Tag: poker news & history

Feb 07 2023

Upswing’s New Poker Strategy Advisor Won $1M+ Playing Cash Games

Feb 07 2023 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker strategy

Doug Polk calls him "the greatest poker mind I've ever met." And that's why Upswing Poker has hired Fabian "Frab" Adler to take on the role of Poker Strategy Advisor. Frab is a pro who has largely stayed out of the limelight, opting to avoid taking shots at nosebleed stakes in favor of mid-high stakes games, which offer lower variance. (In fact, Frab's...

Dec 14 2022

What is Doug Polk’s “Postflop Playbook” Launching on December 19th?

Dec 14 2022 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker strategy

The brand-new Postflop Playbook is a two-hour crash course that will teach you a proven poker strategy quickly. The aptly-named course equips poker players with the fundamental concepts necessary to compete in poker in 2023 and beyond. Upswing Poker co-founder Doug Polk is your instructor for the course, designed for players of all...

Dec 09 2022

How Phil Hellmuth Lost His $1.6 Million Match Against A Top Pro (Analysis)

Phil Hellmuth has been an absolute wrecking ball in high stakes heads-up matches on PokerGO… …but he just went up against the impenetrable fortress that is elite poker pro Jason Koon. This article will retell the story of that match by recapping (and briefly analyzing) the 9 most notable hands. But first, let's set the stage. Note: All images in this article are...

Oct 12 2022

Sneak Peek Inside Smash Live Cash with Nick Petrangelo (ft Brad Owen)

Want to maximize your winnings at the live cash game tables? Read (or watch) on....

Nick Petrangelo Wins $2,016,000 in Super High Roller Bowl

Oct 12 2022 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker players

Upswing Poker's resident high-stakes tournament expert added another seven- figure score to his resume. Nick Petrangelo finished second in Super High Roller Bowl VII, taking home $2,016,000 in the process. The latest chapter of the $300,000 buy-in tournament finished on Oct. 5, 2022, and saw Petrangelo walk away from PokerGO Studio at...

Oct 10 2022

7 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Smash Live Cash

Oct 10 2022 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history

The Upswing Poker team wants you to get max value from your investment in Nick and Brad's Smash Live Cash course. These 7 tips will help you do just that: Refer to the Course Terminology List Bookmark the Course Home Page for Easy Access Join the Facebook Group Use Video Speed Settings to Your Preference Review the Notes Below the Videos (And Maybe...

Sep 21 2022

What is a Misclick in Poker? Explanation & Examples

Sep 21 2022 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history

The term “misclick” can apply to any situation where a user makes a mistake with the click of a computer mouse. Instead of the desired action taking place, a different, undesired action happens. A misclick can happen when you’re playing a video game, or a game involving a computer in any way. You could misclick when trying to download a podcast, or attempting...

Aug 25 2022

[Updated] Tim Jenkins Joins the Upswing Poker Coaching Team

The latest addition to the Upswing Poker roster of coaches began his poker journey playing heads-up for match sticks in a New Zealand tramping hut. Then a teenager on a hiking trip, Tim Jenkins didn’t fare well in his first poker game. The match sparked a new interest in poker for the New Zealand native,...

Aug 12 2022

Did Doug Polk Screw Up? Elite Poker Pro Nick Petrangelo Breaks It Down

If you want to win as much as possible in live cash games, read on....

Aug 05 2022

Rounders 2: Will This Movie Sequel Ever Happen?

Aug 05 2022 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history

Poker players consistently rank Rounders as possibly the best poker film of all time. The 1998 movie, starring Matt Damon as aspiring underground grinder Mike McDermott, holds legendary status in modern poker lore....

Aug 03 2022

Tim Jenkins Joins the Upswing Poker Coaching Team

The latest addition to the Upswing Poker roster of coaches began his poker journey playing heads-up for match sticks in a New Zealand tramping hut. Then a teenager on a hiking trip, Tim Jenkins didn’t fare well in his first poker game. The match sparked a new interest in poker for the New Zealand native,...

Jul 19 2022

What is Global Poker & How Does It Work?

Jul 19 2022 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history

Global Poker functions as one of the biggest U.S.-facing online poker sites. The platform’s status as a sweepstakes gaming site allows Global Poker to offer games to poker players in the U.S. You can’t directly buy-in to any of the poker games on Global Poker. The site presents its games as “Gold Coins”...

Upswing Lab Member Victoria Livschitz Takes Down $10k Aria High Roller for $162,790

Jul 19 2022 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker players

One of the hardest-working students from the Upswing Poker Lab community just scored a six-figure tournament win against the world's toughest competition. Victoria Livschitz won the $10,000 buy-in Aria High Roller #13 on July 8, cashing for $162,790 in the process. The win marked a new high for Livschitz, who began venturing into the world of live high stakes multi-table tournaments late last...

May 09 2022

Must-See Strategy Discussions from the Upswing Lab Community (April 2022)

May 09 2022 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker strategy

Upswing Poker Lab subscribers get access toUpswing Poker Engage, a private Facebook group that allows members to post hands and poker questions at any time. As an Upswing member, you can post to the Engage group and get feedback from Upswing’s roster of world-class coaches and top players. Upswing coaches...

Apr 20 2022

Take a Sneak Peek at Elite Cash Game Exploits with Uri Peleg

Want to reach the top of the poker mountain so even solid regulars become more like recreational players? The brand new Elite Cash Game Exploits course is made to help you on your climb. Taught by...

Apr 07 2022

Must-See Strategy Discussions from the Upswing Engage Community: March 2022

Apr 07 2022 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history

Upswing Poker Lab subscribers get 24/7 access to Upswing Poker Engage, a private Facebook group that makes up one of the most valuable elements of a Lab subsciption. Lab members can post hands and questions for discussion, and get feedback from other lab members and Upswing's roster of world class coaches. Poker crushers like...

Mar 18 2022

10 Best Poker Rooms in Vegas (And Why to Visit Each)

Mar 18 2022 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history

Las Vegas remains at the epicenter of the live poker economy, with more places to play than any other city in the U.S. With around 20 live poker venues to choose from, tourists and locals alike always enjoy plenty of options when it comes to competing on the live felt. Some poker rooms, like Wynn, Aria, and Bellagio, are widely considered by poker...

Jan 21 2022

Coach Nick Petrangelo CRUSHES the Poker Series for $1.8 Million

Nick Petrangelo absolutely smashed the 2022 Stairway To Millions series. Upswing Poker's resident multi-table tournament expert crushed his way through the high-stakes series, clinching the Stairway...

Jan 13 2022

What is the Suicide King in Card Games?

Jan 13 2022 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history

The term "Suicide King" refers to the king of hearts in a standard 52-card deck of playing cards. The Suicide King gets its name from the appearance that the king displayed on the card is stabbing himself in the head with his own dagger. While the Suicide King nickname is a staple in poker, the story behind the modern-day king of hearts goes...

Jan 03 2022

Doug Polk, Brad Owen, Andrew Neeme Become Co-Owners of The Lodge Card Club

Jan 03 2022 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker strategy

Poker in Texas has been growing fast over the past few years, and it's about to get a whole lot bigger. Three of poker's biggest names, Doug Polk, Brad Owen, and Andrew Neeme, have become co-owners of The Lodge Card Club -- the biggest room in the Austin area. This video sums up why the guys decided to buy a significant stake in...

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