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Combinatorics in Texas Hold’em Limit Poker

Combinatorics is the mathematical technique of enumerating and analyzing combinations of objects.  If you've ever had a pair of pocket Aces preflop and had an opponent bet his whole stack against you, you did a form of this analysis in your head.  Presumably your reasoning went something like this:"I have …

Modeling $3/$6 players

I’m doing some math modeling of hand equity of various hands with pokerstove.  What happens to JJ at a table when someone raises,and you’ve got 2, 3, 4 players?  What if they’re solid players?  What if one is a complete donk?  Does the hand have a positive or negative expected …