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Posting Small and Big Blinds simultaneously

I'm curious in which case player posts big and small blinds simultaneously in Texas hold'em game. I recall it has something to do with letting button go through all players before joining the game.
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What's the best hand against 9 people in the hand?

Imagine the situation you can choose any 2 cards against 9 other players with random cards, is AA mathematically going to have the most equity?
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What types of fees are allowed for home games?

Obviously anyone who has been around or seen Molly's Game knows that it is illegal to take a rake of each pot without the proper gaming licenses. But are any other fees acceptable? For example, let's ...
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What to do here?

Im in this situation sometimes and I'm always as insecure of what to do here. When this hand goes into a 3-bet, 4-bet and then they shove. Ofcourse it depends on table structure and what not but if ...
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Final table at tournament, two players avoiding eliminating each other — what can the tournament director do?

In the early 1990s poker was very different. In particular, almost any behavior was tolerated: players threw cards at the dealer, said enough to bring a dealer to tears, "accidentally" burnt a dealer ...
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How to play with pocket 10 in low stack situation?

How to play with pocket 10's in low stack situation?
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Tournament: Should I call this Button-shove?

45 player turbo tournament, 9-handed, 7 places paid, 17 players remain. I am among the top players with 21 BB, average stack is about 10 BB. Only one other player on my table has as many chips, he ...
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Cheating by 2 or more players playing “best hand?”

Many years ago I read in a book by Scarne (title not sure of and there might have been different content in different editions) where one of the players in Rothstein's last game confesses to having ...
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How much do poker rooms pay to use the Bravo waiting list / comp system?

What are the general contract terms that casinos pay for the Genesis Bravo system? For context, the system provides tools for poker room management.
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Average graph of high-ranking players' chips vs. hands played in major tournaments

(I haven't been able to find information elsewhere, so I'm asking here.) What is the typical graph of chips vs. proportion of tournament lifetime for players who did very well in a tournament (...
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How Does EV Change As More Cards Come Up?

I am trying to find a resource/simulator that tracks how EV changes as more cards get delt throughout the hand and then showing the overall EV (assuming an average of all the different EVs at each ...
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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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Can showing cards in a tournament constitute a call to an all-in?

I faced the following situation today in a Texas Holdem No Limit tournament and would be interested in hearing views on what is correct. Preflop Player A shoves all-in. Player B calls. Player C goes ...
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Is there a formula to calculate starting hand ranking?

I'm about to do some research with Nash tables, now I want to create an equity heatmap for the starting hands. Is there any canonical way to calculate their relative rank? Perhaps a conventional ...
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What's the chance my opponent has a better flush?

Given my following hand JhQd, playing against one single opponent On the river we have the following 5-cards combination, 6h9hQh9s2h. Then, there are 8 unseen hearts of which 2 of them can beat my ...
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How is percentages calculated for specific player?

If I wanted a player to know their chance of winning their current hand but not the real chance, i.e knowing the discarded cards or everyone's actual hands, how would I calculate that, and does player ...
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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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Can I top off my stack and add more chips without telling the dealer?

At the casino, I carry extra chips in my pocket that are not in play yet. I use those chips to top off my stack whenever it goes below 100 BB. As long as I respect the maximum buy-in rule, can I ...
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Folding to a check

Once in a while, my post flop cards are so bad (no chance of making a hand), that, if, I am light into the pot, I will simply fold to a check....I don't want to be in the hand...maybe I need to go to ...
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Odds for AAAKK Full House in Flop with 8 Players

Today we have a casual game with 8 people (including me), and in table was Full House with AAAKK. What are the odds for this flop? also, have you seen this in recorded games?
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Which flush wins [duplicate]

Sorry I know questions like this have been asked but I can't find anything on this specific hand. Who wins this hand: Board is 9H 2C JH KH 6D Player 1 shows QH 3H for the flush Player 2 shows 10H 8H ...
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Does this hand make sense?

This hand is part of the IRC poker database. It's a limit heads-up game with a $10 small bet and a $20 big bet. The database shows the following actions for the two players "Carcass" and "num": ...
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Is there a situation where a player has a right to act even though all the bets are equalized

I am trying to understand the end condition for a betting round action. Can we say it's when the all the bets are equal for all involved players in the hand. With one exception of Preflop BB has a ...
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How does the middle pot's built between flop turn river

I want to know how the pot's built, for a poker app project. Consider an example: 100/200 blinds 3 handed Button SB BB. Cards are dealt, the middle pot is 0 with actions bb 200 and sb 100. On preflop,...
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How to keep tract of next to act if first to act player folds?

Three handed game with Button SB BB, first to act is Button Calls, SB folds, BB Checks. Now on the flop normally it's SB to act but it's folded, now who's to act next? The reason I am asking is I am ...
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Disclosure of info

If player a inadvertently sees player B's hand as they look at their cards is either player obligated by rule to disclose this info to other players at the table?
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Should I use Effective M on 9-Max Tournaments?

In Tourneys I'm using Harrington M-ratio to determine actions and opponent ranges. My question is should I use Effective M with 9-Max full ring tables (using a 9/10 factor), or I should just use raw ...
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Full house vs Full house weak [duplicate]

how can i lost with a A2 vs 68 full house? i dont know
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How to raise and re-raise in post flop rounds?

Suppose the flop has been shown. Now the active person to the left of the big blind will check or bet the flop. He bets and then it's my turn and I choose to raise him and then he calls. Now after the ...
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hand question review about this pot [duplicate]

IN the pot, its already a flush then why the pot did not divided equally between me and the COntender.Why he able to took all the pot ?
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Poker software terms [duplicate]

I have just downloaded Poker Copilot to track my poker play, But I am unable to understand the terms mentioned in it while playing. For example, what do VPIP, PFR and AFQ mean? How do I analyse them? ...
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Is gambling disease common among poker PROs who don't play other games?

I've heard several stories of poker PROs and semi-PROs that developped issues related to gambling addiction. However, most of those often came related to other casino games like roulette. I'd like to ...
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How do international poker players take tournament prize money home?

I've been watching a few tournaments and I was wondering: how do international poker players take tournament prize money home? For example, winner of 50th World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2019: Hossein ...
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What sites are most played?

Where do most of you guys play?(online) I have been playing on ACR for a while now and just wondering if I should be looking for other options.
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Can someone please explain to me this hand below: [duplicate]

I here again with another Poker question. The percentage of both player is showing 0% and the commentator is addressing that both player have equally the same hand value with whats shown on the bard ...
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Tracking personal bad beats and suck outs

I'm curious if this is common practice, and if it seems logical. In tournament mainly. Something I have been doing recently is recording when I get a miracle card(or two :-) in all-in situationd. As ...
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Bottom set on semi wet board with multi-way action

Game is 1/2 9max cash home game. Both UTG players are good regs while BB is more recreational player. SB (hero): $245 BB: $140 UTG: $500 UTG +1: $500 UTG raises to $11 (usual raises are $8-11 so its ...
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Should dealer continue dealing after one of the players hits royal flush in heads-up showdown?

I've just watched this hand. In the hand one of the players hits a royal flush on the turn in a heads-up showdown hand. The dealer does not proceed to the river because, at this point, it's obvious ...
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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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I don't understand why I lost this hand in Texas Hold'em (help please) [duplicate]

I am still new at Poker and I have been learning all the hands, but on this all in scenario I lost when I had two pairs King(hearts) 5(clubs) the other player had King(diamonds) Ace(hearts) the ...
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First round all-in

Suppose you play NLH with deep stacks, first round of betting, no raises yet. Should you ever go all-in with your first bet? If someone else goes all-in with their first bet, how should you react? I'...
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If two players both have pocket aces, who wins? [duplicate]

If player 1 has As Ac and player 2 has Ah and Ad and the 5 community cards are 7c Jh 4s 8h and Qc. Who would win, player 1 or 2? In general, if two people have the same value of pocket pairs, how is ...
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Calling down check-raise on semi-dry board

Game is 1/2 cash, generally soft with good-ish players, 9-max. V is a MTT player that is adjusting to cash, so has reasonable fundamentals and not terribly out of line. Able to bluff in reasonable ...
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Best five card hand [duplicate]

Me and some friends were playing poker and player 1 had 9/8 and player 2 had 9/3. The flop was K, K, 9, 2, 2. Who would be the winner , please explain.
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Calculating my bet size if I know my bluff % to make villain indifferent

I'm trying to work out the formula to figure out what percentage of the pot I need to bet if I want to make the villain indifferent to calling. A similar question has a response by paparazzo where he ...
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How often does an overpair get out flopped by a set?

(13k) utg+1 ....... villain (9k). Cut off....hero JJ Blinds 300/600 , $100 buy in . I got in from a satellite that auto entered me.during late reg with around 20bb at 5k The villain ...
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explaining the terms regarding Outs

Blockquote I was reading about calculating Odds of hitting the draw but i did not understood how they calculated the following data. Let say, if Outs is 1(which case would it be ? ), so how they ...
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Playing with an infinite copies of a deck

Let's assume we are no longer having a deck with 52 cards, but infinite cards, where every card has a probability of 1/52 to be received. With the logic, if you have two cards, the probability for a ...
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Confusion regarding calculating odds in flops

I was going through an article where it's written: "For example, if you hold two hearts, and there are two on the flop, you have nine outs to hit your draw, giving approximation of 18 percent to hit ...
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Professional cash player's salaries

I'm trying to get a sense of how much money I can make if I decide to be a pro cash player. And what blinds do they play?

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