4 card poker strategy
Perfect strategy is somewhat complex, but a simple strategy some four card poker tables) dictates the following when playing the ante.
I bet you haven't read Elliot Frome's strategy, but it is very close to the exceptions you listed. (Google Elliot Frome Expert Four Card Poker.
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