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The SportsBetting Poker Odds Calculator is available for FREE to use exclusively in the SportsBetting Poker Room for all of our customers.

You will be able to see instant poker odds and outs on the fly in an easy and simple interface to enhance your poker experience. The best part is that this tool does all of the work for you! All you have to do is open the tool prior to launching the SportsBetting Poker Room and it will automatically attach to your table as soon as you open it. Download the tool for Windows or Mac below.

Also, you can view our User Guide for more information on the SportsBetting Poker Odds Calculator below.

 

For more information or any help with our tool, please contact [email protected].





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User Manual

SportsBetting Poker Odds Calculator

1. Getting Started with SB Calculator


    1. System Requirements

      SB Calculator requires Mac OS X 10.6 and up. You can upgrade your system to 10.6.x or 10.7.x from Apple for free.


    2. Enable Accessibility

      For SB Calculator to work well, you must "Enable access for assistive devices" on 10.8 Mountain Lion and lower OS. For 10.9 Mavericks and higher OS, usually you don't need to do anything.

      It will NOT hurt your computer. It just needs some extra functions in order to work properly.


    3. Installation

      You can download and install SB Calculator from our site. You need to have "Administrator" privileges with your Mac computer account. The installation is free.


    4. Run SB Calculator

      SB Calculator is very easy to use. You can launch SB Calculator before you sit in at a game table. It will automatically find and attach itself to the game table that you're playing at.


      Make sure you launch SB Calculator first BEFORE you launch a SportsBetting Poker client.


      SB Calculator supports Limit and NL/PL Hold'em games, including cash/ring games and tournaments.

      SB Calculator supports multiple game tables at the same time. You can multiple instances of SB Calculator by double clicking the icon of SB Calculator multiple times. Each of SB Calculators

      will work with each of the game tables independently. Also, you can click menu "Options" on your SB Calculator. Check the menu "Find New Game Tables Automatically". After that,it will open a new instance automatically if there's a new game table available.


    5. Software Upgrade

You'll get free upgrades for new versions of SB Calculator. SB Calculator will automatically

detect the availability of a newer version and popup a notification message. Also, you can re-download and install SB Calculator to get the latest version.

3. Main Screen


    1. Overview

      Click the "View" menu, you can use SB Calculator as "Horizontal View" (by default) or "Vertical View". You can resize it by dragging the low right corner of your SB Calculator.

      Choose the HUD option "Hide Main Window when HUD is Shown", SB Calculator will display everything on the game table only, which is very convenient for multi-tabling.

      Click the "View" menu, you can choose to display "Odds Display" or "Player Stats". Click the "Stats" menu,

      You can switch player stats between "Current Session" and "History Data". You can also view the "Stats Graphs". Click the menu "Tools", you can launch the "Manual Calculator" and "Hand Replayer".

      Keep in mind that these menus are on top side of your screen...


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    2. Win Odds

      SB Calculator win poker odds are calculated with a sophisticated mathematical algorithm based on your pocket cards, the community cards, and the number of players in the hand. SB Calculator offers accurate win poker odds that you can trust. You can change the display format to "Ratio" in the settings window after you click "Options" > "Odds Display Format".


    3. Pot Odds

      Pot odds is simply a ratio of the amount of money in the pot compared with how much money it takes to call.

      The higher the ratio, the better your pot odds are. If there are $12 in the pot and it costs $4 to call then you are getting 3:1 odds ("cost to stay in"). This can be translated to a percentage, representing the size of your contribution in the new pot. It will be 25% in the above example. You can change the display format in the settings window after

      you click "Options" > "Odds Display Format".

    4. Hand Odds

      SB Calculator displays the probabilities of hitting a particular hand at showdown for you AND your opponents at showdown. For example, if it shows 20 on flush for you and 30 for your opponents, it

      means that you have a 20% probability of getting your flush, while your opponents collectively have a 30% chance of hitting a flush.

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    5. EV (Expected Value)

      Expected Value for your hole cards. Expected value is the average amount of big bets this hand will make or lose. These statistics were compiled by a major online poker room from their database of millions of real live hands.

      So, for example, AA from the small blind in a 3/6 game will make on average 2.71 times the big blind, or $16.20 per hand (2.71 * $6). 22 from the button however, will make -0.12 EV, or -$0.72 in a 3/6 game (6 * -0.12). By only

      playing poker hands that have profitable EV, you will certainly improve your Texas Hold'em game. Please remember however, that this is a compilation of EV for the average player, so they are just representative of long term statistics and not Texas Hold'em facts. You will still need to play your poker hands accordingly, which means you need to observe your opponents, and play as the flop sees fit.


    6. Sklansky Group/Rank

      This is another way to describe your hole cards' strength. In the book of Hold'em Poker for Advanced Players by David Sklansky, he divides the starting hands into 9 groups. Group 1 is the strongest; group 9 is the weakest.

      This is a strategy book for limit Hold'em, but the starting hand groups do have some practical use in no limit Hold'em.



      SB Calculator provides EV, Sklansky Group/Rank and Win Odds for your starting hands. They're all independent numbers. You can choose the one you prefer to play your own starting hands.

    7. Outs

      OUTs refer to the unseen cards still left in the deck that will improve your hand after the flop. As you might guess, the more cards left in the deck that will improve your hand, the better. That's why, after the flop, you want to stay with hands that can be improved in a number of ways. The more outs, or ways your hand can potentially improve on the Turn or the River, the better your chances are of winning the pot. By counting your outs, you can do a very rough, quick calculation to estimate your chance of

      improving your hand after the flop, and hopefully having a winning hand. Knowing how likely (or unlikely) you are to improve will help you make a better decision about how much (or little) to invest in the hand.

      SB Calculator shows you the total outs and what the outs are. Holdem Indicator displays the OUTs from the strongest to the weakest. So you can easily ignore the weak ones if you wish.

      Keep in mind that SB Calculator doesn't calculate Win Odds based on OUTs. They're independent. You can use either of them to judge your hand strength.


    8. Position

      SB Calculator shows your position after flop. For a full size table (7-10 players), the first three seats after the button would be Early. The button and the two seats before it would be Late, and in between is the Middle. For short-handed tables (5-6 players), Early and Late position are the first and last two positions. For tables with 2-4 players, Early and Late position are the first and last position.


    9. Mucked Hands Display


      SB Calculator reads the mucked hands information from the hand history files. If there are some mucked cards in a game, the poker client will write this information to the hand history file. Then SB Calculator will read and display them. Keep in mind that not every hand has the mucked cards.


      For the "Mucked Hands" feature to work well, you need to enable the instant/local hand history option in your poker client and put the language to English.



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    10. NUTS Hand Alert

      Eliminates any confusion when you have the best possible hand. This way you can focus on how to win the most money from your helpless opponents.


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    11. Manual Calculator

Click "Tools" > "Manual Calculator" or Double Click on the cards display area, you can launch the Manual Calculator. During play, you even can replace one card to another by double clicking it.


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  1. Player Stats


      1. Overview

        SB Calculator stores Player Stats automatically on your computer. The stats will be loaded

        automatically next time you're sitting with a tracked player (if you choose to display history stats option). This data is collected using the same information you receive while sitting at the poker table. SB Calculator does this by reading the log files supplied by the online poker rooms themselves. The major difference is that SB Calculator actually remembers the action and automatically recalls it for you.

        Top professionals have amazing card memory - so can you!


        Play money, real money, and tournament stats are tracked and displayed separately.

        Click the "Help" menu of your SB Calculator. Then click "Open My Log Folder". you can see a sub-folder

        named "Statistics", where the stats database file is located.


      2. Stats Definitions

        #H: The total number of hands tracked.


        VPIP: Voluntary Put Money in Pot. Percentage of games a player voluntarily puts Money in the pot pre- flop. Blinds do not count unless a player completes small blind or calls a raise or raises from either blind. It measures a player's tightness/looseness, which helps indicate the range of hands that the player will see a flop with. Green for Tight, Black for Neutral and Sligthly Loose, Red for Loose. Below are the default settings.



        VPIP

        Category

        VPIP < 24%

        Tight

        24% < VPIP < 28%

        Neutral

        28% < VPIP < 33%

        Slightly Loose

        VPIP > 33%

        Loose


        PFR: Pre-flop raise percentage.


        3Bet/F: 3Bet pre-flop. % of times a player raises pre-flop when facing a raise. It includes 3 Bet, 4Bet, 5Bet, etc.

        /F: % of times a player folds when facing a 3Bet. It applies to the 1st raiser only. In case that hand is a 4bet hand eventually and the 1st raiser folds, it's not a "Folded to 3Bet pre-flop"


        Steal/F: % of time a player raises unopened pot pre-flop from the CO (Cutoff), Button and SB position. A steal can only be made if everyone in front of the stealer folds so that the stealer is making the first bet pre flop and only from the cutoff, button or small blind. If there is a limper in front and the steal position player raises, that is classed as "raising limpers" and not "stealing".

        /F: % of times SB/BB folds when facing a steal.


        AF (Aggression Factor): It measures a player's aggression/passivity, which represents the player's betting tendencies after the flop. SB Calculator provides a combined AF for flop, turn, and river. If a player makes some raises and bets but never calls, the AF will be displayed as Inf, which means "infinite".

        Red for Passive, Black for Neutral, Green for Aggressive. Below are the default settings.

        AF = (Raise% + Bet %) / Call %


        AF Value

        Category

        AF < 1

        Passive

        1 < AF < 1.5

        Neutral

        1.5 < AF

        Aggressive


        CBet/F: Continuation bet on flop. % of time a player bets the flop after being the pre-flop raiser. A CBet can only be made when there are players to act before the pre-flop raiser, if those other players all check to the pre-flop raiser.

        /F: % of time a player folds to a continuation bet on flop.


        WSD/W: To further categorize players, we use "Went to Showdown %" to measure whether a player is Solid or Overplay. It is based on the hands when saw flop. Green for Solid, Red for Overplay.

        /W: Went to Showdown and Won percentage.


        WSD%

        Category

        WSD < 39%

        Solid

        39% < WSD

        Overplay


        Net: The chip amount that this player is up or down for all hands tracked. It is very interesting to observe how different playing styles (see VPIP, AF, etc) correlate with winning or losing patterns. Also, the balance may represent additional useful information regarding the player's current mindset (who is more likely to "play it safe", who is getting desperate, who is about to "go on tilt" etc).

      3. Profiling Icons

        SB Calculator may assign a profiling icon to a player when it collects more than 40 (by default) hands of data for that player. Below is the list of all the profiling icons and the corresponding criteria. You can

        change the profiling thresholds in the low part of settings window after you click " Tools" > "Settings".


        image  Calling Station (Slightly Loose, Passive). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is between 28% and 33%; Aggression Factor is less than 1.00.


        image Fishy (Loose, Passive/Neutral). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is greater than 33%; Aggression Factor is less than 1.50.


        image Gambler (Slightly Loose, Aggressive, Overplay). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is between 28% and 33%; Aggression Factor is greater than 1.00; Went to Showdown % is greater than 39%.


        image Good Player (Tight, Aggressive, Solid). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is less than 24%; Aggression Factor is greater than 1.50; Went to Showdown % is less than 39%.


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        (Loose, Aggressive). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is greater than 33%; Aggression Factor is greater than 1.50.


        image(Neutral, Aggressive, Overplay). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is between 24% and 28%; Aggression Factor is greater than 1.50; Went to Showdown % is greater than 39%.


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        (Neutral, Aggressive, Solid). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is between 24% and 28%; Aggression Factor is greater than 1.50; Went to Showdown % is less than 39%.


        image (Neutral, Passive/Neutral). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is between 24% and 28%; Aggression Factor is less than 1.50.


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        (Slightly Loose, Neutral). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is between 28% and 33%; Aggression Factor is between 1.00 and 1.50.


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        Rock (Tight, Passive, Solid). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is less than 24%; Aggression Factor is less than 1.00; Went to Showdown % is less than 39%.


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        (Slightly Loose, Aggressive, Solid). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is between 28% and 33%; Aggression Factor is greater than 1.50; Went to Showdown % is less than 39%.


        (Tight,

        image Aggressive, Overplay).Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is less than 24%; Aggression Factor is greater than 1.50; Went to Showdown % is greater than 39%.

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        (Tight, Neutral). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is less than 24%; Aggression Factor is between 1.00 and 1.50.

        image (Tight, Passive, Overplay). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is less than 24%; Aggression Factor is less than 1.00; Went to Showdown % is greater than 39%.

        image (Not sure yet). Not enough hands of data to categorize this player.

      4. MZone

    SB Calculator offers the MZone feature for tournament games. The "M" will be displayed in the stats window

    and on the HUD. The "M" score is a ratio of your stack to the blinds and antes and dramatically affects your starting hand selection and strategy. SB Calculator calculates everyone's MZone score at your table, giving you a

    huge advantage when it comes to exploiting those opponents' mistakes.



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      1. Overview

  2. Head-Up Display (HUD)


    SB Calculator displays player stats, win/pot odds and mucked cards seamlessly on your game table. SB Calculator HUD is very easy to use. No complex configuration is needed.

    If you're using a different theme for your game table, the default HUD overlay might not be in the right positions. You can drag the stats to a proper location you prefer. The new positions will be remembered by HUD.

    The 3 blue characters match the first 3 characters of the player name. So you can tell whether the HUD positions are correct.


      1. HUD Options

    Right Click on the HUD stats panel, it will popup a menu with a bunch of options as below. You can configure your HUD settings, move the HUD seat positions, etc.


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    ***"Edit Notes": Edit notes for that player. You can also set a special color for the player name.

    "Put Me Here", "Move HUD clockwise", "Move HUD anti-clockwise": If you use the "Preferred Seat" option on some site, HUD sometimes can't detect the seat number for each player. In this case, you can use these menus to rotate your whole HUD position to the proper seat. You can use "Remember My Seat #" menu to remember your seat position. So you don't have to rotate it every time.

    ***"Hide Win & Pot Odds Display": Don't show your Win & Pot Odds on HUD.

    ***“Show Numbers without Symbols”: By default, HUD displays stats as something like “VP: 20 PFR: 8”. You can choose to use “/” as a delimiter. So it will be displayed as “20/8”. You can save some space by this way.

    ***"Enable Color Coding for Stats Text ": By default, HUD displays the stats text with different color when the value is more or less than a threshold. You can choose to disable this option.

    ***"HUD Text Color/Font" : You can change the stats font name, size and color.

    ***"Background Transparency": By default, the HUD background is transparent. You can make it opaque with your preferred color.

    ***"Select Stats to be Displayed": To save the HUD space, you can choose which stats items to be displayed.

    ***" Change Number of Seats" : On some sites, you need to choose the number of seats(2,6,9...).

    Don't check the option "Always use the number selected" if you play at tabels with different number of seats.


    Move mouse over HUD stats panel, it will display the detailed stats for the player.


    ****For the "STL", "3B" and "CB" stats, HUD displays the stats in fraction mode as well in "()". In the above picture, we can see this player had 2 two chances to "steal", 2 is the total hands base. But he didn't "steal".

  3. Hand Replayer


    Click menu "Tools" > "Hand Replayer". You can visualize hands you played with Player Stats and Win Odds for yourself and players with known cards. Works with other sites.



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    ***"Sessions" Menu: Select a session to replay or delete an old session.

    ***"Options" Menu: You can change a bunch of options to customize your Hand Replayer.

  4. Stats Graphs


    Click menu "Stats" > "Stats Graphs". You can review your sessions with graphs.


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    ***"Sessions" Menu: Select a session to review or delete an old session.

    ***"Options" Menu: You can change a bunch of options to customize your Graphs.

    ***"Select Stats..." Menu: You can select which stats to be displayed.

  5. Settings and Options


Click the "View" menu or right click on your SB Calculator. You can switch it between "Horizontal View" and "Vertical View", "Odds Display" and "Player Stats".


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Click the "Options" menu.



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Find New Game Tables Automatically: By checking this option, SB Calculator will launch new instances automatically for your new game tables.

Move with the Game Table: SB Calculator will move itself with the game table automatically when you move your game table

Four Color Deck: Displays your hole cards and the board cards with a 4 color deck on SB Calculator.

Close SB Calculator when Game Table is Closed: So you don't have to manually close SB Calculator every time.

Resize SB Calculator when Game Table is Resized.

Click the "Stats" menu or right click on the stats window.


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Stats Graphs: You can review your sessions with graphs. Switch between "Current Session" and "History Data"

History Stats Filters: For the history player stats, you can set up the criteria to display the preferred data.

Player Profiling Settings: You can change the player profiling thresholds.

Always Current Session for Me: If you select this option, SB Calculator will always display your own stats for the current session even you select "History Data" option.

Reset Current Session: If you click it, the player stats will be reset to 0 for the current session.


Click the "HUD" menu.

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Enable or disable HUD display on the game table.

Hide Main Window when HUD is shown: You can hide the main window of SB Calculator. Hide Win & Pot Odds Display: Only player stats will be displayed on the HUD.

Show Numbers without Symbols: By default, HUD displays stats as something like "VP: 20 PFR: 8". You can choose to use "/" as a delimiter. So it will be displayed as "20/8". You can save some space by this way.

Enable Color Coding for Stats Text: By default, HUD displays the stats text with different color when the value is more or less than a threshold. You can choose to disable this option.

Select Stats to be Displayed: To save the HUD space, you can choose which stats items to be displayed. Background Transparency: You can change the background transparency of HUD.

HUD Text Color: You can change the HUD text color.


Reset HUD Settings: You can reset all seat positions and other settings to the default ones.



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User Manual

SportsBetting Poker Odds Calculator

  1. Getting Started with SB Calculator

      1. Installation

        You can download and install SportsBetting Calculator from our site. You need to have "Administrator" privileges with your computer account. The installation is free.

      2. Run SportsBetting Poker Odds Calculator

        Make sure you launch SB Calculator first BEFORE you launch a SportsBetting Poker client.

        SB Calculator supports multiple game tables at the same time. You can multiple instances of SB Calculator by double clicking the icon of SB Calculator multiple times. Each of the SB Calculators

        will work with each of the game tables independently. Also, you can click "Tools" > "Settings" on your SB Calculator. Select the option "Find new game tables automatically". After that, your SB Calculator will open a new instance automatically if there's a new game table available. You can make your SB

        Calculator start/stop finding new game tables by "Right Clicking" on SB Calculator icon in your system tray.

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      3. Software Upgrade

    You'll get free upgrades for new versions of SB Calculator. SB Calculator will automatically

    detect the availability of a newer version and popup a notification message. Also, you can re-download and install SB Calculator to get the latest version.

  2. Main Screen

      1. Overview

        SB Calculator can be used as "Horizontal View" (by default), "Vertical View" and "Mini View". Click the "Views" menu on your SB Calculator. With the Horizontal View, you can resize it by dragging the low right corner of your SB Calculator.

        You can choose the option "Enable HUD and Hide Main Window". So SB Calculator will display everything on the game table. It's very convenient for multi-tabling.

        On the left border of SB Calculator, you can choose to display "Hand Odds" or "Player Stats". You can switch player stats between "Current Session" and "History Stats" by clicking the "h" button. You can also display the player stats in a separate window by clicking the "+" button.

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        On the top left of the title bar, there're a bunch menus for different functionalities. You can check them

        out. is the "Always on Top" button.

        replay hands you have played.

         

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      2. Win Odds

        SB Calculator win odds are calculated with a sophisticated mathematical algorithm based on your pocket cards, the community cards, and the number of players in the hand. SB Calculator offers accurate win poker odds that you can trust. If you use percentage format to display the win odds, the higher value win odds displays, the better hand you have. You can change the display format to "Ratio" in the settings window after you click "Tools" > "Settings".

      3. Pot Odds

        Pot odds is simply a ratio of the amount of money in the pot compared with how much money it takes to call. The higher the ratio, the better your pot odds are. If there are $12 in the pot and it costs $4 to call then you are getting 3:1 odds ("cost to stay in"). This can be translated to a percentage, representing the size of your contribution in the new pot. It will be 25% in the above example. If you use percentage format to display the pot odds, the lower value pot odds displays, the better pot you have. You can change the display format in the settings window after you click "Tools" > "Settings".

      4. Hand Odds

        SB Calculator displays the probabilities of hitting a particular hand at showdown for you AND your opponents at showdown. For example, if it shows 20 on flush for you and 30 for your opponents, it

        means that you have a 20% probability of getting your flush, while your opponents collectively have a 30% chance of hitting a flush.

         

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      5. EV (Expected Value)

        Expected Value for your hole cards. Expected value is the average amount of big bets this hand will make or lose. These statistics were compiled by a major online poker room from their database of millions of real live hands.

         

        playing poker hands that have profitable EV, you will certainly improve your Texas Hold'em game. Please remember however, that this is a compilation of EV for the average player, so they are just representative of long term statistics and not Texas Hold'em facts. You will still need to play your poker hands accordingly, which means you need to observe your opponents, and play as the flop sees fit.

      6. Sklansky Group/Rank

        This is another way to describe your hole cards' strength. In the book of Hold'em Poker for Advanced Players by David Sklansky, he divides the starting hands into 9 groups. Group 1 is the strongest; group 9 is the weakest.

        This is a strategy book for limit Hold'em, but the starting hand groups do have some practical use in no limit Hold'em.

        SB Calcuator provides EV, Sklansky Group/Rank and Win Odds for your starting hands. They're all independent numbers. You can choose the one you prefer to play your own starting hands.

      7. Outs

        OUTs refer to the unseen cards still left in the deck that will improve your hand after the flop. As you might guess, the more cards left in the deck that will improve your hand, the better. That's why, after the flop, you want to stay with hands that can be improved in a number of ways. The more outs, or ways your hand can potentially improve on the Turn or the River, the better your chances are of winning the pot. By counting your outs, you can do a very rough, quick calculation to estimate your chance of

        improving your hand after the flop, and hopefully having a winning hand. Knowing how likely (or unlikely) you are to improve will help you make a better decision about how much (or little) to invest in the hand.

        SB Calculator shows you the total outs and what the outs are. SB Calculator displays the OUTs from the strongest to the weakest. So you can easily ignore the weak ones if you wish.

        Keep in mind that SB Calculator doesn't calculate Win Odds based on OUTs. They're independent. You can use either of them to judge your hand strength.

      8. Position

        SB Calculator shows your position after flop. For a full size table (7-10 players), the first three seats after the button would be Early. The button and the two seats before it would be Late, and in between is the Middle. For short-handed tables (5-6 players), Early and Late position are the first and last two positions. For tables with 2-4 players, Early and Late position are the first and last position.

      9. Mucked Hands Display

        SB Calculator reads the mucked hands information from the hand history files. If there are

        some mucked cards in a game, the poker client will write this information to the hand history file. Then SB Calculator will read and display them. Keep in mind that not every hand has the mucked cards.

        For the "Mucked Hands" feature to work well, you need to enable the instant/local hand history option in your poker client and put the language to English.

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      10. NUTS Hand Alert

        Eliminates any confusion when you have the best possible hand. This way you can focus on how to win the most money from your helpless opponents.

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      11. Manual Calculator

    Click "Tools" > "Manual Calculator" or Double Click on the cards display area, you can launch the Manual Calculator. During play, you even can replace one card to another by double clicking it.

     

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  3. Player Stats

      1. Overview

        SB Calculator stores Player Stats automatically on your computer. The stats will be loaded

        automatically next time you're sitting with a tracked player (if you choose to display history stats option). This data is collected using the same information you receive while sitting at the poker table. SB Calculator does this by reading the log files supplied by the online poker rooms themselves. The major

        difference is that SB Calculator actually remembers the action and automatically recalls it for you. Top professionals have amazing card memory - so can you!


        Play money, real money, and tournament stats are tracked and displayed separately. In your SB Calculator installation folder, you can see a sub-folder named "Statistics", where the stats database file

        is located.

        You can change the stats display format in the settings window after you click "Tools" > "Settings".


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      2. Stats Definitions

        #H: The total number of hands tracked.

        VPIP: Voluntary Put Money in Pot. Percentage of games a player voluntarily puts Money in the pot pre- flop. Blinds do not count unless a player completes small blind or calls a raise or raises from either blind. It measures a player's tightness/looseness, which helps indicate the range of hands that the player will see a flop with. Green for Tight, Black for Neutral and Sligthly Loose, Red for Loose. Below are the default settings.

        VPIP

        Category

        VPIP < 24%

        Tight

        24% < VPIP < 28%

        Neutral

        28% < VPIP < 33%

        Slightly Loose

        VPIP > 33%

        Loose


        PFR: Pre-flop raise percentage.


        3Bet/F: 3Bet pre-flop. % of times a player raises pre-flop when facing a raise. It includes 3 Bet, 4Bet, 5Bet, etc.

        /F: % of times a player folds when facing a 3Bet. It applies to the 1st raiser only. In case that hand is a 4bet hand eventually and the 1st raiser folds, it's not a "Folded to 3Bet pre-flop"


        Steal/F: % of time a player raises unopened pot pre-flop from the CO (Cutoff), Button and SB position. A steal can only be made if everyone in front of the stealer folds so that the stealer is making the first bet pre flop and only from the cutoff, button or small blind. If there is a limper in front and the steal position player raises, that is classed as "raising limpers" and not "stealing".

        /F: % of times SB/BB folds when facing a steal.


        AF (Aggression Factor): It measures a player's aggression/passivity, which represents the player's betting tendencies after the flop. SB Calculator provides a combined AF for flop, turn, and river. If a player makes some raises and bets but never calls, the AF will be displayed as Inf, which means "infinite".

        Red for Passive, Black for Neutral, Green for Aggressive. Below are the default settings.

        AF = (Raise% + Bet %) / Call %


        AF Value

        Category

        AF < 1

        Passive

        1 < AF < 1.5

        Neutral

        1.5 < AF

        Aggressive


        CBet/F: Continuation bet on flop. % of time a player bets the flop after being the pre-flop raiser. A CBet can only be made when there are players to act before the pre-flop raiser, if those other players all check to the pre-flop raiser.

        /F: % of time a player folds to a continuation bet on flop.


        WSD/W: To further categorize players, we use "Went to Showdown %" to measure whether a player is Solid or Overplay. It is based on the hands when saw flop. Green for Solid, Red for Overplay.

        /W: Went to Showdown and Won percentage.


        WSD%

        Category

        WSD < 39%

        Solid

        39% < WSD

        Overplay


        Net: The chip amount that this player is up or down for all hands tracked. It is very interesting to observe how different playing styles (see VPIP, AF, etc) correlate with winning or losing patterns. Also, the balance may represent additional useful information regarding the player's current mindset (who is more likely to "play it safe", who is getting desperate, who is about to "go on tilt" etc).

      3. Profiling Icons

        SB Calculator may assign a profiling icon to a player when it collects more than 40 (by default) hands of data for that player. Below is the list of all the profiling icons and the corresponding criteria. You can

        change the profiling thresholds in the low part of settings window after you click " Tools" > "Settings".


        image Calling Station (Slightly Loose, Passive). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is between 28% and 33%; Aggression Factor is less than 1.00.


        image Fishy (Loose, Passive/Neutral). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is greater than 33%; Aggression Factor is less than 1.50.


        image Gambler (Slightly Loose, Aggressive, Overplay). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is between 28% and 33%; Aggression Factor is greater than 1.00; Went to Showdown % is greater than 39%.


        image Good Player (Tight, Aggressive, Solid). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is less than 24%; Aggression Factor is greater than 1.50; Went to Showdown % is less than 39%.


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        (Loose, Aggressive). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is greater than 33%; Aggression Factor is greater than 1.50.


        image(Neutral, Aggressive, Overplay). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is between 24% and 28%; Aggression Factor is greater than 1.50; Went to Showdown % is greater than 39%.


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        (Neutral, Aggressive, Solid). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is between 24% and 28%; Aggression Factor is greater than 1.50; Went to Showdown % is less than 39%.


        image (Neutral, Passive/Neutral). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is between 24% and 28%; Aggression Factor is less than 1.50.


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        (Slightly Loose, Neutral). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is between 28% and 33%; Aggression Factor is between 1.00 and 1.50.


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        Rock (Tight, Passive, Solid). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is less than 24%; Aggression Factor is less than 1.00; Went to Showdown % is less than 39%.


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        (Slightly Loose, Aggressive, Solid). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is between 28% and 33%; Aggression Factor is greater than 1.50; Went to Showdown % is less than 39%.


        (Tight,

        image Aggressive, Overplay).Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is less than 24%; Aggression Factor is greater than 1.50; Went to Showdown % is greater than 39%.

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        (Tight, Neutral). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is less than 24%; Aggression Factor is between 1.00 and 1.50.

        image (Tight, Passive, Overplay). Voluntary Put Money in Pot % is less than 24%; Aggression Factor is less than 1.00; Went to Showdown % is greater than 39%.

        image (Not sure yet). Not enough hands of data to categorize this player.

      4. Stats Filters

        For the history stats, you can set up the criteria to display the preferred data. Click "Tools" >"History Stats Filters". "Player Number", "Limit Type" and "Stake Level" apply to ring games only. The "Time" filter applies to both ring games and tournaments.


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      5. Player Notes

        In the player stats window, double click on a player's name, you can add/edit or view notes for that player. On the HUD overlay, click the profiling icon. Once a player has notes, there will be a "sign" on the player name or the profiling icon.


        The notes data will be kept locally on your computer.


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      6. Player Stats Configuration

        If you click the header of the "Player" column once or twice, you can sort players by the player name alphabetically or by the seat positions on the game table.

        "Right Click" on the stats window, you can see some menu entries as below:


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        "Reset Current Session". If you click it, the player stats will be reset to 0 for the current session.

        "Always Current Session for Me". If you select this option, SB Calculator will always display your own stats for the current session even you select "History Data" option.


        "Grey Out Folded Players". By default, the name of folded players will be grayed out. You can disable this option.


        "Select Columns to be Displayed". You can choose which stats columns you prefer to display.

      7. Player Stats Assistant

    Click "Tools" > "Player Stats Assistant". You can use this tool to manage the stats database files, search the stats for a player offline, etc.


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    Backup:

    Backup your current stats information to a database file. So you can move the file to another computer or "Restore" the stats on the same computer after system reinstallation.


    Merge: You can use the "Merge" function to merge stats from another computer: "Backup" the old stats from your old computer. Copy the database file to your new computer. Then you can "Merge" the old stats with the new one.


    Restore:

    You can transfer/restore your stats information: "Backup" the current stats to a database file.

    Copy the file to a safe place. Then you can "Restore" it to the new installation. Reset: Delete all the stats information you collected.

    Query: Search the stats for your own or for a particular player on a poker site. The search results will be displayed with one record each month. You can select and delete the stats for a particular month. You can also update the "Notes" for that player.

  4. Head-Up Display (HUD)


      1. Overview

        SB Calculator displays player stats, win/pot odds and mucked cards seamlessly on your game table. SB Calculator HUD is very easy to use. No complex configuration is needed.


      2. HUD Functionalities on Table

        Right Click on the HUD stats panel, it will popup a menu with a bunch of options as below.


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        ***"Hide/Show Main Window": You can hide or show the main window of SB Calculator.

        ***"HUD Options"”: Launch the HUD options configuration window.

        ***"Change the number of Seats": You can change the number of seats for HUD dynamically. It's the number of seats on the table, not the number of players playing. On most of sites, you don't need to take care of this option as HUD will detect the number of seats by itself. This option is just for backup.


        ***"Put Me Here", "Move HUD clockwise", "Move HUD anti-clockwise": If you use the "Preferred Seat" option on some site, HUD sometimes can't detect the seat number for each player. In this case, you can

        use these menus to rotate your whole HUD position to the proper seat. You can use "Remember My Seat#" menu to remember your seat position. So you don't have to rotate it every time.

        ***"Edit Notes": Edit the notes for that player.


        Move mouse over the player icon, it will display the description and notes (if any). Click the icon, you can edit notes for the player.


        Move mouse over HUD stats panel, it will display the detailed stats for the player.

        ****For the "STL", "3B" and "CB" stats, HUD displays the stats in fraction mode as well in "()". In the above picture, we can see this player had 2 two chances to "steal", 2 is the total hands base. But he didn't "steal".


        If you're using a different theme for your game table, the default HUD overlay might not be in the right positions. You can drag the stats to a proper location you prefer. The new positions will be remembered by HUD.


        The 3 white characters match the first 3 characters of the player name. So you can tell whether the HUD positions are correct.

      3. HUD Options

    Click the "HUD" menu on your SB Calculator. Or right click on the HUD stats overlay, then "HUD Options".


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    ***“"Enable HUD", "Enable HUD and Hide Main Window ": Enable the HUD overlay display on your game table. You can even hide the SB Calculator main window and use HUD only. On some poker sites, the HUD will be displayed after you finish one complete hand.


    ***"Disable HUD": You can disable the HUD overlay display dynamically.


    ***"Select Stats to be Displayed": To save the HUD space, you can choose which stats items to be displayed.


    ***"Hide Profiling Icons": HUD won't display the profiling icons for players if you choose this option.


    ***"Hide Win & Pot Odds Display": Don't show your Win & Pot Odds on HUD.

    ***“Show Numbers without Symbols”: By default, HUD displays stats as something like “VP: 20 PFR: 8”. You can choose to use “/” as a delimiter. So it will be displayed as “20/8”. You can save some space by this way.

    ***"Stats Text Color", "Font": You can change the stats font name, size and color.


    ***"Enable Solid Background, Choose Color ": By default, the HUD background is transparent. You can make it opaque with your preferred color.

    ***"Enable Color Coding for Stats Text ": By default, HUD displays the stats text with different color when the value is more or less than a threshold. You can choose to disable this option.

  5. Hand Replayer


    exact Player Stats

    Click image or click "Tools" > "Hand Replayer".

    You can visualize hands you played with the

    and

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    Win Odds (for yourself and players with known cards).


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    ***"Sessions" Menu: Select a session to replay or delete an old session.

    ***"Options" Menu: You can change a bunch of options to customize your Hand Replayer.

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    ***Double click on the seat of a player, you can view or edit notes for that player.

    ***"Copy to Clipboard" Menu: Copy the information for your current hand. So you can email it or paste it

    to a forum.

  6. Stats Graphs


    Click image or click "Stats" > "Stats Graphs". You can review your sessions with graphs.


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    ***"Sessions" Menu: Select a session to review or delete an old session.

    ***"Options" Menu: You can change a bunch of options to customize your Graphs.

    ***"Select Stats..." Menu: You can select which stats to be displayed.

  7. SB Calculator Settings


Click "Tools" > "Settings", or "Right Click" > "Settings" on your SB Calculator.


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***"Find new game tables automatically": By checking this option, SB Calculator will launch new instances automatically for your new game tables.


***"Select a game table to attach to on startup": By checking this option, SB Calculator won't

attach itself to any game table automatically. You need to manually select one of the game tables when you launch SB Calculator.

***"Move with the game table automatically": By selecting this option, SB Calculator will move itself with the game table automatically when you move your game table. For vertical and mini view mode however, this option is invalid.


***"4 Color Deck": Displays your hole cards and the board cards with a 4 color deck on SB Calculator


***"Keep Mini View Mode", "Keep Vertical View Mode": So you don't have to change the view every time you launch SB Calculator.


***"Show my hole cards after fold": By selecting this option, SB Calculator will keep displaying your hole cards after you fold your hand.


***"Close SB Calculator when game table is closed": So you don't have to manually close SB Calculator every time.


***"Win/Pot Odds": You can change the Win/Pot Odds display format to Percentage or Ratio.


***"Player Stats": Display the player stats data in fraction mode. For example, display "1 : 2" instead of "50%", which is more accurate in some cases. Here "2" is the total hands base.


***"Player Profiling Options": You can change the player profiling thresholds.


***"Min # of hands required to profile players": You can set the minimum number of hands required to profile a player. By default, the number is 40. You can try to set a bigger number to get more reliable results.