If you are reading this website, you have probably seen your fair share of poker movie scenes.
For the past decade, I’ve been a poker player.
Most online grinders find very little success when they take their first shot at a live tournament.
#CoachDoug aims for yogurt-top gold in Scranton Poker satire. Empire lieutenants strategize. Smart money still on Libratus.
According to Wikipedia, Hanlon’s razor is “an aphorism expressed in various ways including ‘“Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity,’” or ‘“Don’t assume bad intentions over neglect and misunderstanding.
Goal setting works.
Professional high stakes Pot Limit Omaha player and Poker Life Podcast host Joey Ingram explains more about his subscription-based GTO Club.
What’s it like?
The Chicago Cubs are in the World Series for the first time since 1945 and are attempting to capture their first World Series championship since besting the Detroit Tigers during back-to-back title appearances in 1907-1908.
You’ve heard of staking.
Upswing Poker pro leads Twitch audience in live prayer ahead of record-breaking score.
Could Divine Intervention be responsible for Doug Polk’s epic $455,000 WCOOP performance two weeks ago? Doug’s Twitch live-stream viewers who arrived early on that fateful September 19th morning got a rare glimpse at the vulnerable side of Team Upswing’s resident superstar.
It’s a mystery. Why do some poker players fall to the floor as quickly as they rose to the top, while others stake their claim on top of the mountain, proving superior through decades of change in the game?
Today I would like to share my emotional journey in poker, and discuss “the day I chose happiness.
The TwoPlusTwo NVG forum community was once again alight this week as Upswing Poker featured pro Doug Polk took to the YouTube airwaves to relay his thoughts on current events in the industry. The August 4th “Polker News” episode covered the following topics which are currently being discussed on the TwoPlusTwo boards.
Two years ago the world’s all-time live poker tournament money leader Daniel Negreanu bore witness to perhaps the first ever walk-off WSOP bracelet victory when Daniel Colman defeated him heads up for the 2014 Big One for One Drop charity event championship and $15.3 million.
For Poker Life Lessons, Look to Jennifer Harman
Jennifer Harman has earned her status as a true poker elite. She has the respect of famous players Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu, both of whom play regularly against her in the biggest live nosebleed tables. She has remained active and successful while other poker pros rise and fall in the darwinian poker ecology that we live in today. Somehow, she’s done so while fighting kidney failure, a divorce and raising twins. It may seem cliche to ask ‘‘how does she do it?’’ … but seriously, how the hell does she do it?
Selecting Best Online Poker Rooms in 2016
There once was a time when winning at online poker was quite doable. You could simply learn some basic concepts, log into basically any poker site out there and exploit the horrible mistakes made by the majority of your opponents to turn huge profits.
The summer’s flying by—it’s nearly July, and the temperatures here on The Strip continue to climb. We at Upswing Poker figured that the best way to beat the heat was to bring a little fire of our own to the party.
While it’s all good and well to sit for hours on end in your boxer shorts, staring at your computer screen and grinding on five, ten, or twenty online tables, there’s nothing like the thrill of live tournament play.
Late last year, I lost $20,000 of me and my family’s money. It wasn’t playing poker, but it was certainly a gamble. But I’m not considering it a failure.