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BB or M ? - Mon Feb 10, 2014, 02:16 PM
Espada_Nu.4's Avatar
Since: May 2012
Posts: 148
I have two push/fold charts, one is based on your stack(BB) and the other one on your M ratio. I know that the M chart is a little better because it takes into consideration the size of the pot(blinds + antes), but if you have to start shoving with an M of 8 or less and you have 18-20 BB, dont you think that you are risking too much?
Should I start shoving with 12-14 BB and an M of ~6 ?
What do you guys think?
Mon Feb 10, 2014, 02:19 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,809
What type of blind structure? Depending on the tourney style, I may start shoving at 18-20BB, or I may not shove until 5BB... it depends.

John (JWK24)


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Mon Feb 10, 2014, 04:02 PM
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Since: Oct 2011
Posts: 7,346
I used to only have BB on my chart (and my HUD), but then I added M to both. Provided your stack is less than 20bb - and antes are involved - then I think M is the way to go. In HEM2, there's even a stat called "adjusted BB" which takes into account the antes, so you could just use that and never have to worry about M.

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Mon Feb 10, 2014, 04:05 PM
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Since: Nov 2012
Posts: 874
I have BB colour coded with harringtons M theory

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