Tag: tournament

Jul 10 2021

Landon Tice vs Bill Perkins – Who is winning?

The Perkins vs Tice matchup is one of a kind. Landon Tice is a professional poker player while Bill Perkins is more of a recreational player. At first glance, Landon Tice seems like the obvious victor. However, at the moment, Tice is in danger of losing to Perkins after failing to beat the handicap. Tice Vs Perkins Challenge terms...

Jul 07 2021

GGPoker rolls out a Dan Bilzerian-themed poker tournament format

Dan Bilzerian is a household name in poker circles mainly due to his over-the- top bikini-only pool parties. With Bilzerian being GGPoker's brand ambassador, it was only a matter of time before a tournament named after him was released. GGPoker launched the Dan Bilzerian Battle Royale on June 10 available to small-stakes players. The tournament has low buy-in levels as low as...

Jul 01 2021

David Peters wins $10,000 buy-in no-limit Hold’em event at U.S. Poker Open

David Peters won event no.7 at the 2021 USPO which attracted record-breaking 99 entries for $217,800. The event was a $10,000 buy-in no-limit Hold’em event which created a $990,000 prize pool. Prior to the event, the previous record for the largest field at the USPO was in a similar event in 2019. This was Peters’ third USPO title in an...

Jun 22 2021

Sung Joo Hyun Wins Wynn Spring Classic $3,500 Championship

After a long final day, Sung Joo Hyun won the star-studded final table at Wynn Spring Classic $3,500 Championship. Joo Hyun earned $323,409 for his first- place finish. The tournament attracted 614 entries and a prize pool of $1,985,676 which was...

Charity Poker: Phil Hellmuth to feature in a charity poker tournament

Playing poker for charity has been a way for poker players to give back to the community. Usually, in major tournaments, there are select charity events where a...

Mar 17 2021

Sung Joo Hyun Wins Wynn Spring Classic $3,500 Championship

After a long final day, Sung Joo Hyun won the star-studded final table at Wynn Spring Classic $3,500 Championship. Joo Hyun earned $323,409 for his first- place finish. The tournament attracted 614 entries and a prize pool of $1,985,676 which was...

Mar 15 2021

Qing Liu wins WPT title

Qing Liu won the WPT Venetian after an incredible three-handed play against Joe Mckeehen and Rokita. In addition to the title, he also took home $752,880. Before the final table began, drama had already ensued. As it is customary with most poker events, the final table is comprised of 8 players. However, WPT Executive Tour Director, Matt Savage, redrew the seats with players...

Mar 06 2021

Charity Poker: Phil Hellmuth to feature in a charity poker tournament

Playing poker for charity has been a way for poker players to give back to the community. Usually, in major tournaments, there are select charity events where a...

Feb 26 2021

Top Pro Plays Pocket Queens Passively with $2.7 Million On the Line

Dominik Nitsche is considered by many to be one of the best tournament players in the world, and for good reason. In his career, the German native has amassed $18,649,880 in live tournament earnings, including 4 World Series of Poker...

Jan 30 2021

Ilyas Muradi wins first WPT title post-covid

World Poker Tour took a short hiatus after the Covid-19 outbreak but it is finally back. $3,500 buy-in WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open no-limit hold’em main event attracted 1573 entries. Ilyas Muradi managed to power through the strong field to win the first-place prize of $809,515. ...

Ilyas Muradi wins first WPT title post-covid

World Poker Tour took a short hiatus after the Covid-19 outbreak but it is finally back. $3,500 buy-in WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open no-limit hold’em main event attracted 1573 entries. Ilyas Muradi managed to power through the strong field to win the first-place prize of $809,515. ...

Jan 26 2021

Episode 345: Finding Your Own Leaks

Nate and Andrew go it alone, discussing processes for studying, finding your leaks, and continuing to grow and improve as a poker player. For more on this and many other poker strategy topics, support the Thinking Poker Podcast at www.patreon.com/thinkingpokerdaily. ... Read more...

Mar 04 2019

Episode 287: Rough River

Mar 04 2019 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  podcast poker poker strategy tournament

Thanks to a last-minute cancellation, Nate and Andrew put together a quick all-strategy episode. What do you do when you flop the nuts but the river pairs the board? How should you transition from tournaments to online cash games? Strategy It's a 2/5 game at the isle casino in Pompano Beach, FL. We're $1000 effective. 1 player limps, V raises to 20, folds...

Jan 14 2019

Episode 282: F*** You, Give Me Candy and Toys

Carlos Welch is over live poker. He's currently teaching special education in Portland and grinding mid-stakes MTTs on Ignition. In addition to his recent exploits, he and Andrew discuss tells and bluff-catching. Timestamps 0:30 Hello & Welcome 42:21 Strategy Links Mediocre Poker Coaching with CarlosTournament Poker EdgeReading Poker Tells (the best books/videos on live poker tells) Strategy Blinds 500/1000/100. Hero opens...

Dec 07 2018

25% Off Customized Coaching Videos!

Dec 07 2018 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  3-bet 4-bet 6-max bet sizing bluff

Now through the end of 2018, I’m offering 25% off custom strategy videos when you purchase two hours or more. That’s two hours for just $150! Get the most out of your poker study time with a poker strategy videos custom-tailored to your needs. If you play online, I can review a database or hand history for you, identify your specific leaks,...

Oct 30 2018

Episode 274: John Doe, Retired CEO

This week's guest asked us not to use his name, but he's got quite a resume. The octogenarian has served as an executive and a Board member for several major US corporations, and now that he's finally retired, he's a regular in the Foxwood Stud games. Join us for a series of poker, business, and life lessons from a remarkable man! Timestamps 0:30...

Oct 23 2018

Episode 273: Paul Runge

Paul Runge and his wife LeAnn own and operate the Bend Poker Club. We talk to him about the politics and particulars of Oregon's social gaming regulations and the business of running a poker club. Timestamps 0:30 hello & welcome 4:46 strategy 23:15 Paul Runge Strategy I am writing about a hand that played out this Summer at a tournament table where Andrew...

Oct 15 2018

Episode 272: Bill Chen

Bill Chen (@BillChenPoker) is a quantitative researcher at the Susquehanna International Group and the co-author, with Jarred Ankenman, of The Mathematics of Poker. We talk to him about the connections between poker and trading, and Nate dares to make a math prop bet against him. Timestamps 0:30 hello 15:21 strat 32:35 bill Strategy Local card room. It's still early in...

Oct 08 2018

Episode 271: Danny Sprung From the WBF Championships

Oct 08 2018 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  3-bet 4-bet bet sizing big draw bluff

Danny Sprung, whom you may recall from Episode 194, joins us from the World Bridge Federation Championships. We compare this event to the World Series of Poker and discuss some key hands from Danny's very deep run in the Monster Stack this summer. Timestamps 0:30 hello 3:07 danny sprung (featuring strategy) Strategy 1st hand after 1st break, I have Red Kings. I...

Sep 18 2018

Episode 268: Taking Off

Sep 18 2018 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  3-bet 4-bet 5-bet bet sizing bluff

Andrew and Nate share some book and podcast recommendations and, inspired by Dara O'Kearney, discuss the value of taking days off. In the strategy segment, Andrew takes an unconventional line vs Phil Galfond in a Progressive Knock- Out. Timestamps 0:30 hello 24:19 strategy Links Bundyville Stone Mattress Underworld Strategy http://www.boomplayer.com/en/poker- hands/Boom/28666025_17A2638EF1 HH below for those who can't open Boomplayer. PokerStars Hand #190740522966: Tournament #2378947329,...

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