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Einav Shalom Eliminated In 11th Place ($7,985)

Short-stacked Einav Shalom moved all in for her last 565,000 and was called by Mike Yacoubian behind her. Shalom held AK and was racing against Yacoubian’s pocket jacks. The board ran out 99245 and Shalom ...

Are You A Poker Robot?

by Dusty Schmidt |  Published: Feb 19, 2014


Are you a robot? Are you one of the ten best players in the world? If the answer to either of these questions is yes, then put down this article and go save the world or crush the biggest poker games on earth. Either way, good for you. But if you could fill a table with players who are better than you and you’re not a robot, then game theory may not be your friend. It may have its uses, but thinking about it too much could get in the way of playing your most profitable poker. Game theory is a branch of mathematics which seeks to find optimal solutions to games of strategy. These games are not always literal. It is frequently applied to fields as diverse as economics, biology, politics, and psychology. It can also be put to tremendous use in poker. Game theory has helped me ground ...

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