Tag: poker players

Feb 26 2021

Igor Kurganov: Poker Results and Relationship With Liv Boree

Feb 26 2021 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker players

Igor Kurganov emerged as one of poker's top tournament players in the 2010s. He might best be known for his relationship with fellow poker pro Liv Boeree, but Kurganov boasts an all-time great list of...

Feb 18 2021

Doug Polk Reveals His Graph vs Negreanu (with Red/Blue/EV Lines)

Feb 18 2021 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker players

Two weeks ago, Doug Polk secured victory in his Heads Up No Limit Grudge Match vs. Daniel Negreanu. He won $1,201,807 over the course of 25,000 hands. The two battled on WSOP.com, which does not allow HUDs or tracking software. However, after the conclusion of the...

Feb 04 2021

Polk Wins $1.2 Million in 25,000 Hands vs Negreanu

Feb 04 2021 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker players

One of the most fervently followed heads-up matches in poker history came to an end with a seven-figure victory for Upswing Poker founder Doug Polk. Polk came away with $1.2 million in profit in a heads-up match against archrival Daniel...

Jan 28 2021

Jason Mercier: Poker Results & Net Worth

Jan 28 2021 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker players

Jason Mercier boasts a resume that could very well land him in the Poker Hall of Fame someday. Mercier's poker accomplishments include five World Series of Poker bracelets and 34 tournament cashes of six figures or better. Mercier holds the all-time record for most weeks atop the Global Poker Index player...

Jan 18 2021

Rainer Kempe: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Jan 18 2021 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker players

German-born Rainer Kempe stands among the world's best high stakes poker tournament players. He emerged as one of an elite class of German players that rose to the top of the game in the mid-2010s. Kempe strikes a ubiquitous presence on the modern-day high-roller tournament scene. He's also involved in a relationship with poker pro...

Jan 13 2021

Sam Trickett: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Jan 13 2021 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker players

Sam Trickett's poker resume details the accomplishments of one of the world's most successful poker players. The high-stakes tournament fixture has amassed more than $21 million in career tournament earnings since taking up the game. Born in Nottinghamshire, England, in 1986, Trickett chose a path as a poker pro while at a crossroads in life in the mid-2000s. That decision has led to...

Jan 07 2021

Become a Winner at Pot Limit Omaha FAST with the PLO Launch Pad Course

Jan 07 2021 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker players poker strategy

Taking up "The Great Game of Pot-Limit Omaha" can seem like an intimidating task. Even the most seasoned No-Limit Hold'em players might feel out of their depth when they sit down at a PLO table. Dylan "iheartco0kie" Weisman brings a new course to Upswing Poker aimed at giving newcomers to PLO a massive competitive edge....

Dec 28 2020

Sam Greenwood: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Dec 28 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker players

Self-titled "poker enthusiast" Sam Greenwood doesn't consider himself a poker pro. With a resume that includes more than $22.5 million in career tournament earnings, however, Greenwood's poker ability puts him among the elite level of poker's top professional players. Greenwood turned 32 years old in 2020 and is currently enjoying the peak of an impressive run on poker's high-stakes tournament circuit. He...

Dec 22 2020

Scott Seiver: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Dec 22 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker news & history poker players

Scott Seiver's poker resume puts him in the elite class of poker's most well- rounded players. The three-time WSOP bracelet winner stands as a good bet to win any tournament he's in, no matter which poker variant is being played. The 35-year-old Ohio native boasts an impressive resume of results spanning the last 15 years. As of the end of 2020, Siever sits at...

Dec 04 2020

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...

Oct 13 2020

Gavin Smith: Poker Results, Memorable Hands & Lasting Legacy

Oct 13 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker players

Gavin Smith was one of poker's most recognizable figures from the "poker boom" era of the 2000s and early 2010s. One of poker's most beloved figures, Smith forged an unmistakable presence in just about any poker tournament or television show he took part in over his 20-year career in the game. Smith passed away on January 14, 2019, at just 50 years old....

Oct 07 2020

UK Poker: Best United Kingdom Poker Sites & Players

Oct 07 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  poker players

UK Poker has taken off over the last decade. Due to the country’s relaxed online poker laws, it has become an extremely popular place for poker players to inhabit. Some of the game’s greatest players hail from the UK, making it on of the premier poker destinations in the world. Top Poker Sites for UK Players According to...

Sep 23 2020

German Poker: Best German Poker Sites & Players

Sep 23 2020 Published at Upswing Poker under tags  guides & reviews poker players

Over the last decade, German poker players have emerged as a dominant force in the poker world. The nation is considered to be home to some of the best players in the world, including World Series of Poker Main Event Champions Pius Heinz (2011) and Hossein Ensan (2019). The Best German Poker Players (All-Time Money List) The following players are the top tournament...

Sep 18 2020

Mike Postle Story Wrapping Up: Unexpectedly Quiet Resolution?

If you’ve been following the poker media in 2019, you’ve probably at least come across the story about Mike Postle, Stones Gambling Hall, and various cheating allegations. It was one of the biggest poker scandals in recent years as dozens of players came together, claiming they were cheated by Postle who was a regular feature in Stone’s live-streamed cash games....

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?...

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