I Tried Doug Polk’s PostFlop Engine So You Don’t Have To

Upswing Poker’s Postflop Engine

Spin and Go Strategy reviews Upswing Poker’s Postflop Engine and investigates the value of the $19 offer. You may surprised by what we found…

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When Paradise Becomes A Nightmare: Poker Player Speaks About Being Incarcerated At A Refugee Camp In The Bahamas

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I couldn’t make out exactly what it was but I saw barbed wire fences and lots of dirt… it clearly wasn’t Atlantis. Just as we were pulling in, luckily I went with my gut and decided to fire off a single text to my mom, probably the scariest one she has ever received. I can’t…

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An Interview With Former PokerStars Pro Kanu7

An Interview With Former PokerStars Pro Kanu7 - Spin & Go Strategy

Former PokerStars Team Online member and high-stake cashgame professional Alexander “Kanu7” Millar recently sat down with SpinAndGoStrategy for a short discussion about various topics including his decision to leave PokerStars, thoughts on Daniel Negreanu, and his love of inspirational quotes.   SGS: Thank you so much for taking the time to answer our questions Alex, we very much appreciate it!…

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Stop Poker Tilt While Sitting At The Table

Stop Poker Tilt And Maximize Your Edge At The Table - Poker Meditation - Spin & Go Strategy

“Don’t think that only sitting with the eyes closed is practice. If you do think this way, then quickly change your thinking. Steady practice is keeping mindful in every posture, whether sitting, walking, standing or lying down. When coming out of sitting, don’t think that you’re coming out of meditation, but that you are only…

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The 1-2-3-BAM! Method for Beating Spin and Go Tournaments

The 1-2-3 Method For Beating Spin and Go Tournaments - Spin & Go Strategy

Since launching www.spinandgostrategy.com I’ve found myself constantly discussing how to beat Spin and Go tournaments with recreational players who have little to no understanding about poker strategy in general, let alone Spin and Go strategy. And while I repeatedly try to explain to them that there’s no fool-proof method for beating the Spin & Go…

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Spin And Go Strategy Blog Contest

Spin And Go Strategy Blog Contest - Winners - Awards

In May the Spin and Go Strategy team announced we were launching the Spin and Go Strategy blog contest where the winner would win PrimordialAA & Simpledude16’s Video Pack ($499 value). The concept was simple, PrimordialAA would serve as the lone judge and whoever submitted the best blog post, be it a Spin & Go strategy post or…

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Poker Theory Fundamentals IV: Balancing Ranges

Poker Theory Fundamentals IV: Balancing Ranges - Spin & Go Strategy

As defined in our poker terms section, balancing ranges in poker is having a similar number of value hands and bluffs in your range in each specific situation. A simple example is in situation where you 3bet from the SB against a BTN raise. If the only time you ever do this is with your…

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Poker Theory Fundamentals III: The Art of Story-Telling in Spin & Go Tournaments

Poker Theory Fundamentals III: Story-Telling in Spin & Go Tournaments - Spin & Go Strategy

In poker, each hand tells a story. It is your job as a poker player to become a master both at story telling as well as at calling bullshit on the stories your opponents will try to tell you, especially in Spin & Go tournaments. In poker this is known as “ranging”. The way to do…

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Poker Theory Fundamentals II: The Supreme Overlord

Poker Theory Fundamentals II : Aggression - The Supreme Overlord - Spin & Go Strategy

If you have read our previous Poker Theory blog post you may understandably believe position to be the most important aspect of succeeding at poker, but the reality of the matter is that if position is King then aggression is the Supreme Overlord. Because while understanding the power of position is an essential aspect of…

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Poker Theory Fundamentals I: Meet The King

Poker Theory Fundamentals I : Meet The King - Position in Poker - Spin & Go Strategy

There are very few things more important to becoming a strong poker player than understanding the power of position in poker. Perhaps you’ve witnessed this phenomenon for yourself in a low-stake cash game; a couple of inexperienced players will just call the big blind as opposed to raising (aka limp) from early position and the…

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