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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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Table image when playing with fish.

In a smaller home game just be nice. If you are a bully you might not get invited back. In my home game I had one guy that would taunt when he would win. I just did not invite him back. Just pretend ...
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Should you play low suited connectors?

Generally, low suited connectors don't have enough value to be played consistently and they have high reverse implied odds, meaning that even when you hit two pair, a straight, or a flush, it's still ...
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Does play for free help you learn poker

If a person's end goal is to become a good enough poker player to win money consistently, play money is a great way to get started. BUT over time, it becomes less productive and at some point becomes ...
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Why isn't every value player rich?

Rich? It's extremely hard to be "rich" just by playing poker, but it's simple enough to make a living off it. The reason being that you have to be vastly superior to the field to make steady money off ...
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Please advise if there was a better way to play pocket T

I think you played this hand ok, the only thing I see a problem with is your bet on the flop. This flop is a terrible one for TT, not only are there connected overcards here, but there is also a ...
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Why do so many top level play fold preflop in texas holdem?

That's a good question and an excellent observation for a novice player. There are few things in poker that you should always or never do. However, it's almost universally accepted among competent ...
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Question About Card Value in Flushes/ Full Houses

But flush K, Q, J, 10, 9 does beat flush 5, 4, 3, 2, A King high straight flush versus a five high straight flush You want to make it more complex and you are getting the current rules wrong The ...
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Is it better to have pocket AA and hit three of a kind, or better to have one Ace and hit three of a kind?

It is always better to hit a set (you have the pair). A pair on the board is shared with your opponent. If you have a single A and the board is AA8 and your opponent has 88 you are behind. If ...
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What's the optimum time to enter a tournament with late registration?

I like the accepted answer but I disagree with "get a large stack early". Playing big pots to build a stack early is risky. Even a fish can wake up with or draw to the nuts. Play pot control ...
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7 card no peek rules

If they have cards but no money left they're all in and thus the other player cannot bet more to make them fold. Whatever money was in the pot before the other player bet is all the money the person ...
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What is a bluff catcher?

A bluff catcher is a hand that isn't necessarily strong, but strong enough to call an opponent and beat them if you believe they're bluffing. It's a hand that's not good enough to value bet, as you'll ...
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How to adjust Gameplay at a PokerLeague?

That's an interesting structure. I would play pretty tight at all stages with the mindset of surviving as long as possible. Once you have 10 outcomes that you're satisfied with, and maybe a couple ...
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Should you play low suited connectors?

Best way to play them in my opinion is to play them cheaply. The type of situation where you're on the button or are the big blind, theres a few limps and you can close the action. Pretty simple to ...
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Should you play low suited connectors?

NOT hands you play short stacked. You should not play 23, 34 as less ways to make straight as you don't have 3 below. I don't play 45 because of card removal - if people are in the hand the most ...
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How should I play against a limpers?

This question is similar to... What do I do if people give me money? Limpers are the easiest to play against. Raises and bets can cause you to make bad decisions (folding wrong or giving more money ...
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How should I play against a limpers?

raising 3x plus 1 BB per limper to isolate, which should get the weak hands out, so if there is 5 limpers before you raise 8x the big blind. Like others have said play tight, Bet Big with your good ...
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Please advise if there was a better way to play pocket T

TT, JJ, and QQ are all hard hands to play as you don't want to release them when you don't flop a set. You had a flop with 2 over cards out of position. You have a blockers on the straight so I would ...
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Please advise if there was a better way to play pocket T

Preflop is ok. Flop: I would prefer a much smaller flop bet ($0.55-$0.80) because a) TT has some showdown and im not looking to inflate the pot and b) OOP there are many bad turn/rivers, and not many ...
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Chance of winning heads-up by always shoving pre-flop

Assuming good depth (50bb+) if someone calls with the top 50% of hand i.e. everything that is +ev to call, he would have 57% chance to win However a good player realizing he has 57% chance to win and ...
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Table image when playing with fish.

First suggestion would be to get rid of the word "fish". Second suggestion would be to sit out a hand or two once in a while if house rules allow. I don't understand why your #2 goes straight to "...
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Feature In A Poker Game

I would suggest Save everything to a database so you can write whatever kind of query you want about a hand. make the number of bots from one to nine rather just five. Let the player change the ...
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Poker Calculator

I'm not familiar with .NET and stuff. I probably should mention that I'm not a professional programmer myself. But there surely are a lot of great libraries in pure C. Using C++ and i5 CPU I ...
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Poker Calculator

Features important to me: total and pct on win loss tie ratio for hand odds give a tie 1/2 win break down on all the hands percent straight flush down to pct high card need this for debug anyway ...
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What's the optimum time to enter a tournament with late registration?

Considering you are a winning player you should register the tournament as early as possible, because as deepstacked as you are your edge will be bigger and overall variance lower, resulting in a ...
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Is it better to have pocket AA and hit three of a kind, or better to have one Ace and hit three of a kind?

Paparazzi's answer is correct, but I would add a little bit more to that (especially that the examples were mainly about full house, which is not that probable). With one ace a lot depends on your ...
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Is there a difference between a "loose" and an " aggressive "player?

Yes it is different. Loose means that you play with a lot of starting hand. The opposite is tight, the old way of playing poker, in which you play only with good/premium cards. Playing loose, most ...
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