Originally Posted by Alon Ipser
I have just purchased PT3 after using it for the trial period and a bit during beta testing. I don't quite understand the aggression factor stat. I think the higher the number the more likely to bluff but not sure if that's totally true. I know that I got into a good run of cards during a tourney a short while back and had a AF of 19 with little bluffing. I guess my questions are; What exactly is the AF? How do I correctly use this stat? Is there a minimum number of hands before this stat becomes accurate? Any other relevant info?
Aggression Factor is calculated as -
Bets + Raises / Calls
The more I think about, the less relevant this stat becomes. It isnt really a measure of how aggressive a player is, but of how likely they are to call. You don't have to bet or raise a lot to have a high AF, you just have to call very rarely. The only thing I see this stat being an indicator of is recognizing when very passive players have a big hand.
This is why I find myself using the AgF or Aggression Frequency stat much more now. This is a measure of how often a player takes an aggressive action rather than a ratio of aggression to passivity.
AgF is calculated as -
Streets where an aggressive action was taken / Total Streets Seen
expressed as a %