POWERFEST Round-Up: Wins For Geilich and Nomura

POWERFEST Round-Up: Wins For Geilich and Nomura

April 5 was an incredible day at the partypoker tables with POWERFEST creating some massive prize pools. Several members of Team partypoker reached final tables, with two of our heroes managing to walk away with POWERFEST titles. Here are some highlights of the day. POWERFEST #223-HR: $200K Gtd PLO 6-Max Some 127 players exchanged $2,100 […]

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Show Your Support For Poker Dealers with the Grand Prix 4 Dealers

We are delighted to be supporting the poker dealing community by hosting the Grand Prix 4 Dealers Online tournament and donating 100% of registrations fees to freelance dealers. Many poker dealers are self-employed and not eligible for government assistance apart from loans, which must be repaid, or basic benefits. The poker community is close-knit and […]

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How to Avoid Getting Crushed After Defending with a Weak Hand

How to Avoid Getting Crushed After Defending with a Weak Hand

Most of you already know that you should defend your big blind a lot in tournaments, but do you know what to do next? Specifically, how should you approach postflop play after defending with a weak hand? It’s easy to get lost and make mistakes when playing a hand out of position that you aren’t […]

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POWERFEST Round-Up: Near Misses For Bicknell

Kristen “Krissyb24” Bicknell is the number one ranked live poker tournament player in the world, but she’s no slouch in the online arena either. Only last week, Bicknell won $46,000 from a POWERFEST event, yesterday she twice came close to winning another title. POWERFEST #185-HR: $200K Gtd 8-Max PKO Bicknell was one of 129 players […]

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Myshelov35 Wins NLHE High Leaderboard Two Weeks Running!

Topping any of our Cash Game Leaderboards is a fantastic achievement in its own right. The leaderboards are such exceptional value that players from around the world dedicate their entire week to trying to secure the top prizes. One man did more than that. Finnish pro “Myshelov35” has won the $2.50/$5 No-Limit Hold’em leaderboard twice […]

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POWERFEST Round-Up: Another Big PLO FT for Jouhkimainen

Team partypoker’s flying Finn Joni “JJouhki” Jouhkimainen is in red hot form and has just helped himself to yet another five-figure prize. Jouhkimainen banked a $92,000 score last week and triumphed in another POWERFEST event too. Now he’s got another final table appearance under his belt. Surely another victory is just around the corner? POWERFEST […]

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New Left-Handed Online Mobile App Set To Launch

partypoker continues to level the playing field and improve the poker ecology by making a new, ground-breaking version of their app exclusively for left-handed people, available from today. Our tech team has been working around the clock to create the patented “digit recognition technology” now employed by our mobile app. Hundreds of hours of manpower […]

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Cash Game Pro Misses a Draw and Overbets Twice (Analysis)

Cash Game Pro Misses a Draw and Overbets Twice (Analysis)

Deciding what to do with a missed draw can be tricky. Sometimes you should bluff, and sometimes your stack will be better off if you wave the white flag. Choosing the wrong option will either cost you the pot or your stack. To help you better understand when to bluff with missed draws, we’re about […]

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How to Crush the TAGfish at the Micro Stakes (2020)

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Frank Reese.

If you’ve been one, then you can beat one.

Unfortunately, you will very rarely be against a table full of nothing but loose-passive fish along with one or two easy-to-read aggrofish.

Nearly always these days, there will be tight-aggressive players (TAGs), sometimes a few, sometimes most of the table.

You can avoid

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Daily Cash BOOM 2: The Return of the BOOM!

Everyone was delighted to learn our Cash Game Leaderboards will pay out $1 million in April just as they did in March. They were also overjoyed to discover SPINS and SNG players now have their own value-packed leaderboards to complete in. The value keeps on coming with the revamped Daily Cash BOOM 2. This latest […]

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Leaderboard Promotions and Updates on Game Integrity

Juha, our Head of Game Integrity, has penned a very interesting blog about the current leaderboard promotions and game integrity. make yourself a drink, kick back, and check it out. Leaderboards – Huge Value for Players Since the beginning of March, the leaderboards have been advertised as our headline promotion with them paying out $1 […]

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POWERFEST Round-Up: Another Final Table For Trickett and Gross

POWERFEST Round-Up: Another Final Table For Trickett and Gross

Team partypoker members Sam Trickett and Jeff Gross enjoyed their POWERFEST sessions on March 29 as they both reached final tables of big buy-in events. There was also a massive event that saw the top four finishers all walk away with six-figure prizes! Let’s take a look at what went down. POWERFEST #136-SHR: $250K Gtd […]

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SPINS and SNG Your Way To a Share of Almost $20K Daily!

SPINS and SNG Your Way To a Share of Almost $20K Daily!

Great news! Our SPINS and SNG tournaments have even more value thanks to the launch our our SPINS and SNG Leaderboards. Our commitment to give more back to you, our valued players, continues with the launch of our SPINS Leaderboards and SNG Leaderboards. Both kick off at midnight CET on Sunday 29th March and run […]

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Checking Flops with Overpairs: When Should You Do It?

Checking Flops with Overpairs: When Should You Do It?

You look down at the beautiful Q♦ Q♥. You raise preflop and get called by two players. The flop is all undercards, so you still have an overpair. You start to reach for chips, but then you remember this article. What did it say about scenarios like this? You’re about to gain insight into when […]

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Nicholas Steiner Mixes Work With Poker and Banks $1K Top Prize

Winning one of our Cash Game Leaderboards takes plenty of time and effort. Players from around the world get their grind on and play long sessions in an attempt to scoop a share of the $1 million on offer during March. One man, Nicholas “Nicholas” Steiner recently topped the $0.05/$0.10 No-Limit Hold’em leaderboard and padded […]

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POWERFEST Round-Up: $104K Score and Title For Sam Trickett

Sam Trickett may prefer high stakes cash games but he still knows his way around a poker tournament. He recently won a $25,000 buy-in event at the partypoker LIVE Super High Roller Series Sochi for $435,000. Now he has banked himself a POWERFEST title and $104,000 in prize money. POWERFEST #112-SHR: $150K Gtd PLO 6-Max […]

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Master Preflop Play with the New Advanced Solver Ranges

Master Preflop Play with the New Advanced Solver Ranges

The Advanced Solver Ranges, now available to Upswing Lab members, are the most comprehensive set of affordable preflop ranges you will find online. The ranges were created by Upswing coach Fried Meulders, a 500NL Zoom crusher known as “mynameiskarl” on PokerStars. Fried ran the sims and painstakingly worked through just about every conceivable preflop scenario […]

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POWERFEST Round-Up: Kristen Bicknell Bags $46K!

POWERFEST Round-Up: Kristen Bicknell Bags $46K!

POWERFEST continues to crown champions from all four corners of the planet and Team partypoker members are getting closer and closer to securing a coveted title. Kristen “Krissyb24” Bicknell and Jordan “The Undecided” Drummond are the latest stars to almost bank a top prize. Let’s check out what their near misses were. POWERFEST #91-SHR: $500K […]

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The Importance of Poker Bankroll Management

The Importance of Poker Bankroll Management

The biggest reason poker players go broke, a lack of skill aside is because of poor bankroll management. They don’t keep enough money to one side to see them through downswings. This or they play stakes too high for the funds they have available. Practising good bankroll management is like budgeting in your everyday life. […]

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8 Rules to Help You Choose the Perfect Bet Size

8 Rules to Help You Choose the Perfect Bet Size

Choosing the best bet size is a tricky task in No Limit Hold’em. There is no one ‘perfect’ bet size that can be used in all spots. The optimal bet size will depend on a number of factors, including: Preflop action Board texture Stack depth Who has the range advantage …and many more! In this […]

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Take Your Poker Skills to the Next Level with MyGame

Our amazing chairman Mike Sexton once famously said about Texas Hold’em that “it takes five minutes to learn but a lifetime to master” and he was correct. Texas Hold’em is a great game, one you can learn the basics quickly, but also a game full of intricacies that separate recreational players from the very best […]

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21 Best Poker Apps for Playing, Tracking & Training

21 Best Poker Apps for Playing, Tracking & Training

Type Poker Apps into any browser or mobile device store and you will be inundated with hundreds—if not thousands—of options which let you play or watch poker, get better at poker, manage your poker bankroll, and find local poker games. Given the vast number of options, it becomes difficult knowing which ones have some value […]

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Cash Games Now Available on the Revolutionary partypoker Mobile App

Cash Games Now Available on the Revolutionary partypoker Mobile App

New main lobby and redesigned cash game lobby also feature among improvements We brought SPINS to the new mobile app, followed by the exhilarating fastforward cash games, now we have extended our revolutionary portrait table mode to cash games, among various other changes designed to enhance your experience while playing on mobile devices. The ground-breaking […]

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Continuation Betting in Position (Ultimate Guide for 2020)

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Ryan Lewis.

Continuation betting forms an integral part of a successful cash game player’s arsenal.

If having a solid preflop strategy forms the framework for a winning player, then continuation betting would be the building blocks within that framework.

The art of continuation betting is in my opinion one of the hardest concepts to

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POWERFEST Round-Up: It Really Was A Super Sunday!

Sunday 22 March was a massive day for POWERFEST with more than $7 million awarded to our players. Seven million dollars! How amazing is that? Thousands of players padded their partypoker bankrolls. These are the biggest winners of the weekend. POWERFEST #70-SHR: $1M Gtd Phase Final If you ever needed proof out phased tournaments are […]

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POWERFEST Round-Up: Massive Win For Jouhkimainen

There have been some excellent POWERFEST results over the past couple of days, although the victory by Team partypoker’s Joni Jouhkimainen is one that stands out from the crowd. Our flying Finn turned a $5,200 buy-in into an incredible $92,000 by taking on the world’s best PLO players. POWERFEST #42-SHR: $100K Gtd PLO 6-Max A […]

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Stuck Inside? Watch a Free Poker Training Video from a Premium Course

Stuck Inside? Watch a Free Poker Training Video from a Premium Course

Crazy times. We know a lot of you are stuck inside at the moment, battling boredom and (hopefully not too much) stress on a daily basis. To help you pass the time and improve your poker skills, we’re giving you a full Play & Explain video from the Upswing Lab training course (for free). So, […]

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partypoker and Poker Central Partner to Create Poker Masters Online Series

partypoker and Poker Central today announced the debut of Poker Masters Online, with partypoker posting $15,250,000 in guarantees. Poker Masters Online will consist of 30 high-roller events taking place from Sunday, April 12, 2020 to Sunday, April 26, 2020. The Poker Masters Online champion will receive $50,000 and will be awarded a coveted Poker Masters […]

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Equal1zer Aims High and Wins Cash Game Leaderboard

The Cash Game Leaderboards continue to pay out vast sums of money as we approach our target of $1 million in March. Grinders from around the world are literally cashing in by playing their favourite cash games online at partypoker. We caught up with two recent Cash Game Leaderboard champions and quizzed them about their […]

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POWERFEST Round-Up: Jeff Gross With Three PLO Final Tables

POWERFEST Round-Up: Jeff Gross With Three PLO Final Tables

The latest edition of the POWERFEST is thriving with guarantees being blown out of the water. Joao Simao headlined our last round-up thanks to reaching two final tables. Jeff Gross is the man under the spotlight this time around thanks to a trio of PLO final table appearances! What a guy! POWERFEST #18-HR: $20K Gtd […]

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How to Build a $500 Poker Bankroll Fast (2020)

People ask me all the time how they can build a good bankroll fast. And the truth is that it is not so easy these days.

However, I would say that quickly building a $500 poker bankroll is still pretty doable for most people.

And a $500 poker bankroll is a great milestone to aim for because this allows you to start finally moving up the stakes a bit and feeling confident in your abilities.

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10 Fundamental Tips for The Most Common Types of Flops

You’re about to learn about one of the most important factors in poker. Board texture is one of the most important pieces of information in any given hand. The optimal bet sizing, bet frequency, and overall postflop strategy hinges on the specific three cards that come on the flop. In this article, I will shed […]

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partypoker announces Irish Open Online Festival

€1,000,000 guaranteed Main Event will crown its first ever online champion on 12th April partypoker is delighted to announce that the Irish Poker Open will now run its festival online from 6-12th April. A revised schedule will run over a seven-day period from 6th to 12th April. JP McCann from the Irish Poker Open said: “Since our announcement last […]

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$20M Gtd POWERFEST: Two Final Tables For Simao

$20M Gtd POWERFEST: Two Final Tables For Simao

The latest edition of the POWERFEST kicked off on March 15 and did so in style. More than 30 partypoker claimed titles and although no members of Team partypoker triumphed in an event, Joao Simao came agonisingly close. POWERFEST #02-H: $100K Gtd 8-Max $100,000 was guaranteed in the POWERFEST #02-H: $100K Gtd 8-Max but a […]

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Oopsman and ICMasta Claim Micro Cash Game Leaderboard Titles

Oopsman and ICMasta Claim Micro Cash Game Leaderboard Titles

We thought about everyone when we created the Cash Game Leaderboards. Promotions are often geared towards high stakes players because some poker sites, not us, think poker is all about winning massive sums of money. The smaller stakes players often get forgotten about, even if they win a prize that is huge compared to the […]

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PLO Pro Just $2,700 Away from $25,000 Bankroll Challenge Goal

Dylan Weisman is close to mission accomplished on his $5,000 to $25,000 Pot Limit Omaha bankroll challenge. After 17 sessions, Weisman is just $2,700 short of his goal. Day 17 saw Weisman run the bankroll up from $17,709 to $22,300 in a five-hour session. The next stream for Weisman, who’s known as co0kies1 on Twitch, […]

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The Starting Hands That Make the Most Money in Multiway Pots

The Starting Hands That Make the Most Money in Multiway Pots

If you play in games with a lot of loose, passive opponents, read on. You’re about to get some valuable advice for playing preflop in multiway pots. After finishing this article, you will understand the answer to two important questions: Which hands perform best multiway pots? When should you enter a multiway pot? Let’s dive […]

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Get Ready For The Inuagural $30M Gtd WPT Online Series

Get Ready For The Inuagural $30M Gtd WPT Online Series

The World Poker Tour (WPT) and partypoker have come together to create the inaugural WPT Online Series. Keep your diaries free between May 10-26 because you really don’t want to miss this festival. A staggering $30 million in combined guarantees are waiting for you. This includes $5 million guaranteed for the first-ever WPT Online Championship. […]

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Mike Hill Turns $22 Into $10K MILLIONS Passport

Everyone has the chance to win big at partypoker. Our satellites and Passports make it possible to turn a small investment into a massive prize. Mike Hill, affectionately known as “DaBookie” in British poker circles is living proof of these claims. Just last week, Hill turned a $22 satellite into a MILLIONS Passport worth at […]

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PLO Study Pays Off For LuckMyDuck8D

Dedicating your spare time to learning a new skill can reap the rewards. Don’t believe us? Then ask Russian grinder “LuckMyDuck8” who was a big Cash Game Leaderboard winner last week. LuckMyDuck8D hails from St. Petersburg and has been playing poker for the past 10-years. He’s played plenty of different formats and variants during that […]

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partypoker Is The Site For Your Omaha Needs!

Omaha players have plenty of reasons to be cheerful because even more PLO and PLO8 tournaments are coming to partypoker. The game with four hole cards has a hardcore following and they’ve recently been asking for more Omaha action. All the feedback has been collated and we’re delighted to reveal you’ll see plenty more Omaha […]

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$10 Million Guaranteed at MILLIONS World in The Bahamas

$10 Million Guaranteed at MILLIONS World in The Bahamas

We have some great news for you: MILLIONS World returns this November in the beautiful Bahamas! The luxurious Baha Mar resort once again plays host to the partypoker LIVE Caribbean Poker Party from November 12-22. Thousands of poker players from around the world are set to head to The Bahamas for some winter sun, sea, […]

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Mikita Badziakouski Takes Down $50K Super High Roller Series Event

Mikita Badziakouski Takes Down $50K Super High Roller Series Event

The Team partypoker heater continues to burn strong with Mikita Badziakouski the latest member to book a massive victory. Our Belarusian hero is the latest player to win a partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Super High Roller Series Sochi event, doing so in the $50,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em tournament. Event #4: $50,000 NL Hold’em Final Table Results […]

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March Madness: Team partypoker Is On Fire!

March Madness: Team partypoker Is On Fire!

Four members of Team partypoker have started March in amazing style by locking up impressive victories online and in the live arena. Kristen Bicknell, Sam Trickett, Patrick Leonard, and Jordan Drummond all secured big scores during the past couple of weeks. Let’s take a look at what they won! Kristen Bicknell Wins Title in L.A. […]

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Is It Worth it to Play the Micro Stakes Poker Games?

A question that I often get asked is if it is worth it to play the micro stakes poker tables. Should you even waste your time with these low limits games?

Because after all, many people just want to play the games where there is some kind of significant money on the line like $1/$2 or $2/$4 blind games for example.

Usually in these cash games you will buy-in for between $100 and $400. These

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Who is Daniel McCaulay? Meet Upswing Poker’s Newest World-Class Coach

Who is Daniel McCaulay? Meet Upswing Poker’s Newest World-Class Coach

The newest addition to the Upswing Poker coaching team has been crushing in the online heads-up streets for years. Daniel McAulay, aka dougiedan678 on PokerStars, brings his heads-up NL acumen, as well as his experience in 6-max and MTTs, to the Upswing Poker Lab. Daniel will be producing modules and Play & Explains, as well […]

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Balakrishna Patur leads LAPC Final as De Silva, Carrol and Cimbolas all make last six

Balakrishna Patur leads LAPC Final as De Silva, Carrol and Cimbolas all make last six

The WPT L.A. Poker Classic Reaches the final table stage as just six remain with three big former champions chasing the leader.

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Who Were The Cash Game Leaderboard Winners Last Week?

Who Were The Cash Game Leaderboard Winners Last Week?

Join us in congratulating some of our cash game leaderboard winners from last week. They all took time from their busy schedules to let us know how their grind went, some even providing tips for budding cash game players. Reach out to us on social media if you would like to feature on these pages! […]

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Rabbit Hunt and Showdown Equity Comes to Your Desktop

Out latest partypoker software update was deployed on March 5th and brought with it a raft of changes and improvements. We’re always looking to improve our software and your playing experience and this latest update ticks both boxes. Open the partypoker desktop client and the software update will automatically download. You won’t see some of […]

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Where Will You Use Your MILLIONS Passport?

Where Will You Use Your MILLIONS Passport?

MILLIONS Passport is the flexible satellite package that gives you the choice of playing any MILLIONS event in the world. Where will you use you MILLIONS Passport? $10,000 MILLIONS Passports are available to win every week in the Sunday Final. There’s no direct buy-in for this final, you must play your way in via $109 […]

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Watch The Biggest Names Battle at MILLIONS Super High Roller Series Sochi

Some of the world’s greatest poker players are heading to Russia for the MILLIONS Super High Roller Series Sochi festival. These elite stars are paying vast sums of money across eight massive events and you can watch the action unfold before your very eyes. MILLIONS Super High Roller Series is run in partnership with PokerGO […]

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$20 Million Gtd POWERFEST Returns From March 15th

Our biggest tournament series of the year so far hits the partypoker tables from March 15. POWERFEST returns and brings with it $20 million worth of guaranteed prize pools across two weeks of action. March 15-29th are the dates to commit to memory because that’s when you’ll be playing a choice of 488 tournaments! Those […]

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[QUIZ] What is Your Poker IQ Score?

[QUIZ] What is Your Poker IQ Score?

How knowledgeable are you when it comes to the most popular “big bet” poker games? This 8-question quiz includes questions about No Limit Hold’em (cash games and tournaments), Pot Limit Omaha, and “big bet” poker theory […]

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How Poker Pros Use Stack to Pot Ratio to Profit More

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Ryan Lewis.

There are all sorts of mathematical equations that can be utilised in poker to assist players to help with their decision making in game.

In order to become successful long term players, we must have a good understanding of poker math theory so it can be applied in real time during live or online play.

Although not the most

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How Poker Pros Use Stack to Pot Ratio to Profit More

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Ryan Lewis.

There are all sorts of mathematical equations that can be utilised in poker to assist players to help with their decision making in game.

In order to become successful long term players, we must have a good understanding of poker math theory so it can be applied in real time during live or online play.

Although not the most

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Doulas12 and TheLoraxMan Win High Cash Game Leaderboards

You’ll have noticed by now that we’re giving tons of extra value to our cash games players. Indeed, today marks the start of the revamped Cash Game Leaderboards where $1 million will be won in March. Hundreds of our players have already won substantial cash prizes just for playing their favourite games. “doulas12” is one […]

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3 Effective Strategies Most Pot Limit Omaha Pros Don’t Know

You’re about to learn three advanced strategies that will make you a lot more money at Pot Limit Omaha. These strategies are particularly valuable because most PLO pros miss them. If you implement them correctly, you’ll pick up an edge versus even the best players in your games. Leading on the flop as the small […]

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Cash Game Leaderboards Now Pay Out $1 Million a Month!

Cash Game Leaderboards Now Pay Out $1 Million a Month!

partypoker gives more to its community than anyone else and ensures everyone has a chance of winning prizes regardless of the size of their bankroll. Here’s what we’re doing to continue that trend. Tell your friends, neighbours, even your grandma that partypoker is the only place they should be playing cash games because we’ve done […]

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Cash Games Spring Giveaway: $1M in Leaderboards; $250K in Daily Cash Boom!

One million in cash game leaderboard prizes per month The $1M guaranteed partypoker MILLION every Sunday And BOOM – $56,000 a week in daily cash prizes Our goal is 2020 is to be more generous, more transparent and commit to giving back more per player than any other poker site out there. We are relentless […]

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Take a Sneak Peek at the New Advanced PLO Mastery Course

Take a Sneak Peek at the New Advanced PLO Mastery Course

Getting better at Pot Limit Omaha is about to get a whole lot easier. That’s because the brand new Advanced PLO Mastery course is coming to Upswing on Monday, March 2nd. Veteran PLO pros Chris Wehner and Dylan Weisman have condensed and compiled thousands of hours of […]

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The “King of Instagram” Plays Heads-Up Poker (Analysis)

You probably already know Dan Bilzerian. The man dubbed the “King of Instagram” claims to have made his entire fortune playing poker — which has been contested (see: Did Dan Bilzerian Win His Money in Poker?). It’s tough to know how Bilzerian approaches poker strategy because he mainly plays in high stakes private games. Back […]

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$8,000 Must Be Won Every Day in the Daily Cash Boom!

You’re already enjoying some incredible value in our Cash Game Leaderboards, now it’s time to get involved in the Daily Cash Boom. This exciting promotion pays out $8,000 in tournament prizes every day, adding more value to your play at partypoker. Two special “All-In or Fold” tournaments run every day and have combined prize pools […]

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Taking a Shot in Poker (Read This Before Moving Up)

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Frank Reese.

Leaving your regular microstakes games behind to take a shot at a higher stakes game is a good way to find out if you can be more profitable at those stakes than at your current stakes.

By “taking a shot” I mean playing at a table with stakes that you do not have a proper bankroll for, and that you are not confident you

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Jeff Gross Misses Misses Out On KO Super Sunday Glory

Jeff Gross Misses Misses Out On KO Super Sunday Glory

The KO Super Sunday series saw 20 PKO events take place on February 23rd. Combined guarantees of $1,600,000 were advertised, but your incredible support saw the total prize money awarded break through the $2 million barrier. One of our own, Jeff Gross, came close to sampling the sweet taste of victory in one of the […]

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Christopher Puetz Takes Down WPT Germany Main Event

Christopher Puetz Takes Down WPT Germany Main Event

Germany’s Christopher Puetz is the newest member of the Champions Club having won the WPT Germany Main Event. Puetz previously had two live poker tournament cashes to his name, both from King’s Resort. He cashed in both the €1,700 WSOPC Rozvadov Main Events in March and October 2019 for a combined €11,111. Now he has […]

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Ryan Fee Flops a Full House…Should He Fold? (Cutting-Edge PLO Tactics Revealed)

Ryan Fee Flops a Full House…Should He Fold? (Cutting-Edge PLO Tactics Revealed)

Home Mike Brady|Poker Strategy|Feb 21, 2020 Ryan Fee Flops a Full House…Should He Fold? (Cutting-Edge PLO Tactics Revealed) Ryan Fee Flops a Full House…Should He Fold? (Cutting-Edge PLO Tactics Revealed) Mike Brady|Poker Strategy|Feb 21, 2020 Home Pot Limit Omaha is a truly sick game. Even when you hit the third best possible hand on the […]

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Vymeris and Zanasi Win Big at WPT Germany

Vymeris and Zanasi Win Big at WPT Germany

King’s Resort in Rozvadov, Czech Republic is as busy as ever as the WPT Germany festival is in town. The eyes of the poker world are fixated on the WPT Germany Main Event right now, but they were focussed on the Opener and High Roller events. The Opener kicked off the WPT Germany festival in […]

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More Than $1.6M Gtd In This Weekend’s KO Super Sunday

The song goes that Saturday night’s alright for fighting but you need to get ready to rumble this Sunday (February 21st) because KO Super Sunday is coming to partypoker. Twenty action-packed PKO tournaments hit partypoker between 16:30 CET and midnight that have combined guaranteed prize pools in excess of $1.6 million! A trio of Mix-Max […]

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“OdwaznyKot” becomes newest partypoker SPINS millionaire

“OdwaznyKot” becomes newest partypoker SPINS millionaire

partypoker player “OdwaznyKot” became the newest SPINS millionaire after literally hitting the jackpot on February 18th. OdwaznyKot is a professional poker player who has played for a living for the past 10-years. It’s fair to assume he’s seen it all at the poker tables, but he couldn’t believe his eyes when triggered the jackpot multiplier […]

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“OdwaznyKot” becomes newest partypoker SPINS millionaire

“OdwaznyKot” becomes newest partypoker SPINS millionaire

partypoker player “OdwaznyKot” became the newest SPINS millionaire after literally hitting the jackpot on February 18th. OdwaznyKot is a professional poker player who has played for a living for the past 10-years. It’s fair to assume he’s seen it all at the poker tables, but he couldn’t believe his eyes when triggered the jackpot multiplier […]

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Five Cash Game Tips From Kristen Bicknell

Five Cash Game Tips From Kristen Bicknell

Team partypoker’s Kristen Bicknell is an immense all-round poker player, one who has crushed online cash games and tournaments in equal measure. When Kristen talks cash game, people’s ears prick up and take note because she certainly knows the score when it comes to being a winning player. Kristen has been so kind to take […]

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Fast Playing Vs Slow Playing Revealed

Fast Playing Vs Slow Playing Revealed

Home Ryan Fee|Poker Strategy|Feb 18, 2020 Fast Playing Vs Slow Playing Revealed Fast Playing Vs Slow Playing Revealed Ryan Fee|Poker Strategy|Feb 18, 2020 Home You flop a set… Your opponent bets into you and you have a decision to make. Will you fast-play with a raise, hoping to get all-in as soon as possible? Or […]

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Strategy from Kristen Bicknell: Differences between cash games to tournaments

Strategy from Kristen Bicknell: Differences between cash games to tournaments

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

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How Often Should You CBet? (Optimal Percentage)

Something that people ask me a lot is how often should you CBet in poker.

And this is because a CBet is a powerful play in poker because it really forces your opponent to have a strong hand. The reason why is because this "line" as we call it shows incredible strength.

But how often should you CBet? What is a good CBet percentage? These are the questions that I am going to answer for you in

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Pedro Silva Triumphs in the partypoker LIVE South America Main Event

Pedro Silva Triumphs in the partypoker LIVE South America Main Event

The partypoker LIVE MILLIONS South America Main Event has crowned its champion and that champion is Pedro Silva. The Brazilian emerged victoriously from a star-studded field to secure a $1,000,000 payout and the coveted MILLIONS trophy. partypoker LIVE MILLIONS South America Main Event Final Table Place Player Country Prize 1 Pablo Silva Brazil $1,000,000 2 […]

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This is Why You Should Just Call With Ace King

People often ask me if they should just flat call with Ace King, re-raise or even go all-in. And I usually reply that it depends on the situation.

Now I know that everybody hates that answer in poker but unfortunately with Ace King in particular, this is often the case.

The correct play to make with big slick usually depends on several factors such as:

Stack sizes
Full ring or 6max
Player

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Massive Weekend of KO Series Action; Over $2.6M Gtd!

They say all good things must come to an end and that is true of the current KO Series which concludes this weekend. The series has been a major hit with players of all levels and we’re making sure we go out with a bang by guaranteeing more than $2.6 million will be won on […]

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Massive Weekend of KO Series Action; Over $2.6M Gtd!

They say all good things must come to an end and that is true of the current KO Series which concludes this weekend. The series has been a major hit with players of all levels and we’re making sure we go out with a bang by guaranteeing more than $2.6 million will be won on […]

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Navigating a Nasty Spot with the Second Nuts in Pot Limit Omaha (Analysis)

Navigating a Nasty Spot with the Second Nuts in Pot Limit Omaha (Analysis)

Home Mike Brady|Poker Strategy|Feb 14, 2020 Navigating a Nasty Spot with the Second Nuts in Pot Limit Omaha (Analysis) Navigating a Nasty Spot with the Second Nuts in Pot Limit Omaha (Analysis) [This post contains video, click to play] Mike Brady|Poker Strategy|Feb 14, 2020 Home If you ever find yourself unsure of how to play […]

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Flexible player Passports added for selected WPT® Main Events

$1K added value if Passport used for debut event, WPT Barcelona Following the introduction of player Passports for partypoker LIVE MILLIONS events, partypoker LIVE is pleased to roll out a similar product for selected World Poker Tour® festivals. Like the MILLIONS Passport, the WPT® Passport is a flexible satellite package that allows the holder to […]

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