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BROOKS

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Multiple short all ins
« on: February 28, 2018, 10:28:43 PM »
Been having some disagreements and would like to hear what you guys say in this situation:
A bets 400
B all in 500
C all in 650
D all in 850
E calls 850
Now we all know that A can raise, because he is facing a Full raise. Needs to be facing at least 400 more and it's 450 more.
If A wants to raise, what's the minimum he can raise to?
400 more or 450 more?

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Re: Multiple short all ins
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2018, 06:59:49 AM »
Been having some disagreements and would like to hear what you guys say in this situation:
A bets 400
B all in 500
C all in 650
D all in 850
E calls 850
Now we all know that A can raise, because he is facing a Full raise. Needs to be facing at least 400 more and it's 450 more.
If A wants to raise, what's the minimum he can raise to?
400 more or 450 more?

He is facing a cumulative raise of 450 so he can raise to 1300 (450 more) or more.

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Re: Multiple short all ins
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2018, 02:06:18 PM »
Agreeing with Greg,  minimum raise is 850-400=450, for a total of 850+450=1,300 or more.
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Re: Multiple short all ins
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2018, 06:44:53 PM »
Thank you guys! I knew I was right lol

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Re: Multiple short all ins
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2018, 12:09:06 AM »
Ok Sorry, I'm still having some disagreements

So what's your take on this:

A bets 300
B all in 400
C min raises to 700
If A wants to raise, what is the minimum amount he can raise to?

There are 2 groups of people that have differing opinions. For simplicity's sake well call them Boys and Girls

Boys say 400 more and argue that A is facing a raise of 400 more when it gets to him. He has a 300 bet, and its now 700 to call

Girls say 300 more and argue that the last legal raise amount was 300
If there were a player D, he would have to raise by at least 300. So why would it be different for A?


Girls argue that it is a raise of 100 and a raise of 300 after. Not one raise of 400
Girls say "how much more" it is to A is irrelevant
Reasoning is an example like this
A bets 200
B all in 600
C all in 950
D raise to 2000
The last legal raise amount was 1050 by D
So A must raise by at least 1050
But it is actually 1800 more for A to call. So he is facing 1800 more, but he doesn't have to raise by 1800, just 1050 - the last legal raise

I've gone through all of the examples in the TDA and the Addendum and this issue is not addressed.
Can only find a few examples about multiple short all ins adding up to equal a full raise to reopen the betting
Nothing about a short all in and then a valid raise and what that means for the original bettor

Who's right? Girls or Boys?

On a side note regarding original post
A bets 400
B all in 500
C all in 650
D all in 850
E calls 850
We determined that A must raise by at least 450
At what point do we stop adding up all the short all ins to determine A's min raise?
What if it continued...
F all in 1000
G all in 1200
H calls 1200
Whats the min amount A can raise now? There was never a legal raise amount of 400. So do we add up all the short all ins, and A must raise by 800?
At any point, if players E thru H weren't all in, they would be required to raise by at least 400. Why would it be different for A?
Do all those short all ins end up counting as one big raise - since there was no "legal" raise?
« Last Edit: March 02, 2018, 04:11:48 AM by BROOKS »

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Re: Multiple short all ins
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2018, 08:43:08 AM »
I agree with the girls. 

There are two TDA rules that apply:

46: Raise Amounts
A: A raise must be at least equal to the largest prior bet or raise of the current betting round.

47: Re-Opening the Bet
In no-limit and pot limit, an all-in wager (or multiple short all-ins) totaling less than a full bet or raise does not reopen betting for players who have already acted and are not facing at least a full bet or raise when the action returns to them.


Regarding the OP:
  • The largest prior bet or raise on the current betting round is 400.  Therefore, a full raise is 400.
  • The betting has reopened to Player A who is facing multiple short all-ins that total more than a full raise amount.

Player A can fold, call, or raise. The minimum raise amount is 400.  Player A can min-raise to a total bet of 1250.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Multiple short all-ins ARE NOT used to determine the minimum raise amount.  They ARE used to determine whether or not the betting is reopened. 

As the Illustrations show, the current bet amount total is often quite different than the full-raise amount (i.e., the largest amount bet or raised in the current betting round).  A full raise is made by wagering an amount that is equal to the sum of the total current bet and the existing full-raise amount. 

As shown, multiple short all-ins potentially result in reopening the betting to a player who has previously acted, but they do not alter the amount of a full-raise to the previous player.

Only a subsequent raise greater than the previous player's bet or raise would increase the full-raise amount to that player.
« Last Edit: March 02, 2018, 02:46:21 PM by BillM16 »

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Re: Multiple short all ins
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2018, 04:18:03 PM »
Thanks Bill.
Girls vs boys didn't seem that difficult for me. I was on team girls
The issue were having now is what is the min raise when there hasn't been a "legal" Raise?

A bets 400
B all in 700
C all in 1050
D calls 1050

Yes its clear the betting has been reopened for A - he is facing a Full raise.
The confusion is about minimum raises after multiple short all ins (and there hasn't been a legal raise yet?) 
If D had wanted to raise on top of the 1050, would he just be required to make a legal raise of 400 more, since no legal raise has happened yet?
Or do we say D needs to raise 650 more because it's 650 more than A's bet?
Same thing for A, if D calls, does A have to raise by 650, or just make a legal raise of 400

Another one
A 400
B all in 500
C all in 700
D raises by 500 to 1200
A needs to raise by at least 500 because that was the last legal raise right?
A doesn't have to raise by 800 (difference between D and A)

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Re: Multiple short all ins
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2018, 05:18:48 PM »
Hello Brooks,

 Your first example I say you are correct with the raise amount of 650.

 Your next example, I believe is incorrect. I believe that the min raise to A is 800 more. The confusion comes from looking at D raising 500 when he's not. The two preceding bets were not enough (400) so the min raise would be based on the largest bet, or raise which was 400.So...D did not raise 500 as you stated, he raised 800. That's the way I see it. I've been wrong before ;D so wait for another confirmation or two.

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Re: Multiple short all ins
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2018, 07:35:52 PM »
Bill,
 I don't understand that in the second example you are calling Player C's 1200 only a 500 raise? Can someone explain?

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Re: Multiple short all ins
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2018, 08:45:34 PM »
Bill,
 I don't understand that in the second example you are calling Player C's 1200 only a 500 raise? Can someone explain?

Nick,

In Brook's second example above, player C called and player D raised 500.  I'm not sure why you are confused.  ???

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Re: Multiple short all ins
« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2018, 05:19:56 AM »
A 400
B all in 500
C all in 700
D raises to 1200 (a raise of 500?)


Does the next player need to raise by at least 500, or by at least 800?

Well this is exactly the predicament

Nick thinks it was a raise of 800 and Bill thinks its a raise of 500

I wanna know whats right?!?!?


What if combined, the 2 short all ins equaled a full raise?

A bets 400
B all in 650
C all in 850
D
combined, these 2 all ins have made a full raise
Does that mean that D needs to raise by at least 450, or since no "legal" raise has happened yet,  D needs to raise by at least 400 - the last legal bet?
Whatever we decide D's options are, they should be the same for A if D calls.
We said wayyyy back in the beginning of this thread, that if D calls, then A would have to raise by 450.
So if that is the case, then why would it be any different for D?

There has to be an answer somewhere?!?!

TDA only talks about multiple short all ins in regards to the betting being reopened. There is no mention of what the next min raise should be

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Re: Multiple short all ins
« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2018, 09:47:25 AM »
Bill,

 You are incorrect. In your example:
NLHE 100-200, Post Flop to minimize confusion:

Ann: Bets 200
Bob: Calls 200
Chris: All-In for 100
Deb: All-In for 100
Evan: All-In for 100
Fawn: All-In for 100
Gus: All-In for 100
Ivan: All-In for 100

Ann is now facing a bet of 1000. How do you see Ann facing a 1000 bet? She has no option at all because she has already bet and there was no raise. I've disputed the way the rule is written in the TDA for this very reason. You do not add up short bets in no limit. The only multiple short all-ins will effect a bet amount is in a pot limit game when the trail is increased with each wager.
I did not read any further. We need to clear this up one issue at a time.


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Re: Multiple short all ins
« Reply #12 on: March 03, 2018, 09:50:37 AM »
Nick,

Thanks, I don't know how I got off on the wrong track, but I sure did.  I've deleted my errant posts.

Here is the corrected scenario.

Ann bets 200.
Bob calls 200.
Chris goes all-in for 100 more - 300.
Deb goes all-in for 100 more - 400.
Evan goes all-in for 100 more - 500.
Fawn goes all-in for 100 more - 600.
Gus goes all-in for 100 more - 700.
Ivan goes ll-in for 100 more - 800.

The bet is 800 to Ann, 600 over her initial 200 opening bet. That is tantamount to a full raise to Ann, even though none of the players actually made an individual full raise.  So, betting is reopened to Ann.

Two simple rules for short all-in raises.
#1 They do not increase the legal size of the full bet or raise.
#2 They do increase the amount of the bet that one might face.

Two simple rules for raises.
#1 The legal size of a full raise is never altered by a short all-in.
#2 The legal size of a full raise can only be altered to a larger size by an individual making a full raise that is a larger size.
« Last Edit: March 03, 2018, 01:08:41 PM by BillM16 »

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Re: Multiple short all ins
« Reply #13 on: March 03, 2018, 10:22:15 AM »
Bill,

 Unfortunately, I don't have time right now to go over everything. I'll get back to you later if you'd like. For now, I want to point out what I see as a mistake. You said that it was 800 to Ann.  Actually, it's 600 to Ann...correct?

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Re: Multiple short all ins
« Reply #14 on: March 04, 2018, 08:15:25 AM »
A 400
B all in 500
C all in 700
D raises to 1200 (a raise of 500?)


Does the next player need to raise by at least 500, or by at least 800?

Well this is exactly the predicament

Nick thinks it was a raise of 800 and Bill thinks its a raise of 500

I wanna know whats right?!?!?

Brooks,

Here is how I analyze your scenario:

Player A:     Made an opening bet for 400. 
                  This establishes the legal size of a full raise as 400.

Player B:     Made an all-in wager for 500.
                  This raise of 100 is short of the full raise amount.  Short raises are only allowed when a player is all-in.
                  There is now 900 in the pot.

Player C:    Made an all-in wager for 700.
                 This raise of 200 is short of the full raise amount.  The short raise is allowed as the player is all-in.
                 There is now 1100 in the pot.

Player D:    Makes the 1200 bet.  That is a full raise of 500. 
                 The 500 raise is larger than the previous legal raise of 400, so now 500 is the legal full raise.
                 There is now 1600 in the pot.

Player A:    Is facing a bet of 1200. 
                 The largest bet or raise at the time that Player A had last acted was 400.
                 Player A is facing a bet that is a full raise over their last bet.  Therefore, betting is reopened.
                 Player A can fold. 
                 Or, player A can call the 1200 by adding another 800 to the previous 400 bet. 
                 Or, player A can raise by calling the 1200 and raising at least 500 more. 
                 A minimum full raise bet would be 1700, which is 1300 more that the original 400 bet.

What if combined, the 2 short all ins equaled a full raise?

A bets 400
B all in 650
C all in 850
D
combined, these 2 all ins have made a full raise
Does that mean that D needs to raise by at least 450, or since no "legal" raise has happened yet,  D needs to raise by at least 400 - the last legal bet?

Whatever we decide D's options are, they should be the same for A if D calls.

Brooks,

Here is how I analyze your scenario:

Player A:     Made an opening bet for 400. 
                  This establishes the legal size of a full raise as 400.

Player B:     Made an all-in wager for 650.
                  This raise of 250 is short of the full raise amount.  Short raises are only allowed when a player is all-in.
                  There is now 650 in the pot.

Player C:    Made an all-in wager for 850.
                 This raise of 200 is short of the full raise amount.  The short raise is allowed as the player is all-in.
                 There is now 850 in the pot.

Player D:   Hasn't acted previously and can fold, call, or raise.
                To make a call is 850.
                To make a raise is a minimum of 1250.  The 850 calling amount, plus a full raise of 400.

Player A:   If player D folded, player A would be facing a bet of 850.
                If player D min-raise to 1250, player A would be facing a bet of 1250.
                If player D could have raise to a larger amount, like 1500.
                If player A is facing a bet of 850 or 1250, betting is reopened and the legal raise amount is still 400. (see analysis above)
                If player A is facing a bet of 1500, then Player D also changed the legal full raise amount to 650. Etc.,
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We said wayyyy back in the beginning of this thread, that if D calls, then A would have to raise by 450.
So if that is the case, then why would it be any different for D?

That was incorrect, player A would need to raise only 400 - not 450.
There has to be an answer somewhere?!?!

The answer is above.

TDA only talks about multiple short all ins in regards to the betting being reopened. There is no mention of what the next min raise should be

This is because they are two separate issues.  Short raises (only possible when all-in) do not affect the size of a legal minimum full raise.  See my other posts.  Short all-ins might only effect the reopening a betting.

Some may wonder why TDA Rule #48 Re-Opening the Bet, allows for short all-in wagers to accumulate into a total bet that is tantamount to a full raise.  But yet, the short all-in wagers do not accumulate with the previous bet or raise in a way that increases the minimum raise amount.  I think this make perfect sense, but yet I see others have trouble separating this two issues.  Here is my simple reasoning.

Player A: Opens for 200.
Player B: Calls 200.
Player C: Raises 200 to 400.
Player D: Raises 200 to 600.
Player E:

What is the minimum raise amount to Player E?  Why of course, it is still 200.  The raises by C and D increase the total bet but not affect the legal raise amount.  This is common knowledge and nobody disputes it.  So, why then is the following disputed?

Player A: Opens for 200.
Player B: Calls 200.
Player C: All-in for 350. A short raise of 150.
Player D: All-in for 500. Another short raise of 150.
Player E:

What is the minimum amount that E can raise?  Clearly, it is not 500, nor 350, nor 300.  It is still 200.
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