Tag: poker news & history

Dec 04 2020

How Upswing Member Ryan Ko Won $104,202 in WSOP Event

Dec 04 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history

The poker dream is alive. Ryan Ko had a summer to remember, highlighted by a second-place finish for $104,202 in an online WSOP event. So… That happened… I am such a luckbox wow pic.twitter.com/MVi1QAStNA -- RYAN K😷 (@ryanko)...

Jake Schindler: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Dec 04 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker players

Poker's small circle of high-roller tournament regulars includes Jake Schindler. Schindler's poker ability makes him one of the most highly-regarded players in the world among his high-stakes peers. Still just 31 years old, Schindler has amassed more than $25 million in career tournament earnings. He's a regular presence at the final table in poker...

Dec 01 2020

Jason Koon: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Dec 01 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker players

Jason Koon stands as one of the top players in the modern era of poker. Few players can claim the resume that Koon has put together over the last decade- plus. Koon is a fixture on the high roller tournament scene, and can often be seen at final tables in high-stakes tournaments both domestic and abroad. Koon serves as an ambassador for Triton...

Nov 25 2020

Kelly Minkin: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Nov 25 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker players

Kelly Minkin's deep runs in the WSOP Main Event have earned her the title of "last woman standing" twice in the world's biggest poker tournament. Minkin's poker accolades include more than $1.5 million in cashes, regular appearances on poker television, and popular...

Nov 19 2020

Polk vs Negreanu Challenge FAQ

Nov 19 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker strategy

We've heard the same questions over…and over…and over again during the Doug Polk vs Daniel Negreanu heads-up challenge. So, here's a list of frequently asked questions and answers....

Nov 13 2020

The 10 Biggest Pots From The Polk vs Negreanu Challenge (So Far)

The most anticipated poker grudge match in years got underway last week and it hasn't disappointed. Through the first four sessions, the rivals have played 1,372 hands with Doug holding on to a strong $180,865.22 lead. There have already been 12 pots that have crossed the $75,000 threshold, four of which have seen over $100,000 exchange hands. This article will show you the...

Oct 27 2020

Doug Polk vs Daniel Negreanu: $200/$400 Grudge Match Rules

The most-anticipated heads-up challenge in recent memory will begin on November 4th. After beefing for years, Doug Polk and Daniel Negreanu will square off at $200/$400 on WSOP.com for at least 12,500 hands. We've already covered what led to the match in this article, so today we're going over the rules. Table of Contents:...

Oct 05 2020

How To Play Irish Poker

Irish Poker combines elements of Texas Hold'em, Omaha, and Pineapple, creating a fun and different poker game for any occasion. A game of Irish Poker deals four cards to each player, similar to Omaha. After the...

Sep 30 2020

50 Poker Hand Nicknames – The Complete List

Sep 30 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history

Sit in a poker game for any significant length of time, and you'll hear some of the game's most recognizable hands referred to by poker hand nicknames. "Pocket Rockets", "Big Slick", "Snowmen", "Ducks", and even "Doyle Brunson" are all common colloquialisms used as poker hand names. The following list outlines 50 of the most commonly-used poker hand nicknames you'll...

Sep 14 2020

Tourney Boss Hristivoje “ALLinPav” Pavlovic Joins the Upswing Lab Team

One of poker's most prolific Twitch streamers has joined the Upswing Lab. Hristivoje "ALLinPav" Pavlovic is the newest member of the Upswing Team, and he brings his wealth of experience at the online tournament tables to the Lab. The 27-year-old Australia native comes to the Upswing Poker team with a well- known reputation from his AllinPav Twitch channel. Haven't Seen Pav's Stream?...

Aug 24 2020

Polk vs Negreanu: What Is Happening & How Did We Get Here?

Aug 24 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker strategy

by Haley Hintze The upcoming $200/$400 heads-up match between prominent poker pros Doug Polk and Daniel Negreanu promises to be one of the most watched events of the poker year, whenever it gets underway. Whether it serves as the culmination of the long-running online feud or is just another flashpoint along a heated trail, it’s already drawing plenty of interest. While some detractors...

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