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poker bot strategy

I have developed a poker bot still missing some small refinements but it works well, technically I mean but now for strategy I don't know how to do it because I know almost nothing about poker in your ...
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Re-raise bluffing post flop in heads-up cash game

I am struggling with Post Flop bluff raising, to a bet, playing heads-up cash game. I am unable to decide, other than big drawing hands, when to bluff raise after flop. How should I make a strategy ...
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Should I shove all in with JTT9

We are playing pot limit Omaha. I'm in the mid position plus two, it's limped to me and I call. Hijack, cutoff both folds while the dealer, SB and BB calls. Flop is 8 9 2 rainbow It checks to me and I ...
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Optimal strategy for known card distribution

Are there any optimal strategies in THNL if I know the distribution of opponent's cards at each turn?
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Can a winner muck their hand and purposely lose on showdown?

On the poker website I play on, everyone who stayed until showdown has their hands revealed at the same time. However while watching tournament videos on demand I noticed that losing player(s) ...
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Calculating odds for a 2 run scenario with Combos

So I'm trying to calculate odds of hitting a set or better by the river when holding a pocket pair for the game of flip n go on GG Poker. This is an 8 seat all in game, everyone receives 3 cards ...
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What factors should you consider when flopping trips

I was recently at the casino and several times hit i.e. 10 X and flopped 10 10 X. I was having trouble finding calls when I raised either in or out of position, and if there was a straight or flush ...
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Texas Hold’em pot [duplicate]

Texas hold’em: say there are three fives in the flop no one has any plays at all. Does the pot go to the player with the highest card in their hand? Or is the pot split to all of the players?
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How to master the art of bluffing in poker?

Bluffing can give you a significant advantage at the table. But how do you go about developing your bluffing skills? What are some effective techniques and tactics that you can use to deceive your ...
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In a tournament, how do you calculate if you are going to be in the money?

Is there a rule of thumb to decide when you should stop playing a tournament if you just want to be in the money and don't care about winning? It's clear that if there are 110 players left, 100 paid ...
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In this cash game, why did they 're-deal' the river?

Re Garrett Adelstein and Robbi Jade Lew, why do they 're-deal' or whatchamacallit the river from ace of spades to 9 of diamonds? See 4:16 onwards here. I've seen things like this in, say, blackjack, ...
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What did Garrett mean when asking about Robbi's Jack's being a club?

Re Garrett Adelstein and Robbi Jade Lew, Robbi says in this part 7:07 here Robbi hero calls Garrett with jack high on hustler casino live | weirdest poker hand If my Jack wasn't a club, I would've ...
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How did dnegs guess cannon's hand

I was watching a poker tournament video here Hand of interest starts at 6:53 in the video. At 9:03, during showdown, Negreanu guesses correctly that cannon has four jacks. How did he figure four jacks ...
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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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What adjustments should you make versus a habitual over-better?

One of the players in my home live game isn't exactly restrained when it comes to bet sizing, often betting whole pot or higher whenever they touch the flop (and often donk betting in order to do so, ...
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How to exploit a group of tight aggressive players?

I'm a relatively new Poker player. Today I played online no-limit Texas Hold'em against 8 opponents. I don't think they are very strong players, because the stakes are small. I noticed that most of ...
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I gamble too much during the game when I play NLHE

Its seductive. I'm a gambling addict, but at the same time I'm also a full time professional (losing) texas holdem player trying to make this profitable for me. During the games I'm mindful in my ...
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Is online poker more technical than live poker?

Coming from this question about differentiation between technical and poker skills, I wonder if to know technical skills is fairly more close to be enough to be a winner in online than live poker. Are ...
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How to profit your Omaha knowledges against Holdem comming players in short-handed games

I started to play some Holdem but move to Omaha soon around ten years ago. I have played more than 250000 Omaha short handed 6-max hands while only some Holdem tournaments. I now know I have been ...
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Playing bottom two pair

I had played a $1-$2 nl game. I had a hand where I raised from late position. I was dealt 6♣ 7♣ and raised to $12. Only the small blind and big blind called me. The flop came T♥ 6⋄ 7⋄ . The small ...
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Mad Monk Theory (Unprediactable and Wreckless (but genius) Model)

I apologize, I'm not a math person, I am a Poker player. We all talk about Game Theory optimal play at the table, but one time I was talking to a wealthy business man who told me about a ...
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Two pairs two pairs win 🏆 [duplicate]

On the board is ( 2,2,5,3,3) Player one has (Ace, 6) Player two has (7,5) Both players have a two pair who wins?
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Poker hand pot split rule [duplicate]

I have a simple question about a hand play in poker. Below is the situation: Player 1 cards - A3 Player 2 cards - AJ 5 cards on table - QQ995 Who wins? Do we split the pot or there is a winner here?
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Zoom/Rush poker type of player batch seating distribution : not even

Assume that you are developing player batch management for Zoom/Rush poker type of game. Conditions: Once a player folds, he moves to free player batch. You have to place him in optimal place in pool ...
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In run-it-twice which scenario is more profitable?

let's say in 6 card plo cash game you have nuts on the flop with big pot in the center with more than 2 players for show down. Now you can go all-in in 2 ways - In the flop itself. (we see 2 extra ...
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Need proper bankroll management for daily withdrawals

A cash game player (6 card omaha) has 150-200k Rs for an investment. He plays only 6 card plo in spartan poker (Indian website) Daily target - average 2k-4k per day Monthly Target -> 60k-100k per ...
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Turning cards over after river

The river card has been turned, I check, my opponent raises $500. I turn my cards over before I call or fold to see the reaction of my opponent. His reaction causes me to call and I win the pot. Is ...
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Betting the flop with air

I've been studying NL holdem for a while and feel like I can grasp the basic concepts pretty well, but looking at GTO solver play post flop really makes me wonder. When I'm in a spot where I ...
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Correct play? (Hand analysis)

2.50/5 NLH, 7-handed UTG+1 $687 Raises $12.5 Folds to SB [ME] K♣ 10♥ $557.84 Calls $10 Big Blind $842.19 Calls $7.50 FLOP J♣10♣7♣ Small Blind [ME] K♣ 10♥ Bets $20 Big Blind Folds UTG+1 ...
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Does the OTG strategy for heads-up limit Hold'em give a positive reward against a non-optimal opponent?

Consider the game of Rock-Paper-Scissors (1v1), +1 when we win, -1 when we loose. An OTG strategy is to select each sign uniformly at random. Unfortunately, this strategy will give you an expected ...
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How to play AK hand against poor players anticipating that many of them will call you?

I was playing live limit Texas Hold'em against 6 other people (friends gathering). One opponent was pretty good, other 5 were bad players. I was the dealer and had AK. The good opponent was at the UTG ...
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Do poker players wait for a specified amount of time before making a move

Suppose you have 15 seconds to decide on a next move. Is it worth to deliberately always wait those 15 seconds and make your move just before your time expires? My reasoning is that by doing this you ...
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Who wins the poker hand if there are 5A's on table?

So I was watching this song by Adam Levin where Adam had 2K's and SZA had 2A's. And the table had 5A's, I thought in this case it should be a tie and they both will split equally. But it seems from ...
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Fight, Flight, and Freezing At The Table?

I'm not sure if this is the correct place to ask this question since the issue seems so subjective and I have not found any poker-related material related to this issue. I'm talking about the fight, ...
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What does "volatility on hand" mean and how do players use it?

Towards the end of part 1 of "Harrington on Hold'em" in the section titled "A Sample Hand," Harrington writes the following: I thought I was one of the better players remaining at ...
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Tacit intra-table fraternity in MTTs

Is there such a thing as playing nice by implicit agreement among the players of the same table in a MTT? That is, few raises or no re-raises, absolutely no all-ins, no BB stealing from weak players, ...
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How should I play the river after check-raising flop and leading turn?

I've started playing a strategy of defending my Big Blind with a reasonably tight range (15% approx). This strategy targets excessive c-cbets by check-raising the flop with a balanced range (value, ...
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Rake Deduction Logic

I am writing an Online Poker Game and I was wondering about how the Rake will be deducted for each hand in a cash game. I know there is rake percentage and rakecap concept and the rake is calculated ...
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Variant on Poker with 3 card deck

Imagine a 3 card deck consisting of J, Q, K. The two players are each dealt one card at random. Small blind is $1 and big blind is $2. What is the optimal strategy for small blind position and big ...
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There is straight on the board [duplicate]

On the board there is 8 9 10 J Q Player 1 has AQ Player 2 has J9 Player 3 has J9 Who wins?
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What strategy to use when every round someone goes all in pre-flop

I was in the last 12 of a 45 player online tournament with a $1.50 buy in, NL Texas holdem. I was switched to a new table and every single round someone would go all in pre-flop, this continued for ...
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Do tournaments with different sizes, but same proportions, require different strategies?

Does a tournament with 500 places in the money and 5,000 players require a different strategy than one with 50/500, or one 10/100? I see that in an extreme case in a tournament with 1/10, everyone is ...
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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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Out of turn action

UTG is thinking. UTG +1 raises out of turn for 5BBs. He apologies and takes his money back. UTG, doesn't see that, UTG +1 had raised and he raises to 2.5BBs. Questions: 1) Does UTG +1 can just call ...
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Show hand in a HEADs UP situation to the raiser while playing MTT

playing a MTT: UTG goes ALLIN (35-40BB, it covers me). The action fold to me on the big blind. Can I show my cards to the raiser to get more information? Just want to know if I CAN do that or not.
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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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Facing a shove on an ugly river

$5 Spin & Go on Pokerstars. You are currently heads up at 15/30 blinds. Your opponent is someone you've encountered a few times before; you have him provisionally categorized as "competent reg" -...
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Should I shove or 4-bet with AA

Playing an 8 player cash game where blinds are 1-1. People tend to bet aggressively on this table so a normal raise pre-flop would be from 6$ to 12$. I am UTG with a stack of 100$. My cards are AA ...
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When to fold second best flush on the River (got three bet shoved and lost to full house)

Trying to figure out if I played this hand right or wrong, any input would be appreciated. Hero is in the SB and gets dealt QJ spades. Preflop Villain raises to 3BB from the cutoff Hero calls ...
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What to do if you are dealt AA at the begining of a tournament

Imagine you are in a tournament no rebuys allowed, you are on the big blind with AA and someone on early position pushes all in, should you take a chance on variance against a probably (AA, AK, KK, QQ)...
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