## How does EV work in poker?

## How does EV work in poker?

Poker EV, short for expected value, is the most vital mathematical concept in poker. When we say that something is +EV it means the play is expected to be profitable in the long run. Whereas a play that is -EV is expected to lose us money in the long run.

**What does negative EV mean in poker?**

If a player can expect, given probability to make more money than he or she bets, the action is said to have a positive expectation (+EV). Conversely if a bet or a call will, according to probability, likely result in less money being returned the action is said to be negative (-EV).

### What does EV mean on a bet?

Expected Value

The Expected Value of a bet shows us how much we can expect to win (on average) per bet, and as such is the most valuable calculation a bettor can make when comparing bookmakers odds.

**Is EV important in poker?**

Expected value—commonly referred to as EV—is the long-term result of your decisions in a particular poker hand. It is your way to cut through poker’s blend of luck and strategy so you are able to see how profitable your decisions are.

## How do you calculate EV?

EV Formula = Market capitalization + Preferred stock + Outstanding debt + Minority interest – Cash and cash equivalents. Enterprise value = $6,000,000 + $0 + $3,000,000 + $0 – $1,000,000. Enterprise value = $8,000,000 or $8 million.

**What is the fastest way to calculate EVS in poker?**

To form our EV equation, all we need to do is multiply the probability by the win/loss in each of the boxes, then add all the boxes together. So the EV of calling with AK is +$3.03. Every time we make this call, we win $3.03 on average.

### What is GTO mean in poker?

Game theory optimal

Teaches Poker. Learn More. Game theory optimal (GTO) poker is an umbrella term players use to describe the holy grail of no-limit holdem playing strategy, by which you become unexploitable to your opponents and improve your winrate.

**What are positive EV bets?**

Positive Expected Value (EV) Bets Positive expected value (+EV) betting means that you’ll be placing bets that have a larger chance of winning than is implied by the sportsbook odds. The OddsJam +EV screen shows you profitable bets where you have a mathematical edge over a particular sportsbook.

## Where can I check my EV value?

To calculate enterprise value, take current shareholder price—for a public company, that’s market capitalization. Add outstanding debt and then subtract available cash. Enterprise value is often used to determine acquisition prices.

**How do you check your EV in poker?**