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1

Assessing whether a bet is good or not requires you to know what two key facts,

What are your odds against winning the bet?

What are the payoff odds of you win?

2

How do you figure the pot odds or payoff of winning your bet?

Make a best estimate of the winnings or pot and divide this number by the required amount you must place into it.

This is your pot odds.

3

All successful gambling is based on what simple idea?

Making good bets at favorable odds.

4

How many standard pre-flop possibilities are there?

Five.

5

What are the five standard pre-flop possibilities?

1. Higher pair versus lower pair.

2. Pair versus two higher cards.

3. Pair versus two lower cards.

4. Pair versus a higher and lower card.

5. Two higher cards versus two lower cards.

6

What are the odds of a higher pair versus a lower pair?

The higher pair is favored at about 4.5 to 1; or 82%.

7

What are the odds of a pair versus two higher cards?

This is basically a race. The pair is about a 55-to-45 winner, or 1 to 1 odds. The pair does slightly better if it is close to value as the higher cards to take away some straight possibilities.

8

What are the odds of a pair versus two higher cards?

The higher pair is about a 5 to 1 favorite.

9

What are the odds of a pair versus a higher and lower card?

The pair is about a 5 to 2 favorite. There is a chance of about 30% of just pairing the over card which is good enough to usually win.

10

What are the odds of two higher cards versus two lower cards?

It is very break even. The higher cards are only about a 5 to 3 favorite.