The ICM poker term stands for the Independent Chip Model. In poker ICM allows to convert tournament players stacks in chips into their money equity (as percentage of total or remaining prize pool).
Very first hand. No reads on my opponents at all Seat 1 is the button Seat 1: Player1 ( 1500 ) BTN Seat 2: Hero ( 1500 ) SB Seat 3: Player3 ( 1500 ) BB.
So roughly speaking, in every poker tournament I've seen other than strange ones that are winner-takes-all or satellites, the payout looks roughly like this. So it's 0. You go in, and once you hit about top 20% is the bubble. And then there's a jump here where suddenly you get paid. This is about 80% get 0. So here there's a jump, and then it.Should hero fold, call, or 3 bet with following hands: QQ, AQ, 98s, JTo? 3bet QQ, AQ, and 98s 100% of the time, 3-bet JTo 25% and fold JTo 75% of the time. villain is a super nit to 3-bets which means we print money by 3-betting him a ton. To balance out all the garbage 3-betting hands we use against him we need to 3-bet all are premium hands.Definition Making a tough fold with a strong hand. This is usually done against a tighter opponent who rarely bluffs.
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What I’m talking about is the idea that sometimes, the best play from a theoretical standpoint is not the best play from a practical one. To some extent, this is quantifiable: For instance, ICM (Independent Chip Model) is a well-understood and, in most cases, close-enough approximation for how the relationship between chip stack and prize pool equity becomes non-linear as the tournament.Read More
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