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Counterfeit confusion in Omaha Hi-Lo

Can anyone help me to wrap my head around an explanation of counterfeiting that I think is incorrect? I have the hand on the left and I thought I could play the A2 for the low pot. The other players ...
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Player accidentally takes another players hand, is this a misdeal

Texas-Hold-em Player accidentally took another player's hand (pocket Aces) immediately to his left and looked at it, other player said that is my hand and player said do you just want to take my hand ...
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Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Examples #7

In the game of blackjack as played in the casinos, the dealer has the advantage. The probability of the average player winning is 0.45 and can be model with a Binomial random variable. a) Find the ...
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Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Examples #6

You draw two cards from a deck and win the following: $200 if you draw any pair $50 if you draw two cards of the same suit $0 if you draw anything else a) What is your expected winnings? b) Now ...
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Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Examples #5

You are playing a hand of poker against one individual. Your hole cards are 8♦, 2♦ and your opponent’s hole cards are K♣, Q♣. The four cards on the table after the flop and the turn are J♦, 9♦, T♠, 5♥...
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Why are ICM values so high?

Often, in poker tournaments that use ICM, the value of the chips is higher than the actual prize pool. They also are multiples of large numbers (1,000 seems the most common). I'm assuming this is ...
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In poker can players agree to a draw and split the pot?

E.g. if there were 2 players left could they agree to call it a draw and split the pot? If so would both or neither have to show their hand to everyone who folded? Or, for that matter, if a few ...
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How to handle an all-in from the opponent on the flop?

Here's the specific scenario I ran into yesterday: It's a live 1/2 game, I have pocket kings UTG+2. UTG+3 raises to $15, everyone folds to me, I raise to $45. He calls. The flop comes 37Tr. I check to ...
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Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Example #4

Suppose in a tournament with only three players left, first place receives $6,000, second place receives $3,000, and third place receives $500. You have a 32% chance of winning first place, 30% chance ...
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Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Example #3

Let A be the event that your hole cards are AK, and let B be the event that your hole cards are both red. a. Find P(A). b. Find P(A|B). c. Are A and B independent? Why or why not?
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What hands are worth raising with in late position to capture the antes in five card draw poker?

The game is eight-handed, the antes are 1/8th of a bet, meaning there is one bet in the pot to start. You probably wouldn't want to bet two small pair in early position, because of the possibility of ...
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In five card draw poker, are there variants with multiple tiers of betting?

Is there a variant of draw poker where the bet is x before the draw and 2x afterwards? If so, how might that change your strategy?
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After semi-bluffing to balance your range, do you muck or show?

In the book The Course by Ed Miller, he recommends including hands like A5s into your 3-bet range to balance your range. Are you supposed to show after successfully bluffing? If you muck, then your ...
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What are the most active (and safe) live poker scenes in the world as of February 2021?

Where in the world is the best (read: Least restricted in a safe manner) Poker right now? I know Vegas is operational, but not great. London is a shit show. I am probably not going to make a trip to ...
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Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Examples #2

In a game of Texas Hold’em, what is the probability that your hole cards will be face cards and the same suit? (Note: There is no specific formula for this. Think about the cards and use ...
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How likely is a full house on a paired board vs. a double paired board?

Recently I had a situation where I made a flush on the turn but my opponent made a full house on the river. The board was J5566 so it wasn't too difficult for anyone to make a full house in this case (...
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Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Examples

In a game of Texas Hold’em, what is the probability that your hole cards will be the same suit?
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Is the 'check out of turn' angle illegal?

I'm talking about when a player intentionally checks out of turn trying to induce a raise that he then re-raises. Technically the action has changed and his previous action cannot stand, but it feels ...
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How was this hand played? Any leaks I should be concerned about?

Game Info 0.25/0.50 Online Cash Game 6-handed Hand Info Cards: A9s (Hearts) Hero Position: Small Blind (SB) Other Info Only 2nd hand played ... just joined about 8 hands ago No reads on any ...
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How does three of a kind beat a full house? [duplicate]

Okay, this is my first day of Poker and I'm confused. Doesn't one player have 77799 which is a full house? And other player have three of kings? Caster says at one point Hellmuth needed to hit quads ...
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I don't understand why we lose with a flush, when you have 6 cards with the same symbol [duplicate]

sorry for the approximate translation (I don't speak English and i use Google Translate) but I don't understand why when we have a flush from the flop for example if the turn or the river is of the ...
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please calculate recommended bankroll for 5bb 3max sng spin games

someone big brain please provide me with recommended buy-ins for grinding 5bb sng spin games rake: 7% starting stack: 5bb players: 3 prize pool: 100x buy-in: 50 in 100.000 50x buy-in: 100 in 100.000 ...
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How much can I rely on implied odds when set mining?

I had a situation today that had me wondering whether I should call or fold after missing the flop with a low pocket pair: I had pocket 5s in a 1/3 game. I raised to $15. There were 3 callers. The ...
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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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How to detect when your opponent flopped a set?

This is one area where I lose the most amount of money in poker because board texture doesn't give too many clues as long as the opponent's bets are sized correctly. Here's one example I faced today: ...
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Is it profitable to call an all-in on the flop with a straight draw?

I had a double-ended straight draw on the flop with QJs and a KT6r board. I needed an A or a 9 to make the straight. I was last to act and facing two all-ins. Using the rule of 4 with 8 outs, I know I ...
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databases of poker games' history

Just as there are databases of high-level chess games, are there any of poker games by strong players? I believe that courts (in the USA at least) ruled that a simple record of a chess game is not ...
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How to calculate pre-flop odds with hands revealed?

I’m trying to create a backend for a Poker odds calculator. I know how to go about calculating odds post-flop, but I’m having a hard time calculating the odds pre-flop. How do I go about calculating ...
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Help me remember this EPIC hero call?

Please help me remember this famous hand. It was an epic hero call with like 6 or 10 high. They were outdoors, which is odd for poker tournaments, and it was the final hand. There was lots of wind ...
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Maximum Call Amount By Expected Value (e.g. in no limit hold'em)

Recently I started learning the basics of poker and I came across the 2015 MIT course by Kevin Desmond. In Episode 3 he mentioned the concept of Maximum Call Amount. In short, the formula to calculate ...
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Two Pair Question

So me and my buddies where playing poker and they both had 2 pair one had a 9 as the fifth card and one had an 8 but there was an ace on the board which is higher than both there 8 and 9. Is it a ...
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What Should You Do When You Miss the Flop

What to do when you miss everything? Please correct me when I'm wrong, but you only make your hand roughly 1/3 of the time. So, your opponent makes his hand 1/3 of the time too. So, not making my hand ...
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Probability of flopping a straight

I was thinking about calculating the probability of flopping straights, with certain hands. First, I thought about situations: obviously the difference between two cards can't be higher than 4. If the ...
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What do they call the players stacks of chips? Like his bank or somethin'

This is such a dumb question, I know, but I've looked through several glossaries and have not found the answer. Each player has his pile of chips next to him that he uses for play. What do they call ...
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Number of two pair distinct hands

Well I'll try to be brief, reviewing the statistics about how to achieve a double pair I came to the conclusion that for each kicker of each card, (that in total 11 for each one), there are a total of ...
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Looking for website to easily create charts for starting hand ranges (Texas Holdem)

Many poker websites e.g. this one https://automaticpoker.com/strategy/free-poker-preflop-range-charts-with-printable-pdfs/ have lots of charts that rank the strength of starting hands in Texas Holdem. ...
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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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Who wins this hand of Texas Holden poker [duplicate]

I have king. and jack.the other guy has ace. queen.and on the table is ace. ten. ten. ten. ten. who wins
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Host Website or App for Limit Hold ‘em Tournaments

Looking to find an app or website where I can host a poker tournament that is limit hold em. I’d like to have the ability to raise the limit every 30 min. For context, we have a time limit poker ...
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Pokerstars - Do they rake on the part of the pot that is not 'effective' when the larger stack goes all-in?

Assume there are only two players in the pot, the stack size of Hero is $10, Villain $5. Hero goes all-in post-flop, villain calls. Rake 5%, is the rake $15 * 0.05 = $0.75 , or $10 * 0.05 = $0.5 ? ...
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Online Poker confusion Texas Holdem [duplicate]

The board showed two kings and two aces and a 5. I was holding a pair of 10s and the other player had a Queen and 3. The game gave him the win with 2 pair (A and K) with a Q high. Shouldn't that have ...
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One deck, five cards, three card draws by seven players. What happens?

What if all players choose to draw three cards in a seven hand, one deck game? There won't be enough cars will there?
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Why are the odds 16 to 6 that any given player does not hold a pocket pair?

In the book Ken Warren teaches Texas Holdem, its explained that there are 1,326 possible combinations of hole cards. Then its explained that if you disregard suits, there are 169 possible two-hole ...
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Bill Chen's Mathematics of poker p41 : estimating paramers/ bayesian statistics

Dear members of poker stack exchange, I have trouble understanding how the P(B|A) column of the second table is computed. First of all, I guess there is a mistake in the header of this table : it's P(...
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Theory of Poker vs Theory of Poker Applied to NL

I am a beginner poker player who just started NLHE at the small/micro stakes. I was looking online for beginner books and saw several recommendations for The Theory of Poker by David Sklansky to be a ...
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How bet size affects decision for same number of players

I am new to poker, as you can tell by my question. I was wondering whether(and how) the bet size should affect my decision on calling a hand(lets say pre-flop) if the number of players that will call ...
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in texas holdem player x has q2 and player L has q10 and you have in the flop qqjA who wins [duplicate]

in texas holdem player x has q2 and player L has q10 and you have in the flop qqjA who wins
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How do estimate if the EV loss, between two strategy, is acceptable?

with poker solver, i have set two strategy on flop, optimal and simplify(more easy to use and replicable in game): Pot is 220. Effettive stack is 890. Strategy 1 - optimal : the EV is 120,62. Strategy ...
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When do you or don't bet the river headsup and you last to act?

When do you bet the river heads-up when you're last to act, the villain checks to you, and you feel that you have the winning hand? Rephrase, under what situations do you bet the river after your one ...
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I need to know who wins on texas hold em [duplicate]

These are the table cards 3 k k 9 9 My hand A-J and my opponent has 8-8 who wins?

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