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3 Easy Poker Tips For Low Stakes

In order to beat the low stakes poker games in 2021, you need to do a few more things than you used to. A decade ago, you could play blindfolded and beat the average low stakes game. This isn’t the case anymore due to the calibre being higher. This wasn’t helped by the banning of […]

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The Effects of Poker Chips on the Mind

Here’s the scenario: You’re sitting at a $5/$10 no-limit game of Texas Hold-em at your local casino. You walked in with $500 and bought several stacks of chips. Now, you’re up to $1000 because you’ve been playing well. You want to leave with at least as much as you came in with. The cards have […]

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Probability, Poker Hands and Mathematical Creativity

It is now time to evaluate the results of some recent homework problems. In two previous articles some probability questions concerning five-card poker hands were posted. To assist in assessing the accuracy of one’s work and understanding of the process here are the solutions. What Would be the Probability of a Five-Card Poker Hand with […]

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Poker and the Laws of Probability

During a poker game have you ever wondered why a five-card hand that contains five cards from the same suit is better than one that has two sets of matching ones? What is the determining factor in the ranking of various poker hands? The answer is probability. In the world of five-card stud the value […]