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Calculating Nash Equilibrium for HU NLHE push fold game

This question has been asked before here and here. But what i am looking for is the specific calculation methodology or pseudocode. Additionally my understanding itself of Nash equilibrium is this ...
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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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Convenient percentage of hands played on a Omaha table of 6 players

I play Omaha for fun, but well allbody wants to win. I realized, after reading "The big play strategy", I had a high percentage of hands played: ~40% playing in 6 players tables. I have been trying ...
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How to play when you block all your opponents' value range

This is a generic question on what is a good strategy when flopping the nuts like quads, particularly when there are no scare cards on turn/river. It seems like any quads always freeze action because ...
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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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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 configure a HUD for Omaha game?

I donwloaded a HUD for playing Omaha for first time recently. I guess the default configuration is accurated for Holdem and not for Omaha. What stats are important in Omaha game?
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Is there software that aids street by street range vs. range analysis of hand history?

Is there software that allows you to view a hand history such that you are able to populate each players range, and how you think that range changes from street to street? I'm aware of, i.e., ...
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Deriving Sklansky's Formula for the Optimal Calling Frequency

The optimal calling frequency is the calling frequency which makes your opponent's expected value of always bluffing equal to his expected value of never bluffing. Theoretically, if you call bets with ...
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Poker pre-flop probability trainer

Is there a freeware, better FLOSS, online or preferably offline trainer for preflop probabilities. I imagine different play modes with entering percentages under measurement of time resulting in ...
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Uncapped betting in FL game HU on river with nuts on board?

My understanding is that it's common in limit games where usually there is a 4-bet (or 3-raise) betting cap to remove this cap when a hand is heads-up. If so, what happens in a situation where we ...
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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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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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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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4 handed poker will come to Las Vegas Casinos with the reopening is this good enough?

Saw on a local youtube video from "IamnotleavingLasvegas" a commentary on the Nevada Gaming Rules for casinos to reopen. All areas have to operate at 50% of fire code capacity including poker, and ...
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Does this shuffle machine allow for all possible shuffles?

Many casinos use "ferris wheel automatic shufflers" nowadays. Can this model both return the same deck and completely reverse a deck? I know these two "shuffles" are extremely rare theoretically, but ...
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Online poker OS restrictions

I asked around websites that offer online poker in my country. I was always told that to play with them on a desktop, I would have had to be a Microsoft customer, or at least not a Linux user. Is this ...
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Pokertracking software for 6+ holdem

Have anyone here plays this format and using some tracking software? Is there any software which is safe to use and is compatible with this format?
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Paradox after an evening of hold-em with 5 to 7 players

After almost a hundred hands, I would have expected that each player's chip stack at the end of the night would be just as likely to be odd as even. Instead, almost always, zero or two players have ...
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Probability for 75% to 25% in Omaha8?

In Omaha Hi/Lo 8s or better, what is the probability for me to win 25% of the pot and 75% of the pot in this situation? For example: I have - A x x 2 Opponent has - A 2 6 7 Board is: Q 4 5 3 10 (...
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Texas Hold'em blind raises

In a 1/2 NL Texas Hold'em game with a $4 straddle on the button. The original under the gun player places a blind raise of $10 before the cards are dealt. The small blind who has only $1 in the ...
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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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No Poker in Las Vegas for awhile?

I am hearing some scuttlebutt that poker is not reopening in Las Vegas for some time. A friend whom was dealing at a Station Casino says they may not reopen their Poker Rooms for some months yet. I ...
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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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Is GGPoker random and reputable?

Does anyone have any evidence as to the randomness on the site GG Poker? Also, is it a reputable site? I've read some horror stories online, albeit a year or two ago, and I'm wondering if anyone in ...
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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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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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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 #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 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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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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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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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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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 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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In 7 card stud with low card(s) wild, is A-2-3-4-5-J-J a five card high straight?

There was a disagreement that the hand was a 5 high straight as the player contended that his NON-wild card straight was valid. It was pointed out to the player that in "Low Card Wild" games ...
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Multiple player poker probability both has flush or straight

I am trying to calculate probability if 3 card Indian poker is being played between 8 players drawing 3 cards each what are chances that at least one player has either flush or straight or royal flush ...
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In Tournament Poker, how do you play 4 handed on a 7 table max game, with 2 tables left?

So I had this situation that I felt totally lost in to my normal game. This is just a home online game with ~25-35 people. Normally we play 9 hand max table. I got to the final 9 people, but because ...
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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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How are the games during Covid-19?

I live in the US so I have very limited access to online poker (I only play on legal sites) and mostly play on WSOP. But, I want to get a sense of how the games are going on the large sites like Poker ...
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Odds of Queen High Flush Being Beat

So I just got knocked out of a tourney and have a few questions regarding my play. I'm new to online poker, only playing a little bit of live poker as a kid with friends and family and totally new to ...
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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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Cash Out and Resume Game in Pokerstars when All-In

What do they mean Cash Out and Resume Game mechanics in Pokerstars when I and an other players go to All-In? Explain, please how it works for four players when the All-In was made at different stages ...
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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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