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 strong combo draws

In part four of the Old AI v New AI series, Sharp analyses a call verse raise scenario when faced with draw combos. By examining all the decision making influences Sharp explains why the new PokerSnowie makes a stronger evaluation.

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

Polarizing and over-betting the turn

In the last article we looked at how PokerSnowie can help us decide when to bet small and when to bet big. In this one we will dig a bit deeper and look at over-bets.
Over-betting isn’t a new strategy in No Limit Hold’em. Prahlad Friedman, arguably the first online poker star, who crushed the high stakes cash games ten years ago, was well known to implement this strategy. And the rise of Viktor Blum aka Isildur made the move popular.