Poker Theorems

frazzle1991

Visionary

Name of the poker theorem: Fundamental theorem of poker
Reliability: 10/10
Brief description: This is a key theorem for poker players, invented by David Sklansky and described in his book “The Theory of Poker". The essence of the theorem is that every time you play with your pocket cards in such a way, as you have played them if you could see the cards of your opponent, you will win. Just imagine that if your opponent would see your cards, he would have played without any mistakes and would always win.

Name of the poker theorem: Zeebo's theorem
Reliability: 10/10
Brief description: Theorem says that no one can fold a full house, regardless of the bet size and full house strength. It is possible, that this theorem is the most reliable theorem in poker currently.

Name of the poker theorem: BalugaWhale theorem
Reliability: 8/10
Brief description: If you’re playing head-to-head with an opponent and are facing a raise on turn, you should re-evaluate the strength of your hand. This is a really good poker theorem, that will help you to avoid difficult situations on turn and river.

Name of the poker theorem: Clarkmeister theorem
Reliability: 8/10
Brief description: If you’re playing head-to-head with an opponent and the 4th card of the same suit was dealt on river when you should act first, you have to make a bet. Clarkmeister theorem will help you to pick a great opportunity for a bluff, however do not forget about your own observations about your opponents actions and do not fully rely on this theorem.

Name of the poker theorem: Yeti theorem
Reliability: 4/10
Brief description: Yeti theorem says, that a 3-bet on a dry flop (especially a paired one), almost always will be a bluff. Unfortunately, this theorem has somewhat lost its relevance, as players are becoming more and more aggressive and can easily play 3-bets on dry flops with quite a strong hands.

Name of the poker theorem: Aejones theorem
Reliability: 2/10
Brief description: Simply put, 'No one ever has anything'. As you can see, this is quite a “crazy" and funny theorem. However, there are some subtle and interesting moments in it. Are there any more poker theorems?

Perhaps there are some theorems popping up on forums time after time, but only a few of them will have a chance to live at least some decent time. However, you will encounter the aforementioned theorems quite often in forum discussions, so you better take time to remember them.

Found on another site, post the ones you know even if they are just for laughs

FoxMS

Visionary
The name of the poker theorem: the patient player theorem
Reliability: 11/10
Brief description: Players who do not have enough patience are doomed to losses. Only patience allows players to succeed in the long run.

Stasey

Rock Star
If you have hand KK.Its will be at least one Ace on the board

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DIANTA

Rock Star
Thank you for posting. Interesting theme for me. Actually sometimes I do use some of them - Baluga and Clarkmeister mostly. Sklansky we all use every hand we play without even knowing the wording.

Not ready for my own theorem yet, but think it will be online applied if it will.
GL.