Essential Poker Math, Expanded Edition

Subtitle: Fundamental No-Limit Hold'em Mathematics You Need to Know

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The journey into poker mathematics begins by introducing you to several key overarching concepts that are fundamental to understanding the math behind poker. Following this introduction, we’ll explore the world of poker mathematics, covering essential topics such as probabilities and odds, pot equity, pot odds, implied odds, the Rule of 2 and 4, expected value, and much more. Our exploration will then extend to crucial mathematical concepts in pre-flop and post-flop play, including all-in situations, set-mining, steal attempts, 3-bet bluffing, betting with the best hand, semi-bluffing all-in, bluffs, and hero calls. Finally, you’ll learn how to carry out basic and intermediate calculations of expected value and how to utilize card combinations, also known as combinatorics.