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Questions tagged [gto]

Game theory optimal play, or GTO, refers to a strategy that is unexploitable. If 2 players following game theory optimal played against each other forever, neither would win money in the end. Any deviation from game theory optimal strategy, against another player using game theory optimal strategy,...

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Calling Pot Odds vs. Your Opponent's Bluffing Odds

From Mastering Small Stakes Holdem: What is going on in the first paragraph? Does it mean that if an opponent is laying your 2:1 pot odds, and if he is playing GTO, he will have ensured that 33% ...
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GTO principles - Indifference: what am I missing?

TLDR I've read around that the GTO action is the one that makes your opponent indifferent to something. Could anyone be as precise as possible stating this? Indifferent to any action? Indifferent to ...
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Is this proper GTO

A popular hand between Alec Torelli and Doug Polk at the Bike Both solid pros and have popular YouTube channels They both have reviews of this hand Polk will play exploitative but he is more GTO Alec ...
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Mathematically speaking, is open-limping that bad?

I do not limp, well in some rare situations I do but that's not the question. I would like to know why limping is bad mathematicaly speaking. There are many responses to the "limping is bad" question ...
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Balanced Continuation Bet range

Assume a 100bb NL game 6max game. Hero is on the Button on Open raises 3BB with a 55% range The BB calls (25% range). On a Board Axx a lot of players cbet a large portion of their range (60% - 90%) ...
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Expected Value for SB und BB in NL HU (GTO)

Lets consider a NL HU Match 100BB deep (no rake). Both players are playing GTO (game theoretical optimum). Lets assume in the GTO Strategy the SB open limps or open raises r times and open folds f ...