How to use SPR poker math – what is SPR?

This is a very important lesson. We will discuss SPR Poker Math. But fear not! James “splitsuit” Sweeney will guide you through.

Hello, and welcome to today’s Quick Plays video on using SPR poker math. SPR is a powerful concept that was first introduced in the twoplustwo book “Professional No-Limit Hold’em: Volume 1” by Matt Flynn, Sunny Mehta, and Ed Miller, In this video you’ll learn what SPR is, how it’s useful, and ways to choose better lines.

SPR is an acronym for Stack to Pot Ratio. We use SPR as a preflop and flop metric for how automatically committed we are to a pot. To figure out the SPR we can use this very simple formula of:

SPR = Effective Stack Size / Pot Size

SPR poker math
SPR poker math


And remember that the effective stack size is the smallest of the stack sizes involved in a hand…

Having said that let’s see and hear how James “splitsuit” Sweeney explains stack to pot ratio (SPR).

How to use pot odds in poker by James “SplitSuit” Sweeney

Patience is a virtue in essentially all aspects of life

Click here to get this post in PDF

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.