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Mucking hand face up

Need some help here please heres the scenerio Seat 4 and seat 5 are all in..2 pair on board. Seat 5 says to seat 4 you win you have the ace and shows his hand but does NOT table the hand.He then ...

rules reading-hands  
asked by marie29 1 vote

Raise/ Re-raise in No Limit Hold Em?

My confusion is simple. Please tell me if I am right in thinking the following things:- 1. In a 1/2 NL game, if the conversion factor is 2x ( w.r.t Big Blind), then a person can only raise (at least) ...

texas-hold-em betting-strategy  
asked by Garvit Sharma 1 vote
answered by yazanpro 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Is Small Ball Poker In Cash Games A Good Strategy?

I have read Daniel Negreanu's book on small ball poker strategy in tournament play. Essentially, small ball poker involves playing a wider range of starting hands more aggressively, but only ...

texas-hold-em nlhe betting-strategy  
asked by Chris 13 votes
answered by Toby Booth 11 votes

Publicly available poker stats

Are there any sources of poker hands, including how they play out with betting etc... I am imagining the log files of some poker site somewhere. I am looking for complete hand histories - and ...

texas-hold-em statistics  
asked by Billy Moon 9 votes
answered by Toby Booth 13 votes

What are the odds of being dealt exactly the same 2 hole cards in consecutive hands?

I mean exactly the same two cards e.g. A♥ and 5♠, not just any A5 off suit.

texas-hold-em online  
asked by Robbie Dee 3 votes
answered by msergeant 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. ...

asked by jeckyll2hide 7 votes
answered by Radu Murzea 7 votes

How is Poker a game of skill?

First of all, I'm a newbie so excuse my stupid question but I have to know :( I notice a lot of people say this, especially those who play a lot of poker. I'm not really a poker player, but I know ...

asked by Cathy 8 votes
answered by Chris Oak 19 votes
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