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Jun 21 2022

DO NOT Ever Ever EVER Do This In No Limit Hold'em

Jun 21 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

Sorry guys, I don't make the rules. It's time to bow down to our solver overlords and simply accept that seeing a flop with 74-offsuit is simply not a thing. Even in a straddled pot. Even in a double-straddled pot. But the fearless third-best Italian player is having none of it in this hand from @The Lodge Live high stakes poker stream

Jun 18 2022

THE BIGGEST POT IN LODGE LIVE HISTORY!

Jun 18 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

This is one for the history books. Today we're taking a look at a hand that went down on @The Lodge Live with pocket queens against a full house. There's no way JD could possibly anticipate Nick hitting this flop so hard with the 74-suited. The result is an epic $149,000 pot. But could JD have avoided this mess? See more high stakes...

Jun 15 2022

How I OUTPLAYED Jungleman In This Epic $124,000 Hand

Jun 15 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

Flopping boats ain't easy, but someone's got to do it. In this high stakes poker Texas showdown at The Lodge, Dan Cates makes the extreme blunder of allowing me to hit a full house against him. Things get worse for him as a runner-runner flush seals his demise. But could this hand have played out differently? Check out the full heads up stream...

Jun 10 2022

I AM ALL IN FOR A $182,000 POT

Jun 10 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

Welcome BACK to Poker Hands! Today I'm taking a deep dive on a hand that I played against @Ginge Poker on @The Lodge Live stream. This hand is $100/$200, but the straddle is on so it's playing even bigger. The commentators think that this hand is destined for a chop, but I had other plans. Check out Ginge's breakdown of the hand over...

Jun 03 2022

[Updated] My BIGGEST Pots vs Jungleman Since 2013

Jun 03 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

I just got ahold of 30,000+ hands I played vs Daniel "Jungleman" Cates over the past 10 years. Since I'm playing him in a live heads-up match tomorrow on The Lodge Live stream, I thought it would be fun to run through some of the biggest pots and craziest hands versus from this sample.

Jun 02 2022

My BIGGEST Pots vs Jungleman Since 2013

Jun 02 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

I just got ahold of 30,000+ hands I played vs Daniel "Jungleman" Cates over the past 10 years. Since I'm playing him in a live heads-up match tomorrow on The Lodge Live stream, I thought it would be fun to run through some of the biggest pots and craziest hands versus from this sample.

May 13 2022

I'm ALL-IN With Pocket ACES At The Lodge!

May 13 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

Check out more streams at The Lodge Live: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheLodgeLive

May 03 2022

Did Phil Hellmuth SCAM An Amateur In This $48,300 Pot?

May 03 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

Phil Hellmuth reached a new low to his embarrassing antics on this historic Hustler Casino Live stream featuring Ninja, Mr Beast, Ludwig, xQc, Tom Dwan, Alexandra Botez, and Slime. But did he stoop so low as to angleshoot an unsuspecting amateur poker player? Check out the full replay of this epic stream on Hustler Casino Live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhTcqz5qR7I

Apr 29 2022

MANIACS: How To Exploit For Maximum Value

Apr 29 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

Doug Polk is joined by Upswing coach Uri Peleg to break down some recent hands at The Lodge. Doug faces some tricky spots against a very loose and aggressive (and somewhat intoxicated) opponent. Uri shares his thoughts on making exploitative adjustments against such opponents, rather than standard GTO lines. Today is the last day to get Red Line Rocketship for FREE with a...

Apr 12 2022

INSANE Weird Poker Games At The Lodge!

Apr 12 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

It's The Lodge Wednesday Mix Game, where the games are made up and the points don't matter! Okay, well the points do actually kind of matter. Can the undefeated streak continue?

Apr 01 2022

I JUST BOUGHT POKERNEWS.COM

Apr 01 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

THIS JUST IN! Doug Polk has acquired PokerNews.com. Many new improvements are coming, such as changing the name to PolkerNews, updated search functionality, and round-the-clock coverage of the Durrrr Challenge! Did I mention the giveaway? CoinFLEX US is giving away $100,000: https://coinflex.us/

Mar 17 2022

-$312,162 to $0 Challenge With POCKET ACES

Mar 17 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

Today at The Lodge I am embarking on a bold new challenge. To turn -$312,162 into ZERO dollars! Can it be done? Is such a thing even possible in this cruel world? Watch and find out!

Feb 25 2022

HUGE POTS At The Lodge! Can Pocket Kings Save Me?

Feb 25 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

It's been a rough few weeks at The Lodge, but I'm back for some more high stakes poker cash games. Come along for the ride as I try to navigate these insane action-packed streets. Texas really is the wild west of poker

Jan 21 2022

POCKET ACES And You Won't Believe What Happened Next!

Jan 21 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

It's time for another edition of the VLODGE! This time we're getting right down to business, cutting out the fluff, and jumping straight into some chips and cards. It's $2/$5 cash games at the lodge with tons of splashy action. Can I finally win more than 0 dollars at my own card room? Tune in to find out!

Jan 14 2022

THEY GOT ME For $10,000 At The Lodge!

Jan 14 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

What's up guys, today I'm brining you a high quality vlog about a recent session I played at The Lodge in Austin TX.

Jan 03 2022

WE BOUGHT A POKER ROOM

Jan 03 2022 Published at Doug Polk Poker

I'm incredibly excited to announce that I'm partnering up with Andrew Neeme and Brad Owen to take an ownership stake in The Lodge Card House in Austin TX. We have a massive event planned for the end of January, which you can learn more about in this video: https://youtu.be/4QUx1OUFAj4

Dec 31 2021

TOP 10 Poker Moments Of 2021

Dec 31 2021 Published at Doug Polk Poker

2021 was an incredible year in poker. The WSOP made its triumphant return, the Daniel Negreanu vs. Doug Polk challenge was completed, and Bryn Kenney discovered the true meaning of life. Today we're taking a look at the biggest moments from poker this year.

Dec 17 2021

The $8,000,000 Hand Explained (by 2 Poker Champions)

Dec 17 2021 Published at Doug Polk Poker

Main Event champion Koray Aldemir joins Doug Polk to discuss the final hand of the 2021 World Series of Poker Main Event. The two high stakes poker players run through the hand street-by-street, analyzing the plays made by both Koray and his opponent, fearless amateur George Holmes. This is an excerpt from the Doug Polk Podcast. Check out the full podcast episode with...

Dec 08 2021

Doug Polk EXPOSED: More Scamming Is Better?

Dec 08 2021 Published at Doug Polk Poker

YouTube creator Doug Polk gets busted by Reddit. The Rio closes its doors to the WSOP forever. Johnny Chan's poker room in Houston also shuts its doors, but didn't bother paying out players first. Phil Galfond delivers a crushing blow to Doug's ego.

Oct 29 2021

Is Poker Being KILLED By Training Sites?

Oct 29 2021 Published at Doug Polk Poker

Highlights from Taylor Caby's appearance on the Doug Polk Podcast. Topics include online poker in the early days, the impact of training sites on the game, and more. Check out the full podcast episode here: https://youtu.be/svKgcRjrgm0 This and all other episodes of the Doug Polk Podcast are also available on Spotify, Apple, Google or wherever you get your podcasts. Check https://upswingpoker.com/podcast/ for direct...

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