Tag: cash game hand analysis

Jan 31 2023

The Biggest Poker Winners of 2022 Battle for $28,719

Two of online poker's biggest winners in 2022 -- Linus "LLinusLLove" Loeliger and Ignacio "Nacho124441" Morón -- have battled in some epic poker hands. Let's take a look at one big pot they played in a 3-handed game of $50/$100 No Limit Hold’em. Each player has roughly $14,000 (140 big blinds)...

Jan 17 2023

Poker Players Battle for $1,158,000 Pot (Analysis)

It's hard to even fathom what it would be like to play a cash game pot for over $1,000,000. But I'm going to do my best to break it down in this hand analysis. Today's hand took place on the Hustler Casino Live stream. The stakes are a whopping $200/$400/$800/$1,600. The effective stack is just about $580,000...

Jan 10 2023

[Updated] How A Beastly Pro Approaches Micro Stakes Games (Hand Analysis)

When it comes to the big blind, size does matter. People at different stakes play differently. Because of this, we thought it would be great to bring you some insight into how a higher stakes professional -- used to all of those theoretically advanced poker shenanigans -- approaches a game like good ol' $0.25/$0.50 (aka 50NL). To do this, Upswing coach David "MissOracle"...

Jan 06 2023

Elite Poker Pros Battle For $70,620 (Analysis)

There have been some massive online poker cash games going on recently. For today's article, we're going to look at a big pot played by tournament end boss Michael Addamo and online cash destroyer Markus Leikkonen (aka makeboifin on PokerStars). The game is No Limit Hold’em, the blinds are $200/$400, and the action is hot!...

Dec 13 2022

Savage Billionaire Bluffs All-In For $127,000 (Analysis)

Watching super high stakes poker is the best. You get to watch players win and lose life-changing amounts of money from the comfort of your own home. Tough to beat that! Let's take a look at a hand from a $100/$200/$400 ($200 ante) game on Hustler Casino Live, featuring billionaire poker enthusiast...

Nov 15 2022

High Stakes Poker Pro PUNTS $28,038 Pot (Analysis)

One of my favorite ways to study poker is to look at hands between the best players in the world. By reviewing hands like the one below, you can gain valuable insight into how these poker beasts think about the game… …but sometimes, even the top players make what seem like glaring mistakes. So, let's dive into a $50/$100 hand on PokerStars between...

Oct 20 2022

Garrett Adelstein Hates How He Played This $164,000 Hand (Analysis)

There have been some insane high stakes hands on poker live streams recently. Garrett Adelstein has been involved in a number of them, including the 6-figure pot that is the subject of today's article (No, not that one.) The hand takes place on Hustler Casino Live at the massive stakes of $100/$200/$400 ($200 Big blind ante). Read on for a recap...

Oct 14 2022

The $150,000 Bluff That Never Should Have Happened (Analysis)

Eric Persson and Alan Keating are two high-stakes poker players that have made quite a name for themselves over the past few years. In the hand we're about to review, the pair clashed horns in a colossal half-a-million-dollar pot. You just need to check out how this hand went down! The blinds are $200/$400/$800 with a few extra...

Oct 07 2022

Doug Polk Flops a Monster at $100/$200/$400/$800 (Multiway Analysis By Top Pro)

Elite high stakes poker pro Nick Petrangelo is back this week as he continues his sneak preview series for his upcoming Smash Live Cash course! In this article/video, Nick will walk you through a multiway pot that happened in a massive stakes cash game at...

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...

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