Here is an exerpt I have from one of my e-mail from roy rounders
Relying Too Much On Odds During "All-In" Plays
In no limit Texas
Holdem there is no restriction to how much
you can bet. This makes the use of an odds calculator more
tricky in this game type.
For instance, let's say there's $20 in the pot and your
opponent decides to go all-in for his entire stack of $480.
You have to make a decision to call or fold.
The "pot odds" in a situation like this aren't very good.
The reason is because there's such a small amount in the
In this situation, however, pot odds don't mean much. Your
decision shouldn't be based on "math"... it should be based
on WHETHER YOU THINK YOUR OPPONENT HAS A BETTER HAND.
An all-in situation is so "disproportionate" that odds
aren't really relevant... so don't get too caught up in
So it also gives you something to think about.