the amount of All-in is ...
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Who gets what and why does a player making three others fold get nothing [duplicate]

Game is Texas Hold'em Situation: Blinds 3000 and 5000 with first three players calling 5000. Fourth person, the small blind, goes all in at 6000 the following player being big blind goes all in at ...
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Pretty new to poker, wondering how this hand wins [duplicate]

Hand A: Ace of Spades, Jack of Hearts Hand B: Four of Hearts, Four of Diamonds. River: Eight of Diamonds, Seven of Hearts, Eight of Spades, Ten of Clubs, Ten of Spades. Why does Hand A win?
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My opponent turned his cards over in error

3 players betting, 4 cards on the table. 1st player bets. 2nd player goes all in. 3rd player covers the bet. 1st player covers the bet. The dealer calls, wrongly, for the players to show there ...
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Do older players tend to never bluff?

In cash no limit Hold’em, is there a pattern or behavior that older players don’t tend to bluff?
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What are the best open source bots available for NLHE (2 player and multiplayer) [closed]

Seeing bots that play as well as Libratus and Deepstack is pretty fascinating but, aren't there any good open source implementations available? I found a couple of reimplementations on GitHub that ...
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A list of funny / non competetive Poker Variants

I am about to host a small homegame. I am familiar with many variants of poker. From 8 Game over Short deck variants. Now for a birthday party and fun I am looking for "fun" variants. Like: everybody ...
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Preflop and Flop action with KK

1/1 cash home game with mostly recreational players. Villain (~$200) is loose (opens 80-90% of hands and generally will call opens prefrop with any 2 cards) but the table rarely sees 3-bets, and ...
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What happens to the little blind ante?

Three players left in the game. One is all in with $1000. Big blind is $4000. Little blind $2000 and decides to fold, pre flop.
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How to manage money in the early stages of a poker journey

I am a casual poker player that likes to spend my free time reading on poker strategies, memorizing some statistics and learning the math. Recently, i have been booking consistent wins in house games ...
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mucked or not in texas hold em

Two players,one all in. All five cards are dealt and face up. The winning player shows his hand on top of the mucked cards face up. He did not say fold, but showed his winning hand. Is that a muck?
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behavior at the poker table after a big bet

So I've seen this a couple times while I was not in the hand, but this recently happened to me in a 1/2 game and I got bet out of a hand where I had a good pocket pair. Hands starts like this: SB, BB,...
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Playing low cards in position

Hello I am wondering if it's worth while to play hands like 3h 6d in position, when nobody has raised? I would certainly fold to any pre-flop raises, but what about when nobody raises? Thanks! Andy.
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Is it legal to play online poker in New Jersey? If so, is it worth it?

If I move from NYC to NJ am I able to play online poker with real money? I see this old post, but it was asked in 2012 and last edited in 2017. I am asking again in 2019 with the recent changes in ...
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Playing the SB pre-flop in omaha cash games general strategy

When playing low stakes, no ante 6-max omaha cash games, I often find myself completely clueless on what to do pre-flop when I am in the small blind. Whether someone opened or it folded to me. The ...
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Fold AKo preflop?

When do fold AKo preflop? Let's say you just sat down at a $1-$3 $1,000 cap NLHE table with $500. Hence, you have no reads on the players. A mid position player opens with a $25 raise and has about $...
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What is the official procedure for starting a hand in texas holdem heads up?

As a dealer what are the steps I need to perform when dealing a hand during a heads up? E.g. Move Button to player 1 Collect BB from player 2 Collect SB from player 1 First card goes to...? A ...
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Small Stakes NLH 1-2 $300 Cap - What did villain have?

This is a newly formed $300 max $1-$2 No-Limit 10 man live game. I am in the small blind with: 8♥ 7♥ It goes fold, fold, limp, limp, raise to $12(villain), call, call, I call, $11, ...
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Is this HUD stat profile a nit?

Game is 50NL six max. Villain in early position raises to $1.75 (3.5xBB) pre-flop. All fold up to hero. Hero is on button. Hero's stack is $65. Villain's stack is $50. Hero has Villain on following ...
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Having a big debate need a third opinion helllp [duplicate]

So, player one has Q 5 in his hand, and player two has 2 4 . Now on the table there are 7 7 2 8 8 . Somebody please tell me, who is the winner player 1 or player 2? I say it is player one since it ...
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How does a bad beat jackpot work?

I have been hearing about bad beat jackpots ever since I started playing poker, I am not sure how they work. I have a few questions: Does the casino give out the bad beat jackpot at a set amount or ...
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Misdeal…or not?

My question regards a player being dealt 3 cards. (preflop in Texas Hold-em). In this particular situation, a player in seat #7 was dealt 3 cards but failed to notice and immediately speak up. The ...
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Pokertracking software for 6+ holdem

Have anyone here plays this format and using some tracking software? Is there any software which is safe to use and is compatible with this format?
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Do top hands also have the top expected winnings?

Pocket Aces have the highest chance of winning. However, this doesn't necessarily mean that they have the highest expected winnings. For example, a player with pocket Aces may be more aggressive, ...
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Is there a place for poker room account trading? [closed]

I'm looking for an account trading place. Account trading topic on few big poker forums I know leads to ban or a thread removal.
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Why did Pokerstars' traffic crash so much in the last years?

For about 4 years I quit playing poker, because I realized I am not good enough for me to keep on doing, so I lost touch with poker world. Yesterday, I entered some of the poker sites I used to ...
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Poker aggression - Flop, Turn and River

Given a low stakes NL Holdem game, statistics of 200+ hands are given as below. PreFlop aggression : 60% Flop aggression : 70% Turn aggression : 50% River aggression : 66% Win rate ...
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ICM: Malmuth-Harville Formula by Bill Chen 2 [duplicate]

There already is a question with answers about ICM: Malmuth-Harville Formula by Bill Chen at poker.stackexchange.com: ICM: Malmuth-Harville Formula by Bill Chen I have no rights to comment it but I ...

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