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Understanding Progressive Knockout Tournament Math & TrueBounty Model

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A deep dive in PKO Math and depths of TrueBounty model

The growing popularity of Bounty Builder and Bounty Hunter tournaments raises new questions. How much equity do you need to call the early all-in in a Progressive Knockout tournament? How important is ICM pressure on the bubble of a bounty tournament?

In this video Valentin Kuzub, the creator of ICMIZER explains some intricate details about the TrueBounty model that is used to estimate progressive knockout equities and why the chip EV model based approach to bounty will not lead to correct equity estimations and solid poker strategy.