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What is the Big Blind Ante?

The WSOP is instituting the Big Blind Ante in many of their tournaments this year (2019). What is it and how does it work?
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Can a player win an ante higher than his all-in bet?

The blinds are 300/600 with big blind ante of 600. A player not in the blinds position has only 100 and moves all in. Can this player win the 600 ante if they win the hand?
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Tournament Ante Deduction Player All In

I am writing an online poker game software in which I want to conduct tournaments. In tournaments sometimes players remain to "sit out" throughout the tournament. There is 1 case that's ...
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What happens to the small blind ante?

Three players left in the game. One is all in with $1000. Big blind is $4000. Small blind $2000 and decides to fold, pre flop.
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Are antes (or other dead money) counted toward the rake?

Let's say there's a 5% rake and no rake cap (just to keep this simple). Five players are dealt in. Each player posts $4 ante, one player posts some small blind, and another player posts some big blind....
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Online Software Tournament Test Case

I am working on online poker software and there is 1 issue we faced when testing with tournaments. Let me explain the case There were 6 players in the hand p1 (SB) 2820 chips p2 (BB) 100 chips p3 ...
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