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## Using Game Theory in SNG Tournaments (Part 3): Semi-Bluff Analysis

Moving right along with our study of game theory in the SNG environment, we’re going to be looking at some bluffing and semi-bluffing scenarios this week. The point here is to introduce players to incorporating ICM into their EV calculations and to give you some...

## Using Game Theory in SNG Tournaments (Part 2): More HU Basics

In last week’s edition, we looked at the absolute basics of how to use HU Nash equilibriums to determine proper play and exploitation against players in push/fold scenarios. I mentioned that once you get to the point that there are at least 10-12 big blinds...

## Using Game Theory in SNG Tournaments (Part 1): Heads Up Basics

In a bit of a departure from the cash game focus that I normally have, I’m going to cover some basic to intermediate ideas involving SNG endgames. We’re going to start with some basic game theory concepts as regards heads-up spots, and we’re going to...

## EV Calculations Tutorial 5: Tournament Calculations

This is the fifth part of a series of tutorials teaching people how to perform expected value calculations with a minimum amount of math. Please read through the first four parts of this series before you start into this segment on tournament calculations. While the...

## Heads Up SNG Survival Guide

One of the more exciting forms of poker today has to be Heads-Up Sit-N-Go’s. These mini tournaments pit two players against one another in a winner-take-all format. Every site has these one on one events with most ranging from \$2 all the way up to thousands of...

## Sit-n-Go Strategy Guide Part 2

This is a continuation of DavSimon’s Single Table Tournament (SnG) strategies. Click here to read DavSimon’s Sit-n-Go/Turbo Strategy Guide Part 1. SnG Strategy Guide – Section 4 Alright, now we know what stakes we should be playing at, we now have to...

## PokerStars Sit And Gos – Double or Nothing

Click here to read our PokerStars Review. PokerStars recently introduced a new format in their offerings of Sit & Go tournaments. These “double or nothing” tournaments, as the name implies, only result in two outcomes. You either make the money and win...

## Sit-n-Go Strategy Guide Part 3

This is a continuation of DavSimon’s Single Table Tournament (SnG) strategies. Click here to read DavSimon’s Part 1: Sit-n-Go/Turbo Strategy Guide or here to read Part 2: SNG Strategy Guide – 6 Max SNG & Other SNG’s. Sit-n-Go Strategy Guide...

## PokerStars Sit And Gos – HORSE

Click here to read our PokerStars Review. PokerStars features Sit & Go Tournaments (SNGs) for over a dozen different poker games, offering something for everyone, no matter what your favorite game or skill level. For those that excel in multiple types of games, or...

## Sit-n-Go Strategy Guide Part 4

This is a continuation of DavSimon’s Single Table Tournament (SnG) strategies. Click here to read DavSimon’s Part 1: Sit-n-Go/Turbo Strategy Guide here to read Part 2: SNG Strategy Guide – 6 Max SNG & Other SNG’s, or here to read Part 3:...

## PokerStars Sit And Gos – 8 Game

Click here to read our PokerStars Review. PokerStars recently introduced a new mixed-game, 8-game, to their games. 8-game combines eight different poker games in a 6max format, testing a player’s ability in a wide variety of games. 8-game can be played in both a...

## SnG Key Strategies

I’ve seen some excellent sng guides out on the boards. Now it’s my turn to put my own personal spin on it…. This is not intended to be a step-by-step sng guide. It is an attempt to answer the big picture question: What are the main strategic areas...