Originally Posted by amok
I certainly don't agree with this nonsense. It's a joke, right? Where to begin even... The number 66,66% makes no sense. You have enough equity to gii if you have +33,33%. That doesn't mean you should be betting though. With 100% equity you should never be ripping it in like a fool.
It is not nonsense at all, 66.66% is the sweet spot where our expected profit is identical whether we are called are not, and is the same if we check call.
I was specifically addressing your point about whether we should check or bet with our stronger hands HU when the SPR is one on the flop.
E.g. Pot is 400, effective chips behind are 400. We have 66.66% equity, we shove and they fold. We have made a 200 profit.
Pot is 400, effective chips behind are 400. We have 66.66% equity, we shove and they call. We also on average make a 200 profit. (Same obv if we check call)
If you are having trouble understanding why we make on average a 200 profit, then a simple illustration is that we will on average
make 600 profit two times out of three and lose 600 once out of three times. So, that's a net 600 profit divided by 3 = 200.
Sure, underlying all of the above, is that both the villain and the hero are getting their chips all in OTF at an SPR1 with a very high percentage of their hands
because so often the equity of both players is >33%. But there there are still some other factors to consider before blindly always GII on that basis,
such as obviously what the board is, blockers, reverse blockers, controlling variance or not, short term bankroll for the game, opponent tendencies etc.