The use of mathematics in poker

Those who have played poker long enough over the Internet or in land-based casinos, know all too well that it is just a myth that this is a game of luck. Obviously, chance plays its part, but the very fact that some players win much more often than others and dominate them when they sit […]

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Why aggressive poker is winning poker

Those who play Texas hold ‘em or similar variants of poker know that there are only two ways of winning the pot. The most straightforward one is to be dealt strong a hand which remains the best all the way to the river and win at showdown courtesy of better cards. The other way of […]

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Take a scientific approach to poker

The game played by millions of people worldwide is not exact science, and there is always the risk of losing a hand, a session or even multiple ones due to bad luck alone. Downswings are a constant reminder that even the best poker players can go through rough times and that’s why bankroll management is […]

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Make educated choices by factoring in pot odds

One reason for why poker is not a game of luck but one that depends mostly on how skilled and patient players are is that it requires them to act based on their chances to win the pot. Those who simply shove their chips in the middle time after time will eventually lose everything, even […]

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Your Hands Should Tell a Story

When you are playing a poker hand, you need to think about a lot of factors: Table Position, Table Image, Bet Sizing etc. One of the fundamental facts of the game that improving players are yet to grasp is that every single hand you play you should be telling a story. What that story is, […]

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Poker Mathematics – G-Bucks

In the last article we looked at Sklansky Dollars, a concept that allows you to look back over past hands you have played and determine if the calls you made were correct. For those who didn’t get a chance to read that article, we recommend you do so by checking out our Poker Maths section, […]

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Poker Ink

Tattoos, from the weird to the wonderful there are an astonishing array of people inked with Poker. Whether this is to do with a long-running obsession, a bitter past experience, or just because it looks cool the back stories are not included here, however we take a little look to brighten up your day. Flaming […]

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Poker Mathematics – Sklansky Dollars

All of these poker maths principles we have been discussing over the past few articles are great to help you determine if you should make certain calls in certain situations, and they are all examples of plays you can use whilst you are actually playing. This article and the final one will discuss poker mathematic […]

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Poker Mathematics – Fold Equity

Fold Equity is a poker principle that accounts for the chance that a bet or raise will get your opponent to fold. Being the aggressor in poker is often better than being the passive player at the table. That much has been established by most of the top pros being very aggressive players. Being an […]

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