Poker Math: Extending the 2/4 Rule

Three more math books arrived today, now I have a stack of 9 to get through, maybe 1-2 years worth if I learn fast. That means even less hope for poker, so I might as well pass on another idea I’ve had that I probably won’t have time to work on. Continue reading

Breakeven Fold Equity

EDIT: It has come to my attention that I defined “break even” incorrectly. Instead of defining it to be 0 EV, it should actually be defined as our EV if we go to showdown. This is because we need to compare the two best lines (checking vs betting) and see which one is better (ignoring getting raised off hands and having to c/f to a bluff). I will correct the chart soon.

This summer I did a little analysis of required fold equity (FE). I had high hopes for the project, but nothing great came of it. What did come out of it, however, was a chart that might be of use to you guys. It’s not what I wanted to release, but I don’t really have the time to do more meaningful analysis atm.

Required Fold Percentage

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