[QUIZ] Can You Play These 10 Flush Draws Optimally?

[QUIZ] Can You Play These 10 Flush Draws Optimally?

Your skills with flush draws are about to be put to the test with ten example scenarios. You will play as the aggressor in the first six hands, then as the defender in the final four hands. Keep in mind that in close situations, the correct answer is the action PioSolver chooses most often. Take […]

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Can You Ace Our 10 Toughest Quiz Questions?

Can You Ace Our 10 Toughest Quiz Questions?

There are dozens of poker quizzes here on Upswing Poker. Over the past few days, my team and I sifted through each of them to find the 10 questions that were answered incorrectly at the highest frequency. In other words, these are the most challenging Upswing Poker quiz questions ever. All were answered correctly by less […]

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[QUIZ] Do You Bluff (& Semi-Bluff) Like A Pro?

[QUIZ] Do You Bluff (& Semi-Bluff) Like A Pro?

As Doug Polk likes to say, bluffing is life in poker. 10 years ago you could be a wimpy bluffer and still win in most games. These days, however, you need to have a good handle on this foundation of the game. In this quiz you will be presented with 10 hand scenarios. Your goal […]

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[QUIZ] Poker 101 Quiz for Beginners

[QUIZ] Poker 101 Quiz for Beginners

Ready to test yourself on some of the most fundamental skills in poker? Today’s quiz will take you through 11 questions that cover some basic poker concepts, including pot odds, ranges, c-betting, and bet sizing. Good luck! (Note: If you are unfamiliar with the 9 positions at a poker table, click here to review them. […]

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[QUIZ] Can You Play Famous Poker Hands Like a Top Pro?

[QUIZ] Can You Play Famous Poker Hands Like a Top Pro?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to play as one of the world’s most famous poker players?  Today you get that chance. This quiz will take you through 10 real hands that were played by world-class players at some of the world’s highest stakes. Get ready and good luck! If the quiz […]

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[QUIZ] Can You Pick the “GTO” C-Bet Frequency on 10 Flops?

[QUIZ] Can You Pick the “GTO” C-Bet Frequency on 10 Flops?

This poker quiz is not going to be easy. Each of the following 10 hand scenarios starts the same way: you raise, your opponent in the big blind calls, and then they check on the flop. You will then decide how frequently you should continuation bet (c-bet) given the board and your position/range. The goal […]

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[QUIZ] Can You Exploit This Hypothetical Poker Table?

[QUIZ] Can You Exploit This Hypothetical Poker Table?

Time to test you exploitative prowess!  The following quiz will challenge you with 10 hand scenarios at a live $2/$5 table. Before diving into the hands, click “See Player Reads” below to get valuable information about each of the other players at the table.  Your goal is to figure out the best play given the […]

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[QUIZ] Can You Beat the People of Instagram at Poker, Again?

[QUIZ] Can You Beat the People of Instagram at Poker, Again?

We love quizzing our Instagram audience with head-scratching poker scenarios. (If you took the first Instagram quiz last week, you already know this.) The quiz you’re about to take includes 10 hand scenarios we’ve posted on the social platform in the past year or so. Let’s see how your skills stack up versus the scrollers […]

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[QUIZ] Can You Beat the People of Instagram at Poker?

[QUIZ] Can You Beat the People of Instagram at Poker?

We love quizzing our Instagram audience with head-scratching poker scenarios. Their responses are usually a mixed bag. The top comment is almost always the hilarious joke “all-in” (makes me laugh every time), but reading the earnest responses gives you an interesting look into how players of different levels approach poker. The quiz below includes 10 […]

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[QUIZ] Are You a Shark or a Fish at Live Poker Tables?

Ready to put your live poker skills to the test? The following quiz will take you through a variety of both preflop and postflop situations that are specific to live poker. The correct answer is considered either the highest expected value (EV) action or the action that should be taken most frequently. In other words, […]

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[QUIZ] Are You a Shark or a Fish at Live Poker Tables?

Ready to put your live poker skills to the test? The following quiz will take you through a variety of both preflop and postflop situations that are specific to live poker. The correct answer is considered either the highest expected value (EV) action or the action that should be taken most frequently. In other words, […]

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(Quiz) Can You Size Your Bets Like a Poker Boss?

Get ready to test your bet sizing skills. You are about to be presented with ten different spots and two bet sizing options for each. Your goal is to choose the size with the highest expected value. If you would usually check with one of the hands in question, answer with the bet size you […]

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(QUIZ) Can You Face Down a Double Barrel on the Turn?

(QUIZ) Can You Face Down a Double Barrel on the Turn?

Do you know when to fold, call, and raise against a double barrel on the turn? Let’s find out! Answer the following 10 questions in which you are the big blind versus a player who raised on the button, bet on the flop, and bet again on the turn, then you’ll get an online poker […]

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[Quiz] Are You a Boss or a Fish When Your Opponent 3-Bets?

[Quiz] Are You a Boss or a Fish When Your Opponent 3-Bets?

Are you ready to test your skills versus 3-bet? This quiz will reveal two things: your understanding of the theoretical aspects of playing versus 3-bets and your understanding of the practical ways to adapt based on reads.  If you want to study this spot before taking the quiz, read this article on reacting to 3-bets. […]

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[Quiz] The Preflop Raiser Checks Back… What’s Your Play on the Turn?

[Quiz] The Preflop Raiser Checks Back… What’s Your Play on the Turn?

To probe or not to probe — that is the question. The following 10 hand questions take place on the turn after the preflop aggressor checked back on the flop. This is a super common spot that you need to understand if you want to succeed in poker.  Want to study this situation before taking […]

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[Quiz] The Preflop Raiser Checks Back… What’s Your Play on the Turn?

[Quiz] The Preflop Raiser Checks Back… What’s Your Play on the Turn?

To probe or not to probe — that is the question. The following 10 hand questions take place on the turn after the preflop aggressor checked back on the flop. This is a super common spot that you need to understand if you want to succeed in poker.  Want to study this situation before taking […]

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[Quiz] Can You Beat $0.10/$0.25 on PokerStars in 2018?

[Quiz] Can You Beat $0.10/$0.25 on PokerStars in 2018?

Poker games are getting tougher to beat by the day, especially on the world’s most competitive poker site. Even at the once-super-soft micro stakes tables, you will run into many players who are serious about the game. Can you beat $0.10/$0.25 on PokerStars in 2018? This 15-question quiz will put your skills to the test […]

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[Quiz] Can You Beat $0.10/$0.25 on PokerStars in 2018?

[Quiz] Can You Beat $0.10/$0.25 on PokerStars in 2018?

Poker games are getting tougher to beat by the day, especially on the world’s most competitive poker site. Even at the once-super-soft micro stakes tables, you will run into many players who are serious about the game. Can you beat $0.10/$0.25 on PokerStars in 2018? This 15-question quiz will put your skills to the test […]

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[Quiz] Do You Know How to Play Versus Check-Raise?

[Quiz] Do You Know How to Play Versus Check-Raise?

Playing against check-raises on the flop is an important aspect of a poker player’s game. If you don’t know how to counter check-raises, you open yourself up to being exploited every time you c-bet. This 10-hand quiz is going to test your fundamental understanding of playing versus check-raises. Good luck! Note: These questions assume you […]

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[QUIZ] Phil Hellmuth Sees Poker Players as Animals. Which One Are You?

[QUIZ] Phil Hellmuth Sees Poker Players as Animals. Which One Are You?

When Phil Hellmuth sees a poker player, he sees an animal (according to his book Play Poker Like the Pros). The specific animal he sees — whether it be a mouse, an eagle, or something else — is based on that player’s style. Ready to find out which animal Phil thinks you are? Take this […]

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Do You Defend Your Big Blind Like a Poker End Boss? – Poker Strategy Quiz

Do You Defend Your Big Blind Like a Poker End Boss? – Poker Strategy Quiz

Your play from the big blind has a massive impact on your win-rate. Consequently, all of the best poker players are master defenders of the big blind. Choose the option with the highest expected value (EV). After answering each question, you will be shown the EV of each option along with an in-depth explanation so […]

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Can You Crush Like OtB_RedBaron? — Advanced Poker Strategy Quiz

Can You Crush Like OtB_RedBaron? — Advanced Poker Strategy Quiz

‘Otb_Redbaron’ is considered the best 6-max player right now, and Upswing’s own Andres Artinano (‘Educa-p0ker’) has been battling him for years. In fact, Andres built his strategy by studying the Baron’s strategy, and he has decided to share his knowledge in his advanced Crush the Baron training course. This quiz is based on the tactics and strategies revealed […]

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Only 10% of Poker Players Will Ace This C-Betting Quiz

Only 10% of Poker Players Will Ace This C-Betting Quiz

You’re about to find out if you’re an END BOSS when it comes to c-betting on the flop versus a big blind defender. For each question, assume your opponent is a competent player against whom you have no specific reads. This quiz has been updated (originally published in June 2018). If the quiz is not […]

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Give the Gift of Poker Strategy and Save 25% (Christmas Sale)

Give the Gift of Poker Strategy and Save 25% (Christmas Sale)

Christmas is a time for giving and saving on upswingpoker.com! Everything on the site is 25% off from now until December 28th, including all premium training courses. Take this quick quiz to find out which course is best for your poker playing needs, or keep scrolling for a breakdown of each course. What game do […]

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Pot Limit Omaha Strategy Quiz – Only a PLO Expert Will Score 9/10

Ready to put your Pot Limit Omaha skills to the test?  These 10 quiz questions are based on cutting-edge PLO solver research, and many of the correct answers are only slightly better than the other options. When you get a question correct, make a note and share your total score at the end. Only a true […]

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Pot Limit Omaha Strategy Quiz – Only a PLO Expert Will Score 9/10

Pot Limit Omaha Strategy Quiz – Only a PLO Expert Will Score 9/10

Ready to put your Pot Limit Omaha preflop skills to the test? The answers to these 7 quiz questions are based on what cutting-edge PLO solvers would do in each situation. Only a true Pot Limit Omaha expert will get 6 or more correct. Assume you are 100BB deep in each situation unless otherwise noted. Good […]

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