On Strategy and Relative Skill in Poker

M.R.M. Dreef, P.E.M. Borm, B.B. van der Genugten

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This article presents a generalization of the equilibrium analysis for the simple two-player poker game with alternate bidding of Von Neumann and Morgenstern.It approximates optimal play for this game if it is played with a regular deck of 52 cards and it discusses some strategic insights.In addition, the paper studies the relative skill level of this game.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationTilburg
PublisherOperations research
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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  • game theory


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