ADVANCED TOURNAMENT STRATEGY
2-Day Workshop with All-New Curriculum

LearnWPT Live at Aria
Las Vegas, NV
May 26th - 27th
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What is LearnWPT Live at Aria?

LearnWPT Live at Aria is an all-new 2-Day Workshop for poker players who know the fundamentals of tournament strategy and are ready to take their game from good to great.

At this special event you’ll:

  • Learn never-before-taught strategies to take you from a player who "Min-Cashes" to one who dominates the final table.
  • Understand what it takes to "close the deal" in Tournaments including final tables, short-handed play, heads-up play, and deal-making
  • Ask your most challenging Tournament Poker Strategy Questions and get real answers from the LearnWPT Pros
  • Take home a Tournament Strategy Workbook filled with training tools as well as your notes from the event and your plans for future Tournaments

Students who attend this 2-Day Workshop will receive world-class poker instruction and learn the advanced tactics the Pros use to survive (and thrive) in today’s highly competitive poker tournaments. The vast majority of material taught at this event has NOT been covered by previous workshops OR LearnWPT Strategy Episodes.

LearnWPT Live at Aria

Advanced Tournament Strategy Workshop
May 26th-27th, 2018

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LearnWPT Live at Aria

Advanced Tournament Workshop Schedule
DAY 1 - SESSION 1:
10:00AM - 11:15AM

SCOPE AND REVIEW OF ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE

Before diving into the more advanced material, we’ll do a quick review to make sure we’re all on the same page about the fundamentals of our game plan.

  • Preflop Raise Sizing
  • Preflop Calling
  • Number of Opponents
  • Board Texture
  • Continuation Betting
  • Position
  • First-In Hand Ranges
  • Thinking in Big Blinds
  • Effective Stack

This is your chance to brush up on any aspects of the foundation of our strategy before adding the more advanced components we’ll cover during the rest of the weekend. (Don’t worry, if you aren’t familiar with these concepts, we’ll provide you with the lessons you need to get up to speed. See the FAQ below for more details.)

DAY 1 - SESSION 2:
11:30AM - 1:00PM

THINKING IN HAND RANGES

So you know what a hand range is? Congratulations. So do all the competent players you’ll face at the table. Here we show you how to use hand ranges like a Pro to separate yourself from the rest of the pack.

  • Position & Action
  • Structure, Balance, and Skew
  • Shortcuts and Estimates
  • Range Drilling
  • Hand Equity

Take your knowledge of hand ranges to the next level by learning to use the “range game” to make winning decisions.

DAY 1 - SESSION 3:
2:00PM - 3:30PM

EXPANDING YOUR PREFLOP MOVES

Knowing how and when to make moves preflop is one of the best ways to get ahold of chips in a poker tournament. Here we’ll show you how to increase the number of ways of you can win hands preflop with an array of expert tactics that you’ll learn how and when to deploy.

  • Essential Moves
  • Fold Equity
  • Squeezing
  • Cold 4-Betting
  • n-Betting
  • Combined Equity Analysis

Your toughest opponents will often give you the most trouble Preflop. Here you’ll learn to become the player giving everyone else trouble.

DAY 1 - SESSION 4:
3:45PM - 5:15PM

PICKING OFF ALL-INS

Learn to navigate some of the trickiest decisions you’ll make in poker tournaments: “All-Ins”. See the criteria the top Pros use to make decisions with stacks at risk.

  • When to Call All-Ins
  • Pot Odds and Equity
  • Estimating Ranges
  • PokerCruncher Analysis
  • Shortcuts and Hacks
  • Iterative Training Worksheet

You won’t play a poker tournament without making “All-In” bets or facing opponents who do. Learn a reliable approach to deciding when to pick off a suspicious “All-In” and when to steer clear.

DAY 1 - SESSION 5:
5:30PM - 6:00PM

QUESTIONS... MEET ANSWERS

You'll be able to ask questions throughout the weekend, but this is a dedicated check-in time to make sure you don't leave with ANY questions about Advanced Tournament Poker.

  • Clarify new concepts you've learned
  • Find exceptions to the "rules"
  • Ensure you've correctly integrated what you've learned

Our instructors ensure that no Student leaves a LearnWPT Live Workshop with unanswered poker questions!

DAY 2 - SESSION 1:
10:00AM - 11:30AM

EXPANDING YOUR POSTFLOP MOVES

Postflop play is full of opportunities to exert your skill edge against your opponents. Discover the process our instructors use to think through a hand postflop to decide which moves make the most sense:

  • Optimizing Bet-Sizing
  • C-Betting
  • Firing Bullets
  • Targeting Weakness
  • Floating
  • Continuation Raising
  • Texture-Based Aggression
  • Representing Hands/Blending Draws
  • Postflop Combined Equity Analysis

Average opponents make the majority of their mistakes Postflop. After this session you’ll learn how to make sure you’re anything BUT average after the Flop.

DAY 2 - SESSION 2:
11:45AM - 1:00PM

APPLY WHAT YOU'VE LEARNED

We’ll spend some time applying what we’ve learned with a series of Tournament Simulation Hands.

  • You’ll be put to the test with tricky Tournament decisions like the ones you’ll face at the table
  • You'll be given a limited amount of time to make your decisions so you can practice your new moves under pressure
  • As you go through the hands, you’ll get feedback from the Pros about how they’d think about those decisions

There's no better way to practice Tournament decision making than to do so in real-time, under pressure (you'll have a short time-limit for each decision), with Pro players there to review and improve your thought process after each one.

DAY 2 - SESSION 3:
2:00PM - 3:30PM

THE FINAL TABLE

While your opponents nerves are kicking in, arrive at the Final Table like you’ve been there before. We’ll make sure you’re ready to “close the deal” when you’re playing for the real prize pool.

  • Independent Chip Modeling (ICM) - cEV versus $EV
  • Pay Jumps
  • Short-Handed
  • Heads-Up Strategy
  • Deal Making
  • Winning

Don't wait until your first final table to learn how to handle pay jumps, deals, or heads-up play. The Pros are prepared for the Endgame. Make sure you are too.

DAY 2 - SESSION 4:
3:45PM - 5:00PM

TRAINING LIKE AN EXPERT

The road from “good” to “great” is long and filled with pitfalls and potential wrong turns. Prepare yourself to maximize your strategic growth after this event to defeat tougher opponents and grow your Tournament ROI (return on investment).

  • Avoiding Cognitive Biases
  • Dealing with Adversity
  • Order of Operations
  • Hand Review and Analysis (HIT)

We’ll make sure you leave Aria with a game plan as well as the training tools you need to achieve as much growth as possible.

DAY 2 - SESSION 5:
5:15PM - 6:00PM

NEXT STEPS AND WRAP-UP

You'll be able to ask questions throughout the weekend, but this is a dedicated wrap-up time to make sure you don't leave with ANY questions about Advanced Tournament Poker.

  • Clarify new concepts you've learned
  • Find exceptions to the "rules"
  • Ensure you've correctly integrated what you've learned

Our instructors ensure that no Student leaves a LearnWPT Live Workshop with unanswered poker questions!

LearnWPT Live at Aria

Advanced Tournament Strategy Workshop
May 26th-27th, 2018

BOOK NOW


Have Questions about LearnWPT Live? Call us at (888)600-5593!

Ready for Better Results in Poker Tournaments?

LearnWPT Live at Aria will show you how to get them.

A Word From Lynn Gilmartin

Anchor of the World Poker Tour, Lynn Gilmartin has a few words to share with you if you’re considering joining LearnWPT at Aria this May 26th-27th.





What did you think of LearnWPT Live?

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Testimonials

"I've taught with Nick Binger and seen how easily he shares complex material in a way that anyone can understand. I can confidently say anyone who studies with him in any capacity will be in good hands."

Vanessa Selbst World Renowned Professional Poker Player

"I've personally taught alongside Binger, and he's one of the best in the business."

Mike Sexton Poker Hall of Fame Inductee

"If you're serious about your game, you have to be serious about poker education. I've never seen a good player that didn't feel like they needed to learn more about the game."

Eric "Rizen" Lynch Author, Winning Poker Tournaments One Hand at a Time (vols 1-3)

"Your instructor, Nick Binger, really knows how to break down elements of the game to be easily understood without becoming overwhelmed. And he'll provide you with a game plan to ensure that next time you take a seat at a poker table you can be confident in your choices."

Lynn Gilmartin Anchor, World Poker Tour

LearnWPT Live at Aria

Advanced Tournament Strategy Workshop
May 26th-27th, 2018

BOOK NOW


Have Questions about LearnWPT Live? Call us at (888)600-5593!

Meet Your Instructors

A Pro with the rare gift to teach poker as well as he plays it.

  • 1 WSOP Bracelet
  • More than $2.3 Million in tournament winnings
  • Over 10 years of experience teaching with the World Poker Tour

Nick Binger

As Lead Instructor for LearnWPT, Nick understands the game of poker evolves and the players who win consistently can only do so because of their commitment to continuously improving their games.

Nick began his poker journey online and quickly became a force at both the Cash Game and Tournament tables. He soon transitioned to the live arena, winning several high profile events, including a WSOP bracelet in 2011.

Nick is not only passionate about being a winning poker player, he has spent years perfecting his poker instruction skills and has taught thousands of players how to win.

Over the course of his teach career, Nick developed a comprehensive method for improving the games of others, no matter their skill level or experience.

No matter how long you've been playing poker or where you are in your development, Nick can take you to the next level.

An expert in hand analysis and crushing the live and virtual felt.

  • 3 WSOP Final Tables
  • More than $5 Million in tournament winnings
  • Author of Winning Poker Tournaments One Hand at a Time, Vols. I, II, III

Eric “Rizen” Lynch

Know in cyberspace as “Rizen”, Eric’s internet poker career took off when he won the PokerStars Million Dollar Guaranteed Tournament in May 2006 and took the prestigious Tournament Leader Board award for that month.

Eric has made over 300 Final Tables in high profile online and WSOP tournaments including placing 3rd in a Pot Limit WSOP Event in 2006. He also excels at the cash game tables, having logged thousands of profitable hours both live and online.

Eric Lynch is the acclaimed author of Winning Poker Tournaments One Hand at a Time, Vols. I, II, and III , considered the most comprehensive collection of expert hand analysis in print.

He has had the privilege of helping hundreds of students from all skill levels grow into successful players during the past 10 years teaching alongside Nick Binger for the World Poker Tour.

Ask any of his students what separates Eric from other poker instructors and they’ll say it is his ability to make the game more understandable for all players.

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LearnWPT Live at Aria

Event Details

* LearnWPT reserves the right to cancel, change, or modify any live Workshops in part or in whole, without notice. For more information see our Terms of Service.

  • Aria Resort & Casino

    3730 S Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89158, USA
    Phone: +1 702-590-7111

  • Dates

    Saturday, May 26, 2018
    Sunday, May 27, 2018

  • Tickets

    Tickets available online only, until May 20, 2018.

  • Event Times

    Saturday (May 26): 10AM - 6PM
    Sunday (May 27): 10AM - 6PM

Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: ARE MEALS AND BEVERAGES PROVIDED?
A: Lunch is included on both Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast is not provided, so plan to grab breakfast each morning at any of Aria's incredible array of dining options. Coffee, tea, water, and soft drinks will be provided on both Saturday and Sunday.
Q: ARE THERE DISCOUNTED ROOM RATES AVAILABLE?
A: Yes. There is a discounted rate for LearnWPT Attendees at Aria. Room rates are Sunday - Thursday $129.00 per night (plus tax and daily resort fees) and Friday - Saturday $159.00 per night (plus tax and daily resort fees). You will receive instructions on how to book your room at this discounted rate with your ticket receipt.
Q: I WANT TO RECORD VIDEO/AUDIO OF THE EVENT, IS THAT OK?
A: Please note that recording video or audio of the class is prohibited.
Q: WHAT IF I CAN'T MAKE IT? CAN I GET A REFUND?
A: Yes! You may cancel and get a full refund anytime before May 18, 2018.
Q: DO I NEED TO BRING SOMETHING TO TAKE NOTES?
A: Workbooks and pens will be provided for you.
Q: WHAT PAYMENT TYPES DO YOU ACCEPT?
A: We accept payments from any major credit card - Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. We do not accept Personal Check, Cash, or PayPal. Ticket price is in U.S. Dollars (USD). Payment plan options are available, please contact us at [email protected] for additional information.
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A: Our staff never has access to your full credit card information and card details are never stored on the site. Instead, we use and industry-leading third-party PCI Level 1 payment processor for all credit card transactions on LearnWPT.com. This is the highest possible level of card security.
Q: IS THIS EVENT TOO ADVANCED FOR ME?
A: If you’re familiar with the basics of LearnWPT’s Tournament Strategy already, a LearnWPT.com Member, or attended a LearnWPT Live Training event, then this event is probably not too advanced for you. But if you’re worried that it might be too advanced, don’t worry! We will be providing ALL attendees of LearnWPT Live at Aria with special access to 8 Fundamental Strategy Episodes. These Strategy Episodes will provide a Strategic Foundation for all Students, ensuring they are able to keep up. We’ll cover them all in the first part of class and you’ll be able to ask questions about anything you’re unclear about.
Q: I'VE ATTENDED LEARNWPT'S TOURNAMENT STRATEGY WORKSHOP, IS THIS A DIFFERENT CURRICULUM?
A: This is a brand new event featuring curriculum never-before taught at previous LearnWPT Workshops or Strategy Episodes. It is designed for students who know the Foundations of LearnWPT Tournament Strategy and are ready to add more dimensions to their game. This event is not intended for total beginners or brand new players. The ideal student has already spent some time working to improve their poker game. Not sure if this event is right for you? Call 888-600-5593 to speak with a member of the Live Workshop Team and they’ll be happy to discuss the event in detail with you.
Q: I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS EVENT! CAN I TALK TO SOMEONE?
A: We've tried to answer every question you might have on this event page, but if you'd like to speak with someone, please call (888)600-5593 and leave us a message. Be sure to include your name, phone number, email address, and the best time to reach you. A LearnWPT Live Specialist will call you back and answer all your questions! You can also click the yellow "Live Chat" box in the bottom right corner of this page!