Poker Calculators and The Slansky Group Hand Rankings by Marty Smith
... In adopting the Slansky Group of Hands your poker calculator could in effect make you a “book player”, because many, especially the mathematical poker calculators don’t take other factors into account at the poker table. However, as a guideline, your poker calculator is going to have the exact odds, and correct mathematical indication served up for you, David Slansky style. Poker calculators have adopted this because, well they are just software designed by programmers, and not necessarily ...
Online Poker Strategy That Works For Any Player by Niki Antonio
... Hands like A-A, K-K, Q-Q, and alike, are considered to be the best starting hands in poker. Meaning that if you’re playing only these kind of hands, you will make money at the end of the day. However, many newbie players are not patient to wait for these cards to come, therefore they are playing garbage hands that only empty their bankroll. So next time you sit in an online poker room, choose a room that is full of loose players who will unconsciously give you their money.
Poker Sit And Go Report - Heads Up Control by Marty Smith
... Hand strength therefore, should only come into play when your opponent chooses to call your raise, or reraise your raise. If he just calls and the flop gives you some hope, like say a draw or pair, then you will be using your chips here to take him out of the pot, or use your odds and math skills or your poker calculator to determine your chances of winning the hand should you need to call your opponent’s all in bet. Your main strategy here is to essentially take your opponent’s breath away.
When to Ignore Your Poker Calculator by Marty Smith
... Holding most of these hands your poker calculator is going to be telling you to fold. Your strategy here should be to re-raise the maniac and get him heads up. Call down if you have to but let him know you won’t play dead, which is what your software will be suggesting. A similar situation and hand selection occurs in late position, but especially when you know your opponents in the button/blind play are tight. Your poker calculator won’t take your position into account, so you have to ...
Texas Holdem Poker Tournament Strategy - Starting Hands by Rick Braddy
... Deciding which starting hands to play begins by accounting for several factors: * Starting Hand "groups" (Sklansky made some good suggestions in his classic "Theory of Poker" book by David Sklansky) * Your table position * Number of players at the table * Chip position Sklansky originally proposed some Texas Holdem poker starting hand groups, which turned out to be very useful as general guidelines. Below you'll find a "modified" (enhanced) version of the Sklansky starting hands table.
Using Poker Odds Calculators: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly by John Finney
... These calculators can also be used to compare different hands with each other to help you determine the best poker hands. The only downside to using these calculators is that they don’t factor in the fact that some players will inevitably fold, and that extra money will be added to the pot with each round of bets. Many poker players who play in poker tournaments have also begun to use tournament equity calculators. These calculators are used to determine the average amount of prize money ...
Final Table Tournament Play and Your Poker Calculator by Marty Smith
... First of all if you are a big stack you are going to be playing a lot more hands than your poker calculator is recommending. This is especially true of you are up against a short stack who is all in and you are last to act. Your poker calculator will say to fold hands like QTs, or AJos, but if your stack is 4 or 5 times bigger than his, this is an automatic call. I would even play more speculative hands in that spot like T9s, and pocket pairs right down to deuces.
What Poker Downloads Will Improve My Game? by Rick Ellers
... Twodimes.net is a poker odds calculator that you can use to tell you the likelihood of a particular hand winning against another particular hand. There are fields for the game you are playing, the cards out on the board and the cards you and your opponent are holding. There’s even a field for dead cards that aren’t in play. A sample hands link will show you how to input the information if you aren’t clear. This program takes all the guesswork out of whether you should have played your flush ...