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Poker program that tells you the best-known multistrategy in limit hold'em

I'm Mike Johanson, one of the authors on the recent "HULHE is solved" paper, and I wrote a fair chunk of the code for Cepheus. kuzzooroo's link was the right one. At the link he gave (not reproduced ...
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Is NLHE "solved"?

I saw this and thought it was pretty cool, but I do not think poker is "solved". This AI works by playing a large number of hands against players, mathematically analyzing the decisions it made in ...
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Distinct 7 card poker hands

The hands that can't happen with seven cards are exactly the five card hands that improve no matter which two cards are added to them. This basically means hands with low kickers. A high card hand (...
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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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Poker program that tells you the best-known multistrategy in limit hold'em

Heads-up limit hold'em is now solved!. The AI has a great website that will, among other things, tell you the optimal multistrategy at http://poker.srv.ualberta.ca/.
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Question about BB/100

Not sure exactly what game you're playing. Anyway, as far as I've always seen, bb means big blinds and BB means big bets. In most poker variants, the betting size doubles at some point in the hand. ...
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What are some good smartphone apps to help dealing with tilt?

I don't know about an app, but I've always found it helpful to leave the table and go for a walk when I go on tilt, or even after a single bad beat. Physically removing yourself from the environment ...
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Avg equity on flop vs range

Pokerstove is able to calculate the equity on flop (just don't enter the turn and river cards before calculating the equity) there are plenty of other tools around that do it, I personally use ...
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Calculator use at tournament

I would say that you cannot use calculators in poker tournaments and that perhaps the use of a calculator could be considered criminal cheating in the state of Nevada. Over thirty years ago in ...
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Calculator use at tournament

Calculator use would be the same as the use of any other reference. You can not use it during the hand but at in between hands it is fair game. As this is the rule with regards to phones and push/...
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Good online poker app to play with friends?

On like Play WSOP you can join a table with your friend but you don't get heads up. Are you a programmer? It would be pretty easy to build one. Problem is dealer could hack and see the cards. Don't ...
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Correct or best range calculator for 6-max NLH cash games?

The issue here is how you define the top x% of hands - and differences in how this decision is arrived at are likely causing you to see what appear to be different results when using different tools. ...
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Call and raise amount in a poker client

It is standard to show it as 'Call $40'. This makes sense because it will cost $40 more to call and the previous bettings are already either in the pot or right in fron of him, so the information is ...
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Any program/game/bot to play with?

So pretty much all of the major online card rooms offer play money to learn how to play the game, pokerstars, 888 & partypoker. I'm sure other reputable ones offer play money options too. As for ...
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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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Poker software terms

VPIP stands for "voluntary put in pot" PFR stands for "pre-flop raising" AFq is the agression factor (number of times you raise vs number of times you call) All three are probably expressed as ...
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What is the best poker tracker/software?

If you're on Mac it's got to be Poker Copilot. It's really simple to use, simple to set up and they give a really decent trial period - although it costs £49 (~$80) to purchase once it's ran out, so ...
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Good online poker app to play with friends?

Pokerstars have a system called Home Games, or Clubs I believe and you can create a house group where your friends can join and setup a game for play money or real money etc. It's pretty good I use it ...
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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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How to get started building a poker bot?

First of all, explore projects on GitHub. There you may find a many examples of already work code. The second, you must understand that "Poker Bot" is a multicomponent task, wich consist from basic ...
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How to get started building a poker bot?

I suggest you write an equity calculator first as a bot needs one. If you base stuff off equity it is so much easier. Then just a binary made or draw hand. Then you can just do an odds for call and ...
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Online Poker Results

maybe I can help. I play poker, run a HUD, look at the stats and am a software developer. I've seen a few posts on this suggesting it's done by OCR software grabbing the screen. Well, that's really ...
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Can I create freemium chip-based poker software without licence?

To be defined as gambling, I think among other things you need to be able to win something of value back. If the players chips are forever locked up then this might tip the scales in your favour. ...
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Can I create freemium chip-based poker software without licence?

Sure you can create such software, that is only a technical problem. Search over at stack overflow and you will find questions and answers related to poker shuffling routines and such. I am assuming ...
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What is the best poker tracker/software?

In January 2016: PokerTracker and Hold'em Manager still dominate. The two companies merged in late 2014, so they are now two products from the same company, with identical pricing and similar ...
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What are some examples of good, free poker tournament software?

For MacOS use the free version of CasinoWare: https://www.casinoware.net/quick-start/free-download
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