Tag: online poker

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 27 2023

How to Play Seven-Six Suited in Cash Games

Suited connectors are a fan favorite, especially Seven-Six suited. Seven-Six suited is a highly versatile hand with fantastic playability. It has good equity against almost every range of hands, and it's one of the very few starting hands with an over 20% chance of cracking Pocket Aces (22.29% to be exact)....

Jan 11 2023

Does Asian Hand Converter (AHC) Support ClubGG? Yes It Does!

Asian Hand Converter (AHC) Supports ClubGG Asian Hand Converter (AHC) is a popular tool among online poker players, particularly those who play on Asian- facing sites. One of the key features of AHC is its support for ClubGG, a leading online poker platform popular worldwide. With this useful integration, players can now enjoy...

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 20 2022

The Preflop Poker Quiz (Only 20% of Poker Players Will Get 10/10)

Preflop is the most important street in poker… …so we made this quiz to put your preflop strategy to the test. You're about to answer 10 questions, and you'll get assigned a poker player based on your final score. Good luck! (Note:...

Dec 16 2022

3 Situations to Fold a Pair On The Flop In Poker

Poker is a funny game. Sometimes it's correct to make a big call with just Ace-high on the river. Other times it's correct to fold a pair on the flop! Today I'm going to explore the latter by listing three situations in which you should fold a pair on the flop in cash games....

Dec 02 2022

How to Play Ace-Queen Suited in Cash Games

Ace-Queen suited is a beastly hand, but it has limits. This article will help you play it better before and after the flop. Let's get started with how to play Ace-Queen suited in common preflop scenarios. How To Play Ace-Queen Suited Preflop Unopened Pots...

Nov 22 2022

[Quiz] Do You Play Pocket Aces Like A Pro?

How good is your strategy with the best hand in the game, Pocket Aces? This quiz will test your skills with preflop and postflop situations. In all 10 situations, you hold Pocket Aces. Let’s see what your score looks like at the end (be sure to drop a comment with your results). You'll...

Nov 18 2022

How to Play Top Pair Top Kicker in Cash Games

When you have Top Pair Top Kicker, you should expect to make a decent amount of money on average. But you have to avoid overvaluing or undervaluing the hand. Those mistakes can cost you a lot of money in the long run. By the time you finish this article, you'll be less likely to make those mistakes better results in your poker sessions...

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...

Nov 11 2022

3 Spots to Use Tiny Bet Sizes in Cash Games

The best poker players in the world have a seemingly unlimited amount of weapons in their arsenal. One of those weapons is the tiny bet size (about 10-20% of the pot). When used in the right situations, tiny bets can be an incredibly efficient way to deny equity, leverage your range advantage, and narrow your opponent's range....

Nov 09 2022

How to Play Double Gutshot Straight Draws

Double gutshot straight draws are very strong hands and you can pick up a lot of extra money if you play them well. This article covers how to play double gutters (aka double belly busters) effectively in a variety of situations. The focus will be on deep stack cash game play. Let’s dive in! What Is...

Nov 01 2022

How to Play Nut Flush Draws in Cash Games

I freaking love flopping the nut flush draw....

Oct 28 2022

How to Play Pocket Threes in Cash Games

You've probably been dealt Pocket Threes, also known as crabs, quite a few times. Have you ever wondered if you played them well? Time to find out! This article covers: How to play Pocket Threes in common preflop situations 3 tips for...

Oct 11 2022

6 Tips for When The Flush Gets There (And You Don’t Have It)

It's happened to us all…and it sucks. You flop a solid hand like top pair or a straight draw -- let's say on a J♥ 8♣ 4♥ flop -- but then the turn is a pesky third flush card (like the 5♥). Navigating these situations can be tricky, but this article will make them a bit easier for you....

Oct 04 2022

How to Play Ace-Four Suited in Cash Games

Like it's brother Ace-Five suited, Ace-Four suited has become a quite trendy hand in recent years. That's because it has so much potential. Ace-Four can hit the strongest top pair, disguised straights, and nut flushes. In this article, I am going to help you get closer to...

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 28 2022

How to Play Big Pocket Pairs in Cash Games

Big pocket pairs will usually be your biggest money makers… …but, as you probably know all too well, they can also cost you an entire chip stack. To help you get max value and avoid costly mistakes, you're about to learn some key tips for playing the three biggest pocket pairs in No Limit Hold'em. Let's start at Pocket Queens and work up...

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...

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