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Player allowed to play for main pot after folding during side pot action?

No, B folded. They are no longer in the hand. Cards are tabled, main pot of 75$ goes to A or C, depending on who has the best cards. If a side pot exists it goes to C.
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Who gets the side pot?

No matter the subsequent actions of player 1, as soon as player 2 folds, player 1 should be awarded the side pot, even if his cards are never seen by anyone. Player 3 should never, ever be awarded ...
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Why did i win a portion of pot in this hand?

TL;DR A side pot is a pot when certain players have no participation due to lacking the required amount of chips. It is the way to accept bets when players have different chips amounts. This situation ...
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All-ins and folds: what happens to folded money?

In these types of all in situations, first identify the shortest stack that is all in--in this case 4k. The main pot will include up to that amount for each player that participated in the hand. If ...
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Side pot rules on not equal hands

It's very easy to understand if you think about it this way. You can only win as much money as you put in from each player. So if you win a three-way pot with $100 investment into the pot, you get $...
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Side pot rules on not equal hands

this is only possible if player A was all in, and player B had more chips in the pot after he bet with a third player (player C). Player A can only win the amount of his all-in from each player, then ...
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Splitting the pot between two players who have gone all in against two players with higher chip counts and won

There are three different pots in this situation: One contains 400 chips and involves all four players. This is split between players 1 and 2. It's 400 chips because Player 1 bet 100 and four players ...
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side pot scenario

You have 3 pots $40 - player1, player2, player3, player4 $120 - player2, player3, player4 $100 - player3, player4 Hand order 1 - Player1 Player2 tie 9933A 2 - Player3 Player4 tie 3322A Player1 and ...
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Poker side pots and dead money

Player three wins the money from the other players that match player three's money. In this case player three is going to get the main pot, which is seventy five. That is twenty five from player one, ...
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Side pots without eligible winners

I am a little confused about your described hand action. The fact that you use A, B, and C to denote players implies to me that they're acting in that alphabetical order. If A bets 1000 and B calls ...
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How are side pots built?

I find the simplest way to remember the side-pot rules (at least an equivalent version of them...your naming conventions may vary as TacticalCoder remarked). Whenever a player goes all-in a side pot ...
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How many side pots possible in case of n player table (assuming n to be any number)

The answer: n - 1. If all n players go all in and all n players have unequal stacks, then there will be n - 1 different pots. If there are two stacks that are equal to one another you must substract ...
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What is the pot split in this scenario?

Andrew's answer is correct, and is an example of the bottom-up approach typically taught to casino dealers. Another way to look at it is top-down from the highest bet (sometimes this is easier for a ...
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What is the pot split in this scenario?

Players 1-3 stand to win up to 7, while Player 4 stands only to win up to 4. Player 7 will be returned 3 since only 7 is required to call the all-in. The main pot (28) will be split between Players 1-...
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Poker hand pot split rule

I'm assuming this is Texas Hold'em. In Texas Hold'em, you play the best 5-card hand you can, regardless of whether those cards come from your hole cards or the community (board) cards. That means a ...
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Splitting the pot between two players who have gone all in against two players with higher chip counts and won

Player 1 and 2 split 200, player 1 has only called/bet 100, that is all he is entitled to. Player 2 wins 300 more out of the pot. 100 each from players 3 and 4, plus his 100. (assuming his straight is ...
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Online Software Tournament Test Case

Treat the antes like a bet. And/or always set up a side pot whenever a player hits zero chips even if the side pot is zero. Looks like what is going on is that there was no side pot at this point and ...
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