WSOP Colossus event. What would you do in this situation?

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I would definitely gladly agree to such an agreement, and I would sincerely thank my opponent for it :)
 
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I think in this situation it would be more correct to agree to the deal. 5 BB is a very small stack even for heads up at the final table. If my stack was at least 20 BB versus my opponent's 45 BB, then I might have competed for a bracelet. With such a small stack, the strategy is push-fold, and I'm not a fan of coin flips in poker.
 
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In such an incredible situation, I will accept the deal for reasons of pragmatism. There is an ancient proverb: a bird in the hand is better than a crane in the sky.
 
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I would accept it instantly. In my head the question is almost "Would you accept another 100 thousand to exchange an odd of 1.05 or would you try to win the bracelet out of pure ego?".
 
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of course, I'll still have time to play bracelets)))
 
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Imagine you're playing in the WSOP Colossus event. After a few days of grueling live tournament poker action, you find yourself heads-up, sitting in 2nd place in chips! First place is a whopping $501,120 and second place takes home $300,410.

The problem is you are out chipped with your stack of 50,000,000 (5BB) up against their 600,000,000 stack (60BB). However, to your surprise, your opponent offers to make a deal and end the tournament right there, proposing a 50/50 split in winnings, giving you just over $400,000.00, but they get the bracelet. You know the odds are very against you to take first place, but do you give up your chance to win a WSOP bracelet or do you take the dea
300k is still lifechanging money for a retiree. I've won with a single chip (once) and I love swag so I would go for it and take my chances.
 
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Being down 12x and with the odds of making a come back there being super slim, a 50/50 split would be amazing if it were offered and should be taken in a heart beat. I'll take the Money over the chance at a trophy
 
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I accept the deal, the chances of me winning would be low, in this situation probably before he offered the deal I already knew it would be very difficult to win the bracelet, so I would be happy to receive more money.
 
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I really do not care about bracelets and this deal is much better than an ICM split, I would happily take it.
 
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I also agreed to the deal, and I would have received 100,000. here where I live, 100k is too much money. I would have wasted this day on the health of my families.
Thank you for such questions. I felt rich for 10 minutes.
 
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Of course she keeps playing because I'm playing for her
How I would like 400,000 to play in other tournaments
And as for winning, everything is possible just one mistake and after the case:););)
 
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I would take the deal. The odds are against me and I could turn this 100k in something bigger for my family. At the end of the day, loosing this bracelet is not the end of the world.
 
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In general i would take the deal but with a few exceptions. For example if i am feeling in the mood, play great, not tired and/or think i have an edge over my opponent.

Its a lot of money and the chances to win are small at this point. In around 9 of 10 cases i would probably deal here.
 
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If it's empty in your pocket, there's nothing to think about...
 
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Poker is about winning money so for sure I would accept the deal :)
 
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I would definatly take the deal, It happened to me once in a live game In Mesquite Nevada,the girl I was playing with had more chips but was nervous and wanted to quit.I took the deal
 
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Imagine you're playing in the WSOP Colossus event. After a few days of grueling live tournament poker action, you find yourself heads-up, sitting in 2nd place in chips! First place is a whopping $501,120 and second place takes home $300,410.

The problem is you are out chipped with your stack of 50,000,000 (5BB) up against their 600,000,000 stack (60BB). However, to your surprise, your opponent offers to make a deal and end the tournament right there, proposing a 50/50 split in winnings, giving you just over $400,000.00, but they get the bracelet. You know the odds are very against you to take first place, but do you give up your chance to win a WSOP bracelet or do you take the deal? Why?


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I will gladly accept the deal, and I will see the opponent as a generous and chivalrous person, because it is not reasonable to compare $100,000 and second place to a bracelet, even though the bracelet has good moral value to us as poker players, but an extra $100,000 in my pocket🤑 would make me happier.
 
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I'd take the money and run The extra one 100K would pay the taxes.
Win win.
 
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For someone like me who needs to build a bankroll, I would accept that deal. Cash prizes are important for continued competition opportunities and receive a bracelet in future tournaments
 
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A deal, of course. I would not even think. In my opinion, it's just stupid not to agree to such a deal :)
 
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The chances of winning are not great. And sadly, but I would most likely agree to the deal.
 
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Go on, take the money and run. Nice song, and an easy decision for me. I don't wear any jewelry, other than my wedding ring, so four in the hand beats five in the bush for me.
 
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Deal. I want the money not the trophy.
Some people are all about the attention, glitz and glam.
 
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I'd take the deal too, because it's a guaranteed additional $100 000. I could not find another answer here, maybe didn't read carefully. Community is not rich, but sincere. :)
 
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I accept the deal. I would accept my opponent's offer because the chance of winning first place and the bracelet was very poor anyway. $100,000 is a lot of money and fighting for a bracelet is not worth giving up this extra money.
My nature is that I am not interested in trophies, and I can do something good with money.
 
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