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November 18th, 2020 at 4:54:08 PM permalink
As you may know, I shot a bunch of videos on silly poker games recently, like Indian Poker and Screw Your Neighbor.

Next, I'd like to do some on more serious poker games. So far I plan on:

1. Omaha
2. Pineapple
3. Badugi
4. Razz
5. Chinese Poker

Any other suggestions? I'm trying to stick to games one might find in a casino, but willing to settle for anything fairly serious that doesn't involve wild cards. Things like Mexican Sweat are not out of the question.

Thank you.
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DRich
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November 18th, 2020 at 5:28:28 PM permalink
I would be very interested in seeing an introduction to short deck poker and then followed by a serious in depth look at it. It seems to be a game now being played internationally at poker tournaments.
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November 18th, 2020 at 5:37:06 PM permalink
Is 7 card stud, (2 hole cards, 4 up cards, and 1 hole card, pick the best 5 cards) available?
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November 18th, 2020 at 6:08:42 PM permalink
Pineapple or open face Chinese poker would be ideal I think. Very tractable you mathematical analysis.
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November 18th, 2020 at 8:31:58 PM permalink
Quote: DRich

I would be very interested in seeing an introduction to short deck poker and then followed by a serious in depth look at it. It seems to be a game now being played internationally at poker tournaments.



I have heard that. It wouldn't make for dramatic video to say it's Texas Hold 'Em with a depleted deck. Discussion of strategy would be a very worthy topic, but the number of times I've played the game is zero.
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November 18th, 2020 at 8:34:01 PM permalink
Quote: ChumpChange

Is 7 card stud, (2 hole cards, 4 up cards, and 1 hole card, pick the best 5 cards) available?



Initially, I filed that and Texas Hold 'Em under "common knowledge." However, maybe I should cover both those too. I think 95% of the adult US population could not put the poker hands in rank order. I am hoping to get through 5 -7 games on the next shot.
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gordonm888
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November 19th, 2020 at 5:46:28 AM permalink
1. Short Deck
I have analyzed all starting hands in Short Deck Poker for their EV and can share that info, if you are interested.

BTW. Short Deck has A-6-7-8-9 as a straight!

Short Deck also plays like a completely different game than standard Texas Hold'em. Most players call pre-flop and see the flop. The possibility of straights is so high that betting on One Pair and Two Pair hands tends to be very infrequent in general. There is also a lot of all-in betting.

And I have seen televised tournaments of Short deck hold'em on cable TV.

2. Badugi is the game that most poker players don't understand very well. That is an opportunity for you.

3. On the other hand, Omaha is very popular, particularly as Omaha Hi-LO and Pot-Limit Omaha (High Only) and has been much-analyzed. Note that Omaha is usually played as pot-limit, because otherwise the best play is often to jam (go all-in) on a good starting hand -which really shuts down the game.

4. A popular up-and-coming variant is Double Board Hold-em. Players all get two hole cards as in conventional but the dealer deals two boards - as "two flops" then "two turn cards", then "two river cards." The winners of the top board hand and bottom board hand split the pot. The game is usually played with a "Bomb" bet structure; Bomb means that there are no blinds but a large ante paid by all players. Then betting proceeds post-flop, post-turn and post-river in the conventional fashion.

5. I recommend the book "Modern Poker" by Michael Acevedo to see where poker analysis has evolved to. All the serious poker players I know have been studying it.
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November 19th, 2020 at 7:14:08 AM permalink
Do a demo video on 31...

I'd be happy to play, if I'm allowed to travel outside of NY ever again.
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linksjunkie
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November 19th, 2020 at 11:37:09 AM permalink
44 is an interesting / crazy game

Each player is dealt 4 cards.

Then a round of betting.

Then one card dealt face up.

Then another round of betting.

Rinse and repeat until 4 cards face up.

You can use all 4 cards on board and 4 in your hand to make best standard 5 card poker hand.
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linksjunkie
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November 19th, 2020 at 11:39:09 AM permalink
Fairly certain you wonít find this one in any casino. Lol.

Hell of a note when you make a great hand and run into someone dealt 4 of a kind in their hand.
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