Quantifying Variance – Heads-Up Tilt Calculator

To follow up on our statistical look at players’ tilting behavior in heads-up sit-and-gos, here is a spreadsheet tilt calculator to analyze your own performance and help plug tilt-related leaks.

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Quantifying Variance: Streaks & Tilt in Heads-Up SNGs Pt. 4

Looking at players in the aggregate, and using looking at open-ended streaks rather than ones of an exact length, we find strong evidence for tilt. How winning streaks affect players seems much more individual, however.

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Quantifying Variance: Streaks & Tilt in Heads-Up SNGs Pt. 3

Continuing our search to understand tilt, we take an individual look at three high-volume heads-up players on PokerStars to see how their win rate changes over the course of a winning or losing streak.

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Quantifying Variance: Streaks & Tilt in Heads-Up SNGs Pt. 2

Our quest to understand tilt takes us into the wild to look at some PokerStars heads-up players’ Sharkscope stats. In doing so, we find that the problem is more complicated than expected.

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Quantifying Variance: Streaks & Tilt in Heads-Up SNGs Pt. 1

In this new series on the mathematics of variance, we start by taking a look at winning and losing streaks in heads-up sit-and-gos, and how to tell if you’re tilting.

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Bankroll Management for Heads up Sit and Goes

Heads up SNG Strategy

We walk through the fundamentals of bankroll management for heads up sit and go players in this strategy article.

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The Importance of Position in Heads Up Sit and Go Tournaments

Heads up SNG Strategy

While it may appear trite to some, position is vital in all forms of poker. However, in no other form of poker can position be deemed as important as in heads up play.

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Why Play Heads Up Sit and Gos (SNG) Poker Tournaments?

Heads up SNG Strategy

Let’s look at a few facts and some exciting positives to examine closer to help you understand why tackling the challenge of heads up tournaments – also called heads up SNGs – might just be the best thing for your game.

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Effective Stacks in HU Sit and Gos – Overview and Strategy

Heads up SNG Strategy

Heads up poker can be overwhelming at times. So much is going on and you are being put to so many decisions. However, if you stop, take a breath, do some simple math, things appear much clearer. What am I talking about? Effective stacks of course.

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Analyzing the Makeup of a Heads Up SNG Match

Heads up SNG Strategy

Many times a heads up sit-n-go will take a very set path involving different stages where each is critical to make the best possible decisions at the current hand. Let’s look at the game make-up step by step, debunking some confusion surrounding heads up poker.

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