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Equity in a pot is a players expected share of the pot, expressed either as a percentage (probability of winning) or expected value (amount of pot * probability of winning).

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Largest cumulative equity swing

I don't know the best way to phrase this question, so I'll apologize in advance if it seems a little confusing. I also don't know if it's more appropriate for poker.se or stats.se (or some other forum-...
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What to do when your range has higher equity but less made hands on a specific board?

Let's say villain on the cutoff (CO) raised first in. Hero on the button (BN) 3-bet and CO calls. Flop comes Ts9c8s. Using my ranges (shown in the screenshot below) as well as equilab I noticed that ...
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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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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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Could it happen, from a theoretical point of view, that all players at a table tie?

I know of hands where the pot gets split among 2 or 3 players, but could it ever occur that the same happens for 4, 5, 6 players and so on up to 9, at least from a theoretical point of view? If so, ...
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Can someone explain in simple terms what equity means?

I've seen examples where commentators mention that he has a good equity to make a call. I do understand what poker odds are. Can some one give a simple example to help understand what equity/fold-...
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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'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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Is there a software available that I can use to calculate outs?

Simply put, I don't wish to know the odds, or the equity. I'm simply looking for a software than can help finding out outs given the hand and board information is fed into the program. Thanks!
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Poker Combinatorics: Compare pot odds with what?

I'm getting a little confused studying Poker Combinatorics. (a) Some suggests comparing Pot Odds with [Combinations you beat - calling this equity%]. (b) Some suggest comparing Pot Odds with [Hero's ...
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What is the Villain's equity against Hero's cards in this hand?

In the following hand, please find the Villain's equity of his assumed range. Please share method of calculation and refrain from using equity finding tools. Hero: Qs 4d Villain: JJ+ Board: 7c Qc Ks ...
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Is there a way to submit / view data into pro poker tools from a mobile device?

Not sure if Pro Poker Tools is open source. IF not , is there anything similar you could call from an android app that makes these calculations ? API that one could program a mobile app to call ?
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How to access detailed range against range equity?

I am trying to find a software that would display a detailed version of equity. let me explain. Let's say I want to compute the equity of range 1: [AA,KK,QQ] against range 2 : [78s,TT,AKo] If I ...
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What's wrong with my equity calculation?

When answering this question, I went ahead and tried to do a manual equity calculation for the scenario described (7♥4♠ vs A♠8♣ on a board of 6♥2♥8♥), ...
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Equity in calculating my range vs opponent range

I'm trying to find a way to assess how good my postflop hands are in my open source pokerbot. Normal equity calculation certainly gives an indication how good the hands are if we play until the river ...
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Equity with ranges

What equity do I have in the following situation: Board: 3⋄9♥A♠7♠Q♥ Hero: K♠K♣ Villain 1: Top 25% Villain 2: Top 25% According to this calculator, ...
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Calling on river with pair of Aces?

I have the hand history as below where I folded on the river. Assuming no ranges I have equity of around 85%. But given the opponent's preflop play I would give it a range of around 15-20%, which ...
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Assumptions about opponents' ranges for equity calculation for pokerbot at Turn and River

We are currently working on an open source poker bot and are trying to enhance how the ranges are handled. At the moment we are using tables based on pokersnowie's preflop play, to assess what ranges ...
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Avg equity on flop vs range

I'd like to calculate the average of the equities on the flop in Texas Holdem for a particular starting hand vs. particular ranges. PokerStove can nicely do this except that it calculates the equities ...
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equity issue with equity calculator software

sorry for what is likely a straightforward question but when using equilab I see the following: my hand: 8♥8⋄ board (flop+turn): 6♥8♣Q♣K⋄ If I calculate ...
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How to calculate preflop equity in hand vs hand

What I really want to know is how is the procedure that pokerstove like software use to calculate the equity of one hand against another.
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Equity calculation

Flop = T♥ 7♥ 6♥ Player 1 = 4♠ 3♥ Player 2 = 5♥ 2♠ Whats the equity of Player 1 on this flop ? Equity calculators give it 43.54% (18.5% for tie and ...
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Calculating equity of ranges

I want to calculate the equity of a range against another range. The problem is: how does one weight the different hands in each range? For example: Let us say we have the range {AA, 76o} and ...
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Area under graph in PPT simulations

On the site http://propokertools.com/simulations you have the ability to do equity simulations and also to graph the minimum equity% on flops. What does the area under the curve of the PPT graph ...
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How big an edge can you have on a tournament field ? ROI vs edge question

The situation: You are playing a deep stack tournament with 300BB starting stack. Let's suppose you have exactly 300% ROI in this field, in this specific tournament. UTG goes all-in on the first hand, ...
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