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### Knowing whether to continue after calculating outs percentage

I am very new to poker and have been reading articles about how to calculate outs. For example if I have a flush draw on the flop then I have a 35% chance of hitting one of my 9 outs on the turn or ...
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### Why these differences in HJ 3-bettor and UTG 3-bet caller's range?

my question is in reference to the hand and solver analysis from this youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jn2I_Bc575E A big portion of the analysis of the way the hand plays out (and most ...
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### A free online room with long/no time controls

Me and my friends want to play some Sit-n-goes or tournaments with play money (not real money). We want to create private rooms, without people from the outside. The best option would bee MTTs with ...
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### WHICH PLAYER TAKES THE HAND? [duplicate]

If one player is holding a jack and a three and the other player is holding a jack and an ace and the cards on the table are showing a jack, a three, two 7's and a ten. The first player then has a ...
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### How to calculate bounty prize for 1-st place?

I try to calculate bounty prize for 1-st place in standard structures of bounty MTT. I observed ~10 tournaments, where I can see player who won tournament, he received ~20%-25% of bounty prize pool. ...
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### How is Coronavirus going to effect your game and the poker industry?

Today Trump announced a travel ban from Europe. A quick check on Bravo showed Aria and Bellagio at about half of the number of games I would expect. I saw news that Macau shut down all the casinos ...
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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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### If player#1 hold a pair and player#2 can make 2 pair using the board, whos wins? [duplicate]

Ok so if the player#1 holds (A)(A) and player#2 holds a (3)(6) and the board has (K)(7)(3)(7)(6). Who wins?
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### How to play with friends that are using different online poker sites?

My friends are registered on many different online poker sites i.e. Paddy Power, Betfred, Skybet, William Hill. I want to know how we can play against each other online on the same table but using ...
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### Dealing cards to a player not there

So we had a player at a private tournament not attending that night although he had chips from earlier on. Thus people thought he should have cards just to fold them. Ultimately, one time he didn’t ...
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### Chips for player not attending?

So we were having a set of 10 private tournaments where points and money were taking along to a grand final where chips at the final were given by the amount of points each player had won in the ...
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### Who would win a choker game: a poker pro strong in chess or a Grand Master with some poker knowledges?

Choker was released recently. I would simplify the rules (full rules bellow): The game is head-ups only. First a holdem hand is played. The sequence of streets is different. 2 cards are shown on flop, ...
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### Can a player win an ante higher than his all-in bet?

The blinds are 300/600 with big blind ante of 600. A player not in the blinds position has only 100 and moves all in. Can this player win the 600 ante if they win the hand?
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### Ask size of opponents' stack size

Is there a rule as to ask for a chip count of a player? Meaning, if I am in a hand and can I ask a chip count of the players who are in hand or players next in action? I know they can just move the ...
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### Two pair on the table. Does a lower pair on hand beat an ace kicker? [duplicate]

The flop was Q, Q, 10, 10, 3. I have A, K and my friend has 3, 9. I thought I won with my ace high card because his pair of threes does not beat any of the pairs on the table. Since it is a 5 card ...
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### Is bankroll in PLO as important as in NLH?

Bankroll is important in NLH to figth against variance. However, at Omaha game you play with defined EVS for nut or semi-nut projects. If I put all my stack 5 times with a 17-cards straigth draw on ...
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### How to split a pot with an odd number? [duplicate]

If the pot is an odd number, say 49, and is to be split between two players. How to do that? 24.5 each? or round up to 24 and 25? In the latter case, it's not fair.
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### How to recover from big losses and stop chasing

I was on a pretty big heater (+373, +3781, +852) and this was recently followed by some big losses (-760, -1840). I'm particularly concerned because of how hard I chased in the two losses. I went ...
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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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### Bankroll for 1/2 NLH \$200 Buy-In

I heard the other day that to play 1/2 with a \$200 buy-in that a bankroll of \$200,000 is required. Is this accurate? Why or why not? I understand variance is a big reason for this, but any ...
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### Player acts without seeing prior action

Tournament (either SNG/MTT) where most players are 15-20BB and shove/fold range. UTG+1 shoves 15BB Folds to SB. SB completes the blinds, not seeing the initial shove What would the ruling on the ...
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### Scoring call to bet, call to raise, bet and raise plays to generate an index. PLO

I am making offline analysis of the hands I own after playing sometime online. I play Omaha only, but this may apply to Texas Holdem too. I want to generate with code notes of my opponents and ...
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### Is there a term for raising in Hold’em while only looking at one of the hole cards?

Is there a term for raising while purposely only knowing one of your hole cards, not both? Are there any notable players known to look at only one of their cards?
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### Theoretical win rate for \$10k B&M events

Given 50 events, and \$2000/wk expenses, and typical B&M or WSOP payouts, and you're better than 95% of the field in a \$10k event (wow! you're pretty good, probably should go pro!). What is your ...
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### How does average stack size (in BBs) change throughout a tournament?

I played a NLHE tournament with a Starting Stack Size of 25000 and Level 1 Blinds of 50/100. So that means we started with 250 big blinds each. There were ~1000 entrants, so 25 million chips in play....
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### A flush beating a full house in a hold 'em poker?

I'm playing with T7 here vs Q6 suited. He gets a queen-high flush and I get a full house on the river. The game system gives him the win. Image resized. Click for larger variant I thought a full ...
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### How to calculate my sample size to establish my real-WR?

I've been tracking for a period my hour rate and I want to know how much data I've to collect in order to establish my winnings per hour. I've been searching online and when it comes to getting a ...
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### Estimate (online) tournament expected duration?

Given the entrants and the speed (e.g. 45 Players Turbo), is there any formula out there to estimate a tournament duration? Even better, any formula to estimate times for each finish position? As an ...
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### What happens when a player announces a check while there is an active bet?

Example situation: The flop comes. Alice checks. Bob pushes forward a small bet. Eve (perhaps misreading) says "check." Does Eve have to: fold call act again by announcing a fold, call, or raise I ...
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### Does the “the theory of poker applied to no limit” cover all the contents in “The Theory of Poker” both by David Sklansky?

I haven't read the "The Theory of Poker" and am planning to start reading. Then I found the newest book "the theory of poker applied to no limit". So I am wondering which one should I start? I play ...
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### Split pot on a straight or 6th high card kicker? [duplicate]

So tonight my fiancé had a 9,10. And my brother in law had 9,K. On the board it was 6,7,8,10,J. So I know that you can only use 5 cards total. And I was thinking split pot. Was I right or wrong ...
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### Hi lo poker. Low hand ties

What happens in hi lo when there is a tie for the best hand hi and lo? I was playing recently and went all in with another player and we both had the exact same hand, A2345. I was told that I ...
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### Does AA have the highest Equity in “double-board-bomb-pot” with 9 players?

I fielded a Poker StackExchange question the other day about whether AA is the best starting hand in Texas Hold-Em No Limit vs. 8 other players. Indeed, it is so. Now I have a variant of this ...
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### Online poker equity calculators not consitent

I'm developing a poker software for some time already, and decided to compare the results of my game with several popular online poker equity calculators. I'm surprised that out of 4 different ...
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### What happens when a big blind player is low on chips in heads-up game

Let's Say it's an online NLHE game and there are two players on the table. SB/BB = 10/20 Players: Player 1 (BB): 10 chips left Player 2 (SB) (Button) : 1500 chips left So What Happens now is that ...
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### How to play against a limp call?

I play low stakes online poker (0.01/0.02) and I really don't know what to do in the following situation. I am in late position, say the cut-off, and 3 players before me all limp in. I have a good KQs ...
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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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### blogs of David Sklansky

I used to read Sklansky's blogs on 2+2, and he put some of those articles into books like eg 'poker, gaming, and life' and 'DUCY'. I really enjoyed it. But that was 10 years ago. Does David Sklansky ...
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### Basic Texas Hold'em Rules Clarification

I'm trying to learn the rules for Texas Hold'em, and the different rules I've been reading online left me with the following questions unanswered: In pre-flop, do the small blind and big blind ...
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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 are pots built with folded players

I am trying to implement how pots are built involving folded players. Any additional examples that demonstrate all the edge cases are appreciated. For example: A is all-in with 100 B is all-in with ...
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### Is there a term for too many players for a single deck?

I realized that if there were 9 players, that would leave the deck with 7 cards after first deal, and then it wouldn't work to swap out cards for players without difficulty. Is there a term for this ...
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### Normal percentage of a player that staking them completely in an event buys you?

I think there have been cases where the player puts up half and the staker puts up the other half and they split the winnings 50/50 (or close to that) but what of 100% where the player puts up nothing ...
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### If another player thinks he saw a dealt card, when must it be replaced?

I was playing in a house tournament where the players deal their own cards. I was dealt my second card a little high (helicopter style), but it did not flip over or anything. I had pocket Ks. The ...
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### Is it acceptable to ask for clarification after the hand had been started?

Our neighborhood game plays dealer's choice with many strange variations and a few non-standard hand ranking. Is it acceptable to ask for clarification after the hand had been started? A few players ...
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### So I have a preflop raise-fold range, but what if someone raises before me?

So I have learnt the standard charts for 9-man raise-fold preflop with no earlier raisers. How do I adjust for a raiser in a certain position? Surely there should be call-3bet charts but I cannot find ...
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### Why aren't ranges the top x amount of hands with the most pre-flop equity?

I found a standard range online for the cutoff which is QJs and above plus pocket pairs. Even though there are hands in between 2's and QJs such as QTs. Is it valid for your range in any position to ...
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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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