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Heads Up Poker Hand Selection

So for my Internet poker practice I’ve been almost exclusively playing heads up limit Texas Hold’em lately.   I don’t claim to be particularly good at it yet.  I’ve written before about my efforts to beat sparbot, an AI that plays a perfectly balanced game theory variant of Hold’em, but playing …

Strategies and tactics of heads up poker

My ongoing heads up battle against Sparbot, the Univ. of Alberta poker model Though it doesn’t happen very often in a cash games, heads up poker (just you and one opponent) is the gauntlet you have to master to win any poker tournament.  It’s actually a good exercise for the …

Things that make me happy

My poker tutor doesn’t think I’m a complete idiot.  He sat behind me today while I played a 3 hour session at my local cardroom and gave me a lot of really good advice, none of which was, "You need to go find a lower stakes game while you figure …

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 …