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Poker Strategy

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6 Essential Tips for Dealing with Downswings in Poker Tournaments

By George Mathias | August 15, 2017

Downswings hurt no matter what poker format you play.

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Why The Very Best Poker Player Make Decisions At Random

By George Mathias | August 11, 2017

The many randomized elements of poker are a big part what makes the game so strategically complex.

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Pushing & Pulling: How to Utilize A Crucial Preflop Tactic in PLO

By George Mathias | August 8, 2017

Preflop play in Pot Limit Omaha can be daunting.

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Optimal Big Blind Defense: Tournaments Vs Cash Games

By George Mathias | August 3, 2017

It’s basically impossible to win money from the big blind in the long run.

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Poker News

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Epic “Women in Poker” Staredown

By David Huber | August 16, 2017

Cate Hall and Natasha Mercier reveal competitive edge on PNIA Ladies’ Night.

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Poker Night and PokerGO: Televised Poker Gains Momentum

By David Huber | August 15, 2017

Showcase telecasts aim to attract viewers of all skill levels.
SHRPO “The Big 4” offers up free live stream.
Daniel Negreanu anoints Poker Media Baron Remko Rinkema.

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Doug Polk Heads to Florida to Compete in SHRPO High Roller

By David Huber | August 14, 2017

High stakes pro announces new 2% Giveaway, shows off Make Polker Great Again tank-top.

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PokerStars Reinstates “PCA” Brand, Lowers Rake in Select Tournaments

By David Huber | August 10, 2017

Improvements in quality and experience promised.
Stars Group VP Hollreiser commits to sending 400 qualifiers, 100 special guests.

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Poker Lifestyle

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Playboy Jimmy Weight Loss Continues

By David Huber | August 8, 2017

Will Jaime Staples’ weight loss efforts cost Supreme Leader $80,000 USD?

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An Open Letter to My Younger Self

By Miikka Anttonen | July 27, 2017
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Poker Training – The Ultimate Guide to Improving in 2017

By George Mathias | July 20, 2017

Playing poker is more fun than studying poker.

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Run Deep in More Live Tournaments by Preparing Like These Pros

By Darryll Fish | June 13, 2017

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

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Poker Quizzes

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Upswing Poker Pro Trivia Quiz

By David Huber | June 10, 2017

Fun facts about your favorite poker pros.

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Poker Pop Quiz: Should the Pro Golfer Call This River Raise?

By Michael Brady | May 24, 2017

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.

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Poker Pop Quiz: Should Tom Dwan Call All-In with Just King-High?

By Jose Aguilar | May 10, 2017

It’s the final table of the 2017 Macau Billionaire Poker Spring Challenge, and we’re down to 2 players.

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Poker Pop Quiz: Can She Fold a Flush After This Brutally Bad Turn Card?

By Michael Brady | May 3, 2017

Its a $200/$400 no-limit hold’em game on Poker After Dark, and this hand takes place between Justin Smith and Annette Orbestad.

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Podcast

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‘Jungleman’ Dan Cates Disses PokerStars, Promotes Short-Deck Poker

By David Huber | August 10, 2017

High stakes pro scoffs at world’s largest poker site in latest podcast with Doug Polk.
Details on short-deck Hold’em, nosebleed Asia games, Tom Dwan and more.

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Phil Hellmuth Speaks Out on Doug Polk PNIA “Podcast Week” Show

By David Huber | August 8, 2017

Poker Brat embraces communication in revealing segment with Doug Polk.

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Mike McDonald Poker Life Podcast Recap (Video and Timestamps)

By David Huber | August 3, 2017

PokerShares owner Mike McDonald joins Joey Ingram live on the Poker Life Podcast.
Full episode plus Timestamps recap of August 2, 2017 episode.

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Doug Polk Discusses Alec Torelli Controversy on Poker Life Podcast

By David Huber | July 5, 2017

Upswing Poker Lab Creator Doug Polk sat down with “Papi” Joey Ingram recently to talk about current events in the industry as well as the ongoing Alec Torelli controversy which has been playing out on YouTube, Twitter, and the Two Plus Two News, Views & Gossip Forum these last few weeks.

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