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Learn how “regression to the mean” informs an understanding of poker...

Last week I presented an overview of the concept of "regression to the mean" as presented in Gary Smith's new book, What the Luck:...

Randomness in Your Poker Results? Don’t Forget “Regression to the Mean”

I just finished reading a brand-new book: What the Luck? The Surprising Role of Chance in Our Everyday Lives by Gary Smith. The title doesn't...

Learning to understand “expected value” in no-limit hold’em

People play no-limit hold'em for all sorts of reasons — the fun of competition, the entertainment value the game provides, the opportunities for social...

Six Ways of Correcting a Common Poker Probability Error

Many people share a misunderstanding about poker probability calculations — but it's one that almost never gets explicitly addressed. I aim to change that. We...

Estimating Equity in No-Limit Hold’em Hands

Seidman’s explains how decision in such a spot is affected in part by how his opponent plays, and also by the “equity” he has...

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