“Poker is a hard way to make an easy living” sums up the life of a poker pro perfectly. So few of us that try actually manage to make a lasting career out of poker.
Poker has sustained mainstream popularity for going on 15 years now, but the history of poker origins is outside the common knowledge of most players.
Does being the best tournament player every time you sit at the table interest you?
The new season of Pokerstar’s Shark Cage is underway, with players competing for a spot at the final table with $1,000,000 first prize. It is a very unique table, with professional golfer Sergio Garcia sitting with poker pros Chris Moneymaker, Daniel Negreanu and more.
Its a $200/$400 no-limit hold’em game on Poker After Dark, and this hand takes place between Justin Smith and Annette Orbestad.
After eight hours of play in a $25/$50 game on Poker Night in America, Doug Polk picked up pocket kings.
Did you know pre-flop is the most important street in poker?
Doug Polk and Joe Ingram know that more rake is better, but they aren’t sure why. So, they’re running a contest to find out!
More like WEEEEE!-buy tournaments, right guys?!?!
The Big Game was a heck of a show.
It’s been a BIG week for poker news, and Doug Polk is here with the scoop on all of it.
4-Bet and 5-bet pots are the largest pots in poker and they’re as complex as they are important. Nailing down the specifics is crucial in 4-bet and 5-bet pots, where the inflated pot sizes have a massive effect on your bottom line.
Poker Hands with Doug Polk is your chance to hear in-depth, high level analysis of the most famous and interesting hands in televised poker history. Doug shares his thoughts on crucial pots played during the World Series of Poker, European Poker Tour, High Stakes Poker and many more.
The Upswing Digest is a monthly publication containing the best strategy questions of the month submitted by our Lab subscribers. Doug Polk and Ryan Fee provide their thorough answers and then they’re all compiled into one easy to navigate package.
Max Silver is a professional poker player who resides in Dublin, Ireland. He specializes in high stakes tournaments, racking up over $2.9 million in live earnings.
7 Card Stud Rules
Before the massive explosion of Texas Hold’em worldwide, 7 Card Stud used to be the number one poker game in the world. Every professional poker player in the world knew the game and knew it well.
Today on the Poker Life Podcast, Joe Ingram sits down with online poker legend Daniel “Jungleman12” Cates.