New Poker Marketing Agency, Above the Felt®, Makes its Debut

New Poker Marketing Agency, Above the Felt®, Makes its Debut

Above the Felt has just launched as a new poker marketing agency dedicated to bringing the excitement of the game to the corporate world. Featuring a stable of accomplished poker pros including Chris Moneymaker, Matt Berkey, Darren Elias, and Jamie Kerstetter, the agency – headed by Tom Wheaton – is all set to make waves.

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PokerGO Monthly Preview: March 2021

PokerGO Monthly Preview: March 2021

Tim Duckworth previews all the content set to be released on PokerGO during the month of March 2021. These range from new episodes of High Stakes Poker and Poker After Dark to new releases of WSOP Europe episodes from years past as well as High Stakes Duel featuring Phil Hellmuth vs. Daniel Negreanu.

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Sitbon and Jorstad Win Warm Up and Mini Warm Up Events

Day 2 of the Warm Up and Mini Warm Up events crowned their champions on February 28 while the Day 1B of the MILLIONS Main Event was in full swing. Julian Sitbon and Epsen Uhlen Jorstad both became MILLIONS Online champions and padded their bankrolls with some serious cash. Sitbon Takes Down The Warm Up […]

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Jetten Tops Day 1B and MILLIONS Online Main Event Smashes Guarantee

Jetten Tops Day 1B and MILLIONS Online Main Event Smashes Guarantee

Another 493 players bought into the MILLIONS Online Main Event on Day 1B, taking the total number of entrants to 1,084 and the prize pool to an impressive $5,420,000. Peter Jetten was the star of the second and final flight, he bagged up 26,423,338 chips and the title of Day 1B chip leader. MILLIONS Online […]

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Top Pro Plays Pocket Queens Passively with $2.7 Million On the Line

Top Pro Plays Pocket Queens Passively with $2.7 Million On the Line

Dominik Nitsche is considered by many to be one of the best tournament players in the world, and for good reason. In his career, the German native has amassed $18,649,880 in live tournament earnings, including 4 World Series of Poker bracelets. But being one of the greatest players in the world doesn’t mean others won’t […]

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Lefrancois Warms Up For MILLIONS Online Main Event With a PLO Victory

Lefrancois Warms Up For MILLIONS Online Main Event With a PLO Victory

Pascal Lefrancois told the partypoker blog that winning the MILLIONS Online Main Event would be “the cherry on top of a very good year”. He warmed himself up nicely for a Day 1B run on February 28 by taking down the $5,200 Omaha High Roller event last night for $84,220. Fifty-two players bought into the […]

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Igor Kurganov: Poker Results and Relationship With Liv Boree

Igor Kurganov: Poker Results and Relationship With Liv Boree

Igor Kurganov emerged as one of poker’s top tournament players in the 2010s. He might best be known for his relationship with fellow poker pro Liv Boeree, but Kurganov boasts an all-time great list of results at the poker table. Kurganov entered 2021 at No. 32 on the Hendon Mob all-time tournament earnings list. With […]

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RecPoker | Ep 249 – Maria Ho

RecPoker | Ep 249 – Maria Ho

Poker legend Maria Ho joins RecPoker to talk about her worlds of playing poker, commentating poker, and doing reality TV.

Maria also shares a bit about growing up in a conservative Chinese family and how that impacted college and how she approached getting into poker.

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Chess Grandmaster Ladva Turns $530 Into $525K

Chess Grandmaster Ladva Turns $530 Into $525K

Ottomar Ladva was determined not to be merely a pawn among kings and queens when he entered the $25,500 buy-in MILLIONS Online 6-Max Super High Roller event. The Estonian chess grandmaster swept through the field like a rook before becoming king of the tournament and banking $525,089. Amazingly, Ladva qualified for this massive Super High […]

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Poker Tips by George: The Kicker Can Make The Difference

Poker Tips by George: The Kicker Can Make The Difference

Your kicker matters! Sometimes it matters so much that it could mean a six-figure prize swing! That’s the situation our Senior contributor George Epstein discusses in this latest tips and strategy column.

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Joakim Andersson Triumphs in the MILLIONS Online 6-Max High Roller Turbo

Joakim Andersson Triumphs in the MILLIONS Online 6-Max High Roller Turbo

Joakim Andersson helped himself to a $77,484 prize when he took down the MILLIONS Online #12 6-Max High Roller Turbo event. Fifty-eight players bought in for $5,200 and only one remained after 4.75 hours of intense poker action; Andersson was that man. Stellar names littered the chip counts through the tournament, as you’d expect from […]

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RangeTrainerPro Review: The Best App for Memorizing GTO Ranges

RangeTrainerPro Review: The Best App for Memorizing GTO Ranges

The RangeTrainerPro app makes studying and memorizing GTO ranges affordable to the masses.

Developed by K.L. Cleeton and Matt McElligott, this app will allow you to study just like the pros do, at a fraction of the cost.

Check out our review, by Ivan Potocki.

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Jason Koon Progresses to Day 2 of the MILLIONS Online SHR; Wilson Leads Final 11

Jason Koon Progresses to Day 2 of the MILLIONS Online SHR; Wilson Leads Final 11

What an incredible evening of poker we witnessed on February 23 thanks to some of the world’s best players descending on partypoker for the MILLIONS Online 6-Max Super High Roller. Some 70 players bought in for $25,500 to obliterate the $1 million guarantee. Only 11 of those starters remain in the hunt for the title, […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/23/21): Survivor Icon “Boston Rob” Mariano

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/23/21): Survivor Icon “Boston Rob” Mariano

The Bernard Lee Poker Show welcomes Survivor icon Rob Mariano, who discusses his time on the reality TV show, his love for the game of poker, and his new cookbook Boston Rob’s Family Favorites.

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Poker Hand Rankings: Two Pair

Poker Hand Rankings: Two Pair

Making two pair in a game of poker often gives you a strong enough hand to win the pot. To make two pair, you must draw two distinct pairs in the same five-card hand. Two pair beats one pair and also beats high card hands. Three-of-a-kind (along with everything above it in the poker hand […]

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What Is Equity Distribution & Why Does It Matter?

What Is Equity Distribution & Why Does It Matter?

There’s no doubt about it: Poker has gotten tougher over the years. There are many concepts that shape modern strategy that were unheard of during the height of the poker boom. One of those concepts is equity distribution. If you want to play (close to) optimal poker in certain scenarios, understanding equity distribution is crucial. […]

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“partypoker’s Tournaments Are How Poker Should Be Played”

Joby Plunkett was one of many partypoker players who thoroughly enjoyed the recent APAT World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP). Topping the WCOAP Mini leaderboard is just one of the reasons for Joby’s enjoyment. The structure of our tournaments was another major factor, as you’re about to find out. Joby lives in Cambridgeshire with his […]

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THE FESTIVAL Launches a New Poker-Casino-Sports Betting Live Gambling Series this June

THE FESTIVAL Launches a New Poker-Casino-Sports Betting Live Gambling Series this June

The Festival is set to launch the first ever live poker-casino-sports betting hybrid event series this summer, from June 7-13, in Tallinn, Estonia.

Founded by Martin Franke von Zweigbergk, The Festival promises to offer tons of great poker and gambling fun along with loads of parties and destination activities making it a vacation for players and their significant others.

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The Best Poker Strategy Advice From The Art of War

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

“Poker is war. People pretend it is a game.” – Doyle Brunson

With more than half a century of poker experience, Texas Dolly sure knows what
he is talking about. Poker is war, albeit of a more civilized sort.

And war, war never changes. So why not learn the lessons from the most famous
war manual that

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Why Does a Straight Beat Two Pair?

Why Does a Straight Beat Two Pair?

Strong poker hands don’t come around all that often, so it’s crucial to know just where your made hand stacks up in the poker hand rankings. If it’s a hand like two pair or a straight, it probably has a good chance of holding up as the winner when you take it to showdown. Both […]

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9 Poker Skills to Practise While You Homeschool Your Kids

9 Poker Skills to Practise While You Homeschool Your Kids

During lockdown many parents have been pulling double duty as teachers. If you’ve already got to monitor your kids, might as well practice some poker skills, right?

Here are nine timely tips and ideas from Adam Hampton.

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Poker Tips by George: Who Do I Fear the Most at the Poker Table?

Poker Tips by George: Who Do I Fear the Most at the Poker Table?

George Epstein talks about the types of poker players who strike fear into his heart and who he tries to avoid when at the tables. They’re dangerous and could scoop all your chips up if you’re not careful.

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WPT500™ events offer millions of dollars in prizes to partypoker players

WPT500™ events offer millions of dollars in prizes to partypoker players

The WPT500™ series is just a few weeks away, where players will be given the chance to play in two prodigious events paying out $1,000,000 in prizes. Running on partypoker from Sunday, March 7, 2021, to Tuesday, March 23, 2021, the series will jump straight into the high-profile action, with Day 1A of the WPT500 […]

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Dvoress Outshines MILLIONS Online Main Event Day 1A Field

The MILLIONS Online Main Event kicked off in earnest on February 21 and saw 591 players take to the partypoker felt. Only 87 of those starters punched their Day 2 tickets and nobdoy accumulated more chips than Daniel Dvoress. Dvoress finished his flight with a tournament-leading 30,582,133 chips. There may be a lot of poker […]

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My European Poker Adventures: Arriving in the poker world at EPT San Remo 2008

My European Poker Adventures: Arriving in the poker world at EPT San Remo 2008

Longtime poker industry veteran Christin Maschmann continues her series of stories recounting her first forays into the poker world.

Her latest stop takes place at the 2008 EPT San Remo event, where she worked with numerous poker notables and watched the then-unknown Jason Mercier win his first marquee event.

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Become the 2021 Irish Open Main Event Champion For Only €0.01

The 2021 Irish Open Main Event takes place at partypoker from March 28 and you could be playing in the €1 million guaranteed tournament for the tiny investment of €0.01. Every effort was made to host the 2021 Irish Open Main Event in the live poker arena, but the continuing global pandemic put paid to […]

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You Don’t Want To Miss These Awesome MILLIONS Online Streams

You Don’t Want To Miss These Awesome MILLIONS Online Streams

Grab your diaries and make sure they’re free on the following dates because you seriously don’t want to miss our Twitch coverage of the biggest MILLIONS Online events. partypoker Twitch commentators James Dempsey and Henry Kilbane are joined by special guests, including Team partypoker’s Isaac Haxton and Patrick Leonard, as they bring you cards-up coverage […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/16/21): Scott Stewart

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/16/21): Scott Stewart

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2021 bestbet Jacksonville Winter Poker Open Main Event Champion, Scott Stewart, who discusses his victory in the event.

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Dante Fernandes Crowned MILLIONS Online Omaha High Roller Champion

Brazil has itself another MILLIONS Online champion. Dante Fernandes took down the $3,200 buy-in Omaha High Roller only a couple of days after Yuri Dzivielevski triumphed in the $10,300 6-Max High Roller. MILLIONS Online #06 Omaha High Roller Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize 1 Dante Fernandes Brazil $61,025 2 Aku Joentausta Finland $38,635 […]

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Doug Polk Reveals His Graph vs Negreanu (with Red/Blue/EV Lines)

Doug Polk Reveals His Graph vs Negreanu (with Red/Blue/EV Lines)

Two weeks ago, Doug Polk secured victory in his Heads Up No Limit Grudge Match vs. Daniel Negreanu. He won $1,201,807 over the course of 25,000 hands. The two battled on WSOP.com, which does not allow HUDs or tracking software. However, after the conclusion of the challenge, the site offered up the hand histories to Doug, […]

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Kristen Bicknell Wants To Give You a $5,300 MILLIONS Online Main Event Seat

Kristen Bicknell Wants To Give You a $5,300 MILLIONS Online Main Event Seat

Team partypoker’s Kristen Bicknell is feeling in a generous mood and is giving one lucky partypoker the chance to play in the $5 million guaranteed MILLIONS Online Main Event for free. That’s correct, you’ve not misread that sentence, one of you will receive a $5,300 ticket for free. The competition is super easy to enter, […]

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Roberts Krigers Shines In Five Diamond and Becomes Legend of the Week

Roberts Krigers has two passions in life: law and poker. The latter saw him become a partypoker Legend of the Week, taking down Leaderboard 2 after some stellar performances in The Five Diamond Daily Legends tournament. Roberts hails from Riga, Latvia where he lives with his poker-playing girlfriend. He’s played poker since his early teens […]

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Justin Ouimette Wins MILLIONS Online Mini Main Event

Justin Ouimette Wins MILLIONS Online Mini Main Event

Justin Ouimette is the MILLIONS Online Mini Main Event champion! The Canadian pro outlasted 1,126 opponents on his way to securing the largest prize of his career, a cool $184,507. Ouimette has more than $3.7 million in online poker tournament winnings, yet none of his prizes weighed in at six-figures. That fact has changed with […]

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Dzivelevski and Adams Win High Rollers; Molnar Leads Mini Main Event

February 16 was the biggest day of the MILLIONS Online festival so far with two massive high roller events crowning their champions and the Mini Main Event reaching its final table. Yuri Dzivelevski Bags 6-Max High Roller Title Brazilian superstar Yuri Dzivielevski is $186,637 richer than a day ago courtesy of him taking down the […]

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How Being Scared Money Can Cost You Big Money (Hand Analysis)

How Being Scared Money Can Cost You Big Money (Hand Analysis)

Have you ever been scared money? It can do funny things to you. Some players adjust too aggressively and fire out loose 3-bets and 4-bets, afraid to trust their postflop skills. Others get too timid and look for reasons not to put chips in the pot. One way a person can be scared money is […]

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Smiljkovic Leads Final 25 in the MILLIONS Online Mini Main Event

The $1,100 MILLIONS Online Mini Main Event field is down to only 25 players and it is Daniel Smiljkovic who leads the way. Smiljkovic is one of two players who finished Day 2 with a stack containing more than 100 million chips, 133,639,726 to be exact. Smiljkovic has more than $3.4 million in online poker […]

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What to Do Versus a Big River Bet (3 Simple Tips)

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

Playing the river optimally is what makes or breaks your winrate. 

It’s the biggest money street and you often have to make a decision for your
whole stack. The amount of money in the pot by the river often paralyzes
players, because they are overly focused on the pot size, which affects their

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Poker on Screen special: Polk guests on The Lock-In to break down Heads-Up victory

Poker on Screen special: Polk guests on The Lock-In to break down Heads-Up victory

Doug Polk looks back at the closing out of a phenomenal heads-up victory against bitter rival Daniel Negreanu with The Lock-In lads.

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Upswing Poker’s PLO Launch Pad: A Thorough Review

Upswing Poker’s PLO Launch Pad: A Thorough Review

As more and more players have begun to take interest in Pot Limit Omaha, it’s never been more important to have the game’s fundamentals down pat. Enter Upswing Poker’s PLO Launch Pad course, by Dylan Weisman.

For just $99, this 10-hour-long PLO course provides excellent value and bang for your buck. Absolutely a worthwhile investment for poker students.

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Sebastian Henao Leads MILLIONS Online Mini Main Event

Sebastian Henao Leads MILLIONS Online Mini Main Event

The MILLIONS Online festival has gotten off to a flying start with the Mini Main Event obliterating its $1 million guarantee. A massive crowd of 1,127 players bought in across a pair of starting flights and only 169 of those starters remain in the hunt for the $184,507 top prize. MILLIONS Online Mini Main Event […]

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Poker Hand Rankings: High Card

Poker Hand Rankings: High Card

A high card hand consists of five cards that don’t make a pair or any other kind of made hand. The lowest-ranking hand in the poker hand rankings, high card hands can only beat other high card hands. Ace-high represents the strongest high card hand, while the lowest possible five-card high card hand is six-high. […]

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I Am From Michigan; Help Me Find Real Money Online Poker Sites

I Am From Michigan; Help Me Find Real Money Online Poker Sites

With Michigan just having legalized online poker, it’s important to be able to sort through all the different online poker options available such that you can ensure you’re playing at a reputable site that caters to your preferences as a poker player.

Here’s a primer on what to be on the lookout for when deciding to play real money online poker in Michigan.

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Poker Hand Rankings: One Pair

Poker Hand Rankings: One Pair

A pair represents the lowest-ranking made hand in the standard poker hand rankings. A one pair hand consists of two of the same ranking card, along with three other unpaired cards in a five-card hand. One pair hands beat high card hands, but a pair loses to every other made hand. For example, three-of-a-kind, straights, […]

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How to Play Flopped QUADS (And Other Ultra Strong Hands)

How to Play Flopped QUADS (And Other Ultra Strong Hands)

The flop comes… and you SMASH it — you’ve got the mothereffin’ nuts! Flopping hands like quads and boats doesn’t happen particularly often. But when it does, you should try to make the most of it by extracting as much money as possible. This article will help you do that. Let’s dive in straight away. […]

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You’re Invited to a LOVE PARTY and There Are Prizes Galore!

We are throwing a LOVE PARTY and every partypoker player is invited to join in festivities. There are sackfuls of mystery prizes to be won every day, plus weekly prizes too. Love Party? You bet you do! We’re spreading the love from February 11 right through to March 3, that 21 days of non-stop partying. […]

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Super Daily Legends Give You A Better Chance of Winning Big

Super Daily Legends Give You A Better Chance of Winning Big

Our Daily Legends tournaments continue to be extremely popular thanks, in part, to their fantastic structures. How do you improve something that resonates so well with you, our valued players? You supersize them, of course! Super Daily Legends are now a thing and we can’t wait to see you compete in them. We’re supercharging a […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/9/21): Ronnie Bardah

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/9/21): Ronnie Bardah

2012 WSOP bracelet winner Ronnie Bardah joins the Bernard Lee Poker Show to talk about chopping the 2021 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open for his biggest ever win, as well as what it’s like to play live tournament poker under COVID restrictions.

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Poker Hand Rankings: Three of a Kind

Poker Hand Rankings: Three of a Kind

Making three-of-a-kind often gives you a hand that’s strong enough to win the pot in a game of poker. You’ve made three-of-a-kind when you hold three of the same ranking card, along with two other unpaired cards, in a five-card hand. Three-of-a-kind ranks as the seventh-best possible hand in the standard poker hand rankings. This […]

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Poker Tips by George: Politics and Poker – Use Your Imagination

Poker Tips by George: Politics and Poker – Use Your Imagination

Our Senior contributor George Epstein put together a creative story that illustrates how perhaps politics could have a positive influence through poker.

Cast aside your political leanings; this interesting read will likely make you think about poker — and politics — in a different way.

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RecPoker | Ep 244 – Ryan Laplante

RecPoker | Ep 244 – Ryan Laplante

Poker Pro and coach Ryan LaPlante, of Learn Pro Poker, joins the show for a conversation about playing live poker again in the pandemic era.

Ryan also talks about what kind of tells he looks for in villains, and the group goes over a hand in which Ryan soul-reads a foe to make a killer river call!

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Patrick Blye wins WCOAP Main Event Bracelet & $27,408!

Patrick Blye wins WCOAP Main Event Bracelet & $27,408!

The curtain came down on a massively successful APAT World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) with the crowning of the Main Event champion. Patrick Blye of Canada is that champion, a result that saw the Canadian walk away with an impressive $27,408. The $109 buy-in…

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Patrick Blye Wins APAT WCOAP Main Event For $27.4K

Patrick Blye Wins APAT WCOAP Main Event For $27.4K

The curtain came down on a massively successful APAT World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) with the crowning of the Main Event champion. Patrick Blye of Canada is that champion, a result that saw the Canadian walk away with an impressive $27,408. The $109 buy-in Main Event attracted a bumper crowd of 1,751 entrants who […]

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5 Ways Online Bingo is Like Online Poker

5 Ways Online Bingo is Like Online Poker

Both online poker and online bingo have devoted followings of fans eager to gamble it up, but the similarities between the two popular games don’t end there.

In this article James Guill lists five of the things that online poker and online bingo have in common.

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5 Dream Poker Trips: My Post-Pandemic List

5 Dream Poker Trips: My Post-Pandemic List

Geoff Fisk has done a good amount of traveling in his work as a poker live reporter, but he still has quite a few destinations to knock off his bucket list.

In this article, Geoff lists his top 5 dream poker trips to venues located both in the U.S. and abroad.

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“Winning MILLIONS Online Would be The Cherry On Top Of A Very Good Year”

“Winning MILLIONS Online Would be The Cherry On Top Of A Very Good Year”

Pascal Lefrancois is a poker player who is respected and feared in equal measure. Lefrancois has won almost $5.3 million from live poker tournaments and several more million from the online poker world. 2010 saw Lefrancois win a WSOP bracelet in a $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em event. You may recall he poised for his winner’s photograph […]

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This Weekend’s Big Games Award Massive Prizes

Our trio of Big Game tournaments awarded some massive prize this week. The champions of The High Roller Big Game, The Big Game, and Mini Big Game shared almost $130,000 between them! Davison Tops Star-Studded High Roller Big Game The High Roller Big Game drew in a 118-strong crowd this weekend and the top 20 […]

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What is the Probability of Winning in Poker?

What is the Probability of Winning in Poker?

Making the right poker odds calculations can often be the difference maker between a winning and losing session. In this article we briefly outline how beneficial it can be to correctly calculate poker odds, specifically as it’ll help you save more and win more at the tables.

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Three More WCOAP Champions Crowned; Main Event is Today

Three more partypoker players can call themselves APAT WCOAP champions after a trio of Championship Events crowned their winners. The PLO, Turbo Knockout, and Turbo are now done and dusted, paving the way to the massive $150,000 guaranteed WCOAP Main Eventand its $20,000…

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Three More WCOAP Champions Crowned; Main Event is Today

Three more partypoker players can call themselves APAT WCOAP champions after a trio of Championship Events crowned their winners. The PLO, Turbo Knockout, and Turbo are now done and dusted, paving the way to the massive $150,000 guaranteed WCOAP Main Event and its $20,000 guaranteed Mini Main Event cousin. Suokas Wins PLO Championship For Finland […]

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10 Baddest (& Biggest) Beats from Polk vs Negreanu at $200/$400

10 Baddest (& Biggest) Beats from Polk vs Negreanu at $200/$400

Luck was a big topic of conversation in the Doug Polk vs. Daniel Negreanu Grudge Match. Through different points of the challenge, both players felt that they were been victim to worse luck. Today’s article will look at 10 bad beats that went for $108,389.96+. Before you get worked up at the order or contents […]

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10 Bonus Beats from Polk vs Negreanu

10 Bonus Beats from Polk vs Negreanu

This is a continuation of our countdown of the 10 Baddest (& Biggest) Beats from Polk vs Negreanu at $200/$400. We couldn’t fit all of the worst beats in that article, so we listed the rest here. Enjoy! 10 Bonus Beats: These hands weren’t for as much money as the ones listed above, but they […]

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Tenno Tonts Takes Down WCOAP Super High Roller Event

Tenno Tonts secured the largest prize awarded during the APAT WCOAP so far when he triumphed in the $530 buy-in Super High Roller event. Some 223 players bought in, which meant the $100,000 guaranteed prize pool was surpassed by $11,500. The top 34 finishers received…

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Tenno Tonts Takes Down WCOAP Super High Roller Event

Tenno Tonts secured the largest prize awarded during the APAT WCOAP so far when he triumphed in the $530 buy-in Super High Roller event. Some 223 players bought in, which meant the $100,000 guaranteed prize pool was surpassed by $11,500. The top 34 finishers received a slice of this ample pie so spare a thought […]

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Polk Wins $1.2 Million in 25,000 Hands vs Negreanu

Polk Wins $1.2 Million in 25,000 Hands vs Negreanu

One of the most fervently followed heads-up matches in poker history came to an end with a seven-figure victory for Upswing Poker founder Doug Polk. Polk came away with $1.2 million in profit in a heads-up match against archrival Daniel Negreanu, with the last of the 25,000-hand match wrapping up Wednesday. Polk and Negreanu battled […]

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Poker Hand Rankings: Straight

Poker Hand Rankings: Straight

True to its name, a straight consists of five sequential cards in a game of poker. Straights are often strong enough to win in a poker showdown and rank sixth in the poker hand rankings.  A straight only loses to a royal flush, straight flush, four-of-a-kind, full house, or flush. Here’s an example of what […]

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Poker Hand Rankings: Flush

Poker Hand Rankings: Flush

Making a flush can often result in winning the pot in a game of poker. One of the stronger hands you can make, the flush ranks fifth in the poker hand rankings, behind the royal flush, straight flush, four-of-a-kind, and full house. A flush consists of any five cards that are all the same suit. […]

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Become the Poker Player You Were Born To Be With MyGame Whiz

Ask any successful poker player how they became top of their game and they’ll all give similar answers. They all put in plenty of practice and they all analyse their play away from the tables. MyGame Whiz, the awesome free poker tool from partypoker, is designed to help you improve your poker skills and take […]

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Suzie Willamson: Winning a WPT Title is a Dream Come True

Suzie Willamson: Winning a WPT Title is a Dream Come True

Poker players from around the world dream of taking down a major tournament. British starlet Suzie Williamson did exactly that during the WPT Montreal festival, taking down the $162 6-Max PKO Turbo for a shade under $7,500. Suzie took some time out from her busy schedule to chat exclusively with us about her fantastic win […]

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5 Poker Movie Scenes Illustrating Poor Judgement and Etiquette

5 Poker Movie Scenes Illustrating Poor Judgement and Etiquette

While extremely entertaining, the poker depicted in films like Rounders, Molly’s Game, and Maverick often features displays of poor etiquette and judgement.

In this article, Daniel Arluison picks five poker scenes from well-known movies that illustrate behaviour that ought not to be exhibited at the felt in real poker games.

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How to Play Ace-Five Suited in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & 6 Postflop Tips)

How to Play Ace-Five Suited in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & 6 Postflop Tips)

Ace-Five suited (A5s) is a powerful hand that has generated a lot of conversation in the past few years. If you’ve ever looked at preflop ranges, you’ve likely noticed that A5s gets included in a lot of different ranges, even when some higher suited aces are not. That’s really no surprise given it’s powerful properties: […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/2/21): Joe Hebert (Part 2)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/2/21): Joe Hebert (Part 2)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show features the second and final part of Bernard’s interview with Joe Hebert, who won the U.S. Bracket of the 2020 WSOP Main Event, and finished second to Damian Salas in the heads-up battle for ultimate supremacy.

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WCOAP Round-Up: Three More Champions Crowned

Three more APAT players became WCOAP champions recently as the massive $109 buy-in $150,000 guaranteed Main Event looms. The 6-Max, Knockout, and PLO8 Championship saw their champions crowned, these are those winners. Jan Strazisar Takes Down 6-Max Championship Jan Strazisar of Slovenia emerged as a worthy champion in…

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Benjamin Rolle goes from Zero to Hero to win Super MILLION$ Title for $424,581

Benjamin Rolle goes from Zero to Hero to win Super MILLION$ Title for $424,581

The British-based player took down the weekly high roller event, triumphing from behind to overcome some stellar names.

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Benjamin Rolle Goes from Zero to Hero to Win Super MILLION$ Title for $424,581

Benjamin Rolle Goes from Zero to Hero to Win Super MILLION$ Title for $424,581

The British-based player took down the weekly high roller event, triumphing from behind to overcome some stellar names.

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APAT WCOAP Round-Up: Three More Champions Crowned

Three more APAT players became WCOAP champions recently as the massive $109 buy-in $150,000 guaranteed Main Event looms. The 6-Max, Knockout, and PLO8 Championship saw their champions crowned, these are those winners. Jan Strazisar Takes Down 6-Max Championship Jan Strazisar of Slovenia emerged as a worthy champion in the WCOAP 6-Max Championship. Some 603 players […]

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Tips For Starting Out With Video Poker Games

Tips For Starting Out With Video Poker Games

Video poker remains popular among all games players, even those who prefer opponents at the felt rather than competing against the house. That said, it’s worthwhile to master optimal strategy for video poker gameplay so as to maximize your potential winnings.

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The Range C-Bet: 10 Spots to Continuation Bet 100% of the Time

The Range C-Bet: 10 Spots to Continuation Bet 100% of the Time

Poker strategy changes a lot over time. Before the poker boom, people generally played too passively. Then there was an over-correction by some players, who would continuation bet (c-bet) almost 100% on every flop. This is known by some as a “range c-bet” (shorthand for “c-betting with range”). While c-betting 100% in every situation is […]

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Check Out The New Pot-Limit Omaha Daily Legends

There were already some excellent Pot-Limit Omaha tournaments running each day at partypoker but not PLO fans have even more choice with the launch of the PLO Daily Legends. Daily Legends continue to be incredibly popular thanks to the way they’re set up. Our specially devised blind structure allows the tournaments to finish at a […]

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“Winning MILLIONS Online Would Be One Of My Top Achievements in Poker”

“Winning MILLIONS Online Would Be One Of My Top Achievements in Poker”

There are few poker players in the world who have enjoyed as much success at the tables as Adrian Mateos. The Spaniard has more than $21.3 million in live tournament cashes thanks to a list of titles as long as your arm. Mateos became the youngest-ever player to win three World Series of Poker (WSOP) […]

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Daniel Dvoress Takes Down the WPT Montreal Mike Sexton Classic

Daniel Dvoress Takes Down the WPT Montreal Mike Sexton Classic

Daniel Dvoress has done it again, he’s won yet another massive event after taking down the WPT Montreal Mike Sexton Classic on February 1. Twenty players returned to the action for Day 2 of the $10,300 buy-in event with Dvoress leading them back into battle. He stayed in control throughout proceedings and emerged as a […]

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5 Insanely Useful Advanced Poker Strategy Tips

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

Poker is an incredibly competitive game, and it’s no surprise by any means.
Wherever there’s money, there’s people scrambling to get a piece of the
action. 

One great thing about poker is that, unlike many other endeavours, there’s a
minimum barrier of entry. Anyone can play, and anyone can win, and it only

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Poker Tips by George: If It’s Good Enough for Bill Gates…

Poker Tips by George: If It’s Good Enough for Bill Gates…

Bill Gates’ success as the Chairman of Microsoft is legend the world over. What’s somewhat lesser known is that Gates loves poker and that the game played quite the role in his life, especially during his collegiate years at Harvard.

In this article, our Senior contributor George Epstein details how poker influenced Gates and thus the rise of his company into a global powerhouse.

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How to Host the Perfect Poker Night

How to Host the Perfect Poker Night

From what food to prepare to what games to play to what equipment to use, there’s a lot to be organized when it comes to planning the perfect home poker game.

Our guide gives you plenty of ideas and tips so you can be ready to host a great poker night in your home.

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Set Your Sights On The Special Bounties in the Predator Hunt

The Predator is one of our more popular Daily Legends tournaments thanks, in part, to its $30,000 guaranteed prize pool for a $22 buy-in. Its popularity is set to rise now we’ve launched the Predator Hunt promotion. We challenge you to hunt 19 selected “predators” who will be frequenting The Predator tournament. The Predator runs […]

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Christoph Moritz Wins WPT Montreal Playground Closer For $59.7K

Christoph Moritz Wins WPT Montreal Playground Closer For $59.7K

Christoph Moritz is now a World Poker Tour champion after he came out on top of an 840-strong field in the WPT Montreal Playground Closer event. Only 125 of those 840 starters made it through to Day 2 of this $530 buy-in tournament and all 125 of those returning players netted a slice of the […]

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PokerGO Monthly Preview: February 2021

PokerGO Monthly Preview: February 2021

Tim Duckworth previews all the content set to be released on PokerGO during the month of February 2021. These range from new episodes of High Stakes Poker and Poker After Dark to new releases of WSOP Europe episodes from years past.

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Owston and De Baas Become APAT WCOAP Champions

APAT regular Dan Owston has become a WCOAP champion after coming out on top of a 350-strong field in the PLO Knockout Championship. Owston collected $3,247 for his impressive victory, plus an APAT gold medal and commemorative bracelet. Owston eventually found himself heads-up…

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RecPoker | Ep 240 – Duncan Palamourdas

RecPoker | Ep 240 – Duncan Palamourdas

On this episode of the RecPoker Podcast, the crew is joined by poker player, coach, and author Duncan Palamourdas, who specializes in the mathematics of poker and poker education. His poker classes at UCLA always fill up early and have long waiting lists. He is also an author at Upswing Poker, PokerNews, Card Player and the Winning Poker Network.

He is also the author of “Why Alex beats Bobbie at Poker: Developing a Fundamentally Sound Approach to Poker”.

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Owston and De Baas Become APAT WCOAP Championship

APAT regular Dan Owston has become a WCOAP champion after coming out on top of a 350-strong field in the PLO Knockout Championship. Owston collected $3,247 for his impressive victory, plus an APAT gold medal and commemorative bracelet. Owston eventually found himself heads-up against Billy Brewin, also of the United Kingdom. This was after Johan […]

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Poker Hand Rankings: Full House

Poker Hand Rankings: Full House

Making a full house gives one of the strongest hands you can make in a game of poker. The full house ranks as the fourth-best hand in the poker hand rankings, only losing to four-of-a-kind, straight flushes, and royal flushes. A full house combines three-of-a-kind a and a pair in the same hand. An example […]

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Poker Hand Rankings: Four of a Kind

Poker Hand Rankings: Four of a Kind

Four-of-a-kind marks one of the rarest and strongest hands you can possibly make in a poker game. The third-strongest hand in the standard poker hand rankings, four-of-a-kind only loses to straight flushes and royal flushes. A 52-card poker deck features four aces, four kings, four queens, and so on. To make four-of-a-kind, you need to […]

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The 10 Biggest Bluffs from Polk vs Negreanu at $200/$400

The 10 Biggest Bluffs from Polk vs Negreanu at $200/$400

The Doug Polk vs Daniel Negreanu Grudge Match has exceeded expectations across the board. With the whole poker world watching, the two poker titans have battled for 19,922 hands of the 25,000 hand challenge. Doug currently leads by $701,948, but there’s no telling how the final sessions will go down. For today’s article, we’re going […]

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Poker Hand Rakings: Straight Flush

Poker Hand Rakings: Straight Flush

The straight flush is one of the best five-card hands you can make in a game of poker. Only the royal flush outranks the straight flush in the poker hand rankings. A royal flush is actually the best possible straight flush you can make, and is made from a ten-to-ace straight of all the same […]

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Adam Snee Crowned APAT WCOAP High Roller Champion

Adam Snee is the APAT WCOAP High Roller champion after he came out on top of a 284-strong field to secure the impressive $13,850 first-place prize. Snee had already turned his $265 buy-in into at least $2,000 by reaching the seven-handed final table, but he had his sights set on a more substantial prize. Estonia’s […]

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Book Review: Mastering Small Stakes Pot-Limit Omaha

Book Review: Mastering Small Stakes Pot-Limit Omaha

Calum Grant reviews Mastering Small Stakes Pot-Limit Omaha, written by PLO crusher Fernando “JNandez” Habeggar and published by the venerable D&B Poker publishing house.

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Jolle Moene Wins Star-Studded WPT Montreal 6-Max High Roller

Jolle Moene Wins Star-Studded WPT Montreal 6-Max High Roller

Dutch grinder Jelle Moene finished second in a WPTDeepStack event in Amsterdam in 2019 and was bitterly disappointed not to take it down. He made amends on January 28 when he finished first in the WPT Montreal 6-Max High Roller event. The $5,200 buy-in attracted 49 players, a compact field but one brimming with quality. […]

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Poker Hand Rankings: Royal Flush

Poker Hand Rankings: Royal Flush

The royal flush represents the best possible five-card you can make according to standard poker hand rankings.  A royal flush consists of a ten-to-ace straight, and all five cards must be the same suit. There are only four ways to make a royal flush out of a 52-card poker deck. Here’s an example of a […]

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What’s New at Run It Once Training? | Winter 2021

What’s New at Run It Once Training? | Winter 2021

As one of the more popular poker training sites, there’s always something new and interesting happening at Run It Once Training.

This quarterly update for Winter 2021 keeps you abreast of all the latest developments and promotions, and special events and offers they’ve got going on.

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Jason Mercier: Poker Results & Net Worth

Jason Mercier: Poker Results & Net Worth

Jason Mercier boasts a resume that could very well land him in the Poker Hall of Fame someday. Mercier’s poker accomplishments include five World Series of Poker bracelets and 34 tournament cashes of six figures or better. Mercier holds the all-time record for most weeks atop the Global Poker Index player rankings, topping the charts […]

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Jack Hardcastle Wins the WPT Montreal Online Main Event

Jack Hardcastle Wins the WPT Montreal Online Main Event

Jack Hardcastle has been in scintillating form of late, winning large sums from his online poker tournament grind. Hardcastle’s run continued on January 27 when he became a World Poker Tour champion after winning the WPT Montreal Online Main Event for $447,859. WPT Montreal Online Main Event Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize 1 […]

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“If I won MILLIONS Online, I would rank this win on top for sure. It will be fantastic.”

“If I won MILLIONS Online, I would rank this win on top for sure. It will be fantastic.”

Pablo Brito Silva can’t wait for the MILLIONS Online Main Event to kick off. The Brazilian ace told the partypoker blog that winning the $5 million guaranteed Main Event would rank as his best-ever result. That’s quite some claim considering Silva has more than $7 million in online poker tournament winnings and more than $1.1 […]

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Sander Totuli and Roman Matveichuk Win WCOAP Events

The $750,000 guaranteed APAT World Championships Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP)continued on January 26 and two more champions were crowned. Following the thrilling finale of the Team Championship, Brazil’s Sander Totuli and Russian grinder Roman Matveichuk triumphed in the 6-Max Knockout and Mix-Max Championship respectively. Vamos! Totuli Crowned 6-Max Championship Champion…

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Sander Totuli and Roman Matveichuk Win WCOAP Events

The $750,000 guaranteed APAT World Championships Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) continued on January 26 and two more champions were crowned. Following the thrilling finale of the Team Championship, Brazil’s Sander Totuli and Russian grinder Roman Matveichuk triumphed in the 6-Max Knockout and Mix-Max Championship respectively. Vamos! Totuli Crowned 6-Max Championship Champion A bumper crowd turned […]

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Dan Shak Leads the WPT Montreal Main Event Final Table

Dan Shak Leads the WPT Montreal Main Event Final Table

The WPT Montreal Main Event has reached its nine-handed final table and it is a familiar name at the top of the chip counts. Dan Shak is the man to catch going into the final table, although he leads by the narrowest of margins and the chasing pack is full of talented grinders. WPT Montreal […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/26/21): Joe Hebert (Part 1)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/26/21): Joe Hebert (Part 1)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show welcomes Joe Hebert, who won the U.S. Bracket of the 2020 WSOP Main Event, and finished second to Damian Salas in the heads-up battle for ultimate supremacy.

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Poker Tips by George: Playing Ace-rag

Poker Tips by George: Playing Ace-rag

Ace-rag tends to look like a more powerful hand than it actually is. In heads-up play, it’s relatively strong, but in full ring games it’s a hand that ought to see the muck much more often than the flop, especially in Limit Hold’em.

In this article, our Senior contributor George Epstein explains why this is the case.

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The 100 Most Valuable Poker Strategy Articles for 2021

The 100 Most Valuable Poker Strategy Articles for 2021

Hopefully you’ve taken advantage of all the great strategy content that’s available here at Upswing. But in case you’ve missed something, or want to double back and reinforce what you’ve learned, we’ve compiled our top strategy articles.  Each of them falls under one of the following categories (click to jump to that section): General poker […]

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Addamo Does It Again; Wins WPT Montreal Super High Roller

Addamo Does It Again; Wins WPT Montreal Super High Roller

If there is a player who is better in Super High Roller events than Michael Addamo right now then we’re yet to meet them. The Australian superstar seemingly wins these elite events for fun. January 25 saw Addamo clinch the title of the WPT Montreal Super High Roller event and take home another $450,076 for […]

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5 Guaranteed Ways to Quickly Improve Your Poker Skills (2021)

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

“There is no such thing as standing still. You either move forward or
regress.” – Bohdi Sanders

Mastering poker is a lifelong journey, and it’s never really complete. Poker
is an incredibly competitive endeavour, and like anything else in life,
success comes to those who are willing to work hard to outperform

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Joni Jouhkimainen Wins The High Roller Big Game For $77.7K

Joni Jouhkimainen Wins The High Roller Big Game For $77.7K

Finnish superstar and fully-fledged member of Team partypoker, Joni Jouhkimainen, helped himself to the massive $77,720 top prize of The High Roller Big Game on January 24. The High Roller Big Game Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize 1 Joni Jouhkimainen Finland $77,720 2 Adrian Mateos United Kingdom $50,010 3 Steve O’Dwyer Netherlands $34,313 […]

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Wales Wins APAT Team Championship; Max Kruse Scores a Crucial Late Winner

Wales Wins APAT Team Championship; Max Kruse Scores a Crucial Late Winner

The $750,000 guaranteed APAT World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) began on January 23 with the WCOAP #01 – Team Championship getting things underway. Wales walked away with the title but there was some major drama involving football star Max Kruselate on. The team Championship…

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Wales Wins APAT Team Championship; Max Kruse Scores a Crucial Late Winner

Wales Wins APAT Team Championship; Max Kruse Scores a Crucial Late Winner

The $750,000 guaranteed APAT World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) began on January 23 with the WCOAP #01 – Team Championship getting things underway. Wales walked away with the title but there was some major drama involving football star Max Kruse late on. The team Championship saw 10 teams of four APAT members lock horns […]

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Luiz Orrico Tops WPT Montreal Main Event Day 1B Field

Luiz Orrico Tops WPT Montreal Main Event Day 1B Field

Brazil’s Luiz Orrico came out on top of a 406-strong Day 1B field in the $3,200 WPT Montreal Main Event after turning his 200,000 starting stack into 4,066,132 chips. That mountain of betting tokens was enough to claim the Day 1B chip lead and place Orrico third overall. WPT Montreal Main Event Day 1B Top […]

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Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation Charity Poker Tournament: February 10 at Fade Spade Virtual Poker

Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation Charity Poker Tournament: February 10 at Fade Spade Virtual Poker

Faded Spade Virtual Poker will host a special charity poker tournament to benefit the Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation on February 10, 2021 at 7 pm Eastern.

The tournament will be co-hosted by Faded Spade Founder and CEO Tom Wheaton, WSOP commentator and Global Poker Award winner Jamie Kerstetter, and Solve For Why poker training founder Matt Berkey.

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Upswing Poker Lab: A Thorough Review

Upswing Poker Lab: A Thorough Review

Who out there wouldn’t be happy to improve their poker game? Well-known pros and WSOP bracelet winners Doug Polk and Ryan Fee have put together a great poker training site in Upswing Poker. In particular, their Lab is a wonderful learning tool to help you improve your poker game.

In a nutshell, we think that signing up for the course is a no-brainer. Check out our full, thorough review of the Upswing Poker Lab.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/19/21): 2020 Year in Review w/ Chad Holloway & Robbie Strazynski (Part 2) & Matt Waxman

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/19/21): 2020 Year in Review w/ Chad Holloway & Robbie Strazynski (Part 2) & Matt Waxman

Part 2 of the Bernard Lee Poker Show’s 2020 Year in Review, with Chad Holloway and Robbie Strazynski.

In the second half of the show, Bernard interviews Pokerithm founder Matt Waxman.

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