Advanced Tournament Strategy
2-Day Workshop - Enhanced Curriculum

LearnWPT Live at Bellagio
Las Vegas, Nevada
May 23rd - 24th, 2020
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What is LearnWPT Live at Bellagio?

If you are passionate about No-Limit Hold’em and want to know the next-level strategies to increase your tournament results, then the LearnWPT Advanced Tournament Strategy Workshop is your can’t miss opportunity. 

During this 2-Day Workshop you’ll be given intimate access to proven advanced techniques and decision-making processes that have helped some of today’s top professionals, Nick Binger, Andrew “LuckyChewy” Lichtenberger, and Eric “Rizen” Lynch, thrive in today’s competitive games.  

During this exclusive experience you will:

  • Transform your preflop and postflop play through a deeper understanding of concepts and techniques used by today’s top players
  • Discover the process that the world’s best players use to maintain a cycle of constant improvement and keep their edge on today’s demanding fields
  • Ask your most challenging Tournament Strategy Questions and get real answers from the LearnWPT Pros

Attending the LearnWPT Live at Bellagio 2-Day Advanced Tournament Strategy Workshop will gain you unprecedented access to the world’s greatest poker minds and give you a front row seat from which to discover what your game is missing. You'll also take home a Workbook filled with the entire game plan, tools for improvement, and notes you’ll be taking during the sessions.

LearnWPT Live at Bellagio

2-Day Advanced Tournament Strategy Workshop
May 23rd - 24th, 2020

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LearnWPT Live at Bellagio

Advanced Tournament Workshop Schedule

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

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND FIRST-IN STRATEGY

Your Instructors will provide quick review of Essential Concepts to reinforce the solid fundamentals of the LearnWPT game plan including:

  • How to View Position in NL Hold’em
  • Preflop Raise Sizing
  • First-In Hand Ranges
  • Thinking in Big Blinds
  • Effective Stacks
  • Payout Structures

If you aren’t familiar with these concepts, don’t worry! LearnWPT Live Workshop Ticket Holders receive 9 Strategy Episodes from our online training platform as a special primer for the upcoming event. You’ll be able to watch these video lessons on your own time as many times as you want before the event to get up to speed. See the FAQ below for more details.

DAY 1 - SESSION 2:
11:15AM - 1:00PM

ADVANCED PREFLOP PLAY

Preflop mistakes appear small in the moment; however, they are most often the cause of losing critical pots. This section provides you with the tools to counter aggressive preflop tournament players with precision using GTO based ranges.

  • Speculative Preflop Calling
  • Big Blind Defense
  • Button Defense
  • 3-Bet Defense
  • Relative Hand Strength
  • ICM Pressure
  • Optimal Response Charts

Full page and full color hand range charts generated by GTO Solvers are only a small part of exclusive LearnWPT Live Workshop Game Plan (over 100 pages) issued to each Live at Bellagio attendee.

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

THINKING IN HAND RANGES

Range vs range analysis is the bedrock of Game Theory Optimal strategy. In this section we’ll show you the process the Pros use to accurately narrow and target opponent hand ranges for a balanced No-Limit Hold’em Tournament game plan.

  • Position, Action, and Stack Depth
  • Range Width
  • Capped vs Uncapped Ranges
  • Range Drilling

Stop thinking about your specific hand and start looking for opportunities to exploit your opponent's hand ranges. Learn the “range game” to improve your ability to put opponents on accurate ranges to make more consistent, winning decisions.

 

DAY 1 - SESSION 4:
3:45PM - 5:00PM

EXPLOITATIVE PREFLOP PLAY

Exploitative Strategies maximize value and minimize loss in spots where opponent mistakes make deviating from default more profitable. We’ll provide you with the specific strategies to take advantage of weaker preflop strategies and accumulate chips without good hands.

  • Range Gap and Fold Equity
  • Stealing
  • 3-Betting
  • Reshoving
  • Attacking Limpers
  • Squeezing

Winning uncontested pots preflop is a vital tool for successful tournament players. These strategies give you new creative ways to gain chips and put pressure on your opponents.

DAY 1 - SESSION 5:
5:15PM - 6:00PM

QUESTIONS... MEET ANSWERS

This is your opportunity to resolve any confusion and confirm details about specific strategies and concepts. Questions are answered in open format providing the audience with valuable insight into the perspective of fellow Students.

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

Not sure of a new strategy? Instructors remain available for as long as Students have questions. Members can follow-up with Nick, Eric, and LuckyChewy down the road using the LearnWPT.com Ask a Pro Feature.

DAY 2 - SESSION 1:
10:00AM - 11:15AM

ADVANCED POSTFLOP PLAY

Understanding fundamental GTO concepts that are born from in-depth Solver study are essential to Advanced play. Elite Tournament players weigh these factors on a continuum to consistently make better decisions.

  • Range Vs Range
  • Equity and Nut Advantage
  • Using SPR (stack to pot ratio)
  • Multiway Pots 
  • Influence of Blockers
  • Backdoor Equity
  • Attacking Capped Ranges

Add nuance to your postflop decision tree and open up new possibilities for creative lines. Transform from a fit or fold player to a fearsome opponent. 

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

FINDING EXPERT LINES

Game Theory Optimal betting lines are balanced and include specific bet sizing for key segments of your hand range. The Instructors will demonstrate a practical approach for quickly identifying players to exploit during a tournament and the types of adjustments you should be making in real time.

  • Advanced C-Betting
  • Firing Multiple Barrels
  • Check-Raising Flops
  • Overbetting
  • Bluff Catching
  • Bottom Range Bluffing

Explore the strategies that will keep your opponents on edge and put tough players to challenging decisions postflop.

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

EXPLOITING REAL WORLD OPPONENTS

The majority of profit in No-Limit Hold’em comes from exploiting weaker players and avoiding huge losses against advanced opponents.  

  • How to Spot Opponent Mistakes
  • Types of Information
  • Adjusting From Default Play
  • Decision Drilling

Understanding when to deviate from default strategy can make the difference between a min-cash and a final table. This highly interactive session will focus you the subtle differences that are obvious signals advanced players use to crush tournaments.

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

ADVANCED HEADS UP PLAY

When the majority of the prize pool and the prestige of winning a title is on the line, you need a specific game plan for the unique situations of heads up play. In this session we’ll provide a framework for Advanced Heads Up Play including detailed GTO based hand range charts. 

  • Essential Guidelines for Heads Up Play
  • Open/Response Charts
  • Adjusting to Your Opponent
  • Open-Limping the Button
  • Push/Fold Play
  • Heads Up Decisions

Practicing these Advanced Heads Up strategies will give you the confidence and piece of mind to play for the win when it matters the most. 

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

Q&A AND WRAP-UP

The key to growth in No-Limit Hold’em is to never stop learning. Start your cycle of constant improvement during this session and ask questions while also listening to the questions from fellow students.  

  • Get clarification on new concepts learned
  • Discuss techniques learned 
  • Ensure you've correctly integrated what you've learned
  • Create a plan for continuous improvement in your poker game

During our last session of the Advanced Tournament Strategy Workshop ask any questions you may have about your play or the strategies presented.  Members can follow-up with Nick, Eric, and LuckyChewy using the LearnWPT.com Ask a Pro Feature and using the LearnWPT Community Forums

LearnWPT Live at Bellagio

2-Day Advanced Tournament Strategy Workshop
May 23rd - 24th, 2020

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LearnWPT Live at Bellagio

2-Day Advanced Tournament Strategy Workshop
May 23rd - 24th, 2020

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Have Questions? Call us at (888) 600-5593

Meet Your Instructors

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

  • WSOP Bracelet Winner
  • 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 teaching 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.

A Pro with a unique and analytical approach to poker strategy.

  • WSOP Bracelet winner and WPT Alpha8 Champion
  • More than $10.4 Million in tournament winnings
  • Author of Yoga of Poker, A High Stakes Journey to Freedom

Andrew "LuckyChewy" Lichtenberger

Andrew "LuckyChewy"  Lichtenberger's introspective and analytical approach to poker strategy makes him among one of the most feared and inspiring players in the game today. 

Prior to becoming a household name, LuckyChewy played successfully online before bursting onto the live tournament circuit making headlines in 2009 when he finished 13th in the $25,000 World Poker Tour Championship event. 

He’s reached five WSOP final tables, is the winner of the prestigious $100,000 buy-in WPT Alpha8 Las Vegas, and placed 3rd in the largest ever WPT 10K Five Diamond WPT Main Event.

LuckyChewy is big believer in measuring personal success against itself and focusing on the process of progress as opposed to comparing your success to the success of others.

Chewy's unique ability to break down situations from multiple perspectives will teach you how to make clear and better decisions at the table.

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

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 Bellagio

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.

  • Bellagio Hotel and Casino

    3600 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
    Phone: +1 888-987-6667

  • Dates

    Saturday, May 23, 2020
    Sunday, May 24, 2020

  • Tickets

    Tickets available online only, until May 17, 2020

  • Event Times

    Saturday (May 23rd): 10AM - 6PM
    Sunday (May 24th): 10AM - 6PM 

Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: CAN I ATTEND THE 3-DAY EVENT?
A: Yes! If would prefer to attend the 3-Day Advanced Tournament Strategy Workshop with Lab Day on May 23rd-25th click this link to purchase your ticket to the 3-Day event: www.learnwpt.com/bellagio-may

The 3-day event is your chance to have the LearnWPT Pros review your play and give you advice in real-time. The Lab Day Session (which is included with a 3-Day event ticket) is limited to 30 students and will sell out.
Q: CAN I PURCHASE ONLY THE MAY 25TH LAB DAY?
A: Lab Day is not sold separately and is only available as part of the 3-Day LearnWPT Advanced Tournament Strategy Workshop. Seating is limited to 30 students. This event is first come, first serve, and it will absolutely sell out.
Q: ARE MEALS AND BEVERAGES PROVIDED?
A: Lunch at the world-class Bellagio Buffet is provided on each day. Breakfast is not provided, so plan to grab breakfast each morning at any of Bellagio's incredible array of dining options. Coffee, tea, water, and soft drinks will be provided each day.
Q: ARE THERE DISCOUNTED ROOM RATES AVAILABLE?
A: Yes. There are discounted rates for LearnWPT attendees at who wish to stay at the Bellagio Hotel & Casino. Discounted room rates are:

Resort 1 King Bed Room*: Friday May 22rd - $211.65, Saturday May 23rd - $364.65, Sunday May 24th - $211.65, and Monday May 25th - $143.65
*Plus tax and daily resort fees. Rates based on single/double occupancy and subject to availability.

Resort 2 Queen Beds Room*: Friday May 22rd - $237.15, Saturday May 23rd - $390.15, Sunday May 24th - $228.65, and Monday May 25th - $160.65
*Plus tax and daily resort fees. Rates based on single/double occupancy and subject to availability.

You will receive instructions on how to book your room at the discounted rates 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 15, 2020.
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. 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 an 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, a Member of LearnWPT.com, or previously attended a LearnWPT Live Training event, then this event is probably not too advanced for you. However, if you’re concerned that this event might be too advanced for you, don’t worry!

We will be providing ALL attendees of LearnWPT Live at Bellagio with special access to 9 essential Strategy Episodes. These videos will provide a Strategic Foundation for all Students, ensuring they are able to keep up. We’ll review these concepts during class and you’ll be able to ask questions about anything you’re unclear about.

Call 888-600-5593 or email [email protected] and the Live Support Team will be happy to discuss whether the Advanced Tournament Strategy Workshop is right for you.
Q: I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS EVENT! CAN I TALK TO SOMEONE?
A: Of course! 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 Workshop Specialist will call you back and answer all your questions. You can also click on the green "Live Chat" box in the bottom right corner of this page or email [email protected] and the Support Team will be happy to help.