Blocking is a concept that many novice and even intermediate players fail to consider when deciding whether to bet or check post flop. For many NLHE players, blockers tend to only be discussed or associated with Omaha games due to the extra cards in each player's hand. However...
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We are likely going to see situations that favored checking in the old AI that can now utilize the 25% pot bet size in the new AI. To recap, this is because we can get value from more of the opponent's range by forcing them to call with a wider range. Let's look at an example.
Since our new AI release, which introduceding the quarter pot bet size, we have received several input and a lot of feedback from our customers, and so we decided therefore to provide some more articles around it in response.
In this article, Eric Graul discusses why we are using smaller bet sizes and when to use them to maximize our value.
You are sitting in position with a very strong hand. How do you extract the maximum value?
You are out of position with a medium hand. There is a good chance that you are holding the best hand, but your hand is vulnerable to over cards. Clearly, this is a situation where you don't want to bet big. The old and the new AI agree that for the bet sizes 50%, 100% and 200% pot, the best strategy is to check.
The new AI has trained many months more than the old one, and this fact alone should lead to a stronger and more consistent strategy. The main difference, however, is the introduction of a new bet size: 25% pot.
The Quiz was created playing thousands of hands against strong poker players. PokerSnowie picked out some of their errors to make the quiz more interesting.
Do you think you can turn these hands around to win the pot?
PokerSnowie continues to grow in popularity in many countries, the latest of which is France, as the country's number 1 poker site, Winamax, some time ago, has officially started using PokerSnowie in an interesting way.