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StrategySit & Go

The -$EV-Push


In this article
  • Why you should sometimes deviate from the ICM
  • The factors that influence your pushing range
  • How to react to -$EV-Pushes

"It was just 64o, but I just had to push in that situation" - "This hand obviously isn't in the Nash range, but I'm probably not going to find a better spot" - "52s is good enough, since I'm about to be in the BB"

You probably read such arguments on a regular basis in the Hand Evaluation Forum. The concept behind this line of thought is the -$EV-Push.

It can be quite a shock when you first see the kinds of hands you're supposed to be going all-in with, but it's something no successful SnG player can avoid. This article will introduce you to the -$EV-Push, show you when you can make such a push and discuss the factors that influence your pushing range.

We will conclude with a few thoughts on how to react to -$EV-Pushes and the possibility of the -$EV-Call.


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Comments (6)

#1 Koshburger, 10 Feb 10 02:35


#2 illeaglez, 25 Sep 10 14:34

what does $EV stand for lol?

#3 JohnJohnson1337, 07 Oct 10 23:49

Expected Value

#4 orcwarhero, 24 Nov 10 17:04

Why bother putting this "article" here at all. It doesn't make any sense to have "teasers". If I wanted to see what I was missing out on I would go look t the GOLD section articles. :S

#5 orcwarhero, 24 Nov 10 17:07

Ooops Disregard my previous comment. I have NO idea how I ended up in the Gold section. sry...hehe

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