Expert-level poker tournament training course available now!
Upswing Poker featured pro Doug Polk took time out of his Monday morning to stream on Facebook Live to announce the Tournament Master Class as he settles-in to the Vancouver lifestyle ahead of this spring’s high-stakes online tournament schedule.
After giving fans a look at his upcoming poker commitments, Doug announced an all-new Upswing Poker Tournament Master Class – available now here.
The course includes expert analysis from perennial MTT crusher Pratyush Buddiga along with several hours of contributions from Doug himself, with a one-time cost of $699 USD–reduced to $499 until June 2nd. Learn more below.
Doug Polk Facebook Live Timestamps (May 1, 2017)
*To find out more about the MTT Master Class training course, skip ahead to the 28:40 mark.
(0:00) Facebook Live Stream Intro
(1:50) Saturday arrival, lodging taken care of
(2:30) Vancouver = great city, great vibe, has high cost of living
(3:30) #RoundLife restaurant shout-outs
(4:20) Best time to visit Vancouver is in the summer
(5:00) Edgewater Casino Vancouver
(5:30) Doug’s SCOOP streaming schedule + May 2017 projects
(6:50) Participation in SCOOP High Rollers + Main Event – cash games too
(7:50) Partial StakeKings packages for Doug Polk SCOOP available
(8:30) BitCoin crushing – SECRET REVEALED
(9:20) Breaking the “TIME TO FIRE” curse
(10:20) Doug is currently locked out of his Stars account
(10:40) $25k heads-up SCOOP event will be on YouTube!
(11:50) Participation in Aria High Roller (May 28th) confirmed
(12:10) Upswing Poker “get together” WSOP 2017 being planned
(12:50) Win Main Event seat on SNAPCHAT – WCGrider
(13:10) New Doug Polk Wikipedia page entries confirmed
(14:20) Poker Strategy – “MTT Poker Tip of The Day” on Instagram
(14:50) Fan makes pallet & pop tart room-in pitch to Doug
(15:05) SCOOP strategy… “If you’re not first…”
(16:00) Doug Polk on “live tells”
(17:50) Advice for Nick? Ryan Meese confirms.
(18:55) Doug talks about MTT runs. Eventually Erik Siedel gets you.
(21:30) Popularity of No Limit Hold’em
(22:50) Advice on “reverse table selection”
(23:15) Bankroll Challenge going well. Doug didn’t make prop bets on it.
(24:45) What if you know that he knows that you know that he knows that…
(25:35) Doug shoots on the drawbacks of being a high profile public figure
(28:40) Announcement Upswing Poker premium MTT MASTER CLASS – May 29th – $699 USD Pratyush Buddiga will instruct the premium course
(30:00) The Poker Lab subscribers will get a bonus “WSOP Tuneup” module from Doug this month
(31:45) WSOP schedule not confirmed except Main Event, Tag Team & Heads-Up
(33:10) The “fun thing about tournaments”
(34:00) Doug runs simulations on traditional calculator
(35:10) Value in MTT MASTER CLASS for high stakes tournament regs?
(35:55) Doug’s recommended reading – Applications of No Limit Hold’em – Matthew Janda
(37:40) Do players on a downswing tend to play scared?
(38:50) Live high stakes poker games more prefereable than online high stakes
(40:30) Stay away from Joshua Tyler
(41:00) PC recommended over Tablet for Upswing Poker courses
(41:40) Conclusion – Doug to cast Facebook Live streams each Monday
We’ve also just released an exclusive peek inside the course with a walkthrough and 3 preview clips (see: Tournament Master Class Preview).
Pratyush Buddiga Poker Tournament Bio
Pratyush Buddiga has been competing in high stakes poker tournaments for the better part of a decade, with over $5.3 million in tracked live event cash winnings since 2010 according to The Hendon Mob.
In August 2016, he took down the EPT €25,500 buy-in High Roller tournament for $780,000 USD, and recently enjoyed a solid showing in the 2017 Aussie Millions series.
(The Upswing Poker Tournament Master Class course featuring Pratyush Buddiga and Doug Polk is available now! Click Here or below to learn more.)
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).