$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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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/8/21): Steven Snyder

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/8/21): Steven Snyder

Bernard Lee interviews Steven Snyder, three-time WSOP Circuit ring winner & 2021 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Main Event Runner-Up.

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Are You Ready For The New Sunday 500?

We introduced The Grand tournament earlier this week, a $1,050 buy-in phased event with a $200,000 guaranteed prize pool. Now we bring you news of another new addition to the partypoker tournament roster, The Sunday 500. The Sunday 500 shuffles up and deals at exactly 18:05 BST each Sunday and brings with it a prize […]

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partypoker Community Knockout Brings Special Prizes For Beating Big Names

Online communities to battle it out tonight in new monthly event Well-known faces from online communities are giving partypoker players the chance to win cash prizes and special bounties in the partypoker Community Knockout. At 19:00 BST tonight, June 9, 2021, the inaugural partypoker Community Knockout begins. The buy-in is set at an affordable $5.50 […]

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RecPoker | Ep 282 – Samuel Simoes

RecPoker | Ep 282 – Samuel Simoes

Samuel Simoes on PokerNow and what led him to create this amazing playing and learning tool that we’ll be using at RecPoker every month – and his love of programming, sharing things you love with the world, and more!

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Paul Romain Turns Free Ticket into $1,100 World Cup of Cards Seat

Paul Romain Turns Free Ticket into $1,100 World Cup of Cards Seat

Those of you who follow our social media channels know we give away a lot of tickets. Paul Romain received one such ticket on Facebook, one worth $4.40. Paul used that $4.40 ticket for a World Cup of Cards Main Event satellite and ultimately walked away with a $1,100 seat in the $1 million guaranteed […]

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Play Your Way Into The $200K Gtd Grand From Only $2.20

There is a new poker tournament in town and it goes by the name of The Grand. It is a fitting name because, well, the Grand is exactly that. The Grand: $200K Gtd Phase Final is a brand new addition to the partypoker tournament schedule. It commands a $1,050 buy-in, hence the event’s name, and […]

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7 Proven Poker Strategies From Warren Buffet Investing Principles

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Fran Ferlan.At a first glance, poker and the stock market don’t share the
same conceptual universe. After all, one is pure gambling, and the other is
a sophisticated skill game of math and psychology.In one the
successes and failures are at a whim of external forces beyond the
individual’s control,

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Ole Schemion Wins the Inaugural Grand Tournament

The inaugural The Grand tournament ran on June 6 and one of poker’s superstars got his hands on its top prize. Ole Schemion walked away with $53,425 after navigating his way past 280 opponents in the $1,050 buy-in $200,000 guaranteed event. The Grand: $200K Gtd Final Table Results Place PLayer Country Prize 1 Ole Schemion […]

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RecPoker | Ep 280 – Chat: Seminar, Road Trips, and the RecPoker Travel Group

RecPoker | Ep 280 – Chat: Seminar, Road Trips, and the RecPoker Travel Group

Content Director Chris Jones has dreamed up an amazing way to have fun, learn together, and build community all at the same time. In this episode we chat about this new approach to interactive learning.

We also hear about the RecPoker Road Trip with the Dakota Poker Tour, a special announcement about RecPoker Invitational Tournaments at Running Aces, and the upcoming road trips with the RunGood Poker Series in Council Bluffs, Iowa and the WSOP in Las Vegas.

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How to Play 4-Straight & 4-Flush Boards Like a Pro (3 Key Tips for Each)

How to Play 4-Straight & 4-Flush Boards Like a Pro (3 Key Tips for Each)

4-straight and 4-flush boards are among the trickiest boards to play. They can happen in a variety of situations, from single raised pots to 4-bet pots and everything in between.  Since the topic is so broad, I will be sharing with you 3 general tips for each one that will guide you towards making the […]

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7 Steps to Becoming a Sponsored Poker Player

7 Steps to Becoming a Sponsored Poker Player

For years the dream of getting patched up as a sponsored pro has been the dream of many poker players. Nowadays, however, there’s a lot more required of said sponsored pros than just having a good resume and slapping on a patch.

Paul Seaton offers seven critical qualities you need to have if you’d like a shot at getting one of the big companies in the poker industry to sponsor you.

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Poker Tips by George: Tempted to Chase

Poker Tips by George: Tempted to Chase

Chasing cards that will give you the winning hand can be tempting, but in poker it has to be a worthwhile gamble.

Our Senior contributor George Epstein examines a few such situations such that you can learn whether it’s prudent to give in to or resist the temptation to chase.

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Phil Ivey vs. Daniel Negreanu – Who Is a Bigger Name in Poker?

Phil Ivey vs. Daniel Negreanu – Who Is a Bigger Name in Poker?

Fellow Poker Hall of Famers Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu can both lay claim to the title of greatest poker player. But which of them is better?

The debate rages on, and in this article we illustrate why picking either one would be justified.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/1/21): Brek Schutten

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/1/21): Brek Schutten

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Brek Schutten, who recently captured the 2021 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Main Event.

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Christian Rudolph is the WPT Online Series Main Event Champion

Christian Rudolph is the WPT Online Series Main Event Champion

The 2021 WPT Online Series Main Event has crowned its champion and Christian Rudolph is that winner. Rudolph sat down at the final table in the middle of the pack before navigating his way to the top of the pile. He banked a cool $487,442 after a heads-up deal with Brazilian star Fabiano Kovalski. WPT […]

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Will Michigan Join An Interstate Online Poker Network In The US?

Will Michigan Join An Interstate Online Poker Network In The US?

One of the newest players in the US online poker market, Michigan is currently ring-fenced, but that could change.

In this article, Geoff Fisk recaps the current state of online poker in Michigan, who the biggest operators currently are, and what’s likely to change in the event that officials will allow for interstate play with other legal US jurisdictions.

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What is the Poker Game Tree & Why Does It Matter?

What is the Poker Game Tree & Why Does It Matter?

Learning poker is a gradual process. You start by learning about your hand strength and play poker without factoring in much else. Gradually, you start to consider more factors like board texture and ranges. But as you become a more advanced player, you start to look at the game differently. Sophisticated, high-level players take a […]

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Here Is How To Earn Yourself an Extra 10% Cashback Each Week

Everyone loves a freebie especially when the free thing in question is cold, hard cash. We are running a special promotion for a month from June 7 that gives you 10% extra cashback every week. Every partypoker player who generates at least 25 points during a calendar week qualifies for the first tier of weekly […]

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Daniel Dvoress Leads the WPT Online Series Main Event Final Table

Daniel Dvoress Leads the WPT Online Series Main Event Final Table

Some 1,065 partypoker players bought into the $3 million guaranteed WPT Online Series Main Event over the course of three flights, and only nine of those starters remain in the hunt for the $526,561 top prize. Daniel Dvoress finds himself in the all-too-familiar position of chip leader going into the final table, but a Dvoress […]

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Daniel Dvoress Leads the WPT Online Series Main Event Final Table

Daniel Dvoress Leads the WPT Online Series Main Event Final Table

Some 1,065 partypoker players bought into the $3 million guaranteed WPT Online Series Main Event over the course of three flights, and only nine of those starters remain in the hunt for the $526,561 top prize. Daniel Dvoress finds himself in the all-too-familiar position of chip leader going into the final table, but a Dvoress […]

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Afework Wins WPT500; Prevents Staples’ Epic Comeback Victory

Afework Wins WPT500; Prevents Staples’ Epic Comeback Victory

David Afework was crowned the WPT500 champion after a final table fill of drama. Afework got his hands on the $160,210 top prize, while our very own Jaime Staples staged an epic comeback to bank a career-best score. WPT #24 WPT500 Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize 1 David Afework United Kingdom $160,210 2 […]

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Jaime Staples Reaches WPT500 Final Table

The 2021 WPT Online Series is drawing to a thrilling conclusion and one of our own has a chance to become a World Poker Tour champion. Team Online’s Jaime Staples has navigated his way through the majority of the 2,088-strong field in the WPT500: $1M Gtd event to take his rightful place at the nine-handed […]

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PokerGO Monthly Preview: June 2021

PokerGO Monthly Preview: June 2021

Tim Duckworth previews all the content set to be released on PokerGO during the month of June 2021. These range from live streams of the U.S. Poker Open, to new episodes of Poker After Dark to new releases of WSOP Europe episodes from years past.

Plus, there’s High Stakes Duel II featuring a third round of action between Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/25/21): Mori Eskandani

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/25/21): Mori Eskandani

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Mori Eskandani, President of PokerGO, former high stakes poker player and Poker Hall of Fame member.

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Malinowski Takes Down Super High Roller For $354K

Wiktor Malinowski is better known for his high stakes cash game prowess but it appears he definitely knows his way around a tournament table. Malinowski is the new WPT #42 Super High Roller champion, an accolade that came with $354,791 in prize money. Thirty nine players bought in for $25,500 and only seven of those […]

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How to Beat 25NL – The Essential Guide (2021)

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Fran Ferlan. Getting to NL25 is one of the biggest milestones on your way to poker greatness, and is arguably one of the hardest limit jumps to make.What is 25NL?NL25 or 25NL is the popular 10 cent / 25 cent blinds cash games online where the maximum buyin is typically $25. 25NL games are usually played with either 6 players or 9 players.

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Dzivielevski Among WPT Online Series Main Event Day 1B Leaders

Day 1B of the $3 million guaranteed WPT Online Series Main Event saw another 394 players take a shot at becoming a WPT champion. Only 59 of those hopefuls made it through to Day 2, although there are some legitimate superstars among those 59 players. Bulgaria’s Stoyan Obreshkov finished Day 1B not only with the […]

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What’s on Tap for the Upcoming 28th Annual Casino Collectibles Show?

What’s on Tap for the Upcoming 28th Annual Casino Collectibles Show?

The South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas will play host to the upcoming 28th annual Casino Collectibles Show.

In this article, Matt Hansen previews what attendees can expect during the multi-day convention, set to run from June 17-19, including special appearances by poker legends Linda Johnson and Jan Fisher.

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What Happened to Jamie Gold?

What Happened to Jamie Gold?

Jamie Gold took down the biggest winner’s prize in the history of the World Series of Poker Main Event. The 2006 Main Event set WSOP records for both attendance (8,773 players) and first-place prize money ($12 million). Gold’s path to the championship included regular displays of speech-play antics, with a signature style that puts Gold […]

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Should David Lappin Fold a Full House on a Devilish Board? (Analysis)

Should David Lappin Fold a Full House on a Devilish Board? (Analysis)

In November 2018, the Unibet Open took place in my hometown of Dublin, Ireland. Home advantage meant I was familiar with more of my table mates than I normally am on the live circuit. Late on Day 1, I was moved to the TV table, where I got into a very non-standard hand with Richie […]

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RecPoker | Ep 278 – Chat: Sky Matsuhashi on using PokerTracker4 to study leaks

RecPoker | Ep 278 – Chat: Sky Matsuhashi on using PokerTracker4 to study leaks

Sky Matsuhashi from The Poker Forge joins the panel to talk about finding leaks, plugging leaks, exploiting leaks, and ways to get the most out of PokerTracker and other software and study tools.

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Stumpf and Gjelstad Win Big as Huge Weekend Looms

The WPT Online Series may be heading towards a thrilling conclusion but there is no signs of it slowing down with plenty of big scores being enjoyed. Both Matthew Stumpf and Jonas Gjelstad won WPT Online Series events, boosting their bankrolls in time for what is a massive final weekend. Stumpf Scoops 7-Max Knockout Title […]

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Drinks and Double Board Bomb Pots in Austin, Texas

Drinks and Double Board Bomb Pots in Austin, Texas

Geoff Fisk chronicles his four days in Austin, Texas, experiencing the local live poker scene for the first time at venues like Shuffle 512, Texas Card House, and the One Time Card Club.

Winning double board PLO bomb pots galore enabled Geoff to have a winning trip on all fronts.

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Sergey Prien: Kotelnikov Dismantling My Game Motivated Me

Sergey Prien: Kotelnikov Dismantling My Game Motivated Me

Russian grinder Sergey Prien has a former WPT World Online Championships champion to thank for his recent success in the Legend of the Week promotion. Prien finished fourth in Leaderboard 4 one week before finishing in first place a week later. Prien discovered poker some time ago and began his career by playing freeroll tournaments. […]

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Astedt Swaps Two Hole Cards For Four; Still Wins

Niklas Astedt is widely regarded as the best No-Limit Hold’em online poker tournament player of all-time. There are very few tournaments that Astedt has not taken down during his long and illustrious career. It appears the legendary Swede is a dab hand at Pot-Limit Omaha, too, judging by how he just won the WPT #22 […]

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7 Tips to Stay Sharp During the 2021 WSOP Online Series

7 Tips to Stay Sharp During the 2021 WSOP Online Series

The 2021 WSOP Online series is coming up soon, and players are looking forward to another opportunity to win gold bracelets.

In this article, Paul Seaton offers seven great tips to help players stay sharp while contesting for online poker glory this summer.

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How to Play PokerStars in the USA

How to Play PokerStars in the USA

Players all over the world can play online poker at PokerStars in some form. The PokerStars main client offers poker games around the globe, but players in some areas of the world can’t legally access the platform. The United States sits on the list of countries that can’t legally play on the PokerStars main client. […]

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Vamos! Caio Pessagno is the WPT500 Knockout Champion

Vamos! Caio Pessagno is the WPT500 Knockout Champion

The 2021 WPT Online Series WPT500 Knockout event has its champion and that champion is Brazilian sensation Caio Pessagno. Some 2,054 partypoker players bought into this $1 million guaranteed event and Pessagno outfoxed and outlasted them all. Pessagno’s reward? A place in the WPT Online Series history books and a cool $102,704 cash prize. WPT […]

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RunGood Poker Series All-Star Comeback Tour: Q&A with Tana Karn

RunGood Poker Series All-Star Comeback Tour: Q&A with Tana Karn

Ahead of the RunGood Poker Series comeback tour, with planned stops in San Diego, Council Bluffs, and Tunica, company President Tana Karn joins us for a Q&A.

We discuss what things were like for the company during the pandemic, his preparation ahead of the comeback tour, and what attendees can expect at the upcoming trio of stops.

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Simon Mattsson is the Latest WPT Online Series High Roller Champion

Simon Mattsson is the Latest WPT Online Series High Roller Champion

We are not sure what it is but there is something about Sweden that produces exceptional poker players. There always seems to be a Swede high up in the payouts whenever a high roller event take place. There was one at the very top of the payouts in the WPT #23 High Roller on May […]

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Drinan Bags Himself Main Event Day 1A Chip Lead

The $3 million guaranteed WPT Online Series Main Event shuffled up and dealt on May 23 and got off to a blistering start. Some 521 players bought in on the first of two starting flights, but only 78 of them punched their Day 2 tickets at the first attempt. Connor Drinan is the man whose […]

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mochalov13 Wins Legend of the Week Leaderboard Three Times

Winning one of the Legend of the Week leaderboards is a fantastic achievement in its own right. Imagine not only topping a leaderboard once, but three times. Not only that but winning three different leaderboards since the promotion began. That is exactly what mochalov13 did last week; he won his third Legend of the Week […]

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$3M Gtd WPT Online Series Main Event Starts May 23

Every WPT Online Series event is looked forward to by partypoker players, but an extra special tournament shuffles up and deals this weekend: Day 1A of the Main Event. $3,200 is the buy-in for the WPT Online Series Main Event, which comes with an eye-popping $3 million guaranteed prize pool. Everyone entering the Main Event […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/18/21): Tana Karn

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/18/21): Tana Karn

On the latest episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard interviews Tana Karn, President of RunGoodGear.com, about the return of the RunGood Poker Series.

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How to Increase Your Zoom Poker Winrate (2021)

This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Fran Ferlan.Fast fold poker (aka Zoom) can be quite appealing due to its lightning fast action. Less waiting and more playing, what could be better? However, it does have considerable disadvantages to regular games, namely the inability to seat select and difficulty in getting reliable reads due to the player’s anonymity. This means that

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Giving Some Love to the GPI/THM Podcast Network

Giving Some Love to the GPI/THM Podcast Network

The pandemic forced all of us in the poker community to pivot hard in order to survive. Notably, the GPI/THM crew was left without much to do, as their workload and business evaporated with the disappearance of live poker.

Reinventing themselves, they successfully pivoted to begin producing an excellent suite of four podcasts, which we can only hope they keep up now that live poker is experiencing a post-pandemic resurgence.

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Addamo Wins Yet Again; Binks $25,500 Super High Roller

Do you remember how Michael Addamo won a $5,200 High Roller Turbo ($87,459) and finished third in the $10,300 WPT #05 High Roller ($1161,83)? Well, he has done it again and taken down the WPT #13 Super High Roller for a sweet prize of $363,660! WPT #13 Super High Roller Final Table Results Place Player […]

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Torstensson Crowned Mini Main Event Champion

Torstensson Crowned Mini Main Event Champion

Fritjof Torstensson can call himself a World Poker Tour champion because the Swedish star was the last man standing in the WPT #02 Mini Main Event, a result that came with a hefty $78,769 prize. Amazingly, Torstensson who his seat in this tournament via a $5.50 satellite. WPT #02 Mini Main Event Final Table Results […]

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RecPoker | Ep 276 – Chat: RecPoker Road Trips & the Return of Live Poker

RecPoker | Ep 276 – Chat: RecPoker Road Trips & the Return of Live Poker

The full return of live poker is around the corner and the panel talks about their experience during the pandemic and looking forward to the upcoming months.

We also talk about the RecPoker Road Trips coming up May 22 (Fargo, ND), June 21-27 (Council Bluffs, Iowa), and the WSOP Las Vegas. We are so excited to be playing live and getting to finally meet all of RecPoker Nation!

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Steve O’Dwyer Clinches High Roller Turbo Top Prize

Steve O’Dwyer Clinches High Roller Turbo Top Prize

There are few major tournaments that Steve O’Dwyer is yet to win and you can scrap the $5,200 WPT High Roller Turbo from his to-win list after he took one down on May 18. O’Dwyer was one of exactly 50 players to pony up $5,200 for the chance to become a WPT Online Series champion. […]

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Going for Value in Two High Stakes Tournament Hands (Analysis)

Going for Value in Two High Stakes Tournament Hands (Analysis)

To help you improve your strategy in tournaments, today we’re taking a look at two key tournament hands played by high stakes regular Moritz ‘MuckCallOk’ Dietrich. (We call him Mo.) These two hands are straight from Mo’s last video series in the Upswing Lab training course, which is a 5-part review of hands from some […]

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4 Tournament Mindset Tips for Poker Success (ft. ALLinPAV)

4 Tournament Mindset Tips for Poker Success (ft. ALLinPAV)

Upswing coach Hristivoje “ALLinPav” Pavlovic has proven that the poker dream is still alive. About five years ago he was grinding micro stakes with a small bankroll. Fast forward to today, and he’s a mid/high stakes tournament pro that is one of the most popular Twitch poker streamers. There’s no doubt about it: rising through […]

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partypoker and partycasino Partner With McLaren Racing

Entain, the parent company of partypoker and PartyCasino, and McLaren Racing has entered a multiyear partnership that sees both brands feature on McLaren’s Formula 1 cars and drivers’ helmets throughout the current and forthcoming Formula 1 seasons. The partnership is fitting because both Entain and McLaren Racing are at the forefront of technology in their […]

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Addamo Wins WPT High Roller Turbo; Third in $10K

They say that in life, only taxes and death are certain. You can add something else to that short list, Michael Addamo running deep in high roller tournaments. Addamo took down the $5,200 WPT High Roller Turbo over the weekend and got his hands on the $87,459 top prize. The UK-based Australian outlasted 53 opponents […]

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“Legend of the Week Gives More Incentive To Focus”

Peter Shaw loves the Legend of the Week promotion because it gives him added incentives to stay focus during the daily grind. That focus recently paid off because Peter won Leaderboard 4 and won $1,510 worth of Daily Legends tickets despite grinding $22 buy-in tournaments. Peter is a 34-year-old from Manchester, United Kingdom, who now […]

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2021 U.S. Poker Open: Q&A with Mori Eskandani

2021 U.S. Poker Open: Q&A with Mori Eskandani

Ahead of the 2021 U.S. Poker Open, we spoke with PokerGO President Mori Eskandani about the company’s plans and how they’re preparing to return to full-scale production of live poker tournament series and events.

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Billy Irvine Crowned WPT Opener Champion ($81,841)

Billy Irvine is more than $80,000 richer than a couple of days ago courtesy of triumphing in the $1,050 buy-in WPT #01 Opener event. Irvine’s reward for his impressive victory was a cash prize worth $81,841, which includes bounty payments. A bumper turnout of 333 entrants on Day 1C ensured the $500,000 guarantee was not […]

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Luc Bindel Shines Brightest in WPT Mini Main Event

The WPT Online Series Mini Main Event shuffled up and dealt for the first time on May 15 and saw 466 players buy in for $530. Only 70 of those Day 1A starters finished the flight with chips in front of them, and nobody had more chips than Luc Bindel. WPT #02 Mini Main Event […]

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Get to Know the Poker Media: Hayley Hochstetler

Get to Know the Poker Media: Hayley Hochstetler

Hayley Hochstetler is the latest interviewee in our ongoing Get to Know the Poker media series and it was a pleasure to learn more about her. Her stellar work in the industry for the RunGood Poker Series is well-known and well-respected by all who’ve come into contact with her.

Beyond learning about Hayley’s career, we also get a peek into her day-to-day work, as well as what his life is like away from the office. We hope you’ll enjoy the read as much as we enjoyed conducting the interview.

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Souza Scoops Pro Hunt Event While Streaming!

Souza Scoops Pro Hunt Event While Streaming!

The 2021 WPT Online Series got off to a flying start on May 14 after the WPT #00 Pro Hunt obliterated its $30,000 guarantee. Some 1,788 players bought in for $33, resulting in a $53,640 prize pool, which had more than $6,000 worth of prizes added to the pot. Eighteen members of Team partypoker and […]

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5 Places to Practice Texas Hold’em Poker for Free

5 Places to Practice Texas Hold’em Poker for Free

Jumping into the world of poker can be an intimidating task. Online poker games at even the lowest real money stakes still require a decent level of poker skills to beat. Aspiring poker players looking to learn Texas Hold’em can find several ways to do so at play money poker sites. These sites allow beginning players to play poker with no financial risk, saving their bankrolls until they’re ready to jump into real money Texas […]

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[QUIZ] Do You Have the Skills to Smash Live $2/$5 Games?

[QUIZ] Do You Have the Skills to Smash Live $2/$5 Games?

There’s some serious money to be made in live poker, especially as players rush back to card rooms after a year of mandatory off-time. The following 10 hand scenarios will test how prepared you are to profit from the live poker gold rush of 2021 and beyond. Each question covers typical spots that you may […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/11/21): Brian Altman

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/11/21): Brian Altman

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Brian Altman, who was recently crowned 2019-2021 WPT Player of The Year.

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Using Daily Legends to Build a Poker Career From Scratch

Flavio Yuji Kumoto is a 26-year-old poker player who is grinding away, hoping to establish himself as a profitable “reg.” The Brazilain, with Japanese ancestry, recently won Leaderboard 2 of the Legend of the Week promotion. This is his story. Kumoto won the $5.50 buy-in Headhunter, which stood him in good stead to walk away […]

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Hot Tables Are Getting Even Hotter: Win Up To $1,000 Extra!

Hot Tables Are Getting Even Hotter: Win Up To $1,000 Extra!

Our Hot Tables feature is set to reward even more partypoker players with cash prizes just for playing their favourite cash games and fastforward games. We are adding three new stakes to the Hot Tables roster in addition to increasing the maximum payout to a cool $1,000! What Are Hot Tables? Hot Tables is the […]

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RecPoker | Ep 273 – Martin Jacobson

RecPoker | Ep 273 – Martin Jacobson

Martin Jacobson started the November Nine Final Table in 2014 in 8th position, but was able to win the bracelet at $10 million first place prize. In this episode, he recalls the preparation put into that final table, including the support of his poker inner circle.

Martin also talks about his time as a chef on a Swedish battleship and his journey to become a poker superstar.

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Win Up To $500 Instantly With Our Awesome Magic Cards

Introducing Magic Cards, the new, exciting promotion that makes it possible to win a free prize every day, including $500 in cold, hard cash. Magic Cards launched on May 12 meaning you can start earning prizes immediately. Fire up the partypoker client, head to the Promotions tab, and you can find Magic Cards under the […]

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Alec’s Academy Review – Is It Worth It?

This review of Alec’s Academy was written by blackrain79.com contributor
Fran Ferlan.

Today I am going to review the brand new Alec’s Academy poker course. Alec
Torelli is a professional poker player with over 15 years of experience. 

He specializes in high stakes cash games, but he’s had notable success with
tournament poker as well, with total earnings of over $

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partypoker Prompts Player Alias Changes to Further Level the Playing Field

Changes to be made from May 11, making partypoker an even safer place to play As part of partypoker’s commitment to keeping the game fair for all players, we are going to ask players to select new aliases in time for this year’s WPT® Online Series. From Tuesday, May 11, 2021, players will be presented […]

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WPT Online Series Kicks Off With The Awesome Pro Hunt Event

You do not have long to wait before you can get stuck into the WPT Online Series right here at partypoker because the first events shuffle up and deal on Friday 14 May. The festival kicks off at 19:05 BST on May 14 with the value-packed $33 buy-in WPT #00 Pro Hunt: $30K Gtd event. […]

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Der_steppenw0lf: “The Action is Amazing, Everyone Loves Freebies”

“Der_steppenwolf” loves partypoker. You will often see his name in the live chat on our Twitch streams, in addition to him grinding our Daily Legends tournaments. It is his superb performance in the latter that saw him walk away with the Legend of the Week Leaderboard 1 title, an achievement that came with a prize […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/4/21): Chris Moneymaker

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/4/21): Chris Moneymaker

The Bernard Lee Poker Show celebrates its 14th anniversary with 2003 WSOP Main Event Champion Chris Moneymaker, who discusses his new ambassador role with America’s Cardroom.

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Daniel Coleman: “Very High Probability” Sean Perry is a Scammer

Daniel Coleman: “Very High Probability” Sean Perry is a Scammer

Daniel Coleman called out fellow high stakes poker player Sean Perry as a scammer, stating that Perry took seven figures off Coleman in a case of daily fantasy sports fraud. Coleman dropped that statement in a Friday afternoon tweet, which included a screenshot of a detailed summary of the scam as Coleman suspected it. Coleman […]

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3 Micro Stakes Players Pick Up Premium Hands in 3-Bet Pots (Analysis)

3 Micro Stakes Players Pick Up Premium Hands in 3-Bet Pots (Analysis)

Improving at poker is easier when you’re surrounded by like-minded people. That’s why those of us at Upswing Poker take great pride in the exclusive Upswing Poker Engage group. In the private Facebook group for members of the Upswing Lab training course, members and coaches interact for thoughtful, high-level poker discussions.  (If you’re not a […]

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Dario Sammartino: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Dario Sammartino: Poker Results & Memorable Hands

Dario Sammartino’s career highlight reel includes a runner-up finish in the 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event. The 34-year-old native of Naples, Italy took part in one of the most controversial hands in WSOP history on the way to that finish, which lives on in poker lore. Sammartino broke through in the high roller […]

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Mother’s Day Q&A with Smart Poker Study

Mother’s Day Q&A with Smart Poker Study

To mark Mother’s Day, Smart Poker Study founder Sky Matsuhashi assumes the mantle of “poker mom” to address the weaknesses in your game.

In particular, he addresses the questions sent in by a few of his students and offers practical advice for how to deal with sticky spots and improve your poker performance at the felt.

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RecPoker | Ep 271 – Chat: Chris Jones reviews the April rec.poker Seminar

RecPoker | Ep 271 – Chat: Chris Jones reviews the April rec.poker Seminar

Chris Jones is the Membership Content Director at rec.poker and every month he produces a seminar around a specific topic.

This month the topic was Turns and Rivers and Chris talks about specific factors for later streets and also about a new twist on the seminar format starting next month!

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Poker Tips by George: Don’t Be Predictable

Poker Tips by George: Don’t Be Predictable

Predictability can be a death sentence at the poker table, as your opponents will know precisely how to play back at you. Our Senior contributor George Epstein discusses the pitfalls of predictability – and how to avoid them – in his latest strategy piece.

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[QUIZ] Do You Know When to Hold’em/Fold’em at Micro Stakes?

[QUIZ] Do You Know When to Hold’em/Fold’em at Micro Stakes?

The dreaded micro stakes are where most poker dreams are born, but it can be surprisingly tricky to move past them. Beating the micro stakes is simple, but not easy. It’s simple because you are playing against less technically endowed players. It’s not easy because you are regularly forced to fight against your own biases […]

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Become the WPT Online Series Main Event Champion From Only $0.01

The WPT and partypoker have again joined forces to bring you the 2021 WPT Online Series, which comes with a $3,200 Main Event featuring a $3 million guaranteed prize pool. Every partypoker player has the chance to become a 2021 WPT Online Series champion thanks to the plethora of satellites feeding into the biggest events. […]

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Ask the Poker Experts: What Makes a Good Live Reporter?

Ask the Poker Experts: What Makes a Good Live Reporter?

With live poker and tournament series returning strongly post-pandemic, so is live tournament reporting.

In this latest installment of our ongoing Ask the Poker Experts series, Will Shillibier, Tim Duckworth, Chad Holloway, Yori Epskamp, and Dan Ross share their thoughts on what makes a good live reporter.

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How to Play Pocket Kings Like a Pro in Cash Games (Even When an Ace Flops)

How to Play Pocket Kings Like a Pro in Cash Games (Even When an Ace Flops)

Let’s talk about Pocket Kings. Playing the cowboys is relatively easy most of the time, but every once in a while a dreaded Ace rolls off on the flop, which reminds me of this meme: In this article, we will help you increase your win-rate with Pocket Kings by covering: How to play Kings in […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show Celebrates Its 14th Anniversary

The Bernard Lee Poker Show Celebrates Its 14th Anniversary

The Bernard Lee Poker Show, a proud member of the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, is celebrating its 14th anniversary.

Big name guests like Chris Moneymaker, Jack Binion, Mori Eskandani, and more are slated to make upcoming appearances on the show, which will also offer loads of great giveaways.

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Predator Gavrilov Takes Down the Gladiator

Predator Gavrilov Takes Down the Gladiator

Martin “DrHoldem” Gavrilov is used to playing poker with a target on his back. Gavrilov is one of our nominated predators in the Predator hunt promotion. It makes winning this particular Daily Legends tournament a daunting task. The popular streamer managed to triumph in a different Daily Legends event; he took down The Gladiator live […]

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PokerGO Monthly Preview: May 2021

PokerGO Monthly Preview: May 2021

Tim Duckworth previews all the content set to be released on PokerGO during the month of May 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 II featuring a second round of action between Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu.

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My European Poker Adventures: Stuck with the Irish – Part 2

My European Poker Adventures: Stuck with the Irish – Part 2

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

Her latest article depicts the many fun times she had playing poker in Ireland, specifically at the Irish Poker Open and EPT Dublin.

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Poker Tips by George: The Greatest Tell Concept

Poker Tips by George: The Greatest Tell Concept

Our Senior contributor George Epstein shares what he calls “the greatest tell concept”, namely looking to your left. Getting into that habit at live poker tables is something that’s likely to save you and make you a good amount of money in the long run, and it’s a critical lesson for poker beginners.

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How Would You Play Pocket Aces at This Final Table? (Analysis)

How Would You Play Pocket Aces at This Final Table? (Analysis)

Tom ‘Jabracada’ Hall is one of the most fearsome online and live poker players that the UK has ever produced. He is also one of the most ICM-aware opponents you are ever likely to face. That expert knowledge often comes to the fore on final tables, when ICM considerations play a big part in ultimate […]

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The Best Blackjack Betting Strategy (Basic Explanation)

The Best Blackjack Betting Strategy (Basic Explanation)

Blackjack persists as one of the world’s signature casino games. Blackjack games are among the most popular pastimes at land-based and online casinos around the globe. While the house edge makes blackjack nearly impossible to beat in the long term, you can make the most of any blackjack session with a solid betting strategy. The […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/27/21): Bernard Lee discusses his latest book, Poker Satellite Success with guest host Robbie Strazynski

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/27/21): Bernard Lee discusses his latest book, Poker Satellite Success with guest host Robbie Strazynski

On this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard discusses his latest book, Poker Satellite Success, with guest host Robbie Strazynski.

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Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Buy an Automatic Shuffler for Your Home Game

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Buy an Automatic Shuffler for Your Home Game

If you’re looking for a great way to enhance your home poker game and take the action to the next level, you and your buddies ought to consider investing in an automatic shuffler.

In this article we list 10 reasons why purchasing one would be a +EV decision.

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RecPoker | Ep 269 – Bernard Lee

RecPoker | Ep 269 – Bernard Lee

On Episode 269 of the Rec Poker Podcast, the panel welcome professional poker player and media man Bernard Lee to discuss the release of his new book, “Poker Satellite Success”, which came out this month with D&B Publishing.

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When Should You Bluff The River? (Step by Step Guide)

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

Bluffing the river is something a lot of players struggle with, and some of
them don’t even do it at all. 

And it’s understandable. 

Not only is there so much information to consider, the amount of money in the
pot by the river often blindsides players, and they just don’t have the nerve
to pull

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Daily Legends Are “Easily My Favourite Tournaments Out There”

Noah Hancock is a Sports Therapist student at the Solent University in Southampton who loves playing poker. Noah’s dedication to the game finally paid off when he became the Legend of the Week for Leaderboard 3. Card games have always been part of Noah’s life, having been taught various games by his grandparents. The transition […]

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