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6.8 Summary

The full betting strategy algorithm is presented in Figure 6.3. It is an incomplete expert system using the objective hand evaluation techniques for the betting decisions, used for its easy implementation and low cost. This version has not been adjusted to use the opponent modeling system, which was added afterwards. A more computer-oriented approach would be preferable (for example, computing expected values by playing out several simulations) but the present system is sufficient to not significantly hamper the performance, and to allow for the easy introduction and testing of other high-level betting strategies (like semi-bluffing).

Figure 6.3: Post-Flop Betting Strategy
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Denis Papp