Inside PokerSnowie's brain reveals the work of the Snowie AI Team. It explores first hand how the brain of PokerSnowie evolves and learns advanced strategic concepts, on its own.

PokerSnowie's ultimate aim is to produce the perfectly balanced game, find the ultimate un-exploitable equilibrium for all No Limit Hold'em configurations. Join us on this fascinating journey, which is just starting, into the future of poker.

The PokerSnowie Video Quiz series aims to answer the question: "what is the right play?" It is a set of poker coaching videos presented by French professional poker player Sharp. In each video, Sharp sets up an interesting hand in the "Scenarios" tool of PokerSnowie and explains how to analyse the situation and learn from PokerSnowie's advice, based on the Game Theory Optimal model.

Old vs New AI: Facing an all-in by UTG

Welcome to PokerSnowie's latest blog series which examines specific improvements in the new AI's performance. Over the coming weeks, Sharp highlights and analyzes scenarios where the new AI makes an enhanced analysis compared to the former AI.

PokerSnowie AI Brain Update - Part I

PokerSnowie AI brain update


Today PokerSnowie is pleased to announce that a significant update to the core AI has been released, taking PokerSnowie's No Limit Hold’em ability to the next level. In this article PokerSnowie reveals how the AI has improved in several specific areas, gaining much more experience and resulting in more consistent advice across many different scenarios.

PokerSnowie quiz: continuation bet in heads-up matches

In this PokerSnowie Video Quiz, Sharp explores the continuation bet in heads-up matches. Following some general concepts, he presents a deep analysis on how to play with draws. In particular, Sharp analyses when to bet and when to check, in order to balance ranges.

This PokerSnowie Video Quiz includes several examples, including one where Hero opened Q3 of clubs on the button and the big blind defended. The flop presented Ac9C2d and Villain checked.

Should Hero bet to semi-bluff or rather check to take a free card?

What would you do?


Betting strength analysis, the newest feature of PokerSnowie

Recently  a new version of PokerSnowie was released. Not only the name and the logo have changed but now PokerSnowie is ranking hand strength in a different way. In its previous versions, PokerSnowie was assessing a bet to be a bluff, or for value. If it was correct mathematically, it was sometimes confusing.

  Betting strength analysis

Understanding PokerSnowie's bet size and frequency

PokerSnowie has learnt GTO using three different bet sizes: half pot, pot and twice the pot. It is not necessarily enough to cover all the spectrum of No Limit situations, but we can already learn a lot by studying in which situation PokerSnowie suggests to bet small (1/2 pot), bet big (pot) and over bet (2 pot)
Let’s contemplate some scenarios.

Postflop strategy - developing the correct bluff to value ratio

Inside PokerSnowie's brain

This article explores how to construct a betting range that is well balanced between value hands and bluffs, and shows how PokerSnowie compares to the theory.

The optimal bluffing frequency is easy to calculate on one street. Suppose two opponents are on the river, hero can have the nuts or be bluffing, and villain has a bluff catcher.