9 votes
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Can I showdown early

I am going to ignore the bet amounts and your stack size first and give you a general answer, you have no fold equity anyway. Well in live, yes you can, there is nothing stopping you from physically ...
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Can someone explain in simple terms what equity means?

Equity is simply how much of the pot is "yours" based on your odds to win it. If there's $100 in the pot, and you have a 50% chance of winning it, then you have $50 in equity. If you have a 30% chance ...
3 votes

What is the correct ruling?

If he said fold before he threw his cards it is cleary a fold. If the dealer heard fold normally this means what it is. If you showed your hand before the other guy said that he called that's even ...
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3 votes

Can I showdown early

Absolutely not. If you are head-up (that is, there is just you and one opponent), then there's nothing wrong with showing cards like this. But once you have two or more opponents it's not just about ...
3 votes

Player fold in split pot, is he part of main pot?

No, once C folds, he is out of the hand, and has no claim to any main or side pots.
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3 votes

How do I calculate "I break even if Villain folds this percentage of shoving", including Fold Equity, in heads up play?

This is not hard to calculate once you understand what it means. In poker since you are not expected to be mathematicians, we need to boil the math down to little piece. First you calculate your ...
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3 votes
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MTT - flush draw vs loose big'o'stack

Nothing jumps out at me as being obviously wrong with your play. I agree that the pre-flop shove is a good alternative but I wouldn't necessarily think that your move was wrong. Regardless, you had ...
1 vote

Confusion regarding calculating odds in flops

The author is using a rule-of-thumb approximation. Your exact probability of hitting the turn is, as you say, 9/47, or about 19.15%. Your probability of hitting the turn OR the river is equal to (1 - (...
1 vote

Confusion regarding calculating odds in flops

you are not calculating it wrong, the article states that 18% and 36% is a shortcut. the author of the article counts each out as 2% for each remaining street after the flop. so if there are 9 outs to ...
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1 vote

What is the correct ruling?

I have dealt this situation countless times around the world and have seen TDs make the same ruling 99% of the time. As I posted in a comment, I'm a little unsure of the starting situation but either ...
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1 vote
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Push/Fold situation

Yes you should consider limps as action because if you have only M of 2 and he already put 1 BB he gets good pot odds and he is very likely to call. That said with such a low stack you have to take ...
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Can I showdown early

Frisbee's recent answer raises a good point. QQ just ain't that great here. You are talking about making a cold 5-bet shove without enough fold equity to accomplish your goal. Also because you're ...
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1 vote

Can I showdown early

Technically I think if you are all in and show with other hands live then your hand is still live but this is very poor etiquette and should get a penalty Your odds are just off: The 70 bet is ...
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