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.

All you need to know about Poker Odds
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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? If you’ve played poker live or online for any stretch of time – even a very, very short amount of time –…

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

In 2007-08 the economic crisis affected us all in different ways. I was working for a rail freight company and my responsibility was the movement of steel. Few people had money for a new car….

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

I never cared for Math when I was in school. I was scared of it. I always had difficulty figuring out even the most basic math and as time wore on my reliance on calculators…

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How to Calculate Pot Odds and Equity in Texas Holdem

Understanding and calculating the pot odds, though, will only get you halfway to where you need to be. Once you have the odds (and the implied odds), you need to calculate your equity in the…

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Poker Math: How Sklansky Dollars & G-Bucks Help Your Game

Some ideas and poker theories help your game while you’re playing; others help you evaluate your play after the pot has been shipped. One is no more important than the other. The No. 1 way…

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The Turn: Pot Odds for Fourth Street

Players who rely on memorized Hold’em odds and outs, rather than knowing where the numbers come from, limit themselves to playing a game exclusively based on “on the flop” odds. Although these are arguably the…

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Are You Ever Really "Pot Committed" in Poker?

Judging by how often people misuse the terms “pot odds” and “pot-committed,” many of us could probably benefit from an overview of this topic. Pot Odds Pot odds in poker are relatively simple: If you…

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