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How do I calculate the odds of making a four of a kind by the river given I have a pair?

Given: My hand is any pair How do I calculate the probability of making a four of a kind by the (flop, turn, &) river?

odds  
asked by user2600905 2 votes
answered by TacticalCoder 1 vote

Bigger than Big Blind

I was playing in a live LV tournament. Blinds were $50 and $100. The hold cards were dealt but the player in the big blind position had yet to put in his blind. The small blind had put in $100 as he ...

tournament rules  
asked by Jim 1 vote
answered by Chris Farmer 4 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Poker Rooms Comparison

I am playing at Pokerstars only. Basically there are a lot of tournaments/cash games at PS according to any taste and bankroll. I am thinking of creating an account in some other poker rooms. So ...

online poker-rooms  
asked by IharS 9 votes
answered by Bogdan 5 votes

Effect of number of players in the probability distribution of poker hands

We have this official rank of hands. I have a theory (which I do not know how to prove) that the number of players in a texas-hold-em table will affect the probability distribution of the hands. ...

texas-hold-em  
asked by jeckyll2hide 6 votes
answered by Radu Murzea 6 votes

Unexpected aggression and a premium hand

I was recently in a ten-handed 1/2 NLHE cash game. The table had a decent mix of tight and loose players, but nobody completely crazy. Generally, pre-flop raise to 25 was enough to limit the field to ...

texas-hold-em no-limit  
asked by Pops 5 votes
answered by Brent Morrow 8 votes

What is the min-raise and min-reraise in Holdem No Limit?

When I play with friends live poker we always ask ourself what are the min-raise and min-reraise rules in Holdem No Limit?

texas-hold-em no-limit raise  
asked by Jurik 2 votes
answered by Dutch.Boyd 5 votes

Which hand wins: 23 vs. 9J on a AAKKQ board?

Ignoring any flush possibility, who would win? Board: AAKKQ Player 1: 23 Player 2: 9J I think both players split the pot in half because they both have two pairs and Q as kicker, but people keep ...

texas-hold-em rules hand  
asked by user1145 3 votes
answered by Oz Ramos 14 votes
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