Tag: online poker

Sep 24 2020

10 Poker Infographics That Will Help Your Game

Infographics are a fun and effective way to learn, which is why we've created numerous infographics throughout the years. Today's article is an aggregate of 10 of the most bookmark-worthy poker infographics graphics that we have created. Starting with beginner-friendly topics, the infographics get more advanced as you scroll. Be sure to download the ones you find most helpful! Let's jump in....

Sep 22 2020

How to Play Ace-Queen Offsuit in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & 6 Postflop Tips)

Some hate it, some love it. Ace-Queen offsuit is one of the most polarizing hands in poker. While it is one of the best starting hands in the deck, it can also be relatively difficult to play compared to strong starting hands. In this article, we will be covering: How to Play Ace-Queen in Common Preflop Situations 3 Tips for Playing Ace-Queen When...

Sep 21 2020

Using Poker Trackers In 2020 – 3 Tips For You

Let’s be honest; it is one thing to be playing in one of your local poker rooms and entirely another one if you decide to compete online. Simply put, you will surely face tougher opponents and much more serious competition online, so better be ready than sorry. The poker world is already...

Sep 15 2020

4 Valuable Pieces of Poker Tournament Advice for Beginners

You’ve played your A-game for hours and you made some hands when you needed to. Now, it has finally happened: you’re at the final table eyeing the biggest score of your life. Whether it's for a pile of bricks or a few Benjamins, there are few sweeter feelings in poker than winning a tournament. Photo: Joe Giron In order to make more moments...

Sep 11 2020

How To Play Ace-King On A Middling Flop After 3-Betting

Raise your hand if you feel like every time you 3-bet with AK, the flop brings three undercards. 3-bet pots are common, but the amount of money involved from the get-go makes things a bit more tense. Today we will try to ease that tension by explaining how to proceed on a pretty common board texture once your 3-bet gets called. The focus...

Exploit Poker Fish For Maximum Value

In my prior article called, Poker Players Can Learn A Lot From Fish, I shared the 5 most common mistakes that fish make in an effort to teach you what NOT to do on-the-felt. Avoiding these mistakes strengthens your game and helps you avoid money-losing situations. Let's flip the script on our thinking today, and […] The post Exploit Poker Fish For Maximum...

Sep 09 2020

[QUIZ] Can You Play These 10 Flush Draws Optimally?

Your skills with flush draws are about to be put to the test with ten example scenarios. You will play as the aggressor in the first six hands, then as the defender in the final four hands. Keep in mind that in close situations, the correct answer is the action PioSolver chooses most often. Take a moment to focus your mind, and...

Sep 04 2020

Single-Raised Pots vs 3-Bet Pots: How Should Your Strategy Differ?

If you want to make as much money in poker as possible, you need to be well versed in the most common spots. In this article, we are going to take a look at the differences between the two most common types of pots in poker: single raised pots and 3-bet pots. Based on the differences that I will expose, we will see...

Sep 01 2020

The Ultimate Guide to Squeezing in No Limit Hold’em

The "squeeze" play -- 3-betting preflop versus a raise and one or more callers -- was once a staple of TV poker. Players used to be much more likely to just call raises before the flop, which presented many squeezing opportunities for aggressive players. Squeezing is a less frequent part of the game nowadays, especially online, but it is nonetheless important to understand...

Aug 31 2020

Bad Beat Jackpots: All You Need to Know

If you’re a cash game player you’ve probably come across tables offering bad beat jackpots. These are available both online and in live environments although exact conditions and requirements can vary greatly from one room to another. The basic premise of these jackpots is: if you or someone else loses while holding a very strong hand, they get the lion’s share of the...

Aug 28 2020

Poker Staking: Is It Good or Bad for Poker?

Staking has been an integral part of the poker community for a long time. Lately, however, it’s become hugely popular, especially in big buy-in events. Many people familiar with poker and with access to funds are more than happy to front winning players with six and even seven-figure amounts to put them in a tournament in exchange for a share of profits. This...

[QUIZ] Can You Ace 10 Super Tough Poker Questions?

There are dozens of poker quizzes here on Upswing Poker. Over the past few days, my team and I sifted through each of them to find the 10 questions that were answered incorrectly at the highest frequency. In other words, these are the most challenging Upswing Poker quiz questions ever. All were answered correctly by less than 40% of quiz-takers. Good luck! If...

Aug 26 2020

Online High Stakes Action Is Back at GGPoker

Those of us who have been fans of poker for a while still remember epic high stakes battles from the days of Full Tilt Poker. If you ever happened to be bored and there were no new episodes of any official poker TV shows, you could almost always find a few high stakes tables running at Full Tilt and enjoy the action as...

Aug 25 2020

3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Facing a Bet

Learning poker in 2020 can feel overwhelming. The poker community is always buzzing about solvers and theoretically optimal play -- and for good reason. In order to reach the highest levels of the game, you need to be familiar with these things. But for most people, especially those who are newer to the game, mastering the fundamentals will be a better use of...

Aug 21 2020

3 Crucial Types of Poker Software for Serious Players in 2020

If you're serious about poker, there are a few must-have types of poker software / poker tools. Whether you play online or live, these tools can help take your game to the next level so you can maximize your winnings and rise up in stakes. In this article, I am going to review the three most important types of poker tools and poker...

Aug 18 2020

[QUIZ] Do You Bluff (& Semi-Bluff) Like A Pro?

As Doug Polk likes to say, bluffing is life in poker. 10 years ago you could be a wimpy bluffer and still win in most games. These days, however, you need to have a good handle on this foundation of the game. In this quiz you will be presented with 10 hand scenarios. Your goal is to choose the most effective bluffing hand...

Jul 06 2020

Don’t Tap The Fish Tank

Let me ask you a question: in which of these situations are you more likely to earn profits? In your first 2 orbits at the table, you count 9 limps made from various players, most pots are multi-way in a single raised pot and people get to showdown with one pair while holding hands like […] The post Don't Tap The Fish Tank...

Jun 28 2020

Folding Correctly In Poker

Folding is the least sexy topic in poker. Folding is just so…final. Your cards hit the muck, you concede the pot to your opponent, and you’re off to the next hand. But the honest truth is that poker players fall into two main categories: Players that fold far too often Players that fold far too […] The post Folding Correctly In Poker first...

May 31 2020

Announcing the Release of my 2nd Book "Modern Small Stakes"

Finally! Well, it is nearly 7 months now after the promised release date but I am extremely happy to officially announce the release of my 2nd book, "Modern Small Stakes." This is indeed the long promised "CTM2." I chose to go with a completely different title because this is a completely different book. Modern Small Stakes focuses on higher limits (NL10-NL100) than Crushing...

Mar 31 2020

Episode 321: Social Distancing With Carlos Welch

Carlos Welch joins Andrew and Nate from Bullhead City, Arizona to talk about how he's handling social distancing, his latest score, a tournament hand, and more.The new Weekend Warrior - Tournament Strategy premium podcasts are available at www.nitcast.com.Andrew's book Play Optimal Poker is now available in a Large Print Edition.Affiliate LinksLearn Pro PokerRange Trainer ProTimestamps...

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