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Can someone help me calculate if I am "pot committed" in the following scenario?

Player 1 is facing a bet of $11 into an existing pot of $178+$11 = $189, so is getting pot odds of 189/11 = 17.18 (so just over 17-1). To make a call profitable, they therefore need to have the ...
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Knowing whether to continue after calculating outs percentage

So just to offer you a small bit of clarity on outs, you absolutely do not have a 35% chance of winning the hand! You have a 35% chance of improving your hand. This is an important distinction to ...
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Confused about pot odds

Here is another way to look at it: Gained if you call and win: 30+50 = 80 Lost if you call and lose: 50 Your Equity = 0.36 EV = Equity(Gained when win) + (1-Equity)(Lost when lose) EV = 0.36(80) + (1-...
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Pot Odds in "The Mathematics of Poker" Example 4.3

They're playing limit hold'em. That pot size means the SB folded, BB checked and the other player. 15$ from the SB, 30$ from the BB and 30$ from the other player. Limit hold'em or fixed-limit hold'em ...
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Additional Odds for Flush Draw, by hitting two paris or three of a kind, as well - How to calculate Runner-Runner?

Usually runner-runner probability is so low that it won't affect the consideration of pot odds. Thus, in most cases, realistically, you calculate the direct odds. The only exception would be runner-...
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Odds on winning both hands running it twice when massive dog

First pot, you have 19.14% equity and 18.78% to win. Second pot, with card removal you have 13.5% equity and 13.09% to win. To calculate your odds to win both, simply multiply both numbers: .1878 * ....
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Drawing and pot odds

So in this case let's first count our outs. We have 8 cards that can make us our open ended straight draw, we also have another 7 cards that will make us our flush. So a total of 15. We know of our ...
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When taking pot odds into account after the flop, use chance of hitting with next two cards, or just the next card

That depends on what you're contemplating, and what you think future action will be. For example, if you're contemplating a bet that will put you or your opponent all in, then the odds of the next two ...
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When taking pot odds into account after the flop, use chance of hitting with next two cards, or just the next card

This depends on number of things you have to consider, not only the direct odds. What I mean: The pure odds you calculate should be used if you expect your opponent to check the turn and you see free ...
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Preflop Pot Odds

It depends on how deep the stacks are and how many players are involved in the pot. To make this easier lets suppose you have 72o, since it is the bottom of your pre-flop range. If you have to call ...
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Pots odds versus bluff rate to call on the river

This question seems difficult but when you start knowing what it means, things become easier. When you say pot odds are 3:1 to call it means that in this situation you only need to win 1 time out of ...
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Confused about pot odds

It's a common misunderstanding. You can do it both ways, it's up to what's more convenient to you. European Way (include the amount you bet) equity (%) = your_money/(pot+your_money) = 50 / 130 = ...
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Keep getting beaten All In with AA

Did you hold the ace of spades? What bet sizing? You have AA and your thought is to wait for the river to value bet? Not a spot to slow play with a flush draw and two paint on the board. He could ...
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How to bet with straight draw on the flop, and then straight on the turn?

Preflop play is OK but I'd probably prefer to limp (there are already two previous limpers, which give you awesome pot odds) I don't like betting 20 in-position on the flop because you are basically ...
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Example of a hand where pot odds aren't compared to breakeven odds

What's causing the confusion is the perspective flip between the two examples. (Which isn't helped by the author using similar starting hands in both. Even though they look similar, they'll play very ...
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Example of a hand where pot odds aren't compared to breakeven odds

KQ vs 98 on K86 Suppose the turn is a 2, you still have the best hand, and you bet. How many outs does Villain have to improve? Three 9s will give him two-pair, and two 8s will give him three of a ...
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How much can I rely on implied odds when set mining?

More than 9 times out of 10 you should be folding. Off of the top of my head (correct me if I am wrong) you need 10:1 or better to make calling preflop with a small pocket pair profitable for set ...
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Correct call from EV perspective? [PLO]

You have 13 outs as 2 clubs pair the board. You also can't be sure clubs (non nut flush) and 4s Ts (flushes your straight) are clean. According to simulation, your equity is closing 28%, so it's a ...
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How many people need to call to make a bet on a flush draw worthwhile?

I believe the answer currently posted is incorrect. In the situation posed: If you bet x, and 1 person calls, then you need over 50% odds for a worthwhile bet. If you bet x, and 2 people call, then ...
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Can someone help me calculate if I am "pot committed" in the following scenario?

"Pot committed" happened on the prior bet. On the turn if you call off or bet out 1/3 of your stack then you are pot committed. On the turn (or flop if no turn bet) should have pushed or folded. If ...
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When taking pot odds into account after the flop, use chance of hitting with next two cards, or just the next card

Those number are wrong 19.15% turn 19.57% river 34.97% turn or river (I think you are missing that 5 cards are out) At the flop if either are all in then you can count on no more bets on the turn. ...
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Question of the interpretations of Pot Odds and Pot Equity, MATH

[tl:dr, go to last couple paragraphs] I'm having trouble fully understanding your question in the way you put it, but I'll try to address what I think are the issues that you're having trouble with. ...
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