igtsoft Texas Holdem Windows Program

igtsoft Texas Holdem is free for you to use.

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igtsoft Texas Holdem software is available in a downloadable ZIP file Texas Holdem.zip. The software can be used on computers running Microsoft Windows XP and higher operating systems. After downloading to your computer, double-click the Texas Holdem.zip file to open it; then drag-&-drop the Texas Holdem folder to any location on your computer. To launch the program, open the Texas Holdem folder and click the Texas-Holdem.exe file.

Note: Do not use the 'Extract ZIP Wizard' as this may lead to problems with 'Open File - Security Warning' in which case you will need to uncheck 'Always ask before opening this file' (view image).


Texas-Holdem.exe <nplayers> <playmode>

nplayers 2 to 10
playmode 0 for manual, 1 for auto-manual, 2 for auto

Default nplayers = 5, playmode = 1 for auto-manual.
To launch the program with specified parameters, run Texas-Holdem.exe from command line i.e. a Command Prompt window.
Alternative is to use the th command described below.

In manual mode, all players are controlled by the user. This is useful for learning the mechanics of Texas Holdem.
In auto-manual mode, 1 player is controlled by the user. This pits the user against program bots.
In auto mode, all players are controlled by the software. This is for development and analytical use.

User commands and short-forms:

check (k)
bet (b) an amount no less than the minimum bet (big blind amount)
call (c) the amount to call
raise (r) an amount no less than the previous bet amount
allin (a)
fold (f)
quit (quit) exits the program
th (th) with specified nplayers & playmode restarts the program with the new values

For the th command, nplayers and playmode take on default values if not specified.
The program relaunch takes a few seconds to carry out.

View Log (F3) shows log file for internal processing and errors.

View Out (F4) shows program output file e.g. to show play of hands.

View Eval (F5) toggles the appearance of the side window to show possible hands.


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http://this1that1whatever.com/miscellany/texas-holdem for Texas Holdem basics, odds, possible hands and insights.

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http://this1that1whatever.com/blog/2011/02/25-pokerstars-texas-holdem-poker-room.php for the PokerStars Texas Holdem Room.

http://this1that1whatever.com/blog/2011/02/28-zynga-texas-holdem-poker-room.php for the Zynga Texas Holdem Room.

Change History

Program version is displayed in Help About dialogue window.

Version 0.5: Feb 4/2011. Initial release.

Version 0.6: Feb 7/2011. Various refinements and adjustments. Fixed minimum re-raise amount.

Version 0.7: Feb 13/2011. Side window scroll bar now accommodates content size automatically. Winning Percentages added to side bar content to provide guidance on playing the hole cards and hand. Fixed hand possibilities in side window to account for cards dealt.

Version 0.75: Feb 23/2011. Fixed a problem with full-house not properly determined after the flop in the case where two three-of-a-kind results appear post-flop. Fixed a problem with window redraw when other windows are dragged over the Texas Holdem window - before the fix, information displayed in the Texas Holdem window was duplicated and appeared ragged.

Version 0.8: Feb 24/2011. Refined side window display of possible hands.

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