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What's wrong with my equity calculation?

At first, I thought, OK, lets quickly answer this, returning the favor. But it turned out to be a rather tricky one! One online calculator gives 48.18%, the other 48.28%, off by 0.1%, already very ...

Can someone explain in simple terms what equity means?

Equity is simply how much of the pot is "yours" based on your odds to win it. If there's \$100 in the pot, and you have a 50% chance of winning it, then you have \$50 in equity. If you have a 30% chance ...
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Does AA have the highest Equity in "double-board-bomb-pot" with 9 players?

Given the following: we know AA is the best starting hand in regular 9-handed NLHE there is no action before the flop in double board bomb pots we are considering the strength of the hand before we ...
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What's wrong with my equity calculation?

I'm not sure how much it affects your equity calculation, but you are missing where the villain hits Aces full.
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What's the best hand against 9 people in the hand?

Based on simulations, no other hand besides AA will have higher equity vs. 9 players. The same goes for n number of players 2-8. The hand evaluator I used computes 27% "strength" for pocket aces vs. 9 ...
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Online poker equity calculators not consitent

Your result adds up 1 (98.58% + 1.41%) and Site 1 and 4 do not, which means you do not calculate the tie case separately, while they do. This is definitely a difference in methods. Without ...
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Calculating Odds for 3 of a kind

I would read the 91.79% is the chance of you having the best hand at the end of the hand, while 62.5% is the chance your hand will not improve with the last 2 cards. The table on the right shows the ...
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Largest cumulative equity swing

AsAd vs Ah9d (94.08%) Flop 8h 9h 9c (4.34%) Turn Ac (97.73%) River 9s (0%). Total equity swing is approximately 280.86%. You're absolutely correct; postflop equities can be calculated by determining ...
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What to do when your range has higher equity but less made hands on a specific board?

Looking at the ranges, it seems to me that BTN's equity advantage comes from having more Overpairs and more Top-pair hands than CO. It's also to be expected in a 3-bet pot that you would have some ...
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Am I supposed to deny equity to draws?

I don't think these examples are at odds with each other. The reason why you should raise top-two on a JhTh5c flop is not (primarily) to deny equity. It is to build a pot and get value from your ...
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Calculating Odds for 3 of a kind

That calculator that you are using is giving you the probabilities that you will end up with any of those hands when all the cards are dealt. Two pair, one pair and high card are 0% because you ...
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Could it happen, from a theoretical point of view, that all players at a table tie?

It's probably more interesting to think about this question for games like Omaha where players can't "play the board" (i.e. exactly 2 hole cards and 3 board cards are used to make the player's hand). ...
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Could it happen, from a theoretical point of view, that all players at a table tie?

Definitely possible, but exceptionally unlikely that all players would remain in a hand long enough to realize this possibility. The stronger and more correlated the board gets, the less likely it is ...
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Could it happen, from a theoretical point of view, that all players at a table tie?

Sure. If the flop comes AKQJT with no flush possibility, then everyone involved will tie
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What's the best hand against 9 people in the hand?

Here are the equity values for each choice of 2 cards vs 8 other players with random holdings: AA 34.57% KK 29.21% QQ 24.86% AKs 22.65% JJ 21.68% AQs 21.18% KQs 20.50% AJs 19.89% KJs 19.39% AKo ...
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Is there a software available that I can use to calculate outs?

Keep in mind that a computer will only give you the final result of the calculation you do in your hand. It's not like the computer gives you a perfect knowledge of the possible outs because it still ...
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Poker Combinatorics: Compare pot odds with what?

The way I understand your question, it seems like b and a are the same thing. in your example of (a) you mention that the total combinations come out to 42. this number is not arbitrary, it has to ...
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What is the Villain's equity against Hero's cards in this hand?

I will try to answer briefly, and I will assume by JJ+ you mean JJ, QQ, KK, AA. I will also use the 2% 4% rule when counting outs as a shortcut. (google it if you aren't familiar, very useful at the ...
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How to access detailed range against range equity?

Pokerstove is a good, opensource, free software that will give you these results (it can be found here: https://github.com/andrewprock/pokerstove). I am not sure if it will separate the hands out like ...
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Equity in calculating my range vs opponent range

The metric is a ratio of what I think my equity is vs what the foe think my equity is. The higher the disparity the more volatile or different the perception of the outcome is to each ones perspective....
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Equity with ranges

There are 169 possible starting hands, so the top 25% is the top 42(.25) hands. As per this page, the top 25% of all starting hands are therefore: AA,KK,QQ,AKs,JJ,AQs,KQs,AJs,KJs,TT,AKo,ATs,QJs,KTs,...
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Calling on river with pair of Aces?

You were getting 3:1 with top pair to call the river. If they were on KJ they probably would not have bet pot on the flop. If they were on AQ most likely they would have also bet the turn. Don't ...
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Assumptions about opponents' ranges for equity calculation for pokerbot at Turn and River

Absolutely you can exclude cards from your opponents range based on how they played the flop, however because people aren't rational 100% of the time, and poker being a game of probability with an ...
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