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Top new questions this week:

Calling to lure players into the pot

Lets say you are sitting on Aces and want to play. How good is it to call instead of to raise as to get more money into the pot? Could this be called a double bluff?

asked by Neil Meyer 2 votes
answered by Dr.DrfbagIII 3 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How do I structure the blind levels of a tournament to run for a certain length (on average)?

I'm hosting a poker tournament with 10 people and want it to go on for 3-4 hours. I'm bringing a 500 piece poker set for the event (5 colors). What blind structure should I use for this? In general, ...

tournament blinds  
asked by SoftMemes 5 votes
answered by user403 4 votes

Pocket pair starting hands vs. probability of opponent having a pocket pair

According to Wikipedia, the probability of being dealt any pocket pair as the starting hand is ~6% (78/1326=0.0588), but yet the probability of facing another player holding a larger pair when holding ...

asked by Theo 8 votes
answered by Theo 3 votes

What can I do to calculate my odds in a hand?

How do I calculate the odds of making my hand for any given game of poker?

asked by Chad 19 votes
answered by Chris Marasti-Georg 11 votes

How do I Calculate Expected Value of Shoving, including Fold Equity, in heads up play?

How do I calculate my expected value of shoving, including Fold Equity, in heads up play? I know several factors are involved Pot Size My Stack His Stack My chance of winning if he calls His ...

betting-strategy ev heads-up  
asked by Brian Webster 9 votes
answered by Jeffrey Blake 12 votes

What was the fifth card of the dead man's hand?

What was the fifth card of the dead man's hand? Was there any proven information about fifth card of dead man's hand?

poker-history dead-mans-hand  
asked by Soner Gönül 11 votes
answered by Soner Gönül 11 votes

When should you defend your big blind in tournament play?

Should you defend your blinds differently at different stages of a tournament? Meaning in the early stages should you defend a lot tighter and then get a bit looser as the tournament goes on. The ...

nlhe tournament betting-strategy betting-position strategy  
asked by Gaz Winter 8 votes
answered by IharS 6 votes
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