Free Texas Holdem Statistics
Welcome to the third installment of my Free Texas Holdem Statistics! In previous articles I’ve compared the statistical distributions of winning hands for the different variations of Free Texas Holdem and ranked them in order of profitability. Now it’s time to take a look at some advanced statistics! In particular, one of the most important factors that many people overlook is that of usage. The three highest usage percentages (highest percentage of hands winning) in Free Texas Holdem are:
Now that we have established the importance of prize money in Free Texas Holdem, let’s take a look at the types of prizes being given out in Free Texas Holdem Tournaments. Keep in mind that the “prize” term refers to the amount of the pot awarded to the winner of the tournament–not to the actual value of the hand or cards dealt. For example, in a seven-card draw, the value of the hand is the sum of the total community board (seven cards) times the player’s bet or raised. However, the prizes in seven-card draw tournaments are always based on the highest hand–not on the final round or duration of play. This means that there is a huge incentive to play long enough to maximise your prize money!
Finally, let’s take a look at cash prizes in Free Texas Holdem Tournaments. As with poker tournaments, there are two basic types of cash prizes in Free Texas Holdem Tournaments: entry fees and winnings. Many of the major tournament sites offer cash prizes that are based on the initial buy-in; these include: entries fees, site registration fees and tournament entry fees. In addition, some of the major online poker rooms offer free poker for prizes.