Data Mining In Poker


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Data Mining In Poker

  1. 1. Data mining in poker<br />
  2. 2. Necessity of online poker data mining<br />Its an era of increasingly tough online games<br />So collecting and utilizing data of your online opponents is necessary to win the game<br />
  3. 3. How is data mining useful in terms of poker game?<br />It’s the process of acquiring information about your potential opponents through the use of automated tools that record hand full histories.<br />By collecting and analyzing hand histories, you improve your decision making in marginal situations.<br />
  4. 4. Poker mining tools<br />The first requirement is the data mining program or software( poker mining tools)<br />This data mining software will collect information about whatever game you have designed.<br />Ex: how players play their game and how they bet, hand histories of the players<br />Data will be stored in your computer hard ware and will be available for analysis<br />
  5. 5. Benefits of data mining in poker<br />To record your own playing and betting patterns<br />Review your own poker playing history<br />Critique your own poker playing style.<br />Data mining can thus help you improve your game<br />
  6. 6. To record other players betting and playing patterns<br />You will be able to find out the week players in the room.<br />You can also analyze the data to come up with general conclusions<br />You can get the general level of expertise of players in the room.<br />
  7. 7. IdleMiner tool <br />Available at, very easy to set up and use.<br />Grabs hand histories in the back ground<br />Allows accumulating data while you are playing at other sites, working or sleeping.<br />Idleminer is available for Full Tilt, Party Poker, Absolute and Pacific with each room functioning as stand alone product.<br />
  8. 8. PokerTracker tool<br />Available at<br />Data base driven-program that takes the hand histories you collect through idleminer and aggregates the data they contain.<br />You will be able to find out your weaknesses that you can plug in your game and exploit in other’s game.<br />
  9. 9. HH Purchase sites<br />Hand history purchase sites offer you the ability to make bulk purchases of hand histories<br />These sites will send you data mined hand histories.<br />By gathering the hand histories from the limit you play and loading them into tracking database such as PokerTracker or Holdem Manager, you can gain a lot of insight on how individual opponents play. <br />
  10. 10. Data mining services<br />Poker Edge-subscription based service that gives you access to the hands of over 1,000,000 poker players.<br />SharkScope-offers data mining of tournaments, so you can see the opponents gross gross earnings, the number of tournaments they have played etc.<br />IdleMiner is a stand-alone program that you run on your machine. <br />Spade Eye-serves as a table selection tool.<br />