High stakes pro announces new 2% Giveaway, shows off Make Polker Great Again tank-top.
The poker scene has been moving at breakneck speed over the last few weeks as trending news topics have dominated forums, third-party platforms and poker media sites as we head towards the final half of August.
Upswing Poker pro Doug Polk is fresh off an extremely informative King of The Hill Podcast Week and landed in Florida over the weekend to compete in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $25,000 buy-in High Roller event.
Apparently, the Supreme Leader has already experienced one of the best unofficial raceways the United States has to offer on his short drive south from Fort Lauderdale to Hollywood Monday.
Anyone who thinks their state has the worst drivers has not been to Florida
— gN Doug Polk (@DougPolkPoker) August 14, 2017
Doug’s schedule for the next few days will be busy, as the three-time WSOP bracelet winner catches a flight to upstate New York for Poker Night in America cash game action later this week before his heads-up encounter with Phil Hellmuth on August 22nd.
Giveaway Madness Returns
In case you missed out on July’s five-figure WSOP poker community drive, Doug has announced an all new 2% Net Profit Giveaway for the month of August, which will include his live play at the SHRPO High Roller event along with preliminary PNIA cash games and the $200,000 winner-take-all King of The Hill bracket tournament that begins next week.
New Poker Merchandise Hits Upswing Virtual Shelves
If you were on Doug’s YouTube Poker channel this weekend, you know that the live stream poker tournament record holder is offering up a brand new tank-top for fans who would like to show their support for Team Upswing and MAKE POLKER GREAT AGAIN.
Visit our Upswing Apparel Shop for the latest in poker merchandise which currently includes a wide range of t-shirts, hoodies and the all-popular sleeveless tank-tops made famous by Poker Life Podcast host Joey Ingram.
Team GrindNation Shout-outs
Before we go, we’d like to send a couple of shout-outs to Team GrindNation members who have been in the news this August. Live broadcast personality Henri Buehler has signed-on as an ambassador for Natural 8.
— gN Buehlero (@henribuehler) August 10, 2017
Fellow GrindNation streamer and resident Pot Limit Omaha expert Fernando Habegger is back on the grind and up to $2,800 in his exclusive “PLO Bankroll Challenge” on YouTube Poker.
— gN JNandez (@JNandezPoker) August 14, 2017
The affable on-air talent and whey protein consumer from Switzerland will be attending the PokerStars Championship Barcelona series this month in search of his first major live tournament victory after winning a €6,000 package via an online qualifier satellite.
Be sure to follow along with your favorite pros’ progress in major events this month via social media, the TwoPlusTwo forums and poker media outlets, and don’t miss out on Doug’s August Giveaway!
(Note: Improve your poker skills and dominate the action live and online. Join the Upswing Poker Lab training course managed by Doug Polk and Ryan Fee!)
David Huber (known as “dhubermex” online) has been involved in the poker industry for more than a decade. He currently assists several poker and gaming entities as a researcher, writer, and consultant. Former Editor-in-Chief & Head Moderator of online tournament rankings site PocketFives (2006-2011).