Tired of going home with the empty wallet? Stop chasing draws and making donk bets! After failure and frustration with traditional pot odds technique, especially after a few drinks, I developed an easier way to calculate odds and size bets LIVE at the table. No LONG DIVISION!
Single-card draw Nirvana
When on a draw (or defending against a draw), use this table for the flop-bet (to see the Turn card) or the turn-bet (to see the River card). To determine the max-cutoff-break-even bet for your outs, estimate the call amount as a portion of the initial pot for the round. You can also juice up the pot and consider your implied odds using the same portions.
When faced with an all-in call for various portions-of-the-pot, use this table to determine the chances required to break-even, and the associated outs required if you need to improve your hand:
The Poker-for-Partyers method had to find a new technique to turn raises in to 'pot portions' such that the above tables work in all situations. Consider this: if someone raises the opening bet then what's my portion to call in terms of the initial pot? The cheats above no longer work. Or, if I bet and am re-raised or pushed all-in, then what's my portion o' pot to call? The cheats above no longer apply. The poker pundits would say 'just add up all the chips on the table so far and divide by the bet to get the X-to-1 odds'. I refuse. Here's the Partyers raise technique for front and behind raises: