Hellmuth Crushes Negreanu’s Soul with 8♣ 3♣ (Analysis by Polk & Negreanu)

Hellmuth Crushes Negreanu’s Soul with 8♣ 3♣ (Analysis by Polk & Negreanu)

Sometimes you see a hand that makes you think: “what the hell am I looking at right now?” This hand between Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth is a perfect example. Half of the analysis in this article is directly from Daniel, as he explained his thought process on a recent episode of the Doug Polk […]

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Mixed Games Poker Tournament Strategy For Beginners

Mixed Games Poker Tournament Strategy For Beginners

Mixed game poker tournaments are becoming more popular, with beginners daring to give them a try.

In this article, WSOP bracelet winner Chris Wallace offers some helpful tips and advice for how to effectively navigate mixed game tournaments.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/20/21): Johnnie “Vibes” Moreno

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/20/21): Johnnie “Vibes” Moreno

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Johnnie “Vibes” Moreno, discussing being a professional poker player and YouTube Poker Vlogger.

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Jeksontuk: Buying Diapers With Tournament Winnings!

Russian partypoker player “Jeksontuk” got his grind on last week and excelled in The Terminator and The Ocean’s Daily Legends tournaments. His immense performances in these $11 buy-in tournaments resulted in him finish top of Leaderboard 3 in our ongoing Legend of the Week promotion. This is his story. Jeksontuk is almost 30-years-old and lives […]

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How Do Poker Tournaments Work?

How Do Poker Tournaments Work?

Poker tournaments represent the world’s most popular way to play poker. The World Series of Poker is the world’s most famous poker event, and revolves exclusively around tournament play. If you’ve never played in a poker tournament, you might wonder if there’s any difference between a regular poker cash game and a tournament. The answer […]

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

What’s New at Run It Once Training? | Summer 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 Summer 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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Grand Prix KO Series Hots Up With Main Events Approaching

The $2.2 million guaranteed Grand Prix KO series is building up pace and the action is only going to get hotter when the Mini Main Event and Main Event kick off on July 25. Three events, the Mini 6-Max, 6-Max, and High Roller, are in full swing. Let’s take a look at what is going […]

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The Filthiest Hand from the $10,000,000 Wynn Millions (Analysis)

The Filthiest Hand from the $10,000,000 Wynn Millions (Analysis)

Imagine this… You are playing one of the first $10,000 buy-in tournaments post-lockdown, and it’s the biggest tournament of the summer. You build up a huge stack on day 1 — one of, if not the biggest in the field — only to run the best possible full house into a top pro’s quads on […]

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Win Your $5M Gtd WPT Championship Main Event Seat For $0.01

How does playing for a share of a guaranteed $5 million prize pool sound? Great, right? What about playing for a share of a guaranteed $5 million prize pool for one cent? That is what partypoker players can do thanks to our incredible phased satellites. This Sunday, July 25, at 21:05 BST, there is a […]

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Jouissance88: partypoker Offers the Best MTT Leaderboards

Russian grinder “Jouissance88” is on cloud nine right now having finished top of Leaderboard 2 in our ongoing Legends of the Week promotion. Triumphing over all the other partypoker players resulted in more than $500 worth of tournament tickets hitting the account of Jouissance88. Understandably, he is delighted with the promotion. Jouissance88 hails from Moscow […]

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The Ultimate Poker Odds Cheat Sheet (2021)

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Fran Ferlan

A lot of beginner poker players struggle with the math concepts that are the
core part of the game of poker. 

While some aspects of the game can be quite advanced, most of the basic math concepts are
actually really simple, and being familiar with them is the key for your poker
success.

One such concept is

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RecPoker | Ep 293 – Dara O’Kearney

RecPoker | Ep 293 – Dara O’Kearney

On Ep. 293 of the RecPoker Podcast, the panel welcome Unibet Poker ambassador Dara O’Kearney and co-host of The Chip Race and The Lock-in podcasts. In addition, Dara has also authored two books, Poker Satellite Strategy and PKO Poker Strategy, and will complete his third book (on ICM, the Independent Chip Model) later this year.

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Magic Cards Top Prize is Now $2,000!

We are delighted that so many of you have helped yourself to plenty of free prizes in our Magic Cards promotion, so much so that we have extended the promotion again, this time until August 2. In addition to the extension, we have doubled the top prize to $2,000 from $1,000! You can win up […]

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Grand Prix KO Series Explodes Into Action

The Grand Prix KO series kicked off in explosive style with two champions crowned and a handful of other events starting their Day 1s. Plenty of players got off to a flying start, find out who below. Grand Prix KO #01 Mini 6-Max Top 10 Chip Counts The Grand Prix KO #01 Mini 6-Max event […]

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partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Heads to North Cyprus This September!

The partypoker LIVE MILLIONS tour is not only returning but returning with a bang, and sooner than you think. partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North Cyprus takes place from September 26 at the awesome Merit Crystal Cove, with the Main Event coming with a huge $3 million guaranteed prize pool! partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North Cyprus is our […]

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How to Play Poker Without Chips

How to Play Poker Without Chips

There’s no reason to let a lack of chips stop you from playing a game of poker. Many alternatives are at your disposal if you want to run a live poker game, but don’t have traditional poker chips available. As long as you have a deck of cards, you can almost certainly find something to […]

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6 Reasons to Try Unshuffled.io for Your Next Home Game

6 Reasons to Try Unshuffled.io for Your Next Home Game

Wait… What is Unshuffled? It all started back in March of 2020 – COVID had forced us into quarantine and our weekly poker games all came to a sudden end. We searched the web for an option to play our rather untraditional mixed games online but could not find anything that truly met our needs. […]

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How to Take Notes on Your Opponents Like a Pro

How to Take Notes on Your Opponents Like a Pro

Learning how to take notes efficiently is an underrated skill in online poker. By taking notes, you give yourself easily accessible information about how certain players approach the game. This article will help you take better notes on your opponents, while also providing you with abbreviations that will allow you to do so quickly in-game. […]

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“freddy2019” Buys New Laptop With Magic Cards Winnings

Our Magic Cards promotion continues to be well-received with thousands of partypoker players getting their hands on free prizes every day. One player, “freddy2019,” literally hit the jackpot and saw his partypoker account credited with $1,000 in cold, hard cash. freddy2019 has been playing poker for around four years, mostly multi-table tournaments and satellites in […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/13/21): Andrew Moreno

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/13/21): Andrew Moreno

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Andrew Moreno, who recently captured the 2021 Wynn Millions Main Event for over $1.46 million.

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Is Online Poker Rigged? The Facts Revealed

Is Online Poker Rigged? The Facts Revealed

The legitimacy of online poker remains a question for some players. The “poker boom” era of the mid-2000s brought online poker to the mainstream, and nearly two decades later many players prefer online poker over its live counterpart. The great “is online poker rigged” debate has persisted throughout the modern era of the game. Without […]

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Las Vegas Gems: The Museum of Gaming History

Las Vegas Gems: The Museum of Gaming History

The Museum of Gaming History offers a fascinating look into how gambling has shaped the Las Vegas area and evolved over the years.

Matt Hansen speaks with Jim Follis, Director of Exhibits and Events for the Casino Collectibles Association and Museum of Gaming History, to better understand the organizations goals and discover where in the city various exhibits can be found.

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New online poker show ‘Seat Wide Open’ debuts on Twitch.tv/poker

New online poker show ‘Seat Wide Open’ debuts on Twitch.tv/poker

Riffld Productions has announced the debut of an all new online poker-focused live interview show entitled Seat Wide Open.

The first guest to appear was Unibet Poker Ambassador Dara O’Kearney, with the show airing exclusively on Twitch.tv/poker.

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Are You Ready to Mount a Charge Up The partypoker League Standings?

Are You Ready to Mount a Charge Up The partypoker League Standings?

The first edition of the partypoker League was a roaring success with hundreds of partypoker players taking to the virtual felt in an attempt to secure some valuable leaderboard points. Jamie Ashdown was the last player standing and, therefore, recipient of the maximum 100 points. Victory certainly hands Ashdown an advantage, but there are three […]

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Is Poker a Sport or a Game?

Is Poker a Sport or a Game?

As much as any other pastime, poker straddles the line between “game” and “sport”. The “game” part of poker requires no further validation. The status of poker as a “sport”, however, can certainly go up for debate.  Can poker be rightfully considered a sport? Let’s evaluate that question: Is Poker A Sport? The Oxford Dictionary […]

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Can You Count Cards in Poker Games?

Can You Count Cards in Poker Games?

Card counting was made famous through books like Bringing Down the House and movies like 21. Tales of card counting often center around players winning huge sums of money, then making a hasty exit from a casino with security in hot pursuit. Card counting generally applies to blackjack, but you might have wondered – does […]

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How to Make $100 an Hour Playing Poker

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Fran FerlanPeople often ask me how to make a good wage from poker such as $100 an hour. But let’s get one thing clear right off the bat. Earning a hundred bucks an hour from poker consistently is impossible. It’s just the nature of the game. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. The
best you can hope for is winning more than you lose

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5 Tips for Poker Players New to Sports Betting

5 Tips for Poker Players New to Sports Betting

If you’re a poker player new to sports betting, you’ll be best off by brushing up on the correct way to approach making wagers on sports.

In this article we deliver 5 top basic sports betting strategies for poker players to employ.

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Dan Shak: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Dan Shak: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Dan Shak is a 62-year-old hedge fund manager and semi-pro poker player. Backed by an almost unlimited bankroll built in gold futures trading, Shak stands as a mainstay on the high-stakes live tournament circuit. Shak’s poker accomplishments are impressive enough to warrant “pro” status. He’s among the top 100 on the Hendon Mob live tournament […]

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Two Top Pros Play Perfectly with $450,076 on the Line (Hand Analysis)

Two Top Pros Play Perfectly with $450,076 on the Line (Hand Analysis)

Welcome to some of the toughest poker games on the planet: $25k High Roller Tournaments. These events attract the best of the best, all competing for millions of dollars and the prestige that comes with winning a high roller title. This article will analyze a crucial hand from a recent online $25k High Roller event. […]

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Poker and Our Presidents – Part I

Poker and Our Presidents – Part I

Boosted by the numerous presidents who have played the game, many people consider poker as our national pastime. Going back to George Washington, our first president, U.S. presidents have much enjoyed playing poker. Many presidents and political leaders made poker an important part of their lives.

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Announcing the Inaugural Cardplayer Lifestyle Mixed Game Festival

Announcing the Inaugural Cardplayer Lifestyle Mixed Game Festival

We’re thrilled to announce our first ever live event! From October 4-7 we’ll be hosting our Mixed Game Festival at the Westgate Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas. Festivities will consist of non-stop dealer’s choice cash games followed by a $200 buy-in H.O.R.S.E. tournament in which the winner will receive a Platinum Pass from PokerStars worth $30,000.

Low-stakes mixed game players rejoice! From free food to reduced rake to merchandise giveaways to discounted hotel room rates, plus the chance to win a seat to the PokerStars Players Championship, there’s never been a better value, more fun-filled miniseries on the poker calendar!

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RecPoker | Ep 291 – Steve Fredlund

RecPoker | Ep 291 – Steve Fredlund

With RecPoker founder Steve Fredlund out of commission this week, the panel looks back on how they came to meet him and join RecPoker, as well as what parts of the community they have come to lead.

Plus, they hear from Paul “QuadQuark” one of the community’s Premium Members who had joined us in the chat for the recording!

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Are Poker HUDs Worth It? (It Might Surprise You)

People often ask me these days if it is worth it to use a poker HUD. Or
do you really need to use a poker HUD in order to win at online poker?

And my answer is pretty much always the same.

If you are serious about online poker, then yes, using a HUD is definitely
worth it. As an online poker pro, using a HUD has helped me earn tens of thousands of dollars more over the

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Can You Play Poker with Just Two Players?

Can You Play Poker with Just Two Players?

Poker is a game that can be played with up to 10 players in some formats, but you only need a minimum of two people to play the game. A poker game involving two players is called a heads-up poker game. The positions in a heads-up poker game might be different than they are in […]

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When Should You C-Bet with Middle or Bottom Pair in Cash Games?

When Should You C-Bet with Middle or Bottom Pair in Cash Games?

Many aspects of poker strategy have fluctuated overtime… …including whether or not you should c-bet with middle or bottom pair on the flop. With the help of solvers, we now have a much clearer view of when it’s a good idea to do so. In this article, I am going to explain why you would […]

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Pedro Fernandes is the WCC Main Event Champion

Pedro Fernandes is the WCC Main Event Champion

The World Cup of Cards Main Event crowned its champion on July 8, and Pedro Fernandes of Brazil is that champion. Fernandes collected an impressive $154,070 for his $1,100 investment after a heads-up deal involving Mikhail Mikheev, who had won his seat via a $109 Mega Satellite. WCC Main Event Final Table Results Place Player […]

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There’s Something For Everyone in the Grand Prix Knockout Series

Hold onto your hats because there is an exciting online poker tournament festival coming to partypoker that has something for everyone. The Grand Prix Knockout runs from July 18 through August 2, features 16 progressive knockout events with combined guarantees of $2.2 million. Everyone loves a PKO tournament because the bounty element of the prize […]

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Poker vs Texas Hold’em: Is There A Difference?

Poker vs Texas Hold’em: Is There A Difference?

Texas Hold’em is the most popular poker variant in the world. As a result, “Texas Hold’em” and “poker” are often used interchangeably. It’s important to note, however, that the term “poker” can include many other different styles of the game.  If you’ve ever wondered is poker the same thing as Texas Hold’em?, read on. Poker […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/6/21): Poker Hall of Famer Jack Binion

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/6/21): Poker Hall of Famer Jack Binion

On the latest episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard conducts an exclusive interview with former President of Binion’s, and Poker Hall of Famer, Jack Binion.

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When to Fold in Poker (Before & After the Flop)

When to Fold in Poker (Before & After the Flop)

The ability to fold marks one of the most important aspects of a winning poker strategy. In Texas Hold’em, playing too many hands preflop, or moving forward with too many marginal hands post-flop, can end up as a major detriment to your win rate. Knowing when to fold in poker is arguably the most critical […]

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What is Fold Equity and Why Does it Matter?

What is Fold Equity and Why Does it Matter?

If you’ve played poker for a while, you’ve probably heard the term fold equity. In this article, I am going to explain what fold equity is and why it’s important to understand if you want to maximize your winnings at the tables. What is Fold Equity? Fold equity is the probability that a player will […]

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Poker Tips by George: Poker and Human Nature

Poker Tips by George: Poker and Human Nature

Behaving a certain way at the poker table and — perhaps even more importantly — NOT behaving in certain ways at the poker table have a direct correlation to how well you fare at the felt.

Our Senior contributor George Epstein lists some of the right and wrong types of behaviors you should have when playing poker.

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5 Superstar Poker Interviews That Might Never Happen Again

5 Superstar Poker Interviews That Might Never Happen Again

Which players and poker industry personalities would you LOVE to watch, read, or listen to be interviewed?

A handful of individuals have remained elusive to poker media outlets, and Paul Seaton lists them in this article.

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Top 5 Norwegian Players You Need to Know About

Top 5 Norwegian Players You Need to Know About

From Thor Hansen to Annette Obrestad, there have been many Norwegians to have made a big impact at the poker felt.

In this article, we list five of the top most prominent professional players from Norway.

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More Than 14,000 Players Benefit From Boosted Cashback!

The popularity of our Boosted Cashback promotion continues to rise with even more partypoker players benefiting from 10% extra cashback after generating a mere $0.10 in rake. Boosted Cashback was extended until July 18 and we are delighted to see thousands of you taking full advantage of the 10% extra cashback promotion. Up to July […]

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Rudolph Leads The WCC Main Event Final Table

The 1,008 partypoker players who entered the $1,100 World Cup of Cards Main Event have been whittled to the final table of nine, and what a final table it is. Christian Rudolph is the man to catch when the cards are in the air on July 8; the talented Austrian is on course for yet […]

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RecPoker | Ep 289 – Veronica Brill

RecPoker | Ep 289 – Veronica Brill

On Episode 289 of the RecPoker podcast, the panel speaks with poker player, commentator, and YouTube personality Veronica Brill about the MIke Postle scandal, how Dan Bilzerian influenced her, her involvement in getting K.L. Cleeton a new van, and more.

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Get Ready For Some Epic Prizes in the New partypoker League

Get Ready For Some Epic Prizes in the New partypoker League

Jaime Staples and Matt Staples are hosting the new and exciting partypoker League where you have the chance to win some incredible prizes each month, and bragging rights over your fellow partypoker players. The partypoker League consists of a $2.20 buy-in Main Event that runs every Thursday at 21:00 BST, and awards valuable leaderboard points […]

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Angelou Konstas Leads WCC Main Event With 128 Remaining

Almost all of the  World Cup of Cards Main Event Day 1s are in the bag and only 128 players have made it through to Day 2 so far. That figure will rise once the Turbo and Hyper Turbo flights kick off at 16:05 BST and 18:00 BST on July 5. $851,000 of the $1,0000,000 […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/29/21): David Peters (Part 2)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/29/21): David Peters (Part 2)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show concludes his two-part interview with 2021 U.S. Poker Open (USPO) Champion, David Peters.

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How to Play Ace-King (Big Slick) in Cash Games

How to Play Ace-King (Big Slick) in Cash Games

Is Ace-King one of ‘‘those hands’’ for you? You know, the ones that make you say “it looks good, but it never wins.” Regardless of your personal feelings towards “Big Slick”, there’s no doubt that it’s one of the strongest hands in the game. Learning how to play properly preflop and after the flop will […]

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Julian Lozano is the New WCC Main Event Chip Leader

Day 1B of the 2021 World Cup of Cards Main Event is in the bag. A compact field of 131 players took to the partypoker virtual felt, and only 20 of those starters had chips in front of them when the curtain came down on proceedings. Sat proudly at the top of those 20 surviving […]

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Arantaur: The Legend of the Week Leaderboards Are a Great Promotion

Arantaur is yet another Legend of the Week who hails from Russia. The grinder from Magnitogorsk, an industrial city located whose motto is “the place where Europe and Asia meet” spoke to the partypoker blog about his poker story. “I quit my job and turned to poker in early 2020,” Arantaur told us, “I worked […]

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Boosted Cashback and Magic Cards Promotions Extended

We have some exciting news for you today, news that the Boosted Cashback and Magic Cards promotions have been extended until July 18, giving you more chances to earn scores of free prizes and extra cash in your partypoker account. Our Boosted Cashback promotion has proven extremely popular with more than 11,000 of you benefiting […]

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PokerGO Monthly Preview: July 2021

PokerGO Monthly Preview: July 2021

Tim Duckworth previews all the content set to be released on PokerGO during the month of July 2021. These range from live streams of the PokerGO Cup, to new episodes of Poker After Dark to new releases of Triton Millions episodes from the past.

Plus, there’s High Stakes Duel III featuring a third round of action between Phil Hellmuth and Nick Wright.

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How to Win at 10NL on PokerStars ($0.05/$0.10 Play & Explain)

How to Win at 10NL on PokerStars ($0.05/$0.10 Play & Explain)

Do you play in low or micro-stakes poker games? Then you’re about to get a lot of free value courtesy of cash game pro and streamer Gary “GazzyB” Blackwood. Settle in for the next 10 minutes, click play on the video, and watch GazzyB show off a winning strategy in 10NL ($0.05/$0.10) games on PokerStars. […]

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RecPoker | Ep 287 – Kenny Hallaert

RecPoker | Ep 287 – Kenny Hallaert

On ep 287 of the RecPoker podcast, the crew welcome successful Belgian player and tournament director Kenny Hallaert. With $11 million in career earnings and a stellar record as an industry professional, Kenny is one of the most popular and beloved individuals in poker.

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“I Cannot Praise the Daily Legends Enough”

“I Cannot Praise the Daily Legends Enough”

Our Daily Legends tournaments are available to all partypoker players regardless of the size of their bankrolls. Buy-ins start at a mere $1.10 and increase all the way to $1,050. It does not matter if you play at the low end or the top end of the buy-in scale, you are treated to the same […]

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Vogelsang Claims WCC Main Event Chip Lead

Day 1A of the $1 million guaranteed World Cup of Cards Main Event took place on June 27 and saw 354 players buy in before late registration slammed shut. Only 53 of those 354 starters punched their Day 2 tickets at the first attempt, and nobody accumulated more chips than the United Kingdom-based German Christoph […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/22/21): David Peters (Part 1)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/22/21): David Peters (Part 1)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2021 U.S. Poker Open (USPO) Champion, David Peters after his win – Part 1 of 2.

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself in Every Postflop Poker Hand

5 Questions to Ask Yourself in Every Postflop Poker Hand

Want to play your ranges like a pro after the flop? In this article, I am going to cover 5 questions that professional poker players ask themselves every time they make a decision. To assist with this process, I’ll be using a handy new tool called Poker Ranger 2, which has a number of powerful […]

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Poker Tips by George: Flashers and Ethics

Poker Tips by George: Flashers and Ethics

Flashing your hole cards accidentally puts you at a complete disadvantage at the poker table. Our Senior contributor George Epstein discusses this, and whether it’s right to take advantage of an opponent who flashes their cards in your field of vision.

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“I love the Daily Legends because I don’t have to worry about sleep”

“I love the Daily Legends because I don’t have to worry about sleep”

We are proud of our Daily Legends tournaments. A lot of work has gone into them to ensure they have a superb structure that is no compromised by the fact they finish at a reasonable hour. They are the perfect online poker tournaments for players who juggle grinding with the daily grind of a nine-to-five […]

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Martin Nielsen Crowned WCC Grand Prix KO Champion

Martin Nielsen is a World Cup of Cards champion! The Danish grinder navigated his way through the minefield that was a 6,054-strong field in the $55 buy-in $250,000 guaranteed Grand Prix Knockout. Nielsen’s reward? A combined prize weighing in at $28,250. Some 884 players made it through to the final day, each guaranteed $56.41 from […]

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A Poker Interview with Retired NBA Star Andrew Bogut

A Poker Interview with Retired NBA Star Andrew Bogut

Retired NBA star Andrew Bogut knows a thing or two about poker.

In this interview, he shares plenty of great stories about poker playing with his teammates on the Golden State Warriors, including Steph Curry, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, and David Lee, as well as his admiration for 15-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth.

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What Will Your Summer Vegas Poker Trip Look Like without the World Series of Poker?

What Will Your Summer Vegas Poker Trip Look Like without the World Series of Poker?

Even without the World Series of Poker running in it’s usual slot, there’s plenty of poker to be found this summer in Las Vegas.

Paul Seaton gives us a rundown of the best places to play and the marquee tournament series they’ll be running.

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Introducing Unshuffled.io: The Ultimate Online Poker Platform for Home Games

Introducing Unshuffled.io: The Ultimate Online Poker Platform for Home Games

Unshuffled.io was developed specifically with home game poker players in mind. The all-new online poker platform allows you to create you own poker variants, and with integrated audio and video allows you to replicate the in-person home poker game experience online.

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14 Players Away from €300,000 — Should He Hero Call This Hand?

14 Players Away from €300,000 — Should He Hero Call This Hand?

When your opponent either has the nuts or nothing, it can make sense to bluff-catch with a marginal hand. Today’s hand is an example of such a situation. In October 2018, The Battle of Malta boasted a then-record field of 3,816 players. British tournament specialist Andy Hills made it to the final table but, on […]

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28th Annual Casino Collectibles Show Recap

28th Annual Casino Collectibles Show Recap

Matt Hansen recaps his three days spent attending the 28th annual Casino Collectibles show at South Point Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Poker legends Linda Johnson and Jan Fisher helped to add some extra flair and shine to a weekend-long convention that absolutely bubbled with positive vibes.

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Claus Grether and Kallum Allen Bag WCC Titles

The 2021 World Cup of Cards has crowned its first champions of the series. Claus Grether and Kallum Allen can call themselves a poker champion after triumphing in the $320 Quebec Opener and $33 Mini Quebec Opener respectively. Grether Turns $320 Into $23,339 WCC #02 Quebec Opener had a $125,000 guarantee on its prize pool […]

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How to Make $100,000 a Year From Poker

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

Poker can be a profitable hobby and can even earn you a considerable side
income. But what if your ambitions are bigger than raking in a few hundred
dollars a month? 

This is a question that I get asked a lot. So today we are going to do a deep dive into it. How much can you actually earn from poker? 

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RecPoker | Ep 285 – John Barrows

RecPoker | Ep 285 – John Barrows

John Barrows is the tournament manager for Running Aces Casino, Racetrack, and Hotel, the official sponsor of the RecPoker Podcast.

John opens up to give insight about how poker fits into the context of casino profitability, specifically considering how to balance tournament structure and rake.

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Head of Game Integrity: Real Names Increase Transparency

On 25/07/2019, partypoker was the first online poker operator in the world to release real name tables when all online poker was still played with screen names, and most players could “hide” behind their aliases. The reason for doing so was to reduce the concerns related to the anonymity of online poker. Using real names […]

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partypoker muda política de cashback extra; recompensa agora é diária

Com objetivo de tornar mais atrativa e lucrativa as experiências de nossos jogadores, o partypoker está implementando grandes mudanças na política de cashback nas mesas de cash game e fastforward da sala. A partir desta segunda-feira, 21 de junho, há 10% de cashback extra a ser conquistado todos os dias. O novo modelo é válido […]

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partypoker muda política de cashback extra; recompensa agora é diária

Com objetivo de tornar mais atrativa e lucrativa as experiências de nossos jogadores, o partypoker está implementando grandes mudanças na política de cashback nas mesas de cash game e fastforward da sala. A partir desta segunda-feira, 21 de junho, há 10% de cashback extra a ser conquistado todos os dias. O novo modelo é válido […]

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Top 10 Predictions for the 2021 World Series of Poker

Top 10 Predictions for the 2021 World Series of Poker

With the 2021 World Series of Poker on the horizon, Paul Seaton dusts off his crystal ball to make his top 10 predictions for what we’re likely to see at this year’s autumn festivities.

From who the likely winners will be to the makeup of entrants at the Main Event, this year’s festivities promise to be more exciting than ever. Do you agree with Paul’s predictions?

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Tomi Brouk Wins The Grand; Patrick Leonard Second

Team partypoker’s Patrick Leonard came agonisingly close to winning the $200,000 guaranteed Grand tournament on June 20, but ultimately had to make do with a runner-up finish. Finland’s Tomi Brouk, pictured here in a hat with fellow Finn Samuel Vousden, was the man who took down The Grand for a $43,283 score. The Grand Final […]

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Cashback and Magic Cards Promotions Receive a Major Boost!

We are making some awesome changes to our cashback offering that make cash games and fastforward games even more lucrative for you. There is 10% extra cashback available to be won every day. All you need to do is earn a mere 0.1 cashback points or more in a day on any game type, and […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/15/21): Annual Q&A Show

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/15/21): Annual Q&A Show

This is the Bernard Lee Poker Show’s annual Q&A episode in which Bernard answer questions that have been posed to him by his loyal listeners throughout the year.

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What Happened to Peter Eastgate?

What Happened to Peter Eastgate?

Peter Eastgate won the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event, and his life path after that win makes the Danish player one of the more mysterious figures in poker history. Eastgate was 22 years old when he achieved his WSOP win, making him the youngest Main Event champion in history at the time. The […]

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$2 Million Up for Grabs — Can Dan Smith Get Fedor Holz to Fold?

$2 Million Up for Grabs — Can Dan Smith Get Fedor Holz to Fold?

In 2016, the $111,111 WSOP One Drop brought out a who’s who of poker’s elite. A stacked final table boiled down to two of the greatest players in the game’s history. With $3 million banked, Dan Smith and Fedor Holz took their seats to play for an additional $2 million. Unsurprisingly, some fireworks ensued with […]

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5 Canadian Players to Watch for the 2021 WSOP

5 Canadian Players to Watch for the 2021 WSOP

Daniel Negreanu is always a popular pick to achieve WSOP glory, but what about his fellow Canadian poker pros? In this article we throw another four names on to the list of folks who we’re tapping for success at the 2021 WSOP this fall.

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Svetarik Wins Predator While Live Streaming

Svetarik Wins Predator While Live Streaming

Those of you who track down special bounties in The Predator Hunt promotion have likely crossed paths with “Svetarik”. She is a prominent streamer in the Russian-speaking community and knows her way around a poker table. Recently Svetarik triumphed in The Predator while live on stream, outlasting many value-hunters on her way to glory. Svetarik […]

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Americans Love Playing Online Casino Games: Facts and Figures

Americans Love Playing Online Casino Games: Facts and Figures

Online casino games are exceptionally popular in the United States, as the facts and figures prove. With more and more states legalizing it, it gives players the opportunity to enjoy their favorite online casino games, while simultaneously generating lots of revenue for operators.

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Is GGPoker Rigged? Here Are the Facts [2021]

People often ask me if GGPoker is rigged and if it is a legit online poker site to
play on.

And it is certainly a reasonable question when a relative newcomer to online poker like GGPoker explodes onto the scene, increasing a lot in popularity in recent years.

People want to know why they are getting so many bad beats on GGPoker. Is GGPoker Legit?
Can you trust it and so on? So in

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Netpobu4: My Motto Is Never Give Up

Netpobu4: My Motto Is Never Give Up

We thought it was an incredible achievement when we learned “mochalov13” had topped a Legend of the Week leaderboard on three separate occasions. It was something we did not think would be beaten for some time. We were wrong because Belarusian grinder “Netpobu4” went one step better by winning two leaderboards during the same week! […]

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What Are Poker Freerolls and Are They Worth Playing?

What Are Poker Freerolls and Are They Worth Playing?

Most online poker sites offer freerolls, but the question is why? Moreover, if there’s literally the free opportunity to win some money, is taking that opportunity always worthwhile?

We examine those questions and more in this article.

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Poker Tips by George: Checking on the River – Hold’em vs. 7-Card Stud

Poker Tips by George: Checking on the River – Hold’em vs. 7-Card Stud

Our Senior contributor George Epstein explains how the strategy of checking on the river might be appropriate in one poker discipline, but not necessarily the other, when comparing limit Texas Hold’em to 7-Card Stud

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4 Poker Career-Changing Insights I Learned from Phil Ivey

4 Poker Career-Changing Insights I Learned from Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey is one of the most mysterious figures in poker. For the past 20 or so years, Ivey has dominated both the live and online poker streets. He racked up 10 World Series of Poker bracelets in addition to $31,377,928 in live tournament earnings. Ivey has also performed well in high-stakes cash games, both […]

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7 Players Likely to Win a 2021 WSOP Online Bracelet

7 Players Likely to Win a 2021 WSOP Online Bracelet

With a number of poker pros entering the summer on a heater and in top form, Paul Seaton makes his top 7 picks for players likely to win a bracelet during the WSOP Online Summer Series taking place on WSOP.com and GGPoker.

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World Cup of Cards Debuts Online

We are bringing superb value to you this summer, as the World Cup of Cards moves online for the first time, giving you the chance to play in the Main Event for just a single cent. That’s correct, a mere $0.01! The World Cup of Cards runs at partypoker from  June 16 to July 8. […]

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Preview: The Orbit Episode #11 – It’s All About the Money

Preview: The Orbit Episode #11 – It’s All About the Money

This is an exclusive preview of Episode #11 of The Orbit, poker’s premier roundtable discussion show. This episode is themed around money in poker.

We give you the details on the topics you can expect to see discussed by our panel of Sean McCormack, Martin Jacobson, Remko Rinkema, and Chris Moneymaker.

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Poker Book Review: Bernard Lee’s Poker Satellite Success!

Poker Book Review: Bernard Lee’s Poker Satellite Success!

Paul Seaton reviews Bernard Lee’s new book Poker Satellite Success!, published by the venerable D&B Poker publishing house, explaining how and why it’ll help you improve your poker satellite skills to make you a better overall player.

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SportsEntertainmentTours.com teams up with Card Player Cruises

SportsEntertainmentTours.com teams up with Card Player Cruises

Sportsentertainmenttours.com has inked a partnership deal with legendary poker cruise company Card Player Cruises to expand the latter’s reach into the UK and Ireland markets.

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Arnaud Enselme Triumphs in The Grand For $50,183

The inaugural The Grand tournament saw Ole Schemion crowned a poker champion once again. This week’s edition saw another of tournament poker’s superstars emerge from the battlefield victoriously. Arnaud Enselme was one of 256 entrants in this weekend’s $1,050 The Grand event, and he was the last man standing after the curtain came down on […]

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Dennis Imrell Wins Gambling Cabin Charity Event

June 10 saw the poker community come together and play in a charity tournament for a fantastic cause. The Gambling Cabin and partypoker joined forces to raise money for two charities that fight against domestic violence and champion women’s rights. The Gambling Cabin pledged to match the charity tournament’s prize pool, partypoker donated $2,500, while […]

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How to Go from $0 to $1000 Quickly in Poker

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

Earning a thousand dollars playing poker is a huge milestone on your journey
to poker greatness. But the road towards it is paved with obstacles, and it’s
anything but easy.

However, with the right strategy and adequate preparation, it can be achieved,
even with little or no starting capital.

This article

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Greg Merson: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Greg Merson: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Greg Merson’s place in the poker history books includes one of the all-time greatest runs at the World Series of Poker. Merson took down the 2012 WSOP Main Event and won the Player of the Year award, becoming the only player to ever do both in the same year. Merson’s incredible success at the 2012 […]

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How to Play Suited Gappers in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & 6 Postflop Tips)

How to Play Suited Gappers in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & 6 Postflop Tips)

What’s not to love about suited gappers? You can hit flushes, weird two-pairs, trips, and super disguised straights! A suited gapper is a starting hand with two non-consecutive cards of the same suit that can flop a straight (such as T♠ 8♠, 9♥ 6♥ and J♣ 7♣). In this article, you will learn how to […]

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Iermolcheva: My Gladiator Prize Money Is Going Towards a New Car

Iermolcheva: My Gladiator Prize Money Is Going Towards a New Car

Those of you who participate in our Predator Hunt promotion will likely have crossed paths with Olga “mangustae” Iermolcheva. The popular streamer competes in the Predator with a $22 Predator ticket bounty on her head. While Olga has not managed to win the Predator, yet, she did take down the Gladiator live on her Twitch […]

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Join The Gambling Cabin in the Fight Against Domestic Violence

partypoker and The Gambling Cabin are joining forces in the fight against domestic violence by running a special charity tournament at 19:00 BST on June 10. The Gambling Cabin has supported several charities over the years and is focussing on domestic violence for its latest campaign. Football fans around Europe are tingling with excitement for […]

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