Jonast92
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Can I show a folded hand and win the pot?
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If it's a tournament following the official TDA rules then the following applies: 14: Live Cards at Showdown Discarding non-tabled cards face down does not automatically kill them; players ...

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How should I play the river after check-raising flop and leading turn?
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You only continue to the flop with 15% of hands. This means that any thinking player will only get to the flop with you vs. a very strong range of yours. They need to be cautious. They don't have to ...

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How to recover from big losses and stop chasing
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You recover by thinking of your next session as position zero, square one. Heaters and downswings are irrelevant of your future sessions so don't think about them. Don't change your strategy based on ...

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Best mental state for playing
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We are all different but in the end it's all about biology and psychology. Some things apply to all of us meanwhile some only apply to some of us. Being rested is a major factor which determines ...

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What's the chance my opponent has a better flush?
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tl;dr: it depends on a few things but the chances of opponent having a better flush is somewhere in the 43% area if we assume villain opens from EP and its HU between you and villain. He'll also have ...

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Can showing cards in a tournament constitute a call to an all-in?
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A player can not be forced to accept an all in simply by showing his cards. However, he did not object to participating in the showdown and that means he accepted the all in. He could have refused to ...

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How can I calculate my total odds given different possible events?
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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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Is gambling disease common among poker PROs who don't play other games?
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I'm completing the book Hooked; how to build habit-forming products. Its claimed that roughly 1% of people who engage in a habit-forming activity, such as gambling, develop an addiction. Alexander ...

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Should I shove or 4-bet with AA
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You have two options here with your stack size. a) raise all in. pros: you get worse pairs to commit that could give up on scary flops, plus villain has shown significant interest in committing ...

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Rules on players exposing card before all players bet
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Exposing cards with action pending may result in a penalty but not a dead hand. Any penalty begins at the end of the hand. Poker TDA: 68: Exposing Cards and Proper Folding This is the current TDA ...

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Show hand in a HEADs UP situation to the raiser while playing MTT
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The TDA rules, the probably most common end established rules followed in MTTs, state the following: 68: Exposing Cards and Proper Folding Exposing cards with action pending, including the ...

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Posting Small and Big Blinds simultaneously
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At a casino, when you first sit down at a Hold’em table, the rules vary as to whether you have to post blinds (even if you’re out of the normal blind positions for that hand) in order to be dealt ...

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Cheating by 2 or more players playing "best hand?"
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This I think could simply be that two or more colluders would not only avoid being in the same pot against a third player but they would communicate which should drop out based on hand quality. ...

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Tracking personal bad beats and suck outs
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There exist two core kind of probabilities: independent and dependent. An example of a dependent probability is an outcome from a deck of cards, where each card dealt has an effect on the remainder ...

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What to do if you are dealt AA at the begining of a tournament
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Having 200 big blinds does not mean that you're twice as likely to win the tournament over someone who has 100 big blinds. However, your chances of cashing do increase by a good amount and result in ...

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New WSOP shot clock
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The shot clock favors the less studied and tilt-full players. It's also very good for TV. People stall for two reasons. One, because they're actually thinking and two, to tilt the opponents. Well ...

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220£ tournament
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You should only fold KK against opponents that you know very well and have an excellent read on, preferrably a nit that would only ever show such strength with AA but not as much with weaker pairs ...

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Tournament - Who decides if I have to show my cards?
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You can be forced to show your cards at showdown after the river, but never before that (except everyone are all-in). The moment you're the only remaining player in the hand, before showdown, you win ...

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Should I have shoved all in on this flop?
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Everyone check to the button, no one is showing strength. Someone wants a free/cheap draw The button's job is to show strength, he might have anything, even after raising pre-flop. You know he has ...

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On a round if everyone has called or folded, could the person after the last to call, raise and make everyone have to call again?
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"could the person after the last to call, raise and make everyone have to call again?" In the tagged game, Texas-hold-em, no. The person last to call completes the action, forcing the next street ...

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What to consider in order to build a Pre-Flop range chart (Hold-em)?
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The main consideration is whether the hand makes +EV profit on average when played in a given situation. It's good to have a default which takes into account GTO ranges or even better, ranges based ...

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Flush draw against very aggressive player
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You decided to make the call pre-flop, some might consider it wrong but it's also a bluffing opportunity against a player who's trying to pick up all the pots, especially if you've been playing tight ...

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