blinding out

  • 4 replies
    • metza
      metza
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      Joined: 28.01.2012 Posts: 2,220
      Possibly you don't have that great an understanding of the push or fold stage.

      When you are at less than 10bb, you can't afford to wait for hands like AJ etc. There are spots where at the small blind you are +EV pushing any two against the big blind.

      Most beginner players will go all in, and call all ins far too tight in the late stage of a tournament. This means you can profitably move all in with a much wider range of hands than you would with a deeper stack.

      Also, you from NZ?
    • kiwiboy484
      kiwiboy484
      Basic
      Joined: 30.09.2012 Posts: 14
      ok cheers for that and yes i am
    • metza
      metza
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      Joined: 28.01.2012 Posts: 2,220
      This is free software is more for SnG than tournaments (because it deviates from chip EV (expected value) in favour of ICM (independent chip model) which takes into account the pay structure of the SNG.

      However it will at least give you a better idea as to how loose you should be pushing with x amount of bb if you set it to practice with a full table only.

      http://www.pokerstrategy.com/software/7/
    • Asaban
      Asaban
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      Joined: 22.09.2006 Posts: 8,473
      Originally posted by metza
      This is free software is more for SnG than tournaments (because it deviates from chip EV (expected value) in favour of ICM (independent chip model) which takes into account the pay structure of the SNG.

      However it will at least give you a better idea as to how loose you should be pushing with x amount of bb if you set it to practice with a full table only.

      http://www.pokerstrategy.com/software/7/
      Thanks for your answer. This is the perfect advice for the situation imo. The ICM Trainer will give you a very good impression of what is possible and what is not. In general you should push even wider then it suggests (at least in most situations).

      Regards,
      Asaban