# Questions tagged [icm]

ICM stands for Independent Chip Model

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### Poker ICM maths

Making my own ICMizer for giggles but am having trouble finding how to find the following: Example: Buy-in: \$10 Number of players: 10 Payouts: 1st - \$50, 2nd - \$30, 3rd - \$20 Initial stack: 1,000 ...
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### Tournament: Should I call this Button-shove?

45 player turbo tournament, 9-handed, 7 places paid, 17 players remain. I am among the top players with 21 BB, average stack is about 10 BB. Only one other player on my table has as many chips, he ...
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### ICM: Malmuth-Harville Formula by Bill Chen 2 [duplicate]

There already is a question with answers about ICM: Malmuth-Harville Formula by Bill Chen at poker.stackexchange.com: ICM: Malmuth-Harville Formula by Bill Chen I have no rights to comment it but I ...
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### ICM vs FGS in spin & go's

I am trying to set up some general ranges in spin & go's. For example what hands I should be shoving in the SB vs the BB with x amount of blinds. ICM nash equilibrium is the easiest method to ...
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### ICM: Malmuth-Harville Formula by Bill Chen

so i get the whole way how to calculate the ICM. However, i'm not sure completely how to use the Malmuth-Harville written down in the book "mathematics of poker". It's important for me to understand ...
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### Headsup push fold ICMizer problem

When setting up general push fold ranges in ICMizer I spotted something strange. I would think that the shorter you'd get the wider you'd have to shove, but then this came out of the machine (first ...
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### Calculator use at tournament

What are the rules concerning use of a calculator at a tournament? In searching the WSOP rules I find nothing. Between hands is use of a calculator allowed? Like a tablet or phone. A powerful ...
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### Detailed explanation of ICM?

Most ICM's explanation just say: ICM converts the value of bla...bla...bla. Now let's get to the calculator. I need something detailed, because I want to try to program it. The best explanation that ...
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### Final table: All-in with AQ suited against a small stack?

My question on this hand is whether I made the right play, even though I lost? The hand took place on the first deal of the final table of a long underground, self-dealt tournament. Despite a ...
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### Reasoning behind assumptions in Independent Chip Model

The Independent Chip Model is a model that output's a player's overall equity in a tournament, given the stack sizes of players at the table. An assumption underlying the calculations in the model is ...