New Year’s Poker Resolution: I’ll Track My 2021 Progress

New Year’s Poker Resolution: I’ll Track My 2021 Progress

If you’ve resolved to improve your poker game in 2021, know that you’re not alone. That’s said, it’s important to have a plan for how exactly you’re going to do that.

In this article, poker coach Sky Matsuhashi outlines a three-step plan to track your poker progress.

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KO Series Main Events Reach Their Final Tables!

The KO Series is nearing a thrilling conclusion with all three Main Events reaching their final tables. Only a handful of events remain uncompleted and these crown their champions today. January 19 is going to be huge for KO Series players. KO Series #21 Main Event Final Table Chip Counts “Kabyzzz” is the player to […]

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“Daily Legends Are Brilliant For People Who Have Work The Next Morning”

Grant Monaghan had a pleasant surprise when he logged into his partypoker account last week. Tucked away in the “My Tickets” section he found the following that wasn’t there a few hours earlier: The Warrior ticket ($215) The 300 ticket ($320) 3x $150 Daily Legend tickets Grant had topped Leaderboard 3 of the Legend of […]

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How a Stoic Mindset Can Make You a Much Better Poker Player

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Fran
Ferlan.

When looking at a high-stakes professional poker player losing a half a
million dollar pot, or busting out of a huge tournament “in the bubble” and
taking it in stride, the word “stoic” might come to mind. 

While colloquially referred to as someone who is calm and emotionless in the
face

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Rainer Kempe: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Rainer Kempe: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

German-born Rainer Kempe stands among the world’s best high stakes poker tournament players. He emerged as one of an elite class of German players that rose to the top of the game in the mid-2010s. Kempe strikes a ubiquitous presence on the modern-day high-roller tournament scene. He’s also involved in a relationship with poker pro […]

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Kriazhev Leads the WPT Montreal Main Event; Kolonias Second

Kriazhev Leads the WPT Montreal Main Event; Kolonias Second

The WPT Montreal Main Event got off to a flying start on January 17 when 482 players exchanged $3,200 for 200,000 chips on Day 1A. The curtain came down on proceedings almost exactly 11-hours later and it was Germany’s Andrei Kriazhev who found themselves at the top of the chip counts. WPT Montreal #01: Main […]

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CarpePiscis Claims Overall KO Series Main Event Lead

January 17 saw the three KO Series Main Events completed their second and final flights and your incredible support saw all three tournaments blitz their respective guarantees. The $1,050 Main Event has a $1,187,000 prize pool and a first-place prize of $76,013. $382,300 is in the prize pool for the $109 Mini Main Event, resulting […]

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Top 10 Ways for Poker Players to be Productive During Lockdown

Top 10 Ways for Poker Players to be Productive During Lockdown

With pandemic-induced lockdowns being the norm right now, it’s highly worthwhile to try and make the most of your time.

Bahman Zarghami put together this top 10 list of ways poker players can improve their productivity.

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PALbICH Takes Early Lead in KO Series Main Event

The three KO Series Main Events shuffled up and dealt for the first time on January 16 and it is “PALbICH” who finished as the chip leader in the $1 million guaranteed tournament. Plenty more went on during the day’s action, here are the KO Series highlights in case you missed them. KO Series #21 […]

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KO Series Round-Up: Big Six Max Wins as Main Events Loom

There were more big wins in the latest round of KO Series events as our players prepare for the massive Main Events. The $1 million guaranteed Main Event, $300,000 guaranteed Mini Main Event, and $50,000 guaranteed Micro Main Event all have the first of two starting flights kicking off at 19:05 GMT today, January 16. […]

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Online Poker – What You Don’t Know Could Hurt You

Online Poker – What You Don’t Know Could Hurt You

Recreational online poker players often don’t realize what they’re up against. Specifically, the more studious and pro poker players awaiting you at the felt are extremely well equipped to relieve you of your chips.

Professional poker player and coach Chris Wallace details exactly what advantages experienced, pro online poker players have against recreational players. It’s important to know what you don’t know, as it could hurt you!

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Aptly-Named Bounty Wins 6-Max Turbo KO Series; Pavlovic Sixth

January 15 saw the KO Series continue its march towards a thrilling finale with six more champions crowned and a trio of massive events completing their first starting flights. One player, in particular, stood out from the from the crowd if only because of their chose of alias. “Bounty” took down a $40,000 guaranteed 6-Max […]

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50x WPT Montreal Main Event Mega Sat Is This Weekend

An incredible 50 seats to the $2 million guaranteed WPT Montreal Main Event have to be won this weekend. You could be one of the lucky winners. The WPT Montreal #01 Main Event Day 1A Mega Satellite: 50x $3,200 Gtd shuffles up and deals at exactly 15:30 GMT on Sunday 17 January. This satellite would […]

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Introducing POKERithm: The Debut of Live Streamed Team Duplicate Poker

Introducing POKERithm: The Debut of Live Streamed Team Duplicate Poker

Debuting to much fanfare in the poker community, POKERithm incorporates the concepts of duplicate poker and league play into an entertaining live stream with commentary by expert players.

We interviewed POKERithm founder Matt Waxman to learn more about his new, innovative venture.

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How to Play Ace-Ten Suited in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & Postflop Tips)

How to Play Ace-Ten Suited in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & Postflop Tips)

What goes through your mind when you look down at Ace-Ten suited? Some people love it, some people hate it, but there’s not doubt that Ace-Ten suited is a hand you can win a lot of money with. In this article, I will be covering how to play it in various preflop situations and also […]

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“handsomeguy843” Wins KO Series High Roller For $55K

The trio of High Roller KO Series events crowned their champions on January 13 and it was “handsomeguy843” who secured the largest prize of the evening, one weighing in at more than $55,000. Keep reading to discover who else won big on January 13 and which massive events you can get your teeth into today. […]

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Interview with Indy Mellink, developer of a gender-neutral deck of cards

Interview with Indy Mellink, developer of a gender-neutral deck of cards

An interview with Indy Mellink, of Holland, who developed a gender-neutral deck of cards featuring gold, silver, and bronze rather than the king, queen, and jack.

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RecPoker | Ep 235 – Farid Jattin

RecPoker | Ep 235 – Farid Jattin

On this episode of the Rec Poker Podcast, the crew speaks with Farid Jattin, who is currrently ranked #6 in the Global Poker Index (GPI). He is also a top tier coach and instructor who will be conducting a training course exclusively for RecPoker Nation.

The conversation covers, generally speaking, what recreationally players need to do to become elite players.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/12/21): 2020 Year in Review w/ Chad Holloway & Robbie Strazynski

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/12/21): 2020 Year in Review w/ Chad Holloway & Robbie Strazynski

Poker media veterans Bernard Lee, Chad Holloway, and Robbie Strazynski review what happened in poker in 2020, including all things WSOP-related, online poker-related, and more, in part 1 of this two-part Year in Review special on the Bernard Lee Poker Show.

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Sam Trickett: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Sam Trickett: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Sam Trickett’s poker resume details the accomplishments of one of the world’s most successful poker players. The high-stakes tournament fixture has amassed more than $21 million in career tournament earnings since taking up the game. Born in Nottinghamshire, England, in 1986, Trickett chose a path as a poker pro while at a crossroads in life […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Poker’s Mixed Games

A Beginner’s Guide to Poker’s Mixed Games

Looking to get into mixed games? Mike Patrick has put together this handy beginner’s guide that’ll help all you hold’em junkies dip your toes into other poker variants.

In addition, he’s got some great starter tips that’ll ensure you can hold your own right from the get-go.

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Dzmitry Urbanovich Becomes a KO Series Champion

There was a stellar name at the top of the KO Series High Roller 6-Max Turbo payout table on January 12, that of Dzmitry Urbanovich. The Polish sensation has won millions of dollars from poker tournaments and added almost $12,000 to his already impressive tally by winning this event. KO Series – High Roller 6-Max […]

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Should Antonio Esfandiari be Considered as One of the All-time Greats?

Should Antonio Esfandiari be Considered as One of the All-time Greats?

It’s a no-brainer that Antonio Esfandiari will some day be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame. Do his numerous accolades at the felt, however, warrant him consideration in the discussion of players who are unquestionably all-time greats? We examine that question, and Antonio’s career, in this post.

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Kronktheman Banks More Than $60,000 in KO Series One Shot

Massive prizes were the order of the day on January 11 as the KO Series One Shot tournaments crowned their champions. The trio of One Shot champions won a combined $87,304 between them! Here’s who won those events. KO Series #16 – One Shot: $300K Gtd Final Table Results The $1,111 buy-in One Shot attracted […]

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Some Positive Stories of 2020 from the Poker Community

Some Positive Stories of 2020 from the Poker Community

With 2020 consigned to the dustbin of history, many people are happy to say “good riddance.” Notwithstanding all the bad that happened last year, there was good, too.

Here, direct from the poker community, are some great, heartwarming stories from 2020. They’re bound to give you hope for a bright future and imbue you with positivity.

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Top Online Poker Strategies Used by Skilled Players

Top Online Poker Strategies Used by Skilled Players

The best poker players have worked hard to master the essential skills as well as the nuances of the game. Whether you’re intending to play live or online, there’s so much to work on if you want to succeed. In this article we examine a couple of the more basic aspects of poker with which to start the learning process.

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How to Deal With Poker Variance (Pro’s Guide 2021)

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Fran Ferlan.

Handling the inevitable swings in poker is one of the biggest obstacles to
success for any aspiring poker player. 

Doing everything right and seemingly getting punished for it over and over
again is so incongruent to the human experience and preconceived notions of
justice and fairness that most

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Doug Polk vs Daniel Negreanu at $200/$400: Two Live Bluffs Analyzed

Doug Polk vs Daniel Negreanu at $200/$400: Two Live Bluffs Analyzed

If you haven’t been following the Doug Polk vs Daniel Negreanu Heads Up Grudge Match, you’ve been missing out. Doug jumped out to a lead of almost a million, but Daniel has since cut the deficit to just under $500,000. The match has already provided amazing entertainment value to those following the action. But on […]

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Turn $0.01 Into a Shot at a $2M Prize Pool in the WPT Montreal Main Event

partypoker and World Poker Tour have joined forces once again to bring you the spectacular WPT Montreal festival. This amazing series takes place online at partypoker from January 17 through February 1 and features, among other tournaments, a massive $2 million guaranteed WPT Montreal Main Event. Day 1A of the $2 million guaranteed WPT Montreal […]

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Win Up To Five Daily Prizes in the New Year Rush Promotional

The New Year is here (we say good riddance to 2020!) and what better way to welcome it in than by a new promotion brimming with value? That’s what the New Year Rush promotion is all about, giving added value to you, our players. New Year Rush begins on January 11 and runs for the […]

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Get Ready For the $750K APAT WCOAP Festival

Amateur poker players around the world are rejoicing after hearing the news of the massive World Championships Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) taking place online at partypoker. APAT and partypoker have joined forces to produce a bustling schedule of tournaments with combined guarantees in excess of $750,000! The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) created the […]

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Oxido333 Takes Down The Weekender For $55,584

KO Series rumbled on this weekend and produced some superb results, not least in the aptly named Weekender events. Let’s discover what went on and who won what on January 10. KO Series #14 – Weekender Final Table Results The $530 buy-in Weekender blew its $400,000 guarantee out of the water with those who entered […]

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Your Last Chance To Enter KO Series Weekender Events

What are your plans for this very cold, wintery Sunday? Your plans should involve playing at least one of the trio of The Weekender KO Series events. Day 1C of The Weekender comes in three buy-in levels: $530, $55, and $5.50. Two starting flights are already in the books with the third and final one […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/5/21): Rob Campbell (Part 2)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/5/21): Rob Campbell (Part 2)

Part 2 of the Bernard Lee Poker Show’s interview with 2019 World Series of Poker Player of the Year Rob Campbell.

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WCOAP 2021 Announced

WCOAP 2021 Announced

APAT are delighted to announce details of the 12th annual World Championship of Amateur Poker (WCOAP). The WCOAP will take place online at partypoker due to the Covid pandemic, with events playing out between January 23rd and February 8th, 2021. The festival…

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7 Ways in Which the Poker Community Is Helping Me Survive the Pandemic

7 Ways in Which the Poker Community Is Helping Me Survive the Pandemic

The pandemic has been a time of darkness, but thankfully poker and the poker community have been my saving grace. Here are 7 ways in which I’ve been able to survive the pandemic thanks to the poker community.

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KO Series Round-Up: Mini Events Are Anything But Mini!

You don’t have to spend a lot to win big at partypoker and our Mini KO Series events are proof of that claim. The more affordable tournaments on the KO Series schedule continue to produce juicy prize pools and award their champions substantial prizes. This is only possible thanks to your incredible support of these […]

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5 Paired Board Tips to Help You Win More Chips

5 Paired Board Tips to Help You Win More Chips

Paired flops can be quite tricky to play. All paired boards are different, but there are some general tendencies that you can follow. In this article, I will share 5 tips for playing paired flops. Given that this is one of the most frequent types of flop (roughly 17% of flops are paired), these tips may […]

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Become a Winner at Pot Limit Omaha FAST with the PLO Launch Pad Course

Become a Winner at Pot Limit Omaha FAST with the PLO Launch Pad Course

Taking up “The Great Game of Pot-Limit Omaha” can seem like an intimidating task. Even the most seasoned No-Limit Hold’em players might feel out of their depth when they sit down at a PLO table. Dylan “iheartco0kie” Weisman brings a new course to Upswing Poker aimed at giving newcomers to PLO a massive competitive edge. […]

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KO Series High Rollers Payout Almost $360K

KO Series continued on January 6, the official last day of Christmas, and what a day of poker it was. The three High Roller events crowned their champions and dished out $357,950 in total prize money while nine other partypoker players finished top of the pile and can now call themselves a KO Series winner. […]

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Poker Tips By George: Distractions Can Be Costly

Poker Tips By George: Distractions Can Be Costly

If you get distracted too easily at the poker tables, you might end up costing yourself money. Our Senior contributor George Epstein warns of the types of distractions that can not just make you lose focus, but might also cost you your chip stack.

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Texas Hold’em Questions Poker Bluffing Course: Full Review

Texas Hold’em Questions Poker Bluffing Course: Full Review

In this post we review Texas Hold’em Questions’ poker bluffing course. Offering good value for the £199 sticker price (10% discount using code CPL), this course makes for a good investment for serious poker players looking to improve on this particular skill.

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Lavertos Uses Daily Legends To Build a Bankroll From Scratch

Belarus’ “Lavertos” is living proof that anyone can at partypoker. The Deputy Director at an agricultural enterprise recently built a three-figure bankroll from zero. Nada. Zilch. How? Via our awesome Daily Legends tournaments. Laverots began playing poker with friends in 2010 and signed up to partypoker a few years ago. “I played for a while,” […]

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CanadaLuckBox Devours Joe Panini in the KO Series Super Seven

The trio of KO Series Super Seven events crowned their champions on January 5 and it was “CanadaLuckBox” who got their hands on the largest prize of the evening. A seven-handed format was a welcomed change of pace for the 319 players who bought into this event. Those entrants created a $159,500 prize pool, which […]

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KO Series Update: One Shot Events Produce Massive Payouts

The ninth numbered events of the KO Series were the huge One Shot, Mini One Shot and Micro One Shot tournaments and they produced some bankroll-boosting prizes for the finalists. The $1,111 buy-in One Shot had a $300,000 guarantee, which was hit thanks to 283 players buying in before the end of the limited late […]

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How to Play Strong Hands in a 3-Bet Pots (Hand Examples)

How to Play Strong Hands in a 3-Bet Pots (Hand Examples)

If you want to crush poker in 2021, you need to be an expert in 3-bet pots. Which is why for today’s article, we’re going to be reviewing a few hands from a recent 500NL Zoom session played by cash game pro and Upswing Lab coach Fried ‘mynameiskarl’ Meulders. The focus of this review is […]

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“upeshka” Starts 2021 With a $51.5K KO Series Score

Most poker players set themselves monetary goals at the start of each year. It seems like the natural thing to do. If “upeshka” has done this, they have already made some major inroads into achieving their goal because they padded their bankroll with more than $51,500 this weekend. “upeshka” came out on top of the […]

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Brazil’s Michel Golfe; Legend of the Week Leaderboard 4 Champion

Michel Golfe woke up to a welcomed surprise last week. Golfe logged into his partypoker account and found more than $1,500 worth of Daily Legends tickets waiting for him. The Brazilian had topped the Legend of the Week Leaderboard 4 without even knowing it! “I was surprised to see those tickets in my account. I […]

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How to Prevent Bad Beats – Is It Possible?

Something that people ask me all the time is if you can prevent bad
beats at the poker table. 

I am sure you are sick of getting so many bad beats in poker. So am I!

So, is there anyway to make them go away?

It is completely natural to ask this question because bad beats are actually
one of the hardest parts of the game to deal with.

Sometimes they come in

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“Bridget_Jones” Enters $2,691 Win Into Her Diary

“Bridget_Jones” became a KO Series champion on January 2 by taking down the $11 buy-in 8-Max event, turning that $11 into almost $2,700. If that isn’t worth an entry into Bridget Jones’ diary we don’t know what is. A bumper crowd of 2,543 players bought in for $11 resulting in the $20,000 guarantee being smashed […]

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Check Out The First KO Series Results of the New Year

2021 got off to a flying start at partypoker with six of our players taking down KO Series side events and three massive KO Series events completing the first of their two starting flights. KO Series – 6-Max Final Table Results “kelsey2706” was the last player standing from a field of 276 in the $215 […]

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Welcome In 2021 In Style By Becoming a KO Series Champion

Happy New Year to one and all from everyone at partypoker! We hope you’re all ready to get your grind on today because there are some awesome KO Series events that need winning. The seventh events of the bustling schedule shuffle up and deal at 19:05 GMT on January 1 and they are crammed full […]

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RecPoker | Ep 231 – Samuli Sipila on PLO Strategy

RecPoker | Ep 231 – Samuli Sipila on PLO Strategy

Samuli “TheJudas” Sipila (or Sam for short) is a professional poker player from Finland specializing in PLO, both online and live play.

In this fun conversation, Sam talks about PLO strategies, bankroll management, and the tennis elbow he has from playing about 11,000 hands/day as he pursues Diamond Elite status.

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KO Series Crowns Its High Roller Champions

December 30 was High Roller day for the KO Series with a trio of massive events taking place and crowning their champions. “Noname69” was the day’s biggest winner courtesy of victory in the $1,050 buy-in High Roller. A field of 145 grinders took to the partypoker tables and Noname69 outlasted them all. The champion defeated […]

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Two Victories Result in Moneynoproblems Becoming Legend of the Week

Christmas came early for Russia’s “Moneynoproblems” when he took down Leaderboard 2 in our ongoing Legend of the Week promotion. The Russian excelled in our Daily Legends tournaments, winning two of them, to be crowned the Legend of the Week. Moneynoproblems calls Krasnodar, Russia home and it’s from here that the grinder plays poker professionally […]

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SunTzu Shines at the KO Series Super Six Final Table

The weather outside may be freezing but the KO Series action at partypoker is red hot. The series continued on December 29 with three events crowning their champions, one of who was “SunTzu” who shone brightly in the $530 Super Six event. SunTzu was one of 280 players who bought into this superbly structured tournament […]

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Can She Fold a Full House Getting 7 to 1? (Analysis)

Can She Fold a Full House Getting 7 to 1? (Analysis)

One of the many common cognitive biases is commitment bias. In short, commitment bias is our unwillingness to make decisions that contradict things that we have said or done in the past. In poker, that is commonly expressed as the feeling of being committed to a pot into which we have invested. Good poker players […]

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KO Series One Shot Champion Banks $55.5K Score

“BARRELSWEET” will look back on December 28 with great fondness because it’s the day they became a KO Series champion. BARRELSWEET was one of 283 entrants in the $1,111 buy-in event and was the last player standing when the dust settled. Victory in this high stakes battle weighed in at $55,541 with bounties included. In […]

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Sam Greenwood: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Sam Greenwood: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Self-titled “poker enthusiast” Sam Greenwood doesn’t consider himself a poker pro. With a resume that includes more than $22.5 million in career tournament earnings, however, Greenwood’s poker ability puts him among the elite level of poker’s top professional players. Greenwood turned 32 years old in 2020 and is currently enjoying the peak of an impressive […]

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First KO Series Champions Crowned; Big Scores Galore

December 27 saw the first KO Series champions crowned and they all walked away with bumper prizes. All three Christmas Opener tournaments smashed their guarantees thanks to your incredible support. We can’t wait to see how the rest of the KO Series performs. KO Series #01 – Christmas Opener Final Table Results Place Player Prize […]

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“sunrunn3r” Leads KO Series Christmas Opener

The KO Series kicked off on December 25 and the first events have seen two of their three starting flights completed. Day 1C of the Christmas Openers shuffles up and deals at 16:05 GMT on December 27 with Day 2 taking place at 20:05, where we will see the first KO Series champions crowned. KO […]

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PokerCoaching.com Tournament Masterclass Review

PokerCoaching.com Tournament Masterclass Review

Used by thousands of poker players to boost their performance at the tables, there’s a reason that Pokercoaching.com has proven to be one of the world’s premiere poker training sites.

Site founder Jonathan Little’s Tournament Masterclass is the most comprehensive, structured No Limit Hold’em tournament course on the market today. You’re essentially guaranteed to get bang for your buck should you choose to enroll.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/22/20): Ken Tilden Tribute

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/22/20): Ken Tilden Tribute

The Bernard Lee Poker Show pays tribute to popular Massachusetts poker player Ken Tilden, who passed away due to COIVD-19.

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Christmas Sale On All My Poker Books and Videos

It’s Christmas and that means all of my poker books and my poker video
course will be 25% Off for the next few days.

If you have been waiting to pick up one of my best selling poker books or my
poker video course (especially as a Christmas gift for someone), now is the
time to cash in on some big savings.

Don’t know which poker book/video course is right for you?

Here are the

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Qualify For MILLIONS Online and Mini MILLIONS Online From Only $0.01

Tis the season for giving and we’re giving you sackfuls of value in our MILLIONS Online and Mini MILLIONS Online satellites. MILLIONS Online returns to partypoker in February – the 13th to be exact – but satellites for the $5,300 buy-in $5 million guaranteed spectacular are running right now We want as many of our […]

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Qualify For MILLIONS Online and Mini MILLIONS Online From Only $0.01

Tis the season for giving and we’re giving you sackfuls of value in our MILLIONS Online and Mini MILLIONS Online satellites. MILLIONS Online returns to partypoker in February – the 13th to be exact – but satellites for the $5,300 buy-in $5 million guaranteed spectacular are running right now We want as many of our […]

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Everything You Need To Know About KO Series’ Opening Weekend

The holiday season is almost here and that means its time to prepare for the KO Series at partypoker. KO Series runs from December 25 through January 19, during which time 23 numbers events, each played as a Progressive Knockout (PKO) tournament, take place. December 25, Christmas Day, is when the first events shuffle up […]

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Scott Seiver: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Scott Seiver: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Scott Seiver’s poker resume puts him in the elite class of poker’s most well-rounded players. The three-time WSOP bracelet winner stands as a good bet to win any tournament he’s in, no matter which poker variant is being played. The 35-year-old Ohio native boasts an impressive resume of results spanning the last 15 years. As […]

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RecPoker | Ep 229 – Sky Matsuhashi

RecPoker | Ep 229 – Sky Matsuhashi

Sky Matsuhashi is the host of the Smart Poker Study podcast and leads the membership side ThePokerForge.com. Sky is an expert in online play and has years of experience as an author, coach, player, and podcaster. Connect with Sky at smartpokerstudy.com or thepokerforge.com

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Bernard Lee and Family Mark 10th Annual Holiday Charity Drive

Bernard Lee and Family Mark 10th Annual Holiday Charity Drive

Some holiday traditions are truly beautiful, none more so than glorious customs of giving. For the tenth straight year, Bernard Lee and his family have put together and distributed personalized gift packages to families in their local area of Boston affected by homelessness.

Reading about the efforts of this great poker player and generous-spirited human being will warm your hearts, and perhaps inspire you to spread some holiday cheer of your own to those less fortunate.

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How A Beastly Pro Approaches Micro Stakes Games (Hand Analysis)

How A Beastly Pro Approaches Micro Stakes Games (Hand Analysis)

When it comes to the big blind, size does matter. People at different stakes play differently. Because of this, we thought it would be great to bring you some insight into how a higher stakes professional — used to all of those theoretically advanced poker shenanigans — approaches a game like the good ol’ $0.25/$0.50 […]

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It Is Possible to Profit in Online Poker?

It Is Possible to Profit in Online Poker?

Lest you think that being able to make money playing online poker is only for the select few, poker coach Sky Matsuhashi offers a number of practical proofs in this article that you, too, can be a winning online poker player.

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How online poker and casino games can keep you entertained during lockdown

How online poker and casino games can keep you entertained during lockdown

Online poker and casino games provide a welcome avenue of escape during lockdown. There are plenty of other things to do to take your mind of the restrictions and remain productive and mentally sane. We list a few ideas in this article.

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Poker Positions 101: Explaining What You MUST Know

Poker Positions 101: Explaining What You MUST Know

Position represents one of poker’s most important fundamental concepts. Newcomers to the game might hear terms like “under the gun,” “cutoff,” and “button,” and wonder what’s beings described by those words. Each of those terms describes a particular position at the poker table. Games like Texas Hold’em use a system of blinds, which are mandatory […]

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Top 10 Questions from Doug Polk’s “Ask Me Anything”

Top 10 Questions from Doug Polk’s “Ask Me Anything”

So far, things have been going well for Doug Polk in his Heads Up Grudge Match versus Daniel Negreanu. Since the $200/$400 Challenge began in early November, Doug has jumped out to an $814,290 lead through the first 10,784 hands.  Doug recently posted a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) thread in which he answered the […]

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The Latest KO Series is a Real Christmas Cracker!

Christmas is coming and what better way to celebrate by knocking out some of your fellow partypoker players? Not literally, mind you, we wouldn’t condone that. We mean eliminating them from some superb PKO tournaments during the KO Series. Day 1’s KO Series Events Don’t stuff yourself full of too much turkey on December 25 […]

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Poker Tips By George: Mark Twain Loved Poker

Poker Tips By George: Mark Twain Loved Poker

Much is known about the great Mark Twain, from his love of literature to his worldwide travels.

Twain also really loved the game of poker, and in this article our Senior contributor George Epstein recaps Twain’s great passion for the game.

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March 29, 2021 Sees the Irish Open Online Return to partypoker

The 2020 Irish Open took place online at partypoker and was a roaring success. Players from around the world competed for various titles and won more than €5.6 million between them. Miss out on glory last time? You get another chance in 2021. March 29, 2021 is the date to pencil into your calendars because […]

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How to Win More at Poker Without Studying

How to Win More at Poker Without Studying

Poker coach Tadas Peckaitis explains how even without study, it’s possible to win at poker. So long as you stick to a few basic but critical principles, you can still have the potential to end up a winner at the felt over the long term.

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Dominic Rickard: Legend of the Week is a Great Promotion

The Legend of the Week promotion is proving extremely popular thanks in part to rewarding Daily Legends grinders with masses of value. Dominic Rickard is one partypoker player who has benefited from this value-packed promotion having finished in first-place on Leaderboard 3 and securing a ticket package worth $815. Dominic is a 25-year-old who usually […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/15/20): Rob Campbell (Part 1)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/15/20): Rob Campbell (Part 1)

2019 World Series of Poker Player of the Year Robert Campbell joins the Bernard Lee Poker Show to discuss his win, and how he learned and began playing mixed games.

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Will Kassouf Turns €109 Satellite Into IPM Main Event Title

Will Kassouf Turns €109 Satellite Into IPM Main Event Title

Will Kassouf is the 2020 Irish Poker Masters Main Event champion after the British star outlasted 1,340 opponents in the €1,100 buy-in tournament. Kassouf won his seat via a €109 satellite and turned that into €215,163 by overcoming a stacked final table. IPM #04 Irish Poker Master Main Event Final Table Results Place Player Country […]

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John Juanda: Poker Results & Net Worth

John Juanda: Poker Results & Net Worth

John Junada’s career accomplishments put him among poker’s all-time greats. Juanda’s resume of big-money tournament finishes spans both the poker-boom era and the modern-day landscape of the game. Juanda’s feats in poker include five World Series of Poker bracelet wins and more than $25 million in live tournament earnings. He was a fixture on the […]

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€52K Score Is Just What The Doctor Ordered for Mary Pudmoreff

€52K Score Is Just What The Doctor Ordered for Mary Pudmoreff

December 13 was a special day for Mary Pudmoreff, or should we say Dr. Mary Pudmoreff to give Mary her proper title. It is the day that all Mary’s hard work paid off at the partypoker tables when she triumphed in the IPM #14 The JP Masters PKO event for €52,902. Mary lives in Sherwood […]

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Tune Into Twitch For The IPM Main Event And You Could Win a PlayStation 5

Tune Into Twitch For The IPM Main Event And You Could Win a PlayStation 5

The Irish Poker Masters Main Event has reached its official nine-handed final table and what a final table it has turned out to be. Nine excellent poker players from around the world have made it to the finale and are now only eight eliminations away from becoming the IPM Main Event champion and securing a […]

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How to Play Pocket Nines in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & Postflop Tips)

How to Play Pocket Nines in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & Postflop Tips)

Middling pairs like pocket nines are among the most difficult-to-play starting hands in No-Limit Hold’em. Of course, even many beginners know that when you flop a set with a hand like nines you should usually be looking to put as many chips into the pot as possible… …but since you will only flop a set […]

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Watch As The IPM Main Event Plays Down To Its Final Table Today

Watch As The IPM Main Event Plays Down To Its Final Table Today

Only 37 players remain in the hunt to become the 2020 Irish Poker Masters Main Event champion, an accolade that comes with a huge €215,163 cash prize. Those 37 players return to the action from 19:05 GMT on December 15. They’ll lock horns, butt heads and run audacious bluffs until only nine of them have […]

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How to Play Ace Jack Like the Pros

One of the hardest hands to play effectively in No Limit Hold’em is Ace Jack.

While it is a very strong hand in theory, and will be a large long term winner for you,
it will also often put you in all sorts of tricky spots.

You need to know when to bet, raise and most importantly, when to fold with
this hand. So here is your complete guide on how to play Ace Jack like the
pros.

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Sports Cards a “Hold ‘em” for Many Poker Players

Sports Cards a “Hold ‘em” for Many Poker Players

Sports card collecting has long been a hobby for many enthusiasts, but lately poker pros have really been getting in on the action.

Matt Tormey speaks with longtime sports card collectors Jeff Hwang and Tony Dunst to gain some insight into the phenomenon.

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Watch The Irish Poker Masters Main Event Reach Its Thrilling Conclusion

Watch The Irish Poker Masters Main Event Reach Its Thrilling Conclusion

The Irish Poker Masters Main Event is close to reaching its conclusion and you can watch all the action, as it happens, on the official partypoker Twitch channel. Get ready to watch some of the best poker tournament players in the world take to the partypoker tables in the quest to become the 2020 Irish […]

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Dzmitry Urbanovich Shines During IPM Main Event Day 1B

The Irish Poker Masters Main Event has completed both its starting flights with Day 1B concluding on December 13. The total attendance topped the scales at 1,341 entrants, meaning the €1 million guarantee has been blown out of the water. Team partypoker’s Dzmitry Urbanovich competed on Day 1B and shone brightly, bagging up 4,099,649 chips […]

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€1,115,207 On The Line…Should She Fold A SET? (Analysis)

€1,115,207 On The Line…Should She Fold A SET? (Analysis)

The late Kenny Rogers famously sang: You’ve got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em. Know when to walk away, and know when to run. Today we are going to analyze a famous hand where the person in question (Mario Ho) didn’t know when to hold ’em. The hand sent shock […]

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