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Challenge PokerSnowie - approaching 1 million hands played!
There has been no Christmas break for PokerSnowie (although we will admit that the human beings looking after it were probably not quite as diligent as usual in the past few days..)!
In any case, we're fast approaching 1 million hands played against PokerSnowie, and so it's time to provide you with an update.
Overall figures stand at 979,195 hands played, an average error rate of 17.31 and a global winrate for PokerSnowie of 22.85 bb/100
To be consistent with our previous reporting, we removed anything under 100 hands played, and any play with an error rate above 25.
- 826,727 hands played
- An average error rate of 14.55 which we classify as advanced.
- PokerSnowie made a profit of 15.51 bb/100
How did the results by Error Rate evole? Interestingly, with more hands played, we now see a clear correlation between win rate and error rate. In fact PokerSnowie is now losing against its better opponents. (Note that the Extra-Terrestrial level does not have anywhere near enough data to be statistically significant)
|Hands played||Error rate||PokerSnowie's win rate
Since Challenge PokerSnowie offers the possibility to play from Head's Up to Full Ring, we thought it would be relevant to show the results by types of games. (We only report below on the games played at $0.5/$1, which represent 70% of the hands played against PokerSnowie and seem to be representative of the overall results.)
|Hands Played||PokerSnowie's win rate
And what about Serious challengers who played in excess of 5000 hands against PokerSnowie?
23 players raised to the challenge so far, playing a total of 184,198 hands. Their average error rate is an advanced 15.44. And they lose in aggregate 14.74 bb/100.
However, amongst those, 7 players did manage to win against PokerSnowie, with win rates in bb/100 going from 0.2 to 18.27 for the biggest winner. 2 of the winning players went head's up against PokerSnowie whilst the other 5 found their edge at a 6-max table.
If you want to be acknowledged by name as a Challenge PokerSnowie winner (5000 hands minimum), please let us know by email or in the comments.
Till the next update, we wish you all a very happy end to 2013. Thanks a million times for your support and interest this year, and we look forward to continuing the quest to perfect GTO poker with you in 2014.