Tag: cash game hand analysis

Sep 30 2022

5 Heads-Up Poker Hands Analyzed By A Pro

Heads-up No-Limit Hold'em (HUNL) is arguably the purest form of poker. You sit across the table from 1 opponent and your job is to beat 'em. It's that simple. This article/video zooms in on 5 hands that were played by an Upswing Lab member...

Sep 14 2022

Pro Poker Player Moves Down in Stakes (to Help You Move Up)

If you play relatively low stakes (online or live), read on. One of our coaches, Gary “GazzyB123” Blackwood, recently dropped down to 10NL ($0.05/$0.10) at the request of...

Sep 06 2022

Two God-Tier Poker Players Clash in $225,800 Pot (Analysis)

Life-changing money has been changing hands in some of the biggest online cash games in recent memory. In this hand, we have online cash game crusher Linus Loeliger facing off against tournament wizard Michael Addamo, who has over $19,000,000 in winnings. The blinds are $500/$1,000 with a $200 ante. Without any further ado, let’s dive into...

Aug 09 2022

Top Poker Pros Battle for Half a Million Dollar Pot (Analysis)

The boys are back at it again. Today's hand is a nasty one between two online juggernauts, Linus Loeliger (LLinusLove) and Wiktor Malinowski (Limitless), battling it out at astronomical stakes. The blinds are $500/$1,000/$2,000 in an online...

Aug 05 2022

Andrew Neeme Battles Doug Polk in $11,700 Pot (Analysis)

Let's examine a nasty hand between Upswing Poker founder Doug Polk and professional poker player/vlogger Andrew Neeme. The two friends clash with big hands in a massive pot while playing in a cash game at The Lodge Card Club in Austin, Texas....

Jun 08 2022

Garrett Plays $335,500 Pot vs JRB on High Stakes Poker (Analysis)

On the most recent season of High Stakes Poker, fan-favorite Garrett Adelstein squared off against nosebleed regular Jean-Robert Bellande (JRB) in a colossal pot. I'm going to take a deep loop into that hand, which took place at the massive stakes of $500/$1,000 with a $1,000 big blind ante. Watch the hand here and keep reading for my analysis (plus a written recap...

Jun 03 2022

Doug Polk Flops Broadway vs a Set (Analysis)

Texas poker is known for having crazy action with lots of straddles and super deep stacks. This hand between Doug Polk and Lodge Card Club regular JWin is proof of that. The two squared off in a $25/$50 game with a $100 straddle. Both had stacks of $30,000+ to start the hand. Watch one of the most...

May 25 2022

Garrett Adelstein vs Daniel Negreanu ($440,000 Pot Analysis)

High Stakes Poker baby! PokerGO has revived the greatest poker TV show of all time and in a hand from the latest season, poker legend Daniel Negreanu went head-to-head against live nosebleed crusher Garrett Adelstein in a gargantuan pot. The stakes were $500/$1,000 with a $1,000 big blind ante....

May 06 2022

Can Linus Make a Sick Hero Call With K♣ Q♣ On Four Heart Board (Analysis)

Linus Loeliger has been arguably the best No Limit Hold'em online cash game player in the world for the past few years. In fact, he was ranked as the 5th greatest poker player of all-time in the Doug Polk Podcast's fan voting. Observing the best players in the world is one of the best ways to learn, so today we are going...

Apr 18 2022

Doug Polk Chases a Flush Draw in Massive Pot (Analysis)

Since becoming a part-owner of The Lodge Card Club, Doug Polk has been playing poker regularly for the first time since his heads-up challenge vs Daniel Negreanu. Some of his sessions have been played on The Lodge Live stream...

Apr 06 2022

Patrik Antonius Takes on the WSOP Champ (Analysis)

High Stakes Poker has returned. The show's 9th season has featured some of the biggest names in poker, including Phil Ivey, Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu, Tom Dwan, and many others. One of the most interesting hands happened in the first episode when poker legend Patrik Antonius squared off against 2021 WSOP Main Event Champion...

Apr 01 2022

Mar 19 2022

Poker Vlogger Rampage Takes on Garrett Adelstein in $146,250 Pot (Analysis)

Poker vlogger 'Rampage' recently took a shot in a high stakes poker game on Hustler Casino Live. Unfortunately for him, he drew a seat with live cash game crusher Garrett Adelstein on his left. The two well-known players clashed in a few hands throughout the night, but this article/video focuses on the most notable one. Watch...

Mar 01 2022

Berri Sweet’s Ambitious Bluff Against LLinusLLove (Analysis)

Two of the best online cash game players of all time -- Linus Loeliger (LLinusLLove on Pokerstars) and Berri Sweet -- have been clashing heads in the No-Limit Hold'em streets for the past year. They have played thousands of interesting heads-up hands against each other and there are some interesting dynamics at play. In this article, I am going to break down a...

Jan 21 2022

Garrett Flops the Nuts and Plays a $180,000 Pot (Analysis)

Garrett Adelstein is known as one of the best live poker players in the world. If you watch live streams, there's a good chance you've seen him in action. Today, we are going to analyze a hand from the Hustler Casino live stream that features Garrett facing off against Gal Yifrach in a humongous pot...

Dec 25 2021

The 5 Best Poker Hand Reviews of 2021

If you like expert poker hand analysis, you've come to the right place. The Upswing Poker team is constantly on the lookout for interesting hands to review. When we stumble upon a great one, we analyze and publish it on the poker strategy blog. This is a list of the 5 most notable/interesting/thought- provoking hands reviewed on the blog this year -- the...

Dec 17 2021

DoorDash Founder Fires $20k Overbet Bluff with Queen-High (Analysis)

For decades, wealthy people have loved to dabble in high-stakes poker games. One such billionaire poker enthusiast is Stanley Tang, the founder of the delivery app DoorDash, who is worth an estimated $2.2 billion dollars. He recently played a session on Hustler Casino Live, where he attempted a bold $20,350 bluff. It might be easier to bluff a couple of stacks of high...

Dec 10 2021

Magic Antonio Tries to Bluff Aces with 9-5 Offsuit (Analysis)

Live games can get crazy at times, especially in high stakes games that are streamed for thousands of viewers. Some players love to make ambitious (and sometimes reckless) plays when there is an audience to entertain. This recent hand between Antonio Esfandiari and Jeremy Levin from Hustler Casino Live is a great example. "Magic Antonio" flops middle pair, but he ends up turning...

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