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Tournament Director Big Decision - Thu Dec 08, 2011, 06:25 PM
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Since: Jul 2011
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Hi,

I was acting as a tournament director for a £5 buy in with 8 friends. The following hand occurred and I wnated to check that the decision I had made was fair / correct.

One player raised UTG and was called by UTG+1. The player in the SB then shoved all-in. At this point the player UTG asked UTG+1 will you call and UTG+1 replied with yes I will if you fold.

At this point I stopped the game as this is collusion (SB had the shortest stack as was at risk).

I decided that both UTG and UTG+1 hands should be dead, so offered the SB the pot as it was or whether he wanted to accept the all-in call.

The player in the SB took the pot and both UTG and UTG+1 cards were mucked.

Was this the right decision? It is a friendly match, but I felt that the 2 players were teaming up against the short stack and this influenced their decisions.

Any advice would be appreciated.

James
 
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Thu Dec 08, 2011, 06:57 PM
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good call I think!
 
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Thu Dec 08, 2011, 07:05 PM
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From what I know, I think you did the correct thing.... there are others that know more than I do on this though. They should be posting to this thread soon.
 
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Fri Dec 09, 2011, 06:40 PM
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Since: Sep 2010
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Here are the Rio's official 2011 WSOP tournament rules:

http://www.wsop.com/2011/2011-WSOP-Rules.pdf

Collusion is on page 3. Hope that helps. I've never directed a tournament so I can't personally offer advice, but I imagine Joe might have...?
 

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