Poker Strategy: Poker Tools

Improve your game by learning how to use the tools of the trade.

Gone are the days when grizzled road gamblers would deal out hundreds of flops to try to calculate what the percentages were. Today, there are plenty of sophisticated tools that allow you to improve your game away from the tables without having to do all the calculations yourself. Some of them are indeed software products, but there’s a lot of info to be gleaned from books, charts, and other physical media. The more time you put into studying and educating yourself, the better your long-term results will be, just like in almost any other field of human endeavor. The proper use of some of these resources is self-evident, but with others, you might be a bit confused at first. Fortunately, our articles will demonstrate the right way to get the most out of these tools. Making money is fun, and we’re here to help you have as much fun as possible.

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  • iPhone Online Poker How-To

    iPhone Online Poker How-To

    You can easily play poker on your iPhone or other iOS device. Despite the fact that Apple doesn't like gambling apps in its app store, you can use three simple techniques to start playing almost immediately. Remember to use a reliable connection when playing for real money.
    Calculating Pot Odds in Texas Holdem

    Calculating Pot Odds in Texas Holdem

    Pot odds are something that every poker player must become familiar with. You need to learn how to use the size of the pot, the size of the bet facing you and the number of outs you have to determine if you can profitably call. After you've mastered pot odds, move on to implied odds.
    Texas Holdem Expected Value Hand Charts – 10 Players

    Texas Calculatem Odds Calculator

    review of Texas Calculatem, a poker odds calculator, highlighting its features such as real-time hand strength analysis, odds-based recommendations, and automatic adjustments based on table position and number of players, aiming to help online Texas Holdem poker players make more informed and profitable decisions
    Calculating Pot Odds in Texas Holdem

    Basic Poker Odds

    the probabilities associated with various poker scenarios, detailing the chances of being dealt specific hands pre-flop, the likelihood of achieving certain hand combinations post-flop, and the odds of hitting desired hands on the turn or river
    Calculating Pot Odds in Texas Holdem

    Texas Hold’em Flop Odds

    mathematical aspects of Texas Hold'em poker, emphasizing the importance of understanding flop odds, particularly when holding a pair, and provides formulas to calculate the likelihood of an overcard appearing on the flop
    Calculating Pot Odds in Texas Holdem

    Pyroxene’s Common Flop Odds

    detailed analysis of common flop odds in poker, specifically focusing on 8-out straight draws, and categorizes them into two types—TYPE-1 and TYPE-2—while offering mathematical probabilities for each scenario based on different types of connectors
    iPhone Online Poker How-To

    iPhone Poker

    challenges and solutions for playing online poker on iPhones and other iDevices, highlighting that native real-money poker apps are currently not allowed on the App Store but there are workarounds like using Java clients through jailbreaking or employing remote desktop methods
    Calculating Pot Odds in Texas Holdem

    Pot Odds and Outs Chart

    You need to learn the odds of completing common drawing hands in order to have any chance at the poker tables. Memorize the chart contained in this article or at least learn how to approximate your chances by applying a simple formula. There are also software tools that allow precise calculation.
    Texas Holdem Expected Value Hand Charts – 8 Players

    Poker Hands Odds

    breakdown of the odds and percentages associated with various poker hand match-ups, both pre-flop and post-flop, helping players understand the likelihood of specific outcomes, such as the chances of an overpair beating a flush draw or the odds of a set over set scenario