How to Use Poker Pot Odds Charts

Learn how to use poker pot odds charts when deciding whether or not to continue with a drawing hand or calling that river bluff.

Why Do I Need To Understand Poker Pot Odds

There are a couple of different reasons that you should know regarding the concept of pot odds:

  1. To determine if you have the “right price” currently to make a +EV call.
  2. To help you determine the additional money you’d have to win on future streets via implied odds if you don’t currently have the right Price.
  3. On the river, to help you determine the percentage of the time, you must call and win to be profitable.
  4. On the river, as the bettor, your bet sizing and the pot odds you lay your opponent will help you determine the optimal value to bluff ratio for hands in your range.