Raymond Timmermans
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Fold AKo preflop?
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7 votes

The top 6-max cash game guys playing zoom500 will happily get 100BB in pre-flop with AKo. However the playerpool is really tough and aggresive, so maybe against some tighter live players it is not ...

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What are the odds of drawing the idiot end of the straight flush on the flop
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6 votes

In order for two people flopping a straight flush we need: a connected three straight flop, all cards having the same suit. No cards can be lower than a three or higher than a queen. player 1 ...

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Best hand versus AA
6 votes

I exhaustively simulated (every possibility is run) AA vs any pocket pair and AA vs any suited connector. Firstly let's cover the pocket pairs: Obviously it is best for the under-pair to have ...

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Is it ever ok to limp preflop? Beginner question
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6 votes

Generally, I would strongly advice against limping. It is a bad strategy. There are some very specific spots were limping might be reasonable, but always raising pre-flop is never wrong. There is a ...

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Is there a calculator that shows what my "potential" odds are?
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5 votes

If you have an android phone you can download "Poker calculator", logo is a clover as you can see topleft. It is a great app. It supports hold 'em but also 4 and 5 card omaha high and omaha high/low....

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Why do players join a tournament late?
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If you late register, all pots you play will be much more significant, compared to pots you play in the earlier stages of the game. Players can opt to late register, because playing the earlier stages ...

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Help with a hand analysis from more experienced players?
4 votes

Preflop: Your $10 raise pre-flop seems a bit small. I'd make it around $16. On the otherhand, AQo on a 9 handed deepstacked table is not even that great. What do you do against a 3-bet? You could ...

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Do Pokerstars "juice" flops to make things more exciting?
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Pokerstars has a very legit random number generator. Making flops more juicy to create bigger pots and thus more rake would be really stupid since they have a reputation to keep up. Big pokersites ...

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No-Limit Holdem first bet after the flop
4 votes

The minimum bet size is one big blind. This bet is therefore legal. The minimum raise size is the amount you have to call, on top of the call. These rules apply always.

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How to play against a limp call?
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When everybody plays really loose, you should play really tight. So you should fold a lot of hands. Poker isn't about seeing flops and hitting hands. It is about winning money. So wait for a very ...

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I started playing on a poker site in India. Is the following scenario possible :
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If it is a shady and small site, then its quality isn't guaranteed. However the vast majority of sites aren't rigged and those who are won't survive long anyway. It is impossible for us to help you ...

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Facing donk lead and call on flop ... what now?
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3 votes

It is an interesting spot for sure. It is hard to say exactly what range the SB and BB have here. Is SB just betting hands like Td8d? Could BB have 87 or would he raise? It is impossible to say. One ...

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Showing your cards after your opponent has mucked his
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You only have to show your hand when you are up against at least one other, still not mucked hand and you want to claim the pot. You never have to show your cards otherwise. In this case you are the ...

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Did I make a stupid mistake with JJ preflop?
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I don't know the stacks of the other players and I don't know the payout structure. But I'll assume they are just normal. You are 6 handed 18BB deep. I don't know what you are doing if you don't want ...

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High low Omaha question
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For both your high and your low hand you must use 2 cards from your hand and 3 cards from the board. With 76 you have 34567 for the high and A2367 for the low. With A2 you have A2345 for the high and ...

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Review of hand played with QQ
3 votes

Pre Second hand in the tournament. You probably don't have any reads. Most weak or lower stakes players are not 3-betting aggressively enough. Especially because of that I agree with you that you don'...

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Should fold AKo when 2 players already all-in?
3 votes

This is probably a standard get in. However I think that bad players or lower stake players generally play too tight in these spots. This makes it closer but still I think it should be an all-in. ...

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C-Betting on Flops that Missed Both You and Your Opponents?
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3 votes

Basically what the author is trying to say is that you don't want to c-bet all your hands, because you will have to fold to a shove a lot of the time. Your opponent can abuse you this way. He proposes ...

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Do you guys believe online poker room is a scam?
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If you play online poker on big, trusted sites. You are ABSOLUTELY NOT being scammed, cheated etc. You probably won't like my answer. If you give up poker for good, that is fine. It is not for ...

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Did I play QQ correctly in this situation?
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3 votes

On the flop you should make it like $20-$25. Really small, because realistically villain never has any good hands (I think he should fold 88 and slowplay aces and kings only rarely). Villain will be ...

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Quads sevens 5 times in one night
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I will have to get technical, sorry. There are 35 possible ways to make quad sevens. They are all equally likely. You can get this number by writing out all possibilities like this: XXXXOOO XXXOXOO ...

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Odds on winning both hands running it twice when massive dog
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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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What are odds of 2 players having same 4 hole cards in omaha?
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Very interesting question. I assume that you mean that all 4 cards have the same rank and suits are ignored. This is not going to be a simple or short answer. Please bear with me. To answer this ...

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Called me with nothing
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Generally A9 wants to check a flop like 844 rainbow, because you are likely ahead of you opponent's range, but you don't want o play a massive pot. If you bet you can get bluff raised easily and you ...

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How do I calculate the odds my best hand is better than any possible hand an opponent can make?
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You can use a poker calculator. A very good one in my opinion is the following: http://www.propokertools.com/simulations You can fill in the particular board and your particular hand and simulate ...

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Playing monsters against nits
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You should almost always bet in this spot. As a general rule when you have a good hand you should bet and build the pot. You could slowplay a hand like 99, which blocks your opponents good hands, but ...

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How to manage money in the early stages of a poker journey
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An experienced winning player could opt to chose an aggressive bankroll management style. An advantage of this is you can wager a higher percentage of your bankroll and thus hopefully winning fast and ...

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Playing low cards in position
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Open 63o? Definitely not! Not from any position. It is that simple. Especially in enviroments where the rake is high this is a hugely losing play. I agree with Doicin when the blinds don't defend ...

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How many side pots possible in case of n player table (assuming n to be any number)
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2 votes

The answer: n - 1. If all n players go all in and all n players have unequal stacks, then there will be n - 1 different pots. If there are two stacks that are equal to one another you must substract ...

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How to deal with players who aggressively pre-flop all-in in low stakes hold-em?
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2 votes

Against players this bad it should be very easy to win. I recommend first to try to be profitable in these games before switching to real money games. If all players went all-in all the time you ...

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