Archive for 'Math and Statistics'

100k-Hand Variance Simulator

Posted on03. Jun, 2009 by Gugel.


Ever wonder what your graph will look like over the next 100,000 hands you play?
Head over to the Tools section and check out the Variance Simulator (requires Excel).  Just enter your winrate and standard deviation and keep pressing F9.  It will automatically generate what your next 100,000 hands might look like.  You might be very [...]

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Quick Tip: Calculating Odds in Your Head

Posted on20. Mar, 2009 by Gugel.


Here’s a neat little trick that even some intermediate players don’t know.  Let’s say you want to calculate the percentage of the time you’re going to win this hand:
Hero (SB) ($100.00)
Button ($100.00)
Preflop: Hero is SB with 9♣, T♣
Button bets $3, Hero calls $2
Flop: ($6) 8♣, Q♣, 2♦ (2 players)
Sure you can plug the information into PokerStove, but that’s pretty [...]

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