Poker Math & Odds Strategy

If you didn't already it, here's the truth about poker: Understand the basics of poker math and proper odds and you'll have a huge leg up at the tables. While it sounds complex, poker odds can actually be made pretty easy - especially with the tips below. Find the exact poker odds in every situation and you're never far from the right decision.


What Are the Odds? A List of Long-Shot Odds in Texas Holdem

Quads over quads? Set over set over set? Hitting the bad beat jackpot? Just how...

18 April 2017
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The Building Blocks of Poker: A Beginner's Guide to Pot Odds

Plain and simple: Understanding how to calculate pot odds is an essential cornerstone to developing...

20 August 2016


Poker Tips from Pros: Jonathan Little Makes Basic Poker Math Easy

Do you need to learn math to be good at poker? Absolutely. But it's not...

26 January 2015 1
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Why Poker HUDs are Overvalued by Poker Players

PokerTracker Director Steve McLoughlin explains the true value of hand-tracking software and why heads-up displays...

2 December 2013
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How to Calculate Pot Odds and Equity: Equity

As we mentioned in part one, the ability to calculate pot odds will only get...

28 December 2008 22
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Imagined Money Part 2: G-Bucks

Phil Galfond (known online by the handle OMGClayAiken) took the Sklansky dollars concept and built...

6 December 2008 8
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Imagined Money Part 1: Sklansky Dollars

Some ideas and poker theories help your game while you're playing, while others help you...

1 December 2008 14
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Reverse Implied Odds Explained

When you're facing a bet on the flop, calling does not mean the end of...

26 November 2008 4