Category: Game Strategy

Protecting Your Hand

  • by Rob King
  • 8 Months ago
  • 972 Views
In poker, there is a lot of strategy surrounding protecting your hand. In Power Up, players are still trying to develop strategies to do this. Protecting your hand can be a very powerful way to win more games, and in the article, I’ll have a look at how we can use power cards to do […]

Digging into the Meta

  • by Rob King
  • 8 Months ago
  • 628 Views
As I promised last time, this article is going to be about starting to dig into the meta of Power Up. I’m still new to the game, and while I’m no longer up to date with the cutting edge of the Poker meta, I think my skills are up to the task to look at […]

Building a Power Up Toolkit

  • by Rob King
  • 8 Months ago
  • 962 Views
20 games in, and I think I’m starting to see the light. Towards the end of my session to get that “magic” number of games under my belt, I was starting to read my opponents. Ok, “read” may be taking it a little far, but I made some calls, some folds and I even used […]

Our New Editor, Rob King, Gets to Grips with Power Up

  • by Rob King
  • 9 Months ago
  • 941 Views
Now I’ve taken over the reigns here at Play Power Up, I thought it was time I had a more serious look at the game that’s going to be so influential in my work life. I’ve been playing poker for over 20 years, since my Dad introduced me to 7 card stud back when I […]

Heads-Up Adjustments

  • by cmuray
  • 1 Year ago
  • 506 Views
Heads-Up Adjustments   You’ve made it past the first Hurdle, whether it was via winning an exciting hand of PowerUp and coming in with a 2X (or 1.5X or 3X) stack – or whether it was through the lower variance route of sitting and staring at your monitor for 6 minutes while your two opponents […]

When to play in flow

  • by cmuray
  • 1 Year ago
  • 1079 Views
Gameplay in PowerUp poker follows an odd bell curve of divergence from regular NLHE, in that generally the beginnings and ends of each SNG are closely aligned with “conventional” poker play, while the mid-game is furthest from what we could consider traditional 3-way SNG action. This is because – whether its stuck in the minds […]

PowerUp Sabotage

  • by cmuray
  • 1 Year ago
  • 534 Views
No big rants for this. Here we’ll just take a look at some of the most fun ways to screw over your opponents when they use their PowerUp cards. Some of these might not be exactly GTO – so you decide whether or not you’ll add them to your arsenal once PowerUp is back online: […]