Study Session: Intuition & Exploits
WPT World Championship

Nov. 28, 2023, 3 p.m.
All times are Pacific

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Study Session 6: Intuition & Exploitative Play With Team LearnWPT

Tuesday, November 28th
3PM Pacific | 6PM Eastern Time

Over the last 2 months Team LearnWPT hosted Study Sessions for Members to get your game ready to dominate the WPT® World Championship Festival at Wynn Las Vegas this November 29 - December 23, 2023.

For each poker Study Session we provide a selected curriculum that focuses on specific concepts and habits essential for tournament success and we'll host LIVE Member-only sessions to focus on key strategy concepts for each topic, answer questions, and address nagging issues in your game.

Today's Live Study Session is focused on Intuition and Exploitative Play!

This interactive MEMBER EXCLUSIVE Study Session will focus on using your strategic knowledge to punish bad plays and cultivating your feel for the game. Spend some time with LearnWPT Instructors Eric "Rizen" Lynch and Michael "Gags30" Gagliano who will be talking about:

  • Exploitative Adjustments
  • Cultivating Intuition
  • And Answering YOUR Questions

Join us for some great poker discussion with Members and your LearnWPT Instructors. Bring your questions and get ready to learn and study with fellow Members and Team LearnWPT!

Meet Your Instructor Eric Lynch


✔ 3 Major WSOP Final Tables

✔ More than $5 Million in tournament winnings

✔ Author of Winning Poker Tournaments One Hand at a Time, Vols. I, II, III

✔ Over a decade of Professional Poker Coaching Experience

Known in cyberspace as "Rizen", Eric Lynch'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.

Eric 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. Rizen also excels at the cash game tables, having logged thousands of profitable hours both live and online. As an instructor for LearnWPT and the World Poker Tour® has had the privilege of helping thousands of students from all skill levels grow into successful players during the past 15 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, no matter their skill or experience level.

Meet Your Instructor Michael Gagliano


✔ 3x WSOP Bracelet Winner

✔ More than $6 million combined live and online tournament earnings

✔ Over 10 years as a Professional Poker Coach

Michael Gagliano, also known by his online screen name Gags30, has been playing poker professionally for more than 15 years while also helping students achieve their goals as a coach for almost a decade. He began playing online with low stakes sit and go’s and multi-table tournaments before moving into high stakes online MTTs. After much success, Michael broadened his focus to include online and live cash games.

After crushing the online felt, Michael successfully transitioned into the live poker arena in 2011 with multiple top 3 finishes in high profile tournaments including WSOP Bracelet events, multiple Borgata Poker Opens, and a 5th place in WPT Prague. Michael won his 1st World Series of Poker Bracelet in 2016 after qualifying online, outlasting a field of over 1000 players for a $448K first prize and took home his 2nd WSOP bracelet after winning the October 2022 Online Bracelet Series Event #18. Gags recently captured his 3rd WSOP bracelet in September 2023. Michael’s talents and experience extend off the felt through roles as, an active ambassador for partypoker US Network and Borgata Poker, serving as a consultant for online poker sites to help improve their product, as well as being a fierce advocate for the player.


  1. Q: When is the Live Study Session?
    A: The Study Session is Tuesday, November 28, 2023 and will begin at 3PM Pacific Time / 6PM Eastern Time.

  2. Q: Do I need to be a LearnWPT Member?
    A: Yes! Live Study Sessions are exclusive to Members only. You must be logged in to your Membership to join the Webinar. To login go to and enter your username and password. 

  3. Q: I am not a Member. How do I join?
    A: To purchase a Membership for just $5 the first month simply click the red GAIN ACCESS or white JOIN NOW buttons at the top of the page, enter your information and click Subscribe. That's it! You'll receive an email to set your password and tips for using your new LearnWPT Membership. For more information about the LearnWPT Membership Tiers click here.

  4. Q: How do I join the Study Session?
    A: Registration begins 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. There will be a button that says JOIN WEBINAR. Click JOIN WEBINAR and enter the email address associated with your LearnWPT Membership to be granted access then proceed to the session in progress or waiting room. If you arrive before registration has begun, the JOIN button will say: CHECK BACK SOON. You can reload the page in your browser to check if registration has begun.

  5. Q: How do I ask a question during the Study Session? Will my question be answered?
    A: During each session you can ask a question by clicking the question icon and typing into the chat box that appears on your webinar screen. You can also send us your questions ahead of time to [email protected]. As many questions as possible will be answered during the Question and Answer period scheduled as part of each session. If we miss any please send follow-up questions using the LearnWPT Ask a Pro feature.

  6. Q: Can I attend the Study Session from a mobile device?
    A: It is possible to join a LearnWPT Study Session using a mobile device however, the experience is optimized and easiest to use on Desktop devices such as a PC or Mac computer. When joining from mobile click VIEW IN BROWSER to join the Webinar and you will not need to download the ClickMeeting app.
  7. Q: I am experiencing an issue hearing or viewing the Webinar. Is there a technical problem?
  8. A: Members using the Microsoft Edge browser (or not the latest version of your current browser) may experience audio issues during the event. We suggest using the Google Chrome or Safari browser when attending the session. If you don't have Google Chrome installed on your device already, click here for instructions:
  9. Q: I can't attend the Live Study Session. Is there any way to watch it later?
    A: Yes! You can watch and review previous Study Sessions and Webinars from the Webinars page by clicking WEBINARS in the top navigation bar or via the menu on mobile. 

  10. Q: Will the Live Session be repeated?
    A: Yes! We currently plan to do new Webinars for Members regularly.

  11. Q: Is there a place to continue the Study Session discussions?  
    A: Yes! Talk with your LearnWPT peers about any of the strategies discussed in the Community Forums.

  12. Q: What if I have a suggestion for a Webinar or Live Study Session?
    A: We’d love to hear it! Let Team LearnWPT know at the end of the Session or email [email protected] with your suggestions.

If you need assistance logging in or joining the Webinar contact the LearnWPT Support Team at [email protected].

We look forward to seeing you online!
-Team LearnWPT

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