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WPH #510: He CAN’T BELIEVE This!!! [Fedor vs Jungleman]

Dan Cates and Fedor Holz, two titan poker players, faced off during PokerGo’s Game of Gold. A guaranteed bloodbath was ensured when they both flopped trip kings during this Sit & Go!

A big stack can look to keep short stacked players on a final table or a Sit & Go when there are significant ICM implications in play. By keeping them in the tournament they can bully the middling stacks who have to play extremely tight as they wait for the short stacks to bust.

Dan Cates also known as Jungleman is a 33 year old from the USA and is regarded by many as one of the best poker players in the world both online and live. He has played in all the high stakes poker cash games around the world for many years. He has over $12,000,000 in live tournament earnings, putting him in the top 80 on the all time money list. He famously won the World Series Of Poker (WSOP) $50,000 Players Championships (regarded as one of the hardest poker tournaments to win) in 2021 and again in 2022.

Fedor Holz “CrownUpGuy” is a German professional poker player and a regular in high stakes poker tournaments all around the world. He has over $40,000,000 in live tournament earnings, putting him in the top 15 on the all-time money list. He also has 2 World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets.

Filmed in Seoul, South Korea and hosted by experienced poker broadcaster Ali Nejad, Game of Gold combines high stakes poker with survival reality TV. Over the course of the 12 episodes, the sixteen participants competed across various poker formats, including Sit & Go’s, Heads-Up games, Indian Poker and a standard tournament poker game.

The poker players on the show included Daniel Negreanu “KidPoker”, Jason Koon, Fedor Holz “CrownUpGuy”, Kevin Martin, Kyna England, Josh Arieh, Daniel Cates “Jungleman”, Lukas Robinson “RobinPoker”, Nikita Luther, Charlie Carrel “Epiphany77”, Johan Guilbert “YoH ViraL”, Olga Iermolcheva, David Williams, Andy Tsai “Andy Stacks”, Michael Soyza, and Maria Ho.

In Round 1, a four-tier Sit & Go poker format, each team (spades, diamonds, hearts, and clubs) put a poker player into a separate round of four-handed poker action, with Game of Gold coins on offer for finishing first, second, third, or fourth. The rounds increased in the amount of coins that were offered, until the fourth ‘mystery’ round, where no-one knew how many coins were on offer. The team with the least Game of Gold coins at the end of all four Sit & Go’s would be eliminated.

The final six players competed in a winner-take-all format Sit & Go (SNG). This was unique as it meant there was no Independent Chip Model (ICM) pressure on any of the poker players.

Game of Gold Results

1st: Maria Ho – U.S.A – $456,000 2nd: Daniel Cates ‘Jungleman’ – U.S.A – $0 3rd: Johan Guilbert ‘Yoh Viral’ – France – $0 4th: Fedor Holz ‘CrownUpGuy’ – Germany – $0 5th: Kyna England – U.S.A – $0 6th: Josh Arieh – U.S.A – $0

🔍 Preflop: Fedor Holz opens to 120,000 from the cutoff with KJo. He finds one call from Dan Cates in the small blind with K9 of diamonds, and the two online poker legends, Jungleman and CrownUpGuy, head to the flop.

💸 Flop – As Kh Kc: Cates doesn’t know it yet, but his trips are dominated on this board by Holz, who holds a higher kicker. Cates checks to the preflop aggressor Holz, who decides not to continuation bet and checks it back to head to the turn.

💣 Turn – 6s: The 6 of spades on the turn introduces a backdoor flush draw. Cates bets 270,000 with his trip kings. Holz decides to just call with his trips, and they head to the river.

🌊 River – Tc: The ten on the river brings in the broadway straight possibility. Cates didn’t improve to a full house and will lose this pot if it goes to showdown. He bets 780,000 into Holz. How will the German professional poker player respond to this big bet? Will he fold, call, or raise to put Jungleman to the test for all of his remaining chips?

You have to stay tuned for this entire poker video to find out!

Jonathan Little analyzes live poker hands from TV poker shows such as Poker After Dark, Hustler Casino Live, The Lodge Poker Club & PokerGO. He also analyzes popular poker vloggers such as Rampage Poker, Brad Owen, Jaman Burton, Ashley Sleeth, Wolfgang Poker and others!

You will also find many poker hands on this channel that contain some of the biggest names in the poker world such as; Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Doug Polk, Garrett Adelstein, Tom ‘Durrrr’ Dwan, Dan ‘Jungleman’ Cates, Fedor Holz & many more!

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WPH #509: He QUITS After Nik Airball Does THIS!

Nik Airball could have his own highlight reel with his crazy plays, big pots, and outlandish celebrations. In this hand on Hustler Casino Live, Nik decides to blast away in the penultimate hand of the night against Pepe, who was already down over $300,000. How do you think this will go?

When deciding to raise from out of position against limpers, it’s advised to have a linear range. A linear range is one that contains strong, medium-strength and weak hands. It is also often referred to as a merged or condensed range. This means raising strong hands and those that could connect well with the flop, like broadways and suited connectors. Since opponents in position are likely to call, choosing hands that will have good board coverage is important to keep your range balanced.

Nik Airball is an investment banker and an amateur poker player, he occasionally plays at The Lodge Card Club but mainly plays on the Hustler Casino Live poker stream. He will play any stakes, and is often involved in heated table talk with the other poker players. Nik Airball is almost fluent in Mandarin, engaging in table talk with many Mandarin-speaking poker players. He often voices his strong opinions about current trends, topics and scandals in the poker world on social media and poker podcasts.

Pepe is introduced as a music producer and has appeared a few times on the poker stream playing up to $200/$400.

Hustler Casino Live is a full-scale, high-value poker production. Close to a million dollars was spent transforming the casino’s high-limit poker room, the Crystal Room, into the set of this new state-of-the-art live show. Hustler Casino Live looks more like coverage of a TV broadcast sporting event and appeals to those beyond the poker community. Unscripted and unedited, they host regular poker streams such as ‘Max Pain Monday’ and ‘Thirsty Thursday’. Some of the most notable poker players to have appeared on the show are Phil Ivey ‘The Tiger Woods of Poker’ ‘RaiseOnce’, Tom Dwan ’durrrr’, Phil Hellmuth ‘The Poker Brat’, Chris Moneymaker, Doug Polk ‘WCGRider, Garrett Adelstein ‘Gman’, Tony Guoga ‘Tony G’ and many more.

🔍Preflop: With the $400 straddle on, Pepe kicks off the action with a limp from the cutoff with Q9 of diamonds. Raymond calls from the big blind with pocket sevens, while French poker vlogger Yoh Viral calls from the third blind with 87o. Nik Airball decides to raise to $3,000 with T9o from the under-the-gun straddle. Pepe calls the raise with his suited two-gapper, and Raymond calls with his medium pocket pair. Yoh Viral folds, and they head to the flop three-way.

💸Flop – Ks Qc 2s: It’s a terrible flop for Raymond’s pocket sevens as two broadway overcards appear. After Raymond checks, Nik Airball fires out a continuation bet for $6,000 with his gutshot straight draw. Pepe calls with his second pair before Raymond correctly throws his cards into the muck, and they now head to the turn heads-up.

💣Turn – 3h: The 3 of hearts on the turn doesn’t bring in the flush or any straight draws. It also does not improve Nik Airball’s poker hand, but that doesn’t slow him down as he keeps up the aggression and fires an overbet of $30,000. The turn does not change Pepe’s pair of queens either, but his intuition is correct as he throws out the call to see a river card.

🌊River – 4s: The river is the 4 of spades, bringing in the front door flush. Nik Airball totally whiffs his gutshot straight and is left with just ten-high and a flush blocker. He isn’t going to give up; instead, he announces all in for the rest of Pepe’s $146,875, another massive overbet compared to the size of the pot. Pepe agonizes over this tough decision with just second pair against a hyper aggressive poker player. What does he eventually do? You’ll have to watch this poker video to find out if he calls or folds!

Jonathan Little analyzes live poker hands from TV poker shows such as Poker After Dark, Hustler Casino Live, The Lodge Poker Club & PokerGO. He also analyzes popular poker vloggers such as Rampage Poker, Brad Owen, Jaman Burton, Ashley Sleeth, Wolfgang Poker and others!

You will also find many poker hands on this channel that contain some of the biggest names in the poker world such as; Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Doug Polk, Garrett Adelstein, Tom ‘Durrrr’ Dwan, Dan ‘Jungleman’ Cates, Fedor Holz & many more!

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3 HACKS To CRUSH Online Poker Tournaments! | A Little Poker with Jonathan Little 4-22-2024

With years of experience as a professional player and coach, Jonathan Little has honed his skills in crushing online poker tournaments and helping others do the same! In this live poker webinar, Jonathan reveals 3 of the biggest poker hacks that you can apply immediately, so you can load up your favorite online poker client and start CRUSHING at the poker tables today!

Whether you’re an experienced poker pro or a novice just entering the world of poker, this video is brimming with valuable insights and strategies designed to help you CRUSH online poker tournaments!

In tournament poker, the key is to survive and build up your chip stack. Continuously accumulating chips is crucial to staying in a poker tournament – and the longer you remain, the more you ladder up, and the greater your winnings. As a result, it’s absolutely vital to understand that tournament poker is an ever-changing journey, and you must pay attention to stack sizes and the increasing blinds and antes!

So what are you waiting for?! Hit the play button on this live poker video now and apply these 3 hacks to your tournament poker game today!

In order to take your poker game to the next level it is vitally important you learn all the nuances of the game.

Do you know what ranges of poker hands you should be playing from each position? When should you 3-bet, call or fold? When is the right time to make a hero call or a huge bluff? Do you know how to play preflop, flop, turn & river effectively and how should your poker strategy change depending on the street? What difference does it make if you are playing multi-way vs heads-up?

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WPH #508: When GTO Poker Meets EXPLOIT! [Charlie Carrel vs Andy Stacks]

“”F#&K GTO” protagonist Charlie Carrel battled against cash game crusher Andy Stacks in the very first hand of a Sit & Go for GGPoker’s Game of Gold. Andy found himself in a tricky spot with pocket queens after a disastrous runout and an unorthodox line by Charlie.

In 3-bet pots, it’s usually best not to lead into the preflop aggressor, as their range will generally be stronger with hands like overpairs. However, if you anticipate your opponent will fold too much to a lead or not raise then you can do this with your more marginal holdings

Andy Tsai or “Andy Stacks” as he is more commonly known in the poker world is a popular professional poker player originally from Taiwan who currently resides in Los Angeles, United States. Over the last decade, Andy Stacks has established himself as one of the most recognizable poker faces on live poker streams playing regularly on ‘Hustler Casino Live’ and ‘Live At The Bike’. Andy is known for being an ambassador for GGPoker. He has a very calm and quiet demeanour at the poker table and was given his nickname “Andy Stacks” as he always has huge stacks of chips when playing in live cash games.

Charlie Carrel “Epiphany77” is a professional poker player from England and has over $9,600,000 in live tournament earnings with his biggest cash of £1,600,000 coming at a Triton Poker Super High Roller Series London in a £50,000 tournament. Charlie is a strong believer in live reads at the poker table and regularly explains his decision-making based on them. He is widely known to be against the Game Theory Optimal (GTO) approach to poker, often saying ‘F#&K GTO’ in his YouTube videos. Instead, he focuses on exploitable strategies. Charlie’s big break came in 2014 when he took down the PokerStars Sunday Million for over $200,000. He is good friends with high-stakes tournament poker player Ben Heath.

Filmed in Seoul, South Korea and hosted by experienced poker broadcaster Ali Nejad, Game of Gold combines high stakes poker with survival reality TV. Over the course of the 12 episodes, the sixteen participants competed across various poker formats, including Sit & Go’s, Heads-Up games, Indian Poker and a standard tournament poker game.

The poker players on the show included Daniel Negreanu “KidPoker”, Jason Koon, Fedor Holz “CrownUpGuy”, Kevin Martin, Kyna England, Josh Arieh, Daniel Cates “Jungleman”, Lukas Robinson “RobinPoker”, Nikita Luther, Charlie Carrel “Epiphany77”, Johan Guilbert “YoH ViraL”, Olga Iermolcheva, David Williams, Andy Tsai “Andy Stacks”, Michael Soyza, and Maria Ho.

In Round 1, a four-tier Sit & Go poker format, each team (spades, diamonds, hearts, and clubs) put a poker player into a separate round of four-handed poker action, with Game of Gold coins on offer for finishing first, second, third, or fourth. The rounds increased in the amount of coins that were offered, until the fourth ‘mystery’ round, where no-one knew how many coins were on offer. The team with the least Game of Gold coins at the end of all four Sit & Go’s would be eliminated.

🔍 Preflop: In the opening hand of this Sit & Go, Charlie Carrel opens to 40,000 from the cutoff with pocket fives. Andy Stacks looks down at two red queens on the button and 3-bets to 110,000. After the blinds fold, Carrel calls with his small pocket pair.

💸 Flop – 7h 4h 6s: The seven-high flop with two hearts is great for Carrel, who flops an open-ended straight draw with his fives. He donk leads for 30,000 into the preflop aggressor Andy, whose pocket queens still remain an overpair on the low connected board. Andy also has a queen-high backdoor flush draw to go with his premium pair, prompting him to make the call.

💣 Turn – 8h: The 8 of hearts on the turn completes the flush, but it also gives Carrel the straight. He would upgrade to a straight flush if the 6 of hearts were to fall on the river. Carrel decides to bet 130,000, slightly under half-pot. Andy can’t be pleased with the appearance of this turn card, as many hands in Carrel’s range have now improved to beat him. Nonetheless, he calls again.

🌊 River – 5s: The 5 of spades on the river spells disaster for Carrel, as he’s now chopping the pot. However, Carrel attempts to scoop the entire pot and bets nearly the pot, firing out 550,000. Andy now has to decide whether to fold, call, or raise? Curious about what the high stakes cash game crusher will do? Watch this poker video to find out!

Jonathan Little analyzes live poker hands from TV poker shows such as Poker After Dark, Hustler Casino Live, The Lodge Poker Club & PokerGO. He also analyzes popular poker vloggers such as Rampage Poker, Brad Owen, Jaman Burton, Ashley Sleeth, Wolfgang Poker and others!

You will also find many poker hands on this channel that contain some of the biggest names in the poker world such as; Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Doug Polk, Garrett Adelstein, Tom ‘Durrrr’ Dwan, Dan ‘Jungleman’ Cates, Fedor Holz & many more!

#pokerstrategy #gameofgold #ggpoker

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WPH #507: Does Nik Airball DESERVE This?????

There are some poker players we love to see on tilt, and Nik Airball might just be one of them! On Hustler Casino Live Airball gets himself into an awful spot, but can he somehow muster up the wizardry to find a way out or is he doomed into being put on mega tilt?

When you’re out of position with a strong combo draw such as a straight and flush draw, raising is usually preferred over calling. However, if you’re playing extremely deep-stacked and against multiple opponents, you should play more cautiously if your draw isn’t to the nuts.

Nik Airball is an investment banker and an amateur poker player, he occasionally plays at The Lodge Card Club but mainly plays on the Hustler Casino Live poker stream. He will play any stakes, and is often involved in heated table talk with the other poker players. Nik Airball is almost fluent in Mandarin, engaging in table talk with many Mandarin-speaking poker players. He often voices his strong opinions about current trends, topics and scandals in the poker world on social media and poker podcasts.

Mars is introduced as being a snowboard instructor and an amateur poker player, he has often played on the HCL live stream in the past usually up to $50/$100.

Hustler Casino Live is a full-scale, high-value poker production. Close to a million dollars was spent transforming the casino’s high-limit poker room, the Crystal Room, into the set of this new state-of-the-art live show. Hustler Casino Live looks more like coverage of a TV broadcast sporting event and appeals to those beyond the poker community. Unscripted and unedited, they host regular poker streams such as ‘Max Pain Monday’ and ‘Thirsty Thursday’. Some of the most notable poker players to have appeared on the show are Phil Ivey ‘The Tiger Woods of Poker’ ‘RaiseOnce’, Tom Dwan ’durrrr’, Phil Hellmuth ‘The Poker Brat’, Chris Moneymaker, Doug Polk ‘WCGRider, Garrett Adelstein ‘Gman’, Tony Guoga ‘Tony G’ and many more.

🔍 Pre-Flop Action: Nik Airball opens the action with Q6 of clubs from under the gun with a raise to $300. Raymond calls from the hijack with pocket deuces. Henry joins in from the cutoff with 98o, and Mars calls from the small blind with 86 of diamonds. Finally, Will defends from the big blind with T8 of hearts, and they head to the flop five ways.

💸 Flop – Qd 7h 5d: Mars checks after flopping an open-ended straight draw and an 8-high flush draw. Will checks with his backdoor flush draw, Nik opts not to continuation bet his top pair and checks. Raymond follows suit with his underpair, but Henry decides to fire out a bet of $500 with a gutshot straight draw to the nuts. Mars then check-raises to $2,100 with his huge combo draw. Will folds whilst Nik cold-calls the raise with his top pair and backdoor straight draw. Raymond folds, and Henry calls as three players head to the turn.

💣 Turn – 3h: The 3 of hearts on the turn isn’t one of the cards Mars needed to complete his draw, but that doesn’t slow him down as he continues his aggression by firing out a bet of $10,000. Nik, with his pair of queens has now also picked up a gutshot and opts to make the call as Henry folds. Both Mars and Nik are now heads-up to the river.

🌊 River – 4s: The 4 of spades on the river is the best possible card for Mars. Not only does it give him the nuts it also completes a disguised backdoor straight for Nik Airball. Mars now puts in a small bet of $8,000. Nik has to decide how to respond. Will he lean on the side of caution and just call, or put in a raise? If you know Nik Airball, you probably know how this is going to end, but you must watch this poker video to see Nik’s reaction!

Jonathan Little analyzes live poker hands from TV poker shows such as Poker After Dark, Hustler Casino Live, The Lodge Poker Club & PokerGO. He also analyzes popular poker vloggers such as Rampage Poker, Brad Owen, Jaman Burton, Ashley Sleeth, Wolfgang Poker and others!

You will also find many poker hands on this channel that contain some of the biggest names in the poker world such as; Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Doug Polk, Garrett Adelstein, Tom ‘Durrrr’ Dwan, Dan ‘Jungleman’ Cates, Fedor Holz & many more!

#pokerstrategy #hustlercasinolive #highstakespoker

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WPH #506: Brad Owen TRAPS Mariano With QUADS!

There aren’t many better feelings in life than hitting quads at the poker table! When OG poker vlogger Brad Owen rivers quads against Mariano and EZ, he takes a crazy line in the hopes that his opponents will bluff into him. But will it work?

When the board is very wet & dynamic you should often bet larger with your value hands. The nuts will change by the turn or river if any straight or flush completing cards arrive which could result in you possibly having the 2nd best hand. Using larger bet sizes allows you to get more money into the pot whilst you still have an equity advantage.

Brad Owen is a WPT ambassador and co-owner of The Lodge Card Club in Texas, he is a very successful YouTube poker vlogger with over 715,000 subscribers. His YouTube channel has had over 172,000,000 views. Primarily a cash game player, Brad has started playing more poker tournaments since the start of 2022. His lifetime total live tournament winnings are over $790,000. His biggest cash for $152,266 came in December 2023 where he finished 7th in the $50,000 WPT Alpha8, during the WPT World Championship at the Wynn, Las Vegas

Mariano is an American professional poker player born in Argentina.. He regularly features on the Hustler Casino Live stream but has started to make more of an appearance on The Lodge Card Club stream. He also has a popular poker YouTube channel with over 151,000 subscribers. Since 2021 he has won over $850,000 from live streamed cash games, he is yet to make a name for himself on the poker tournament circuit as he primarily focuses on cash games.

EZ is a regular on the stream and is an amateur poker player from America. He plays a variety of stakes from $5/$10 to $200/$400.

In early 2022, poker professionals Doug Polk, Brad Owen, and Andrew Neeme joined forces to acquire a controlling stake in The Lodge Poker Club & Card Room, which happens to be the largest poker establishment in Austin, Texas. This exclusive poker club, accessible only to its members, boasts an impressive array of amenities, including over 80 poker tables of cash games and tournaments, operating around-the-clock. Additionally, The Lodge provides an inviting ambiance with 40 large-screen TVs, allowing poker club members to enjoy sports entertainment while playing poker or while relaxing in the cozy waiting area. The live poker stream includes commentary from Skull Mike and Slick Rick, who have been long-time regulars at The Lodge. They provide viewers with strategic insights, complemented by a perfect blend of humor.

The Lodge Live Stream has had a variety of different poker players coming to play on stream, these include; Doug Polk ‘WCGRider’, Alex Foxen, Dan Cates ‘Jungleman’, Ben Lamb, Bill Perkins, Brad Owen, Andrew Neeme, and Nik Airball.

🔍 Pre-Flop Action: The action folds to Mariano Poker on the button who raises to $600 with AQo. Brad Owen looks down at pocket eights in the big blind and calls, EZ in the straddle opts to call with the Doyle Brunson special, T2o, as they head to the flop three-way.

💸 Flop – Ks 8s 3h:

Brad flops a beautiful middle set with his snowmen and checks. EZ follows suit with a check to the aggressor. Mariano does not take the bait with his ace-high and he wisely checks behind.

💣 Turn – Th: The T of hearts on the turn introduces two flush draws on the board. Brad now takes the initiative by leading for $1,200. EZ, having paired his ten, decides to make the call. Mariano, who has picked up a gutshot straight draw, also calls to see the river.

🌊 River – 8h: The 8 of hearts on the river brings in the backdoor flush and upgrades Brad’s set of eights to quads! He remains stoic like a true professional poker player and after some time he checks with four of a kind to EZ, who is also happy to check hoping to get to showdown cheaply. Now, Mariano has just ace-high after missing his gutshot straight draw. But what will he do? Brad must be praying for a bet, but will the fellow poker vlogger fall for Brad’s trap, or will he check it back? Watch this poker video to find out!

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Jonathan Little analyzes live poker hands from TV poker shows such as Poker After Dark, Hustler Casino Live, The Lodge Poker Club & PokerGO. He also analyzes popular poker vloggers such as Rampage Poker, Brad Owen, Jaman Burton, Ashley Sleeth, Wolfgang Poker and others!

You will also find many poker hands on this channel that contain some of the biggest names in the poker world such as; Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Doug Polk, Garrett Adelstein, Tom ‘Durrrr’ Dwan, Dan ‘Jungleman’ Cates, Fedor Holz & many more!

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WPH #505: Would YOU Believe Rampage Poker?

Rampage Poker is no stranger to monsters, be that monster pots, monster hands, or monster punts! Playing on Hustler Casino Live during a game of ‘Win The Button’, Rampage flops trips in a four-way pot and is delighted to see Jibrael lead into him; how will the poker vlogger win the maximum from this amateur player?

When you have a medium strength hand you should try your best to control the size of the pot by using smaller bet sizes. You do not want to unnecessarily bloat the size of the pot as you will often find yourself putting in a lot of money with either the worst hand or a hand that is very vulnerable to being outdrawn!

Ethan Yau, a.k.a Rampage, is a popular YouTuber and poker player. He has over 280,000 subscribers on YouTube and has won over $2,300,000 in poker tournaments, including a $900,000 win in a December 2022 World Poker Tour (WPT) High Roller at the Wynn.

Jibrael Hindi is introduced as an amateur poker player from America. He is a lawyer and professional bodybuilder. He has played over 10 times on the stream, mainly playing $25/$50/$100, but occasionally going up to higher stakes. He is over $69,000 in profit on Hustler Casino Live.

Hustler Casino Live is a full-scale, high-value poker production. Close to a million dollars was spent transforming the casino’s high-limit poker room, the Crystal Room, into the set of this new state-of-the-art live show. Hustler Casino Live looks more like coverage of a TV broadcast sporting event and appeals to those beyond the poker community. Unscripted and unedited, they host regular poker streams such as ‘Max Pain Monday’ and ‘Thirsty Thursday’. Some of the most notable poker players to have appeared on the show are Phil Ivey ‘The Tiger Woods of Poker’ ‘RaiseOnce, Tom Dwan ’durrrr’, Phil Hellmuth ‘The Poker Brat’, Chris Moneymaker, Doug Polk ‘WCGRider, Garrett Adelstein ‘Gman’, Tony Guoga ‘Tony G’ and many more.

The table is playing ‘Win The Button’, which means the player who wins the previous hand will be the button for the next hand.

🔍 Pre-Flop Action: Starting from under the gun and yet to win a chip during the stand-up game is Mike X with KQ of hearts, who opens to $300. It folds around to Mariano in the small blind and decides to call with 64 of hearts, prompting Jibrael to join the action with pocket sixes from the big blind. Rampage, also yet to win a chip during this round of the stand-up game, calls with Q8o in the straddle as they head to the flop four-way.

💸 Flop – 8d 8s 2h: The flop comes with two eights, which is gin for Rampage. After Mariano checks from the small blind, Jibrael takes the initiative in the hand and fires out $1,000. Rampage calls with his trip eights, while Mike X folds his two overcards and backdoor flush draw. Mariano quickly folds, leaving just two players that head to the turn.

💣 Turn – 2c: The turn brings a second deuce, creating a double-paired board and giving Rampage a full house, ensuring he will scoop the entire pot. Despite this, Jibrael makes an interesting choice to continue his aggression with his two pair and bets $3,000. Rampage, with eights full of twos, makes the call as they head to the river.

🌊 River – Jd: The river brings the jack of diamonds, adding another overcard to Jibrael’s pair of sixes. Undeterred, Jibrael bets $3,000 again. Rampage, still holding eights full of twos, now springs into action and raises to $20,000. Jibrael doesn’t immediately throw his hand into the muck as he notices Rampage is still in the stand-up game. Will this extra bit of information cause the bodybuilder to make a huge mistake? You’ll have to watch the entire poker video to find out!

Jonathan Little analyzes live poker hands from TV poker shows such as Poker After Dark, Hustler Casino Live, The Lodge Poker Club & PokerGO. He also analyzes popular poker vloggers such as Rampage Poker, Brad Owen, Jaman Burton, Ashley Sleeth, Wolfgang Poker and others!

You will also find many poker hands on this channel that contain some of the biggest names in the poker world such as; Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Doug Polk, Garrett Adelstein, Tom ‘Durrrr’ Dwan, Dan ‘Jungleman’ Cates, Fedor Holz & many more!

#pokerstrategy #hustlercasino #rampagepoker

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How To DEAL With DOWNSWINGS | A Little Poker with Jonathan Little 3-25-2024

In this essential video, Jonathan Little of PokerCoaching.com dives deep into one of the most challenging aspects of poker: dealing with downswings. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, downswings can be mentally taxing and challenging to your game’s resilience. Jonathan provides insights, strategies, and personal anecdotes to help you navigate through these tough times.

🔹 What You’ll Learn: – Understanding Downswings: Gain a solid understanding of why downswings occur and how they are a natural part of the game. – Mental Resilience: Learn strategies to maintain a positive mindset and emotional stability during tough times. – Bankroll Management: Managing your bankroll effectively to weather the storm of downswings. – Recovery Strategies: Jonathan shares his personal strategies and tips on bouncing back from downswings stronger and more prepared.

📈 Whether you’re in the midst of a downswing or want to prepare for future challenges, this video is a must-watch. Jonathan offers actionable advice to improve your game and mental toughness.

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Remember, downswings don’t define your game. How you handle them does. Let’s tackle this challenge together and come out on top!

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WPH #504: He Said “I CALL” & FOLDED! [Brad Owen Is SHOCKED!]

Nobody likes to feel like they have been angled or hustled at the poker table, including poker vlogger Brad Owen. In this crazy hand, Brad’s opponent leaves his fate up to the flip of a coin! But might a careful choice of words have been a cunning way to trick the poker pro? You decide!

When playing deep stacked cash games and you have a draw to the nuts, you generally do not want to fold, even when facing a huge bet that may not give you the correct odds to continue. If stacks are deep enough and you are playing against a loose opponent you will have great implied odds to double up should you hit your draw.

Brad Owen is a World Poker Tour (WPT) ambassador and co-owner of The Lodge Card Club in Texas, he is a very successful YouTube poker vlogger with over 715,000 subscribers. His YouTube channel has had over 174,000,000 views. Primarily a cash game player Brad has started playing more poker tournaments since the start of 2022. His lifetime total live tournament winnings are over $790,000. His biggest cash for $152,266 came in December 2023 when he finished 7th in the $50,000 WPT Alpha8, during the WPT World Championship at the Wynn, Las Vegas.

The Bellagio poker room is a stylish 7,000 square feet space that houses 40 tables and two high-limit areas, the most prominent of which is the Legends Room – an exclusive two-table enclave named to honor poker’s greatest players. This room was previously known as Bobby’s room, named after the legendary poker player Bobby Baldwin.

🔍 Pre-Flop Action

With blinds at $5/$10, Brad Owen raises to $30 from middle position with K8 of spades. Both the small blind and big blind choose to call, resulting in three players heading to the flop.

💸 Flop – As Th 2s

Both blinds check to Brad, who has flopped the nut flush draw, he fires out a standard continuation bet of $50. The small blind now reaches for chips and throws out a check-raise to $200. After the big blind folds Brad decides to call with his nut flush draw.

💣 Turn – 3h

The 3 of hearts on the turn isn’t a spade that Brad was looking for. The small blind continues his story, putting out a nearly pot-sized bet of $400. Brad, who still thinks he has the correct implied odds, makes the call, hoping to river a flush.

🌊 River – Js

The river jack of spades completes Brad’s king-high flush, giving him the nuts. Now, the small blind decides to slow down and check. Brad, after some deliberation, decides to bet $1,200. Will the small blind make the call? He resorts to flipping a coin to determine the fate of his $1,200. But was this a ploy to angle Brad & try to get more information? Watch this poker video to find out and make your own decision!

Jonathan Little analyzes live poker hands from TV poker shows such as Poker After Dark, Hustler Casino Live, The Lodge Poker Club & PokerGO. He also analyzes popular poker vloggers such as Rampage Poker, Brad Owen, Jaman Burton, Ashley Sleeth, Wolfgang Poker and others!

You will also find many poker hands on this channel that contain some of the biggest names in the poker world such as; Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Doug Polk, Garrett Adelstein, Tom ‘Durrrr’ Dwan, Dan ‘Jungleman’ Cates, Fedor Holz & many more!

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WPH #503: INSANE READ By Michael Addamo!!!!!!

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In 2021, Michael Addamo dominated the poker world, claiming victory after victory and instilling fear in many of the high stakes tournament players. Among them is Aleksejs Ponakovs, who seems hell-bent on winning this battle of the blinds at the $200,000 Triton Invitational tournament. But can he find a way to win with just 8-high or will Addamo see through his audacious bluff?

When playing tournaments and you are in the small blind playing with 200+ big blinds, you ought to limp more and be cautious with your medium-strength hands, especially when there is a big blind ante.

Michael Addamo ‘imluckbox’ is a 29 year old Australian professional poker player and is a regular at the highest stakes tournaments in the world. He has over $22,000,000 in live tournament earnings, putting him in the top 35 on the all time money list. He has 4 World Series Of Poker (WSOP) bracelets. His biggest cash of $3,402,000 came in the $300,000 PokerGo Tour – PGT Super High Roller Bowl in 2021.

Aleksejs Ponakovs is a professional poker player from Austria. He has over $14,000,000 in live tournament earnings, putting him in the top 80 on the all-time money list. He has 2 WSOP bracelets, one from the 2022 $100,000 No Limit Hold’em – High Roller 8-Handed for $1,897,363. The second came from an online event, the 2021 $7,777 No Limit Hold’em – Lucky 7’s High Roller for $432,491.

This Special Triton Invitational poker tournament is a unique $200,000 NLH buy-in that features high-net-worth individuals (generally businessmen/women) and poker professionals battling for huge amounts of prize money and the coveted title & trophy. This exclusive event kicked off the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series in Monte-Carlo. Some notable players in this event were Jason Koon, Michael Addamo ‘imluckbox’, Chris Brewer, Dan Smith ‘Cowboy Dan’, Paul Phua, Aleksejs Ponakovs, Issac Haxton ‘philivey2694′, Sam Grafton ‘SamSquid’, Erik Seidel, Richard Yong, Tony G, Phil Nagy, Fedor Holz ‘CrownUpGuy’, Stephen Chidwick ‘stevie444’, and many more.

The Triton Monte Carlo Series was held at the Monte-Carlo Sporting / Salle Des Étoiles, and it had 13 poker tournaments with buy-ins from $25,000 up to $200,000 in NLHE and PLO.

1st: Dan Smith – U.S.A – $3,870,000 2nd: Mario Mosbock ‘livinmydream1’- Austria – $2,690,000 3rd: Elton Tsang – Hong Kong – $1,780,000 4th: Jean Noel Thorel ‘JNT’ – France – $1,390,000 5th: Alexander Shelukhin – Russia – $1,125,000 6th: Danny Tang – Hong Kong – $875,000

🔍 Pre-Flop Action In the very early stages of this $200,000 buy-in Triton Invitational, the action folds to Michael Addamo in the small blind. He decides to complete the big blind with Q9o. Aleksejs Ponakovs, in the big blind with 86o, raises to 6,000. Addamo opts for a call, and they head to the flop heads-up.

💸 Flop – Kd Qs 3s The flop comes king-high with a flush draw, giving Addamo second pair. He checks to Ponakovs, who continues his preflop aggression with a continuation bet of 4,500 holding just 8-high. Addamo, holding a pair of queens, decides to call as they both see a turn.

💣 Turn – Ac The ace of clubs on the turn completes the obvious broadway straight and presents another overcard to Addamo’s weakening pair of queens. He checks again to Ponakovs, who opts to fire out a second bullet of 19,000. Despite just holding third pair,, Addamo remains unfazed by this almost pot-sized bet and decides to call to see a river.

🌊 River – Td The board worsens for Addamo as the ten of diamonds falls, completing a potential broadway straight with any jack. Addamo checks for the third and final time. Ponakovs, who since preflop has been telling the story of a big hand, decides to fire out a three-quarters pot-sized bet of 45,000 with just 8-high. Addamo, who is used to being the one putting other professional poker players in uncomfortable spots, faces his own tough decision. Can this poker wizard figure it out and make the hero call to win this battle of the blinds? Watch the entire poker video to find out!

Jonathan Little analyzes live poker hands from TV poker shows such as Poker After Dark, Hustler Casino Live, The Lodge Poker Club & PokerGO. He also analyzes popular poker vloggers such as Rampage Poker, Brad Owen, Jaman Burton, Ashley Sleeth, Wolfgang Poker and others!

You will also find many poker hands on this channel that contain some of the biggest names in the poker world such as; Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Doug Polk, Garrett Adelstein, Tom ‘Durrrr’ Dwan, Dan ‘Jungleman’ Cates, Fedor Holz & many more!

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