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Thursday, May 13, 2021
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The word of the day for 13 May, 2021:

Investment Odds

Noun
Estimated return on investment for a particular hand or action, expressed as a ratio or as a percentage that includes the investment amount; the amount of money or chips expected to be in the pot, multiplied by the probability of winning, divided by the amount of money or chips that the player expects to contribute by the end of the hand. Expressed as a formula, investment odds = [(Expected size of pot)(Probability of winning)] / (Amount the player contributes to the pot).

Noun
Pot odds; the ratio of the amount of money actually in the pot compared to the amount of money required to call and maintain eligibility to win the pot, expressed with the pot amount first and calling amount second.

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