April 3, 2010 – 10:41 am | 7 Comments

I’ve compiled a short (just 7-pages) e-book, an introduction to the mathematics of poker. It’s basically covers how to calculate your expected value in a certain spot – starting with explaining what EV is, all …

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Free E-book: Intro to the Math of Poker
April 3, 2010 – 10:41 am | 7 Comments

I’ve compiled a short (just 7-pages) e-book, an introduction to the mathematics of poker. It’s basically covers how to calculate your expected value in a certain spot – starting with explaining what EV is, all …

Opponent Modelling – Calling/Raising a 4-bet
February 9, 2010 – 2:20 am | 2 Comments
Opponent Modelling – Calling/Raising a 4-bet

One thing about poker math is that it’s not just about odds. A proper application of math to poker also looks at modelling opponents.
So, today I want to take an initial look at this. Say, …

Math Corrections: TPTK Odds
December 27, 2009 – 12:59 am | No Comment

Looking back at my post on Broadway vs Small Pairs, I realize I made a mistake in one of the calculations. In the post, I said this:
There are 2 more Js which you don’t want, …

Expected Value In Poker
December 16, 2009 – 10:33 pm | One Comment
Expected Value In Poker

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A couple of people have mentioned that they find what I’m doing here interesting (thanks, by the way, really appreciate the support), but that the math can be hard to follow. So I …