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Software tools to help players with player tracking, bankroll accounting, game simulations etc.

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Does PokerSnowie have any weaknesses in its game? If so, what are they?

I'm using PokerSnowie to help improve my game but have seen a few comments on other sites suggesting that it compares poorly with genuine solvers that find the Nash equilibrium strategy. I currently ...
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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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What is the software that every poker site seems to be running? [closed]

Seems like the client on all poker sites are pretty much identical, except for the skin. What is it? Is it open-source?
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Why to post big blind in online poker?

All the times, before you sit on a table in online playing portal you are asked "Click to post BB" to play fast. Why should I click on that button showing to post the big blind option?
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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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Can I find a sorted list of all hands stored as a single file online?

I'm building a Texas-Hold'em computer program and I need to determine which hand is a winner. Can I find a sorted list of all hands stored as a single file online? For example: Hand, Rank AH KH QH JH ...
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Is it possible to make big money using poker AI?

I've heard a lot of rumours about using poker AI to make a big amount of money on different poker networks. Are that just rumours or there is a real chance to be involved in such interesting business? ...
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Pre-flop charts 6-max cash games

I am planning on building a poker bot. The first and easiest part is the pre-flop strategy. Do you guys have any links for a good pre-flop strategy in NLH 6-max cash games, 100BB deep? This includes: ...
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Can I use Poker Snowie and other learning resources to improve my game, without playing?

I currently do not have a bankroll, but have been studying poker from books and using pokersnowie to play against the bots and analyse each street using the knowledge i have gained. I know that it ...
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Have you noticed any poker bots in your games?

I know that poker bots topic been around for as far as I can remember, but it seems that now it becomes more relevant to general players and can actually be a threat in the future, especially for cash ...
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Pokerstars confiscating my funds

I was wondering if anybody had a similar experience. Pokerstars has confiscated all my funds claiming I was using a poker bot, even though I didn't. They are refusing to release any funds and the ...
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What topical resources do you often use to learn more about poker?

To get information that's usually considered cutting edge, it's often good to discuss topics more candidly with experts forging new thoughts on well established theories. Books of course mostly deal ...
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What software to use when playing online?

I want to use some software for online play that would help with better information about my opponents. I think I saw over the years some screenshots with such software, but I don't know their name. ...
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Evaluating poker hands programmatically

Given a hand, I am trying to determine the value of that hand, and implement this in a programming language for fun. Would the following work? I am not a poker player, so I don't know for sure. Input ...
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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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Advanced Poker Calculator

Does anyone know of an advanced poker calculator for Windows? Or for Universal Windows Platform (runs on Windows and smart phone)? I found this for Mac Poker Cruncher. I am looking for a tool ...
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Poker game notation PGN as in chess

Is there a notation for poker hands, as in PGN for chess? If not can you suggest one.
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Does software exist that will analyze my previous hands and tell me what it thinks I did wrong?

It would be even better if it syncs up with Holdem Manager 2 (I'm very new to Holdem Manager 2) still on the trial trying to learn the program. I want some assistance on where any holes in my game ...
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What are the best open source bots available for NLHE (2 player and multiplayer) [closed]

Seeing bots that play as well as Libratus and Deepstack is pretty fascinating but, aren't there any good open source implementations available? I found a couple of reimplementations on GitHub that ...
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Where can I find a resource for mathematically optimal plays?

So I've seen some streamer use an online tool that he used to analyse his plays. Specifically, the tool would tell him what actions are considered mathematically correct in the situation at hand. I ...
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Tools for Managing Bankroll, Income and Losses

What professional grade tools available for managing a poker bankroll, and trending income and losses? Web, desktop, and phone applications are all welcome.
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Finding out my range

Is there a free software that can compute my range from my hand history and show what I am playing from the various positions? I am a beginner, so I don't feel quite ready to spring up for ...
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using poker bots and top poker bots

I am really interested in using pokerbots and I would like to know how advanced is poker bot technology nowadays. And which are the top poker bots at the moment?
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Rules for Full house [duplicate]

How the full house winner is chosen. Best of five or the card user has? There was a scenario in a popular mobile app poker, where I had J, 4 On the board J J 4 7 8 I Guess, I have the best ...
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Playing online poker with Italians (on PokerStars)?

Does anyone here know if and how can I play on Pokerstars with a friend of mine from Italy? I cannot find him when he's at a table and he can't find me either. We don't even have the same table names ...
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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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PokerStars LogFile Stacksize parsing

I know how to read your own hand from the Pokerstars.log.0 file. But how do I get the information of each stacksize from each player? I don't mean in HandHistory, I mean in Live hand. Tools like ...
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The state of the art of the pokerbots of poker academy

I usually train with poker academy and I am wondering how goods are the pokerbots there. What is the truth about them ? How good are they in playing poker ?
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Holdem manager 2 HUD stats definition

When I use the live HUD statistics by holdem manager 2, I see numbers like this: 23 / 15 / 0 / 0 I understand that the first two numbers are VPIP and PFR, but what do the 3rd and 4th numbers mean ...
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Probability of ace on flop?

I would like to ask. If someone has an AQ and I have got AJ what's the probability of hitting an A on the flop?
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How Do I Make Poker Winnings look like Normal Income [closed]

So recently I have been on a huge run winning tons of money in offline cash games. I am making so much a month I want to quit my job and just play poker full time and take rest of day off, pay all ...
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Fictitious play for multiway hand in push or fold regime

I know the theory behind the push or fold in heads up (Is well explained in The mathematics of poker of Chen & Ankenman). I know that exists software (e.g. ICM trainer) that computes the push or ...
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Online Poker with Microphones and Video Cameras

Has anyone played a game of poker online where all the players were required to have microphones and headphones? If so, how did you change your game based on what you heard or saw?
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How I should analyze my game?

I started reviewing my sessions for improve my game but I'm feeling a bit skeptical because I can't answer my own questions. I mark the most problematic hands or when I got doubts, but when I'm ...
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Real money poker on Android?

Are there any apps available on Android on which you can play real money Poker? :D I only found this one: http://www.888poker.com/poker-promotions/android.htm Has anyone used it?
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Quantified-self devices to measure tilt

Are there any good gadgets for measuring tilt and emotional stress at the moment on the market? I was thinking that the quantified-self makers Jawbone and their newest device Up3 would be a contender,...
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Hold'em Manager for Mac alternative?

Does anyone know any poker analysis tool which can be used on Mac OS? Hold'em Manager 2 works only on Windows, and I don't want to use any wine programs.
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aggression factor vs aggression frequency

So I was taking a look at PokerTracker's LeakTracker and noticed that my overall aggression factor needs improvement because it is too high (2.41). But it says my aggression frequency is good (51.25%)....
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How do the broadcasters know what the hole cards are in televised poker

I've been watching the 2016 WSOP events on youtube. So far, in every event I've watched all players hole cards are shown on every hand. Is this the new standard for WSOP events? Complete information ...
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PokerStars have banned the use of PokerTracker 4. Why?

I have had this software for a while and indeed used it during a complaint I had with PokerStars. Now when I run both together, a pop-up appears telling me it is banned and further use could result in ...
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Text Based Poker Game

Any text based poker games out there? I'm at work with absolutely nothing to do right now, but I don't want to look like a slacker.
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Poker Tournament Application - Chip Logic

Question In a poker tournament, what is the formula used to define how many of each chip does a person receive? I'm currently trying to do my research to make my game as accurate as possible. If I ...
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How to Play Poker on many tables at the same time?

I am searching some web applications which makes it possible to play simultaneously Poker Texas Holdem, for instance in 9 tables. Which online sites or applications are good for playing poker ...
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Finding leaks in your game

Having a sufficient number of hands recorder in your HUD, how am I supposed to find leaks in my game? What are the questions I have to answer in order to check my game? Which are the values of ...
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Bad Experiences with Online Poker Sites [closed]

I am doing a survey of online poker sites, and I want to know if anyone has any particularly bad experiences with any of them, refusing refunds, continual crashes, or anything else.
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Poker Ready Reckoner

This is a table with Card 1 along the top and Card 2 top to bottom on the left. When you are dealt a particular hand, you can make notes in the appropriate box. Does anyone do this?
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What are the advantages gained by those who cheat?

I read that online poker sites disallow certain applications to be used during play. I'm not experienced with poker but I do play regular games and I assume these are the equivalent of "wall hacks", "...
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Can I move HUD info on PokerTracker?

I have started using PokerTracker and their HUD info when playing on PokerStars. The HUD info appears automatically over or near the players' icons around the table. I would have liked to move each ...
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Equity calculation at brick and mortar poker

Pokerstove is very usefull tool for online players, but when you play live you simply can't use it. Does exist (even aproximate) an algorithm in order to estimate your equity against the range of your ...