Ying Li
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5 card flush on table
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The rule is very very simple. Construct the best 5 card hand with the 7 cards available to you (5 community and 2 hole cards), no exceptions. Your best 5 cards hand: 5s 6s 10s Js Qs His best 5 ...

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Trip Aces vs Possible Flush
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Depending on what level of play this is... This can be brilliant or total fish. If you are playing with normal people, this is pretty bad; if you are playing with God-like pros, this is a decent line ...

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All in player exposes cards in multiway pot when action is not over
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If it's a tournament, then there will be timeouts and punishment. But in a cash game, the best they can do is declare your hand dead. In this case, declaring your hand dead makes no sense so at best ...

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Pocket Jacks with two higher cards on flop
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It's a really really weird donk bet. I would depend lean towards calling a lot of times here (maybe 7/10). But it would depend on your image and how good he is. Unless you have played super passively,...

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How do I calculate "I break even if Villain folds this percentage of shoving", including Fold Equity, in heads up play?
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This is not hard to calculate once you understand what it means. In poker since you are not expected to be mathematicians, we need to boil the math down to little piece. First you calculate your ...

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Jason Platten 1234
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Split pot... It's the best 5 card hand, that's it, nothing else matters. Yes the Q7 has another full house but that makes no difference. Player 1's best 5 cards: QQQ77 Player 2's best 5 cards: QQQ77 ...

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Why isn't every value player rich?
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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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Side pot rules on not equal hands
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It's very easy to understand if you think about it this way. You can only win as much money as you put in from each player. So if you win a three-way pot with $100 investment into the pot, you get $...

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Tying in a win the button tournament
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Most tie breakers in tournament / live cash game format is the "left of the button" rule. Left of the button has most priority then it goes around until the button (least priority). This happens with ...

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Odds of getting aces in PLO?
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Probability of 2 out of 4 being Aces: Odds of getting an ace is 4/52, odds of getting a second ace in another card is 3/51. Then getting a non-Ace is 48/50 on the third and 47/49 on the fourth. The ...

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Texas Holdem Poker No Limit betting rules, How does Bet, Raise and by what value it is increased?
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I am unsure why your spreadsheet is so complex, I think there's a fundamental error in approach. There are only three rules to follow (one of them uncommonly used): We will use $1/$2 as example. ...

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Is it proper to tip the folks who manage the table list?
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Appropriate? Sure. Recommended or expected? No. I have been to about 7 casinos/poker rooms, the table managers never get tipped ever. Only the dealer and the drinks cart people gets tips and it's ...

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Putting Crazy Players on a hand
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Ok ok, this is literally a secret I learned form a whole year of surviving on poker before I got a job. This makes the difference between breaking even and winning and it's such a delicate change too.....

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Hand analysis could you lay this down
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Honestly... It depends on your goal on flop. Why did you check-call down him two streets with a medium strength hand? Are you hoping to catch a bluff or are you unsure about your strength? If you read ...

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Was this a good all-in with trip 8s on the turn?
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Well, let's analyze it. There are 95$ in the pot, you are reraising to $200 (all-in) with no action to follow. One of the most tell-tale sign that you didn't play properly is when someone calls, and ...

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What is minimum raise when starting a new round of betting in NLHE?
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Minimum raise is general "double the last bet/raise amount". So in an unraised preflop on $1/$2, it's $4; If someone already raised to $4, then you need to raise to $6 (the last raise is $2 extra). ...

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Do you guys believe online poker room is a scam?
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Paparazzo gave a very good answer on why it's not profitable for big companies to cheat that way. That being said, it has happened before (Ultimate Bet). Individual coders can easily understand and/or ...

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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?
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Runner runner probability is simply multiplying the chance of getting one card in Turn by the chance of getting another card on the river. Let's say you got a backdoor flush possibility. There's 10 ...

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Did I play QQ correctly in this situation?
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At 1/2 1/3 cash games, it's fish central, a lot of good (average shark) players will min-raise nuts (or close to nuts) thinking you can never get out of it. Sharks know one thing, fish can't fold. ...

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Whats your move on this hand?(KK) High Level Table
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Fish called, and a LAG (Hero) Raised. Now to a cash player, I would have done that pretty light to isolate the Fish. I guess the Villian (Good player) probably sensed that. He would have called you ...

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How should I play against a limpers?
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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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Strategy vs Donkey Supreme?
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Strategy / Play Money / Donkey... I don't even know how those three terms come together. There's no donkey with play money, it's fake... I will tell you about when a similar situation happened 3 ...

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How to alter play so a tournement ends sooner?
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You are playing at a disadvantage. But if it's low stake and you are mainly there for the "league points", then aggression works. Play aggressive but mainly against weakness. If you sense weakness, ...

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Is the heads up NLH no mixing Nash equilibrium strategy known?
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I am probably one of the few people with significant experience in all three fields (mathematics, Machine Learning (and AI), poker). To answer is it known, the answer is probably not yet. There are ...

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How to determine the winning hands in poker?
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Very very simple. Pretend you take the community cards, add your own hole cards and play a simple game of "construct the best hand" with it. If the card combo "rank" is the same (flush vs flush), ...

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Not announcing raise on purpose
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No. Because most player who played longer than a full session (6 to 8 hour night) would have known that rule. One chip is a call. You need to announce a raise if you want it to be a raise. Pretending ...

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Agree not to play for a side pot
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Generally, any form of agreement between two players that harm others is against the rules. That includes checking a hand down. In fact, most casinos DO NOT allow game-play talk in a pot with more ...

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What is the formula in getting Outs?
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So there's a real mathematical way and there's a standard poker way. There's two parts: 1) Counting potential "out" cards. 2) Calculating the chances of getting these "out" cards for each street ...

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What is the correct calculation to make various combinations of Hold'em hands?
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Based on your calculations... If you hold 4 cards (A to 4), you will ALWAYS make a pair? Estimate with 3/50 * 5 instead of the annoyingly similar fractions: (3/50 * 5) * 4 = 60/50 !? ===---=== The ...

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