If You Can’t Ace This Cash Game Quiz, You Need to Join the Lab

The Upswing Lab training course has helped poker players of all levels exceed their goals. The Lab’s greatest success story is probably high stakes regular Ali Imsirovic, but many more have seen dramatic improvements as well. If you can’t get all 10 questions correct on this quiz, you really need to get the Lab (unless […]

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If You Can’t Ace This Cash Game Quiz, You Need to Join the Lab

The Upswing Lab training course has helped poker players of all levels exceed their goals. The Lab’s greatest success story is probably high stakes regular Ali Imsirovic, but many more have seen dramatic improvements as well. If you can’t get all 10 questions correct on this quiz, you really need to get the Lab (unless […]

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Advance Your Multiway Skills with Nick Petrangelo (Free Video)

Advance Your Multiway Skills with Nick Petrangelo (Free Video)

High stakes tournament BOSS Nick Petrangelo is here to bolster your multiway pot game. He’s also got a special announcement about a new project he’s been working on. Watch below! [This post contains video, click to play] Want to win a free shirt, hat, or hoodie from the Upswing shop? For a chance to win, […]

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Advance Your Multiway Skills with Nick Petrangelo (Free Video)

Advance Your Multiway Skills with Nick Petrangelo (Free Video)

High stakes tournament BOSS Nick Petrangelo is here to bolster your multiway pot game. He’s also got a special announcement about a new project he’s been working on. Watch below! [This post contains video, click to play] Want to win a free shirt, hat, or hoodie from the Upswing shop? For a chance to win, […]

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What Top Poker Pros Already Know About 4-Betting

What Top Poker Pros Already Know About 4-Betting

You’re about to learn how professional poker players approach 4-betting. You’ll find the answers to these key questions in this article: Why do we 4-bet? With which hands should we 4-bet? What 4-bet size should we use? How should we adjust our 4-bet sizes in tournaments? The answers are actually quite simple and you can […]

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What Top Poker Pros Already Know About 4-Betting

What Top Poker Pros Already Know About 4-Betting

You’re about to learn how professional poker players approach 4-betting. You’ll find the answers to these key questions in this article: Why do we 4-bet? With which hands should we 4-bet? What 4-bet size should we use? How should we adjust our 4-bet sizes in tournaments? The answers are actually quite simple and you can […]

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Big Blind Defense Strategy 101: Tournaments vs Cash Games

Big Blind Defense Strategy 101: Tournaments vs Cash Games

Did you know that it is basically impossible to win money from the big blind in the long run? The big blind has to pay a full blind without looking at their cards (a massive disadvantage) and will be out of position against most opponents postflop. It’s an unforgiving position with many opportunities for mistakes. […]

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Playing with Deep Stacks: Tips, Tricks, & Adjustments to Help You Win

Playing with Deep Stacks: Tips, Tricks, & Adjustments to Help You Win

If playing with deep stacks (150bb+) makes you feel anxious or confused, this article will make your life easier. You’re about to learn how to: Adjust your preflop bet sizing when deep stacked. Choose the correct hands to 3-bet and 4-bet when deep stacked. Adjust your postflop game plan when deep stacked. Let’s dive in! […]

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How to Win on Low Flops When You’re Out of Position

How to Win on Low Flops When You’re Out of Position

If you’ve ever looked down at a low flop and been unsure how to proceed, this is the article for you. Today we’re going to focus on how to play on low boards out of position after raising before the flop. This can be an intimidating spot because the stack-to-pot ratio is high (making it […]

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(QUIZ) Can You Face Down a Double Barrel on the Turn?

(QUIZ) Can You Face Down a Double Barrel on the Turn?

Do you know when to fold, call, and raise against a double barrel on the turn? Let’s find out! Answer the following 10 questions in which you are the big blind versus a player who raised on the button, bet on the flop, and bet again on the turn, then you’ll get an online poker […]

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When a WSOP Champ Called All-in with Ten-High (Analysis)

When a WSOP Champ Called All-in with Ten-High (Analysis)

With 5 players left in the 2019 EPT Monte Carlo Main Event, Ryan Riess and Manig Loeser played a hand that shocked poker fans around the world. Here’s what the stacks looked like before the hand was dealt: And the prize structure: Riess started the hand as by far the shortest stack — even shorter […]

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When a WSOP Champ Called All-in with Ten-High (Analysis)

When a WSOP Champ Called All-in with Ten-High (Analysis)

With 5 players left in the 2019 EPT Monte Carlo Main Event, Ryan Riess and Manig Loeser played a hand that shocked poker fans around the world. Here’s what the stacks looked like before the hand was dealt: And the prize structure: Riess started the hand as by far the shortest stack — even shorter […]

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7 Poker Tournament Tips for Running Deep More Often

7 Poker Tournament Tips for Running Deep More Often

Poker tournament tips is, apparently, a pretty common search term on Google. I assume the searchers are looking for a quick checklist to go over before playing a tournament, and not advice on how much to tip the dealers after a big win. When I searched “poker tournament tips” for myself, none of the results […]

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Why Are Most Poker Players Wimpy Bluffers?

Why Are Most Poker Players Wimpy Bluffers?

(Photo: PartyPoker) In part 1 of this article series, I told you about the Honesty Principle. The Honesty Principle: As a whole, the poker community bluffs much less than it should. In part 2, you read about the poker artificial intelligence Libratus and its uncanny ability to bluff at balanced frequencies. It should be fairly […]

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When a Poker A.I. Went Crazy with Five-Three Suited (Analysis)

When a Poker A.I. Went Crazy with Five-Three Suited (Analysis)

In part 1 of this article series, we talked about the fact that the vast majority of poker players do not bluff often enough. As a result, their betting actions generally represent “honesty” (value hands) rather than “dishonesty” (bluffs). This led me to introduce what I call the Honesty Principle. The Honesty Principle: As a […]

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When to Avoid Playing Theoretically Sound

When to Avoid Playing Theoretically Sound

I was just listening to a podcast with Doug Polk and Andres “Educa-p0ker” Artinano. This quote from Andres stood out (paraphrased): Solvers are very good for studying the preflop and flop strategy, but not so useful for studying the turn and the river. Andres is basically saying that it’s less important to play theoretically sound […]

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Why Do Random & Silly Bluffs Work?

Why Do Random & Silly Bluffs Work?

Have you ever wondered why pure bluffs work when they do? By pure, I mean situations where the player who is betting has absolutely nothing (not even a draw) while the player who ends up folding has something decent, say at least a pair. Let’s consider the following situation in a live $5/$10 cash game […]

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Why Do Random & Silly Bluffs Work?

Why Do Random & Silly Bluffs Work?

Have you ever wondered why pure bluffs work when they do? By pure, I mean situations where the player who is betting has absolutely nothing (not even a draw) while the player who ends up folding has something decent, say at least a pair. Let’s consider the following situation in a live $5/$10 cash game […]

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3 Hands That Will Help You Bluff-Catch with More Success

3 Hands That Will Help You Bluff-Catch with More Success

Is there a more satisfying feeling in poker than calling a bluff? I really don’t think there is. I’m sure you want to experience feeling as much as possible, so you’re about to see 3 hand breakdowns that will help you sniff out more bluffs and fold at the right time. Each hand will include […]

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3 Tips for Winning with Gutshot Straight Draws

3 Tips for Winning with Gutshot Straight Draws

If you’ve ever been unsure of what to do with a gutshot straight draw, you’ve found the right article. Today you’ll learn 3 tips that will help you decide when to bet and when to check so that you start earning more money when you hold this type of draw. But first… What is a […]

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Introduction to Pot Odds | How and When to Use Pot Odds in Poker

Introduction to Pot Odds | How and When to Use Pot Odds in Poker

If you aren’t familiar with pot odds in poker or if you just want a refresher, you’re reading the right article. You are about to learn what pot odds are and how to calculate them step-by-step. After that, we will go over 3 examples of using pot odds in different situations (preflop and postflop). Finally, […]

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The Only Two Valid Reasons to Bet in Poker (Every Other Reason is Wrong)

The Only Two Valid Reasons to Bet in Poker (Every Other Reason is Wrong)

Why do we bet? This question has fascinated the best poker players for decades now. The legendary David Sklansky probably had the biggest contribution to the unraveling of the reasons behind fundamentally sound betting. Until recent years, the consensus was that there are two reasons to bet: To get value with our strong hands from […]

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Hand Reading 101: How to Read Hands Better Than a TV Pro

Hand Reading 101: How to Read Hands Better Than a TV Pro

Hand reading is one of the most misunderstood concepts among casual poker players. The mistake these casual players make is trying to put their opponent on one specific hand. That may make for good TV, but it’s not a practical or effective way to approach hand reading. You’re about to learn the right way to […]

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Hand Reading 101: How to Read Hands Better Than a TV Pro

Hand Reading 101: How to Read Hands Better Than a TV Pro

Hand reading is one of the most misunderstood concepts among casual poker players. The mistake these casual players make is trying to put their opponent on one specific hand. That may make for good TV, but it’s not a practical or effective way to approach hand reading. You’re about to learn the right way to […]

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How to Win More Chips When Out of Position in 3-Bet Pots

How to Win More Chips When Out of Position in 3-Bet Pots

Like I said in part 1 of this series, a quick way to increase your win-rate is to improve your c-betting strategy in 3-bet pots. Last time you learned about c-betting in position (IP) as the 3-bettor on two different types of flops (coordinated and uncoordinated). Today you’ll learn about c-betting out of position (OOP) as the […]

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What the Best Poker Pros Already Know About Playing vs. Double Barrels

What the Best Poker Pros Already Know About Playing vs. Double Barrels

I know something about you without having met you: you love strategy games. (If you didn’t, you probably wouldn’t have clicked on an article about poker strategy.) Whether its chess, Magic: The Gathering, or League of Legends, you’ve probably spent a lot of time playing these games. So, you must already know that there are […]

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When Should You Bet on the Flop After 3-Betting?

When Should You Bet on the Flop After 3-Betting?

A quick way to increase your win-rate is to improve your c-betting strategy in 3-bet pots. This article series will help you get ahead of your competition by improving your understanding of these crucial spots. In this first part, we’ll take a look at c-betting in position (IP) as the 3-bettor on two different types of […]

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5 Strategic Mistakes Poker Players Make (And How to Exploit Them)

5 Strategic Mistakes Poker Players Make (And How to Exploit Them)

Exploiting your opponents’ leaks is how you really take your win-rate to the next level.  What is a Leak in Poker? A leak is a consistent strategic mistake made by a poker player. This article is written so you don’t need to understand poker game theory to use these specific tactics to crush your opposition. That […]

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These 4 Poker Cheat Sheets Will Make Your Life Easier

These 4 Poker Cheat Sheets Will Make Your Life Easier

Poker cheat sheets can be great tools for improving your skills. To help you crush your competition this year, we’re giving you 3 sheets that will help you avoid costly and embarrassing mistakes at the table. The sheets we’re giving you today include (click to jump to that sheet): Poker Hand Rankings Cheat Sheet Table […]

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3 Late Position Battles Analyzed by a Cash Game Expert

3 Late Position Battles Analyzed by a Cash Game Expert

Hey guys! In this article, we are going to take a close look at 3 hands in which we 3-bet on the button against a cutoff open. Upswing Lab coach Fried “mynameiskarl” Meulders played these hands at 500NL Zoom on PokerStars (a game he crushes). Then, he analyzed each one for his last Lab video […]

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3 Late Position Battles Analyzed by a Cash Game Expert

3 Late Position Battles Analyzed by a Cash Game Expert

Hey guys! In this article, we are going to take a close look at 3 hands in which we 3-bet on the button against a cutoff open. Upswing Lab coach Fried “mynameiskarl” Meulders played these hands at 500NL Zoom on PokerStars (a game he crushes). Then, he analyzed each one for his last Lab video […]

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Why Bad Beats are a Poker Player’s Greatest Gift

Why Bad Beats are a Poker Player’s Greatest Gift

A smart friend once suggested to me that perhaps poker would be better if every time players were all-in, the dealer split the pot according to their equity, instead of running it out and pushing everything to the winner of the hand. For instance, if Alice had AA and Bob had KK and both went […]

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This Poker “Cheat Code” Will Help You Win More Hands

This Poker “Cheat Code” Will Help You Win More Hands

You’re about to learn about a powerful play that was kept secret for years by elite poker pros. It’s called “the weak lead”, and it entails leading on the turn into a player who just c-bet the flop. If you’re thinking “isn’t this called donk-betting?” the answer is yes! A decade or so ago, donk-betting […]

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5 Quick Guidelines for Playing Versus C-Bets on the Flop

5 Quick Guidelines for Playing Versus C-Bets on the Flop

Poker is a bit like American football. It’s important to have a solid offense (playing as the aggressor), but if your defense (playing vs. the aggressor) sucks, you’re going to have a tough time winning. Perhaps the most crucial defensive situation in poker is playing vs. a flop c-bet after defending your big blind. This […]

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Stop Bleeding Money in 3-Bet Pots (Playing Vs Missed Turn C-Bet)

Stop Bleeding Money in 3-Bet Pots (Playing Vs Missed Turn C-Bet)

The fastest way to improve at poker is to study the most consequential and frequent spots, such as 3-bet pots. In this article, you will find some tips and tactics for 3-bet pots that will help you win more consistently. More specifically, we are going to analyze 3 hands which have the following in common: […]

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3 Concepts That Should Shape Your Postflop Strategy in 2019 (Positional, Range, and Nut Advantage)

3 Concepts That Should Shape Your Postflop Strategy in 2019 (Positional, Range, and Nut Advantage)

Are you familiar with positional, range, and nut advantages in poker? Using these concepts to shape your postflop strategy will help you make more money in advantageous situations and limit your losses in disadvantageous ones. In this article, you will learn about each of these concepts and how exactly they should impact your strategy. Let’s […]

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3 Theoretically Winning Calls That Lose in Practice

3 Theoretically Winning Calls That Lose in Practice

Should you favor a theoretically sound strategy or play exploitative poker? This question has been a hot debate in the poker world for the past several years. Some are fierce supporters of theory (sometimes to their stack’s detriment), while others insist that theoretically sound poker has no value and should be disregarded (an absurd proposition). […]

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3 Theoretically Winning Calls That Lose in Practice

3 Theoretically Winning Calls That Lose in Practice

Should you favor a theoretically sound strategy or play exploitative poker? This question has been a hot debate in the poker world for the past several years. Some are fierce supporters of theory (sometimes to their stack’s detriment), while others insist that theoretically sound poker has no value and should be disregarded (an absurd proposition). […]

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How a Strategy Mastermind Adjusts in Smaller Games (3 Hands)

How a Strategy Mastermind Adjusts in Smaller Games (3 Hands)

Adjusting your strategy to exploit weak players is one of the most valuable skills you can have as a poker player. Today we’ll take an in-depth look at 3 hands played by strategy mastermind Ryan Fee during a 50NL session he recorded for Upswing Lab members.  While analyzing each hand, we’ll focus on Fee’s read-based […]

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How a Strategy Mastermind Adjusts in Smaller Games (3 Hands)

How a Strategy Mastermind Adjusts in Smaller Games (3 Hands)

Adjusting your strategy to exploit weak players is one of the most valuable skills you can have as a poker player. Today we’ll take an in-depth look at 3 hands played by strategy mastermind Ryan Fee during a 50NL session he recorded for Upswing Lab members.  While analyzing each hand, we’ll focus on Fee’s read-based […]

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When Should You Slow-Play a Strong Hand?

When Should You Slow-Play a Strong Hand?

It’s generally not a good idea to slow-play strong hands — you’ll usually win more money by fast-playing — but there is a time and a place for every move in poker. In this article, you’ll learn how to identify spots in which a tricky slow-play is more profitable than playing straightforward, and spots where […]

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When Should You Slow-Play a Strong Hand?

When Should You Slow-Play a Strong Hand?

It’s generally not a good idea to slow-play strong hands — you’ll usually win more money by fast-playing — but there is a time and a place for every move in poker. In this article, you’ll learn how to identify spots in which a tricky slow-play is more profitable than playing straightforward, and spots where […]

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How Should You React to Check-Raises on the Flop?

How Should You React to Check-Raises on the Flop?

It sucks to get check-raised, especially if you’re not sure how to react to them. It’s easy if your opponent is a tight player who rarely bluffs — against whom you should fold all but your strongest hands. But what about when a tough player — a guy who is capable of bluffing — check-raises […]

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The Ultimate Guide to 6-Handed Poker | 6-Max Cash Game Strategy

The Ultimate Guide to 6-Handed Poker | 6-Max Cash Game Strategy

6-max (or 6-handed) poker is by far the most popular online cash game format. 6-max games are so popular that they’ve almost completely replaced full-ring (or 9-handed) games on most online poker sites. If you want to become a successful online cash game player, having a strong 6-max game is mandatory. If you’re a tournament […]

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What is a Capped Range? How to Take Advantage of (And Protect Your Own) Capped Ranges

What is a Capped Range? How to Take Advantage of (And Protect Your Own) Capped Ranges

You probably already know that a range is the totality of hands that a player can have in a situation. You also probably know that focusing on ranges, not specific hands, is the professional way to approach poker. But are you familiar with the concept of capped ranges? Learning what a capped range is and […]

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3 Spots You Should Actually Consider Theory (And 3 Spots You Shouldn’t)

3 Spots You Should Actually Consider Theory (And 3 Spots You Shouldn’t)

Poker theory can baffle new players, partly because they have preconceived notions about the game — they’ll say things like, “look him in the eye and you’ll know if he’s bluffing,” or, “I had a feeling that raising was the right play.” Usually, these players learn the hard way that there is much more to […]

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What Are Implied Odds? How to Use Implied Odds Like a Veteran Pro

What Are Implied Odds? How to Use Implied Odds Like a Veteran Pro

Implied odds aren’t difficult to understand, but many players misapply them while playing. This leads to easily avoidable but costly mistakes. To help you avoid such mistakes, you’re about to learn what implied odds are, how they work, and how they should help shape your strategy. We will cover: What are implied odds? How do […]

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Pros and Cons of 66% & 100% Pot-Sized C-Bets (The Ultimate Guide, Part 2)

Pros and Cons of 66% & 100% Pot-Sized C-Bets (The Ultimate Guide, Part 2)

Ready to bolster your flop c-betting skills? Today you’re going to learn the advantages and disadvantages of two common flop c-bet sizes: 66% and 100% pot-sized bets. This is part 2 of The Ultimate Guide to Flop C-Bet Sizing. Check out part 1 here. Here’s the example situation we’ll use throughout this article: You are playing […]

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tonkaaaap Reveals 3 Insights On His Way To A 2000% ROI

tonkaaaap Reveals 3 Insights On His Way To A 2000% ROI

“Do as I say, not as I do” -Parker “tonkaaaap” Talbot as he analyzes a hand from a $530 multi-table tournament (MTT) on PartyPoker, which he went on to win for about $10k. In this 1.5 hour hand review for Upswing Lab members, tonkaaaap walks you through every hand he played in this MTT. I […]

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tonkaaaap Reveals 3 Insights On His Way To A 2000% ROI

tonkaaaap Reveals 3 Insights On His Way To A 2000% ROI

“Do as I say, not as I do” -Parker “tonkaaaap” Talbot as he analyzes a hand from a $530 multi-table tournament (MTT) on PartyPoker, which he went on to win for about $10k. In this 1.5 hour hand review for Upswing Lab members, tonkaaaap walks you through every hand he played in this MTT. I […]

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What Flop C-Bet Size Should You Use in Cash Games? (The Ultimate Guide, Part 1)

What Flop C-Bet Size Should You Use in Cash Games? (The Ultimate Guide, Part 1)

Here’s a situation you’ve probably faced many times. You are playing a $0.50/$1.00 cash game. The action folds to you on the button, and after raising to $2.50, the big blind calls and you see a flop that looks like this: Q♠ T♦ 5♥ The big blind checks. You have a hand to continuation bet […]

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Suited Connectors: 5 Strategic Mistakes Poker Players Should Avoid

Suited Connectors: 5 Strategic Mistakes Poker Players Should Avoid

It can be tough to know when (and how) to play a suited connector in Texas Hold’em. If you neglect to consider important factors — such as stack sizes and your opponent’s tendencies — you will likely make a costly mistake with these hands. You’re about to read 5 tips that will help you understand […]

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Suited Connectors: 5 Strategic Mistakes Poker Players Should Avoid

Suited Connectors: 5 Strategic Mistakes Poker Players Should Avoid

It can be tough to know when (and how) to play a suited connector in Texas Hold’em. If you neglect to consider important factors — such as stack sizes and your opponent’s tendencies — you will likely make a costly mistake with these hands. You’re about to read 5 tips that will help you understand […]

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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 […]

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[QUIZ] Phil Hellmuth Sees Poker Players as Animals. Which One Are You?

[QUIZ] Phil Hellmuth Sees Poker Players as Animals. Which One Are You?

When Phil Hellmuth sees a poker player, he sees an animal (according to his book Play Poker Like the Pros). The specific animal he sees — whether it be a mouse, an eagle, or something else — is based on that player’s style. Ready to find out which animal Phil thinks you are? Take this […]

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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 […]

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$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: […]

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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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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: […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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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, […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

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$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 […]

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How to Thin Value Bet Like a Veteran Pro (3 Tips for Thin Value Betting in Poker)

How to Thin Value Bet Like a Veteran Pro (3 Tips for Thin Value Betting in Poker)

Value betting is how you’ll make most of your money at the tables. This is especially true against recreational players, who tend to be on the over-calling side of the spectrum. Today I am going to share 3 tips for thin value bets that will help you squeeze every last drop of cash from your opponents. […]

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$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 […]

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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, […]

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$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 […]

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The Smart Approach to Losing Poker Sessions (3 Questions to Ask Before Quitting)

The Smart Approach to Losing Poker Sessions (3 Questions to Ask Before Quitting)

It’s tough to know when to walk away from the poker table, but sometimes it’s the most valuable skill you can have. A few days ago, I was sitting at my home in Las Vegas and suddenly felt the itch to hit the live felt. This is a rare feeling for me. But when you […]

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$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 […]

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10 Cash Game Poker Tips for Dominating the Table

10 Cash Game Poker Tips for Dominating the Table

Do you plan on playing a cash game anytime soon? You’re in luck! Today we’ll cover 10 fundamental tips that will help you dominate your cash game competition. You’ll learn when to bluff on the flop, how to play versus limps, and more. And make sure you stay tuned until the end for 2 bonus […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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$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 […]

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How to Crush Nits (10 Tactics to Maximize Profit Against Tight Players)

How to Crush Nits (10 Tactics to Maximize Profit Against Tight Players)

A “nit” is a player with a noticeably weak playing style, and they won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. With so many nits out there, learning how to exploit them is very important for your long term win-rate. And beyond that, it’s actually pretty darn fun to exploit these players. Today we’ll discuss how to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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: […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How to Make the Most Profitable Decision Against Any Bet Size [2nd Edition]

How to Make the Most Profitable Decision Against Any Bet Size [2nd Edition]

Faced with a bet, you can react in one of three ways: call, fold, or raise. It’s usually pretty apparent when raising is the correct decision–with super strong hands that want to extract value and with bluffs that want to steal the pot. Whether to call or fold, on the other hand, is often not […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Can You Crush Like OtB_RedBaron? — Advanced Poker Strategy Quiz

Can You Crush Like OtB_RedBaron? — Advanced Poker Strategy Quiz

‘Otb_Redbaron’ is considered the best 6-max player right now, and Upswing’s own Andres Artinano (‘Educa-p0ker’) has been battling him for years. In fact, Andres built his strategy by studying the Baron’s strategy, and he has decided to share his knowledge in his advanced Crush the Baron training course. This quiz is based on the tactics and strategies revealed […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

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How to Beat the Guy Who Is Always Betting — Countering an Aggressive Poker Strategy

How to Beat the Guy Who Is Always Betting — Countering an Aggressive Poker Strategy

Geez, this guy just won’t stop betting. I just need to be patient, wait for a strong hand, and then I’ll win a fat pot from him! You’ve probably thought something similar to this while facing an ultra-aggressive player. But while this line of thinking seems to make sense, a patient approach is not always […]

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$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 […]

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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 […]

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Playing Blind vs Blind — 5 Tips to Help You Stack More Chips

Playing Blind vs Blind — 5 Tips to Help You Stack More Chips

Sub-optimal blind vs blind play is a common leak among amateurs and professionals alike. Players often neglect this part of their game because blind versus blind situations seem relatively infrequent, but they probably happen a lot more often than you think. In this article, we’ll discuss 5 tips for improving your blind versus blind strategy. […]

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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 […]

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10 Quick Poker Tips That Will Help Your Game In 5 Minutes

10 Quick Poker Tips That Will Help Your Game In 5 Minutes

If you’re looking for easy to remember and quick poker tips that will help you win, you’re in luck! Today we’ve compiled 10 tactics and strategies that will make you a more confident and profitable poker player. Now, this list won’t teach you how to win every time – not even the greatest poker players […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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When Should You Continue Barreling on a Brick Turn Card?

When Should You Continue Barreling on a Brick Turn Card?

If you’ve ever been confused on the turn after c-bet-bluffing on the flop, then this article is for you. Knowing whether or not to fire that second barrel will have a huge impact on your overall results. Today I’m going to help you understand when to continue barreling and when it’s best to surrender the […]

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Which Draws Should You Semi-Bluff With?

Which Draws Should You Semi-Bluff With?

Bluffing is an indispensable part of the game—as Doug likes to say, “Bluffing is life in poker.” In this article, we’ll discuss how to go about choosing hands to semi-bluff, and we’ll break down the process that every elite player uses to fine-tune this aspect of their game. What makes a good semi-bluffing hand? There […]

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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

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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 […]

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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.

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Only 20% of Poker Players Will Ace This C-Betting Quiz

Are you a c-betting-boss? We’re about to find out! For each question, assume you have no solid reads on your opponent. Some questions have more than one correct answer. Become an Expert Overbettor, Punish Your Opponents, And Print Money  Preview Doug Polk’s Overbetting module below–1 of 56 learning modules in the Upswing Lab Join us […]

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Only 10% of Poker Players Will Ace This C-Betting Quiz

Only 10% of Poker Players Will Ace This C-Betting Quiz

You’re about to find out if you’re an END BOSS when it comes to c-betting on the flop versus a big blind defender. For each question, assume your opponent is a competent player against whom you have no specific reads. This quiz has been updated (originally published in June 2018). If the quiz is not […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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If You Get 8/10 On This 3-Bet Pot Quiz, You’re a Shark

How competent are you at playing 3-bet pots as the defender? Take your time and think carefully, because these 10 questions are tough. For each question, assume that you have no information about your opponent. And be sure to share your results at the end. Best of luck!  Note: Everything on upswingpoker.com is 25% off […]

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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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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” […]

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$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 […]

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$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. […]

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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. […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Stop Fearing Triple Barrels with this Professional Approach

Stop Fearing Triple Barrels with this Professional Approach

Let’s be honest: we all sigh when an opponent fires that dreadful triple barrel, putting us to the test both technically and mentally. A triple barrel is when a player bets on the river after betting on the flop and turn. There is a deeply embedded fear in most players that their opponents are not […]

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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How to Check-Raise on the River Like a Pro

How to Check-Raise on the River Like a Pro

It’s difficult to play out-of-position as the preflop caller. In this scenario our opponent, the preflop raiser, has both a range advantage and a positional advantage. However, we can still implement a well-thought-out check raising strategy, which will hinder our opponent’s ability to bet thinly for value and bluff. How important is check-raising? To demonstrate […]

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How to Check-Raise on the River Like a Pro

How to Check-Raise on the River Like a Pro

It’s difficult to play out-of-position as the preflop caller. In this scenario our opponent, the preflop raiser, has both a range advantage and a positional advantage. However, we can still implement a well-thought-out check raising strategy, which will hinder our opponent’s ability to bet thinly for value and bluff. How important is check-raising? To demonstrate […]

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How to Check-Raise on the River Like a Pro

How to Check-Raise on the River Like a Pro

It’s difficult to play out-of-position as the preflop caller. In this scenario our opponent, the preflop raiser, has both a range advantage and a positional advantage. However, we can still implement a well-thought-out check raising strategy, which will hinder our opponent’s ability to bet thinly for value and bluff. It will make them think twice […]

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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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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$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 […]

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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

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How to Destroy Your Opponent After Seeing One Showdown

How to Destroy Your Opponent After Seeing One Showdown

Sometimes it takes just one showdown for a great poker player to change their game plan and start crushing opponents. In this article I will teach you how to start thinking like a truly great player when it comes to making these immediate adjustments. You will first be presented with three hand examples that reach […]

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How to Destroy Your Opponent After Seeing One Showdown

How to Destroy Your Opponent After Seeing One Showdown

Sometimes it takes just one showdown for a great poker player to change their game plan and start crushing opponents. In this article I will teach you how to start thinking like a truly great player when it comes to making these immediate adjustments. You will first be presented with three hand examples that reach […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How to Play Small Pocket Pairs in Tournaments

How to Play Small Pocket Pairs in Tournaments

The disguised nature of a flopped set makes small pocket pairs very profitable. However, although they are profitable for most players, some tend to play them wrong in certain situations. A common mistake, for instance, is flatting too many small pocket pairs versus early and middle position opens. This is one of a few scenarios […]

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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

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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

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4 Ways to Improve Your Results in Multi-Way Pots

4 Ways to Improve Your Results in Multi-Way Pots

Multi-way pots can cause headaches, and it’s easy to understand why. More players means more variables, and potential for the pot to swell quickly. But if you want to crush live games or low stakes games online–where loose and passive preflop play is common–you’ll need a sound approach for multi-way pots. Today we’ll discuss 4 […]

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Preflop Strategy Quiz — Only a Feared Grinder Will Get 9/10

Preflop Strategy Quiz — Only a Feared Grinder Will Get 9/10

Ready to challenge your preflop skills? Because these 10 questions aren’t meant to be easy. When you get a question correct, make a note and share your total score at the end. glgl! Question 1: True or False: Limping preflop is never better than raising. Click “Show” below when you’re ready for the answer.   Question […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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3 Tips to Help You Maximizing Winnings with Overpairs

3 Tips to Help You Maximizing Winnings with Overpairs

How do you play overpairs after the flop? “Play ‘em fast,” someone told me years ago. “If you don’t, you’ll miss out on value.” Despite its simplicity, this is generally good advice. The idea, of course, is to get maximum value from what’s presumably the best hand. But nothing is simple in poker. In this […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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$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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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$10M Gtd KO Series Day 4: Final Table for Louise Butler

Day 4 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series saw another 15 champions crowned, and while none of the members of Team partypoker managed to get their hands on a title, Louise Butler made it to the final table of very tough tournament. KO Series #19-H: $50K Gtd [6-Max Fast] NL Hold’em Buy-in: $100+$9 Entrants: […]

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$10M Gtd KO Series Day 4: Final Table for Louise Butler

Day 4 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series saw another 15 champions crowned, and while none of the members of Team partypoker managed to get their hands on a title, Louise Butler made it to the final table of very tough tournament. KO Series #19-H: $50K Gtd [6-Max Fast] NL Hold’em Buy-in: $100+$9 Entrants: […]

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3 Simple Steps to Stop Playing Too Many Hands in Poker

A big problem that many people suffer from at the poker tables is playing too many hands. This can be especially easy to do if you have a big stack in a tournament or even in a cash game.

A lot of people will think that they can afford to splash the chips around a little bit more because of this.

But this is a dangerous game to play because many of your opponents will be waiting for a good

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$10M Gtd KO Series Day 3: Team partypoker reach two final tables

Day 3 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series continued at partypoker on February 27th with another 15 action-packed events. When the day was over and the dust had settled, we discovered two members of Team partypoker had navigated their way to KO Series final tables. KO Series #12-H: $100K Gtd Buy-in: $200+$15 Entries: 616 […]

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$10M Gtd KO Series Day 3: Team partypoker reach two final tables

Day 3 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series continued at partypoker on February 27th with another 15 action-packed events. When the day was over and the dust had settled, we discovered two members of Team partypoker had navigated their way to KO Series final tables. KO Series #12-H: $100K Gtd Buy-in: $200+$15 Entries: 616 […]

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$10M Gtd KO Series Day 2: Six-Max Action Draws in Crowds

Day 2 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series saw all 15 scheduled events switch to a short-handed format, which only served to ramp up the excitement another notch. KO Series #08-HR: $100K Gtd [6-Max] NL Hold’em Buy-in: $500+$30 Entries: 209 Prize pool: $104,500 Places Paid: 24 Place Player Prize Bounties Bounty payment 1 geileap […]

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$10M Gtd KO Series Day 2: Six-Max Action Draws in Crowds

Day 2 of the $10 million guaranteed KO Series saw all 15 scheduled events switch to a short-handed format, which only served to ramp up the excitement another notch. KO Series #08-HR: $100K Gtd [6-Max] NL Hold’em Buy-in: $500+$30 Entries: 209 Prize pool: $104,500 Places Paid: 24 Place Player Prize Bounties Bounty payment 1 geileap […]

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$10M Gtd KO Series Day 1: Huge Score for BigOrator

The $10 million guaranteed KO Series kicked off at partypoker on Sunday 25th February with the first 18 of 164 scheduled events, including the massive $1 million guaranteed Championship Event, the first of seven Championship Events you can play. KO Series #03-H: $1M Gtd [Championship Event] Buy-in: $200+$15 Entries: 3,856 Prize pool: $1,000,000 Places Paid: […]

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$10M Gtd KO Series Day 1: Huge Score for BigOrator

The $10 million guaranteed KO Series kicked off at partypoker on Sunday 25th February with the first 18 of 164 scheduled events, including the massive $1 million guaranteed Championship Event, the first of seven Championship Events you can play. KO Series #03-H: $1M Gtd [Championship Event] Buy-in: $200+$15 Entries: 3,856 Prize pool: $1,000,000 Places Paid: […]

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Play Two $1M Gtd KO Series Championship Events on the new partypoker table on March 4th

partypoker released a software update on Saturday 24th February that saw a number of significant improvements made to your playing experience. The changes to the existing tables rolled out with the changes reflecting the feedback we have received from you, our valued players. If you downloaded the latest update, you will see some key improvements […]

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partypoker announces $10 million schedule for new KO Series

partypoker today announced full details for the forthcoming $10 million KO Series which will run from Sunday 25th February to Sunday 4th March. 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 $1.10 in the Micro category up to […]

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partypoker announces creation of brand new Team Online

partypoker announces creation of brand new Team Online

partypoker has announced the creation of a new team of sponsored players dedicated to promoting the game online as well as competing at partypoker LIVE events around the globe. Top Brazilians Renato Nomura, Lui Martins and Day Kotoviezy, along with Austrian pro Josip Simunic, will all be competing regularly online at partypoker.com as well as […]

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partypoker announces new table, bigger and better MTT schedule

New and improved table and overhauled Power Series to be released in the next four weeks along with extra $250k in added value leaderboard prizes Software update partypoker will release a software update on Saturday 24th February that will see a number of significant improvements to the playing experience. A number of upgrades to the […]

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partypoker announces full calendar for 2018 MTT Online Series

partypoker will run more online MTT festivals this year than ever before, with ten Series scheduled to run between now and December 2018, all with multimillion dollar guaranteed prizepools. The 2018 Online Series includes a brand new High Roller series that will run in December alongside Millions Online. partypoker will also run three new Knockout […]

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POWERFEST VII Day 4: Joao Simao wins the $50K Gtd PKO

Joao Simao became the first member of Team partypoker to win an event at the $15 million guaranteed POWERFEST VII after he triumphed in the POWERFEST #13-M: $50K Gtd PKO NL Hold’em tournament. POWERFEST #13-M: $50K Gtd PKO NL Hold’em Buy-in: $215 Entrants: 358 Prize pool: $71,600 Place Player Prize 1 joaosimaobh $6,945 2 kartalselami […]

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Zaymovishka takes down the Title Fight for $42,625

It was another super Sunday on January 14 at the partypoker virtual felt as thousands of players logged in, sat down and played for a share of hundreds of thousands of dollars. $250,000 Gtd Title Fight Buy-in: $215 Entrants: 1,143 Prize pool: $250,000 Place Player Prize 1 Zaymovishka $42,625 2 vsevoldrauzer $30,500 3 okearney $20,025 […]

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Six POWERFEST promotions you can’t afford to miss

Six POWERFEST promotions you can’t afford to miss

POWERFEST returns to partypoker from January 21st through to February 4 and brings with it 147 events with combined guarantees of $15 million. Not only is there a tournament for everyone on the schedule, there are six POWERFEST promotions that will award $300,000 in prizes. POWERFEST promotions: Satellite leaderboards There is more than $34,000 in […]

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Big scores galore in the partypoker Sunday tournaments

There are some massive online poker tournaments held at partypoker every Sunday and January 7 was no different with several players ending their sessions having bagged themselves a five-figure score. Here, we take a look at some of the biggest tournaments held at partypoker on January 7, 2018 and see who walked away a partypoker […]

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