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Final table: All-in with AQ suited against a small stack?

First of all, you're likely right that your hand looks good against the range of UTG. The other factors though (mostly position) are unfavorable though, so the question is whether or not it's ...
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Headsup push fold ICMizer problem

It is likely a combination of multiple factors that is yielding this behaviour. Pure versus mixed strategies. In general, the Nash equilibrium push/fold solution at an arbitrary stack depth will ...
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Calculator use at tournament

I would say that you cannot use calculators in poker tournaments and that perhaps the use of a calculator could be considered criminal cheating in the state of Nevada. Over thirty years ago in ...
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Calculator use at tournament

Calculator use would be the same as the use of any other reference. You can not use it during the hand but at in between hands it is fair game. As this is the rule with regards to phones and push/...
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Final table: All-in with AQ suited against a small stack?

It doesn't sound like you were desperate for the 7BB win but were comfortable to gamble against the short stack. I agree with this. But because there were multiple players behind, this is an easy ...
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Detailed explanation of ICM?

Genera ICM ICM Math If you know how to program recursion it is pretty easy If you don't know recursion then it would be hard For the first level you get a chip weighed split For other levels it gets ...
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ICM vs FGS in spin & go's

ICM does not apply (i.e., does not bring any value) to winner-take-all tournaments. Each chip has a fixed value all the time: prize pool divided by total number of chips in play.
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Why are ICM values so high?

Stack sizes can be large for a variety of reasons, but from what I know, the starting stack size for a tournament mostly has to do with the structure of a tournament. If a tournament is a hyper turbo ...
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Poker ICM maths

The Independent Chip Model (ICM) provides a method to estimate the value "in cash" of a stack in a tournament. Its core assumptions is that the chances of any player winning the tournament are ...
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Tournament: Should I call this Button-shove?

Yes, I would call there with a range of A-10 suited and above. I would lay down 66 and lower. I know 66 is ahead of a10.
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ICM: Malmuth-Harville Formula by Bill Chen

As I understand it, this equation predicts the probability of a player coming in second (or any place other than first) by creating a ratio between the average chance of winning when all 3 players are ...
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