re: Poker & Please explain MTT types
in theory there's no such thing as a "single" shootout, at least where i play. double is as small as they come, having 2 rounds. you can have triples with 3 rounds (like they did in the WSOP
this year) and quadruples (like stars does on wednesday nights), but a single in theory would have only one round, and could just as easily be called a single table SNG. Just a matter of terminology. chuck explained it right otherwise.
oh, and if you want to look at it that way, a heads up tournament is just a shootout with only two players per table