Tag: tournament

Dec 14 2021

Episode 367: Adapting to Change

Carlos and Andrew go all in on strategy, discussing how to adapt to new rules and variants (like the new GG Poker final table rules) and how to play from the small blind versus limpers. Our earlier episode, recorded live ... Read more...

Oct 20 2021

Phil Hellmuth erupts at a WSOP Final Table. Did he take it too far?

Phil Hellmuth is known for his trademark tirade on the felt when things don’t go his way. He even has a suiting nickname, “poker Brat”, to show for it. However, some of his outbursts are borderline bullying, not to mention the accompanying vulgarity. Recently, Hellmuth's vulgar outburst was so bad that it necessitated WSOP tournament officials to intervene. It happened during the...

Oct 12 2021

Episode 363: ICM with Dara O’Kearney

Irish poker pro and long-time friend of the show Dara O'Kearney joins Andrew to discuss his new book, Endgame Poker Strategy. The interview is packed with strategy discussion of final table play, ICM, and related concepts, plus a little James ... Read more...

Oct 08 2021

Tournament Poker: What To Study First

When it comes to transitioning from cash games to tournaments (or learning tournament poker from scratch), most players focus on areas of study that have very little impact on their immediate results. Trying to improve your tournament game without a solid game plan is like trying to drive from Paris to [...] Der Beitrag Tournament Poker: What To Study First erschien zuerst auf...

Sep 14 2021

Brock Wilson Wins 2021 Poker Masters High Roller Series event for $189,800

Brock Wilson won the fourth event of the 2021 Poker Masters high roller series for $189,800. The $10,000 buy-in event attracted 73 entries including the 2-time bracelet winner Nick Petrangelo. The win pushed Wilson’s career tournament earnings to more than $3.7 million. This performance was an improvement on the opening event where he finished fourth for $82,000. In addition to the...

Aug 16 2021

Episode 260: Kathy Liebert

Kathy Liebert, a true legend of the game, shares tales from the pre-Boom tournament circuit (including her stint as a prop player). She and Andrew compare notes on how an old-school pro can best make use of game theory and ... Read more...

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...

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