Willyam Eduardo Silva Goes From $0.55 to a $10,300 Main Event Shot

There have been plenty of rags to riches stories during the ongoing WPT World Online Championships thanks to our satellites and WPT ticket giveaways. Daniel Smyth turned a $33 satellite into $428,391 by taking down the $3,200 WPT Knockout Championship. Earlier this week, four of the Mini Main Event finalists received their $1,050 buy-in for […]

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Remembering Poker Legend Mike Sexton

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we bring you the news that our chairman, founder, and friend Mike Sexton has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 72-years-old. The word legend is used by the poker community frequently and without much thought, but Mike was and will always be […]

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Five Reasons Jaime Staples Is Super Excited For The WPT World Online Championships

It’s the morning before the WPT World Online Championship begins, and I have that feeling again. The one I used to get on Christmas eve, lying in bed trying to sleep. An epic series of poker is upon us, and I wanted to nerd out about some of the things I’m excited about. The structure […]

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Weekly Poker Showdown: Benny Glaser

Team Online’s Jaime Staples hosts a hugely popular podcast on YouTube that goes by the name of the Weekly Poker Showdown. Jaime is joined by British mixed game specialist Benny Glaser on the latest edition of the Weekly Poker Showdown. Glaser learned poker from his father and has since gone on to win three WSOP […]

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Doulas12 Becomes First Diamond Club Elite Cash Game Player of 2020

Some poker players have the ability to play to the best of their ability for long sessions. They live for the grind and put in some ridiculous hours at the tables. “Doulas12” is one such partypoker players. Cast your minds back to March if the Doulas12 alias rings any bells. He was one of the […]

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Check Out These Awesome New partypoker Features

The latest update of our software has been deployed and its brought with it a raft of new features. A previous update saw the release of the super-exciting SPINS Ultra that thousands of you have already been putting through their paces. SPINS Ultra have shallower starting stacks and the blinds increase faster than standard SPINS, […]

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Leaderboard Promotions and Updates on Game Integrity

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

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Take Your Poker Skills to the Next Level with MyGame

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

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December Software Update Includes Run It Twice

It’s that time again, when our tech team rolls out another update to the partypoker software, bringing a raft of new features to make your playing experience even better. Let’s take a quick look at some of the new features you can expect after today’s update. Run It Twice Run It Twice is a new […]

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Jason Koon: “It’s the same game, but it isn’t”

I’ve been playing poker professionally since 2008. Over the last decade, no-limit hold ’em has transformed from a game of feel, moves, and tricks to one of scientific precision and robotic execution. Some players miss the “good ‘ol days,” but I believe the game of poker is more beautiful than ever. I’m writing this to […]

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The 10 Greatest Poker and Gambling Songs Ever…

The 10 Greatest Poker and Gambling Songs Ever…

Countless songs by pop, country, rock, soul, and even heavy metal artists have found inspiration in the highs and lows of poker and gambling. These are some of our favourites to get you started on your own personal poker party soundtrack. Note: Each song title links to a YouTube page where the song can be […]

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YmbertoZhukov Freerolls to $71K After Busting Anatoly Filatov!

Russian poker player “YmbertoZhukov” was going about his daily business while POWERFEST was running when he stumbled across an Instagram post from the partypoker pro Anatoly “NL_Profit” Filatov. The post gave details about the KO a Pro promotion that ran during the third and final week of the $60 million guaranteed festival; it was the […]

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Patrick Leonard: “The tables are sexier and more fun to play”

Patrick Leonard: “The tables are sexier and more fun to play”

Team partypoker’s Patrick Leonard gives his thoughts on the brand-new partypoker software. Wednesday 22nd August 2018 will go down as a very special day for me. It was the first day I didn’t press the snooze button on my iphone X after being woke up by some ridiculous sounding alarm. Why? Because I was super […]

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Check out the latest software update for a massively enhanced playing experience

partypoker has yesterday introduced a number of improvements to its online Windows download poker client as part of the site’s latest desktop software update. The release provides greater options for players around table appearance and functionality, and brings various gameplay enhancements. Key new table features include: Improved, larger table design Customisable table felts and backgrounds […]

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partypoker Pros Give Their 2018/19 Premier League Predictions

The 2018/19 Premier League season kicks off for the first time on Friday 10th August when Manchester United play host to Leicester City at Old Trafford. Premier League betting is available at partybets, so we thought we’d pick the brains of our football-loving pros to see how they see this season panning out. Who Will […]

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The World of Sam Trickett

Team partypoker’s Sam Trickett is one of the biggest names in poker and one of the biggest winners in both tournament poker and cash games so we have decided to make a documentary about him. Introducing “The World of Sam Trickett.” Sam has had some exceptional results in his career so far, including a runner-up […]

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The World of Sam Trickett

Team partypoker’s Sam Trickett is one of the biggest names in poker and one of the biggest winners in both tournament poker and cash games so we have decided to make a documentary about him. Introducing “The World of Sam Trickett.” Sam has had some exceptional results in his career so far, including a runner-up […]

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Sexton Speaks: Poker As a Sport

Sexton Speaks: Poker As a Sport

Since the explosion of poker after the turn of the century, there are many that have tried to categorise poker as a ‘sport’. Certainly, those involved with televising poker, especially the WPT, have been the most prominent in promoting poker as a sport. Even though I was with the WPT for 15 years, my feelings […]

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Sexton Speaks: “Here we go! Season II of the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS

Sexton Speaks: “Here we go! Season II of the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS

The kickoff festival of Season II was the partypokerLIVE MILLIONS North America at the Playground Poker Club in Montreal, Canada. And what a way to kick off the season – with a $10 million guaranteed prize pool (CAD) Main Event that made poker history! For the first-time ever, three millionaires came out of a $5,000+300 […]

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