Should You Go All In With AK? How the Pros Play AK

People ask me all the time if they should go all in with AK. And believe me, I get it, Ace King is a tricky hand to play.

The answer to this question is unfortunately going to be "sometimes." Sometimes you should go all in with AK either preflop or postflop. But you need to know when you are beat and ditch this hand as well.

In this article I am going to show you exactly when you should go

Read More

15 Guaranteed Ways to Beat Micro Stakes Poker in 2019

People ask me all the time how to beat the micro stakes poker games. And honestly, while the games have gotten a bit more difficult in the past 5-10 years, it still doesn’t require a rocket science degree to beat them.

Micro Stakes Poker Definition: The "micro stakes" by the way typically refers to NL2 to NL50 cash games online. These are the 1c/2c blind cash games on through to the 25c/50c

Read More

15 Guaranteed Ways to Beat Micro Stakes Poker in 2019

People ask me all the time how to beat the micro stakes poker games. And honestly, while the games have gotten a bit more difficult in the past 5-10 years, it still doesn’t require a rocket science degree to beat them.

Micro Stakes Poker Definition: The "micro stakes" by the way typically refers to NL2 to NL50 cash games online. These are the 1c/2c blind cash games on through to the 25c/50c

Read More

You Need to Avoid This Common Poker Trap

You know, when we talk about setting a poker trap we often mean when you have a really good hand and you decide to slowplay it in order to trick your opponent.

And while this is a good strategy to use sometimes, you can actually end up trapping yourself if you are not careful in poker.

This most often happens when you fail to properly assess the strength of your hand. This poker hand is a

Read More

How to Quickly Turn $100 into $10,000 in Poker [2019]

People often ask me how they can quickly turn $100 into $10,000 in poker. Or some variation of this.

Well first off, I have to break the bad news that it isn’t going to be easy. And what I mean by that is it won’t happen overnight.

You will also have to put in some serious hours at the poker tables in all likelihood to do it!

But if I was to try and quickly turn $100 into $10,000 at

Read More

Upswing Short Deck Course by Kane Kalas – Is It Worth It?

In the past year or two Short Deck Hold’em has really taken off in popularity.

This has been especially driven by high stakes Short Deck cash games in Asia featuring well known pros like Tom Dwan bluffing extremely wealthy Chinese businessmen!

If you have never heard of Short Deck Hold’em before (also sometimes called Six-Plus Hold’em) it is basically a variant of Texas Hold’em where the 2

Read More

Learn Poker From Scratch in 2019 (Free Download)

People often ask me, if you wanted to learn poker from scratch in 2019, how would you do it? And specifically in No Limit Texas Hold’em which is by far the most popular game these days.

Well, I think there are a number of clear paths to poker success that I would suggest for anybody who is looking to learn poker for the first time.

In fact, there is a very specific game-plan that I would

Read More

You Must Fold Pocket Aces in This One Situation

Most people don’t know that there is one type of poker player (and situation) where you really need to fold your pocket AA.

Now I know that folding pocket aces is not something that any of us like to do. You wait all day to get dealt the best hand ever created in Texas Hold’em, the rockets, AA.

And while you will win huge with this hand over the long term, winning poker players know that

Read More

10 Easy Ways to Tell if Someone is Bluffing in Poker

How do you tell if someone is bluffing in poker? Well, to be honest, for most poker pros it is actually pretty easy.

And that is because there are many dead giveaways to tell if somebody is bluffing whether you are playing online poker or live poker. Many of these are made by amateurs in particular.

So here are the top 10 easy ways to tell if someone is trying to bluff you in poker. Note that

Read More

Best Preflop Poker Strategy [Used by Pros 2019]

This post was written by blackrain79.com guest contributor Roger Marquez.

Let’s face it, your preflop poker strategy is one of the most crucial aspects of your poker game. If you want to become a solid poker player then you need to master the preflop game.

There’s just no way around it. Preflop is where everything begins. Also, developing a solid preflop game will make playing postflop a

Read More

Are You Being Cheated in Poker? Read This.

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Lars Kyhnau Hansen

Recently there has been a big stir in the poker community about a guy named Mike Postle who has allegedly been cheating on a live streamed poker game at Stones Gambling Hall in California.

In fact, this cheating scandal in particular was actually so big that even the mainstream media covered it! (example: CNBC story)

Read More

Can Anyone Learn to Win at Poker? Yes and No.

A common question that people ask me is can anyone learn to win at poker. Or can anyone learn to become a poker pro.

I think that ultimately most people can learn to win at poker eventually, but becoming a poker pro is a lot more difficult, and something that only a very small amount of people can do.

And what’s more is that in my opinion there are certain personality traits that make some

Read More

What is a Good WTSD in Poker? (Optimal Numbers)

People often ask me what is a good WTSD (went to showdown percentage) in poker. This is a popular HUD stat that is usually abbreviated as WTSD or WTSD%.

WTSD essentially tells you what percentage of the time somebody goes to showdown. Showdown in poker is when the cards are flipped over on the river and the person with the best hand wins the pot.

So WTSD is very important when determining

Read More

What is a Good AF in Poker? (The Proven Data)

People often ask me what is a good AF in poker. And this is very important to know because AF is one of the most reliable HUD stats available for determining player type.

In general, an AF of 1 is extremely passive, an AF of 2 is moderately passive, an AF of 3 is a normal moderately aggressive player, and any AF of 4 and above is starting to get into over-aggressive territory. Most winning

Read More

How Much Should You Raise Preflop? (Use These Amounts)

Something that people often ask me is how much should you raise preflop in poker. And this is something that has been debated a lot over the years.

But I believe that there are a set of more or less "proven" preflop bet sizes that will work best for you in small stakes poker cash games and tournaments.

In this article I am going to break down all the numbers for you. Here is your complete

Read More

How Much Should You Raise Preflop? (Use These Amounts)

Something that people often ask me is how much should you raise preflop in poker. And this is something that has been debated a lot over the years.

But I believe that there are a set of more or less "proven" preflop bet sizes that will work best for you in small stakes poker cash games and tournaments.

In this article I am going to break down all the numbers for you. Here is your complete

Read More

What is a Good PFR in Poker? (The Proven Numbers)

PFR is one of the absolute most important HUD stats in poker. PFR stands for preflop raise percentage and it is one of the #1 stats I rely on when playing online poker to determine player type.

A good PFR in a 6max poker game is around 18. And a good PFR in a 9max poker game is around 12. But it is important that your PFR is reflected by your play style and also your VPIP.

Let’s dig into

Read More

What is a Good VPIP in Poker? (The Proven Numbers)

People often ask me what is a good VPIP in poker. This depends tremendously on what poker tables you play at.

Do you play in 9 person games? 6 person games?

Here are some rough guidelines though:

A good VPIP percentage in a 9 person poker game is around 15%. A good VPIP percentage in a 6 person poker game is around 21%. The optimal VPIP percentage for you though is going to be the one that

Read More

What is a Good VPIP in Poker? (The Proven Numbers)

People often ask me what is a good VPIP in poker. This depends tremendously on what poker tables you play at.

Do you play in 9 person games? 6 person games?

Here are some rough guidelines though:

A good VPIP percentage in a 9 person poker game is around 15%. A good VPIP percentage in a 6 person poker game is around 21%. The optimal VPIP percentage for you though is going to be the one that

Read More

When Should You Go All In Preflop? Read This First.

People often ask me when should you go all in preflop? And this is a tricky question to answer because it depends on a lot of different factors.

For example, what type of poker hand do you have? Is your opponent tight or loose? Is there anybody left to act behind you? And there are many other considerations for both cash games and tournaments.

But in general, you should only go all in

Read More

How Do You Win at Poker Every Time?

People often ask me how do you win at poker every time? Now, unfortunately my answer might disappoint you a bit.

Because, well, you can’t.

However, there are several strategies that you can use to make sure you win at poker more often. I am going to explain them all for you in this article.

1. Why Can’t You Win at Poker Every Time?

First off, why can’t you win at poker every time?

Well

Read More

How to Crush a Poker Nit – Copy This Strategy!

Do you want to know one of the easiest ways to get mediocre poker results in today’s game? It’s simple, play like a nit.

A poker nit by the way is somebody who plays too tight and only wants to put significant money into the pot when they have a big hand.

Poker nits are the kind of players who will only play about 12% of the hands that are dealt to them in a full ring (9 person) game, and

Read More

What Is ICM? – How the Pros Use it to Win Tournaments

Written by Lars Kyhnau Hansen

If you have ever played poker tournaments, you have probably heard the term ICM. It stands for Independent Chip Model, but what is it actually?

And how should it influence our strategy, if we are a cash game player mixing in some tournaments on the weekend or getting a ticket for a freeroll?

ICM exist in tournaments that pay more than one place, because this

Read More

Is Partypoker Rigged? Here are the Facts [2019]

People often ask me if partypoker is rigged or not. And believe me I get it, sometimes you can get an unbelievable amount of bad beats when you play on partypoker.

In fact, this was the first online poker room I ever played on when I first discovered the game of poker way back in 2004.

So here’s the gist of it:

Partypoker is not rigged. It just feels that way sometimes due to the

Read More

What Percentage of Poker Players Are Winners? (2019)

People often ask me what percentage of poker players are winners or how many poker players make money.

And this is a difficult question to answer because most poker card rooms do not release this kind of information.

But as a 10+ year poker pro myself, I believe that I can give a pretty good estimate of how many poker players are actually winners over the long term.

It is likely that only

Read More

Is 888 Poker Rigged? Here are the Facts [2019]

People often ask me if 888 poker is rigged. And believe me I get it, sometimes the amount of bad beats that you take in online poker is simply unbelievable.

So I decided to write this blog post to finally answer once and for all if 888 poker is rigged or if it is legit.

Here is the short answer:

888 poker is not actually rigged or rigged for action. It can just seem that way due to the

Read More

Should You Play GTO Against Bad Poker Players?

Written by Lars "fundiver199" Kyhnau Hansen

One of the most talked about concepts in poker in recent years is GTO, which stands for Game Theory Optimal. In short it’s an attempt to play in a way, so that our opponents can’t beat us, no matter what they do.

In the classic game of rock, paper, scissors, the GTO style would be to randomly select either rock, paper or scissors a third of the

Read More

12 Advanced Online Poker Tips Used By Pros [2019]

People often ask me what are my best online poker tips these days.

As somebody who has played online poker for 10+ years as a pro, this is a topic I wanted to finally cover in detail here on my blog.

So here are my 12 best online poker tips used by pros for 2019: 

1. Learn to crush the micro stakes first
2. Always enter the pot with a raise
3. Don’t be afraid to re-raise a lot preflop
4.

Read More

5 Ways to Quickly Build a $10000 Poker Bankroll

Do you want to quickly build a $10000 poker bankroll? I feel like this is sort of the real dividing line between serious poker players and amateurs.

Because once you build a $10000 poker bankroll you can finally start playing in some bigger games and make some real significant money in poker. However, you should know that building a $10000 poker bankroll is neither quick nor easy in most

Read More

10 Common Ways Poker Beginners Beat Themselves

Let’s face it, poker is a tough game to consistently win at.

Players are better these days, even in low limit games, and if you don’t have a good strategy, good game selection and some reasonable tilt control, then you will probably struggle to win.

However, having coached 100’s of poker students in the past, one thing I noticed is that many beginners in particular actually beat themselves.

Read More

How to Beat 10NL: The Definitive Guide [2019]

People ask me all the time how to beat 10NL online these days. And believe me, I get it. 10NL is not exactly a walk in the park anymore.

10NL by the way means the $10 maximum buyin no limit holdem cash games with 5 cent and 10 cent blinds. Some people also call it NL10, which means the same thing.

On most online poker sites these days the 10NL games are still fairly soft with a lot of weak

Read More

How to Beat 10NL: The Definitive Guide [2019]

People ask me all the time how to beat 10NL online these days. And believe me, I get it. 10NL is not exactly a walk in the park anymore.

10NL by the way means the $10 maximum buyin no limit holdem cash games with 5 cent and 10 cent blinds. Some people also call it NL10, which means the same thing.

On most online poker sites these days the 10NL games are still fairly soft with a lot of weak

Read More

The ONLY PokerTracker Review You Need (2019)

As an online poker pro people ask me all the time what poker tracking software and HUD I use.

And as I have stated before, I have been using PokerTracker 4 for a little over 7 years now, essentially since it was first released.

But I have never done a full PokerTracker 4 review before in order to explain exactly why it is that I rely on PokerTracker solely as a poker pro.

So in this article

Read More

How to Beat 5NL: The Definitive Guide [2019]

People often ask me how to beat 5NL these days. And as someone who has made tens of thousands of dollars in these games (maybe the most ever?), I wanted to finally write this step by step guide.

By the way 5NL refers to the $5 maximum buyin no limit holdem cash games online. Some people also call it NL5, which means the exact same thing.

The blinds in a 5NL game are always 2 cents in the

Read More

The ONLY Poker Training Sites You Need [2019]

People ask me all the time what are the best poker training sites these days. Now in recent years there has been a lot of changes in the poker training industry.

For example, many of the poker training sites that were popular 5-10 years ago (i.e. CardRunners) are either non-existent today or do not have the best poker coaches anymore.

In fact, as many of you know I was a lead instructor for

Read More

The Best Free Poker Training for 2019 [Used by Pros]

People often ask me what is the best free poker training in 2019. Now first off, I gotta say, like with anything in life, when something is free it is not likely to be of the highest quality.

Most of the best poker training available nowadays (taught by world class pros) is on poker training sites or through coaching which of course is not going to be free.

However, for beginners just getting

Read More

The Best Free Poker Training for 2019 [Used by Pros]

People often ask me what is the best free poker training in 2019. Now first off, I gotta say, like with anything in life, when something is free it is not likely to be of the highest quality.

Most of the best poker training available nowadays (taught by world class pros) is on poker training sites or through coaching which of course is not going to be free.

However, for beginners just getting

Read More

How to Beat 2NL: The Essential Guide [2019]

People often ask me how to beat 2NL online poker games these days.

And as someone who has made over 20k USD in this one particular game alone (likely the most of all-time?), I feel obliged to give an answer!

2NL by the way (also often referred to as NL2) stands for "no limit" and "2" means $2 which is the maximum buyin. These games have blinds of 1 cent and 2 cent and they are extremely

Read More

The ONLY Poker Beginner Books You Need to Read [2019]

People often ask me what are the best poker beginner books. And believe me, I get it. There are so many poker books out there these days, it can be hard to know where to even start!

As a 10+ year poker pro myself I have read a few poker books over the years. So I have a pretty good idea of which poker books are best for beginners.

I also know which poker books helped me the most in those

Read More

21 Texas Holdem Tips That Will Skyrocket Your Winnings [2019]

People often ask me what my top Texas Holdem tips are these days.

Texas Holdem is a skill based card game played by people from all over the world in casinos and online. It is particularly popular in America which is also the birthplace of the game.

Many people dream of winning the World Series of Poker Main Event which crowns the unofficial best No Limit Texas Hold’em player every year.

Read More

The Best Free Poker Guide Written by a Poker Pro [2019]

Are you looking for a free poker guide that was actually written by a poker pro?

For the first time ever I am re-releasing my hugely popular "Massive Profits at the Micros" free poker strategy guide.

This is the hugely popular free poker strategy guide (read by over 100k people now), that outlines the exact poker strategies I used to create the highest winnings in online poker history at

Read More

How Poker Pros Deal With a Bad Luck Streak

People often ask me how poker pros deal with a bad luck streak. As a 10+ year poker pro myself I can tell you that I have been through countless long and painful unlucky streaks.

So much so that I have thought about quitting the game entirely on a few occasions when it literally felt like I would never win another hand of poker again!

In this article I am going to break it all down for you.

Read More

This is the Best Free Poker HUD for 2019

People often ask me, what is the best free poker HUD these days? A poker HUD by the way is short for "heads up display" which gives you information on your poker opponents.

This can be highly useful especially when you are multi-tabling online poker or if you play Zoom. It allows you to keep track of dozens of opponents all at the same time.

As a 10+ year professional poker player I believe

Read More

What Stakes Do Professional Poker Players Play? Finally Revealed

People often ask me what stakes do professional poker players play. They also ask me what stakes I personally was playing when I turned pro 10+ years ago.

The truth is that is varies greatly depending on the person.

Most professional poker players will play at stakes of at least NL25 online or $2/$5 live. However, there are many cases where a professional poker player can play at stakes even

Read More

Does PokerStars Have Bots? Here are the Facts [2019]

People often ask me if there are bots on PokerStars. And believe me I get it, there are a lot of tight players these days who seem to play a very robotic style of game.

It is definitely a legitimate concern that some of these players might be non-human bots. A poker bot by definition is a non-human poker player.

So in this article I am going to break it all down for you. Does PokerStars

Read More

The ONLY Poker Courses You Need [2019] – Voted by Pros

People ask me all the time what are the best poker courses. And I know it can be difficult with so many options out there these days.

Also, many poker courses are aimed at different skill levels, beginner, intermediate and advanced. As a 10+ year poker pro I have studied many poker courses over the years to improve my own skills at the poker table.

Many of my poker pro friends have also used

Read More

How Online Poker Allowed Me to “Live The Dream”

I post a lot of pics on my Instagram of world travel, luxury condos, exotic tropical beaches, rooftop infinity pools and so on. And I get DM’s every single day from people telling me that I am living what they call the "dream life."

Some people might even think that my entire life is just one big vacation! And to be honest, it kind of is, I can’t lie. But this was also the entire point all

Read More

PokerSnowie Review by a Poker Pro – Is It Worth It?

People often ask me if they should use a poker AI program like PokerSnowie in order to improve their game.

Well, as a 10+ year poker pro I can tell you that I haven’t bothered with many poker AI programs over the years. I tend to think they are not advanced enough and probably won’t help me.

However, I will say that after testing out PokerSnowie my opinion has changed a little bit about poker

Read More

Phil Ivey MasterClass Review – A Complete Walkthrough

I won’t deny it.

Whenever somebody asks me who my favorite poker player is my answer is always the same, Phil Ivey.

He was a huge inspiration for me especially during my early years when I was struggling to make it as a poker pro.

I love the way he thinks about the game and his quiet confidence at the table. And then there is the famous Ivey death stare at the poker table along with some of

Read More

What is the Best Poker HUD for 2019? [Voted by Pros]

People ask me all the time what is the best poker HUD to use in 2019. A HUD by the way is short for "heads up display" which is a program that allows you to collect data on your opponents and put it right on your screen in online poker.

This information is incredibly useful to have when you are playing online poker especially if you plan to play multiple tables. It can be very difficult to

Read More

How to Play Ace King – This Might Shock You

People ask me all the time how to play Ace King. And I can understand why, it is a tricky hand to play. Two out of three times you see a flop you won’t even hit a pair!

But Ace King is also one of the absolute strongest hands in poker and it will be one of your biggest long term winners. So it is very important that you understand how to play your Ace King optimally in all situations.

In this

Read More

How to Play Pocket Jacks – This Might Shock You

People often ask me how to play pocket jacks. And believe me I get it, pocket jacks is a tricky hand to play. In fact many people absolutely hate this hand!

However, it is also important to remember that pocket jacks is one of the absolute strongest hands you can be dealt in No Limit Hold’em, and therefore, it will also be one of your most profitable hands.

But it is important to know when to

Read More

How to Play Pocket Queens – This Might Shock You

People often ask me how to play pocket queens. And I get it, pocket queens is a tricky hand to play. If the flop comes with an ace or a king in particular it can be difficult to know where you stand.

But in my experience there is definitely a "right way" and a "wrong way" to play your pocket queens in No Limit Hold’em.

Pocket queens should be one of your absolute biggest winnings hands. And

Read More

How to Play Small Suited Aces – This Might Shock You

People often ask me how to play suited aces in poker. And this is because they are tricky hands to play, you often don’t really know where you are at in the hand.

And just to be clear in this article when I am talking about suited aces I mean hands like:

A♥7♥

A♣6♣

A♦5♦

A♠4♠

I am NOT talking about big suited aces in this article like:

A♥K♥

A♣Q♣

Because after all, these hands

Read More

Is Online Poker Beatable in 2019? Here’s the Facts

People ask me all the time if online poker is beatable still in 2019. And as I mention all the time on this blog, yes it is, but you have to have realistic expectations.

Online poker is not the gold rush that it was 10 years ago. Also, in my experience the majority of people who get into online poker approach it like a hobby, not as a business. And this turns out to be their downfall.

So in

Read More

Here’s the #1 Basic Poker Strategy No One is Talking About

In my experience people absolutely love to over-complicate the game of poker.

They want to believe that you need to know a bunch of complex math and formulas in order to win. Or that you need to be able to "read their soul" and bluff raise them on the river.

In fact I have even written entire articles in the past about how detrimental a lot of this over-thinking and over-analyzing is to your

Read More

The Top 50 Best Poker Players of All Time (Money List)

Have you ever wondered who the best poker players of all-time are? Well, one way of trying to figure that out is by using the Hendon Mob’s all-time tournament poker money earnings list.

Now, this list is a bit problematic because it only counts tournament winnings and does not (to my knowledge) include tournament losses. This is not even to mention stuff like travel expenses!

Also, even more

Read More

How to Play Suited Connectors – This Might Shock You

People often ask me what is the best way to play suited connectors. And this is because they are tricky hands to play.

By the way when I say suited connectors I am talking about hands like J♥T♥, T♣9♣, 9♦8♦, 8♠7♠ and so on. These types of hands have a lot of potential in No Limit Hold’em to win a big pot.

There are many different ways to play your suited connectors depending on which type of

Read More

How to Become a Poker Pro in 2019

Do you want to make it big in poker? Do you have a dream of becoming a poker pro one day or at least a successful semi-professional?

This is the first question that I ask everyone who joins my free poker newsletter. And I have received thousands of replies from many of you guys telling me that yes, you do.

But here’s the problem.

Poker is not easy in 2019. And yes, even at very low stakes

Read More

How to Think Like a Poker Pro – 3 Rules For Success

Poker is the ultimate game of mental warfare. Because it doesn’t matter how good you are, you will get humbled by this game sooner or later.

In fact, I don’t care if your name is Daniel Negreau or Phil Ivey, you will get humbled again and again and again by this game.

And this is the main reason why so many people are ultimately not successful at poker. It is unbelievably difficult at times

Read More

This One Little Word is the Key to My Poker Success

Have you ever made a call at the poker tables even when you absolutely knew for sure that you were beat? Perhaps you just had to see it?

Well, if so don’t worry because we all have. They even have a name for it. They call it a "crying call." But what if I told you that there is actually no such thing as a crying call in poker, only bad calls?

It is true.

There is actually one little word in

Read More

How to Make $20 a Day Playing Poker – Proven System

People ask me all the time how they can make $20 a day playing poker or some other amount like $50 or $100. Now, unfortunately poker doesn’t really work this way.

However, if you want to make $20 a day playing poker on average, then there are some surefire ways to go about that. Such as, playing a tight and aggressive style in low stakes cash games like NL2 or NL5 while playing multiple

Read More

Can You Consistently Win at Poker? A Simple Answer

Something that people often ask me is if you can consistently win at poker. Well, this is a bit of a difficult question to answer.

Here’s why.

Yes, you can consistently win at poker at the lower stakes but even the best player in the world will still have losing days at these limits. At much higher limits it might be closer to a 60/40 split for a top level player, winning versus losing days.

Read More

12 Poker Beginner Mistakes That Will Kill Your Winnings

Everybody was a poker beginner at one time or another. And it is easy to make a lot of mistakes when you are first starting out.

I know that for me, before I ever turned pro and ended up writing books about this game, I went through many, many years of making a lot of the same mistakes at the poker tables.

In most cases, I had to learn through trial and error what works and what doesn’t. But

Read More

Can You Win at Poker Without Bluffing? It Might Shock You

People often ask me can you win at poker without bluffing and I think my answer is a little bit shocking to some of them.

Yes, you absolutely can win at poker without bluffing! In fact most big winning poker players actually do very little bluffing. Televised poker in particular tends to skew our perception of the game by hand picking a lot huge bluffs to show us.

But the truth is that most

Read More

Can You Win at Poker Without Bluffing? It Might Shock You

People often ask me can you win at poker without bluffing and I think my answer is a little bit shocking to some of them.

Yes, you absolutely can win at poker without bluffing! In fact most big winning poker players actually do very little bluffing. Televised poker in particular tends to skew our perception of the game by hand picking a lot huge bluffs to show us.

But the truth is that most

Read More

You Need to Fold a Premium Hand in These 5 Situations

Folding a premium hand in poker before or after the flop is not something that anybody likes to do. I bet you hate it, I know I sure do!

But sometimes it is simply going to be necessary. And this is the kind of stuff that separates the amateurs from the pros.

By the way, just so we are on the same page here, when I say “premium hand” I am referring to these hands: AK, JJ, QQ, KK, AA

These

Read More

You Need to Fold a Premium Hand in These 5 Situations

Folding a premium hand in poker before or after the flop is not something that anybody likes to do. I bet you hate it, I know I sure do!

But sometimes it is simply going to be necessary. And this is the kind of stuff that separates the amateurs from the pros.

By the way, just so we are on the same page here, when I say “premium hand” I am referring to these hands: AK, JJ, QQ, KK, AA

These

Read More

Poker as a Side Hustle – How to Make $200 to $1000 a Month

Everybody seems to be looking for a side hustle these days. And who could blame them? It’s just smart after all.

You should never rely on just one source of income because this is a recipe for disaster if that one source of income ever goes away.

So many people ask me if poker as a side hustle is possible. Can you make money from it? How much can you make and how much work does it require?

Read More

Can You Make a Living Playing 1/2 No Limit? Here’s the Facts

Do you play 1/2 no limit at the casino? Or maybe you make frequent trips to Las Vegas to play live poker cash games?

If so then you have probably thought at one time or another if you can make a living playing 1/2 no limit. Because after all, these poker games are often pretty easy to beat even for a beginner.

Well, here is the short answer:

Playing $1/$2 poker for a living is hard. And it

Read More

Can You Make a Living Playing 1/2 No Limit? Here’s the Facts

Do you play 1/2 no limit at the casino? Or maybe you make frequent trips to Las Vegas to play live poker cash games?

If so then you have probably thought at one time or another if you can make a living playing 1/2 no limit. Because after all, these poker games are often pretty easy to beat even for a beginner.

Well, here is the short answer:

Playing $1/$2 poker for a living is hard. And it

Read More

The 24 Poker Principles I Live By

I have been at this poker thing for quite awhile now. Close to 15 years to be exact with over 10 million poker hands played.

Many of those years by the way were spent as a full time pro grinding out a living at the low and mid stakes online.

I am also a 3-time poker author, coached hundreds of students (in the past), worked for a leading poker training site, I am a PokerNews.com columnist

Read More

The 24 Poker Principles I Live By

I have been at this poker thing for quite awhile now. Close to 15 years to be exact with over 10 million poker hands played.

Many of those years by the way were spent as a full time pro grinding out a living at the low and mid stakes online.

I am also a 3-time poker author, coached hundreds of students (in the past), worked for a leading poker training site, I am a PokerNews.com columnist

Read More

5 Easy Ways to Stop Overplaying Your Overpairs

One of the biggest mistakes that I see small stakes poker players making these days is overplaying their overpairs.

You know, they have a hand like pocket queens and the board comes all low cards. They get all of their money in the middle without even thinking what the other guy is representing.

And of course he turns over the set or two pair to win the pot.

This also happens when there is

Read More

How to Beat Online Poker in 2019 (Your Step by Step Guide)

As we enter another new year I know a lot of people will be asking how do you beat online poker in 2019. Because unfortunately winning at online poker these days isn’t quite as straight forward as it used to be.

In order to beat online poker in 2019 you need to be playing in the right poker games, using the right poker strategy and studying to improve your skills away from the tables as well.

Read More

How to Beat Online Poker in 2019 (Your Step by Step Guide)

As we enter another new year I know a lot of people will be asking how do you beat online poker in 2019. Because unfortunately winning at online poker these days isn’t quite as straight forward as it used to be.

In order to beat online poker in 2019 you need to be playing in the right poker games, using the right poker strategy and studying to improve your skills away from the tables as well.

Read More

These are the Best Online Poker Games to Make Money

So you are looking for the best online poker games to make money?

Believe me, I get it. While we all play poker for fun, everybody knows that poker is way more fun when it is a highly profitable side hobby or even a job as well.

So here is the quick answer:

The best online poker games to make money are low stakes cash games. You can also make a lot of money from poker by playing formats

Read More

Why I Quit Playing Video Games to Become a Poker Pro

Let me ask you a question. Do you play too many video games?

Does it cut into other (probably more valuable things) like creating that new online business which will change your financial future, finally getting in shape and feeling more confident, meeting the right girl, learning a new language or traveling more?

If so, you are definitely not alone. Video games are more popular than ever

Read More

You Need to Fold Pocket Kings Preflop in This One Situation

Something that people ask me all the time is if you should ever fold pockets kings preflop in poker.

So here is the short answer:

Yes, you should fold pocket kings preflop on a few rare occasions with 100 big blind stack sizes in a full ring poker game versus a 4Bet when all of the action is in early position. In a 6max poker game you should never fold pocket kings preflop for 100 big blinds.

Read More

Winning Poker Tournaments With Nick Petrangelo Review

Recently Upswing Poker launched their brand new premium tournament poker course called Winning Poker Tournaments With Nick Petrangelo.

And I have been itching to have a closer look at this course for awhile now because Nick Petrangelo is currently one of the best tournament poker players in the world with over $16 million dollars in live cashes and two WSOP bracelets.

Perhaps more remarkably

Read More

Why Some People Make Millions From Poker But Most Never Will

Poker is a tough game to consistently win at. And it is even tougher to consistently win at it over the long term, years and decades.

So often we hear about some high stakes poker pro winning a bunch of tournaments. Or some cash game player posting a few months of results absolutely killing the games.

They are the talk of the poker world. Everybody wants to be their friend. Everybody wants

Read More

How to Maintain a 5bb/100 Poker Win Rate in Tough Games

A poker win rate of 5bb/100 in online poker is kind of like the gold standard these days. Sure, at super low stakes like NL2 or NL5 it is still pretty easy for even an average player to achieve this (and much higher).

But once you get to NL10, and especially NL25 and higher, only the very best players are winning at 5bb/100 these days.

Now the easiest way by far to get a poker win rate like

Read More

How to Maintain a 5bb/100 Poker Win Rate in Tough Games

A poker win rate of 5bb/100 in online poker is kind of like the gold standard these days. Sure, at super low stakes like NL2 or NL5 it is still pretty easy for even an average player to achieve this (and much higher).

But once you get to NL10, and especially NL25 and higher, only the very best players are winning at 5bb/100 these days.

Now the easiest way by far to get a poker win rate like

Read More

How Much Poker Winnings Should You Expect in Your First Year?

People ask me all the time how much they should expect to earn in their first 30 days, 3 months, 6 months or a year at the poker tables.

And it is difficult to give a clear answer because it is going to be different for everybody depending on their abilities, work ethic, commitment to improving and so on.

However, there are a few rough rules of thumb though.

You should be looking to master

Read More

9 Amateur Online Poker Tells You Didn’t Know You Are Giving Off

People talk a lot about poker tells but they usually mean at the casino, live poker. What a lot of people don’t realize is that you are giving off just as many tells (if not more) in online poker.

And amateurs in particular are giving off these tells all the time. Poker pros like myself are constantly picking up on these and using them against you.

So in this article I am going to give you

Read More

Is Online Poker Rigged? – Here Are the Facts [2018]

People often ask me if online poker is rigged or not.

And my answer is always the same: if it is rigged, then it is definitely rigged for me. Because I have made a lot of money playing this silly little card game on the internet!

In all seriousness though, this is big concern that many people have. In fact my recent "Is PokerStars Rigged post" continues to get more passionate (and sometimes

Read More

9 Easy Poker Hacks For People With Little Time or Money

Do you want to become a consistent winning poker player? How about just make enough money from poker for a decent side income?

These are reasonable poker goals to have especially for those of you who play the lower limits like I discuss on this blog.

However, many people these days have busy lives full of obligations like work, family, school and so on. This can make it difficult to find the

Read More

This One Little Thing Can Destroy Your Poker Game (Avoid It!)

As they say, poker is an easy game to learn but it can take a lifetime to master. So you need to make sure that you are eliminating any bad habits from your poker game.

And there is one particularly bad habit that can not only destroy your poker game but all of your profits and your bankroll as well.

This bad poker habit is focusing on the short term luck factor. And it comes in a variety of

Read More

Why Poker Forums and Reddit Are Killing Your Poker Results

Poker can be a lonely pursuit especially if you play online. I have played 10+ million hands of poker online and most of that was done while sitting in a room all by myself.

So it is nice to talk to fellow poker players once in awhile, bounce ideas off each other, and discuss poker hands.

But unfortunately this can also be a double edged sword. Many people will turn to poker forums or poker

Read More

3 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Make Money From Poker

We live in a very cynical world these days. Many people have convinced themselves for instance that poker is now impossible to beat.

Only good players these days they say! Everybody plays solid!

But this defies the simple reality that there are plenty of people out there still making good money playing poker. Just because you aren’t making money from poker yet, doesn’t mean somebody else

Read More

Why Win $2.5 Million When You Can Win $5 Million From the MILLIONS Online Event?

partypoker players can land a bumper $5,000,000 payday this winter with the MILLIONS Online Sit & Go Jackpot $2.5M Booster promotion. Any player that secures their MILLIONS Online seat through special edition Sit & Go Jackpots running from October 8 until November 4, 2018 and then conquers the $20 million guaranteed event using that same […]

The post Why Win $2.5 Million When You Can Win $5 Million From the MILLIONS Online Event? appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

The 10 Greatest Poker and Gambling Songs Ever…

The 10 Greatest Poker and Gambling Songs Ever…

Countless songs by pop, country, rock, soul, and even heavy metal artists have found inspiration in the highs and lows of poker and gambling. These are some of our favourites to get you started on your own personal poker party soundtrack. Note: Each song title links to a YouTube page where the song can be […]

The post The 10 Greatest Poker and Gambling Songs Ever… appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

YmbertoZhukov Freerolls to $71K After Busting Anatoly Filatov!

Russian poker player “YmbertoZhukov” was going about his daily business while POWERFEST was running when he stumbled across an Instagram post from the partypoker pro Anatoly “NL_Profit” Filatov. The post gave details about the KO a Pro promotion that ran during the third and final week of the $60 million guaranteed festival; it was the […]

The post YmbertoZhukov Freerolls to $71K After Busting Anatoly Filatov! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

How to Make 50 Dollars a Day Playing Poker

People often ask me how they can make $50 a day playing poker. Or $100 a day playing poker, or some other multiple.

And there is a pretty easy answer to this question if we are talking about small amounts of money like this.

It isn’t easy to consistently make $50 or $100 a day playing poker. Because in poker some days you will win and some days you will lose. However, if you want to make $50

Read More

Power Series Special Edition Champion “julianpineda87” Turns $33 Into $20,666

Our first Power Series Special Edition champion has been crowned, step forward “julianpineda87”! Place Player Prize Bounty Prize 1 julianpineda87 $14,814 $5,852 2 ivichk0 $10,375 $2,013 3 dziiga $6,662 $2,508 4 todderaa $4,334 $1,179 5 Dr.Bahia $2,972 $899 6 Renato_Zek $2,015 $606 7 crazydaddy13 $1,414 $539 8 BFG_9000 $905 $577 We decided to run a […]

The post Power Series Special Edition Champion “julianpineda87” Turns $33 Into $20,666 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Brazil reign supreme as POWERFEST goes out with a bang

$69m awarded throughout partypoker’s largest festival to date The latest installment in partypoker’s flagship POWERFEST series concluded this past Sunday, 23 September, to sign off the site’s largest online festival to date. Across the course of the 22-day series, more than $69 million in prize money was awarded over 669 events, with 20 Championship Event […]

The post Brazil reign supreme as POWERFEST goes out with a bang appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Padraig’s Corner: A Cuckoo in the nest

Day 1 of the partypoker Irish Poker Masters got off to a flying start, at my table at least. One of the guys told us that three lads from Dublin were sharing a room. They’d had an early start and a late finish the evening before so were a little confused as to what had […]

The post Padraig’s Corner: A Cuckoo in the nest appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

These are the Two Best Poker Games for Beginners

A common question that people ask me is what are the best poker games for beginners. I think this is important to know because some games are far easier to learn than others.

As a poker beginner you also want to give yourself the best chance of winning right off the bat. Because this will help your confidence and make you want to learn and play more.

So here is a quick answer:

The best poker

Read More

PKO fans rejoice as massive value BIG Bounty Hunters launched

Bounty Hunter tournaments are some of the most-exciting and potentially lucrative multi-table tournaments found at partypoker, a fact that grows truer with the launch of the value-packed BIG Bounty Hunters. The new BIG Bounty Hunters shuffle up and deal for the first time at 19:00 CET on Monday 24th September and they are sure to […]

The post PKO fans rejoice as massive value BIG Bounty Hunters launched appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Final Day: Sami Kelopuro Wins Championship Event

What an incredible final day of action we had for POWERFEST with a staggering $6,816,872 being awarded to those skilful and lucky enough to navigate their way into the money. This takes the total prize money awarded during POWERFEST to more than $69.1 million! Finnish poker legend Sami “LarsLuzak1” Kelopuro was the biggest winner of […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Final Day: Sami Kelopuro Wins Championship Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 21: Kristen Butler Becomes POWERFEST Champion

The penultimate day of the $60 million POWERFEST saw another 29 champions crowned including our very own Kristen “Krissyb24” Bicknell who took down a $150,000 guaranteed PKO event for more than $21,000. $60 million POWERFEST: The story so far Days remaining: 1 Events played: 635 Events remaining: 35 Prize money awarded: $62,289,391 $60 million POWERFEST […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 21: Kristen Butler Becomes POWERFEST Champion appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 20: More Than $60 Million Paid Out!

The total prize money awarded during the current POWERFEST broke through the $60 million barrier on Day 20 when another $1,531,867 was paid out across 29 events. Let’s check out who won big on Day 20. $60 million POWERFEST: The story so far Days remaining: 2 Events played: 609 Events remaining: 61 Prize money awarded: […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 20: More Than $60 Million Paid Out! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 19: Steve O’Dwyer Wins the $25.5K SHR

A staggering $5,698,286 was paid out on Day 19 of POWERFEST thanks to the $25,500 Super High Roller smashing its $3 million guarantee by $900,000. It was Steve O’Dwyer who took down that huge event to secure the biggest online cash of his career. How much did O’Dwyer win? Let’s find out. $60 million POWERFEST: […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 19: Steve O’Dwyer Wins the $25.5K SHR appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker beefs up MILLIONS Online satellites, guaranteeing over $10m in seats

Over $90K in seats added every week as part of bumper satellite roster partypoker has enhanced its MILLIONS Online satellite offering, guaranteeing a combined $10 million and adding thousands more in seats to the landmark event. With a huge $20 million guaranteed between 25 November and 5 December 2018, MILLIONS Online is set become the […]

The post partypoker beefs up MILLIONS Online satellites, guaranteeing over $10m in seats appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 18: Emma Fullerton Banks $68.4K

Emma “cr3zyem34” Fullarton enjoyed a profitable session on Day 18 of the $60 million guaranteed POWERFEST after she won the $300,000 guaranteed six-max event for more than $68,000. More than $1.5 million was awarded on September 19th and more than $4.6 million is guaranteed today thanks in part to the $3 million guaranteed $25,500 buy-in […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 18: Emma Fullerton Banks $68.4K appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$57K worth of MILLIONS Online tickets must be won, come grab yours!

Keep your schedules free from September 20-30th because that’s when you have the chance to win a share of $57,000 worth of MILLIONS Online tickets just for playing in our fastforward cash games. The MILLIONS Online fastforward Rake Race runs for 11 days from September 20-30th and is split into three leaderboards to help as […]

The post $57K worth of MILLIONS Online tickets must be won, come grab yours! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 17: Jason Koon and Ike Haxton Win Big

A staggering $5,065,816 was paid out on Day 17 of the $60 million guaranteed POWERFEST, including a massive $424,112 to the winner of the $2 million guaranteed Championship Event. Let’s find out who got their hands on that gargantuan prize. $60 million POWERFEST: The story so far Days remaining: 5 Events played: 521 Events remaining: […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 17: Jason Koon and Ike Haxton Win Big appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Week 2: Brazilians Take Stranglehold Into Week 3

Brazil have extended their overall lead in the POWERFEST standings into the third and final week of partypoker’s flagship online series. With 75 wins as of the start of week 3, the South Americans continue to lead the UK (61) who remain in second place, over Russia (55 wins), Germany (32 wins) and Canada (26 […]

The post POWERFEST Week 2: Brazilians Take Stranglehold Into Week 3 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Week 2: Brazilians Take Stranglehold Into Week 3

Brazil have extended their overall lead in the POWERFEST standings into the third and final week of partypoker’s flagship online series. With 75 wins as of the start of week 3, the South Americans continue to lead the UK (61) who remain in second place, over Russia (55 wins), Germany (32 wins) and Canada (26 […]

The post POWERFEST Week 2: Brazilians Take Stranglehold Into Week 3 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Timofey ‘Trueteller’ Kuznetsov joins Team partypoker

Young Russian prodigy looking forward to bringing considerable online expertise to shape ecology of game partypoker is excited to welcome Timofey Kuznetsov to join Team partypoker. Known to be one of the best online poker players in the world, the partnership is a real coup for partypoker. Russian born Kuznetsov is only 27, but brings […]

The post Timofey ‘Trueteller’ Kuznetsov joins Team partypoker appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 16: lincownz Banks a $77K Score

Day 16 of the $60 million POWERFEST saw another $1,655,317 paid out with “lincownz” banking the largest score of the night courtesy of taking down a $300K guaranteed PKO event. Today is going to be absolutely massive thanks to a $2 million guaranteed Championship Event with a $10,300 buy-in and a $10,300 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 16: lincownz Banks a $77K Score appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

How Long Should Your Poker Sessions Be?

Something that people often ask me is how long should your poker sessions be. Should they be 30 minutes, 1 hour, 2 hours, 4 hours or more?

Well, here are some very rough guidelines

In general your poker session should be about 1 or 2 hours at the most if you are a beginner. If you are a professional poker player then your poker session can be anywhere between 2 and 8 hours. You should also

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 15: Ben Tollerene Wins a Championship Event

What a day the 15t day of the $60 million POWERFEST was. Thirty-five champions were crowned and a massive $6,872,414 was distributed among those finishing in the money, taking the total prize money awarded to $45,389,319. POWERFEST runs all this week and you can bet your bottom dollar that Ben “CowEyed” Tollerene will be at […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 15: Ben Tollerene Wins a Championship Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Week 3 Guarantees $27M Across 247 Events

There’s $27m in prize money still to be fought for as partypoker gets set to host the third and final week of its latest POWERFEST tournament series. That figure is almost half the amount guaranteed across the entire three-week schedule. 247 tournaments make up week 3 including Event #122 – $3M Gtd Super High Roller, […]

The post POWERFEST Week 3 Guarantees $27M Across 247 Events appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 14: IEatBears Excels

Day 14 of the $60 million POWERFEST saw another $1,487,393 awarded to those partypoker players who made it into the money places of the 29 events that took place. One of the biggest scores went to “IEatBears”, who shone on Day 14.. At this rate, we’re going to smash the $60 million of combined guarantees […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 14: IEatBears Excels appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 13: Patrick Leonard Wins Second Title

Team partypoker’s Patrick “Patrick_Leonard” Leonard secured his second POWERFEST title of the series on Day 13, a day that we paid out another $1,642,251 to those lucky and skilful enough to navigate their way into the money. At this rate, we’re going to smash the $60 million of combined guarantees as there are still nine […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 13: Patrick Leonard Wins Second Title appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 13: Patrick Leonard Wins Second Title

Team partypoker’s Patrick “Patrick_Leonard” Leonard secured his second POWERFEST title of the series on Day 13, a day that we paid out another $1,642,251 to those lucky and skilful enough to navigate their way into the money. At this rate, we’re going to smash the $60 million of combined guarantees as there are still nine […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 13: Patrick Leonard Wins Second Title appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 12: ElkY Bags a $72,000 Score

POWERFEST reached Day 12 on September 13th and saw another $3,207,435 awarded to those who reached the money place, taking the total prize money paid out to $35,387,261. At this rate, we’re going to smash the $60 million of combined guarantees as there are still 10 days of POWERFEST remaining, during which time another 10 […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 12: ElkY Bags a $72,000 Score appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Padraig’s Corner: Not Everyone’s Cup of Tea

This article first appeared in Bluff Europe Magazine I’ve been on the road for 3 weeks promoting partypoker’s Killarney event and generally having the craic in casinos, clubs and pubs in three countries. Whilst in London, I stayed with Irish player Rory Liffey, which is always good for a laugh. We ended up talking about […]

The post Padraig’s Corner: Not Everyone’s Cup of Tea appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 11: $74K Score For Joshua “slayerv1fan” Hoesel

The 12th day of POWERFEST saw another 29 champions crowned and more than $1.9 million in prize money paid out, taking the total for the series, as it reaches the halfway point, to a cool $32,17,826! Joshua “slayerv1fan” Hoesel won the biggest prize on Day 11, let’s see how much he got his hands on […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 11: $74K Score For Joshua “slayerv1fan” Hoesel appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Week 1: Brazilian Players Are Leading The Way

We have entered the second of three weeks of the $60 million guaranteed POWERFEST and it appears that players from Brazil are showing the rest of our customers how to enjoy themselves at partypoker. Through the first 246 of 670 scheduled events, players calling Brazil home lead the way in terms of number of cashes, […]

The post POWERFEST Week 1: Brazilian Players Are Leading The Way appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Week 1: Brazilian Players Are Leading The Way

We have entered the second of three weeks of the $60 million guaranteed POWERFEST and it appears that players from Brazil are showing the rest of our customers how to enjoy themselves at partypoker. Through the first 246 of 670 scheduled events, players calling Brazil home lead the way in terms of number of cashes, […]

The post POWERFEST Week 1: Brazilian Players Are Leading The Way appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 10: Sweden’s Niklas Astedt Triumphs in Championship Event

Another $60 million POWERFEST Championship Event has crowned its champion after Swedish superstar Niklas “Drulitooo” Astedt topped a field of 194 players to get his hands on a massive $203,900 cash haul. A total of $3,182,034 was paid on on Day 10 as the POWERFEST approaches the halfway stage. Let’s feast our eyes on the […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 10: Sweden’s Niklas Astedt Triumphs in Championship Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 9 : Big Bounty Hunter Prizes Galore

A whopping $1,901,566 was paid out on Day 9 of the three-week long $60 million guaranteed POWERFEST taking the total prize money awarded past the $27.2 million barrier. There was plenty of action at the partypoker tables with one of the PKO events seeing its $300,000 guarantee smashed by some $96,780, resulting in some big […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 9 : Big Bounty Hunter Prizes Galore appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

10 Poker Secrets the Pros Don’t Want You to Know About

Professional poker players keep a lot of secrets about how they play that they would rather most amateurs don’t discover.

These are the tips and tricks that allow them to get ahead and keep winning while most people continue to break even or lose and complain about their "bad luck."

So let’s dive right into the top 9 poker secrets that most poker pros don’t want you to know about!

1. It’s

Read More

Win the Ultimate Poker Prize: a $500,000 MILLIONS Passport

Win the Ultimate Poker Prize: a $500,000 MILLIONS Passport

Ever dreamed of becoming a professional poker player, travelling the world, visiting some luxurious venues and playing for your share of seven and eight-figure prize pools? With the $500,000 MILLIONS Passport promotion, you could be doing just that. The $500,000 MILLIONS Passport promotion runs online at partypoker from September 10-30th and, as the name suggests, […]

The post Win the Ultimate Poker Prize: a $500,000 MILLIONS Passport appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 8 : BackDoorMat Banks $227K

Day 8 of the $60 million POWERFEST was absolutely huge with 35 champions crowned and a cool $5,847,619 awarded to those partypoker players who navigated their way into the money. The biggest prize of the day weighed in at a combined $228,177, the prize awarded to “BackDoorMat” who took down one of two Championship Events […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 8 : BackDoorMat Banks $227K appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Win a $1,050 POWERFEST Ticket When You KO a Pro!

The $60 million guaranteed POWERFEST runs for three intense weeks, finally concluding on Sunday 23rd September. Weeks 2 and 3 are going to be huge – there’s $20 million guaranteed on Week 3 alone – and even more exciting thanks to a fantastic promotion revolving around knocking out our pros! Team partypoker will be out […]

The post Win a $1,050 POWERFEST Ticket When You KO a Pro! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Win a $1,050 POWERFEST Ticket When You KO a Pro!

The $60 million guaranteed POWERFEST runs for three intense weeks, finally concluding on Sunday 23rd September. Weeks 2 and 3 are going to be huge – there’s $20 million guaranteed on Week 3 alone – and even more exciting thanks to a fantastic promotion revolving around knocking out our pros! Team partypoker will be out […]

The post Win a $1,050 POWERFEST Ticket When You KO a Pro! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 7: Patrick Leonard Wins 6-Max PKO!

Saturday 8th September saw another $1,478,986 awarded in our $60 million POWERFEST events and Team partypoker excelled at the tables. Patrick “Patrick_Leonard” Leonard took down an event, Kristen “Krissyb24” Bicknell finished second in one and final tabled another, plus Renato “renatonomura” Nomura went super deep in a $00K Gtd event. $60 million POWERFEST: The story […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 7: Patrick Leonard Wins 6-Max PKO! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 7: Patrick Leonard Wins 6-Max PKO!

Saturday 8th September saw another $1,478,986 awarded in our $60 million POWERFEST events and Team partypoker excelled at the tables. Patrick “Patrick_Leonard” Leonard took down an event, Kristen “Krissyb24” Bicknell finished second in one and final tabled another, plus Renato “renatonomura” Nomura went super deep in a $00K Gtd event. $60 million POWERFEST: The story […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 7: Patrick Leonard Wins 6-Max PKO! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 6: British Stars Excel in PKO Events

Day 6 of the $60 million POWERFEST saw another $1,602,354 paid out to those who navigated their way into the money places, meaning we have now awarded $18 million during the first week of the series. “DOnt_DO-iT” won the most money on Day 6, but there were also victories for two prominent British pros. Keep […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 6: British Stars Excel in PKO Events appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 5: Andras Nemeth Wins a Championship Event

Another $3,603,490 was awarded on Day 5 of the $60 million POWERFEST, taking the total prize money paid out to an impressive $16,374,444 with another two weeks to go! There were some massive scores on Day 5, including one worth almost $180,000, let’s discover who won big on September 6th. $60 million POWERFEST: The story […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 5: Andras Nemeth Wins a Championship Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 4: Big scores for Ilijix133 and skippyskip5

Day 4 of the three-week long $60 million POWERFEST is in the bag with another 29 champions crowned and a cool $1,902,947 paid out, taking the total prize money awarded to $12,770,954. The biggest scores of the day came in the $300K Gtd 6-Max, which ended in a heads-up chop. How much did that heads-up […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 4: Big scores for Ilijix133 and skippyskip5 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 3: Leon Tsoukernik wins Championship Event

Day 3 of the $60 million POWERFEST saw another 30 champions crowned, including a familiar face in the POWERFEST #016-SHR: $1M Gtd Championship Event. Leon Tsoukernik, owner of the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, hosts of the World Series of Poker Circuit Kings and World Series of Poker Europe, topped a field of 204 entrants to […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 3: Leon Tsoukernik wins Championship Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 3: Leon Tsoukernik wins Championship Event

Day 3 of the $60 million POWERFEST saw another 30 champions crowned, including a familiar face in the POWERFEST #016-SHR: $1M Gtd Championship Event. Leon Tsoukernik, owner of the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, hosts of the World Series of Poker Circuit Kings and World Series of Poker Europe, topped a field of 204 entrants to […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 3: Leon Tsoukernik wins Championship Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 2: Third-place finish for Joao Simao

Day 2 was another thrilling day for POWERFEST fans with 29 events taking place between 16:00 and 00:00 CET. During that time a cool $1,948,974 was paid out, including a significant chunk to Team partypoker’s Joao “joaosimaobh” Simao in the $100K Gtd Mix-Max event. $60 million POWERFEST: The story so far Events played: 64 Events […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 2: Third-place finish for Joao Simao appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Can You Make Money Playing Poker? Yes, Use THIS Strategy

Something that people often ask me is can you make money playing poker. And believe me I get it, I was pretty skeptical at first as well.

The answer to this question is yes, you can make money playing poker, but you need to use a specific strategy. More specifically, this means playing in the right games, playing against the right people and playing the right cards. In order to make money

Read More

$60 million POWERFEST Day 1: Filatov Wins $159,000!

The $60 million guaranteed POWERFEST got off to a fantastic start on September 2nd with the first 35 of 670 scheduled events awarding more than $5.5 million to those who navigated their way into the money places. Several members of Team partypoker helped themselves to big score, although none were as substantial as the $159,000 […]

The post $60 million POWERFEST Day 1: Filatov Wins $159,000! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Padraig’s Corner: From Paris to London to Skibbereen, Killarney Calling

I went to Paris in 1996 for two weeks. I stayed 19 years. So was a little concerned when I went there recently to promote the partypoker LIVE Irish Poker Masters (€1,000,000 Gtd for €1,150 buyin) but much to the relief of the French, I got home safe. The Irish not so much. When I […]

The post Padraig’s Corner: From Paris to London to Skibbereen, Killarney Calling appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Kristen Bicknell’s Top 5 POWERFEST tips for success

Team partypoker’s Kristen Bicknell, the number one ranked female poker tournament player according to the Global Poker Index, knows a thing or two about MTTs so we picked her brains and asked her for five POWERFEST tips. After months of living out of a suitcase, I’m really looking forward to being at home for a […]

The post Kristen Bicknell’s Top 5 POWERFEST tips for success appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker gets set for $60 milllion GTD POWERFEST

partypoker’s biggest ever online POWERFEST series kicks off this Sunday, 2 September. Guaranteeing over $60 million in prize money, the latest edition marks partypoker’s largest POWERFEST to date, with 670 separate tournaments scheduled across Micro, Low, Medium, High, High Roller and Super High Roller tiers with buy-ins ranging from $1.10 to $25,500. There’s over $20 […]

The post partypoker gets set for $60 milllion GTD POWERFEST appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Best Poker Instagram Accounts You Need to be Following [2018]

Instagram has really blown up in recent years as arguably the #1 social media platform. And poker players have taken to it in large numbers.

It’s kind of a perfect match after all. Because poker is a very visual game and Instagram is the perfect way to share all your poker triumphs (and defeats) with the world!

So in this article I am going to list the best poker instagram accounts that you

Read More

partypoker LIVE and WPT Unveil Amazing WPT Montreal Schedule

Only one day after announcing our four-year partnership with the World Poker Tour, partypoker LIVE and World Poker Tour are delighted to unveil the first of its kind WPT festival taking place in late October at the Playground Poker Club in Montreal, Canada. Season XVII WPT Montreal Festival Schedule Event Dates Buy-in (CAD) Guarantee (CAD) […]

The post partypoker LIVE and WPT Unveil Amazing WPT Montreal Schedule appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker LIVE and World Poker Tour join forces in Canada and Europe

partypoker LIVE and World Poker Tour join forces in Canada and Europe

A four-year partnership has been signed by partypoker LIVE and the World Poker Tour giving poker players more choice of where to play. Up to seven events, each with guaranteed prize pools of up to €3 million, have been pencilled in to take place across Europe and Canada. The first scheduled event takes place in […]

The post partypoker LIVE and World Poker Tour join forces in Canada and Europe appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Patrick Leonard: “The tables are sexier and more fun to play”

Patrick Leonard: “The tables are sexier and more fun to play”

Team partypoker’s Patrick Leonard gives his thoughts on the brand-new partypoker software. Wednesday 22nd August 2018 will go down as a very special day for me. It was the first day I didn’t press the snooze button on my iphone X after being woke up by some ridiculous sounding alarm. Why? Because I was super […]

The post Patrick Leonard: “The tables are sexier and more fun to play” appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

5 Proven Ways to Stop Losing at Poker

We’ve all been there.

You sit down at the poker table to play another session and despite your best efforts you leave with less chips than you started with.

They hit their flush again, straight on the river and so on. You just can’t seem to win a hand of poker! It all seems hopeless, you are totally sick of losing at poker.

Sound familiar?

If so then this article is for you. Because I am

Read More

Win a $12K Caribbean Poker Party Package for only $10 in our CPP Sit & Go Jackpots

Sit & Go Jackpot tournaments are hugely popular at partypoker thanks to them giving you the chance to turn a small investment into a massive payday. We recently launched our MILLIONS Online Sit & Go Jackpot games and now we have a new special edition for you to get your teeth into: the Caribbean Poker […]

The post Win a $12K Caribbean Poker Party Package for only $10 in our CPP Sit & Go Jackpots appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Don’t miss these POWERFEST Tips from some of the world’s best poker players

The $60 million guaranteed POWERFEST heads to partypoker from September 2nd and brings with it 670 fantastic tournaments over the course of three weeks. Tens of thousands of poker players from around the world will descend on partypoker, including many members of the Team partypoker stable. We are extremely proud of all our Team partypoker […]

The post Don’t miss these POWERFEST Tips from some of the world’s best poker players appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

How Many Hands Per Hour in Online Poker? Here are the Numbers

If you play a lot of online poker something that you need to know is how many hands per hour your play. The reason why this is important is because some games deal much faster than others.

For instance:

Typically you will get dealt about 75 hands per hour in online poker at a 9-max table and 90 hands per hour at a 6-max table. In fast fold poker games like Zoom, Zone or Snap you will usually

Read More

Check out the latest software update for a massively enhanced playing experience

partypoker has yesterday introduced a number of improvements to its online Windows download poker client as part of the site’s latest desktop software update. The release provides greater options for players around table appearance and functionality, and brings various gameplay enhancements. Key new table features include: Improved, larger table design Customisable table felts and backgrounds […]

The post Check out the latest software update for a massively enhanced playing experience appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Turn $10 into a chance of $2.5 million in minutes with MILLIONS Online Sit & Go Jackpots

Turn $10 into a chance of $2.5 million in minutes with MILLIONS Online Sit & Go Jackpots

The record-breaking $20 million guaranteed MILLIONS Online event is rapidly approaching, an online tournament that has seen its guaranteed quadrupled from the 2017 edition and one that guarantees the champion will win a life-changing $2.5 million. MILLIONS Online satellites run around the clock at partypoker from as little as $0.01 while it is also possible […]

The post Turn $10 into a chance of $2.5 million in minutes with MILLIONS Online Sit & Go Jackpots appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Best Poker Youtube Channels You Need to Watch [2018]

Poker on YouTube has really taken off in the last several years. There are people making poker vlogs, instructional videos, poker lifestyle videos, poker hand reviews, you name it!

Pretty much if you are looking for good poker content on YouTube these days, there is definitely something out there for you.

So I put together this list of all the best poker YouTube channels that you need to be

Read More

Short Stack Poker Strategy (Free Poker Chart)

People often ask me what is the best short stack poker strategy these days. This means when you are down to 10 or 20 big blinds in a cash game or a poker tournament by the way.

Please note that short stack poker strategy and mid stack poker strategy are absolutely NOT the same thing. They require very different strategies.

If you came here looking for advice on mid stack poker strategy (e.g. 50

Read More

partypoker adds more POWERFEST value with ‘Click Cards’ promotion

POWERFEST tickets worth up to $5,200 to be won every day during series partypoker has added CLICK & COLLECT ‘Click Cards’ to its suite of promotions in place for the upcoming POWERFEST series, adding even more value for players over the coming weeks. Players simply need to log into their accounts every day during the […]

The post partypoker adds more POWERFEST value with ‘Click Cards’ promotion appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Daniel Negreanu MasterClass Review – A Complete Walkthrough

Recently the Daniel Negreanu MasterClass was launched. And like many of you I was excited to see what would be inside this new poker course.

Daniel Negreanu’s accomplishments in poker kind of speak for themselves. He has $40 million dollars in live poker tournament winnings and he is arguably the most famous poker player on the planet.

So the great thing about this poker educational program

Read More

$36,500 MILLIONS World Satellites go live this Sunday

As you are no doubt aware, this November we will all be flying out to the super sunny and ultra-luxurious Baha Mar resort in the Bahamas for this year’s Caribbean Poker Party. If you fancy joining us and checking out this really rather stunning resort in style then here’s your chance to bag yourself one […]

The post $36,500 MILLIONS World Satellites go live this Sunday appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Best Poker Software – Learn What the Pros Use

I get asked about the best poker software or best poker tools to use in 2018 more than almost any other question. And I believe me, I get it.

It is a bit of a jungle out there!

So as a 10+ year professional poker player I am going to give you an inside look into exactly what poker software I have personally used to create some of the highest winnings ever recorded at the micro stakes.

If you

Read More

partypoker’s Anatoly Filatov Wins 2018 LIVE MILLIONS Russia Main Event

partypoker ambassador Anatoly Filatov out lasted 916 runners to win $885,106 (USD) at the MILLIONS Russia Main Event at the Casino Sochi on Monday evening. Among those runners were the esteemed names, and fellow partypoker ambassadors, Maria Lampropulos, Dzmitry Urbanovich and Bertand “Elky” Grospellier. Only last week in our PokerPodcast Anatoly was in discussion with […]

The post partypoker’s Anatoly Filatov Wins 2018 LIVE MILLIONS Russia Main Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

15 Best Poker Bluffing Tips Used by the Pros

It is hard to find good poker bluffing tips these days. Most books and videos just focus on teaching you how to play your good hands well.

But what if you have a crappy hand and you just want to bluff them out of the pot?

Well that is why I decided to come up with this list of the 15 best poker bluffing tips that the pros use to win more pots with junk hands.

Hopefully this will help some of

Read More

Padraig’s Corner: Killarney Warm Up

I recently spent time playing with the Northern Irish lads promoting the upcoming partypoker IRISH POKER MASTERS. These lads love the game and why an activity that crosses the political and religious divide in that part of the world is illegal is beyond comprehension. The craic was mighty as ever. A guy was telling us […]

The post Padraig’s Corner: Killarney Warm Up appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Apology from partypoker following downtime of 9 August 2018

At around 20:00 CEST on 9 August 2018, partypoker experienced an outage in operations across its online gaming platforms lasting several hours, due to a third-party DDoS attack on our services. This interruption resulted in various player issues including pauses in gameplay and the inability to log into the software. These issues primarily affected Multi-Table […]

The post Apology from partypoker following downtime of 9 August 2018 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Should You Quit Your Job and Play Poker? (Read This First)

Many people dream about quitting their job to play poker for a living. I know this because I get the emails all the time from people who tell me that this is their goal.

But as somebody who actually did quit my job to play poker professionally over 10 years ago, I think it is necessary that I let you know what it is really like.

Because I think many people have this rosy vision of

Read More

Big Power Series Changes and Improvements Are Afoot

We pride ourselves, here at partypoker, on being the online poker site that not only listens to its players but acts of the wishes of those players. After all, without you the players, there is no partypoker. Our Team partypoker members, be they sponsored pros or ambassadors, are constantly interacting with our customers on social […]

The post Big Power Series Changes and Improvements Are Afoot appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Promotions announced for biggest ever partypoker POWERFEST

partypoker has announced a suite of promotions designed to reward players throughout the upcoming POWERFEST series. Running 2-23 September 2018, the latest POWERFEST instalment is set to become partypoker’s largest ever online festival, and as always there are plenty of ways for players to boost their bankrolls on top of the $60m guaranteed prize money […]

The post Promotions announced for biggest ever partypoker POWERFEST appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Monster Series III Day 8: AllFallsDown Wins the Championship Event

What a thrilling conclusion to Monster Series Day 8 was. Almost $600,000 awarded across the 21 events, including a massive $202,260 from the $200K Gtd Championship event won by the one and only “AllFallsDown”. Monster Series III: The Story So Far Events completed: 171 Events remaining: 0 Total prize money awarded: $2,557,147 Monster Series III: […]

The post Monster Series III Day 8: AllFallsDown Wins the Championship Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Monster Series III Day 7: rollshark wins the Ladies High Event

Another $237,040 was awarded across another 24 Monster Series events on Day 7 of this amazing series. That takes the total prize money won to an incredible $1,960,708 with one more day left to run, with Sunday featuring a $200,000 guaranteed Championship Event. Let’s check out who won big on Day 7 of the $2.1 […]

The post Monster Series III Day 7: rollshark wins the Ladies High Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Poker Copilot Review – A Comprehensive Walkthrough

For the past decade in online poker two HUDs have dominated, PokerTracker and Hold’em Manager. They are the Coke and Pepsi of the poker HUD world.

I have written about both of them extensively on this website in the past. And as a long time online professional poker player myself, I have always used one of them.

Always having HUD data available on my opponents has helped me win tens of

Read More

Monster Series III Day 6: A Big Win For elplaguita

Another $235,472 was awarded across another 21 Monster Series events on Day 6 of this amazing series. That takes the total prize money won to an incredible $1,488,196 with another two days left to run, with Sunday featuring a $200,000 guaranteed Championship Event. Let’s check out who won big on Day 6 of the $2.1 […]

The post Monster Series III Day 6: A Big Win For elplaguita appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Monster Series III Day 5: Almost $1.5 Million Won So Far

Another $262,417 was awarded across another 21 Monster Series events on Day 5 of this amazing series. That takes the total prize money won to an incredible $1,488,196 with another three days left to run, with Sunday featuring a $200,000 guaranteed Championship Event. Let’s check out who won big on Day 5 of the $2.1 […]

The post Monster Series III Day 5: Almost $1.5 Million Won So Far appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker Pros Give Their 2018/19 Premier League Predictions

The 2018/19 Premier League season kicks off for the first time on Friday 10th August when Manchester United play host to Leicester City at Old Trafford. Premier League betting is available at partybets, so we thought we’d pick the brains of our football-loving pros to see how they see this season panning out. Who Will […]

The post partypoker Pros Give Their 2018/19 Premier League Predictions appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Bruno Fitoussi announced as a new ambassador for partypoker LIVE

International poker star to bring wealth of industry experience to role partypoker LIVE is excited to welcome Bruno Fitoussi as an ambassador for live events in Europe. French born Bruno ‘King’ Fitoussi, brings over 30 years’ experience to the newly created role and will join ElkY (Bertrand Grospellier) on the European team of ambassadors. Fitoussi […]

The post Bruno Fitoussi announced as a new ambassador for partypoker LIVE appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Monster Series III Day 4: More Than $1.2 Million Paid Out!

Day 4 of the Monster Series saw another 21 champions crowned and $262,157 awarded to those who finished in the money. This takes the total prize money won so far to more than $1.2 million and we are only four days into the festival! Let’s discover who won big on Day 4 of this amazing […]

The post Monster Series III Day 4: More Than $1.2 Million Paid Out! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Monster Series III Day 3: Urbanovich With Several Cashes

Day 3 of the Monster Series saw another 21 champions crowned and $267,531 awarded to those who finished in the money. This takes the total prize money won so far to almost $1 million and we are only three day in! Team partypoker’s Dzmitry “Dzmitry_Urbanov” Urbanovich went deep in the Monster #18-High: $5K Gtd 6-Max […]

The post Monster Series III Day 3: Urbanovich With Several Cashes appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Good Zoom Poker Win Rates for 2018

People ask me all the time what is a good Zoom poker win rate. And it is always hard to say precisely because it depends on how many tables you play, your skill level, what stakes you are playing and so on.

But I get this question often enough that I have decided to put together this list of what I would consider to be good Zoom poker win rates in 2018. These are the win rates that the very

Read More

Monster Series III Day 2: Near Miss for Natalia Breviglieri

Day 2 of the $2.1 million Monster Series III saw another 21 champions crowned and a cool $258,731 awarded to those who navigated their way into the money of these events. Team partypoker’s Natalia “N4talB” Breviglieri managed to put together a deep run in one of the high event while streaming on Twitch, but ultimately […]

The post Monster Series III Day 2: Near Miss for Natalia Breviglieri appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Monster Series III Day 1: galinhao wins the $100K Gtd

Monster Series III kicked off on Sunday 29th July and what an opening day it was. Some 21 champions were crowned and an incredible $437,360 awarded to those players who navigated their way into the money places of those events. Let’s take a look at three of the biggest Monster Series events on Day 1. […]

The post Monster Series III Day 1: galinhao wins the $100K Gtd appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker guarantees over $60m for biggest ever POWERFEST

partypoker has released the full schedule for its upcoming flagship POWERFEST series, set to guarantee over $60,000,000 from 2-23 September 2018. Following the success of recent editions, guarantees have been boosted by 50% – making the ninth POWERFEST instalment partypoker’s biggest ever online series. A total of 670 events will run during the 22 days, […]

The post partypoker guarantees over $60m for biggest ever POWERFEST appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker guarantees over $60m for biggest ever POWERFEST

partypoker has released the full schedule for its upcoming flagship POWERFEST series, set to guarantee over $60,000,000 from 2-23 September 2018. Following the success of recent editions, guarantees have been boosted by 50% – making the ninth POWERFEST instalment partypoker’s biggest ever online series. A total of 670 events will run during the 22 days, […]

The post partypoker guarantees over $60m for biggest ever POWERFEST appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Five Monster Series Tips From Joao Simao

Team partypoker’s Joao Simao is one of the world’s best poker tournament players. With live earnings of more than $2.1 million and online winnings of almost $7.4 million, it is safe to say Joao knows a thing or two about multi-table tournaments. So who better to give five tips for enjoying a successful Monster Series […]

The post Five Monster Series Tips From Joao Simao appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

The Top 100 Best Poker Quotes of All Time

There have been a lot of great poker quotes over the years from legends of the game like Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson, superstar players like Daniel Negreanu, and even from famous poker movies like Rounders.

And I don’t know about you, but even as a professional poker player for many years, I have always considered myself just a pure fan of the game and all it’s characters as well.

So I

Read More

$66,000 to be Won in the fastforward Rake Race

fastforward is not only an exhilarating way to play online poker cash games, it can also be extremely profitable thanks to the fastforward Rake Race that runs from July 19-29th. Two daily leaderboards take place every day at partypoker until July 29th with combined prizes of $6,000. We will have awarded $66,000 by the time […]

The post $66,000 to be Won in the fastforward Rake Race appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker welcomes Ludovic Geilich to Team partypoker

‘Gr4vyBo4t’ pledges to bring vast PLO expertise to the table partypoker is delighted to welcome Ludovic Geilich to Team partypoker. The UK-based pro joins the likes of Jason Koon, ElkY and Ike Haxton as the latest in a long line of star-studded pros making their commitment to partypoker. With over $2 million in live lifetime […]

The post partypoker welcomes Ludovic Geilich to Team partypoker appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

The 10 Best Poker Starting Hands Finally Revealed

Do you have a favorite hand in poker? How about a lucky hand that you always seem to win with? Many people have superstitions like this about what is the best poker starting hand.

However, the truth is that there are clear winners and losers in terms of the profitability of certain hands. In other words, some poker starting hands tend to win much more often than others.

So in this article

Read More

partypoker LIVE announces full schedule for Caribbean Poker Party

partypoker LIVE returns to the Caribbean as part of its MILLIONS series of events and has announced the full schedule. Caribbean Poker Party takes place at a brand-new location this year, the stunning Baha Mar Resort in The Bahamas. The Main Event has a huge $10 million guarantee, double on last year’s prize pool. At […]

The post partypoker LIVE announces full schedule for Caribbean Poker Party appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Check out these value-packed Monster Series promotions

Monster Series runs from July 25th to August 5th and it not only has $2.1 million worth of guaranteed prize pools to play for, this Monster Series also has three fantastic promotions that are brimming with value. Cash Game Monster Hour Cash Game Monster Hour runs once per day throughout the Monster Series and sees […]

The post Check out these value-packed Monster Series promotions appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Tournament Master Class Review: A Complete Walkthrough

It is really hard to find good information on how to beat poker tournaments these days. Most of the best poker educational material available is for cash games.

So when I heard that Upswing Poker had launched it’s own poker tournament course with Doug Polk and Pratyush Buddiga I knew I had to check it out.

Buddiga is a well known tournament pro with a vast knowledge of this format and Polk

Read More

Padraig’s Corner: Poker in Wonderland

Instead of being in Vegas as planned, I was in another of my favourite places. Galway. Galway is my second home. Or my first one, I suppose. I was delighted, in my role as partypoker’s Irish ambassador, to be bringing the Grand Prix Tour there for the first time. I knew it’d be great craic. […]

The post Padraig’s Corner: Poker in Wonderland appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Check Out These Awesome PP LIVE Dollars Promotions

You’ve probably heard a lot of noise surrounding partypoker LIVE Dollars (PP LIVE Dollars) recently and rightly so because this unique feature is an awesome idea that gives you, our valued players, the ultimate in flexibility when it comes to playing on the partypoker LIVE tour. PP LIVE Dollars can be won online at partypoker […]

The post Check Out These Awesome PP LIVE Dollars Promotions appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Six Monsters to Watch for at the Poker Tables During Monster Series

Six Monsters to Watch for at the Poker Tables During Monster Series

The latest edition of the partypoker Monster Series shuffles up and deals on July 29th with the first of 171 tournaments, so what better way to build up to the $2 million guaranteed series than by looking at six monsters who the partypoker blog thinks could become Monster Series champions. Frankenstein Frankenstein, or Frankenstein’s Monster […]

The post Six Monsters to Watch for at the Poker Tables During Monster Series appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

70% of Poker Players Lose. Here’s How to Fix That.

I have heard conservative estimates many times that at least 70% of poker players lose in the long run after the rake is taken out.

And I believe it. In fact, I think it might even be higher!

This is crazy though. Why do so many people lose at this silly little card game? How can it be so hard to beat incredibly low stakes like NL2 and NL5 online or $1/$2 live in particular?

Well I am going

Read More

France Lead the Click Card Championships, But They Can Still Be Caught

The Click Card Championships have been running since June 14th and continue to do so until July 15 when the 2018 FIFA World Cup concludes. partypoker players have been busy grinding away in cash games, tournaments, sit & go jackpot games in addition to playing casino games and placing sports bets to earn points for […]

The post France Lead the Click Card Championships, But They Can Still Be Caught appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Padraig’s Corner: Making Americans

A couple of weeks ago, the partypoker Grand Prix Tour came to Galway for the first time. My main concern was not the guarantee (that was not going to be a problem as we had the local Eglinton Club as a partner) but that the sheer expectation of great craic, based on the fun we […]

The post Padraig’s Corner: Making Americans appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Padraig’s Corner: Making Americans

A couple of weeks ago, the partypoker Grand Prix Tour came to Galway for the first time. My main concern was not the guarantee (that was not going to be a problem as we had the local Eglinton Club as a partner) but that the sheer expectation of great craic, based on the fun we […]

The post Padraig’s Corner: Making Americans appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker Monster Series returns with over $2 million guaranteed

Third instalment of Monster Series set to run 29 July – 6 August, 2018 over 171 events The popular online ‘Monster Series’ is returning to partypoker for its third instalment from 29 July – 6 August, 2018, guaranteeing over $2m in prize money. Following the success of the previous two low-to-mid-stakes festivals, partypoker has expanded […]

The post partypoker Monster Series returns with over $2 million guaranteed appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Full Irish Poker Masters Scheduled Released

If you love your poker tournaments to have massive guarantees for relatively low buy-ins you need to head to the INEC & Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney, Ireland between September 5-9th because that’s when the partypoker LIVE Irish Poker Masters takes place. The €1 million guaranteed Irish Poker Master Main Event runs from September 6-9 and […]

The post Full Irish Poker Masters Scheduled Released appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

How to Make $500 a Month Playing Poker

Could you use an extra $500 a month playing poker? Most people would probably answer yes to that question. And luckily it actually isn’t as difficult as you might think.

In fact, even for a mediocre poker player, with consistent play, this amount can be made fairly easily at the lowest stakes online like NL2, NL5 or NL10 or in a live poker cash game like $1/$2.

I know because I have done it

Read More

Caribbean Poker Party Packages Can Now be Won Everyday

You now have the chance to win a $12,000 package to the 2018 Caribbean Poker Party Main Event every day at partypoker. The 2018 Caribbean Poker Party takes place from November 9-18 at the luxurious Baha Mar in The Bahamas, a brand-new venue for the partypoker LIVE tour. This year’s Main Event has the same […]

The post Caribbean Poker Party Packages Can Now be Won Everyday appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Team partypoker in Las Vegas: The Story So Far

You will be aware that the 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) is in full swing over in fabulous Las Vegas, unless you have been hiding under a rock that is. Tens of thousands of the world’s best poker players are in Sin City for the WSOP and the several dozen other tournaments taking place […]

The post Team partypoker in Las Vegas: The Story So Far appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Is PokerStars Rigged? Here Are the Facts

People still ask me all the time if PokerStars is rigged. Or if online poker in general is rigged.

And I have never written an article about it before because I think this just legitimizes what is inherently a pretty ridiculous question.

But I know that the emails and the comments about online poker being rigged won’t stop. And therefore hopefully this article will solve the Great Debate once

Read More

£5 Million Guaranteed MILLIONS UK Heads to Dusk Till Dawn

Nottingham hosts world-famous poker tournament from September 29th – October 7th MILLIONS UK returns for Season 2 of the partypoker LIVE tour and brings with it a massive £5 million guarantee following the success of the first MILLIONS event held at Dusk Till Dawn Casino. Poker players from all over the world can win their […]

The post £5 Million Guaranteed MILLIONS UK Heads to Dusk Till Dawn appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WSOP-C Playground 2018 heads to Quebec

Playground Poker Club will host the world-famous poker tournament from August 23rd to September 3rd 2018 The World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOP-C) is returning to Canada after a two-year absence. Players travelling to Quebec later this year will get to play in this prestigious event, now in the Playground Poker Club, Montreal. The Main […]

The post WSOP-C Playground 2018 heads to Quebec appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

The World of Sam Trickett

Team partypoker’s Sam Trickett is one of the biggest names in poker and one of the biggest winners in both tournament poker and cash games so we have decided to make a documentary about him. Introducing “The World of Sam Trickett.” Sam has had some exceptional results in his career so far, including a runner-up […]

The post The World of Sam Trickett appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

The World of Sam Trickett

Team partypoker’s Sam Trickett is one of the biggest names in poker and one of the biggest winners in both tournament poker and cash games so we have decided to make a documentary about him. Introducing “The World of Sam Trickett.” Sam has had some exceptional results in his career so far, including a runner-up […]

The post The World of Sam Trickett appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

6 Extremely Easy Ways to Play the Turn More Profitably

Learning how to play the turn in poker more profitably can be one of the best things you can do for your overall results. And the reason why is that so many pots are won or lost on this street.

And if you really want to get ahead in poker, then you are going to have to learn to start taking away more than you fair share of pots on the turn. This is especially the case when nobody really has

Read More

Check Out This Exclusive Podcast with Team partypoker’s Jason Koon

Team partypoker’s Jason Koon is in the form of his life. The West Virginian has won more than $9.3 million so far during 2018 and we’re not even halfway through June! Koon won the HK$1,000,000 No Limit Hold’em short Deck Ante Only event at the partypoker LIVE sponsored Triton Super High Roller Series in Montenegro […]

The post Check Out This Exclusive Podcast with Team partypoker’s Jason Koon appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Win up to $500 every six hours in the Sit & Go Jackpot Quick-Fire Leaderboards

Our Sit & Go Jackpot tournaments are already hugely popular thanks to them giving you the opportunity to win up to $1.02 million in a matter of minutes. They are set to become even more exciting over the next couple of weekend because we have launched the Sit & Go Jackpot Quick-Fire Leaderboards. The Sit […]

The post Win up to $500 every six hours in the Sit & Go Jackpot Quick-Fire Leaderboards appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

My New Poker Strategy: Less Tables, More Study and Brand Building

Let’s face it, poker has changed a lot over the years. This is especially true for the online version of the game.

I can still remember the "good old days" when I could hop on 12+ NL100 tables on PokerStars and be able to literally print money at $100+ an hour almost in my sleep.

I think I and several others thought it would last forever. This was pretty naive thinking looking back now.

Read More

KO Series Day 8: Huge Scores in the Championship Events

Day 8, the final day’s action, of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series saw another 29 champions crowned and $2,606,136 of prize money awarded to those finishing in the money places. “LordPuasonG” and “Aspartam1967” were crowned champions in the two $500,000 Championship Events and walked away with huge scores. Let’s take a look at some […]

The post KO Series Day 8: Huge Scores in the Championship Events appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

KO Series Day 7: All4Nothing with a $25K Score

Day 7 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series saw another 28 champions crowned and $876,236 of prize money awarded to those finishing in the money places. This takes the total events played up to 169 and a cool $8,151,949 of prize money distributed. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the […]

The post KO Series Day 7: All4Nothing with a $25K Score appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

KO Series Day 6: LoSientoGrace Wins Again

Day 6 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series saw another 28 champions crowned and $857,983 of prize money awarded to those finishing in the money places. This takes the total events played up to 169 and a cool $7,275,713 of prize money distributed. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the […]

The post KO Series Day 6: LoSientoGrace Wins Again appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WSOP Circuit Brazil 2018 heads to Rio de Janeiro this September

The luxurious Copacabana Palace will play host to a feast of poker this Autumn as the WSOP Circuit Brazil teams up with partypoker LIVE from September 25 – October 2, 2018. Sponsored by partypoker LIVE, the event takes in the iconic city of Rio de Janeiro to give Brazilian poker fans another taste of the […]

The post WSOP Circuit Brazil 2018 heads to Rio de Janeiro this September appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WSOP Circuit Brazil 2018 heads to Rio de Janeiro this September

The luxurious Copacabana Palace will play host to a feast of poker this Autumn as the WSOP Circuit Brazil teams up with partypoker LIVE from September 25 – October 2, 2018. Sponsored by partypoker LIVE, the event takes in the iconic city of Rio de Janeiro to give Brazilian poker fans another taste of the […]

The post WSOP Circuit Brazil 2018 heads to Rio de Janeiro this September appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WSOP Circuit Brazil 2018 heads to Rio de Janeiro this September

The luxurious Copacabana Palace will play host to a feast of poker this Autumn as the WSOP Circuit Brazil teams up with partypoker LIVE from September 25 – October 2, 2018. Sponsored by partypoker LIVE, the event takes in the iconic city of Rio de Janeiro to give Brazilian poker fans another taste of the […]

The post WSOP Circuit Brazil 2018 heads to Rio de Janeiro this September appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

KO Series Day 5: Huge Score For LoSientoGrace

Day 5 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series saw another 28 champions crowned and $941,652 of prize money awarded to those finishing in the money places. This takes the total events played up to 141 and a cool $6,417,730 of prize money distributed. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the […]

The post KO Series Day 5: Huge Score For LoSientoGrace appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

KO Series Day 5: Huge Score For LoSientoGrace

Day 5 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series saw another 28 champions crowned and $941,652 of prize money awarded to those finishing in the money places. This takes the total events played up to 141 and a cool $6,417,730 of prize money distributed. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the […]

The post KO Series Day 5: Huge Score For LoSientoGrace appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Triton Poker joins forces with partypoker LIVE at MILLIONS Russia

Triton Poker joins forces with partypoker LIVE at MILLIONS Russia

Super High Roller specialist adds two new events to action-packed line-up Elite Super High Roller brand, Triton Poker has again partnered with partypoker LIVE to add two new events to the MILLIONS Russia schedule, cementing the partnership between the world’s most prestigious Super High Roller brand and the world’s biggest poker tour. Known for its […]

The post Triton Poker joins forces with partypoker LIVE at MILLIONS Russia appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

KO Series Day 4: We’re Halfway There!

Day 4 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series saw another 28 champions crowned and $913,686 of prize money awarded to those finishing in the money places. This takes the total events played up to 113 and a cool $5,476,078 of prize money distributed. As Jon Bon Jovi sang in Livin’ On A Prayer, “we’re […]

The post KO Series Day 4: We’re Halfway There! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

KO Series Day 3: Roberto Romanello Runner-up in the $200K

Day 3 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series saw another 28 champions crowned and $991,509 of prize money awarded to those finishing in the money places. This takes the total events played up to 85 and a cool $4,562,392 of prize money distributed. Team partypoker’s Roberto “WelshWizard” Romanello came agonisingly close to winning his […]

The post KO Series Day 3: Roberto Romanello Runner-up in the $200K appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

KO Series Day 2: Two Deep Runs by Renato Nomura

Day 2 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series saw another 28 champions crowned and $920,928 of prize money awarded to those finishing in the money places. This takes the total events played up to 57 and a cool $3,570,883 of prize money distributed. The $10 Million Guaranteed KO Series So Far Events played: 57 […]

The post KO Series Day 2: Two Deep Runs by Renato Nomura appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

KO Series Day 2: Two Deep Runs by Renato Nomura

Day 2 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series saw another 28 champions crowned and $920,928 of prize money awarded to those finishing in the money places. This takes the total events played up to 57 and a cool $3,570,883 of prize money distributed. The $10 Million Guaranteed KO Series So Far Events played: 57 […]

The post KO Series Day 2: Two Deep Runs by Renato Nomura appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

What is a Good Poker Hourly Rate?

Last week I wrote about what is a good poker winning percentage. But something else that people often ask me is what is a good poker hourly rate.

Now as I often say, poker is not like a regular job where you can expect to just show up and earn a fixed income. In poker some months you will be up and some months you may even be down.

Yes, you heard that right. Lose money.

I don’t know of any

Read More

partypoker.eu launches today guaranteeing over €1m in weekly MTTs

Today’s launch of the partypoker.eu platform pools players from France and Spain together for the first time, across a diverse tournament schedule designed to cater to all. The current French MTT (Multi-table Tournament) roster is doubled for French players, while the launch represents a landmark for their Spanish counterparts who can once more enjoy the […]

The post partypoker.eu launches today guaranteeing over €1m in weekly MTTs appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

KO Series Day 1: Patrick Leonard narrowly misses out on winning two events

Day 1 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series saw 29 PKO tournaments, with no rake on the bounty element, take place an a cool $2,649,955 awarded to those lucky and skilful enough to navigate their way through to the money places of those events. Twenty-nine champions were crowned and partypoker ambassador Patrick “Patrick_Leonard” Leonard […]

The post KO Series Day 1: Patrick Leonard narrowly misses out on winning two events appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Power Series satellites revamped following player feedback

We here at partypoker are constantly monitoring chatter across our social media channels and discussing various subjects with our players via forums and groups and one area that has been of interest of late was the satellites we offered. You will notice some significant changes to our satellite offering if you log into your partypoker […]

The post Power Series satellites revamped following player feedback appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Over €1m guaranteed in weekly MTTs as partypoker gears up for June 4th .eu launch

The upcoming June 4th launch of the partypoker.eu platform will offer players from France and Spain the chance to compete against one another for the first time, with the introduction of the shared liquidity pool. French players will see their current MTT (Multi-table Tournament) schedule doubled, while their Spanish counterparts can once again enjoy the […]

The post Over €1m guaranteed in weekly MTTs as partypoker gears up for June 4th .eu launch appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Jason Koon Bags Another $2.1 Million on the Live Circuit

Team partypoker’s Jason Koon is enjoying the heater of a lifetime in the live poker arena and has now won almost $9 million from poker tournaments during the first five months of 2018. Koon has won an incredible $8,937,091 so far in 2018 and we are not even halfway through the year, plus there is […]

The post Jason Koon Bags Another $2.1 Million on the Live Circuit appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Padraig’s Corner: “Not all trappers wear fur hats”

A couple of weeks ago, I arrived in beautiful Barcelona for the Grand Final of the partypoker Millions tour Season One. An amazing €23 million was up for grabs over the next ten days, but I decided to make my first investment quite modest. I ordered two coffees at my hotel. It wasn’t quite as […]

The post Padraig’s Corner: “Not all trappers wear fur hats” appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

No rake on the bounty element of all PKO tournaments in the new .eu MTT schedule from 4th June

Since PKO MTTs were launched, there has been much debate in the online poker world as to whether it is fair on players for online poker sites to apply additional rake to the bounty element of buy-ins in PKO MTTs, instead of just applying rake to the portion of the buy-in that goes directly into […]

The post No rake on the bounty element of all PKO tournaments in the new .eu MTT schedule from 4th June appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Team partypoker’s Richard Dubini’s Vegas Tips

Having played at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas for five consecutive years, I am writing some tips for those of you who decide to venture to this magical city. Vegas Tips: Planning your schedule I think it’s fundamental to have a full schedule of the tournaments you want to play. Several […]

The post Team partypoker’s Richard Dubini’s Vegas Tips appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

What is a Good Poker Winning Percentage?

People often ask me what is a good poker winning percentage. This refers to the percentage of the time you play poker where you can expect to walk away from the tables with a profit.

Or to "book a win" as some might say.

Because as you probably know, losing sometimes is inevitable in poker. No matter how good you are at poker, some days there just isn’t anything you can do to win.

They have

Read More

New Power Series tournaments launch at partypoker

Have you checked out the tournament lobby at partypoker recently? If the answer is yes you will have noticed some new additions to the Power Series schedule between the hours of 18:00 and 22:00 CET, plus some other special multi-table tournament starting at times that are friendlier to customers on Eastern Time. These new tournaments […]

The post New Power Series tournaments launch at partypoker appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Strategy from Kristen Bicknell: Transitioning from cash games to tournaments

Strategy from Kristen Bicknell: Transitioning from cash games to tournaments

Team partypoker’s Kristen Bicknell used to be better-known for her cash game prowess, but now she crushes the biggest online and live tournaments. Here are her tips for making the transition from cash games to tournament poker. Most of my time at the poker table has been spent playing cash games, until recently. In the […]

The post Strategy from Kristen Bicknell: Transitioning from cash games to tournaments appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Sexton Speaks: Poker As a Sport

Sexton Speaks: Poker As a Sport

Since the explosion of poker after the turn of the century, there are many that have tried to categorise poker as a ‘sport’. Certainly, those involved with televising poker, especially the WPT, have been the most prominent in promoting poker as a sport. Even though I was with the WPT for 15 years, my feelings […]

The post Sexton Speaks: Poker As a Sport appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

When to Cash Out in Poker (5 Step Strategy Guide)

Knowing when to cash out in poker is almost as important as having the right bankroll. Much like you can’t out-train a bad diet, you can’t out-play a bad poker cash out strategy.

People who do not know when to cash out often end up harming their progress at the poker tables considerably. So it is vitally important that as a winning poker player you understand exactly when and why you should be

Read More

partypoker announces $10 million schedule for KO Series 3rd- 10th June

partypoker today announced full details for the upcoming $10 million KO Series which will run for 8 days, between the 3rd and 10th June. The schedule consists exclusively of progressive knockout tournaments with five different buy-in levels; High Roller, High, Medium, Low and Micro. Tournament buy-ins will range from $0.55 in the Micro category up […]

The post partypoker announces $10 million schedule for KO Series 3rd- 10th June appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Team partypoker’s Jason Koon wins almost $3.6 million

Team partypoker’s Jason Koon wins almost $3.6 million

partypoker LIVE recently signed a sponsorship deal with Triton Poker for the Super High Roller Series in Montenegro and what a fitting way to seal the deal than Team partypoker’s Jason Koon winning almost $3.6 million from one of the events. Koon triumphed in the HKD1,000,000 ($127,000) Short Deck Ante-Only Event and saw his lifetime winnings […]

The post Team partypoker’s Jason Koon wins almost $3.6 million appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 15: Championship Events Smash Guarantees

Day 15 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST, the final day’s action, took place on Sunday 20th May with the crowning of another 30 champions, including the winners of the massive Championship Events. Those 30 events awarded a cool $5,761,936 in prize money, taking the total prize money paid out to $48,514,833. Keep reading to […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 15: Championship Events Smash Guarantees appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 14: Louise Butler and Philipp Gruissem Win

Day 14 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST took place on Saturday 19th May with the crowning of another 26 champions. Those 26 events awarded a cool $1,373,186 in prize money, taking the total prize money paid out to $42,770,204. Keep reading to discover which partypoker players won some serious money on Day 14 of […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 14: Louise Butler and Philipp Gruissem Win appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 13: Sami Kelopuro wins the $1K PKO

Day 13 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST took place on Thursday 17th May with the crowning of another 22 champions. Those 22 events awarded a cool $1,484,692 in prize money, taking the total prize money paid out to $41,397,018. Keep reading to discover which partypoker players won some serious money on Day 10 of […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 13: Sami Kelopuro wins the $1K PKO appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker celebrates a summer of football with new Click Card Championships

World Cup Leaderboard-based competition will reward players with $80,000 in freerolls, cash prizes and a $5,300 MILLIONS Online entry partypoker is celebrating this summer’s World Cup with a new promotion, awarding prizes that include entries to freerolls with combined guarantees of $80,000 and a MILLIONS Online entry worth $5,300. The partypoker Click Card Championships gets […]

The post partypoker celebrates a summer of football with new Click Card Championships appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 12: WWWpartyCOM wins the $25,500 Super High Roller

Day 12 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST took place on Thursday 17th May with the crowning of another 24 champions, including the winner of the $5 million guaranteed $25,500 buy-in Championship Event. Those 24 events awarded a cool $7,083,072 in prize money, taking the total prize money paid out to $39,912,326. Keep reading to […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 12: WWWpartyCOM wins the $25,500 Super High Roller appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 11: Anton1958 wins big in the $200K PKO

Day 11 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST took place on Wednesday 16th May with the crowning of another 24 champions, including another three winners of a POWERFEST Championship Events. Those 24 events awarded a cool $1,718,649 in prize money, taking the total prize money paid out to $32,829,254. Keep reading to discover which partypoker […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 11: Anton1958 wins big in the $200K PKO appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 10: Kristen Bicknell Championship Event Runner-Up

Day 10 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST took place on Tuesday 15th May with the crowning of another 22 champions, including three winners of POWERFEST Championship Events. Those 24 events awarded a cool $4,161,119 in prize money, taking the total prize money paid out to $31,110,605. Keep reading to discover which partypoker players won […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 10: Kristen Bicknell Championship Event Runner-Up appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 9: Only 100 Events Remain

Day 9 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST took place on Monday 22nd May with the crowning of another 22 champions, including another three winners of a POWERFEST Championship Events. Those 22 events awarded a cool $1,547,219 in prize money, taking the total prize money paid out to $26,949,486. Keep reading to discover which partypoker […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 9: Only 100 Events Remain appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Poker HUDs Banned Where You Play? – Do These 5 Things

As much as I talk about the benefits of using a HUD in online poker the reality is that there are several online poker rooms these days that do not allow HUDs.

Now of course most of the major ones do including some of the most popular sites in the world such as PokerStars and 888 Poker.

But several smaller and American facing sites in particular like Ignition or Bovada for instance are well

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 8: simba8787 wins two Championship Events

Day 8 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST took place on Sunday 21st May with the crowning of another 30 champions, including another three winners of a POWERFEST Championship Events. Those 30 events awarded a cool $5,358,453 in prize money, taking the total prize money paid out to $25,402,267. The player known simply as “simba8787” […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 8: simba8787 wins two Championship Events appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 7: onehundredyes wins two events

Day 7 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST continued on Saturday 20th May with the crowning of another 22 champions, including another winner of a POWERFEST Championship Event. Those 22 events awarded a cool $1,416,110 in prize money, taking the total prize money paid out to $20,043,814 over the course of the first week. It […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 7: onehundredyes wins two events appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 6: Series Reaches the Halfway Point

Day 6 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST continued on Friday 11th May with the crowning of another 24 champions, including another winner of a POWERFEST Championship Event. Those 22 events awarded a cool $1,649,570 in prize money, taking the total prize money paid out to $16,978,134 over the course of the first six days. […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 6: Series Reaches the Halfway Point appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Taylor Black wins MILLIONS North America after using PP LIVE Dollars to buy in

American pro becomes the latest player to win more than $1,000,000 in a MILLIONS tournament as partypoker LIVE announces an expansion to the PP LIVE Dollars programme As Taylor Black lifted the MILLIONS North America trophy at Playground Poker Club, Montreal, partypoker LIVE’s team put the finishing touches to their expanded PP LIVE Dollars satellites. […]

The post Taylor Black wins MILLIONS North America after using PP LIVE Dollars to buy in appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 5: Pider Ninni wins $1M Gtd Championship Event

Day 5 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST continued on Thursday 10th May with the crowning of another 24 champions, including another winner of a POWERFEST Championship Event. Those 24 events awarded a cool $3,290,445 in prize money, taking the total prize money paid out to $16,978,134 over the course of the first five days. […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 5: Pider Ninni wins $1M Gtd Championship Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 4: “Nomoneynoglory” wins big

Day 4 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST continued on Wednesday 9th May with the crowning of another 24 champions, including another winner of a POWERFEST Championship Event. Those 24 events awarded a cool $1,976,187 in prize money, taking the total prize money paid out to $13,687,689 over the course of the first four days. […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 4: “Nomoneynoglory” wins big appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 3: “rdcrsnn” wins the $5,200 6-max Championship Event

Day 3 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST continued on Tuesday 8th May with the crowning of another 24 champions, including another winner of a POWERFEST Championship Event. Those 24 events awarded a cool $3,423,455 in prize money, taking the total prize money paid out to $11,711,502 over the course of the first three days. […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 3: “rdcrsnn” wins the $5,200 6-max Championship Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona runner-up Adam Owen talks to the partypoker blog

The United Kingdom’s Adam Owen is a professional poker player with a glowing reputation. Owen was already regarded as one of the UK’s top mixed game players, but after his runner-up finish in the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona Main Event, people may take more notice of his no-limit hold’em skills. Owen discovered poker […]

The post MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona runner-up Adam Owen talks to the partypoker blog appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Copag signs partnership deal with partypoker LIVE

World’s leading playing cards brand becomes the official supplier for world’s largest live poker tour. partypoker LIVE and Copag, the world’s leading playing card manufacturer, have signed a deal that makes the cutting edge card brand an official live event partner. Copag’s highest quality playing cards will now be in play at all future partypoker […]

The post Copag signs partnership deal with partypoker LIVE appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 2: 22 More champions Crowned

Day 2 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST continued on Monday 7th May with the crowning of 22 champions. Those 22 events awarded a cool $2,011,289 in prize money , taking the total prize money paid out to almost $8.3 million over the course of the first two days. Keep reading to discover which partypoker […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 2: 22 More champions Crowned appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

The Ultimate Poker Cheat Sheet for 2018

Learning how to play consistent winning poker isn’t always so easy these days. So that is why I decided to put together this ultimate poker cheat sheet for 2018.

This guide below is going to give you everything that you need to know in order to start winning big right now at the lowest stakes online (NL2 or NL5) and live ($1/$2 or $2/$5).

Let me be clear that this guide is NOT going to turn

Read More

$40 million POWERFEST Day 1: Three $1M events kick off the festival

Day 1 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST kicked off on Sunday 6th May with the first 30 of 366 scheduled events. Getting the festival off to a flying start were three $1 million guaranteed Championship Events, which helped us paid out almost $6.3 million in prize money on the opening day of POWERFEST. Keep […]

The post $40 million POWERFEST Day 1: Three $1M events kick off the festival appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Monster Series Day 8: Diogo37 Wins $45,375

Day 8 of the $2.7 million Monster Series was the final day of the online poker festival and saw another 18 champions crowned and another $654,475 in prize money paid out despite the tournaments’ buy-ins ranging between $0.44 and a still affordable $33. All 123 events have now crowned their champions and we have awarded […]

The post Monster Series Day 8: Diogo37 Wins $45,375 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Monster Series Day 7: Short-handed madness!

Day 7 of the $2.7 million Monster Series saw another 15 champions crowned and another $269,089 in prize money paid out despite the tournaments’ buy-ins ranging between $0.44 and a still affordable $33. The seventh day of the Monster Series saw all tournaments switch to a six-max format, which added even mro fun and excitement […]

The post Monster Series Day 7: Short-handed madness! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Monster Series Day 6: Big Bounties, Bigger Prizes

Day 6 of the $2.7 million Monster Series saw another 15 champions crowned and another $283,364 in prize money paid out despite the tournaments’ buy-ins ranging between $0.44 and a still affordable $33. The sixth day of the Monster Series saw all tournaments switch to Progressive Knockout (PKO) formats on eight-handed tables. There were big […]

The post Monster Series Day 6: Big Bounties, Bigger Prizes appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Sexton Speaks: “Here we go! Season II of the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS

Sexton Speaks: “Here we go! Season II of the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS

The kickoff festival of Season II was the partypokerLIVE MILLIONS North America at the Playground Poker Club in Montreal, Canada. And what a way to kick off the season – with a $10 million guaranteed prize pool (CAD) Main Event that made poker history! For the first-time ever, three millionaires came out of a $5,000+300 […]

The post Sexton Speaks: “Here we go! Season II of the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Monster Series Day 5: $100K Gtd at 19:00 CET remains huge value

Day 5 of the $2.7 million Monster Series saw another 15 champions crowned and another $275,756 in prize money paid out despite the tournaments’ buy-ins ranging between $0.44 and a still affordable $33. All of the Monster Series tournaments are excellent value thanks to their low buy-ins and big guarantees. One event in particular, however, […]

The post Monster Series Day 5: $100K Gtd at 19:00 CET remains huge value appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker LIVE signs coveted sponsorship deal with Triton Poker

partypoker LIVE and Triton Poker have come together in an exclusive sponsorship deal for Triton’s premium Super High Roller Series in Montenegro this month. The high-end, high stakes poker festival takes place on the 12th to 18th of May at the magnificent Maestral Resort & Casino in Budva, where high rollers can play across four […]

The post partypoker LIVE signs coveted sponsorship deal with Triton Poker appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Monster Series Day 4: Wall2Wall3bet wins the $100K Gtd

Day 4 of the $2.7 million Monster Series saw another 15 champions crowned and another $280,530 in prize money paid out despite the tournaments’ buy-ins ranging between $0.44 and a still affordable $33. The total prize money awarded now stands at almost $1.5 million with another 63 events still to play, including the $300,000 guaranteed Monster […]

The post Monster Series Day 4: Wall2Wall3bet wins the $100K Gtd appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Taylor Black wins the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North America Main Event

Taylor Black wins the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North America Main Event

Taylor Black won the 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North America Main Event and got his hands on C$1,400,000 in the process, taking his lifetime winnings past the $2 million barrier and getting his name in poker’s history books. partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North America Main Event final table results Place Player Country Prize (CAD) 1 Taylor […]

The post Taylor Black wins the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North America Main Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Monster Series Day 3: More than $1.1 million already paid out

Day 3 of the $2.7 million Monster Series saw another 15 champions crowned and another $283,582 in prize money paid out despite the tournaments’ buy-ins ranging between $0.44 and a still affordable $33. The total prize money awarded has already broken through the $1.1 million barrier with another 78 events still to play, including the […]

The post Monster Series Day 3: More than $1.1 million already paid out appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Team partypoker’s Natalia Breviglieri’s tips for succeeding in satellites

Team partypoker’s Natalia “N4talB” Breviglieri gives here tips for partypoker blog readers who want to take their satellite game to the next level. With the Monster Series starting in Jul. 29 and the $60 million guaranteed POWERFEST just around the corner, playing satellites can be a great way to give your bankroll a big boost. […]

The post Team partypoker’s Natalia Breviglieri’s tips for succeeding in satellites appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Marc Lavergne wins $32,000 from a free satellite ticket

Marc Lavergne checked his partypoker account a couple of weeks ago and discovered that he’d received a free $11 satellite ticket as part of our random ticket drops. He went on to turn that free $11 ticket into a $32,000 score, here’s his story. Marc is a 33-year-old from Ottawa, Ontario in Canada and part […]

The post Marc Lavergne wins $32,000 from a free satellite ticket appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Monster Series Day 2: NoPa1n_NoG4me crowned $100K champion

Day 2 of the $2.7 million Monster Series saw another 15 champions crowned and another $297,046 in prize money paid out despite the tournaments’ buy-ins ranging between $0.44 and a still affordable $33. Which partypoker players won big on Day 2 of this incredible online poker festival, which saw all tournaments play out as six-handed […]

The post Monster Series Day 2: NoPa1n_NoG4me crowned $100K champion appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker upgrades Spanish software in preparation for shared liquidity launch

partypoker upgrades Spanish software in preparation for shared liquidity launch

partypoker.es players will now experience a significantly enhanced poker client when they next login to the partypoker software, following a material upgrade ahead of the shared liquidity launch. The upgrade brings the .es poker client much closer to the current partypoker.com software and includes the new darker lobby and table theme and the ability to […]

The post partypoker upgrades Spanish software in preparation for shared liquidity launch appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Monster Series Day 1: MMA_RNC turns $33 into $27.3K

The $2.7 million guaranteed Monster Series kicked off on Sunday 29th April with the first 15 of 123 scheduled events and what a start it got off to. By the time the curtain came down on the 15th event of the day, some $570,287 had been awarded to those lucky and skilful enough to navigate […]

The post Monster Series Day 1: MMA_RNC turns $33 into $27.3K appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

How to Create a Good Side Income From Poker When You Have a Busy Life

Everybody is busy these days. Whether it is work, school, family, kids, social media there are a million different distractions these days. And this makes finding time to play poker and improve your skills difficult.

In fact the very reason I am writing this article is because in a recent survey of over 1,000 poker players that I conducted for this website, you guys identified a lack of time

Read More

POWERFEST Super High Roller and Sit & Go satellites launched

The $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST begins in little over a week with the first events scheduled to shuffle up and deal on May 6th. While we have done everything in our power to make POWERFEST accessible to as many of you as possible by creating a schedule with a wide variety of buy-in levels, there […]

The post POWERFEST Super High Roller and Sit & Go satellites launched appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Eldridge, Kruk and Kamal win big at partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North America

Eldridge, Kruk and Kamal win big at partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North America

The 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North America festival at the Playground Poker Club in Montreal, Canada has got off to a flying start with three of the tournaments’ champions already crowned. David Eldridge took down the CAD$10,300 MILLIONS High Roller for a cool CAD$300,000, which propelled his lifetime winnings through the $1.1 million barrier. Eldridge, […]

The post Eldridge, Kruk and Kamal win big at partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North America appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Five tips for low stakes MTT players for building a bankroll

Team partypoker’s Louise “lou045” Butler has won more than $450,000 from online poker tournaments and is currently ranked eighth in the Irish online poker rankings, according to PocketFives.com. Louise has penned this poker strategy article to give you five tips on how to build a bankroll if you a a low stakes tournament player, which […]

The post Five tips for low stakes MTT players for building a bankroll appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

5 Easy Ways to Use Position to Triple Your Poker Winnings

One of the easiest ways to start drastically improving your poker winnings is to simply play more hands in position where you get to act last. More specifically this means playing more hands from seats like the button, the cutoff and the hijack.

The cutoff by the way is the seat directly to the right of the button and the hijack is two seats to the right of the button.

But you don’t even have

Read More

partypoker Winners: $63.6K score for BenRichards1

There were some massive prizes won at partypoker on Sunday 22nd April thanks to the final day of the week being our biggest and busiest day on the Power Series schedule. Super Sunday High Roller-SHR: $200K Gtd Buy-in: $2,500+$100 Entries: 96 Prize pool: $240,000 Places paid: 12 One of the biggest winners was “BenRichards1” of […]

The post partypoker Winners: $63.6K score for BenRichards1 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Brand New Pot-Limit Omaha MTTs Added to the Power Series

We are delighted to announce that following feedback from you, our valued players, that we are adding 27 Pot-Limit Omaha and Pot-Limit Omaha Hi/Lo tournaments to the Power Series schedule every week. Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) and Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo (PLO8) are both exciting games that naturally create plenty of action and big pots. […]

The post Brand New Pot-Limit Omaha MTTs Added to the Power Series appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Over $170,000 in prizes to be won in POWERFEST promotions

partypoker are rewarding players with over $170,000 in prizes via a number of promotions during POWERFEST including leaderboards, a deposit draw and double loyalty points. POWERFEST Leaderboards Running from 30th April to 20th May, the leaderboard promotion serves up an extra $120,000 in MILLIONS Online tickets every week. The leaderboards are split into two buy-in […]

The post Over $170,000 in prizes to be won in POWERFEST promotions appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

When You Feel Like Quitting Poker – Read This First

Do you feel like quitting poker? Impossible to win lately? Suckouts piling on top of suckouts and you are at the end of your rope?

Well first off, believe me, I have been there too. Countless times in fact. This is not an easy game. In fact it will test your sanity again and again.

And quite frankly, maybe not everyone is even meant to play this game.

But before you throw in the towel and

Read More

Pascal Lefrancois wins the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Main Event

Pascal Lefrancois wins the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Main Event

Pascal Lefrancois headed into the final table of the 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona Main Event and emerged from it a true champion, holding aloft the winner’s trophy and adding €1,700,000 to his bankroll. 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona Main Event final table results Place Player Country Prize 1 Pascal Lefrancois […]

The post Pascal Lefrancois wins the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Main Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker remove rake on the bounty element of all PKO MTT’s from May 6th, Day 1 of the $40M POWERFEST

partypoker remove rake on the bounty element of all PKO MTT’s from May 6th, Day 1 of the $40M POWERFEST

partypoker managing director Tom Waters explains the decision to remove the rake from the bounty element of all PKO tournaments Since PKO tournaments (MTTs) were launched, there has been much debate in the online poker world as to whether it is fair on players for online poker sites to apply additional rake to the bounty […]

The post partypoker remove rake on the bounty element of all PKO MTT’s from May 6th, Day 1 of the $40M POWERFEST appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

ElkY to join team partypoker as .eu ambassador

Software and MTT schedule upgrades to follow over the summer Bertrand Grospellier, better known in the poker world as ElkY, has joined partypoker as the latest ambassador. ElkY joins an elite team of ambassadors including Isaac Haxton, Fedor Holz, Sam Trickett, Patrick Leonard and Jason Koon, amongst others, and will not only assist with the […]

The post ElkY to join team partypoker as .eu ambassador appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Jake Schindler wins MILLIONS Grand Final €100K SHR for €1.75M

Jake Schindler wins MILLIONS Grand Final €100K SHR for €1.75M

Jake Schindler won the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona €100,000 Super High Roller and walked away with €1,750,000 in the process. Schindler was one of 48 entrants in the €100,000 Super High Roller and the one of the 11 players to navigate their way through to Day 2. Only six of those 11 went […]

The post Jake Schindler wins MILLIONS Grand Final €100K SHR for €1.75M appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$40,000,000 guaranteed POWERFEST schedule released

6th-20th May, 366 events, 13 events with $1,000,000+ guaranteed partypoker releases its biggest POWERFEST schedule yet with $40,000,000 guaranteed across 366 events. The second edition of POWERFEST in 2018 will feature two weeks of poker action from 6th- 20th May. Online satellites start on Thursday 12th April, and players can qualify from as little as […]

The post $40,000,000 guaranteed POWERFEST schedule released appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Lessons learnt in Vegas

#belikebill – a guide to big events Here’s a few tips brought to you by grosvenorpoker.com sponsored pro Richard Trigg. New to the Grosvenor roster this year, Rick “theclaimeer” Trigg has nearly $5 million in online poker winnings along with $700,000 in live earnings. A WSOP final tablist and a GUKPT winners, he has given […]

Read More

Sam Greenwood wins another MILLIONS title; takes down €50K SHR

Sam Greenwood wins another MILLIONS title; takes down €50K SHR

Canada’s Sam Greenwood has secured another partypoker LIVE MILLIONS title after he triumphed in the €50,000 Super High Roller at the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona. €50,000 Super High Roller Results Place Player Country Prize 1 Sam Greenwood Canada €1,000,000 2 Sergio Aido Spain €600,000 3 Patrik Antonius Finland €400,000 4 Keith Tilston U.S.A […]

The post Sam Greenwood wins another MILLIONS title; takes down €50K SHR appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Most Common Poker Stakes and #1 Struggle (Survey Results of 1124 Poker Players)

Last week I asked the roughly 10k readers on my newsletter and the 5k or so more spread out between Facebook, Twitter and Tiltbook two questions:

1. What stakes do you currently play?
2. What is the #1 thing holding you back in poker?

And all I can say is wow. The response that you guys gave me was incredible!

I ended up receiving slightly over 1k emails alone and it was amazing to hear each

Read More

Davidi Kitai and Andreas Eiler win €25K Super High Roller titles in Barcelona

Davidi Kitai and Andreas Eiler win €25K Super High Roller titles in Barcelona

The partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona festival is in full swing and we already have two champions crowned. Andreas Eiler is €700,000 richer than a couple of days ago courtesy of him winning the first of two €25,500 Super High Roller events. Eighth-eight entries means the €2 million guarantee was surpassed by €134,000 and […]

The post Davidi Kitai and Andreas Eiler win €25K Super High Roller titles in Barcelona appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker LIVE launches partypoker LIVE $$$

The eagerly anticipated launch of partypoker LIVE’s revolutionary satellites has arrived, the partypoker LIVE $$$. partypoker LIVE $$$ (PPL$$$) has been created with players in mind and they give players the ultimate in flexibility when it comes to buying into any partypoker LIVE event, including side events at our major live poker festivals. This new […]

The post partypoker LIVE launches partypoker LIVE $$$ appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker LIVE announces MILLIONS World Tournament for Caribbean Poker Party

Huge Super High Roller tournament with $25.5k Buy-In and $10M Guaranteed Prize Pool partypoker LIVE has announced the addition of a rather special Super High Roller tournament called “MILLIONS World”, which will take place at the 2018 Caribbean Poker Party, Baha Mar, Bahamas in November 2018. The Caribbean Poker Party (CPP) is in its 3rd […]

The post partypoker LIVE announces MILLIONS World Tournament for Caribbean Poker Party appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Did This Poker Pro Win a WSOP Bracelet?

Have you always dreamt of pitting your wits against the world’s best poker players? Now you can. As part of our Road to Vegas promotion, we are giving Grosvenor Poker players the chance to win one of 21 x £3,500 “Millionaire Maker” Vegas packages. But before you start packing your bags, it’s important you size up the competition. Take our […]

Read More

Biggest ever POWERFEST with $40,000,000 guaranteed, 6th-20th May

366 events including 17 Championship trophies, 13 events with $1,000,000+ guaranteed partypoker announces the countdown for the huge new upcoming POWERFEST. This edition is to be the biggest ever guaranteed Series prizepool ever offered on partypoker. The second POWERFEST of 2018 will provide a gripping two weeks of poker action from 6th- 20th May. Satellites […]

The post Biggest ever POWERFEST with $40,000,000 guaranteed, 6th-20th May appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Padraig’s Corner: Go Tell The Spartans!

Padraig’s Corner: Go Tell The Spartans!

I think it was 1992. A bunch of people were in Andy Black’s flat in Ranelagh. Tea was the tipple of the day. No milk. No sugar. Times were hard. The main topic of conversation was where the next few quid to lift the doom and gloom was going to come from. I thought I […]

The post Padraig’s Corner: Go Tell The Spartans! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

35 Things I Would Do Differently If I Was Starting Poker Again in 2018

I started playing poker nearly 15 years ago. And things were a lot different back then.

Online poker was just starting to become popular. It was really hard to find any good information on how to beat the games. And most people were really bad at poker.

Fast forward to today in 2018 and the poker environment both online and live has changed drastically. There are countless online poker

Read More

partypoker to rolls out software updates for Mac users

We are continuing improving player experience and have by rolling out a software update for Mac users. This latest update includes the following improvements. Multi-select filters: These filters will be made collapsible in coming updates Tournament search: You’ll be able to search for a specific tournament Preferences embedded within the lobby A wait list button […]

The post partypoker to rolls out software updates for Mac users appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

The European Champions Cup Preview

Having been focused on domestic and international action for the last few months, the heavyweights of European rugby reconvene for the quarter-finals of the European Champions Cup. With sides from Wales, France, Ireland and England all still involved, it should make for fantastic viewing. Our rugby union expert is here with his best bets. Leinster […]

Read More

Big prizes await partypoker Ladies during Power Series and Monster Series

partypoker Ladies have plenty of online poker tournaments to look forward to thanks to a trio of weekly Power Series events being added to the schedule and three ladies-only events added to the upcoming Monster Series. Power Series Ladies Our ladies have three Power Series tournaments every Sunday that have combined guaranteed prizepools weighing in […]

The post Big prizes await partypoker Ladies during Power Series and Monster Series appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Introducing the new Dusk Till Dawn flexible satellites

Players at partypoker will, from March 25th, be able to compete in new satellites that award “DTD£££” instead of the more traditional prize of tournament seats, giving you more flexibility when it comes to choosing which live poker tournaments you want to play. When you win some DTD£££, the GBP currency is assed to your […]

The post Introducing the new Dusk Till Dawn flexible satellites appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

6 Ways to Stop Tilting (That Actually Work)

Your mind is your greatest weapon at the poker tables. But sometimes your emotions can get the better of you in this game and cause you to tilt, play badly and ultimately lose money.

If this happens to you frequently, don’t worry because it happens to everybody sometimes, even pros.

In fact, in my 10+ years experience playing and teaching at the lower stakes tilt is easily the number one

Read More

Check out the biggest partypoker winners from March 25th

March 25th was another Super Sunday at partypoker with dozens of our players walking away with some massive scores thanks to Super Sunday being the home to our biggest guaranteed tournaments each week. Super Sunday Big Bounty Hunter-HR: $500K Gtd Buy-in: $1,050 Entries: 450 Prize pool: $500,000 ITM: 64 The largest cash haul of the […]

The post Check out the biggest partypoker winners from March 25th appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Last chance for Three Lions to impress Southgate ahead of the World Cup

After a promising victory against the Netherlands on Friday, there’s a final chance for England’s players to impress boss Gareth Southgate as the Three Lions take on Italy. This is the last international match before Southgate names his squad in June, meaning it could be make-or-break for some, so despite this being a friendly, there […]

Read More

The Boat Race Preview

With the Oxford v Cambridge boat race upon us once again, our tipster brings us some thoughts and tips ahead of the annual event this weekend. The Boat Race The River Thames plays host once again to the annual Boat Race contested between Cambridge University and Oxford University, and Grosvenorsport.com has you covered if you […]

Read More

A Desert Poker Pilgrimage

A Desert Poker Pilgrimage

I’ve become hooked on playing poker in new locations. I can’t quite pinpoint why—I’ve always had hermit tendencies, never having been very adventurous when it comes to travel, and have always immersed myself in rather reclusive pastimes. My poker life began as a solitary, single-minded pursuit, and I can still quite happily lock myself away […]

Read More

Almost $700K worth of Power Series Mega Sats every week

We recently revamped the Power Series schedule so that there are now $10 million worth of guaranteed prize pools to play for every single week, up from $4 million previously. Now we are adding four daily Power Series Mega Sats that guarantee almost $700,000 worth of Power Series tickets every week. Whether you are looking […]

The post Almost $700K worth of Power Series Mega Sats every week appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Almost $700K worth of Power Series Mega Sats every week

We recently revamped the Power Series schedule so that there are now $10 million worth of guaranteed prize pools to play for every single week, up from $4 million previously. Now we are adding four daily Power Series Mega Sats that guarantee almost $700,000 worth of Power Series tickets every week. Whether you are looking […]

The post Almost $700K worth of Power Series Mega Sats every week appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Almost $700K worth of Power Series Mega Sats every week

We recently revamped the Power Series schedule so that there are now $10 million worth of guaranteed prize pools to play for every single week, up from $4 million previously. Now we are adding four daily Power Series Mega Sats that guarantee almost $700,000 worth of Power Series tickets every week. Whether you are looking […]

The post Almost $700K worth of Power Series Mega Sats every week appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker to add daily Power Series Mega Satellites with weekly guarantees worth $700,000

This month, partypoker launched the new online tournament schedule including different themes for every day of the week, exciting Daily Majors with five different buy-ins levels, bigger weekly guarantees than ever before and dedicated days for Knockout tournaments. Total weekly guarantees increased from $5 million to over $10 million in the new schedule. partypoker announced […]

The post partypoker to add daily Power Series Mega Satellites with weekly guarantees worth $700,000 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Premier League Darts Preview

Premier League Darts returns on Thursday evening as the tournament heads to Glasgow for night eight. Our darts tipster is here to give you his best bets for this week’s matches.   Michael van Gerwen v Michael Smith The top two in the table go head-to-head in what looks a mouth-watering contest on paper. They […]

Read More

partypoker launches new Monster Series with over $2.7 million in guaranteed prizepools

partypoker is hosting a new edition of Monster Series running 29th April to 6th May. The second Monster Series has a revamped structure and will now feature a three-tier system of low, mid and high events. The Series will run with 41 numbered events, and a total of 123 different tournaments. The eight-days is aimed […]

The post partypoker launches new Monster Series with over $2.7 million in guaranteed prizepools appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker launches new Monster Series with over $2.7 million in guaranteed prizepools

partypoker is hosting a new edition of Monster Series running 29th April to 6th May. The second Monster Series has a revamped structure and will now feature a three-tier system of low, mid and high events. The Series will run with 41 numbered events, and a total of 123 different tournaments. The eight-days is aimed […]

The post partypoker launches new Monster Series with over $2.7 million in guaranteed prizepools appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker launches new Monster Series with over $2.7 million in guaranteed prizepools

partypoker is hosting a new edition of Monster Series running 29th April to 6th May. The second Monster Series has a revamped structure and will now feature a three-tier system of low, mid and high events. Check out the full Monster Series schedule The Series will run with 41 numbered events, and a total of […]

The post partypoker launches new Monster Series with over $2.7 million in guaranteed prizepools appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Ryan Mandara wins the 2018 Irish Open Main Event

Ryan Mandara wins the 2018 Irish Open Main Event

Ryan Mandara joined the long list of Irish Open Main Event champions this weekend when he topped a star-studded field of 1,348 entrants to get his hands on €210,000 and, of course, the coveted winner’s trophy. 2018 Irish Open Main Event Final Table Results Place Player Prize 1 Ryan Mandara €210,000* 1 Ferdia O’Connell €180,000* […]

The post Ryan Mandara wins the 2018 Irish Open Main Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Ryan Mandara wins the 2018 Irish Open Main Event

Ryan Mandara wins the 2018 Irish Open Main Event

Ryan Mandara joined the long list of Irish Open Main Event champions this weekend when he topped a star-studded field of 1,348 entrants to get his hands on €210,000 and, of course, the coveted winner’s trophy. 2018 Irish Open Main Event Final Table Results Place Player Prize 1 Ryan Mandara €210,000* 1 Ferdia O’Connell €180,000* […]

The post Ryan Mandara wins the 2018 Irish Open Main Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Ryan Mandara wins the 2018 Irish Open Main Event

Ryan Mandara wins the 2018 Irish Open Main Event

Ryan Mandara joined the long list of Irish Open Main Event champions this weekend when he topped a star-studded field of 1,348 entrants to get his hands on €210,000 and, of course, the coveted winner’s trophy. 2018 Irish Open Main Event Final Table Results Place Player Prize 1 Ryan Mandara €210,000* 1 Ferdia O’Connell €180,000* […]

The post Ryan Mandara wins the 2018 Irish Open Main Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

16 Simple Yet Effective Ways to Get Better at Poker in 2018

People ask me all the time how they can get better at poker. And it really isn’t that difficult in 2018 because there are more free tools and resources than ever to get you started.

There is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to start turning at least a small profit this year at the lower stakes online or in your live cash games or tournies.

So in this article I am going to break down my top

Read More

16 Simple Yet Effective Ways to Get Better at Poker in 2018

People ask me all the time how they can get better at poker. And it really isn’t that difficult in 2018 because there are more free tools and resources than ever to get you started.

There is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to start turning at least a small profit this year at the lower stakes online or in your live cash games or tournies.

So in this article I am going to break down my top

Read More

Snooker | Players Championship

All roads lead to Sheffield in April, when the city’s Crucible Theatre plays host to the biggest event of the snooker calendar season, where the biggest stars battle for the right to be named world champion. But first, Llandudno is on the agenda where players will battle for crucial points at the Players Championship 2018. […]

Read More

Elite Cash Game Mastery Review: A Complete Walkthrough

Elite Cash Game Mastery is a new poker course from Upswing Poker. And as soon as it was released I was excited to have a look.

The reason why is because this course is taught by Andres "educa-p0ker" Artinano who has been one of the most successful high stakes online cash game players in recent years. He has over 2 million dollars in winnings against the highest level of competition on

Read More

partypoker LIVE to become Casino Sochi primary partner

Four-year deal includes WSOP-C Russia, MILLIONS Russia & Snowfest, and EAPT partypoker LIVE has signed a four-year deal to become the primary partner for live poker tournaments at Russia’s fabulous Casino Sochi and Resort close to the Black Sea. Since it first opened in January last year, Casino Sochi has become the premier tournament venue […]

The post partypoker LIVE to become Casino Sochi primary partner appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker LIVE to become Casino Sochi primary partner

Four-year deal includes WSOP-C Russia, MILLIONS Russia & Snowfest, and EAPT partypoker LIVE has signed a four-year deal to become the primary partner for live poker tournaments at Russia’s fabulous Casino Sochi and Resort close to the Black Sea. Since it first opened in January last year, Casino Sochi has become the premier tournament venue […]

The post partypoker LIVE to become Casino Sochi primary partner appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker LIVE to become Casino Sochi primary partner

Four-year deal includes WSOP-C Russia, MILLIONS Russia & Snowfest, and EAPT partypoker LIVE has signed a four-year deal to become the primary partner for live poker tournaments at Russia’s fabulous Casino Sochi and Resort close to the Black Sea. Since it first opened in January last year, Casino Sochi has become the premier tournament venue […]

The post partypoker LIVE to become Casino Sochi primary partner appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Rachel Heneghan wins the partypoker Irish Open Ladies Championship

There was a familiar face on the winner’s podium in the partypoker Irish Open Ladies Championship event thanks to Rachel Heneghan triumphing over a talented field of ladies and walking away with €2,478. partypoker Irish Open Ladies Championship Place Player Prize 1 Rachel Heneghan €2,478 2 Louise Butler €1,715 3 Monika Zukowicz €1,095 4 Kim […]

The post Rachel Heneghan wins the partypoker Irish Open Ladies Championship appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Rachel Heneghan wins the partypoker Irish Open Ladies Championship

There was a familiar face on the winner’s podium in the partypoker Irish Open Ladies Championship event thanks to Rachel Heneghan triumphing over a talented field of ladies and walking away with €2,478. partypoker Irish Open Ladies Championship Place Player Prize 1 Rachel Heneghan €2,478 2 Louise Butler €1,715 3 Monika Zukowicz €1,095 4 Kim […]

The post Rachel Heneghan wins the partypoker Irish Open Ladies Championship appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Rachel Heneghan wins the partypoker Irish Open Ladies Championship

There was a familiar face on the winner’s podium in the partypoker Irish Open Ladies Championship event thanks to Rachel Heneghan triumphing over a talented field of ladies and walking away with €2,478. partypoker Irish Open Ladies Championship Place Player Prize 1 Rachel Heneghan €2,478 2 Louise Butler €1,715 3 Monika Zukowicz €1,095 4 Kim […]

The post Rachel Heneghan wins the partypoker Irish Open Ladies Championship appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Padraig’s Corner: Colette Doherty – The Legend and the Laughter

I walked into the Eccentric’s Club in Dublin for the first time in the mid eighties. It wasn’t much to look at. Just a couple of floors over a shop in a building on the Northside, but that’s where tournament poker in Europe began. Irish bookmaker Terry Rogers had chanced upon the WSOP in Binion’s […]

The post Padraig’s Corner: Colette Doherty – The Legend and the Laughter appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Padraig’s Corner: Colette Doherty – The Legend and the Laughter

I walked into the Eccentric’s Club in Dublin for the first time in the mid eighties. It wasn’t much to look at. Just a couple of floors over a shop in a building on the Northside, but that’s where tournament poker in Europe began. Irish bookmaker Terry Rogers had chanced upon the WSOP in Binion’s […]

The post Padraig’s Corner: Colette Doherty – The Legend and the Laughter appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Padraig’s Corner: Colette Doherty – The Legend and the Laughter

I walked into the Eccentric’s Club in Dublin for the first time in the mid eighties. It wasn’t much to look at. Just a couple of floors over a shop in a building on the Northside, but that’s where tournament poker in Europe began. Irish bookmaker Terry Rogers had chanced upon the WSOP in Binion’s […]

The post Padraig’s Corner: Colette Doherty – The Legend and the Laughter appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Laurence O’Kane crowned Grand Prix Irish Open champion

Laurence O’Kane crowned Grand Prix Irish Open champion

Laurence O’Kane secured the largest live poker tournament cash of his career when he topped a massive field of 1,712 players in the €500,000 guaranteed partypoker LIVE Grand Prix Irish Open. partypoker LIVE Grand Prix Irish Open Final Table Results Place Player Prize 1 Laurence O’Kane €43,550* 2 Michael Graydon €30,500* 3 Martin Burke €30,500* […]

The post Laurence O’Kane crowned Grand Prix Irish Open champion appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Laurence O’Kane crowned Grand Prix Irish Open champion

Laurence O’Kane crowned Grand Prix Irish Open champion

Laurence O’Kane secured the largest live poker tournament cash of his career when he topped a massive field of 1,712 players in the €500,000 guaranteed partypoker LIVE Grand Prix Irish Open. partypoker LIVE Grand Prix Irish Open Final Table Results Place Player Prize 1 Laurence O’Kane €43,550* 2 Michael Graydon €30,500* 3 Martin Burke €30,500* […]

The post Laurence O’Kane crowned Grand Prix Irish Open champion appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Laurence O’Kane crowned Grand Prix Irish Open champion

Laurence O’Kane crowned Grand Prix Irish Open champion

Laurence O’Kane secured the largest live poker tournament cash of his career when he topped a massive field of 1,712 players in the €500,000 guaranteed partypoker LIVE Grand Prix Irish Open. partypoker LIVE Grand Prix Irish Open Final Table Results Place Player Prize 1 Laurence O’Kane €43,550* 2 Michael Graydon €30,500* 3 Martin Burke €30,500* […]

The post Laurence O’Kane crowned Grand Prix Irish Open champion appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Champions League | United and Chelsea flying the English flag against Spanish opposition

The stakes couldn’t be higher as we reach the final round of Champions League last-16 second legs – one false move could cost a team their place in Europe’s premier club competition. Two English clubs, Manchester United and Chelsea, face Spanish opposition as they aim to join Liverpool and Manchester City in the quarter-finals – […]

Read More

Champions League | United and Chelsea flying the English flag against Spanish opposition

The stakes couldn’t be higher as we reach the final round of Champions League last-16 second legs – one false move could cost a team their place in Europe’s premier club competition. Two English clubs, Manchester United and Chelsea, face Spanish opposition as they aim to join Liverpool and Manchester City in the quarter-finals – […]

Read More

How I Made $44,341 Playing Low Limit Poker

I have made a lot of money playing poker over the years and most of it has been at stakes which many people would consider to be very low. I am talking about games with a buyin of $2, $5, $10 or $25.

In fact, last time I checked I had made $44,341 mostly by just playing in these games. And this is from several years ago by the way. It is a lot higher now.

Also, this figure does not include

Read More

Super Sunday wins for Day Kotoviezy, Luiza Simao and Adam Neal

Super Sunday wins for Day Kotoviezy, Luiza Simao and Adam Neal

The first Super Sunday held at partypoker was one to remember for members of Team partypoker with three of them emerging victorious in Power Series tournaments. Brazil’s Day “daykotoviezy” Kotoviezy (pictured above) won big when she topped a field of 526 entrants in the $109 Sunday Bounty Hunter 6-Max Turbo-H: $30K Gtd. The large field helped […]

The post Super Sunday wins for Day Kotoviezy, Luiza Simao and Adam Neal appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Super Sunday wins for Day Kotoviezy, Luiza Simao and Adam Neal

Super Sunday wins for Day Kotoviezy, Luiza Simao and Adam Neal

The first Super Sunday held at partypoker was one to remember for members of Team partypoker with three of them emerging victorious in Power Series tournaments. Brazil’s Day “daykotoviezy” Kotoviezy (pictured above) won big when she topped a field of 526 entrants in the $109 Sunday Bounty Hunter 6-Max Turbo-H: $30K Gtd. The large field helped […]

The post Super Sunday wins for Day Kotoviezy, Luiza Simao and Adam Neal appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Super Sunday wins for Day Kotoviezy, Luiza Simao and Adam Neal

Super Sunday wins for Day Kotoviezy, Luiza Simao and Adam Neal

The first Super Sunday held at partypoker was one to remember for members of Team partypoker with three of them emerging victorious in Power Series tournaments. Brazil’s Day “daykotoviezy” Kotoviezy (pictured above) won big when she topped a field of 526 entrants in the $109 Sunday Bounty Hunter 6-Max Turbo-H: $30K Gtd. The large field helped […]

The post Super Sunday wins for Day Kotoviezy, Luiza Simao and Adam Neal appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Cheltenham Day One – Anticipation building at Prestbury Park for the ‘greatest show on turf’

It’s finally here! The Cheltenham Festival is back. After months of build-up and anticipation, Prestbury Park is finally ready for the hundreds and thousands of spectators, and the ‘greatest show on turf’. Be it the high-class Grade Ones, or the ultra-competitive handicaps, there is plenty for punters to get stuck into. Let’s get right into […]

Read More

Expect goals in crunch Old Firm clash between Rangers and Celtic

Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic head to Ibrox on Sunday knowing that a win will all but end Rangers’ title challenge for another year and effectively seal a seventh successive championship for Brendan Rodgers’ side. The Scottish Champions have stuttered in the league since the turn of the year, and a postponed match combined with excellent […]

Read More

Viva Las Vegas

The Run Flashback to the summer of 2016, reminiscing my infamous run in the WSOP Main Event. With temperatures soaring to 44.C outside and feeling like 4.C inside with the air con on full blast, Vegas was not for the faint-hearted. As I sat down to play Day 1 of the Main Event, the atmosphere […]

Read More

Willow Connolly seeks to follow in her mum’s footsteps at the Irish Open

Willow Connolly seeks to follow in her mum’s footsteps at the Irish Open

Team partypoker’s Louise Butler tells the story of Willow Connolly, Jenny Hegerty and the Irish Open.  This year, partypoker Ladies are sponsoring the Irish Open Ladies Championship Event. I’m so excited about it! The Irish Open is one of the longest running and most prestigious poker events in the world and female poker players have […]

The post Willow Connolly seeks to follow in her mum’s footsteps at the Irish Open appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Willow Connolly seeks to follow in her mum’s footsteps at the Irish Open

Willow Connolly seeks to follow in her mum’s footsteps at the Irish Open

Team partypoker’s Louise Butler tells the story of Willow Connolly, Jenny Hegerty and the Irish Open.  This year, partypoker Ladies are sponsoring the Irish Open Ladies Championship Event. I’m so excited about it! The Irish Open is one of the longest running and most prestigious poker events in the world and female poker players have […]

The post Willow Connolly seeks to follow in her mum’s footsteps at the Irish Open appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Willow Connolly seeks to follow in her mum’s footsteps at the Irish Open

Willow Connolly seeks to follow in her mum’s footsteps at the Irish Open

Team partypoker’s Louise Butler tells the story of Willow Connolly, Jenny Hegerty and the Irish Open.  This year, partypoker Ladies are sponsoring the Irish Open Ladies Championship Event. I’m so excited about it! The Irish Open is one of the longest running and most prestigious poker events in the world and female poker players have […]

The post Willow Connolly seeks to follow in her mum’s footsteps at the Irish Open appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Almost $2 Million Added to Guarantees During First Ever Super Sunday

We have revamped the Power Series tournament schedule by creating themed days and increasing the weekly combined guarantees from $4 million to $10 million, but on March 11th, the first-ever Super Sunday, we are boosting the guarantees of some tournaments by almost $2 million. Sundays are traditionally the biggest day for online poker tournament players […]

The post Almost $2 Million Added to Guarantees During First Ever Super Sunday appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Almost $2 Million Added to Guarantees During First Ever Super Sunday

We have revamped the Power Series tournament schedule by creating themed days and increasing the weekly combined guarantees from $4 million to $10 million, but on March 11th, the first-ever Super Sunday, we are boosting the guarantees of some tournaments by almost $2 million. The new Super Sunday schedule features tournaments with buy-ins from $1.10 […]

The post Almost $2 Million Added to Guarantees During First Ever Super Sunday appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Almost $2 Million Added to Guarantees During First Ever Super Sunday

We have revamped the Power Series tournament schedule by creating themed days and increasing the weekly combined guarantees from $4 million to $10 million, but on March 11th, the first-ever Super Sunday, we are boosting the guarantees of some tournaments by almost $2 million. The new Super Sunday schedule features tournaments with buy-ins from $1.10 […]

The post Almost $2 Million Added to Guarantees During First Ever Super Sunday appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$10 Million Guaranteed Every Week in the new Power Series

$10 Million Guaranteed Every Week in the new Power Series

Part of going all-in at partypoker is the launch of the new and improved Power Series tournaments that have had their weekly guarantees boosted from $4 million to a staggering $10 million. Each day of the week has classic Daily Majors with buy-ins suitable for every skill level and bankroll size. To mix things up […]

The post $10 Million Guaranteed Every Week in the new Power Series appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$10 Million Guaranteed Every Week in the new Power Series

$10 Million Guaranteed Every Week in the new Power Series

Part of going all-in at partypoker is the launch of the new and improved Power Series tournaments that have had their weekly guarantees boosted from $4 million to a staggering $10 million. Each day of the week has classic Daily Majors with buy-ins suitable for every skill level and bankroll size. To mix things up […]

The post $10 Million Guaranteed Every Week in the new Power Series appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Knowing When to Quit for the Day – A Poker Pro’s Perspective

Something that many new poker players in particular struggle with is knowing when to quit for the day.

Should you call it quits when you are winning, break-even or losing? What about length of time, number of hands and so on?

In short, it can be confusing especially for a poker beginner to know when to call it quits and stop playing for the day.

As someone who has played this game as a pro

Read More

partypoker apologises for last night’s downtime and adds almost $2,000,000 to next Sunday’s schedule

I would like to offer my sincere apologies for the partypoker downtime last night. This was caused by a malfunction in one of our servers that resulted in the system crashing at around 8pm GMT. We have identified the issue, the problem has been rectified, refunds are being processed and tighter procedures have been implemented […]

The post partypoker apologises for last night’s downtime and adds almost $2,000,000 to next Sunday’s schedule appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker apologises for last night’s downtime and adds almost $2,000,000 to next Sunday’s schedule

I would like to offer my sincere apologies for the partypoker downtime last night. This was caused by a malfunction in one of our servers that resulted in the system crashing at around 8pm GMT. We have identified the issue, the problem has been rectified, refunds are being processed and tighter procedures have been implemented […]

The post partypoker apologises for last night’s downtime and adds almost $2,000,000 to next Sunday’s schedule appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Advanced Heads Up Mastery Review: A Comprehensive Walkthrough

I recently had the opportunity to study the Advanced Heads Up Mastery course by Upswing Poker. I think some of the biggest edges (and potential profits) are in heads up poker so this course really caught my attention.

But the biggest reason why I was excited to have a look at it was because all of the content was created by 3-time WSOP bracelet winner and arguably the best no limit heads up

Read More

$10M Gtd KO Series Day 6: Two Victories for josef_shvejk

Day 6 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series was a day to remember for the partypoker player known as “josef_shvejk” because he won not one but two events for a massive cash haul. KO Series #27-H: $50K Gtd [6-Max] NL Hold’em Buy-in: $100+$9 Entries: 507 Prize pool: $50,700 Places paid: 72 Josef_shvejk’s first victory […]

The post $10M Gtd KO Series Day 6: Two Victories for josef_shvejk appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$10M Gtd KO Series Day 6: Two Victories for josef_shvejk

Day 6 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series was a day to remember for the partypoker player known as “josef_shvejk” because he won not one but two events for a massive cash haul. KO Series #27-H: $50K Gtd [6-Max] NL Hold’em Buy-in: $100+$9 Entries: 507 Prize pool: $50,700 Places paid: 72 Josef_shvejk’s first victory […]

The post $10M Gtd KO Series Day 6: Two Victories for josef_shvejk appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Life’s a Gamble: We’re ALL IN!

It’s a big week on partypoker, and it’s the start of something huge! Sunday 4th March sees the birth of “new partypoker”, and we are ALL IN. We’ve recently rolled out Version 1 of our new software, with our vastly improved table. It’s a big change for us, and so far, player feedback is pretty […]

The post Life’s a Gamble: We’re ALL IN! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Life’s a Gamble: We’re ALL IN!

It’s a big week on partypoker, and it’s the start of something huge! Sunday 4th March sees the birth of “new partypoker”, and we are ALL IN. We’ve recently rolled out Version 1 of our new software, with our vastly improved table. It’s a big change for us, and so far, player feedback is pretty […]

The post Life’s a Gamble: We’re ALL IN! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Life’s a Gamble: We’re ALL IN!

It’s a big week on partypoker, and it’s the start of something huge! Sunday 4th March sees the birth of “new partypoker”, and we are ALL IN. We’ve recently rolled out Version 1 of our new software, with our vastly improved table. It’s a big change for us, and so far, player feedback is pretty […]

The post Life’s a Gamble: We’re ALL IN! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$10M Gtd KO Series Day 5: Runner-Up Finish For Johnny Lodden

Johnny “JLoHarada” Lodden almost became the first member of Team partypoker to win a KO Series event when he finished second in the KO Series #23-HR: $200K Gtd NL Hold’em tournament. KO Series #23-HR: $200K Gtd NL Hold’em Buy-in: $1,000+$50 Entries: 225 Prize pool: $225,000 Places paid: 32 The KO Series #23-HR: $200K Gtd NL […]

The post $10M Gtd KO Series Day 5: Runner-Up Finish For Johnny Lodden appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$10M Gtd KO Series Day 5: Runner-Up Finish For Johnny Lodden

Johnny “JLoHarada” Lodden almost became the first member of Team partypoker to win a KO Series event when he finished second in the KO Series #23-HR: $200K Gtd NL Hold’em tournament. KO Series #23-HR: $200K Gtd NL Hold’em Buy-in: $1,000+$50 Entries: 225 Prize pool: $225,000 Places paid: 32 The KO Series #23-HR: $200K Gtd NL […]

The post $10M Gtd KO Series Day 5: Runner-Up Finish For Johnny Lodden appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Huge prizes to be won every week in the MILLIONS Online Leaderboards

We love giving value to our players here at partypoker so it should come as no surprise that we are launching a new promotion that is dripping with value. Keep reading to discover how you can get involved in this amazing promotion and get your hands on a share of $60,000 every week and over […]

The post Huge prizes to be won every week in the MILLIONS Online Leaderboards appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Value-packed MILLIONS Online Leaderboards Launch March 5th

We love giving value to our players here at partypoker so it should come as no surprise that we are launching a new promotion that is dripping with value. Keep reading to discover how you can get involved in this amazing promotion and get your hands on a share of $60,000 every week and over […]

The post Value-packed MILLIONS Online Leaderboards Launch March 5th appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More