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Forum: Poker Theory 12-02-2007, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,378
Posted By pzhon
Re: Lecture to Math Club on Tuesday--Any Feedback Appreciated

What is your target audience? Are you assuming that your audience knows how to play poker, or not? If there is a chance that some do not know how to play poker (even if they think they do), then you...
Forum: Beginners Questions 12-01-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
ROI
Views: 131
Posted By pzhon
Re: ROI

Yes, I made an arithmetic error in the first calculation. That should have been 275%. Thanks.
Forum: Beginners Questions 12-01-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 81
Posted By pzhon
Re: Playing Limit

While you won a huge pot, you made two plays that I think were expensive mistakes, on average.

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CO posts
Pre-Flop: A/images/graemlins/spade.gif Q/images/graemlins/spade.gif dealt to...
Forum: Beginners Questions 12-01-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 81
Posted By pzhon
Re: Playing Limit

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is this correct:

You make money in limit when you realize that your made hand or draw is not the best and fold, saving bets.

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That is just one of many ways to make money...
Forum: Beginners Questions 12-01-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
ROI
Views: 131
Posted By pzhon
Re: ROI

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lets say i win a 1.20 9 man sng, 4.50
can u put those #s in a forumals for me.

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Your ROI for that tournament would be your profit divided by the buy-in,...
Forum: Beginners Questions 12-01-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 29
Posted By pzhon
Re: Is micro limit poker or just a crapshoot?

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I've been playing micro limit for a few weeks now, I can't work out if this is really a proper poker game as most players seem to treat it like a play money game. Is there a certain...
Forum: Poker Theory 12-01-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 39
Posted By pzhon
Re: Burning Cards On-line

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Oh and Ray Zee, please spare me the condescending attitude.

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One day, you may learn who Ray Zee is, and realize how ridiculous you sound here. You should be grateful that...
Forum: Science, Math, and Philosophy 12-01-2007, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 43
Posted By pzhon
Re: Hyperfactorial Problem

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Isn't this "superfactorical" instead?


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Not exactly. The index is off by one, which actually does make the expression more complicated if you use n$ instead of n?. I hadn't...
Forum: Beginners Questions 12-01-2007, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 32
Posted By pzhon
Re: Always going bust to set over set?

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1. Given the above scenario, did I play this hand correctly. If not what should I have done differently?

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The only chance you had to get away reasonably was preflop. Low...
Forum: Probability 12-01-2007, 02:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 69
Posted By pzhon
Re: farha vs PA, hsp episode 14

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That is ad hominem. You have lost the argument

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Just to be clear of my intellectual superiority over you....

What argument did I exactly lose in this thread?
Forum: Beginners Questions 12-01-2007, 02:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 34
Posted By pzhon
Re: best way to make money on limited bankroll

It depends on your win rates and how well you multitable. These are not things that other people could know about you.

If you want to make a fair comparison of the stake levels, you can try to...
Forum: Probability 12-01-2007, 01:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 69
Posted By pzhon
Re: farha vs PA, hsp episode 14

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Phzon,

Do you play poker at all? If so, is it limit?

Because it seems that you lack empirical experience.


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That is ad hominem. You have lost the argument, so you are...
Forum: Poker Theory 12-01-2007, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 39
Posted By pzhon
Re: Burning Cards On-line

Burning cards makes no difference.

When the burned cards is the A/images/graemlins/spade.gif, your chance drops to 0. When the burned card is not, your chance rises to 1/9. 9/10 * 1/9 + 1/10 * 0...
Forum: Laughs or Links! 12-01-2007, 01:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 62
Posted By pzhon
Re: Someone is dumber then Miss Carolina....WOW

So, why do you conclude that she is dumb, as opposed to shockingly ignorant and misinformed? If someone gives her a map (http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&VideoID=18279658)...
Forum: Probability 12-01-2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 69
Posted By pzhon
Re: farha vs PA, hsp episode 14

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I don't get it Troll, you post a lot here and obviously have no idea what you're talking about. wtf?

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He's a troll, someone who makes provocative, stupid posts. It's hard to...
Forum: Probability 11-30-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 47
Posted By pzhon
Re: probability of n ties in a race to three (roshambo)

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thanks, sometimes I think phzon forgets that he isn't talking to grad students.


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I hope it doesn't take a graduate student to evaluate (n+2) choose 2, the most complicated...
Forum: Probability 11-30-2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 35
Posted By pzhon
Re: Random walk on a symmetric interval

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The analogous statement is false for asymmetric intervals.

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This should be clear from the fact that if there are 2n chips, only the leader can win in n steps. ...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-30-2007, 02:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 66
Posted By pzhon
Re: Online bankroll management

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Thanks for your input on this. I interpreted it to mean you would buy in to a game of NL and put 10% of your stake on the table as your buy in.

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Your interpretation is...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-29-2007, 11:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 69
Posted By pzhon
Re: A rag or 98o?

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Come up with relevant calculations which support your side, or give up.

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First of all, too many nits play tight and get blinded away waiting for big pairs,

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Forum: Poker Theory 11-29-2007, 11:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 69
Posted By pzhon
Re: A rag or 98o?

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let's say that the BB will call you with the top 15% of hands according to Pokerstove.
... since you will be called only 15% of the time, the other 85% percent of the time you simply...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-29-2007, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 66
Posted By pzhon
Re: Online bankroll management

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I just read an interesting book on cash management called: Fortune's formula by William Poundstone. It discusses many things, but the relevant topic is the 'Kelly Criterion" .


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Forum: Beginners Questions 11-29-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 81
Posted By pzhon
Re: What level should I play?

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You need to keep in mind that the maximum buy-in for NL2 on Stars is $5, i.e. I would suggest to deposit at least $100 to give you 10 full buy-ins.

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That would be 20 250...
Forum: Probability 11-29-2007, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 47
Posted By pzhon
Re: probability of n ties in a race to three (roshambo)

The number of ties before a decisive throw follows a geometric distribution with mean 1/2. There is a 50% chance that a best-of-three-decisive-throws match will last 2 decisive throws, and a 50%...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-29-2007, 12:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 69
Posted By pzhon
Re: A rag or 98o?

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In a situation where It's growing likely I'll face one or more calls, my M is very low (lets say 3-4 or <), I'm out of the money, It's folded to me, I like 98. As decribed, your often...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-28-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 81
Posted By pzhon
Re: What level should I play?

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To figure out what level you can play based on your bankroll do (BB*100)*20.

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This is a very common suggestion, but it is wrong. It is like saying the time is 4:00 whenever...
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