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Do Pokerstars "juice" flops to make things more exciting?

Pokerstars has a very legit random number generator. Making flops more juicy to create bigger pots and thus more rake would be really stupid since they have a reputation to keep up. Big pokersites ...
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Why at Pokerstars clicking a pot button adds 1000 more?

The size of a pot-sized raise is calculated as follows: Match the standing bet, and then Raise by the size of the pot after you have matched the current bet. The formula for calculating this is 3x ...
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is PokerStars play money algorithm slightly rigged to make players buy more play money?

There is no proof that Pokerstars algorythms are in any way "rigged". External auditory is performed on its dealing system. Anyway you can ask for 15.000 extra chips every 4 hours so I don't think ...
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Playing on PokerStars.uk from Germany?

[Solved] Just got a response from PS support stating that it's allowed to play using PokerStars.uk in Germany Below is there response: Please note as a player on the .UK platform you are able to ...
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Are 2 players tables as profitable as 6 players games?

It depends what you enjoy more and/or what you are better at. However, in my experience, the heads-up field is generally much tougher than 6-max, but rake is usually the same. Therefore I recommend ...
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Is it legal to play online poker in New Jersey? If so, is it worth it?

I think you answered yourself at the first question, if it is legal. Yes, it is. Not only Pokerstars confirms it, but all other poker affiliates site say as well. And I don't think anybody would dare ...
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Sensible plan to satellite myself into the PCA?

The Official PCA site on How To Qualify hints that: "The PCA page on the PokerStars Blog page has blog posts from Team PokerStars Pro, which give poker strategy advice that's designed to help ...
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are pokerstars.net hand histories saved?

So from what I've seen from Pokerstars help center, it looks like for pokerstars.net the answer is no. https://www.pokerstars.com/help/articles/hh-pm-older-7-days/11133/
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Why did i lose this hand even if it looks as i was winning?

The short version is: your 4's got 'counterfeited'. Your best 5 cards play, out of the 7 cards available. The 9's and 7's make the best two pair, so the pair of 4's don't play. Since you have to use 5 ...
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is PokerStars play money algorithm slightly rigged to make players buy more play money?

It is powered by RNG (random number generator) and there never been any statistical anomalies over a long period of time, so you can be confident that they are not doing anything sketchy with it. It ...
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What are the betting rounds for badugi?

Same as any triple draw poker game (Badugi typically plays with a triple draw). Get hole cards, round of betting from under the gun. Draw, bet a second round. Draw than bet a third round. Draw then ...
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Why did Pokerstars' traffic crash so much in the last years?

A combination of bad publicity, increased rake, denying anonymous play and the fact that fish left, because online poker got tougher.
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Poker aggression - Flop, Turn and River

"PreFlop aggression : 60%" If it is not a heads up (1 on 1) but 6 or more seats poker than it is too much. It is almost impossible on a long run play profitable with such preflop aggression. ...
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PokerStars Android - Cards History

Point wise answer Here is a beta for andriod HUD I don't think HH is stored on the phone anymore. If you make an HUD it will have to determine actions literally by looking at the action Pokerstars ...
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Probability of playing for a top PokerStars Spin & Go prize?

PokerStars publishes the frequencies of prizes that you can expect when playing these spin and gos. From that frequency table, you can figure out your EV, based on the bankroll that you want to start ...
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Sensible plan to satellite myself into the PCA?

Not a directly answer of which satellites And I know you know poker math but math on shove fest If you only play AA, KK, and AK you will get that every 47.35 hands Round it up to 48 In 120 hands ...
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