Ryan “pokerwithriske” Riske Joins the Upswing Poker Team

Ryan “pokerwithriske” Riske Joins the Upswing Poker Team

Upswing Poker’s ever-growing roster of world-class coaches just added another cash game crusher. Ryan Riske joins the Upswing team of poker pros with a proven record of success in some of the world’s toughest online cash games. Subscribers to Ryan’s “pokerwithriske” Twitch channel have been watching Riske crush the games on PokerStars for the better […]

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Bizarre Multiway Pot Between 3 High Stakes Regs ($28,350 Pot Analysis)

Bizarre Multiway Pot Between 3 High Stakes Regs ($28,350 Pot Analysis)

Nosebleed online poker has been active in 2021. We’ve been tracking some of the craziest hands, as you can see with our first, second and third installments of this four-part series on the craziest cash game hands of 2021. The final hand of this series is a particularly weird one (definitely not solver approved) between […]

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RecPoker | Ep 264 – Sarah Herring

RecPoker | Ep 264 – Sarah Herring

Sarah Herring is the Head of Video & Podcast with PokerNews and a great friend of RecPoker. In this episode we explore Sarah’s journey into motherhood, the announcement that the WSOP is returning in late 2021, and her thoughts on the Bilzerian/Kade controversy.

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David Peters Wins the SHR Ahead of a Huge POWERFEST Weekender

David Peters is 195,033 richer than he was yesterday thanks to the poker superstar taking down the $10,300 buy-in POWERFEST #11 Super High Roller event on April 15. Peters was one of 65 players who exchanged $10,300 for 100,000 chips and the opportunity to become a POWERFEST champion. Only 11 of those who entered saw […]

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Joakim Andersson Clinches POWERFEST Super High Roller Title

Joakim Andersson Clinches POWERFEST Super High Roller Title

Joakim Andersson is the POWERFEST Super High Roller champion! The Malta-based Swedish star topped a star-studded field of 64 entries in the $25,500 buy-in event and passed his bankroll with a cool $480,081 score. POWERFEST #07 Super High Roller Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize 1 Joakim Andersson Malta $480,081 2 Markus Leikkoner Finland […]

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Is PokerBROS Legit or a Scam?

Is PokerBROS Legit or a Scam?

What Is PokerBROS? PokerBROS functions as one of several mobile poker apps available for Apple iOS and Android devices. Downloading the PokerBROS app opens up access to thousands of online “poker clubs,” each operated individually around the world. Virtually anybody can start their own poker club, or join an existing club at PokerBROS. PokerBROS functions […]

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Jouhkimainen Wins POWERFEST High Roller!

Jouhkimainen Wins POWERFEST High Roller!

Team partypoker’s Joni Jouhkimainen is a POWERFEST champion after the Finnish superstar took down the $5,200 buy-in High Roller event on April 13. A compact yet stellar field of 59 entrants competed for a slice of the $295,000 prize pool, but only 11 of them walked away with a return on their initial investment. Michael […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/13/21): 10th Anniversary of Black Friday with poker journalist, BJ Nemeth

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/13/21): 10th Anniversary of Black Friday with poker journalist, BJ Nemeth

The Bernard Lee Poker Show reminisces about the 10th anniversary of Black Friday shutdown of US online poker with poker journalist BJ Nemeth.

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Preview: The Orbit Episode #10 – Black Friday 10th Anniversary Special

Preview: The Orbit Episode #10 – Black Friday 10th Anniversary Special

This is an exclusive preview of Episode #10 of The Orbit, poker’s premier roundtable discussion show. This episode is themed around the 10th anniversary of what’s come to be known as Black Friday in the poker world.

We give you the details on the panelists you can expect to see and the topics you can expect them to discuss.

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Should He Fold Trips vs An Aggressive Pro? ($25K High Roller Analysis)

Should He Fold Trips vs An Aggressive Pro? ($25K High Roller Analysis)

I’ve got an interesting hand for you today, folks. Three huge factors were at play in this one: A $25,000 buy-in online is just about as tough a game in which you could find yourself. Steve O’Dwyer is just about as tough an opponent with whom you could battle. Defending your big blind with a […]

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Why Landon Tice is Solve For Why’s Biggest Acquisition Ever

Why Landon Tice is Solve For Why’s Biggest Acquisition Ever

The Solve For Why Academy has recently brought on poker phenom Landon Tice to join their roster of coaches.

Geoff Fisk catches up with Tice and Solve For Why founder Matt Berkey in this interview, which clearly illustrates why Tice is a perfect fit for the company.

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Juan Pardo Dominguez Wins POWERFEST High Roller Super Seven

Juan Pardo Dominguez Wins POWERFEST High Roller Super Seven

Spanish superstar Juan Pardo Dominguez is a POWERFEST champion after he came out on top of a 138-strong field in the $1,575 buy-in POWERFEST #06 – High Roller Super Seven event on April 12. Pardo Dominguez’s victory comes almost exactly three years to the day that he finished second to David Kitai in the €25,500 […]

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Should I Bet the Turn? 7 Questions to Ask

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Fran Ferlan.When it comes to poker strategy, the turn play is somewhat neglected or glossed over compared to other streets. There’s an abundance of information about preflop play, there are tons of charts and step-by step guides, and there’s no shortage of information about flop textures and optimal c-betting frequencies. But by the turn

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My European Poker Adventures: Stuck with the Irish – Part 1

My European Poker Adventures: Stuck with the Irish – Part 1

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

Her latest article depicts the fun times she had playing poker in Ireland, at Dublin’s legendary Fitzwilliam Card Club.

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Foxen and Hutter Among Big POWERFEST Winners

Alex Foxen and Barry Hutter kicked off POWERFEST in style by triumphing in the $5,200 High Roller and $2,100 High Roller Opener respectively. The talented high stakes specialist each bagged six-figure prizes, let us see exactly how much they won. Foxen Becomes a POWERFEST Champion A field of 91 players bought into the $5,200 POWERFEST […]

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The 5 Best Slow Rolls in Film

The 5 Best Slow Rolls in Film

There’s nothing like a slow roll to infuse tons of emotion into a poker hand. How much more so this occurs when slow rolls are depicted in film.

In this article Dano Arluison lists the five best slow rolls in film, taken from multiple movies featuring lots of poker including Maverick, Casino Royale, Kaleidoscope, and more.

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Pokercode Builds on Community

Pokercode Builds on Community

Pokercode isn’t just about poker training, but also about community. This can be seen in the group’s content creation activities, especially the Grind House streams and YouTube vlogs.

In this article, Christin Maschmann profiles how Pokercode continues to branch out.

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High Stakes Reg Pulls the Trigger on 443 Big Blind Bluff (DEX88 vs uwintakeit Analysis)

High Stakes Reg Pulls the Trigger on 443 Big Blind Bluff (DEX88 vs uwintakeit Analysis)

Have you been following our four-part article series that analyzes some of the craziest nosebleed stakes from early 2021? (If you haven’t, check out parts one and two.) This is part three, in which we will take a look at some super deep stack play that resulted in an enormous 890 big blind pot! Let’s […]

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Nikita Lebedev Turns €0.01 Into €3,016

When Nikita Lebedev bought into an Irish Open Main Event satellite for a mere €0.01 he had no idea that single cent would eventually morph into a much more substantial €3,016 score. But that is exactly what happened, this is Lebedev’s story. Lebedev is primarily a cash game player, but the lure of the Irish […]

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RecPoker | Ep 262 – Ashley Adams

RecPoker | Ep 262 – Ashley Adams

On Episode #262 of the RecPoker Podcast, the crew speaks with renowned author and longtime poker player Ashley Adams. Ashley has been playing poker since 1963 when he learned it, literally, at his grandfather’s knee, and has hosted the House of Cards podcast since 2007 as well as written more than 1,000 poker articles as well as several books, including his latest, “Winning Poker in 30 Minutes a Day” (D&B Publishing, 2020).

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Veksler: partypoker Makes It Possible To Realise a Poker Dream

We crowned Pavel Veksler as the 2021 Irish Open Main Event champion earlier this week, an impressive result that saw the Ukrainian pro walk away with €265,999. Veksler jumped onto our Russian language Twitch stream immediately after his victory and spoke at length with the commentary team about how the tournament went for him. “It […]

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Veksler Victorious in the Irish Open Main Event

Veksler Victorious in the Irish Open Main Event

Pavel Veksler is the 2021 Irish Open Main Event champion! The Ukrainian outlasted a star-studded field of 1,880 entrants in the €1,100 buy-in tournament and secured a life-changing €265,999. 2021 Irish Open Main Event Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize 1 Pavel Veksler Ukraine €265,999* 2 Stoyan Obreshkov Bulgaria €224,768* 3 Franco Spitale Argentina […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/6/21): David “Atom Bomb” Hendrix

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/6/21): David “Atom Bomb” Hendrix

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2021 Pearl River Poker Open Winner of Event #4, David “Atom Bomb” Hendrix.

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Obreshkov Leads Irish Open Main Event Final Table

Stoyan Obreshkov finds himself in the envious position of being chip leader going into the nine-handed final table of the 2021 Irish Open Main Event. Obreshkov has already locked up €22,480 for his troubles, but is only eight eliminations away from becoming the Irish Open champion, and that title comes with a cool €292,256. Forty […]

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The History of Twitch Poker

The History of Twitch Poker

Watching online poker streams on Twitch is an exceedingly popular pastime these days, but that has humble roots dating back a few years to the pioneering “godfather” Jason Somerville.

In this article, Shaun De Cesare traces Twitch Poker history, with a nod to the more popular streamers of today and how the system works for fans, brands, and the streamers themselves.

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3 River Bluffing Tips That Will Help You Smash Cash Games

3 River Bluffing Tips That Will Help You Smash Cash Games

Bluffing is the most fun part of poker for some people. For others, it’s the most terrifying part. On the river, when the pot is at its biggest, it can be especially hard to pull the trigger. But you can’t let the fear of getting called deter you from bluffing the river altogether. In order […]

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More Than 110,000 Hot Tables Triggered Since Launch

We only launched Hot Tables on March 11 but they have already hit a major milestone. More than 110,000 Hot Tables have triggered since their launch, and the number just keeps on growing. Hot Tables are rewarding an increasing number of our cash game players. Half of our cash game players see at least one […]

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Everyone Has a Shot at Poker Glory During POWERFEST

POWERFEST is back and brings with it dozens of events over almost three weeks of intense poker tournament action. Get ready to put your poker skills to the ultimate test across a range of different tournament poker formats, including 6-Max, 8-Max, Mix-Max, rebuys, PKOs, and freezeouts. Like in previous editions of POWERFEST, events are split […]

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“I love this promo, it gives players chances to win an awesome prize”

Ivan “Miler1” hails from a small Ukrainian town called Gaisin. Ivan is an auto mechanic by day but loves nothing more than grinding poker online at partypoker by night. The Legend of the Week promotion continues to be popular with grinders from all over the world. Just look at the prizes won by Ivan just […]

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Alex Foxen: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Alex Foxen: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Alex Foxen’s poker resume makes him one of the most prolific tournament players in the modern era. Foxen holds the record for most consecutive weeks ranked No. 1 in the Global Poker Index, with a 38-week run in 2018-2019. Foxen and Kristen Bicknell form one of the game’s most formidable couples, as both stand as […]

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Spring Sale: 30% Off All My Poker Books and Videos

Spring is finally upon us. So I am going to drop some deep discounts on all my poker strategy books and my poker video course to help you get crushing the poker games. Everything will be 30% Off until Friday April 9th at midnight EST. As you guys know, I very rarely run any discounts or sales on my poker books and videos. So, if you have been waiting around to pick up one of my best selling

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Marc Macdonnell Claims Irish Open Main Event Day 1B Chip Lead

The Irish Open Main Event smashed through its €1 million guarantee on April 4 thanks to 804 players turning out for Day 1B, the second of three scheduled opening flights. The prize pool stands at €1,626,000 with the turbo-structured Day 1C left to run at 15:05 BST on April 5. Ireland’s Marc Macdonnell is the […]

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PADS on PADS: A Review of Patrick Leonard’s Run It Once Course

PADS on PADS: A Review of Patrick Leonard’s Run It Once Course

High stakes poker keeps getting tougher, and weaving your way through MTTs has become a true test of skill. It takes something special to achieve next level mastery, and that’s what Run It Once’s PADS on PADS course by Patrick Leonard offers you.

At $999, this advanced course isn’t for everyone, but if you’re aiming to break through high stakes tournaments loaded with talent and become a consistent crusher, PADS on PADS is sure to get you there.

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How to Play Flopped Two Pair in Cash Games

How to Play Flopped Two Pair in Cash Games

Finally! You’ve flopped that two pair you’ve been waiting for. You’re already smiling inside, thinking how you’re gonna scoop this pot. But what should you do to win the biggest possible pot? That’s what I’m going to cover in this article because, as you’ll see, it’s not always best to play two pair fast. Not […]

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The Professional, The Hobbyist, and Language

The Professional, The Hobbyist, and Language

I had a bad day on the felt yesterday. I lost 200 Euros. More importantly, I aired on the side of aggression too often, and I lost my chips because of it. After my session, I took to Twitter to air my grievances. I first tweeted: I am on long term tilt ever since Millions. […]

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Andras Nemeth Wins the Irish Open High Roller

Hungary’s Andras Nemeth helped himself to the largest prize of the 2021 Irish Open so far when he topped a star-studded field of 52-entrants in the €2,100 buy-in High Roller. Nemeth’s victory, the latest in a long, long line of impressive first-place finishes, saw him walk away with €33,688. The Hungarian superstar secured this sum […]

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PokerGO Monthly Preview: April 2021

PokerGO Monthly Preview: April 2021

Tim Duckworth previews all the content set to be released on PokerGO during the month of April 2021. These range from new episodes of 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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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/30/21): Ethan “RamagePoker” Yau

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/30/21): Ethan “RamagePoker” Yau

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series bracelet winner Ethan Yau about his live-streamed win on YouTube.

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Adderley, Brown, and Garagnani Clinch Irish Open Titles

Three partypoker players became Irish Open champions and padded their bankrolls on March 30. John Adderley, Ross Brown, and Pedro Garagnani each wrote themselves into the Irish Open’s history books, in addition to giving themselves more ammunition for the rest of the festival. Irish Open #08 Dublin Deepstack Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize […]

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RecPoker | Ep 260 – Chris Jones

RecPoker | Ep 260 – Chris Jones

RecPoker’s Membership Content Director Chris Jones was our guest this week.

Jim Reid and John Somsky discussed with him the recent monthly rec.poker seminar which was all about post-flop betting lines, and how we can combine our knowledge of ranges and board textures to really put our opponents in some tough spots!

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Why You Must Embrace Variance to Succeed in Poker

Why You Must Embrace Variance to Succeed in Poker

Nothing invokes larger emotional response to poker players than the word variance. Defined simply as the expected fluctuation of the average result, variance is meant to quantify the uncertainty around a typical outcome generated by the luck of the draw. Stochastic events (such as expected amount of money won, number of times making the nuts […]

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“Seeing C$2.8K In My partypoker Account Was Pretty Incredible”

“Seeing C$2.8K In My partypoker Account Was Pretty Incredible”

We love hearing stories about our players here at the partypoker blog so were delighted when we learned about Marlo Nielsen’s recent career-best score. Marlo finished second in the $22 Predator, which is part of our Daily Legends schedule, and walked away with US$2,571.82. Marlo was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She works […]

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More Than 80,000 Hot Tables Triggered!

More than 80,000 Hot Tables, 83,000 to be exact, have triggered since their launch on March 11, that’s an average of more than 4,600 each and every day! How many Hot Tables have you been seated at? Fifty per cent of cash game and fastforward players have been seated at a Hot Table since their […]

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New Coin Flip Promotion Gives SPINS a Boost

We are giving SPINS players the chance to win instant prizes worth up to $500 with the launch of the Coin Flip promotion. SPINS games will now be even more enjoyable to play, with bonus cash prizes being awarded to players across four different tiers; bronze, silver, gold and platinum. The buy-ins across the tiers […]

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Irish Open Main Is Event Will Be Huge; Haxton and Leonard Shine

Day 1A of the Irish Open Main Event exceeded all expectations. The €1,100 buy-in tournament has a €1 million guarantee, and we have already collected €822,000 of that sum thanks to a bumper turnout on Day 1A. Two more flights remain, meaning we could beat last year’s attendance of 2,945. Day 1A took place on […]

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Get Involved in the APAT March Championship Events

The APAT March Championship is a mini series following on from the incredible World Championships Of Amateur Poker. It runs over the course of this weekend, with the APAT March Main Event being the highlight of the schedule. APAT March Turbo Championship Final Table Results Two events took place on the evening of March 26; […]

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How Would You Play This 6♦ 5♦? (Pro Analysis)

How Would You Play This 6♦ 5♦? (Pro Analysis)

Have you ever asked yourself something like… Would a top-level pro have played this hand the same way I just did? If you’re like most people, you probably have. Whenever an Upswing Lab member finds themself in a pickle, our Upswing Poker Engage Facebook group is there with like-minded people to help them find the […]

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2021 Irish Open Kicks Off With the €250K Gtd Opener

The wait is finally over, the 2021 Irish Open festival kicks off in style on March 26 with the €250,000 guaranteed Opener event. We know Irish Open regulars are bitterly disappointed not to be jetting off to Dublin for a live version of Europe’s longest-running live poker festival, but we have done everything in our […]

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Denis Titensky Played the $102K Mega High Roller For Only $22

Denis Titensky Played the $102K Mega High Roller For Only $22

The recent MILLIONS Online Mega High Roller was one of the biggest buy-in tournaments the online poker world has ever seen. $102,000 was the buy-in, putting the tournament out of the reach of the majority of players, but Belarusian Denis Titensky took full advantage of our satellites and won his six-figure buy-in for a mere […]

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Bremner Sets His Sights on Irish Open Glory After Winning His Seat for €11

Bremner Sets His Sights on Irish Open Glory After Winning His Seat for €11

Martin “Billy” Bremner has a passion for poker. The 58-year-old self-employed decorator has played the game since the mid-1990s and is vastly experienced. The past few weeks have seen Martin qualify for two major online poker tournaments at partypoker for a tiny outlay. He won his way into the MILLIONS Online Main Event, where he […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/23/21): Kristen Bicknell, Lexy Gavin, and Tyler Patterson

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/23/21): Kristen Bicknell, Lexy Gavin, and Tyler Patterson

The Bernard Lee Poker Show revisits the COVID-19 shutdown on its one-year anniversary, as Bernard reminisces on interviews with Kristen Bicknell, Tyler Patterson, and Lexy Gavin.

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Michael Mizrachi: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Michael Mizrachi: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Michael Mizrachi boasts a reputation as one of the greatest players in the history of the World Series of Poker. His WSOP resume includes five bracelet wins, including three victories in the $50,000 Poker Players Championship. Mizrachi arrived on the live tournament scene in the mid-2000s, and he’s stood the test of time as one […]

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RecPoker | Ep 258 – Elliot Roe

RecPoker | Ep 258 – Elliot Roe

On this episode of the RecPoker podcast, the crew is joined by Elliot Roe, mental game coach to some of poker’s biggest names.

Elliot shares how he helps poker players and his other clients, including actors, Olympians, and more, develop a winning mindset.

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Armin Rezaei Crowned WPT500 Knockout Champion

Armin Rezaei Crowned WPT500 Knockout Champion

Armin Rezaei is a World Poker Tour champion after he triumphed in the WPT500 Knockout event, a superb result that saw his bankroll swell by almost $140,000 for a $530 investment.  WPT500 Knockout Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize Bounties 1 Armin Rezaei Malta $76,275 $63,695 2 David Lopez Llacer United Kingdom $76,143 […]

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What Forms of Poker Are Legal in California?

What Forms of Poker Are Legal in California?

Californians love poker, but that doesn’t mean that all forms of poker are legal in the Golden State. In this article we briefly outline the different types of poker that Californians can and cannot play, from home games to online, and more.

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Why Was This Pot So Small? (Limitless vs Stefan11222 Analysis)

Why Was This Pot So Small? (Limitless vs Stefan11222 Analysis)

2021 has had some intense high stakes action. This is the second installment of an article series covering the craziest hands since the year began (see part 1 here). Today we’re going to look at another nosebleed hand that took place at the “modest” stake of $50/$100. It’s from a heads-up battle between two high-stakes […]

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Hot Tables Challenge: Staples Brothers Lock Horns

There are few bonds in this world that are as strong as those shared by two brothers. Brotherly love goes out of the window from 21:00 on March 24 when Jaime and Matt Staples fight it out in our Hot Tables Challenge. The Staples brothers are better known for grinding our Daily Legends tournaments, but […]

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RecPoker | Ep 256 – Tommy Angelo

RecPoker | Ep 256 – Tommy Angelo

Tommy Angelo is a poker player, coach, and the author of several books including Painless Poker, Elements of Poker, and Waiting for Straighters.

On this episode of the RecPoker Podcast, Tommy joins the panel to discuss his latest ventures in the poker world, doing commentary, how the pandemic has changed his life, and much more.

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Benjamin Chalot Headlines WPT500 Knockout Final Table

Benjamin Chalot Headlines WPT500 Knockout Final Table

The WPT500 Knockout has reached its final table after the 2,601 entrants were whittled down to a more manageable nine. The final table is littered with stellar names, including that of 2019 MILLIONS Online champion Benjamin Chalot, who sits down at 20:05 GMT on March 23 with enough chips for third position. WPT500 Knockout Final […]

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Profitable Poker Thinking: How I Went From Novice To Winner In Only One Year

Profitable Poker Thinking: How I Went From Novice To Winner In Only One Year

Over the past year, J. Tucker Adams has transitioned from being a losing novice poker player to a winning poker player. He’s employed four specific strategies that have helped him boost his game, and in this post he shares them.

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My European Poker Adventures: Dancing with the Stars in Monaco

My European Poker Adventures: Dancing with the Stars in Monaco

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

Her latest article depicts the numerous trips she took to work at EPT Monte Carlo, and the numerous celebrities she met along the way.

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O’Dwyer Wins High Roller as WPT500 Knockout Reaches Day 2

Steve O’Dwyer added the WPT500 Online Series High Roller title to his ever-growing list of poker accomplishments on March 21. O’Dwyer was one of 83 entrants in the $5,200 buy-in tournament and was the last man standing, meaning he raked in the lion’s share of the $415,000 prize pool. WPT #21 High Roller Final Table […]

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5 Advanced Cash Game Strategies That Nobody Talks About

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Fran Ferlan.Poker is an incredibly competitive game, and it seems to get
progressively more so every passing year. What used to be a tried and true
winning strategy in the past can only bring you mediocre results today.After
all, if everyone is doing the same thing, everyone will have the same results
by default. With

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How to Print Money on Paired Flops as the Preflop Raiser

How to Print Money on Paired Flops as the Preflop Raiser

Playing well on paired boards is crucial in order to maximize your win-rate. To help with this, cash game pro Fried ‘mynameiskarl’ Meulders launched a learning module in the Upswing Lab course, focusing on how to play paired flops. In this article, you will learn some of the basic principles from this new lesson. I […]

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Ryzhov Makes Amends For Legend of the Week Runner-Up Finish

Ryzhov Makes Amends For Legend of the Week Runner-Up Finish

Poker is a funny old game. It is one of the rare games where you can finish second out of thousands of opponents and still be disappointed. This happened to Anatoly “Mywifeisbest” Ryzhov who finished second in a Legend of the Week leaderboard in December but recently made amends by taking down Leaderboard 5 last […]

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Diego Ventura Leads WPT500 Knockout With Four Flights Remaining

Four WPT500 Knockout flights are done and dusted, and 881 players have taken a shot at the $1 million guaranteed prize pool. Only 132 of those starters punched their Day 2 tickets, and nobody has more chips at this point than Peruvian superstar Diego Ventura. Current WPT500 Knockout Top Chips Chip Counts Place Player Country […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/16/21): Craig Varnell and Matt Savage

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/16/21): Craig Varnell and Matt Savage

The Bernard Lee Poker Show speaks with Craig Varnell and Matt Savage on the 1-year anniversary of COVID-19 changing the poker world.

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Heads-Up for €29,620 — Should David Lappin Call with Jack-High?

Heads-Up for €29,620 — Should David Lappin Call with Jack-High?

For my fifth strategy article, I thought I’d put myself on the chopping-block and breakdown a hand from the 2018 Irish Open. I made the final table of the ‘JP Masters’, eventually finding myself heads-up against breakout poker star and WSOP Main Event 8th place finisher Jack Sinclair. The hand is the poker version of […]

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Winning the MILLIONS Online Main Event Allows Geci To Realise His Dreams

Winning the MILLIONS Online Main Event Allows Geci To Realise His Dreams

Endrit Geci won the recent MILLIONS Online Main Event and saw $774,838 make its way to his partypoker account. It is Geci’s largest cash by far, as you can appreciate, and one that allows him to realise his poker dreams. Endrit lives in Manchester, United Kingdom where he has been a professional poker player for […]

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Five Heads-Up Challenges The Poker World Needs To See

Five Heads-Up Challenges The Poker World Needs To See

With heads-up matches all the rage in the poker world these days, Geoff Fisk conjures up a list of five dream matches that poker fans around the world would absolutely love to see in the future.

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27,000 Hot Tables Triggered in the Five Days Since Launch!

Remember how we said our new Hot tables would benefit more of our cash game players than the daily leaderboards promotion? We may have slightly underestimated how wide a reach Hot Tables would have because 27,000 such tables have been triggered in the first five days since their launch! Hot Tables have triggered a staggering […]

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Dylan Rowe Runs Away With WPT500 Title ($181,544)

Dylan Rowe Runs Away With WPT500 Title ($181,544)

Dylan Rowe is a World Poker Tour champion! The New Zealander navigated his way through a field of 2,422 entrants to secure the $181,544 first-place prize. WPT500 Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize 1 Dylan Rowe New Zealand $181,544 2 Andrii Novak Ukraine $123,254 3 Lukas Wimmer Austria $84,064 4 Deividas Kvaselis Lithuania $55,719 […]

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Andrii Novak Leads WPT500 Final Table

Andrii Novak Leads WPT500 Final Table

The bumper crowd of 2,422 $1 million guaranteed WPT500 field has been whittled to the final table of nine and it is Ukrainian Andrii Novak who leads the finalists into battle on March 16. WPT500 Final Table Chip Counts Place Player Country Chips 1 Andrii Novak Ukraine 241,624,576 2 Lukas Wimmer Austria 190,243,207 3 Stoyan […]

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“Legend of the Week Adds Another Level of ICM to the Game”

The ongoing Legend of the Week promotion continues to make legends out of partypoker players. One such player is 35-year-old Alex who you may have bumped into at the partypoker table where he is known as “changeupdated”. Alex lives in Cheshire, United Kingdom, a beautiful part of the world where is juggles his day job […]

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How Often Should You Bluff in Poker? Pro’s Guide

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Fran Ferlan.
Bluffing is definitely one of the most exciting aspects of poker. So much so
that it almost became synonymous with the whole game itself. 

And it’s no wonder. 

Nothing can quite get your juices flowing like successfully pushing your
opponent out of a huge pot while holding complete air. It’s fun, exciting, and
it

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Roman Matveichuk Leads WPT500; Four Flights Remain

The $1 million guaranteed WPT500 is in full swing with five of the nine flights done and dusted. Some 1,039 players have entered this massive event so far with 156 of them punching their Day 2 tickets. Nobody has accumulated more chips than Roman Matveichuk who finds himself in the envious position as the overall […]

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This is When (And Why) World-Class Players Overbet the Turn

This is When (And Why) World-Class Players Overbet the Turn

I think we can all agree there isn’t anything sexier in poker than a big overbet. (If there is, let me know what in the comments below.) From the early days of high stakes online poker, the overbet was first popularized by online legends like Tom Dwan and Dan “Jungleman” Cates. The strategy behind overbetting […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/9/21): Daniel Buzgon

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/9/21): Daniel Buzgon

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews six-time WSOP Circuit ring winner Daniel Buzgon, as he discusses capturing 2 WSOP rings in 3 days.

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Win Up To $500 Extra At Our Exciting Hot Tables

No-Limit Hold’em and Pot-Limit Omaha cash and fastforward games are about to get a whole lot more exciting with the introduction of Hot Tables. Hot Tables launch on March 11 and see partypoker players win cash prizes worth up to $500 on top of the pot their get their hands on. There is no need […]

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Hellmuth vs. Negreanu: Time to Place Your Bets on High Stakes Duel II

Hellmuth vs. Negreanu: Time to Place Your Bets on High Stakes Duel II

The much-anticipated heads-up match between Poker Hall of Famers Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu is slated to take place next Tuesday, on March 16, and can be watched on PokerGO.

If you’d like to have a sweat while rooting for your favorite poker legend, StakeStars is giving you the chance to place your bet with Hellmuth currently being listed as the favorite to win.

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RecPoker | Ep 253 – Jonathan Little on exploiting low stakes tournaments

RecPoker | Ep 253 – Jonathan Little on exploiting low stakes tournaments

The Rec Poker crew welcome Jonathan Little, the founder of Pokercoaching.com, for a conversation about how relevant GTO (Game Theory Optimal) play is for recreational poker players, and much more!

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The Two Best Apps to Download to Play Andar Bahar for Real Money

The Two Best Apps to Download to Play Andar Bahar for Real Money

Walking the streets of India, you would probably be laughed at if you said you didn’t know what Andar Bahar was. In the rest of the world, on the other hand, this simple poker game which originated from Bangalore is mostly an unknown phenomenon to the common card player or poker player. Thanks to gambling […]

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Michael Addamo Wins Mega High Roller For $1.3M

Michael Addamo Wins Mega High Roller For $1.3M

There are very few major tournaments that Michael Addamo has not won during his illustrious poker career. He can now scratch off the MILLIONS Online Mega High Roller from his to-do list because the Australian superstar triumphed in the $102,000 buy-in event on March 9 and walked away with $1,310,715. MILLIONS Online Mega High Roller […]

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Doug Polk Flops a Straight vs Phil Hellmuth — And Lays It Down?!

Doug Polk Flops a Straight vs Phil Hellmuth — And Lays It Down?!

Last week, Doug Polk was the talk of the poker world for making a massive fold in his debut on High Stakes Poker on PokerGo. Squaring off against the legendary Phil Hellmuth, Polk mucked the second nut straight on the flop — a play that many players wouldn’t even consider. The Hand Blinds: $200/$400 Big […]

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Why Does Four of a Kind Beat a Straight or a Flush?

Why Does Four of a Kind Beat a Straight or a Flush?

Holding a strong hand in a game of poker often leads to winning money. The strongest hands in the poker hand rankings don’t often occur in the game, and seeing two monster hands go head-to-head marks an even rarer event. Straights, flushes, and four-of-a-kind all rank as strong hands in poker. When a straight or […]

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Why Does a Straight Flush Beat Four of a Kind?

Why Does a Straight Flush Beat Four of a Kind?

The top hands listed in the standard poker hand rankings occur very rarely in the game. The less likely the probability of making a certain hand, the higher that hand ranks in a game of poker. The straight flush and four-of-a-kind sit near the very top of the poker hand rankings. Both occur extremely rarely, […]

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What does the future hold for online poker in 2021 and beyond?

What does the future hold for online poker in 2021 and beyond?

Online poker is booming like (almost) never before! Shaun De Cesare takes a look at the current state of online poker around the world, its surging popularity, and examines whether it’s likely to continue or wane over the course of 2021.

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My European Poker Adventures: Star-struck at the Côte d’Azur

My European Poker Adventures: Star-struck at the Côte d’Azur

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 2008 EPT Monte Carlo, where she recalls playing in a poker media event, gaping at superstars like Gus Hansen and Phil Ivey, and the poker magic of Jan Heitmann and Antonio Esfandiari.

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Florian Loehnert Leads MILLIONS Online Mega High Roller

Florian Loehnert Leads MILLIONS Online Mega High Roller

Florian Loehnert is the man to catch in the MILLIONS Online Mega High Roller where only six players remain in contention for the $1.3 million top prize. Thirty-five players bought in for the astronomical sum of $102,000, resulting in a $3,500,000 prize pool. It was an expensive and disappointing day for Team partypoker’s Isaac Haxton […]

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Don’t Miss Jonathan Little’s $5,000 Poker After Dark Giveaway

Don’t Miss Jonathan Little’s $5,000 Poker After Dark Giveaway

Pokercoaching.com founder Jonathan Little is giving away a $5,000 seat to compete against him in a sit-n-go on Season 13 of Poker After Dark.

Details for how to enter can be found in this article, along with more information about the current season of Poker After Dark and the poker training materials available at Pokercoaching.com.

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‘Legend of the Week’: Fledgling Pro Tops Leaderboard 3

Brazil’s Guilherme Passos (Ggpassos on partypoker) celebrates a year as a professional poker player in June 2021. At 28, he had a late start. He’s taking his first steps in his career and has plenty of development to do, but he has done very well so far. Guilherme became Legend of the Week at the […]

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Gedimas Uselis Crowned MILLIONS Online Closer Champion

Gedimas Uselis Crowned MILLIONS Online Closer Champion

Lithuania has a MILLIONS Online champion after Gedimas Uselis triumphed in the $1,050 MILLIONS Online #25 Closer event. Some 583 players bought in across a trio of starting flights, which ensured the $500,000 guarantee was surpassed by $83,000. Half of the $583,000 pot went on the heads of each entrant, with top 87 finishers sharing […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/2/21): Ryan Hagerty

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/2/21): Ryan Hagerty

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2020 WSOP Main Event U.S. bracket 4th place finisher, Ryan Hagerty, discussing his recent hot streak.

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You Should Feel Pain While Playing Poker — Here’s Why

You Should Feel Pain While Playing Poker — Here’s Why

If you’re like most poker players, you’ve felt legitimate pain while playing the game. Such pain is usually caused by bad luck, which can come in many forms: Getting the money in as a favorite and losing; Having a long streak of unfavorable results to no fault of our own; or (even more subtly) Running […]

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Parssinen and Theologis Become MILLIONS Online Champions

Eelis Parssinen is a MILLIONS Online champion after the Finnish high stakes specialist came out on top of a 50-strong field in the $5,200 6-Max Omaha High Roller event. Parssinen’s quest to win this event did not get off to the best of starts because he busted in 48th place. The Finn dusted himself down, […]

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Pascal Lefrancois Is On Fire; Takes Down PLO High Roller

Pascal Lefrancois is in incredible form. The French-Canadian won the $25,500 Super High Roller for more than $525,000 a couple of days ago, and now he has another MILLIONS Online title after taking down the Omaha High Roller. MILLIONS Online #15 Omaha High Roller was a $5,200 buy-in event that drew in a crowd of […]

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Poker Tips by George: Beware of Loose-Aggressive (Wild) Games

Poker Tips by George: Beware of Loose-Aggressive (Wild) Games

It can be particularly difficult to maneuver in poker games that feature a maniac with unpredictable tendencies.

In this article, our Senior contributor George Epstein warns of the perils of such loose aggressive games.

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Lefrancois Wins Again; Takes Down Super High Roller

Pascal Lefrancois said winning the MILLIONS Online Main Event would have been “the cherry on top of a very good year.” That never happened, but Lefrancois did the next best thing and took down the $25,500 Super High Roller event for $525,089 instead. MILLIONS Online #20 Super High Roller Final Table Results Place Player Country […]

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The Craziest High Stakes Online Poker Hands of 2021: Part One

The Craziest High Stakes Online Poker Hands of 2021: Part One

There has been some crazy high-stakes action since the beginning of 2021. No Limit Hold’em end-bosses have been throwing money around, trying to prove who reigns supreme on the felt. And many of these crazy hands have been anything but “standard.” Because relatively few people have seen these hands, we’re going over the wildest ones […]

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Endrit Geci Wins MILLIONS Online Main Event ($774,838)

Endrit Geci Wins MILLIONS Online Main Event ($774,838)

Endrit Geci is the partypoker MILLIONS Online Main Event champion, an accolade that came with a mouth-watering prize worth $774,838. Geci came out on top of a 1,084-strong field to secure the victory and get his hands on the largest score of his poker career. MILLIONS Online Main Event Final Table Results Place Player Country […]

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The Poker Party is About to Start: Be Prepared with These 7 Tips

The Poker Party is About to Start: Be Prepared with These 7 Tips

Chris Wallace knows that some of the best live poker in a while will be happening in the immediate future in Las Vegas. He offers 7 great tips to players to take advantage of this fortuitous situation and make the most of the opportunities.

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Why Does Four of a Kind Beat a Full House?

Why Does Four of a Kind Beat a Full House?

Most poker games use the standard poker hand rankings to determine each winning hand. The rarer a hand occurs mathematically, the higher it stands in the hand rankings. Full house and four-of-a-kind both represent extremely strong poker hands. Picking up one of these hands in a game of Texas Hold’em gives you a strong chance […]

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Imsirovic and Astedt Win MILLIONS Online High Roller Events

Imsirovic and Astedt Win MILLIONS Online High Roller Events

Several other quality MILLIONS Online events took place while the Main Event was busy whittling down its field. Two High Rollers and a Super High Roller were the highlights, and two of those tournaments crowned their champions with Ali Imsirovic and Niklas Astedt getting their hands on titles. Ali Imsirovic Shines in the $5,200 High […]

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Endrit Geci Top MILLIONS Online Main Event Final Table Chip Counts

Endrit Geci Top MILLIONS Online Main Event Final Table Chip Counts

Lead image courtesy of PokerNews The MILLIONS Online Main Event final table is set and what a final table it is. Endrit Geci is the man to catch going into the final day of this prestigious tournament, but he will not have it all his own way because there are some superstars in the chasing […]

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Urbanovich and Staples Through To MILLIONS Online Main Event Day 3

Urbanovich and Staples Through To MILLIONS Online Main Event Day 3

Only 28 players remain in contention for the title of MILLIONS Online Main Event champion and two Team partypoker members are among them. Dzmitry Urbanovich and streamer extraordinaire Jaime Staples find themselves within touching distance of an $892,274 payout. MILLIONS Online Main Event Top 10 Chip Counts Place Player Country Chips 1 Valentyn Kazantsev Ukraine […]

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Jason Koon Talks High Stakes Poker

Jason Koon Talks High Stakes Poker

Frank Op de Woerd speaks with Jason Koon about a couple of hands that took place during his recent appearances on High Stakes Poker.

Jason also talks a bit about what it’s like to play on the show, and some behind-the-scenes stuff that happens off camera in the PokerGO Studio.

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The Only Poker Beginner Guide You Need (2021)

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

“The name of the game is no-limit Texas Hold’em, the game that takes a
minute to learn but a lifetime to master.” – Mike Sexton

Poker is a deceptively simple game. Everyone can learn to play, but hardly
anyone can actually be a long-term winner. 

After learning the rules and realizing that it’s

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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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