Poker

Goliath Pro Tips: Max value

Goliath! One word but anyone who knows about poker knows exactly what that means. It’s that time of year again for the biggest and sickest live poker tournament in the world to be held outside of Las Vegas! The Goliath Main Event continues to smash records with last year’s numbers breaking both the record for unique players (4,022) and overall entries (6,385), creating a massive prize pool of £638,500!

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How to Calculate Poker Pot Odds & Percentages

Using mathematics and probability in poker is one of the most useful (yet underused!) skills for earning profit over the long run.

Adding these skills to your arsenal will help to support the decision-making process. For instance, adding certain calculations to your game will enable you to determine whether making a call, raise or fold in any given situation is the most profitable play in the long run (also referred to as +EV). While there are a few different calculations which can help you to elevate your game, one of the most fundamental is factoring in pot odds.

This article aims to explain what pot odds are, how they work, and how to incorporate them into your game.

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Goliath Pro Tips – How to get involved

“Huge”, “enormous”, “massive” are all words that spring to mind when you hear the word “Goliath”. It’s a word that resonates with poker players in the UK and further afield. The feeling of magnitude, accompanied with a buzz of excited anticipation and the impending possibility of topping such monstrous proportions. That’s exactly the impact the Grosvenor Poker’s flagship Goliath tournament generates when it arrives each summer. It’s certainly not set to disappoint this year either, with a gigantic £100,000 guaranteed top prize, plus it could again break its own record for being the largest live poker tournament held in the world (outside of Las Vegas). It’s a dream tournament for all players, recreational, newbies and pros alike. It mimics the WSOP Main Event, but with a much more affordable buy in, making it one not to be missed.

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How to Calculate Poker Pot Odds and Percentages

Using mathematics and probability in poker is one of the most useful (yet underused!) skills earning profit over the long run.

Adding these skills to your arsenal will help to support the process of decision-making. For instance, adding certain calculations to your game will enable you to determine whether making a call, raise or fold in any given situation is the most profitable play in the long run (also referred to as +EV). While there are a few different calculations which can help you to elevate your game, one of the most fundamental is factoring in pot odds.

This article aims to explain what pot odds are, how they work, and how to incorporate them into your game.

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