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Practical Poker Probabilities

Lecture no. 5 from the course: The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku

Practical Poker Probabilities

Taught by Professor Arthur T. Benjamin | 44 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

Investigate the mathematical backbone of Texas Hold’em, one of the most popular traditional poker games. What is the probability your hand will improve before and after more cards are revealed? How do you calculate your “pot odds” to help you determine your proper wagering decisions? As you enhance your mathematical poker-playing skills, you’ll find the answers to these and other questions about this thrilling game. You will also learn simple and effective strategies for playing video poker.


February 22, 2017
so cool