lnafziger
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Possible cheating in Online Poker (by the dealer)
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Well, I have two answers: 1) If you play as many hands of live poker as online poker, you will see the same thing. While it is amazingly hard to believe hands sometimes, sooner or later every hand ...

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What are the overall odds of winning a heads up, texas hold em hand?
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As you can imagine, your equity in a heads up hand with no rake, where you bet preflop and deal out all community cards without betting, will be 50%. Other variations of this, such as the dealer ...

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What are the odds of flopping a straight flush with 62s?
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You need to calculate the odds of getting the exact flop that you need. Since the order doesn't matter, the first card dealt would have three possibilities, and then if you got one of those you would ...

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Simplest Way to Explain EV to Beginners
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Say that we decide to bet on coin flips. In the first case, I will give you $1 every time that it is heads, and you will give me $1 every time that it is tails. Simple logic will tell you that ...

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Finding leaks in your game
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One of the easiest things you can look at is which hands are making money and which hands are losing money. Sort by number of blinds won/lost per hand type if you can, and then start at the bottom. ...

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Formula for making a single pair on the flop
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The probability would be calculated by taking the odds of having 1 card pair and then the other two cards NOT pairing or forming a set. Calculate this for the three combinations (1st card pairs, 2nd ...

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Bank Roll Management @ Multiple Tables
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I remember reading on pocket fives a long time ago that you will want one extra buyin, beyond the typical recommendation of 25-40 buyins, for each additional table that you will be playing. 20 buyins ...

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What does the Dealer button have to do with the dealer?
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In a casino (or any other poker game with a professional dealer) the dealer will deal every hand, however they are actually dealing for the player, who would normally be dealing if they weren't there. ...

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How to calculate the odds of the same thing happening both times I have a specific hand?
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Am I right in assuming that if I had AA 20 hands ago, and I lost to AK, the odds of it happening again the very next time I have AA are far smaller? Yes and no. But mostly no. The odds of AA ...

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Rank of two-pair hands for low in razz or 7-stud hi-low
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To see which hand is higher, you always start with the highest pair first, and then consider the lower pair only if the highest pair is the same. In this example, the pair of 9's beats the pair of 5'...

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Does the buy-in for a tourney affect the taxes of your winning?
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In the US, when you do your taxes, you are required to show your income from poker. This would be the total of all of your winnings, minus your losses. However, you can not show a loss on your tax ...

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Pocket Aces in 9-handed
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The short answer is that this is just the nature of things when playing for play money. When you get pocket aces, you often can (and should) get all of your chips in pre-flop because most play money ...

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Some Mathematical Poker Questions (Discrete Math)
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How many ways can a 5-card draw-poker hand be dealt? In order to calculate the number of ways that a hand can be dealt, meaning that the order of the cards is significant, you need to multiply the ...

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What are the odds of being dealt exactly the same 2 hole cards in consecutive hands?
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To understand how to calculate these types of questions yourself, here is how you would do it: Since this hand could be dealt two ways (A♥ and 5♠ or 5♠ and A♥) and be the "same hand" for the purposes ...

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Texas Hold 'Em possibilities
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There are 45 × 44 ÷ 2 = 990 possible starting hands that can be dealt preflop to an opponent when you are heads up, discounting the known cards. (We divide by two previously because the order that ...

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AKo all in v 57o?
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TL;DR: No, he should have folded. :-) Longer explanation: So there are 3,000 (SB) + 6,000 (BB) + 12,000 (2 callers) + 30,000 (bounty chips) + 36,000 (your stack) chips in the pot. That works out to ...

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