# 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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 / 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.
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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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### Texas Hold'em heads up pre-flop AK vs 89s

According to online calculators: A♥K♦ (57.91%) vs 7♣8♣ (41.71%) A♥K♦ (59.42%) vs 8♣9♣ (40.19%) A♥K♦ (58.59%) vs 9♣T♣ (41.00%) Why is 8♣9♣ worse odds than the other 2? I assume it has something to ...
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### In 5-card stud does 2 kings beat 2 jacks and 2 threes? [duplicate]

King of Diamonds, King of hearts, 3 of diamonds, 5 of diamonds and a Queen of hearts in one hand. The other player has Jack of spades,Jack of diamonds, 3 of clubs, 3 of hearts and a 6 of hearts. Which ...
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### math for hands against you

Most of the reading material on poker odds have to do with the possibility of you getting a certain target hand based on what you are holding. For instance, what are the chances of you getting a ...
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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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### Odds on flopping a Royal Flush?

Playing tourney Omaha hi/lo split last night, I hit a Royal Flush on the flop, we were 9 handed at the time and I'm wondering if anyone out there knows the odds on that happening
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### Worst possible matchup pre flop

Statistically what is the worst possible hole card matchup pre flop?
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### How do I calculate the odds my best hand is better than any possible hand an opponent can make?

After figuring out the best possible hand I can make from the 2 known cards in my hand and the 5 known cards on the board, how would I calculate the odds that my best hand is better than any hand my ...
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### Seven card stud odds shortcuts

Are there shortcuts similar to the rule of 2 and 4 in Texas Hold'em, for calculating odds in the seven card stud poker variations?
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### Running it twice, odds calculation

I'm looking at a setting in a No limit Texas Hold'em hand. We start the hand with 6 people, only two will go to the flop. Ok, I'll admit this is a very unlikely situation: Player 1 starts the hand ...
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### Chance of hitting 3 of a kind

Playing with play money online, blinds are 500/1000. Both villain and I have deep stacks, around 230,000 for me and roughly 180,000 for him. I have AA, he raises, I 3-bet and he 4-bets all-in. At ...
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### Calculating Pot Odds on multiple re-raises

NLHE: Suppose you are on a small suited connector (6s5s) on BB and want to see the flop for cheap. How do you deal with 2 villains who keep re-raising each other one BB at a time, giving you good odds ...
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### Why is AK vs 22 a coinflip?

Why is 22 vs AK a flip? What's the calculation behind this theory because AK has more outs than 22, as AK has 6 outs and 22 has 2 outs, is that right?
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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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### Poker Outs Odds Tourney Heads Up

I was watching poker on tv and one guy had 7♥4♠, the other had A♠8♣ and the flop was 6♥2♥8♥. The commentator said it was a flip between the two - wouldn'...
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### Wins versus ties

This is for ranking the 169 starting hands. Based on a simulation I have win, loss, ties for each hand. Not sure how to credit the ties. Lets say one hand is 40 (win), 40 (loss), 10 (tie) And ...
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### Call with AK odds

Say you are facing an all in with AKs and put your opponent on AA, KK, or QQ What odds do you need to call?
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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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### Bluff the river - how often do I need a fold

Playing out of position on the river and missed your hand. Have played in a manner that you can represent a good hand. You are considering bluffing. How often do you need to get fold to make the ...
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### Pots odds versus bluff rate to call on the river

You get to the river and you have nothing but a bluff catcher. Bottom pair on a scary board. If they made their hand they have they have you beat. But you can beat on outright bluff. But you are ...
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### Probability of 3card flush and 2 card flush from 5 cards

Got a question I can't quite wrap my head around. I would like to know the probability of getting a 3 card flush out of 5 cards and having the other 2 cards be a flush of a different suit. I think ...
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### Most possible outs on river. And you are behind

Title says it all. What is the most possible outs on the river? And you are behind. With example cards please - not just a number.
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### What are the odds of at least one player getting a hand from a range?

I've been trying to work this out for a while but I'm really struggling. I know the odds for a single player getting a hand from a range is simply: Combinations of hands in range / Total possible ...
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### Odds of flush on flush

What is the chance of flush on flush with a single opponent? And hitting the flush? Both player have suited hole cards (same suite).
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### Best cards to hit a straight

Which cards have the best chance of making a straight?
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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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### How are chances of winning pot worked out?

http://uk.pokernews.com/poker-tools/poker-odds-calculator.htm The website link above calculates odds for winning with a certain hand and the percentages are adjusted based on how many players haven't ...
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### How often should I be seeing four of a kind statistically?

Some context about why I'm asking: I seem to be seeing another player, or myself, having 4 of a kind once every 100 - 150 hands. This has happened in the region of 20+ times over the course of 2 ...
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### Poker Calculator

How would one go about writing a poker calculator? Plug in 1-X starting hands then return the percentage of wins.
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### When taking pot odds into account after the flop, use chance of hitting with next two cards, or just the next card

After the flop, for pot odd does the rule of 2 or the rule of 4 apply, or said differently, do you take into account that there are still two card to come, or do you just look at the next card? To ...
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### Question of the interpretations of Pot Odds and Pot Equity, MATH

In the middle is 10 dollars, someone bets 5. I have to call 5 dollars in order to win 10 dollars. My Pot Odds - 5:10 = 1:2 I can interpret it as that i can lose 2 games and win 1 and I ll be break-...
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What are the odds of getting quadded when you have the highest full house on the table? I would reckon it's very rare, but I have done it once to an opponent.
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### Pocket Aces at a 8-10 Player Table

What are the odds of another player at an 8 or 10 player table having an ace when you're dealt pocket aces?
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### Squeeze Play - What and How [closed]

What is a squeeze play? When and how do you execute it?
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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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### Should I have shoved all in on this flop?

This happened in a \$1/\$2 NL game. The player on the button raised to \$6. 3 others call, including me with 3♥5♥. The flop is K35 (different suits). Everyone checks to the button who bets ...
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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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### What's the Probability of hitting the board on the Turn or the River

I've been looking for the answer to this for a while. I have my lovely Ace-King and I missed the flop. The flop is 9 5 2 rainbow. For several reasons, I put my opponent for a top pair (9 - kicker) or ...
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### 5 cards draw odds

I have three cards of the same suit. What are the odds of receiving two more cards of the same suit? If the number of players is important, assume 5 players on the table.
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### How many ways to shuffle a standard deck of 52 cards?

Most likely you've had a situation, where you look down at your pocket cards, and they're exactly the same as the hand before. If they're junk, you suspect that the dealer is being lazy and didn't ...
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