WSOP Index: The M-Factor Revealed


 Analysis Against The Field


By: Jody

   Rio Suites - It has long been known that a key to assessing tournament life is the so-called 'M-Factor'. Popularized by Dan Harrington, the M-Factor provides a

 position to relax. Mix up your game and feel free to speculate, take risks.

    The chart below shows MZ's high/low and ending point for each round of play, against the M-Factor back drop. The field average is also shown for each round. This is pretty much the stock-ticker of poker!

    The ticker will be updated as soon as information becomes available. Check back every three-four hours during hours of play.

player a means to access what style of play is optimal at any moment in time. The M-Factor is a metric that relates your chip count to the number of rounds you have left to play. In the Red means you have no choice but to take every gamble that comes your way - you are on your last leg, and need to take the chance. In the Orange, you need to be very careful. You've got some room to play, but choose wisely. In the Yellow, and you have enough to play solid poker. Take some chances, but make the good reads. In the Green, well you are in the