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Pre-flop charts 6-max cash games

I found some opening charts here which you might find useful: Semi-Loose Tight There is also a chart here with calling, 3-betting and 4-betting ranges:
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Why to post big blind in online poker?

It is just a rule of poker. When you take a seat you must wait for the BB to come to you before you can start playing. Or you can post a BB to start playing immediately. Imagine this scenario. A ...
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aggression factor vs aggression frequency

Based on PokerTracker's Stats Guide, the Aggression Factor (AF) is: A measure of how aggressive or passive the player is on a particular street. And the Aggression Frequency (AFq) is: The ...
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Why to post big blind in online poker?

They must include this button. Imagine the scenario, you sit down at a table and someone comes to the door. Without this button the game would force you to pay the BB out of turn. And you could ...
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Why to post big blind in online poker?

This is to prevent people from gaining an advantage by coming in for free than not playing the blind when it comes to them. Common rule, although not particularly standard in all venues.
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using poker bots and top poker bots

OK let me tell you about bots, where they are extremely strong and where they are weak. I have played a lot of Omaha on-line and I was playing against the best known bots on PokerStars and had a ...
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What is the software that every poker site seems to be running?

To be able to answer your question as to which particular software you have seen in use, we'd need to know which site(s) you've seen that software on. There are a couple of main ways that an online ...
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Probability of ace on flop?

Assuming heads-up. Since you hold AQ and villain has AJ, there are 52-4=48 cards left on the deck, with 2 Aces remaining. So, Prob[at least an Ace on the Flop] = 1-Prob[no Ace on Flop]=1-(46/48)(45/...
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Evaluating poker hands programmatically

The general method you describe (that is, check-for-hand-x, then check-for-hand-y, ...) is what poker programmers would call a "naive" or "basic" evaluator. Not that there's anything wrong with it, it'...
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Holdem manager 2 HUD stats definition

Usually, for preflop play it goes like this: VPIP / PFR / 3B / F3 Meaning: 1) VPIP: Voluntarily Put Money in Pot, i.e. how often a player raises & calls. The higher the stat, the looser the ...
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How do the broadcasters know what the hole cards are in televised poker

Depends on the table. The traditional, much more common way currently is to have a hole card cam. This can be under a piece of glass where the players place their cards or built into the side rail. ...
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How can I calculate my total odds given different possible events?

You're not supposed to calculate the chances of you winning, that alone is irrelevant for us. It's okay to lose 99 times out of a 100 if you win 100 times what you lose when you do win, resulting in a ...
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Two pairs two pairs win 🏆

Player 1's hand (best 5-card choice) is 3322A, so two-pair, threes and twos. Player 2's hand (best 5-card choice) is 55337, so two-pair, fives and threes. Since fives beat threes, player 2 wins the ...
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Poker hand pot split rule

I'm assuming this is Texas Hold'em. In Texas Hold'em, you play the best 5-card hand you can, regardless of whether those cards come from your hole cards or the community (board) cards. That means a ...
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Can I find a sorted list of all hands stored as a single file online?

http://www.suffe.cool/poker/7462.html Contains a list of all 7,462 equivalence classes. If you want all 2+ million distinct hands instead, it would be quicker to write a program to generate them than ...
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Can I use Poker Snowie and other learning resources to improve my game, without playing?

Against real players you also use winrate maximization strategies when you play tournaments and there are concepts of icm. Playing the bots is good way to learn general betsizing and lines but It may ...
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Can I use Poker Snowie and other learning resources to improve my game, without playing?

I think you have an excellent plan in place and should continue what you’re doing. Not only are you learning to play but you’re also building the discipline needed to play the right starting cards as ...
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Poker game notation PGN as in chess

To my knowledge, there is no official notation quite like PGN for chess that is used for poker hands. However, there is multiple ways of sharing hands. If you are looking to show a specific hand to ...
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Finding out my range

Poker-Co-Pilot (not entirely free, but does offer a free trial) does this pretty nicely not too complicated to work, shows your percentage opening from different positions and other information I use ...
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Where can I find a resource for mathematically optimal plays?

I know there is a list of pocket cards run by a computer over a million random hands preflop with their winning percentage. The list is dramatically different from odds that you will see on televised ...
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Where can I find a resource for mathematically optimal plays?

Poker has not been solved mathematically. There is not one correct way to play poker. But there are tools out there like equity calculators. Equilab is as good free one. You range your opponents ...
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Pre-flop charts 6-max cash games

If you are here for more advanced preflop tips and to push further: Semi-loose is the best chart here, if you want to push your level, aim for it. Opening ranges vary with how deep you are. The ...
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How do the broadcasters know what the hole cards are in televised poker

This is a great article on RFID There are spots on the table that can read the cards They do a very low power so it can only be read there The cards are not powered - they receive power from the ...
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Evaluating poker hands programmatically

Even if it did "work" (as Paparazzi points out, it wouldn't, because you can hold both a straight and a flush in 7 cards without also holding a straight flush), it's not going to be the most efficient ...
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Is it possible to make big money using poker AI?

Most if not all sites have limits to what a HUD can do. It cannot recommend a play nor specifically give real time analysis on a certain situation. Pretty much limited to straight up statistics. ...
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Online Poker with Microphones and Video Cameras

I don't know any client that supports that option, but it would give me an advantage. One of the key elements in poker is to observe your opponents. If I would play in a game with headset and cam, I ...
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How I should analyze my game?

I think you're on the right track, as in thinking about the right questions. You'll feel better about your uncertainty if you can embrace the reality that poker often does not have clear-cut right/...
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Advanced Poker Calculator

Toby Booth answered in chat Equilab and Flopzilla
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Quantified-self devices to measure tilt

I would strongly recommend doing some mindfulness exercises. Recognising your own tilt is really useful and allows you to deal with it. Being aware of your current state of mind will give you a clear ...
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