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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Small Ball Strategy – Pre Flop
December 12, 2009 – 3:00 am | 4 Comments
Small Ball Strategy – Pre Flop

I just came across a post from the folks at True Gamble, saying the the “Small Ball” strategy (hugely publicized by Daniel Negreanu), is not good for beginners.
Personally, I like the idea of the Small …

A Model For Folding
December 5, 2009 – 3:31 am | One Comment

When analyzing the last hand, I realized that I need a model to predict whether my opponent (given a certain hand) will fold. Basically a way for me to say “if he has X-X cards, …

Trip 8s vs Draws
December 3, 2009 – 10:03 am | 3 Comments
Trip 8s vs Draws

Poker Stars $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Hold’em – 5 players – View hand 399873
The Official DeucesCracked.com Hand History Converter
Hero (CO): $1.91
BTN: $1.06
SB: $3.10
BB: $0.65
UTG: $0.85
So, this was a hand I lost a while ago on PokerStars. …