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Talking during a hand

I am angered enough at the other two answers here to move my comments to an actual attempt at an answer. I think they really miss the point. In short: This behavior from the big blind is illegal ...
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Preflop game in 50/50 sit'n'go

Well, IMHO, your analysis is pretty good. However, you see this kind of play all the time even in big tournaments. And in general, this play from the A8 is usually not a bad one. Whenever you have ...
4 votes

What is the minimum raise after an all-in?

• The minimum legal raise is equal to the previous raise amount. • If the previous all-in raise amount was less than the minimum raise, then the minimum raise is equal to the previous minimum raise. ...
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A free online room with long/no time controls

yes, pokernow.club is a great site that lets you customize the game, including the time limit to make a decision. you and your friend can all play from a browser.
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To steal the pot, how much should I bet if first to act post-flop?

A lot of this answer is going to depend on the other players and their skill level and how they see your bet. For example, I play a lot of live games in Las Vegas. I would never do this move because ...
2 votes

Talking during a hand

IMHO there is a difference between etiquette, house rules and gamesmanship. I've yet see a house game, casino game or big tournament that has a rule against what the BB said. However, they might. ...
2 votes

To steal the pot, how much should I bet if first to act post-flop?

Bluffing out of position is a craps shoot at best. You can pretty much bet much less then you are thinking. Straight and flush draws become unfavorable at something less then a pot size bet head up, ...
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Why Collin Moshman 3-bet that high?

I don't think your logic makes sense. I think you're right that if another player in late position calls, it will be leaving attractive odds for the players still to act. However, that's still a big ...
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Estimate (online) tournament expected duration?

The method I use to estimate tournament duration is: Calculate total chips in play Divide by two to get average stack heads up Estimate likely stack size in BBs at heads up (so for turbos likely to ...
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What is your maximum stack size when shoving?

I disagree with seeveral things in Grinch's post : the fact the average stack is 6BB has no impact on wether you should min raise or open shove your 10bb stack. It only impacts your range, which ...
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What is your maximum stack size when shoving?

It really depends on the type of sng you're playing and the stack of your opponents. It does not make sense to shove your 10BBs when the table average is 6BBs. If you're playing a normal sng with a ...
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What is your maximum stack size when shoving?

It really depends. Under 15BB is almost always a push or a fold. In early position you can shove up to around 18BB. In late position you can shove up to around 20BB. Blind versus blind you can shove ...
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Reasoning behind assumptions in Independent Chip Model

There is a theoretical basis behind this assumption. Since the odds of a person winning a tournament is the inverse of the odds of everyone else losing, gambler's ruin comes into play. Intuitively, ...
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To steal the pot, how much should I bet if first to act post-flop?

I know this is coming a bit late but I did not see anyone comment on the specific size. Stealing the pot can be profitable so depending on the board you might be right on target with the steal attempt....
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Is All In Pre Flop the new Poker?

Since you are not playing freerolls, you are probably playing hyper turbo with shallow stacks and fast structure, right? If that is the case, going all-in or folding is perfectly normal since most ...
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Why Collin Moshman 3-bet that high?

Well in general, unlike what your last statement suggests, in case you think that your 3-bet raise amount is not correct as it might be called by other than the original raiser, you should fix this by ...
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Why Collin Moshman 3-bet that high?

As with every raise, pot odds will improve if there are callers before you. Nevertheless, pot odds will grow less fast, since the raise is significantly larger than the initial pot. Also, first you ...
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Multiple Table Online Play

I would suggest that you slowly build up to this amount of tables rather than diving into it all at once. If you are timing out like you say then this is a sign that you are playing way too many ...
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Talking during a hand

The answer depends on the "house rules". However I would suggest in general: if you are not in the hand, then you should not talk about the hand or what you folded or think someone has you must not ...
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