Questions tagged [odds]

Odds refer to a ratio. This can take many forms - 2 examples are pot odds, which is the ratio of the amount in the pot vs. the amount to call, and implied odds, which is the ratio of the amount you think you can win based on future betting vs. the amount to call.

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Calculating odds of making a hand at any point in the game

I'm creating a live odds tracker and need to know the odds of making every possible hand at any point in the game, the information I have is: Number of Outs Number of cards left in the deck Cards ...
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Odds for straight or flush on the flop

What are the odds of hitting a straight or a flush on the flop with 2 suited cards that are max 3 cards apart, meaning: A2s, A3s, A4s, A5s, 23s, 23s, 24s, 25s, 34s .... AKs
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How do I use combination math to calculate at least two spades in the first 3 cards in a stud game

I'm generally good with math, but probability calculation just seems to fight me. I'm trying to develop a formula to determine the odds of hitting at least 2 spades, given that the player is dealt ...
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How to calculate Poker hand percentages?

https://www.888poker.com/poker/poker-odds-calculator Like on the link above, all I get when I google this is how to calculate pot odds. I am not looking for that. If you go to the link above and add ...
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Pre-flop decision making factors

I am looking for easy to spot key factors for a pre-flop decision making - right before one either folds, calls or raises. The settings is 9 players table, No-Limit Hold'em Cash Game. The factors I ...
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What's the probability of each poker combination winning the showdown?

I play a poker-like game on a casino site, which offers dynamically changing coefficients for each hand on the table. Each round (blind, preflop, flop, turn) gamblers can bet that one of each hands ...
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Tying the pot and EV of a poker hand

Just recently heard of the concept of Expected Value of a hand. This guy explained it well: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiPmaif9szQ But there is still one case he hasn't looked at. It is a split ...
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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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Calculating odds with 2 cards to come

As far as I understand, odds of hitting a draw are calculated like this: On flop-to-turn: (47/outs) - 1 = result-to-1 On turn-to-river: (46/outs) - 1 = result-to-1 The above are calculations of ...
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Calculating my bet size if I know my bluff % to make villain indifferent

I'm trying to work out the formula to figure out what percentage of the pot I need to bet if I want to make the villain indifferent to calling. A similar question has a response by paparazzo where he ...
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Confusion regarding calculating odds in flops

I was going through an article where it's written: "For example, if you hold two hearts, and there are two on the flop, you have nine outs to hit your draw, giving approximation of 18 percent to hit ...
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What mnemonic rules are helpful in poker calculations?

Given that precise EV calculations require one to operate with rather uncomfortable numbers, approximations are used along with simplified models. For instance, the rule of 4 and 2 allows you to ...
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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 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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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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Poker tips backed by facts

I am looking for a list of quick poker facts similar to what WSOP (App) shows when a game is loading. For e.g. A player with a two pair at flops has a 16.7% chance of getting a full house. I am ...
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Odds of runner runner

Say you are playing 5♥ 6♥ Flop comes up A♥ T⋄ 4♣ You have runner runner straight and flush draws. What is your chance of trips or better by the river? This ...
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Quads sevens 5 times in one night

I got quad sevens five times in 3 hours . The first three times were within the same round of ten hands. Without a technical explanation what are the odds of three times in ten hands and five times ...
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Why is it easier to make a flush than a straight with four cards already matching?

In draw poker with five cards, if I have four cards with an open-ended straight draw, why is it a lower probability to get the fifth card for the straight than if you have four cards in a flush and ...
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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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Odds of getting four-of-a-kind three hands in a row

What are the odds of this happening? Texas Hold 'em. 7 Players. Someone got 4 of a kind (8's) on a hand. Pocket 8's and 2 on the board. On the next hand, someone else got 4 of a kind, and it was ...
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What is the odd of hitting flush when you have nothing

What is the odd of filling 4 suited cards by river to make a flush? This would be starting from the "flop" in hold 'em, and starting from the fourth card, all of which are suited, in seven card stud.
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poker hand probability

I am wondering how many hands played on avg would it take for a bad beat jackpot of losing with quad 8s or better happen(must use both hole cards). I do not know how to do the math. Thank you so much ...
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Odds of getting aces in PLO?

What are the odds of picking up aces in pot limit omaha? Or in other words, if I take four cards out of a deck, what are the odds of at least two of them being an ace?
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What are the odds of getting the same four-of-a-kind twice in a row?

Several years ago, I was playing Limit Hold'Em at the Palms. I had pocket sixes, and ended up turning those into quads. Then, the very next hand -- from a different, auto-shuffled deck -- I got pocket ...
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Additional Odds for Flush Draw, by hitting two paris or three of a kind, as well - How to calculate Runner-Runner?

Following an example from MIT Poker Course (slides can be found here, example starts at p9), where the odds are calculated from a drawing flush hand. In the example, the situation is the following: ...
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What are the odds I will hit my flush? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do to calculate my odds in a hand? If I have 2 cards of the same suit in the hole, and 2 board cards with those suits on the flop, what are the chances that I will ...
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How many people need to call to make a bet on a flush draw worthwhile? [duplicate]

In Texas Hold'Em, after the flop, let's say you are holding two spades, and the flop comes out with two spades. Now you have a flush draw. How many people need to call your bet in order for there to ...
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Distinct head-to-head match ups in holdem

So I'm not very good at math, but I'm trying to improve. I'm trying to understand this calculation that I read in Wikipedia, But I find it to be confusing, I would appreciate a clarification. I ...
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Odds Of Someone Having A Flush

I recently played at a rather loose table where it seemed to be acceptable practice to chase a flush no matter what amount of bets were made. Let's say you are at a 9 player table. There are 2 suited ...
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What are the odds of drawing the idiot end of the straight flush on the flop

I once flopped a straight flush. Only it was the idiot end of the straight flush, and I lost all chips (of course). The other player had also flopped a straight flush - the higher end straight flush....
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What are the odds of a at least a certain amount of aces being dealt depending on the number of players?

I'm interested to know what the odds are of at least a certain amount of aces being dealt anywhere, depending on the amount of players. Zero Aces | At least 1 Ace | At least 2 Aces | At ...
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Speculative hand with a lot of draws

Say you are playing 7♥ 8♥ in position and call a min raise pre. Flop comes up Q♥ 7⋄ 6♣ On the flop villain bets 1/2 the pot. How do you play it out? Both ...
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Can anyone suggest a limit holdem training app for Android?

First time poster in this part of the world, so apologies if I've posted this in the wrong area. In short; I used to play a lot of Poker in University over a decade ago, and then continued to play ...
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Swings in online poker [closed]

It seems which ever site I play the swing from me being ahead, to the other player winning the pot seems to happen a disproportionate amount of the time. One, two and three card outers seem to happen ...
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Odds of losing multiple set over set hands vs hitting a royal

I just finished a terrible session. Can't really feel bad about it as it was really cold decks. But I feel like I have better odds of hitting a royal than I do of catching this much run bad ever again....
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How to Calculate the Possibility of a Straight

I am trying to work out how to calculate the possibility of a straight occurring during the flop. I have some basic understanding from websites and online videos, but I’m unable to work out some of ...
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It`s split pot if [duplicate]

If is A 2 3 4 5 heart down. X have 6 7 heart and Y have 8 9 heart . It's split pot becouse is A down or Y win?
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Calculating poker odds without knowing opponents cards

This question is about calculating odds without knowing the opponents cards. Calculating odds are an essential part of playing poker, and many online poker sites offer calculation services, such as ...
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Worst possible matchup for aces pre-flop in pot limit omaha

I ran the numbers on hand 1: A♥A♣3♠2⋄ versus hand2: 6♣7♣8♥9♥. Turns out aces have 46.82% equity. Significantly less than 50! I chose this matchup,...
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odds and pot odds and when to bet what

I am wondering in what cases it is more profitable to play with your odds (for example bet 15% of pot when you have 18% winning odds) and when its better to give your opponent bad odds to call? Take ...
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What are the odds?

Several years ago, I played at a $3-$6 limit table (Texas No-Fold 'em) and on one hand, five players stayed in after the blind was raised and capped. The flop came A-3-7. More bets, no folds. The turn ...
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Drawing and pot odds

There is one thing I still dont really understand about odds. So imagine I have a flush draw on the flop and the villain holds top pair. The pot is 100 after villain bets 40 so we got 2.5:1 odds to ...
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Is there a calculator that shows what my “potential” odds are?

I always make the newbie mistake of waiting for the flush or straight. I was wondering if there is a website or an app that, after I put in the two cards in my hand, and then the cards in the flop, it ...
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can someone tell me what the chances are of this hand that me and my poker boys played tonight?? quads and a full house

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23xhlYJEvpo&feature=youtu.be P1 was dealt AA vs P2 was dealt QQ Flop A 4 Q River Q Turn 6 does anyone actually know the odds of the quads aswell as a full house ...
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Probability of (atleast) one opponent achieving a combination

calculating my own odds is pretty easy. But for me it's very challenging to calculate the opponent's odd yet. Got a very nice book which focuses at exactly this problem. The problem: It just shows the ...
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Chances of an opponent not having a flush on 3-flush board

If there are 5 cards on the board and 3 of them are hearts and I don't have any hearts in my hand, what is the probability of someone else NOT having 2 hearts in their hand?
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How this hand should have been played?

I am playing 1-2 NL Holdem. I am holding JQ off-suit. There is a raise of $15 by SB. BB calls and i called. Total pot here is $45. Now there are 3 plays in the game. Flop comes 9 10 2 rainbow. The ...
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Confused about pot odds

I wanted to practice my implied and pot odds calculating skills and found this website online http://www.philnolimits.com/uploads/8/1/8/9/8189328/practice_pot_odds_and_expected_value_problems.pdf And ...
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Probability / odds to flop flush or 4 flush

What are the odds of flopping a flush or 4 flush? Obviously you need to have suited hole cards.