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Poker pro Justin Bonomo, known as ZeeJustin online, is probably best known (at the moment) for winning the 2018 World Series of Poker’s (WSOP) Big One for One Drop and a handsome $10 million. With this win, Bonomo surpassed former top earner Daniel Negreanu and now sits atop poker’s All Time Money List with total…

Read More Justin Bonomo the Biggest Winner in Poker History

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Meet your new tournament coach in the Upswing Lab: Moritz “Mo” Dietrich. Mo is a German-born poker pro currently living in Vienna, Austria. He’s been playing professionally for about 5 years and he’s cashed for over $1.5 million in his online career. He mainly plays on PokerStars (muckcallok), PartyPoker (chenlingseng), and Winamax (XiaoNiAhn). He’s also…

Read More Moritz Dietrich Joins Team Upswing – Meet “Mo”

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Shannon Elizabeth is a multi-talented model, actor, and poker player. Let’s take a look at her eventful life and poker career. Early life and acting career Raised in Waco, Texas, Shannon Elizabeth was a cheerleader and played tennis in high school. During this time, she aspired to be a professional tennis player. Upon growing up,…

Read More Shannon Elizabeth Isn’t Just an Actress. She’s a Poker Player Too.

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Anyone familiar with professional poker players should know about Antonio Esfandiari. The man known as “The Magician” does some awesome and elaborate chip tricks, and above all, he is a world-class poker player too! In this article, we’ll take a look at: Antonio Esfandiari’s life before poker The Magician’s professional success Antonio Esfandiari’s top 9…

Read More Antonio Esfandiari’s 9 Most Entertaining Hands

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Once upon a time, there was an Irish poker pro and a gorgeous Hollywood actress who bonded at the poker table and have since been inseparable. Here is the tale of Phil Laak and Jennifer Tilly. Phil Laak Phil “The Unabomber” Laak is an Irish poker pro who currently resides in Los Angeles. He was…

Read More How Did Phil Laak and Jennifer Tilly Meet? A Poker Love Story

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Wouldn’t it be nice to get access to a super high roller’s strategy to use in poker tournaments you play? Nick Petrangelo has teamed up with Upswing to bring you Winning Poker Tournaments, an in-depth training course that is available right here, right now! Nick is widely regarded as one of the best live and…

Read More Take a Sneak Peek at Winning Poker Tournaments with Nick Petrangelo

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There is a lot of money to be made playing poker. Many of the game’s best players have climbed the ladder and made millions on the live and virtual felt. Let’s take a look at the top ten best poker players of all time, based on tournament earnings. Honorable mentions First, a shout-out to numbers…

Read More The 10 Best Poker Players of All Time (Earnings-wise)

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To many people, winning a million dollars playing poker is merely a dream; however, there have been some sick poker tournaments over the years with top prizes that were much, much bigger. Imagine winning $5 million or $10 million—or even $18 million in a single poker tournament win. In the poker world, these huge poker wins…

Read More Top 5 Biggest Tournament Poker Wins

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Omaha poker was derived from Texas Hold’Em with the main difference being each player getting four cards instead of two. Additionally, in Omaha you must use two cards from your hand regardless of the board.   Omaha poker isn’t difficult to understand, but as with everything, it takes practice and study to become elite. In this…

Read More How to Play Omaha Poker: Pot Limit & Hi/Lo

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We have all been there. We make a great hand and play it well, only to lose to a stronger hand. This is the dreaded poker cooler. A poker cooler refers to a situation in which a strong hand, played correctly, loses to an even stronger holding. Your gut may tell you to pass but you…

Read More Top 7 Sickest Poker Coolers in the Biggest Games