Irish Poker Masters Satellites Kick Off In Style

The Irish Poker Masters Main Event is on the horizon and it is going to be huge. It has a whopping €1 million guaranteed prize pool and you could be playing for a share of it from a mere €0.01. Day 1A of the €1,100 buy-in Irish Poker Masters Main Event shuffles up and deal […]

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Yevhenii Dushko Turns $0.01 Satellite Into $19,184!

Yevhenii Dushko Turns $0.01 Satellite Into $19,184!

Everyone is raving about Diego Ventura’s impressive victory in the 2020 Caribbean Poker Party Main Event thanks to him winning almost $880,000 when he became the champion. And rightly so, but there the CPP Main Event was full of incredible stories, including that of Ukraine’s Yevhenii Dushko. Dushko finished 55th in the Main Event and […]

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Top 3 Tips for Adjusting to Online Poker Games

Top 3 Tips for Adjusting to Online Poker Games

With more players transitioning from live to online poker due to the ongoing pandemic, it’s important to brush up your skills and remember that the two games, while similar, are different beasts.

Tadas Peckaitis offers some good tips to assist you in making the transition.

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Ventura Leads From Start to Finish and Wins CPP Main Event

Ventura Leads From Start to Finish and Wins CPP Main Event

Anyone who knows about tournament poker will tell you it is a rarity for a tournament’s Day 1 chip leader to go all the way and claim the title. Peru’s Diego Ventura has done that. He’s done more, in fact. Ventura finished Day 1B of the 2020 Caribbean Poker Party Main Event not only as […]

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All In: How Stories of a Weekly Poker Game Helped me Survive Lockdown

All In: How Stories of a Weekly Poker Game Helped me Survive Lockdown

With the pandemic raging and lockdowns being imposed the world over, one man found solace in a weekly online poker game.

This is a brief story of how that window to the world via the virtual felt helped assuage a man’s mental anguish.

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MILLIONS Online Returns! Qualify From $0.01

It’s official! MILLIONS Online returns to partypoker and brings with it a $5 million guaranteed prize pool. The fourth edition of the amazing MILLIONS Online kicks off with the first of two Day 1s on February 14. it may be Valentine’s Day around the world but there will be no love lost when hundreds of […]

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Haxton Reaches CPP Main Event Final Table Where Ventura Leads

Haxton Reaches CPP Main Event Final Table Where Ventura Leads

Team partypoker’s Isaac Haxton is no stranger to final tables at major tournaments. Haxton has more than $27.6 million in live poker earnings and several million more from the online poker grind. He’s now only eight eliminations away from getting his hands on $879,894 and the title of 2020 Caribbean Poker Party Main Event champion. […]

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Here’s How You Can Win Up To Four MTT Tickets Every Day!

Everyone who got involved in it loved our Boosted Daily Legends promotion. Thousands of you walked away with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of free tickets just for playing your favourite Daily Legends tournaments. Boosted Daily Legends has returned, this time as a Satellite Edition and it’s giving away up to four free tickets […]

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Filatov and Haxton Reach Penultimate Day of CPP Main Event

Filatov and Haxton Reach Penultimate Day of CPP Main Event

The 2020 Caribbean Poker Party Main Event is down to only 29 players and two members of Team partypoker find themselves in the mix for the $879,894 top prize. This tournament has been a roaring success with 502 of the 1,037 field qualifying for the event! It’ll be an even better success story for whoever […]

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Late Registering Online Tournaments: How Late Is Too Late?

Late Registering Online Tournaments: How Late Is Too Late?

You’re starting to take tournaments seriously. You put a decent amount of time into studying theory / analyzing hands. But you keep finding yourself asking the same question: When should I buy into a tournament? Should I always pre-register, register as late as possible, or something in between? The world of online tournament poker can […]

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Diego Ventura Tops CPP Main Event Day 1B Chip Counts

Diego Ventura Tops CPP Main Event Day 1B Chip Counts

The massive 2020 Caribbean Poker Party Main Event hit its $5 million guarantee on November 22 when 547 players bought into Day 1B and took the total attendance to 1,037. Only 151 of that combined total are through to Day 2 on November 23 and one of them is going to see their partypoker account […]

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Gavin Cochrane Adds CPP Title To WPTWOC Gong

Gavin Cochrane Adds CPP Title To WPTWOC Gong

It was only a few months ago that Gavin Cochrane won the WPTWOC 8-Max Championship and walked away with a massive $540,644. He now has another major title after switching back to his favoured Pot-Limit Omaha to win the sixth event of the 2020 Caribbean Poker Party Online series. CPP #06 PLO Final Table Results […]

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EPT Online main event won by Swedish player ‘WhatIfGod’ for $1 million

EPT Online main event won by Swedish player ‘WhatIfGod’ for $1 million

Canadian professional Timothy Adams missed out heads-up as the first-ever EPT Online Main Event was won by ‘WhatIfGod’.

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5 Burning Cash Game Questions Answered By Pros

5 Burning Cash Game Questions Answered By Pros

Poker is a very complex game. Thankfully, there is a place for players who are trying to improve where they can have direct contact with fellow grinders and experienced professionals. As a member of the Upswing Lab training course, you gain access to the Upswing Engage Facebook group, where interactions between members and pros are […]

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Pascal Lefrancois Takes Down CPP Online Super High Roller

Pascal Lefrancois Takes Down CPP Online Super High Roller

Pascal Lefrancois added the Caribbean Poker Party (CPP) Super High Roller title to his massive list of poker-related accomplishments and is now $585,175 better off as a result. Lefrancois overcame 83-opponents on his way to his bumper prize, including battling with Team partypoker’s Sam Trickett and Isaac Haxton at the final table. Here’s how that […]

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Jay Kennedy Given Second Chance to Shine by partypoker

Jay Kennedy Given Second Chance to Shine by partypoker

Jay Kennedy is playing in Day 1B of the 2020 Caribbean Poker Party Online Main Event on November 22 and everyone is rooting for him to come away with a massive score. Jay entered a competition on PokerNews that awarded a $5,200 seat to the EPT Online Main Event. Poker players were invited to create […]

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[QUIZ] Do You Know Which Hands to Bluff-Catch?

[QUIZ] Do You Know Which Hands to Bluff-Catch?

Get your thinking cap on because you are about to embark on a quiz about bluff-catching. A bluff-catcher is a hand that can beat the bluffs in your opponent’s range, but none of the value hands. You will be presented with 10 hand scenarios. Your goal is to choose the best bluff-catching hand out of […]

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Mateos Leads Super High Roller; Haxon and Trickett in Contention

Mateos Leads Super High Roller; Haxon and Trickett in Contention

The 2020 Caribbean Poker Party Online continued on November 17 with the massive $25,500 Super High Roller event. We stuck a $2 million guarantee on its prize pool and 84 entrants meant a pot of $2,100,000 was created. Those 84 hopefuls were reduced to the final table of seven, each of them in the money. […]

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“goldennnname” Crowned Monster Series Main Event Champion

“goldennnname” Crowned Monster Series Main Event Champion

The Monster Series came to a thrilling conclusion on November 16 with both the Main Event and Mini Main Event crowning their champions. Almost $45,000 was the top prize in the Main with $4,500 in prize money making its way to the winner of the Mini. You can watch the final day’s action from the […]

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NickyMousee Takes Down The Big Deal For $12,000

NickyMousee Takes Down The Big Deal For $12,000

The Big Deal took place at partypoker on November 14 and it brought online poker and eSports together. This unique format pitted online poker and gaming streamers against each other in a battle for the lion’s share of $50,000 and, of course, those all-important bragging rights. Beyond the Summit, experts in eSports streaming, put together […]

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Michael Addamo Leads Caribbean Poker Party Main Event

Michael Addamo Leads Caribbean Poker Party Main Event

The 2020 Caribbean Poker Party kicked off this weekend and it has got off to a ferocious start. The $500,000 guaranteed Opener blitzed its guarantee and the $5 million guaranteed Main Event drew in a substantial crowd. Some of the world’s best poker players logged into their partypoker accounts for the Main Event and Michael […]

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Monster Series Main Events Reach Day 2; Big Prizes Await

The Monster Series Main Event and Mini Main Event have reached their respective Day 2 and some of the prizes on offer are huge. Whoever takes down the $55 buy-in $300,000 guaranteed Main Event walks away with $44,964 with the winner of the $5.50 buy-in $30,000 guaranteed Mini Main Event securing a bankroll-boosting $4,508.10. Marow […]

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Aidant11 Leads Monster Series Main Event After Day 1A

The Monster Series is rapidly approaching its thrilling climax with only a couple of events remaining on the schedule. Day 1A of the Main Event and Mini Main Event are now in the bag and the second, final flights shuffle up and deal on November 15 at 19:05 GMT. Monster Series Main Event Day 1A […]

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Monster Series Round-Up: ibieb-asiac Secures $9.5K Payout

Friday 13 is traditionally an unlucky day around the world but it was certainly lucky for the handful of partypoker players who became Monster Series champions. These victories came at the perfect time with the Monster Series Main Event starting today, November 14, as each player gave their bankrolls and confidence a significant boost. Keep […]

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The 10 Biggest Pots From The Polk vs Negreanu Challenge (So Far)

The 10 Biggest Pots From The Polk vs Negreanu Challenge (So Far)

The most anticipated poker grudge match in years got underway last week and it hasn’t disappointed. Through the first four sessions, the rivals have played 1,372 hands with Doug holding on to a strong $180,865.22 lead. There have already been 12 pots that have crossed the $75,000 threshold, four of which have seen over $100,000 […]

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Shadenko Crowned Monster Series Super High Roller Champion

Shadenko Crowned Monster Series Super High Roller Champion

The biggest buy-in event on the bustling Monster Series schedule took place on November 12, the $265 Super High Roller. The tournament took place under the watchful eyes of our Twitch team, meaning you can watch back all the action on our Twitch channel. Monster #21 – Super High Roller: $50K Gtd Place Player Prize […]

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Poker Headlines | Poker in Cambodia

Poker Headlines | Poker in Cambodia

On this week’s episode of Poker Headlines, Gillian is joined once again by Maureen Bloechlinger as well as Poker Triad, to discuss poker in Cambodia and the whole scene there. They also talk about the ongoing Negreanu/Polk grudge match and the closing of poker rooms in Las Vegas.

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JA3007 Wins 6-Max Event as Super High Roller Looms

November 11 was a super busy day for the Monster Series as four partypoker players became Monster Series champions and both the 7-Max Knockout and Mini 7-Max Knockout played out the first of their two flights. That quartet of champions gave their bankrolls a boost just in time for the $265 Super High Roller event […]

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Poker and eSports Collide at partypoker in The Big Deal

An all-star cast of gaming streamers and poker players set to lock horns at partypoker in The Big Deal. The Big Deal is a special freeroll tournament taking place online at partypoker from 17:00 GMT on Saturday 14 November. The event will be long remembered for bringing together some of the biggest names in eSports […]

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tongan.Crip Wins Monster Series PLO Rebuy; Katt Leads $50K Gtd 6-Max

Two more Monster Series events crowned their champions on November 10 while the two 6-Max tournaments reached their respective Day 2s. Let’s check out what went down in the latest round of Monster Series events. Monster #18 – PLO Rebuy: $5K Gtd Place Player Prize 1 tongan.Crip $1,279.49 2 gammelmand56 $911.17 3 Mon10 $621.12 4 […]

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$22 Becomes $100,061 in Unbelievably Huge Tournament (Hand Analysis)

$22 Becomes $100,061 in Unbelievably Huge Tournament (Hand Analysis)

Who hasn’t dreamed of turning a small tournament buy-in into a fortune? Upswing coach Daniel “Daniel” McAulay actually pulled off this impressive feat last year. After outlasting over 59,000 players (!!!) in the MicroMillions Main Event on PokerStars, his $22 buy-in had grown to over $100,000. That’s over 5,000 buy-ins! In this article, we are […]

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What Makes a Good Poker Brand Ambassador?

What Makes a Good Poker Brand Ambassador?

This op-ed by Christian Zetzsche examines the role of online poker room ambassadors.

From celebrities to female players to established poker pros to Twitch streamers to WSOP Main Event winners, ambassadors play a variety of roles. We dive deeper to better understand what makes a good poker brand ambassador.

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Monster Series Round-Up: “dduddee” Warms Up For Main Event in Style

The $300,000 guaranteed Monster Series Main Event takes place this weekend and two partypoker players warmed up for it in style on November 9. “dduuddee” and “fmltilliwin” both became Monster Series champions and give their bankroll sizeable boosts as a result. Will they take this hot form into the Main Event on November 14? Monster […]

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Check Out The Full 2020 Caribbean Poker Party Schedule

Check Out The Full 2020 Caribbean Poker Party Schedule

The 2020 Caribbean Poker Party isn’t taking place in The Bahamas this year but at partypoker instead and you can tell from the bustling schedule it is going to be a fantastic experience. Running from November 13 through to November 25, the 2020 Caribbean Poker Party (CPP) features 10 numbered events and more than $10 […]

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Jonathan Proudfoot Takes Down High Roller Big Game

Our Daily Legends continue to be extremely popular, especially on Sundays when they have their guarantees boosted. Several stellar names took down Daily Legends on November 8 and now have substantially larger bankrolls than at the start of the weekend. Here are some of the highlights. High Roller Big Game Final Table Results Place Player […]

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Monster Series Round-Up: jayloudon313 Leads the Way in the $200K

One of the biggest guaranteed Monster Series events on the schedule kicked off on November 7 and it is “jayloudon313” who is in pole position after the first of two excellently-structured starting flights. The finished first from 353 survivors in the $33 buy-in 8-Max Knockout, a tournament featuring a $200,000 guaranteed prize pool! Monster #08 […]

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Live and online poker in Japan: Entertainment or something else?

Live and online poker in Japan: Entertainment or something else?

The Japanese do enjoy a good game of poker, bot live and online, but nonetheless the law isn’t exactly so permissive when it comes to allowing such games to be played by citizens in the Land of the Rising Sun.

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Monster Series Round-Up: Five-Figure Score For SimplyDgame7

“SimplyDgame77” was the biggest winner in the latest round of Monster Series events after shining bright in the final day of the $75,000 guaranteed 7-Max event. They weren’t the only champion, however, as five other partypoker won Monster Series tournaments. Monster #07 – 7-Max: $75K Gtd Buy-in: $22 Entrants: 3,194 Prize pool: $75,000 Place Player […]

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How to Play Jack-Ten Suited in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & 6 Postflop Tips)

How to Play Jack-Ten Suited in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & 6 Postflop Tips)

Jack-Ten suited has to be one of the prettiest hands in poker. It’s not just a looker. Jack-Ten suited is considered to be a very strong hand because it has a ton of playability and solid blocker effects. This article covers: How to Play Jack-Ten Suited Preflop 3 Tips for When You Miss the Flop […]

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Monster Series Round-Up: dontmakeamess Cleans Up in the High Roller

Monster Series Round-Up: dontmakeamess Cleans Up in the High Roller

November 5 is traditionally Bonfire Night in the United Kingdom and there were definitely fireworks in the Monster Series. The $109 High Roller was the highlight of the evening and it didn’t disappoint in the slightest, smashing its guarantee under the watchful eyes of Team Online’s Jaime Staples and Henry Kilbane on our Twitch channel. […]

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Monster Series Round-Up: Big Win For LastM0h1can

November 4 saw another four partypoker players give their bankrolls a boost after becoming Monster Series champions. The pair of 6-Max Knockout events and two PLO Turbo Knockouts have crowned their champions. Who are they? Let’s find out. Monster #05 – 6-Max Knockout: $75K Gtd Buy-in: $11 Entrants: 5,601 Prize pool: $75,000 Place Player Prize […]

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Win Your $2M Gtd WPT Montreal Main Event Seat For Only $0.01

Win Your $2M Gtd WPT Montreal Main Event Seat For Only $0.01

Those of you who dream of becoming a World Poker Tour (WPT) champion have the chance to realise those dreams for a mere $0.01 this weekend. partypoker and the WPT have joined forces again to bring you the $2 million guaranteed WPT Montreal Main Event. This $3,200 buy-in event shuffles up and deals for the […]

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Monster Series Round-Up: komisz Triumphs in the Rebuy

Two more partypoker players became Monster Series champions on November 3 and another pair of tournaments progressed to Day 2. It was another action-packed and exciting day at the tables, here’s what went down. Monster #05 – 6-Max Knockout Day 1B: $75K Gtd Buy-in: $11 Entrants: 2,847 Prize pool: $28,470 Place Player Chips 1 Grudaz […]

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Monster Series Round-Up: Zeca Pagodinho Crowned Event #1 Champion

November 2 was another action-packed day for Monster Series players with four more champions crowned and another two events finishing their brace of starting flights. “Zeca Pagodinho” was the day’s biggest winner after taking down the 8-Max $150,000 guaranteed event, a result that saw their $33 investment swell to more than $17,500! Monster #01 – […]

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Monster Series Round-Up: chyluk Leads $150K Opening Event

The Monster Series kicked off on Halloween but the only thing scary is how good these tournaments are. Low-cost doesn’t mean low quality, far from it, because these Monster Series events have amazing blind structures, limited late registration and re-entries, giving you a championship event experience for a fraction of the buy-in. This is the […]

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Monster Series Preview: What To Expect This Opening Weekend

Monster Series Preview: What To Expect This Opening Weekend

The wait is finally over! Monster Series is ready to rock and roll! Each and every one of the 82 tournaments is loaded into the lobby ready for the first cards to be pitched on October 31. This is what you can expect this weekend when Monster Series comes to town. Monster Series Opening Events […]

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“Dau_na_chai” Takes Down Magnificent 77 and The Predator in One Day

Our Daily Legends tournaments continue to prove extremely popular thanks, in part, to the way they’re structured. The limited late registration period and the fact there’s only a single re-entry allowed means everyone playing our Daily Legends MTTs does so on a level playing field. We had a superb success story earlier this week when […]

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Imagine Turning $0.01 Into a CPP Online Main Event Ticket

You probably won’t be familiar with the partypoker player Aleksandr Slobodianik but it’s a name you should try remember. The Ukrainian has the chance to write himself into partypoker’s history books by turning a single cent into a huge prize and a major online title. Aleksandr has managed to turn a $0.01 centroll entry into […]

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Isaac Haxton Takes Down High Roller Big Game

Isaac Haxton Takes Down High Roller Big Game

Isaac Haxton became a High Roller Big Game champion on October 25 and saw his bankroll swell by a cool $120,354. Victory in these tournaments is never a simple task because they attract some of the best players in the world. Haxton never plays scared and that certainly showed in this weekend’s event as he […]

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5 Poker Predictions for 2021

5 Poker Predictions for 2021

From online poker developments to live poker developments, it would seem that 2021 is primed to be another interesting year in the poker world.

Calum Grant takes a look into his crystal ball to make five predictions for what the poker world can expect to happen next year.

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Monster Series Hits partypoker From October 31

The latest Monster Series is coming your way and you don’t have long to wait to compete in what is going to be an epic poker tournament festival. What better day to kick off the Monster Series than on Halloween? October 31 sees the first four tournaments of a bustling 82-tournament schedule shuffle up and […]

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Poker Headlines | Ep. 18 | Mike Postle Sues Poker Heroes | Guest Co-host Paul Smith

Poker Headlines | Ep. 18 | Mike Postle Sues Poker Heroes | Guest Co-host Paul Smith

On this week’s episode of Poker Headlines, Gillian is joined by lawyer-turned-poker pro Paul Smith. They discuss the upcoming Daniel Negreanu vs Doug Polk Grudge Match and Doug Polk’s latest Twitter Rampage.

Other topics include, Mike Postle vs Veronica Brill: Mike Postle filed a $330 Million Defamation Lawsuit against whistleblower Veronica Brill and others, plus Germany creates new online poker rules, and more!

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3 Ways You Can Be Cheated In Online Poker

3 Ways You Can Be Cheated In Online Poker

While online poker operator game integrity teams are always on the lookout for potential cheaters, it’s important that you — as a player — keep your wits about you and be wary of suspicious behavior. Three forms of cheating in particular, bots, ghosting, and collusion, are something you should be cognizant of.

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Free Ticket Turns Into $3.2K Score For Lucky partypoker Player

Free Ticket Turns Into $3.2K Score For Lucky partypoker Player

The Predator, part of our Daily Legends schedule, has proven to be one of the most popular recent additions with thousands of players turning out for it. One of our Belarusian players is one of The Predator’s biggest fans and you’re about to discover why. Vadim “Vadim number1” was interacting with his fellow partypoker players […]

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3 Hand Examples That Will Help You Overbet Better

3 Hand Examples That Will Help You Overbet Better

No-limit holdem: Hours of boredom followed by moments of sheer terror. –Tom McEvoy A great way to strike terror into your opponents is by having a well thought out overbetting strategy. Even though overbetting has become prevalent in modern day poker games, I have found that not enough people work the tactic into their game. […]

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Incredible Big Game Performances by Pascal Hartmann

Pascal Hartmann already had a reputation for being one of tournament poker’s best players and his performances in the latest round of Big Game events, part of the Daily Legends schedule, adds credit to those claims. Hartmann won the $5,200 High Roller Big Game and reached the final table of the $530 edition! Those two […]

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How to Play Pocket Tens in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & 5 Postflop Tips)

How to Play Pocket Tens in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & 5 Postflop Tips)

Pocket tens is one of those hands that troubles poker players, especially beginners. When you have pocket tens, you will often have to navigate the flop and beyond with at least one overcard on the board. It can be hard to tell where you stand. The goal of this article is to help you feel […]

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Turn $0.01 Into a Share of €1M Gtd in the Irish Poker Masters Main Event

Turn $0.01 Into a Share of €1M Gtd in the Irish Poker Masters Main Event

The 2020 partypoker LIVE Irish Poker Masters was meant to take place at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin, Ireland, but has now moved to the online realm. We can’t wait for the massive €1 million guaranteed Irish Poker Masters Main Event to kick off on December 6. We’re equally as excited to see some of […]

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Caribbean Poker Party Moves Online; $5M Gtd Main Event Scheduled

partypoker will move this year’s Caribbean Poker Party online, where players can join the action for as little as $0.01. The Caribbean Poker Party Online Main Event will run from Sunday, November 15, 2020, to Wednesday, November 25, 2020. The Main Event has a buy-in of $5,300 and will pay out a guaranteed $5,000,000. There […]

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How ICM Should Impact Your Play at Final Tables

How ICM Should Impact Your Play at Final Tables

You don’t want to be the person who blows a huge opportunity because of one avoidable decision at a final table. Because of the drastic pay jumps at final tables, your decisions in these spots will greatly impact your ROI. One of the most important factors to consider at a final table is ICM, which […]

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Sunday Round-Up: partypoker Players Win Big Yet Again

October 11 saw thousands of partypoker players hit the tables in an attempt to sign the weekend off in style with a big win. Plenty of them managed to do exactly that by taking down one of our amazing Daily Legends tournaments. Daily Legends are a group of tournaments that have you, our players, at […]

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When Should You Slow-Play A Flopped Flush?

When Should You Slow-Play A Flopped Flush?

Up there with flopping a set, there aren’t many feelings more thrilling in poker than flopping a flush. Just imagine it for a moment. You raise with a hand like A♦ 5♦ and the flop comes… Doesn’t that feel good? But monotone flops like this present an interesting challenge… If you always bet, raise, and […]

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Immense Value Continues in the Boosted Daily Legends

Immense Value Continues in the Boosted Daily Legends

The Daily Legends continue to provide massive value to partypoker’s tournament players. Daily Legends were designed with the players at heart. They have reduced late registration and limited re-entries which levels the playing field and makes tournament poker fair and exciting again. Boosted Daily Legends is a cool promotion that runs until October 22 and […]

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High Stakes Players Collide in Record-Breaking $974,631 Pot (Analysis)

High Stakes Players Collide in Record-Breaking $974,631 Pot (Analysis)

2020 has already produced some of the biggest pots in online poker history. The hand in question today features Tan Xuan facing off against rising star Ali Imsirovic. Ali has been crushing the high stakes tournament scene for a few years now, racking up $8,912,717 in tournament earnings. Interestingly, Ali was the second member ever […]

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Ludovic Geilich and Matthew Staples Reach Big Game Final Tables

Team partypoker’s Ludovic Geilich and Team Online’s Matthew Staples came close to becoming Big Game champions on October 4 but both fell short of the top prize. Geilich reached the final table of the $5,200 High Roller Big Game while Staples navigated his way to the last table of the $530 Big Game. Here’s what […]

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Push Fold Strategy in Poker Tournaments: Beginner’s Guide with Charts!

Push Fold Strategy in Poker Tournaments: Beginner’s Guide with Charts!

It happens in most poker tournaments. Your stack gets short and your preflop options are reduced to two: push all-in or fold. Playing optimally in these push-or-fold situations is one thing that separates tournament crushers from average joes. In this article, we’ll cover: What is Push/Fold Strategy? ICMIZER and Chip EV Explained 10bb Push/Fold Charts […]

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Check out These New Additions to the MTT Schedule

We recently unveiled the new Daily Legends tournaments that have affordable buy-ins from $2.20 to $77, reduced late registration, and limited re-entries. Now it’s time to show you eight new high stakes tournaments that are waiting for you in the partypoker tournament lobby right now. New partypoker Tournaments Day Time (CEST) Name Buy-in Guarantee Friday […]

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Check out These New Additions to the MTT Schedule

We recently unveiled the new Daily Legends tournaments that have affordable buy-ins from $2.20 to $77, reduced late registration, and limited re-entries. Now it’s time to show you eight new high stakes tournaments that are waiting for you in the partypoker tournament lobby right now. New partypoker Tournaments Day Time (CEST) Name Buy-in Guarantee Friday […]

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andzeB Wins First $5K Boosted Daily Legends Weekly Freeroll

The first of the $5K Boosted Daily Legends Weekly Freerolls took place on September 30 and saw 2,184 partypoker players head to the tables. They all shared a common goal: reach the top 154 places where $5,000 worth of tournament tickets were awarded. Those players finishing in 73rd to 154th won tickets to individual Daily […]

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TrueTeller Clashes With Tan Xuan’s Pocket Kings for $122,880 (Hand Analysis)

TrueTeller Clashes With Tan Xuan’s Pocket Kings for $122,880 (Hand Analysis)

Nosebleed online poker has made a comeback in 2020. With people stuck inside, we’ve seen a spike in online poker traffic. This has taken place at every level, from the micros to stakes as high as $1,000/$2,000. That brings us to our subject today: a hand played by Tan Xuan (tan4321) and Timofey “TrueTeller” Kuznetsov […]

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WPTWOC Ends With More Than 45K Seats Won Via Satellites!

WPTWOC Ends With More Than 45K Seats Won Via Satellites!

The inaugural WPT® World Online Championships made dreams come true this year, with over 34,000 players buying into events across more than two months of action. The series ran from Friday, July 17, 2020, to Thursday, September 24, 2020. A theme of the series was that players of all bankroll levels would have the chance […]

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WPT Satellite Successes: You Won’t Believe These Players’ Stories

WPT Satellite Successes: You Won’t Believe These Players’ Stories

Every poker tournament player dreams of playing in the biggest buy-in tournaments and bagging a potentially life-changing prize. The problem lies in those tournaments tend not to be affordable for everyone. partypoker has dozens of satellites and other routes into these juicy games and anyone can win their way into our biggest games. The recent […]

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Martirosian Wins Player of the Championship After Thrilling Finale

Martirosian Wins Player of the Championship After Thrilling Finale

Artur Martirosian is officially the 2020 WPT World Online Poker Championships Player of the Championship. The popular and extremely talented Russian receives a free $50,000 cash prize and has his name go down in online poker history. Player of the Championship Final Standings Place Player Points Prize 1 Artur Martirosian 430.87 $50,000 2 Scott Margereson […]

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Michael Addamo Wins SHR Championship and is the Final WPTWOC Event Winner

Michael Addamo Wins SHR Championship and is the Final WPTWOC Event Winner

The 2020 partypoker WPT World Online Poker Championships came to a thrilling conclusion on September 24 with the $102,000 Super High Roller Championship crowning its champion. Seven players returned to the action and it was Michael Addamo who emerged from the epic battle victoriously, securing a $1,284,113 prize after a heads-up deal with Team partypoker’s Isaac […]

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10 Poker Infographics That Will Help Your Game

10 Poker Infographics That Will Help Your Game

Infographics are a fun and effective way to learn, which is why we’ve created numerous infographics throughout the years. Today’s article is an aggregate of 10 of the most bookmark-worthy poker infographics graphics that we have created. Starting with beginner-friendly topics, the infographics get more advanced as you scroll. Be sure to download the ones […]

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Super High Roller Championship Reaches Final Table; Addamo In Front

Super High Roller Championship Reaches Final Table; Addamo In Front

The $102,000 Super High Roller Championship brings the WPT World Online Championships to a conclusion on September 24 and what a way to do it. Only seven of the 40 starters remain in this massive event and six of them will share the $4 million prize pool. A min-cash, if you can call it that, […]

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More Than $400K Worth of MTT Tickets to be Won in Our Boosted Daily Legends

You’ve come to the right place if you want some exception value from your tournament session because we launch the Boosted Daily Legends tournaments at partypoker on September 24. Our Daily Legends tournaments continue in our quest to make tournament poker fun and fir for everyone. They have affordable buy-ins ranging from $5.50 to $77, […]

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Mikita Badziakouski Wins HR Championship and is a WPTWOC Event Winner

Mikita Badziakouski Wins HR Championship and is a WPTWOC Event Winner

It was a Team partypoker one-two in the $25,500 WPT High Roller Championship with Mikita Badziakouski being crowned the tournament’s champion and teammate Jason Koon finishing in second place. The seven-handed final table was a thrilling affair, here’s how it went down. WPT High Roller Championship Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize 1 Mikita […]

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How to Play Ace-Queen Offsuit in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & 6 Postflop Tips)

How to Play Ace-Queen Offsuit in Cash Games (Preflop Advice & 6 Postflop Tips)

Some hate it, some love it. Ace-Queen offsuit is one of the most polarizing hands in poker. While it is one of the best starting hands in the deck, it can also be relatively difficult to play compared to strong starting hands. In this article, we will be covering: How to Play Ace-Queen in Common […]

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Martirosian Banks $377K By Becoming a WPTWOC Event Winner

The WPT World Online Championships final week has seen play switch to High Roller and Super High Roller events and boy are they coming thick and fast. September 21 saw some gigantic scores awarded at partypoker, including one of $377,100 to Russia’s Artur Martirosian. WPT Super High Roller Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize […]

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Mikita Badziakouski Leads WPTWOC High Roller Championship Final Table

Mikita Badziakouski Leads WPTWOC High Roller Championship Final Table

The final table of the $10,300 buy-in WPT High Roller Championship is set and what a final table it is. Seven of the world’s best players, including two members of Team partypoker, have navigated their way through the shark-infested waters and reached the grand stage. Only six eliminations stand between the finalists and a massive, […]

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Mikita Badziakouski Leads WPTWOC High Roller Championship Final Table

Mikita Badziakouski Leads WPTWOC High Roller Championship Final Table

The final table of the $10,300 buy-in WPT High Roller Championship is set and what a final table it is. Seven of the world’s best players, including two members of Team partypoker, have navigated their way through the shark-infested waters and reached the grand stage. Only six eliminations stand between the finalists and a massive, […]

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Hartmann & Fitzgerald lead Day 1s of WPT Super High Roller as legends chase million dollar top prize

Hartmann & Fitzgerald lead Day 1s of WPT Super High Roller as legends chase million dollar top prize

Christopher Fitzgerald is the man to catch in the World Poker Tour’s highest buy-in event of the series.

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Massive Score For Danchev as he Becomes a WPTWOC Event Winner

The three WPTWOC Turbo Championship events crowned their champions on September 20 and it was Dimitar Danchev who triumphed in the $3,200 edition. WPT #11 Turbo Championship Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize 1 Dimitar Danchev Bulgaria $188,316* 2 Aliaksei Boika Belarus $156,843* 3 Alfred Karlsson Sweden $184,832* 4 Ferenc Deak Hungary $81,363 5 […]

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Samuel Vousden Becomes a WPTWOC Event Winner For $158,100

There were some huge WPT World Online Championships (WPTWOC) side events this weekend and they attracted some of the best-known players to the partypoker tables. Samuel Vousden was one such player and he’ll look back on this weekend’s action fondly thanks to padding his bankroll with $158,100. WPT High Roller: $500K Gtd Final Table Results […]

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Pascal Hartmann Leads High Roller Championship

Both flights of the $25,500 WPT High Roller Championship are done and dusted. Only 28 of the 199 partypoker players who started the tournament with high hopes remain in contention for the $1,050,000 top prize and a place in the WPT history books. Pascal Hartmann is the man to catch going into Day 2 on […]

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Solvers: The Death of Online Poker?

Solvers: The Death of Online Poker?

As cases emerge of professional poker players using solvers in real time while playing poker online, longtime pro Chris Wallace worries that situations like these may be the death knell for the game as we know it.

In this op-ed, Wallace explains the online poker ecology and how solvers are bad for it in multiple ways.

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Roberto Romanello Takes Down 8-Max KO ; Becomes WPTWOC Event Winner

Roberto Romanello is hitting form just in time for the weekend’s High Roller Championship events. The Welsh Team partypoker member took down an 8-Max Knockout this week for more than $18,500 and reached the final two tables in a $1,050 Mix-Max event. These impressive results have catapulted Romanello to third in the Player of the […]

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WPTWOC Event Winner Round-Up: Steve O’Dwyer Wins Heads-Up Championship

WPTWOC Event Winner Round-Up: Steve O’Dwyer Wins Heads-Up Championship

Heads-up poker is considered to be the purest form of the game. Players lock horns one-on-one in a battle for supremacy. Some players thrive under this intense pressure, others falter. Steve O’Dwyer, Stefan Dimitrov, and Malte Kessler certainly did the former in their respective Heads-Up Championship events. WPT Heads-Up Championship: $500K Gtd Final Four Steve […]

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We’re Paying You To Throw Things at Carl Froch!

We’re Paying You To Throw Things at Carl Froch!

It is usually inadvisable to throw things at former four-time World Champion boxer Carl Froch but this is exactly what we’re asking you to do in the WPT Micro Turbo Championship event on Sunday 20 September! Carl is playing in the WPT #11 Micro Turbo Championship event on September 20. This one-day event only costs […]

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Pay Tribute To The Legendary Mike Sexton

The poker world lost a true legend when the legendary Mike Sexton passed away on September 6, 2020. Mike was instrumental in shaping poker into the game it is today, especially the online poker scene which owes a massive debt of gratitude to the great man. Everyone who had the pleasure of meeting Mike, either […]

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Phil Mighall Takes Down Main Event And Becomes Biggest WPTWOC Event Winner!

Phil Mighall Takes Down Main Event And Becomes Biggest WPTWOC Event Winner!

Phil Mighall is a World Poker Tour champion. The talented poker pro from Brighton, United Kingdom triumphed in the $10 million guaranteed WPT World Online Championships Main Event and walked away with a career-best score of $1,550,298. Mighall also received a free entry to the next WPT Tournament of Champions, flights to that event, accommodation […]

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Salas and Mighall lead WPT World Online Championships Main Event into Final Day

Salas and Mighall lead WPT World Online Championships Main Event into Final Day

Just nine players remain, and it is Damian Salas who leads the way from Phil Mighall in the race to win the $1.7 million top prize.

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Damian Salas On Course For WPTWOC Main Event Title

Damian Salas On Course For WPTWOC Main Event Title

The final table fo the 2020 WPTWOC Main Event Championship has been reached after the 1,011 starters were whittled down to a more manageable nine and it is Argentina’s Damian Salas who leads the finalists back into battle on September 15. WPT Main Event Championship Final Table Chip Counts Place Player Country Chips 1 Damian […]

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4 Valuable Pieces of Poker Tournament Advice for Beginners

4 Valuable Pieces of Poker Tournament Advice for Beginners

You’ve played your A-game for hours and you made some hands when you needed to. Now, it has finally happened: you’re at the final table eyeing the biggest score of your life. In order to make more moments like this happen for you, I dug through Upswing Poker’s library of tournament articles to pull out […]

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There’s Still Time To Experience WPTWOC Glory

The conclusion of the inaugural WPT World Online Championships (WPTWOC) is on the horizon with the 12th and final Championship Event, the gigantic $102,000 buy-in Super High Roller Championship, scheduled for September 23. That may be only slightly over a week away but there are still plenty of opportunities to sample the sweet taste of […]

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Negreanu goes close as Kelsall seals final WSOP bracelet of the summer

Canadian poker legend Daniel Negreanu got oh so close to a seventh WSOP bracelet only to bubble the final table of the final WSOP event to take place this summer.

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3 Top Tips for Switching from Physical Card Rooms to Online Poker

3 Top Tips for Switching from Physical Card Rooms to Online Poker

Many people who’ve exclusively stuck to playing poker in a live setting are beginning to transition to online poker play. This brief guide offers some tips for how to make the transition successfully.

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Dzmitry Urbanovich Narrowly Misses Out on Becoming a WPTWOC Event Winner

Team partypoker’s Dzmitry Urbanovich narrowly missed out on becoming a WPTWOC event winner when he finished second in the $1 million guaranteed WPT Big Game. Urabnovich fell at the final hurdle yet still managed to pad his bankroll with a massive $146,050 prize. WPT Big Game: $1M Gtd Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize […]

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Artur Martirosian Leads Final 24 of the WPTWOC Main Event

Day 2 of the 2020 WPT World Online Championships Main Event started with 156 players in the hunt for the massive $1,715,667 top prize and only 24 of those hopefuls still have a chance of becoming the latest partypoker millionaire. Artur Martirosian excelled on Day 2 and bagged up a tournament-leading stack of more than […]

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Ludovic Geilich Banks $44.5K and Become a WPTWOC Event Winner

Ludovic Geilich Banks $44.5K and Become a WPTWOC Event Winner

Team partypoker’s Ludovic Geilich became a WPTWOC Event winner on September 13 when he triumphed in the WPT Mix-Max Turbo PKO. Victory in a $2,100 buy-in event is never easy, but wait and see who Geilich had to lock horns with in the tournament. WPT Mix-Max Turbo: $150K Gtd PKO A field of 69 players […]

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Benjamin Rolle Tops Main Event Day 1B Chip Counts

Day 1B of the $10,300 WPT Main Event Championship took place on September 13 and saw another 490 players buy in. This took the total attendance to 1,011, meaning the $10 million guarantee has been surpassed by $110,000. Only 76 of those 490 Day 1B players managed to finish the flight with chips in front […]

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How To Play Ace-King On A Middling Flop After 3-Betting

How To Play Ace-King On A Middling Flop After 3-Betting

Raise your hand if you feel like every time you 3-bet with AK, the flop brings three undercards. 3-bet pots are common, but the amount of money involved from the get-go makes things a bit more tense. Today we will try to ease that tension by explaining how to proceed on a pretty common board […]

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From Russia With Love: Kozhina Freerolls to a PP LIVE Passport

From Russia With Love: Kozhina Freerolls to a PP LIVE Passport

Imagine winning a $10,000 PP LIVE Passport and being able to use it for a poker trip of a lifetime or for our massive online festivals. It’d be great, wouldn’t it? Now imagine you won a $10,000 PP LIVE Passport for free, nada, zilch. That’s exactly what Russian starlet Anastasia Kozhina did last weekend. Anastasia […]

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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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Renan Bruschi Wins Mini Main Event and is a WPTWOC Event Winner!

Renan Bruschi Wins Mini Main Event and is a WPTWOC Event Winner!

Brazil’s Renan Bruschi is the latest WPT World Online Championships champion after he triumphed in the WPTWOC Mini Main Event and walked away with a massive $504,582 prize. WPT 07 Mini Main Event Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize 1 Renan Bruschi Brazil $504,582* 2 Nichita Verbitchii Moldova $339,606* 3 Arturs Balodis Latvia $535,268* […]

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[QUIZ] Can You Play These 10 Flush Draws Optimally?

[QUIZ] Can You Play These 10 Flush Draws Optimally?

Your skills with flush draws are about to be put to the test with ten example scenarios. You will play as the aggressor in the first six hands, then as the defender in the final four hands. Keep in mind that in close situations, the correct answer is the action PioSolver chooses most often. Take […]

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Bartha On Course to Become WPT Mini Main Event Champion

Bartha On Course to Become WPT Mini Main Event Champion

A bumper crowd of 4,600 players started the $5 million guaranteed WPT Mini Main Event and only nine of those hopefuls remain going into the final day’s action. Liviu-Rodrig Bartha is the man to catch going into the nine-handed final table, but victory is far from a forgone conclusion. Team partypoker’s Hristivoje Pavlovic went into […]

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Team Online’s Hristivoje Pavolic Leads Mini Main Event With 51 Remaining!

Only 51 players remain in contention for the WPT Mini Main Event Championship title and it is one of our own who is the man to catch going into the final day’s action on September 8. WPT Mini Main Event Championship Top 10 Chip Counts Place Player Country Chips 1 Hristivoje Pavlovic New Zealand 56,025,473 […]

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WPTWOC Event Winner David Peters Banks $256,514

There was plenty of WPT World Online Championships side event action while the $10 million guaranteed Main Event got underway on September 6. David Peters was just one superstar who excelled, doing so in the largest buy-in tournament. Peters was one of 23 entrants in the $25,500 Super High Roller. The compact field meant only […]

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Blaz Zerjav Leads $10M Gtd WPTWOC Main Event After Day 1A

Day 1A of the $10 million guaranteed WPT Main Event Championship is done and dusted and there’s a familiar name at the top of the chip counts. Some 521-players bought into the $10,300 buy-in Main Event on the first of two starting flights and only 80 managed to make it through to Day 2 at […]

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Single-Raised Pots vs 3-Bet Pots: How Should Your Strategy Differ?

Single-Raised Pots vs 3-Bet Pots: How Should Your Strategy Differ?

If you want to make as much money in poker as possible, you need to be well versed in the most common spots. In this article, we are going to take a look at the differences between the two most common types of pots in poker: single raised pots and 3-bet pots. Based on the […]

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More than 200 WPT World Online Championships Main Event tickets up for grabs

After more than six weeks of action, the highlight of the WPT® World Online Championships is on the horizon, with satellites for the WPT World Online Championships Main Event now in action. The Main Event will pay out a minimum guarantee of $10,000,000. The buy-in is $10,300, and Day 1A will take place on Sunday, […]

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It’s Not Too Late to Climb the WPTWOC Leaderboards

We’re into Week 8 of the massive WPT World Online Championships and the race to be crowned Player of the Series and the series’ Rising Star is growing more exciting by the day. Both leaderboards are starting to look a little like they will do when the WPTWOC concludes, but there’s still plenty of time […]

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Patrick Leonard is a WPTWOC Event Winner!

Team partypoker’s Patrick Leonard padded his bankroll with more than $12,000 and became a WPTWOC event winner in the process. Leonard was one of 306 entrants in the $215 buy-in WPT 8-Max: $50K Gtd. Only 40 places were paid, so spare a little thought for Mortan Holm Schwartson of the Faroe Islands who busted in […]

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Luiz Constantino Takes Down Micro Main Event and Become a WPTWOC Event Winner

Luiz Constantino Takes Down Micro Main Event and Become a WPTWOC Event Winner

Brazil has a World Poker Tour champion after Luiz Constantino triumphed in the WPT Micro Main Event Championship event and boosted his bankroll by $148,985, all for a $109 buy-in! WPT #07 Micro Main Event Championship Final Table Results Place Player Prize 1 Luiz Constantino Brazil $148,985 2 Kim Heidermann Denmark $104,299 3 Yin Zhang […]

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French superstar Benjamin Pollak joins Team partypoker to support partypoker EU network

Pollak is the latest pro to sign up to the world class poker team partypoker is delighted to welcome Benjamin Pollak to the list of stars on Team partypoker, and he joins the partypoker EU network at the perfect time, with POWERFEST running until Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Pollak burst onto the global poker scene […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Squeezing in No Limit Hold’em

The Ultimate Guide to Squeezing in No Limit Hold’em

The “squeeze” play — 3-betting preflop versus a raise and one or more callers — was once a staple of TV poker. Players used to be much more likely to just call raises before the flop, which presented many squeezing opportunities for aggressive players. Squeezing is a less frequent part of the game nowadays, especially […]

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How online poker helped pave the way for the success of esports

How online poker helped pave the way for the success of esports

The growth and development of online poker is one of the contributing factors to the success of esports in recent years. In this article we take a look at how online poker has positively influenced esports.

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Only 56 Players Remain in the Micro Main Event; Andrade Leads

Day 2 of the $1 million guaranteed WPT Micro Main Event started with 1,365-players in the hunt for the title of champion but only 56 of those hopefuls managed to navigate their way through to the third and final day. $148,985 awaits the eventual champion and there’s a very good chance the winner will hail […]

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Elio Fox Becomes WPTWOC Event Winner By Taking Down The Big Game

Elio Fox Becomes WPTWOC Event Winner By Taking Down The Big Game

Elio Fox has won almost everything there is to win from poker and he’s now added the WPT Big Game: $1M Gtd title to his already impressive poker CV. Fox was the last man standing in the recent $5,200 buy-in WPT Big Game and saw his bankroll swell by $200,650. This event is always packed […]

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Felipe Theodoro Da Costa Tops Micro Main Day 1B, Leads Overall

Brazil’s Felipe Theodoro Da Costa put on an excellent performance on Day 1B of the Micro Main Event, one that saw him not only finish as the flight’s chip leader but he now also leads the charge overall. Da Costa ended Day 1B with 6,985,879 chips in his arsenal, two million more than his nearest […]

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Sergey Ponkratyev Leads the Micro Main Event After Day 1A

The WPT Micro Main Event Championship got off to a flying start on August 29 and it was Russia’s Sergey Ponkratyev who was the star who shone the brightest. A bumper crowd of 4,097-players took to the partypoker tables in the first of two starting flights; the second shuffles up and deals at 20:00 CEST […]

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Can You Ace Our 10 Toughest Quiz Questions?

Can You Ace Our 10 Toughest Quiz Questions?

There are dozens of poker quizzes here on Upswing Poker. Over the past few days, my team and I sifted through each of them to find the 10 questions that were answered incorrectly at the highest frequency. In other words, these are the most challenging Upswing Poker quiz questions ever. All were answered correctly by less […]

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Liliane Figueiredo Turns Freeroll Ticket Into $13,153 Live on Twitch

Liliane Figueiredo may be taking the first steps of her poker career but she’s already enjoyed a five-figure prize, a prize she secured from a WPT Second Chance Freeroll ticket. The Brazilian won a cool $13,153 by finishing third in the $109 6-Max Mini Warm Up event earlier this month, her first shot in a […]

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An Incredible 100x $1,050 Mini Main Seats GTD in Our Monster Sat

Do you remember how Daniel Smyth turned a $33 satellite ticket into a near $430,000 score and a World Poker Tour title last week? You have the opportunity to do something similar this weekend because we’ve created one of our biggest and value-rich satellites ever. Look in the partypoker tournament lobby and you’ll discover the […]

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O’Driscoll Uses Luck of the Irish to Become a WPTWOC Event Winner

Ireland’s Conor O’Driscoll emerged victoriously from the $320 buy-in WPT #06 Mix-Max Mini Championship and saw his bankroll swell by $121,980. O’Driscoll reached the seven-handed final table and found himself surrounded by some of poker’s top talent. Everyone at the final table was guaranteed a $14,370 payout, the sum Aneta Stichova scooped when their tournament […]

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Andrey Kotelnikov Wins Mix-Max Championship to Become a WPTWOC Event Winner

Andrey Kotelnikov Wins Mix-Max Championship to Become a WPTWOC Event Winner

Russia’s Andrey Kotelnikov started the final table of the $3,200 WPT Mix-Max Championship in fifth place but overcame that adversity to become the latest winner of a WPT World Online Championships event. Kotelnikov performed superbly throughout and was well deserving of his massive $488,508 first-place prize. Here’s how the Russia star got the job done […]

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Facing a Bet

3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Facing a Bet

Learning poker in 2020 can feel overwhelming. The poker community is always buzzing about solvers and theoretically optimal play — and for good reason. In order to reach the highest levels of the game, you need to be familiar with these things. But for most people, especially those who are newer to the game, mastering […]

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Sosia Jiang Wins Big Game to Become a WPTWOC Event Winner

New Zealand’s Sosia Jiang put in an exceptional performance in the $5,200 WPT Big Game, one that saw her become the tournament’s champion and secure a massive $206,110 first-place prize. WPT Big Game Final Table Results Place Player Country Chips 1 Sosia Jiang New Zealand $206,110 2 Philipp Hofbauer Austria $150,024 3 Patrick Leonard United […]

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Oleg Vasylchenko Leads Mix-Max Championship Final Table

Oleg Vasylchenko Leads Mix-Max Championship Final Table

The sixth Championship Event of the 2020 WPT World Online Championships has reached its final table and only seven players remain in contention for the $488,508 top prize and a place in the exclusive Champions Club. Some 989 players took to the felt over the course of two starting flights and 144 of those made […]

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The satellite seat guarantees partypoker are putting up are incredible: WPTWOC Event Winner Daniel Smyth

The satellite seat guarantees partypoker are putting up are incredible: WPTWOC Event Winner Daniel Smyth

Almost every poker player dreams of turning a small investment into a massive payout. It’s this reason that satellite tournaments are so popular. Ireland’s Daniel Smyth proved this particular poker dream is still alive by turning a $33 satellite entry into almost $430,000 and a World Poker Tour title. Daniel came out on top of […]

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WPTWOC Event Winner Isaac Haxton Does It Again!

WPTWOC Event Winner Isaac Haxton Does It Again!

Team partypoker’s Isaac Haxton won a $25,500 Super High Roller last week and the superstar got his hands on the latest $25,500 event we ran on August 23. if this trend continues, we may have to rename the event the Isaac Haxton Championship! WPT Super High Roller Results Twenty-one players bought into this tournament, exactly […]

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Nick Marchington Leads WPT Mix-Max Championship

Nick Marchington Leads WPT Mix-Max Championship

British pro Nick Marchington is the man to catch going into Day 2 of the $3 million guaranteed WPT Mix-Max Championship where only 144 players remain in contention for the huge $488,508 top prize. WPT #06 Mix-Max Championship Day 2 Top 10 Place Player Country Chips 1 Nick Marchington United Kingdom 1,765,644 2 Alexandru Papazian […]

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3 Crucial Types of Poker Software for Serious Players in 2020

3 Crucial Types of Poker Software for Serious Players in 2020

If you’re serious about poker, there are a few must-have types of poker software / poker tools. Whether you play online or live, these tools can also help take your game to the next level so you can maximize your winnings and rise up in stakes. In this article, I am going to review the […]

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Plenty Left To Play For in the WPTWOC Leaderboards

The WPT World Online Championships leaderboards have reached the halfway mark, and there are still plenty of opportunities for players to win huge cash prizes as a reward for tournament successes, with $100,000 in prizes there for the taking. With almost a month’s action left to come in the series, players still have plenty of […]

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Moyra Davis Cashes in From partypoker Twitch Stream

Hundreds of poker players tune into the partypoker Twitch channel and watch the various streams we host. There are regular giveaways for our viewers and Moyra Davies is one of our recent winners. Moyra isn’t what you’d call your typical poker player. You won’t find her sporting a hoodie and the latest noise-cancelling headphones. It’s […]

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WPTWOC Event Winner Round-Up: Koloszar Bags $108K

Plenty of other partypoker players were on their way to becoming a WPT World Online Championship winner while Daniel Smyth was busy turning $33 into almost $430,000. The Mini and Micro editions of the Knockout Championship concluded, as did a High Roller and a pair of WPT 8-Max Knockout events. WPT #05 Knockout Mini Championship […]

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WPTWOC Event Winner Daniel Smyth Turns $33 Into $428,391

WPTWOC Event Winner Daniel Smyth Turns $33 Into $428,391

Ireland’s Daniel Smyth proved the poker dream is still well and truly alive by turning a mere $33 investment into a colossal $428,391 and the well-deserved title of WPT Champion. Smyth bought into a WPT satellite for $33 and turned that into a $320 ticket. The Irishman then parleyed that $320 into a $3,200 WPT […]

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[QUIZ] Do You Bluff (& Semi-Bluff) Like A Pro?

[QUIZ] Do You Bluff (& Semi-Bluff) Like A Pro?

As Doug Polk likes to say, bluffing is life in poker. 10 years ago you could be a wimpy bluffer and still win in most games. These days, however, you need to have a good handle on this foundation of the game. In this quiz you will be presented with 10 hand scenarios. Your goal […]

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Dominik Nitsche Wins WPT Big Game and Becomes a WPTWOC Event Winner

Dominik Nitsche is the latest high profile poker player to get his hands on a WPTWOC title after he took down the $1 million guaranteed WPT Big Game. Nitsche has won almost everything the game has to offer. The UK-based German has four World Series of Poker bracelets and he now has a WPT Big […]

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From a Free Ticket to a Shot at $208K and WPT Glory

From a Free Ticket to a Shot at $208K and WPT Glory

Poker can be a funny old game. One minute you’re grinding away in a $22 buy-in tournament. The next you’re rubbing shoulders with tournament poker’s elite and in with a shot of winning more than $208,000. This is exactly what has happened to Brazil’s Joao Batista. None of us are likely to forget the year […]

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WPTWOC Event Winner Round-Up: Bicknell Wins Again!

WPTWOC Event Winner Round-Up: Bicknell Wins Again!

Team partypoker’s Kristen Bicknell triumphed in the 7-Max High Roller last week for $79,275. On August 16, Bicknell was again triumphant after taking down the $1,050 WPT Knockout Turbo, a result that netted the popular Canadian $33,210. WPT Knockout Turbo: $150K Gtd Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize Bounties 1 Kristen Bicknell Canada $13,835 […]

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WPT Knockout Championship Reaches Day 2: Ali Imsirovic Leads

The fifth WPT World Online Championship (WPTWOC) Championship Event has reached Day 2 and we can’t wait for it to shuffle up and deal at 20:00 CEST on August 17. Why? Because it is one of the most stacked fields the game has ever seen. Day 1A attracted 457 players and only 57 of those […]

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7 Must-Read Articles That Will Help Your Poker Game

7 Must-Read Articles That Will Help Your Poker Game

I’ve been running the Upswing Poker blog for over four years. In that time I have commissioned, read, and published nearly 1,000 articles to help you, my dear reader, improve your poker skills. Today I’ve gathered seven of the most valuable/fundamental Upswing Poker articles ever published. These articles will help you improve your strategy, mental […]

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Mobile App Updated With New Multi-Table Tournaments

Thousands of you have been enjoying playing cash games, fastforward, and SPINS in portrait mode with the updated mobile app. We’re delighted to let you know that multi-table tournaments (MTTs) have been given a makeover and have been brought in line with our other games. The most revolutionary feature of this update is you play […]

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WPT® World Championship Online extended to give more chances to qualify

After listening to player feedback, there will be even more chances for players to qualify and win hefty prizes from the WPT® World Championship Online, the highlight of the WPT World Online Championships, as the Mini and Main editions of the tournament will be extended. The WPT World Championship Online Main Event offers a guarantee […]

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Everything You Need To Know About WPTWOC PKO Week

The WPT World Online Championships continues marching on. You’ve enjoyed PLO8 and PLO weeks, 8-Max and 6-Max, now its time for a week of Progressive Knockout (PKO) events to take centre stage. This week’s trio of Championship Events is waiting for you to register for them. Like in previous week, these come with buy-ins of […]

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Kristen Bicknell is a WPTWOC Event Winner; Takes Down 7-Max High Roller

Kristen Bicknell is a WPTWOC Event Winner; Takes Down 7-Max High Roller

Team partypoker’s Kristen Bicknell helped herself to a midweek $79,275 bankroll boost by outshining a bunch of the game’s stars in the WPT 7-Max High Roller event. Forty-two players exchanged $5,200 for 100,000 chips and what a starting 42 it was. The likes of Dan Smith, Stephen Chidwick, Pascal Lefrancois, Jake Schindler, and Daniel Dvoress […]

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WPTWOC Event Winner Nick Petrangelo Puts on Poker Masterclass

WPTWOC Event Winner Nick Petrangelo Puts on Poker Masterclass

Nick Petrangelo won the $3 million guaranteed WPT #04 6-Max Championship event and did so in style. Petrangelo put on a performance of a lifetime at the final table and nobody deserved the $494,550 top prize more than him. Tony Dunst, who was commentating with Jamie Kerstetter and Matt Savage on our Twitch stream, described […]

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How to Destroy Your Opponent After Seeing One Showdown (Part 2)

How to Destroy Your Opponent After Seeing One Showdown (Part 2)

Sometimes it takes just one showdown for a great poker player to change their game plan and start crushing opponents. If you want to maximize your win-rate, you need to be able to identify and exploit the leaks in your opponents’ games. One of the best ways to do this is by paying attention to […]

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Danchev, Uhlen, and Paris Win WPT Big Game Titles to Become a WPTWOC Event Winner

A trio of the game’s top professional players walked away with WPT Big Game titles on August 10. Dimitar Danchev (lead image), Espen Uhlen, and Bryan Paris all secured big payouts in these huge events WPT Big Game Mini Final Table Results Bulgaria’s Dimitar Danchev triumphed in the WPT Big Game Mini, a $530 buy-in […]

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WPT 6-Max Championship Reaches Final Table

WPT 6-Max Championship Reaches Final Table

Some 999 players bought into the $3 million guaranteed WPT #04 6-Max Championship a couple of days ago and only seven of those starters remain in the hunt for the title. One of those seven stars will become a World Poker Tour champion and see their bank accounts swell by an impressive $494,550. Right now, […]

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WPTWOC Event Winner Pascal Lefrancois Takes Down Super High Roller

WPTWOC Event Winner Pascal Lefrancois Takes Down Super High Roller

Pascal Lefrancois enjoyed a super Sunday courtesy of taking down the $25,500 buy-in WPT Super High Roller. $750,000 was the sum guaranteed to be won in this event, but 31 entries meant $775,000 was dished out among the top five finishers. WPT Super High Roller: $750K Gtd Place Player Country Prize 1 Pascal Lefrancois Canada […]

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Christos Xanthopoulos Leads WPTWOC 6-Max Championship After Day 1A

The first of two starting flights in the $3,200 buy-in WPT #04 6-Max Championship is done and dusted after the 434 starters were whittled down to a more manageable 73 after 18 levels of intense short-handed action. A whole host of the game’s elite players bought in hoping to become a WPT champion and bag […]

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Playing Pocket Aces

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Playing Pocket Aces

After hours of looking down at hands like T♠ 5♣, it finally happens. You get dealt the beautiful pocket aces. But getting dealt the best hand in poker doesn’t entitle you to win a big pot — or even a small pot. To extract max value with your pocket aces, you have to avoid the […]

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There Are Even More Ways to Win a WPTWOC Seat

Have you been reading our daily WPT World Online Championship updates and following all the action on Twitch, Twitter, and Facebook and wished it were you who we were chatting about? It could be you whose name is plastered all over our channels because there are now even more ways to win your way into […]

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Simon Deadman is a WPTWOC Event Winner! James Rann Scoops Title

Simon Deadman is a WPTWOC Event Winner! James Rann Scoops Title

British professional poker players Simon Deadman and James Rann both warmed up for this weekend’s WPT 6-Max Championship in some style by taking down a WPT Knockout side event on August 6. WPT Knockout: $100K Gtd [1-Day Event] Deadman was one of 271 entrants in the $530 buy-in WPT Knockout, a one-day tournament with $100,000 […]

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Gavin Cochrane Takes Down WPTWOC 8-Max Championship

Gavin Cochrane Takes Down WPTWOC 8-Max Championship

Gavin Cochrane is the newest member of the WPT Champions Club after he took down the WPT #03 8-Max Championship Event. Cochrane secured a gargantuan $540,664 first-place prize, a $15,000 entry to the Tournament of Champions including flights and accommodation, and a place in poker’s history books. WPT #03 8-Max Championship Final Table Results Place […]

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WPTWOC 8-Max Championship Reaches Final 9; Cochrane Leads

WPTWOC 8-Max Championship Reaches Final 9; Cochrane Leads

The third Championship Event of the 2020 WPT World Online Championships has reached its final table after 1,062-entrants were whittled down to only nine players over the course of two starting flights and a Day 2. These nine hopefuls return to the action at 20:00 CEST on August 4 knowing they are only eight eliminations […]

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Angelou-Konstas Claims Overall Lead in WPTWOC 8-Max Championship

Day 1B of the $3 million guaranteed WPT #03 8-Max Championship took place on August 2 and saw another 597 players buy in. This takes the total attendance to 1,062 and means the surviving players from both flights are now playing for a share of $3,186,000. Ioannis Angelou-Konstas is the man who topped the Day […]

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Ali Imsirovic Off to a Flying Start in the WPTWOC 8-Max Championship

The $3 million guaranteed WPT 8-Max Championship kicked off on August 1 and saw 465 players exchange $3,200 for the chance to become a member of the exclusive WPT Champions Club. Only 64 of those starters punched their ticket to Day 2 and nobody bagged up more chips than Ali Imsirovic. Imsirovic is a phenomenal […]

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3 Situations to Value Your Overcard Hands in Texas Hold’em

3 Situations to Value Your Overcard Hands in Texas Hold’em

You look down at your cards. You see a nice high card hand, like KQ, QJ or even AK. Your raise picks up a caller or two. Then, you completely whiff on the flop, which is pretty sad. But wait, it might not be over yet! As you will see in this article, there are […]

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Timo Kamphues Bulldozes His Way to WPTWOC Shooting Stars Victory

Timo Kamphues Bulldozes His Way to WPTWOC Shooting Stars Victory

Timo Kamphues will wake up $90,498 richer this morning after he triumphed in the WPT Shooting Stars for Charity event on July 30. Kamphues ran hot and played great, which is a deadly combination for a poker player, to become the latest WPT World Online Championships winner. The final day started with 45 players in […]

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Tomi Brouk Shines Brightest on Day 1 of the WPT Shooting Stars

One of the most eagerly anticipated events on the WPT World Online Championships schedule, the WPT Shooting Stars for Charity, kicked off on July 29. The 483-strong field was an eclectic mix of top poker players and renowned celebrities from all over the world. Each paid $1,100 to participate with $100 from each buy-in being […]

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WPT World Online Championships offer $150,000 in extra value through Mike Sexton Champions Cup events

WPT Tournament of Champions seats worth $15,000 to be won as well as other prizes Following two weeks of PLO tournaments, the first major NLH events within the WPT World Online Championships schedule begin this week, with an extra $150,000 in value being given to players, as the first of five Mike Sexton WPT Champions […]

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Mark “Weazel” Rubbathan Embarks on $100K Bankroll Quest

British grinder Mark Rubbathan is a name you’re going to see a lot of at the partypoker tables. The 29-year-old from Manchester, United Kingdom, is about to start a bankroll building challenge that sees him play exclusively at partypoker. Rubbathan is affectionately known as “Weazel” to his friends and he discovered poker as a fresh-faced […]

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Mark “Weazel” Rubbathan Embarks on $100K Bankroll Quest

British grinder Mark Rubbathan is a name you’re going to see a lot of at the partypoker tables. The 29-year-old from Manchester, United Kingdom, is about to start a bankroll building challenge that sees him play exclusively at partypoker. Rubbathan is affectionately known as “Weazel” to his friends and he discovered poker as a fresh-faced […]

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Alex Manzano Crowned WPTWOC Pot-Limit Omaha Champion

Alex Manzano Crowned WPTWOC Pot-Limit Omaha Champion

Chile’s Alex Manzano is the latest partypoker player to become a World Poker Tour champion after he took down the WPT #02 Omaha Championship: $1M Gtd event. Manzano collected $176,131 for his impressive victory, which took place under the watchful eye of the excellent, ground-breaking stream on our Twitch channel. Here’s how the final table […]

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10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Exploiting an Opponent

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Exploiting an Opponent

As you’ve probably heard before: everything you do at the poker table conveys information. Anyone that has played live poker for a long time understands that humans are oftentimes bad at hiding what they are thinking. That’s why it’s so important to pay close attention to what your opponents are doing, especially in a live […]

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Pareshi Doshi Leads Star-Studded WPTWOC Omaha Championship Final Table

Pareshi Doshi Leads Star-Studded WPTWOC Omaha Championship Final Table

The second of 12 massive WPT World Online Championship (WPTWOC) Championship Events has reached its final table and was a star-studded affair it is. Only seven players remain in the hunt for the WPT #02 Omaha Championship: $1M title and its huge $196,968 top prize, although three players will walk away with six-figure prizes, which […]

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Massive Scores In The WPTWOC 7-Max Weekender Events

Massive Scores In The WPTWOC 7-Max Weekender Events

partypoker players were treated to a different tournament format in the latest round of WPT World Online Championship events with us running the WPT 7-Max Weekender. Most tournaments play out six or eight-max, so seven-max added a twist to proceedings. The tournaments were well-received and a massive $1.6 million was paid out across the three […]

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Top 5 Reasons Why the 2020 WSOP Online Has Been a Success Thus Far

Top 5 Reasons Why the 2020 WSOP Online Has Been a Success Thus Far

The 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series is unlike any previous World Series of Poker and while it has certainly had its challenges, there have been a lot of positives going for it, too.

In this op-ed, Calum Grant lists his top five reasons why the 2020 WSOP Online has been a success, including increased accessibility, Ryan Depaulo, and more.

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Famous names continue to sign up for Shooting Stars for Charity

Recognisable faces from the worlds of poker and beyond continue to get involved in Shooting Stars for Charity, with a list of new players confirmed to take part. Shooting Stars for Charity is part of the schedule for the inaugural WPT World Online Championships, and will be held across two days, from Wednesday, July 29, […]

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Paul Tedeschi: Becoming a WPTWOC Champion is Very Exciting

Paul Tedeschi became a World Poker Tour champion when he triumphed in the WPT #01 Omaha High-Low Championship. It was a result that saw Tedeschi turn his $3,200 investment into a cool $92,105 after a three-handed deal involving Dan Shak and Ansii Kinttala. Tedeschi is from Bastia, France but now calls London, UK home. The […]

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Patrick Leonard’s 4-Part Recipe for Poker Success

Patrick Leonard’s 4-Part Recipe for Poker Success

Patrick Leonard certainly knows a few things about success. The English poker pro and partypoker ambassador boasts a poker resume that speaks for itself, with nearly $14 million in career earnings. Leonard recently authored a blog post on Medium, detailing what he calls his “Four Underrated Ingredients to Success”. Inspired by his recent career-high tournament […]

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Gryko, Lehner, and Dos Santos Bag WPTWOC Omaha Opener Titles

Gryko, Lehner, and Dos Santos Bag WPTWOC Omaha Opener Titles

The $100 million guaranteed WPT World Online Championships is in the process of switching over from PLO8 to Pot-Limit Omaha. The WPT #02 Omaha Championship Event kicks off on July 25 and players from around the world prepared for it with the trio of Omaha Openers on July 23. WPT Omaha Opener: $75K Gtd Freezeout […]

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Leave Matusow Alone

Leave Matusow Alone

In this op-ed, Chris Wallace shares the details of his years-long experiences facing Mike Matusow at both the online and physical felt.

This is a detailed look at who the real Mike Matusow is from someone intimately familiar with him, as well as a strongly worded, personal plea to the poker community to leave Mike alone rather than amass to root against him and watch him struggle.

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WPTWOC Mega Sats Guarantee Millions of Dollars in Tickets in One Week

The WPT World Online Championships are now well underway, and there are many more chances for players of all bankrolls to qualify for the series every day, with millions of dollars in tournament tickets guaranteed through Mega Sats in one week. Mega Sats for the WPT Pot-Limit Omaha Championship is being held ahead of the […]

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Paul Tedeschi Wins PLO8 Championship Event at the WPTWOC

Paul Tedeschi Wins PLO8 Championship Event at the WPTWOC

The first of 12 champions in the WPT World Online Championship (WPTWOC) has been crowned and that worthy winner is none other than Paul Tedeschi. Tedeschi is better-known for his No-Limit Hold’em prowess, the game where the bulk of his $2,780,070 in live tournament winnings stems from. It was Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Low where Tedeschi excelled […]

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How to Dominate Ace-High Flops in 3-Bet Pots (Deep Analysis)

How to Dominate Ace-High Flops in 3-Bet Pots (Deep Analysis)

You need to be well-versed in 3-bet pots if you want to win in 2020. 3-bets are much more common than they used to be, which is why it’s more important than ever to know how to play well in 3-bet pots. This article will zoom in on one specific, but relatively common situation: playing […]

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Kotoviezy and Bicknell Excel in WPT Opener at WPTWOC

What an incredible day of poker we enjoyed in the WPT World Online Championships (WPTWOC) on July 20 with players from around the world padding their bankrolls with massive prizes and the first Championship Events reaching their final tables. Two members of Team partypoker will look back on the day fondly thanks to excelling in […]

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partypoker to bring new standard of online tournament streaming for WPT® World Online Championships

All championship events’ final tables to be streamed live The inaugural WPT® World Online Championships will present a new level of online tournament streaming to fans, with events being shown live on partypokerTV – partypoker’s Twitch channel – partypoker.com, YouTube and Facebook. The WPT World Online Championships will be hosted on partypoker from Friday, July […]

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Huge Value In the WPTWOC Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Low Events

The $100 million guaranteed WPT World Online Championships are underway with the first Championship Events of the series completing their opening flights. There’s some massive value in the $3,200, $320, and $33 buy-in tournaments which see their Day 1B shuffle up and deal at 19:00 CET on July 19. Find out why below. WPT #01 […]

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How to Simplify Your Poker Strategy Without Sacrificing Value

How to Simplify Your Poker Strategy Without Sacrificing Value

We all strive for simplicity in our life, but is it something to strive for in poker too? Short answer: Yes. In this article, I am going to cover some pros and cons of simplifying your poker strategy so it’s easier for you to execute in-game. Then, I’ll demonstrate the (very low) cost of simplifying […]

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Feast Your Eyes On These Awesome WPTWOC Side Events

Feast Your Eyes On These Awesome WPTWOC Side Events

You’ve already been salivating over the WPT World Online Championships Championship Event schedule and now its time to feast your eyes on the first week’s side events. The next eight weeks are going to be awesome for poker tournament specialists as we guarantee at least $100 million will be won by the time the WPT […]

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Kristen Bicknell Talks Online vs. Live Poker and the WPT World Online Championships

Kristen Bicknell Talks Online vs. Live Poker and the WPT World Online Championships

Kristen Bicknell joins us for a short interview to discuss online vs. live poker play, the upcoming World Poker Tour World Online Championships, and her feelings about being a poker ambassador in general and for partypoker specifically.

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The $100M Gtd WPTWOC: A Poker Festival How It Should Be

The $100M Gtd WPTWOC: A Poker Festival How It Should Be

The wait for the WPT World Online Championships is almost over with the first of 12 massive Championship Events shuffling up and dealing on July 18. partypoker players will have won at least $100 million between them by the time the curtain comes down on the festival on September 17. While the $100 million worth […]

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Addamo, Bujtas, and Lefrancois Bank Six-Figure Prizes

Addamo, Bujtas, and Lefrancois Bank Six-Figure Prizes

The High Roller Club continued on July 12 and saw a trio of the game’s biggest star walk away with titles and massive prizes as a result. Michael Addamo, Laszlo Bujtas, and Pascal Lefrancois all secured six-figure prizes as they were the last men standing in their respective tournaments. Let’s check out which tournaments they […]

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Romanello Runner-Up as Gostisa Leads Race For Free $30K

Romanello Runner-Up as Gostisa Leads Race For Free $30K

The race for the $30,000 top prize in the High Roller Club leaderboard is seriously heating up and the excitement is soon going to go crazy thanks to the leaderboard concluding on July 16. Some of the world’s elite superstars adorn the top 20 positions and will share $100,000 for their efforts. Rok Gostisa is […]

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An Incredible $100K Will Be Won In The WPT Online Leaderboards

An Incredible $100K Will Be Won In The WPT Online Leaderboards

Being able to play for a share of $100 million worth of guaranteed prize pools should be enough to have you clambering for your mouse and buying into the WPT World Online Championships. If not, perhaps playing for a share of $100,000 worth of cash in our brace of WPT leaderboards will be enough to […]

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Here’s How To Take On Sam Trickett With a Free $1,000!

Have you ever wished you could sit down in a high stakes cash games with Sam Trickett? We bet you have. There’s a stumbling block, for most players at least: the buy-in. That’s where this special promotion comes in because it gives you the chance to take on Sam in his own backyard and do […]

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Stephen Chidwick Takes Down Two High Roller Club Events

Stephen Chidwick is regarded as one of the greatest all-round players of all-time. He’s won more than $34.3 million in the live arena and he’s no slouch online either with more than $5.1 million in cashes. Chidwick boosted those incredible figures on July 5 by triumphing in two of our High Roller Club events! What […]

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10 Crucial Stats To Include On Your HUD In 2020

10 Crucial Stats To Include On Your HUD In 2020

Want to maximize your win-rate? Then you always need to be on the lookout for ways to exploit your opponents. One of the best ways to do that is by using a HUD. What is a HUD in poker? Short for Heads-Up Display, a HUD is a tool used in online poker games to track […]

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Foxen Wins Two More High Roller Club Events; Romanello the Bridesmaid

Foxen Wins Two More High Roller Club Events; Romanello the Bridesmaid

Alex Foxen is in scintillating form and when a man of his ability runs well there is nothing he can’t do at the poker table. Foxen won a brace of High Roller Club events on July 2, including the $10,300 buy-in Main Event. What a guy! High Roller Club: Main Event – $400K Gtd Forty-three […]

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PKO Strategy With Barry Carter

PKO Strategy With Barry Carter

I’ve long been a big fan of the Bounty Hunters at partypoker for lots of reasons, but perhaps most notably because there is no rake on the bounty element. It essentially makes them half the rake of their Vanilla MTT equivalent, which makes them automatically more profitable than at sites that charge the standard rake. […]

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Immense Value Awaits in Our Big Bounty Hunter Tournaments

Progressive Knockout (PKO) tournaments are extremely popular, especially here at partypoker. They tend to play looser because they reward aggressive play, they’re available in a wide range of buy-ins, and they make it possible to win cold, hard cash without having to reach the money places of the tournament. Big Bounty Hunter Key Facts Buy-ins […]

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$500K Guaranteed In The WPT Shooting Stars For Charity Event

Some of the most recognisable faces in poker and other stars have $500 bounties on their heads, and they’re on offer to partypoker players in the Shooting Stars for Charity tournament. As part of the inaugural WPT® World Online Championships, a series being held on partypoker, Shooting Stars for Charity will be held across two […]

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WPT World Online Championships Satellites Launched

The launch of the inaugural WPT World Online Championships is just weeks away, and partypoker is giving away $500,000 in tickets through its daily MTT schedule and satellite program. The WPT World Online Championships will run from Friday, July 17, 2020, to Tuesday, September 8, 2020, offering a guaranteed $100,000,000. With the WPT World Online Championships […]

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Artur Martirosian Wins High Roller Club Main Event; Rob Yong Second

Artur Martirosian Wins High Roller Club Main Event; Rob Yong Second

Russian superstar Artur Martirosian has been one of the world’s most in-form players for the best part of a year, racking up final tables like there are going out of fashion. He not only reached a pair of final tables in the High Roller Club events on June 30, he took one of those events […]

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Online poker apps and the agent system: Everything you need to know

Online poker apps and the agent system: Everything you need to know

The popularity of online poker apps has boomed in recent months, but there’s a lack of information on how exactly the apps operate, whether real money play is possible, and what the role of agents are in the process.

In this article, longtime industry veteran Alex Scott explains the online poker app ecosystem, how the operators make money, why the apps are so popular, and how agents facilitate real money transactions behind the scenes.

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5 Tips to Stop Bleeding Chips from the Small Blind

5 Tips to Stop Bleeding Chips from the Small Blind

The small blind is arguably the most difficult position to master in No Limit Hold’em. This position is particularly challenging for two main reasons: You are forced to pay half of a big blind without looking at your cards You play every single postflop situation with a positional disadvantage If you take this 5-step professional […]

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Jesper Hougaard on PLO: The Finns Are Absolutely Next Level

Jesper Hougaard burst onto the poker scene in 2008. The Dane won a $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em event in Las Vegas for $610,304 and his first World Series of Poker bracelet. Three months later, Hougaard became the first person to win a bracelet in Vegas and Europe when he triumphed in the £1,575 No-Limit Hold’em Event, […]

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Isaac Haxton Wins the Poker Masters Online PLO Series Main Event

Isaac Haxton Wins the Poker Masters Online PLO Series Main Event

The Poker Master Online PLO Series concluded in spectacular fashion on June 29 with the two Main Events crowning their champions. $51,000 was the buy-in for the $1.5 million guaranteed Main Event with the Mini, which was anything but, costing $5,200 and featuring a $500,000 guarantee. Team partypoker’s Isaac Haxton walked away with the Main […]

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Nick Petrangelo Pads His Bankroll With $356,500

Nick Petrangelo Pads His Bankroll With $356,500

Nick Petrangelo warmed up for the upcoming $100 million guaranteed WPT World Online Championships in style by taking down the High Roller Club: Main Event $750K Gtd for more than $350,000. Petrangelo is one of the best No-Limit Hold’em poker players in the world, one with almost $17.5 million in live poker tournament winnings. He’s […]

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Gr33nKK: Winning Was an Awesome Experience

Everyone enjoys experiencing that winning feeling, especially when what you’re winning is money. We recently switched our Cash Game Leaderboards to a daily payout structure instead of weekly to give more of our players the chance of winning a cash prize. Dutch player “Gr33nKK” was one of player who benefited from the recent switch. Gr33nKK […]

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Should He Call 3 Expensive Barrels With Middle Pair? (Analysis)

Should He Call 3 Expensive Barrels With Middle Pair? (Analysis)

When you play poker, it can be easy to feel like a one man wolfpack. Even if you get along with the people that you are playing with, at the end of the day, you are still competing against them for money. Table camaraderie only goes so far. That’s why it’s so important to network […]

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Check Out The All-New SNG and SPINS Ultra Leaderboards!

Check Out The All-New SNG and SPINS Ultra Leaderboards!

We’re relaunching our SNG, SPINS, and SPINS Ultra on June 25 and we’re sure you’re going to be delighted with their new format. Our SNG Leaderboards are undergoing a couple of changes. Firstly, the daily prize pools are being increased to $17,500 from $12,500. There are still five different leaderboards, based on the SNG buy-in, […]

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Alex Foxen Wins Another High Roller Club Event!

Alex Foxen Wins Another High Roller Club Event!

We predicted that Alex Foxen would find himself in the winner’s enclosure again before the High Roller Club concluded after he triumphed in two events on the same day. Our predictions came true on June 25 when the ridiculously talented grinder took down another $10,300 buy-in event. High Roller Club: Main Event $400K Gtd Foxen’s […]

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Race For Poker Masters Online PLO Series Purple Jacket Heats Up

The race for the coveted purple jacket awarded to the biggest points earner during the Poker Masters Online PLO Series is well and truly hotting up. Players from around the world continue to descend on partypoker each day for PLO tournaments with buy-ins from $5,200 to $25,500. Someone will walk away not only with the […]

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Take On The Norse Gods in the $300K Party Quests Ragnarök Promotion

Take On The Norse Gods in the $300K Party Quests Ragnarök Promotion

Ragnarök is a series of events in Norse mythology that results in an epic battle involving the Gods, Odin, Fenrir, Heimdall, Loki, Surtr, and Thor. It’s the Poker Gods you need to be concerned about the Party Quests: Ragnarök promotion because they stand between you and a share of the $300,000 worth of prizes on […]

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Alex Foxen Hunts Down Two More High Roller Club Titles

Alex Foxen Hunts Down Two More High Roller Club Titles

Some people are natural winners. They can seemingly turn their hand to any sport or game and dominate proceedings. Alex Foxen is one of those lucky people. Foxen is a naturally competitive person. He starred for the Boston College Eagles American football team where he won honours as a tight end / defensive tackle, and […]

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Poker Masters PLO Series: Stars Turn Out In Force For Opening Events

Pot-Limit Omaha (PLO) players are a different breed. They love the action this crazy game throws at them. Where some wither when the variance is extreme, PLO players shine and grow. They just love it. Some of the world’s best PLO players are calling partypoker home over the next few weeks thanks to the Poker […]

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Michael Addamo Crushes Sunday’s High Roller Club

Michael Addamo Crushes Sunday’s High Roller Club

The High Roller Club continued on June 21 with some massive events. Sunday are traditionally the biggest days in the online poker world and this Sunday was no exception. Dozens of the world’s best players turned out for the High Roller Club events, but it was Australian superstar Michael Addamo who shone brightest. What happened? […]

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10 Poker Mindset Mistakes to Avoid

10 Poker Mindset Mistakes to Avoid

Are mental game mistakes costing you money? In this article I’m going to discuss the most common poker mindset mistakes I see being made by online and live poker players. Whether you’re a high stakes, mid stakes, or low stakes player, you will surely recognize some of these mistakes. 1. Neglecting Your Game When Running […]

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Teun Mulder Banks Second $90K+ Score of the Week

Dutch star Teun Mulder has hit a purple patch of form and the results are devastating when a great player runs hot. Mulder took down the $5,200 High Roller Club Main Event on June 16 and saw his bankroll swell by an impressive $90,525. Last night, Mulder won another High Roller Club event and added […]

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Teun Mulder Banks Second $90K+ Score of the Week

Dutch star Teun Mulder has hit a purple patch of form and the results are devastating when a great player runs hot. Mulder took down the $5,200 High Roller Club Main Event on June 16 and saw his bankroll swell by an impressive $90,525. Last night, Mulder won another High Roller Club event and added […]

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From Magic The Gathering to Winning a Cash Game Leaderboard

Many poker players got into this crazy game after first playing the card game Magic The Gathering. Famous players who transitioned from Magic include David Williams, Adam Levy and the man with the most live poker tournament winnings of all-time, Bryn Kenney. Slovenia’s Klemen, known at partypoker as “Slurp9966” is another name who started playing […]

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Brace of High Roller Club Victories for Reeves and Eveslage

Brace of High Roller Club Victories for Reeves and Eveslage

The High Roller Club continued to produce massive prize pools on June 16 and two partypoker players managed to win two events apiece. Luke Reeves and Chad Eveslage triumphed in two events each for combined prizes worth $111,833, a great set of results for a Tuesday evening’s grind. High Roller Club: Mix-Max Warm Up $50K […]

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Top 5 Must-Play Online Poker Tournament Series for Summer 2020

Top 5 Must-Play Online Poker Tournament Series for Summer 2020

Online poker sites around the world have scheduled a bevy of tournament series to cater to the action-hungry tastes of players around the world.

Here are the top 5 online poker tournament series to check out throughout summer 2020.

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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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High Roller Club Recap: Massive Win For Haxton

High Roller Club Recap: Massive Win For Haxton

Team partypoker’s Isaac Haxton saw his bankroll swell by more than $430,000 on June 14 courtesy of the superstar taking down the $25,500 buy-in High Roller Club Main Event. High Roller Club: Main Event $1M Gtd A field of 46 players bought into the Sunday edition of the High Roller Club Main Event, a $25,500 […]

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No-Limit Hold’em Grind Pays Off For Russia’s “Somebody”

The Cash Game Leaderboards have seen dozens of partypoker players receive significant boosts to their bankrolls. Do you remember James Alsopp who won 148 buy-ins when he triumphed in a $0.10/$0.25 leaderboard? We’ve a similar story this week. Russia’s “Somebody” is known to his friends in Stavropol as Vlad. He’s known to us as a […]

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$100M WPT World Online Championship Heads to partypoker

Hold onto your hats because we’ve got some exciting news for you. partypoker and the World Poker Tour (WPT) are joining forces again to bring you the WPT World Online Championship and the schedule is nothing short of incredible. The inaugural WPT Online Series was a roaring success thanks to your support. Almost $53 million […]

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Inaugural Poker Masters Online PLO Series Has More Than $10M Gtd

Fans of Pot-Limit Omaha (PLO) around the world will flock to partypoker from June 21-18 for the inaugural Poker Masters Online Pot Limit Omaha Series. This massive PLO series follows on from the success of the first-ever Poker Masters Online Series which was a roaring success. That festival had combined guarantees of $16.5 million but […]

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Timothy Adams Among Latest High Roller Club Championship

Timothy Adams Among Latest High Roller Club Championship

The next Canada Day is on July 1 but it appears it came early because Canadians dominated proceedings in the High Roller Club events on June 11. Timothy Adams and Mark Radoja each won events, while several other Canadian stars navigated their way to final tables. Here are the highlights of the day’s action. High […]

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High Roller Club Round-Up: Brace of Titles for Eibinger

High Roller Club Round-Up: Brace of Titles for Eibinger

Matthias Eibinger is no stranger to high buy-in poker tournaments’ final tables. The Austrian is a fearless, highly-skilled competitor who is respected and feared in equal measure. Eibinger added to his already glowing reputation by winning two events on the same day, but it’s Luke Reeves who’s the man to catch at the top of […]

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Cash Game Leaderboards Payout Daily From June 15; Still Awards More Than $1M Per Month

Our Cash Game Leaderboards are changing from weekly to daily from June 15, but there’s still more than $1 million awarded every month. We have the highest monthly prize pools for cash game players of all our competitors but are making the switch to daily payouts. We know that not everyone can dedicate a full […]

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Do Online Poker Players Make Good Live Poker Players?

Do Online Poker Players Make Good Live Poker Players?

Online poker and live poker might feature the same game, but there are certainly big differences between the two and success in one doesn’t guarantee success in the other.

In this article we examine some of the differences between live and online poker and what’s required of players to make a smooth transition from one to the other.

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partypoker MILLION Gets a Revamp

Look at the partypoker tournament lobby under the partypoker MILLION filter and you’ll see our flagship tournament has undergone an overhaul. Its $215 buy-in remains the same and it’s juicy $1 million guarantee is still there for all to see, but it’s been trimmed down somewhat. The partypoker MILLION is still a multi-day event but […]

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High Roller Club Kicks Off: Malinowski Among Early Winners

High Roller Club Kicks Off: Malinowski Among Early Winners

June 7 saw the High Roller Club kick off in spectacular style. This new series runs from June 7 to July 16 and sees some massive events take place every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday. Players in the High Roller Club events earn leaderboard points for reaching the money places, with the top 20 points earners […]

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Amir Vahedi’s 3 Bluffing Tips from 2009 Stand the Test of Time

Amir Vahedi’s 3 Bluffing Tips from 2009 Stand the Test of Time

The evolution of poker strategy is fascinating. When I first started my journey into poker a few years ago, I began by reading every old book I could find. As I got more serious about poker, however, I realized that a lot of the strategy taught in these books is outdated. So when I recently […]

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Inaugural WPT Online Series Pays Out Almost $53 Million

Inaugural WPT Online Series Pays Out Almost $53 Million

Saying the WPT Online Series was a roaring success is one of the understatements of the year. The inaugural festival drew in poker players from around the world, each aiming to become a World Poker Tour champion. A total of 94-events took place across 29 days of intense poker action. Those tournaments attracted 111,183 entries […]

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Justin Bonomo Wins SHRB Online For $1,775,000

Justin Bonomo Wins SHRB Online For $1,775,000

Justin Bonomo has added the inaugural Super High Roller Bowl Online title to his already quite ridiculous poker CV. This victory is the latest in a long line of triumphs for Bonomo and saw him add another $1,775,000 to his lifetime winnings. Super High Roller Bowl Final Table Results Place Player Country Prize 1 Justin […]

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5 Advanced Poker Strategies & Tips To Supercharge Your Poker Wins

5 Advanced Poker Strategies & Tips To Supercharge Your Poker Wins

Ready for some advanced nuggets of poker wisdom that will help your game? For today’s article, I dug through Upswing’s extensive library of strategy articles and extracted five of the most important tips that have been covered over the years. While these tips cover vastly different topics, they should all play a part in your […]

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Ali Imsirovic Leads Final 13 of Super High Roller Bowl

The $3 million guaranteed Super High Roller Bowl kicked off at partypoker on June 1 and it surpassed all expectations. Some 50 players bought in for $102,000 by the time late registration closed, resulting in a $5 million prize pool! Only 13 of those starters made it through to Day 2 on June 2 and […]

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Late Surge Sees Martirosian Win SHRB Leaderboard

Everyone thought Viktor Blom would win the Super High Roller Bowl Online Series Leaderboard and gain a free $102,000 seat to the final event. And why wouldn’t you? The Swede won three events and cashed in four others. A late surge by Artur Martirosian of Russia resulted in him being pipped at the post and […]

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Bicknell Hits Form In Time for $102K Super High Roller Bowl

Bicknell Hits Form In Time for $102K Super High Roller Bowl

Team partypoker’s Kristen Bicknell looks to be hitting form at the perfect time with the $102,000 buy-in Super High Roller Bowl kicking off later this evening. The world’s number one female poker player, that’s official from Global Poker Index not just our thoughts, won more than $300,000 this weekend! SHRB #26 – Super High Roller: […]

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Poker in the Coronavirus Era: Moving Your Home Game Online

Poker in the Coronavirus Era: Moving Your Home Game Online

With people quarantined and in self-isolation the world over during the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re turning online for everything; this includes poker. Luckily it’s not only possible to play poker online, but to do so with friends via a private home game.

Private home games are flourishing these days, so here’s our guide for how to make them happen (they’re free and can be played from anywhere in the world) as well as how to get the most out of the experience.

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Viktor Blom Wins Again! Secures Third SHRB Title

Is there a poker player in better form than Viktor Blom anywhere in the world? We don’t think so. The talented Swede took down his third Super High Roller Bowl event on May 30, taking his earnings for the series to an incredible $1,527,000! SHRB #21 – High Roller: $500K Gtd [8-Max, 2-Day Event] Blom’s […]

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Blom Does It Again! Swede Wins Another SHRB Event

Viktor Blom’s incredible run of form in the Super High Roller Bowl Online series continued on May 28th with his second victory. The popular Swedish superstar has now won almost $990,000 in the space of three days. Blom won the eighth SHRB event for $213,750 and then finished as the runner-up to Dan Smith in […]

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Jareth East Wins WPTDeepStacks For a Massive $557K

Jareth East Wins WPTDeepStacks For a Massive $557K

Jareth East secured the largest score of his career so far when he became the WPT Online Series WPTDeepStacks champion on May 28. It took three days of intense poker action to reduce the 3,554-strong field to the last man standing and that man was British star East. WPT #40 – WPTDeepStacks: $3M Gtd Eighteen […]

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Ludovic Geilich Becomes a SHRB Champion!

Team partypoker’s Ludovic Gelich will wake up a happy man today thanks to becoming a Super High Roller Bowl Online champion on May 27. Geilich got his hands on almost $240,000 for his impressive victory, one of the largest scores of his career to date. SHRB #12 – High Roller: $500K Gtd [6-Max, 2-Day Event] […]

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Super High Roller Bowl: Massive Day for Viktor Blom

Super High Roller Bowl: Massive Day for Viktor Blom

The Super High Roller Bowl online continued on May 26 and saw three of the game’s legitimate superstars get their hands on six-figure prizes and SHRB title. Viktor Blom was one such player, topping a field of 75 entrants in the SHRB #09 – High Roller: $500K Gtd 8-max event. This tournament had a $500,000 […]

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WPT Online Series: Maksim Bukreev Leads WPTDeepStacks Final 18

The focus of the WPT Online Series has been on the massive WPTDeepStacks for the past couple days with attempts made to reach the final table. A bumper crowd of 3,554 players have been whittled to a more manageable 18 and it’s Russia’s Maksim Bukreev who is the chip leader right now. Bukreev returns to […]

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RecPoker Podcast | Ep 180 – Facing Frequent Shoves Online

RecPoker Podcast | Ep 180 – Facing Frequent Shoves Online

On RecPoker Podcast episode #180, the panel discusses how to handle the situation that comes up often in long re-entry, big field, small buy-in tournaments online; and that situation is having those players that frequently are shoving 30, 40, even 70 big blind stacks over an open raise. It can be frustrating to face, but what do we do?

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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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Daniel Dvoress Bags a Massive $614K Prize!

Daniel Dvoress Bags a Massive $614K Prize!

The inaugural Super High Roller Bowl Online Series continues at partypoker on May 25 and saw another three champions crowned. One of those champions, Daniel Dvoress, got his hands on the biggest prize of the series so far, one that weighed in at almost $614,000! SHRB #05 – Super High Roller: $1M Gtd [6-Max, 2-Day […]

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