• Bronze
Joined: 08.10.2009

Ed Miller in his book, No Limit Professional v1 when talking of the R.E.M. process and in particular in the chapter dedicated to the chapter dedicated to the E of equity, he explain with an example where villain has a draw of 9 outs and he simple say that he has 9 possibility on 44 to hit his flush on the river (we are on the Turn now) but why 44? Where jump out 44?

Obviously, I must black-out right now but I cannot figure why 44 as the holding is 2 cards and on the Turn present 4 cards on the board so, 52-(4+2) = 46 so ...

why 44?

TY
• 4 replies
• Bronze
Joined: 09.06.2012
He knows his own cards so he can discount those as well as the villains hole cards I think, may not be right on that though
• Black
Joined: 03.03.2008
obviously he knows his own hole cards too, so thats 2 more you have to subtract
• Bronze
Joined: 12.04.2010
yep two more is subtracted because of the hole cards that makes it 44.
• Bronze
Joined: 10.02.2012
52
- 4 cards on board
- 2 cards in Hero's hand
- 2 cards in Villain's hand
= 44

the assumption is
we know villain is drawing to 9 outs
the Villain is not blocking his own outs (of course)
and in this case the hero is not blocking any either.
(if hero WAS blocking, villain would be drawing to fewer outs, but not know it.)