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Play Monotone Flops Like a Pro! (New Lab Module)

Have you ever wondered whether that monotone flop is better for you or for your opponent? Who has more flushes? Who has more nut flush draws? What sizings should you use to c-bet? 

In this new cash game module, Tim Jenkins helps Upswing Lab members understand:

  • How to play monotone flops as the preflop aggressor
  • How to defend properly against postflop aggression
  • And so much more

Members will learn:

  • How ranges change in 3-bet pots on monotone boards
  • What exploits work best on these flops
  • How to adjust your play when opponents aren’t playing these flops correctly.

Condensed into about two hours of video content, this module is easily watchable in a single day! 

Scroll down for a sneak peek of the module!

What’s Inside the New Module 

Module Length: 2 hours and 2 Minutes

  • Playing In-Position Versus the Big Blind

Tim gets the module started by looking at how the solver likes to c-bet when facing a Big Blind defender in a single raised pot. To understand how to exploit our opponents we first need to look at the theoretical approach and understand why the solver likes to do what it does. 

  • Big Blind Facing C-bet 

After looking at how we should attack the Big Blind with c-bets, we now flip the script and study how the Big Blind likes to respond to aggression from the in position player. 

Scroll down for a video preview from this section of the module!

  • Turn Barreling 

Over the next couple of videos in the module, Tim looks at a variety of turn cards and details how certain cards affect our strategy. How do we play when a fourth flush card hits? What about an offsuit ace? Having a notion of how you will adjust your play on future streets is a critical component of a strong poker strategy. 

  • Bet-Check Lines 

To barrel or not to barrel? Tim runs through a variety of situations where checking back the turn makes a lot of sense, giving viewers an understanding of not only when to bet, but when to stop betting. Understand why the solver likes to barrel, as well as the reasons it likes to check back and see the river. 

  • Playing 3-Bet Pots

Over the next few videos in the module, Tim adjusts ranges to reflect a 3-bet pot and shows just how different play becomes on monotone flops. Learn who has the nut and range advantage on these boards, and how the solver likes to attack when ranges narrow. You may be surprised how different our strategy becomes!

  • Potential Exploits

Now that we’ve learned the theory behind monotone boards, it’s time to look at exploits! Learn what common mistakes your opponents are making on these boards, and how you can exploit them to win the max. Tim always does a great job of showing viewers how to take the theoretical knowledge from solvers and use it to exploit opponents in-game, and this video is no exception. 

Sneak Peak Video

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How much does the module cost, and what do I get?

This module is free with an Upswing Lab Subscription ($99/month), and has over 3 hours of content covering how to utilize your range and nut advantage to put maximum pressure on your opponents.

Q: What else do I get with the Upswing Lab?

You’ll get access to our massive catalog of 100+ modules, our members-only discussion group, and weekly new content filled with cutting-edge strategies from our elite coaches. Learn from Doug Polk, Gary Blackwood, David Yan, ALLinPAV, and our other amazing coaches as you level up your game one module at a time!

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We know if you go through just a small part of everything you get when you join Lab, you’ll see improvements with your game, whether you’re a beginner, amateur or experienced reg.

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The Lab covers ALL forms of No Limit Hold’em.

This includes strategy for tournaments, 6-max and 9-handed cash games, Zoom games, and live poker.

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If you’re an advanced player, you will likely find the earliest section of the Lab to be too fundamental, but all you have to do is skip that section to find the super valuable content you’re looking for.

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