Home Game Poker Tournament: The 15th Annual Turkey Shoot

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The Turkey Shoot is a home game poker tournament my cousin Bert and his best friend Scott put on every year the day after Thanksgiving.  And this year marked the 15th anniversary. It was held at Scott’s home.  Two tables, a cast of familiar characters, 20-minute levels and 5 places paid. I want to share […]

ICM & Sit N Go Tournaments


ICM (Independent Chip Model) is a formula we use to determine the dollar value of our stack (tournament equity) at a given moment in a tournament.  Knowing this value can help us determine what hands to play when it comes to push/fold strategy later in the tourney when we’re near or on the bubble (OTB). […]