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Multitabling & New solutions

Multitabling & New solutions Wizards, today we’re releasing Multi-tabling, great improvements for Trainer, and new solutions. New solutions 6Max Cash GG, NL50; 100BB (ALL SPOTS) 6Max Cash GG, NL1K; 100BB (ALL SPOTS) 6Max Cash Simple 2.5x, NL50; 100BB (ALL SPOTS) 6Max Cash Simple 2.5x, NL500; 100BB (ALL SPOTS) 6Max Cash General; Improved accuracy to 0.075%-0.3%…

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Mathematical Misconceptions in Poker

Mathematical Misconceptions in Poker Pot Odds and MDF are foundational mathematical formulas in poker. This article will start with some common definitions and a cheat sheet, then explain how these common definitions lead to misconceptions about game theory optimal poker. Cheat sheet Note – Alpha/MDF are only correct when making the first bet. What do…

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How to solve toy games

How to solve toy games Toy games are simplified versions of poker that we can use to understand the game theory on a deeper level. Poker is a complicated game. It’s impossible to calculate GTO strategies on the fly. By reducing it to a toy game, we can solve it by hand, and learn the…

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The value of fold equity – experiment

The value of fold equity – experiment The term “fold equity” is ambiguous in the poker community. Firstly, it’s an EV equation, not an equity equation. The classical definition of fold equity is: EV = (how often they fold x size of the pot). However, this definition misses something obvious – fold equity is relative…

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MDF & Alpha

MDF & Alpha Minimum Defence Frequency and Alpha are metrics on poker that determine how wide someone needs to defend facing a certain bet size. If you defend too wide, then your opponent can own you with value bets. If you defend too tight, then they can run you over with bluffs. So a good…

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What are Pot Odds in poker?

What are Pot Odds in poker? Pot odds tell you what portion of the pot you need to win to justify a call. This metric is easy to calculate and is a tool every player should have in their tool belt. In this article, we’ll review the fundamentals of Pot Odds, how to calculate them,…

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Does your range affect your strategy?

Does your range affect your strategy? Advanced players will often tell you that your range affects your strategy. They’ll tell you that you’re playing range-vs-range, and that you need to think about your overall range rather than only looking at your hand. While this is undoubtedly good advice, it leads to a widespread misconception about…

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Visualizing implied odds

Visualizing implied odds Implied odds are a key metric when it comes to poker theory. You may have heard the term, and developed a baseline understanding of the idea, however, the concept has evolved a lot in the solver era. What are implied odds? Implied odds are the value you expect to gain over and…

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ICM Basics

ICM Basics As a tournament player, you may have heard about the concept of “ICM”, but what does this actually mean? The Independent Chip Model (ICM) is a mathematical formula that converts your tournament stack into a monetary value. This formula was first applied to poker by Mason Malmuth in 1987. The model uses stack…

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What is Equity in Poker?

What is Equity in Poker? The term “Equity” is ubiquitous throughout poker theory. Equity refers to your chances of winning a hand, assuming the pot gets checked down. In simple terms, equity refers to your “piece of the pie”. In this article, we’ll discuss: Types of equity comparisons The Rule of 4 & 2 Introduction…