$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 […]

The post $500K Guaranteed In The WPT Shooting Stars For Charity Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post WPT World Online Championships Satellites Launched appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Artur Martirosian Wins High Roller Club Main Event; Rob Yong Second appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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.

The post Online poker apps and the agent system: Everything you need to know appeared first on Cardplayer Lifestyle Poker Blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post 5 Tips to Stop Bleeding Chips from the Small Blind appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

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, […]

The post Jesper Hougaard on PLO: The Finns Are Absolutely Next Level appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Isaac Haxton Wins the Poker Masters Online PLO Series Main Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Nick Petrangelo Pads His Bankroll With $356,500 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Gr33nKK: Winning Was an Awesome Experience appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Should He Call 3 Expensive Barrels With Middle Pair? (Analysis) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

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, […]

The post Check Out The All-New SNG and SPINS Ultra Leaderboards! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Alex Foxen Wins Another High Roller Club Event! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Race For Poker Masters Online PLO Series Purple Jacket Heats Up appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Take On The Norse Gods in the $300K Party Quests Ragnarök Promotion appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Alex Foxen Hunts Down Two More High Roller Club Titles appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Poker Masters PLO Series: Stars Turn Out In Force For Opening Events appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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? […]

The post Michael Addamo Crushes Sunday’s High Roller Club appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post 10 Poker Mindset Mistakes to Avoid appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

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 […]

The post Teun Mulder Banks Second $90K+ Score of the Week appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Teun Mulder Banks Second $90K+ Score of the Week appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post From Magic The Gathering to Winning a Cash Game Leaderboard appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Brace of High Roller Club Victories for Reeves and Eveslage appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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.

The post Top 5 Must-Play Online Poker Tournament Series for Summer 2020 appeared first on Cardplayer Lifestyle Poker Blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Doulas12 Becomes First Diamond Club Elite Cash Game Player of 2020 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post High Roller Club Recap: Massive Win For Haxton appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post No-Limit Hold’em Grind Pays Off For Russia’s “Somebody” appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$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 […]

The post $100M WPT World Online Championship Heads to partypoker appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Inaugural Poker Masters Online PLO Series Has More Than $10M Gtd appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Timothy Adams Among Latest High Roller Club Championship appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post High Roller Club Round-Up: Brace of Titles for Eibinger appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Cash Game Leaderboards Payout Daily From June 15; Still Awards More Than $1M Per Month appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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.

The post Do Online Poker Players Make Good Live Poker Players? appeared first on Cardplayer Lifestyle Poker Blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post partypoker MILLION Gets a Revamp appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post High Roller Club Kicks Off: Malinowski Among Early Winners appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Amir Vahedi’s 3 Bluffing Tips from 2009 Stand the Test of Time appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

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 […]

The post Inaugural WPT Online Series Pays Out Almost $53 Million appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Justin Bonomo Wins SHRB Online For $1,775,000 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post 5 Advanced Poker Strategies & Tips To Supercharge Your Poker Wins appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

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 […]

The post Ali Imsirovic Leads Final 13 of Super High Roller Bowl appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Late Surge Sees Martirosian Win SHRB Leaderboard appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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: […]

The post Bicknell Hits Form In Time for $102K Super High Roller Bowl appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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.

The post Poker in the Coronavirus Era: Moving Your Home Game Online appeared first on Cardplayer Lifestyle Poker Blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Viktor Blom Wins Again! Secures Third SHRB Title appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Blom Does It Again! Swede Wins Another SHRB Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Jareth East Wins WPTDeepStacks For a Massive $557K appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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] […]

The post Ludovic Geilich Becomes a SHRB Champion! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Super High Roller Bowl: Massive Day for Viktor Blom appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post WPT Online Series: Maksim Bukreev Leads WPTDeepStacks Final 18 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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?

The post RecPoker Podcast | Ep 180 – Facing Frequent Shoves Online appeared first on Cardplayer Lifestyle Poker Blog.

Read More

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, […]

The post Check Out These Awesome New partypoker Features appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Daniel Dvoress Bags a Massive $614K Prize! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Dear Mr. Adelson

Dear Mr. Adelson

Sheldon Adelson has long been opposed to legalizing online poker in the United States on a federal level. As his opposition is perhaps the biggest obstacle to that occurring, this letter is an open invitation asking that he reconsider his position and instead work together with poker industry experts to help facilitate legislation in favor.

Moving forward from the status quo must begin with an open and honest discussion. This letter represents a true olive branch, acknowledging Mr. Adelson’s concerns, and earnestly hoping to achieve the start of genuine engagement.

The post Dear Mr. Adelson appeared first on Cardplayer Lifestyle Poker Blog.

Read More

Super High Roller Bowl Gets Off to a Flying Start

Super High Roller Bowl Gets Off to a Flying Start

The massive Super High Roller Bowl is underway with three champions crowned and another three huge events set to crown their champions on May 25. Jans Arends, Chris Hunichen, and Sergi Reixach won the first trio of events, let’s see how they all went down. SHRB #01 – High Roller: $500K Gtd The $10,300 buy-in […]

The post Super High Roller Bowl Gets Off to a Flying Start appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WPT Online Championship Victory Is Jeppsson’s Career Highlight

Christian Jeppsson has won dozens and dozens of online poker tournaments during his long and illustrious career. Better-known as “eisenhower1”, his famous online moniker, Jeppsson has terrorised the game’s elite for more than a decade. Last week, Jeppsson walked away with a massive $923,785 prize and the title of WPT Online Championship champion. Winning close […]

The post WPT Online Championship Victory Is Jeppsson’s Career Highlight appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WPT Online Series: Jason Mericer Wins PLO High Roller Event

Several huge events crowned their champions in the WPT Online Series on May 22 with a legitimate superstar of poker taking down the $10,300 PLO High Roller event for $279,265. Let’s check out all the latest from this incredible online poke tournament festival. WPT #46 – PLO High Roller: $1M Gtd [2-Day Event] Some 101 […]

The post WPT Online Series: Jason Mericer Wins PLO High Roller Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Why Coffee is Hurting Your Poker Results

Why Coffee is Hurting Your Poker Results

Hey there, Upswing fam! Today we’re mixing things up with a guest article by “Coach” Bahman Zarghami that will help you with your mental game. Even if you don’t want to give up your daily coffee, this short article is worth a read so you can better understand stress and anxiety as they relate to […]

The post Why Coffee is Hurting Your Poker Results appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Croatia’s Jure Kvartuc Is Dreaming Of Las Vegas

Almost every poker player you talk to has either visited Las Vegas or has a trip to Sin City as part of their bucket list. This is true of Croatia’s Jure “ProJK” Kvartuc who hopes to win enough from playing online poker to head to Nevada with his girlfriend next summer. “I want to achieve […]

The post Croatia’s Jure Kvartuc Is Dreaming Of Las Vegas appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Christian Jeppsson Wins WPT Online Championship

Christian Jeppsson Wins WPT Online Championship

Dwight D. Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States and is a legendary figure. Eisenhower is also the alias Christian Jeppsson is known as in online poker circles. Jeppsson took another step forward to legend status on May 20 when he was crowned the WPT Online Championship champion, an accolade that came with […]

The post Christian Jeppsson Wins WPT Online Championship appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Christian Jeppsson Leads WPT Online Championship Final Table

The $5 million guaranteed WPT Online Championship has reached its eight-handed final table and what a final table it’s turned out to be. On May 20, those eight players return to the partypoker virtual felt and compete for a gargantuan top prize worth $1,048,087. WPT Online Championship Final Table Place Player Country Chips 1 Christian […]

The post Christian Jeppsson Leads WPT Online Championship Final Table appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Hungariy’s Balazs Szabo Loves the Cash Game Leaderboards

We love hearing about our players’ success stories. It doesn’t matter if they’ve triumphed in a $0.50 tournament, or have crushed $2/$5 PLO cash games. Every victory is a reason to celebrate. One partypoker player whose success we’re celebrating right now is Balazs “TheNitor” Szabo. The Hungarian student recently won the $0.02/$0.05 No-Limit Hold’em Cash […]

The post Hungariy’s Balazs Szabo Loves the Cash Game Leaderboards appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WPT Online Series: Sam Greenwood Leads $5M Gtd Championship

WPT Online Series: Sam Greenwood Leads $5M Gtd Championship

There are few poker titles that Sam Greenwood hasn’t managed to get hold of yet in his glistening career. He’s triumphed in major tournaments around the world, including partypoker LIVE events. Now he’s on course to add the WPT Online Championship to his already ridiculous poker resume. Only 34 opponents stand between Greenwood and the […]

The post WPT Online Series: Sam Greenwood Leads $5M Gtd Championship appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Jeff Gross Finishes Third in the Big Game For $129K

Jeff Gross Finishes Third in the Big Game For $129K

Team Online’s Jeff “JeffGross” Gross streamed his big Sunday session on Twitch on May 17 and his legion of followers received a real treat. Gross managed to navigate his way to the final table of the Big Game Phase Final Final Table where the least he could take home was $25,656. With $255,280 up top, […]

The post Jeff Gross Finishes Third in the Big Game For $129K appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WPT Online Series: Leo Fernandez Tops Championship Day 1B

Argentina’s Leo Fernandez won the WPT Online Series Opening Event at the start of the festival and last night topped the Day 1B chip counts in the $5 million guaranteed WPT Online Championship. The tournament has attracted 1,590 players across two of its four flights, and $4,770,000 of the $5 million guarantee has been collected. […]

The post WPT Online Series: Leo Fernandez Tops Championship Day 1B appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WPT Online Series: Elio Fox Takes Down Super High Roller

Elio Fox has $565,500 reasons to be happy this morning thanks to him coming out on top of a star-studded field in the huge $25,500 Super High Roller event. It’s the Canada-based New Yorker’s largest-ever online cash! WPT #32 – Super High Roller: $2M Gtd There were 87 entries in the $25,500 Super High Roller, […]

The post WPT Online Series: Elio Fox Takes Down Super High Roller appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WPT Online Series: Malinowski Wins Latest High Roller

It was business as usual for the WPT Online Series on May 14 with massive prizes awarded to some of the game’s elite players. Poland’s Wiktor Malinowski got his hands on the biggest prize of the day, let’s check out what he won and how. WPT #29 – High Roller: $1M Gtd A field of […]

The post WPT Online Series: Malinowski Wins Latest High Roller appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WPT Online Series: High Roller Sees Hungarian One-Two

The WPT Online Series continued at partypoker on May 13 and saw another handful of champions crowned. It also saw dozens of partypoker players pad their bankrolls with impressive scores, including a brace of Hungarian pros in the $5,200 buy-in High Roller. WPT #27 – High Roller: $1M Gtd [2-Day Event] Some 202 players parted […]

The post WPT Online Series: High Roller Sees Hungarian One-Two appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WPT Online Series: Fabio Sperling Wins WPT500!

What an incredible day May 12 was for the WPT Online Series. The WPT500 crowned its champion, as did the PLO High Roller and a handful of other tournaments. Fabio Sperling won the WPT500 after a four-handed deal that saw more than $900,000 distributed! Let’s take a closer look at how things went down. WPT […]

The post WPT Online Series: Fabio Sperling Wins WPT500! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WPT Online Series Round-Up: Treccarich Leads WPT500 Final 9

WPT Online Series Round-Up: Treccarich Leads WPT500 Final 9

The 2020 WPT Online Series is preparing to payout its biggest prize yet thanks to the WPT500 the final nine players. A massive $371,321 stands to be won, but who will get their hands on this life-changing prize? WPT #03 – WPT500: $2M Gtd The massive 4,828-strong field in the WPT500 has been reduced to […]

The post WPT Online Series Round-Up: Treccarich Leads WPT500 Final 9 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WPT Online Series: Niklas Astedt Wins Weekender for $175K

WPT Online Series: Niklas Astedt Wins Weekender for $175K

There was plenty of action in the WPT Online Series over the weekend with some massive prizes won. The $5 million guaranteed WPT Online Series Championship also kicked off with the first of four starting flights. WPT #15 – Weekender Final Day: $500K Gtd The $1,050 Weekender’s final day took place on May 10 and […]

The post WPT Online Series: Niklas Astedt Wins Weekender for $175K appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Charlie Carrel Wins the WPT Online Series Super High Roller

Charlie Carrel Wins the WPT Online Series Super High Roller

Charlie Carrel is one of the world’s best poker tournament players and he really shone in the 14th event of the WPT Online Series, the $25,500 buy-in Super High Roller. WPT #14 – Super High Roller: $2M Gtd A cool $2 million was guaranteed but a 98-strong field create a guarantee-busting $2,450,000 prize pool. This […]

The post Charlie Carrel Wins the WPT Online Series Super High Roller appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WPT Online. Данчев и Хартманн поделили в хедз-апе “пятёрки”

WPT Online. Данчев и Хартманн поделили в хедз-апе “пятёрки”

Состоялся один из самых насыщенных дней на серии WPT Online, ведь закончилось сразу семь турниров, причём четыре из них были однодневными. В прямом эфире на Twitch всё внимание было сосредоточено на хайроллерах – развязке $5,200 и первом дне $10,300. В 21:00 по московскому времени начнётся новый эфир со схожей программой – развязка $10,300 и старт […]

The post WPT Online. Данчев и Хартманн поделили в хедз-апе “пятёрки” appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WPT Online Series: Pascal Hartmann Wins $1M Gtd High Roller

It was another bumper day of action in the WPT Online Series events with several massive scores awarded to players from all corners of the world. Two members of Team partypoker came agonisingly close to securing titles in the High Roller event, who were they? WPT #09 – High Roller: $1M Gtd Pascal Hartmann helped […]

The post WPT Online Series: Pascal Hartmann Wins $1M Gtd High Roller appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Now Is The Time to Join The Party: It’s the $2M Defection Party

Are you fed up of your online poker operator only caring about the rake you generate? Tired of feeling like you’re just a number on a database somewhere? Sick of never having your feedback heard? Well now is the time to change all that. Now is the time to join the party and experience poker […]

The post Now Is The Time to Join The Party: It’s the $2M Defection Party appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WPT Online Series Day 3: PLO High Roller Title for Amundsgaard

Day 3 of the WPT Online Series saw another partypoker players become World Poker Tour champions. Players from around the world continue to support this superb festival, resulting in guarantees being exceeded. Let’s see who got their hands on titles and bankroll-boosting sums of money on Day 3 of the WPT Online Series. WPT #06 […]

The post WPT Online Series Day 3: PLO High Roller Title for Amundsgaard appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WATCH: Staples, Guilbert, and Paris Reach MILLION Final Table While Streaming!

WATCH: Staples, Guilbert, and Paris Reach MILLION Final Table While Streaming!

The partypoker MILLION is a special tournament, but the most recent edition had even more pizazz. Three of the talented players who navigated their way to the final table did so while streaming on their Twitch channels, including our very own Matthew Staples. Twitch continues to be an extremely popular platform for poker players to […]

The post WATCH: Staples, Guilbert, and Paris Reach MILLION Final Table While Streaming! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

WPT Online Series: Leo Fernandez Wins WPT Opener

The WPT Online Series crowned its first champions on May 4 as the Opener, Mini Opener and Knockout concluded. That quartet of winners walked away with almost $750,000 between them! WPT #01 – Opener: $2M Gtd Argentina’s Leo Fernandez got his hands on the massive $409,638 first-place prize in the $2 million guaranteed Opener. The […]

The post WPT Online Series: Leo Fernandez Wins WPT Opener appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Healthy Betting Habits Are Vitally Important

It is vitally important to have a healthy relationship with all forms of gambling, bet that sports betting, online casino games, or playing online poker. Now, more than ever, in these unprecedented times, you need to keep your betting in control. You Are In Control Many of our customers are stuck indoors right now and […]

The post Healthy Betting Habits Are Vitally Important appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Matthew Staples Wins $93,000 From the partypoker MILLION!

What a weekend Team Online’s Matthew “MatthewStaples” Staples had. One minutes he’s sitting down to play in the final of the $1 million guaranteed partypoker MILLION, the next he’s getting his hands on his largest online score yet. Staples was one of the 1,015 players who made it through to the final day’s action. The […]

The post Matthew Staples Wins $93,000 From the partypoker MILLION! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Love partypoker? Refer-a-Friend and Receive Up To $2,500 Per Week!

Poker is a fantastic game that is even more fun when played with friends. Now playing at partypoker with your friends can be lucrative because of our new Refer-A-Friend programme. Refer-A-Friend has landed and you’re going to love it, or at least your bankroll will. We’ll pay you for every player you help join partypoker. […]

The post Love partypoker? Refer-a-Friend and Receive Up To $2,500 Per Week! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Brazil’s “B1ack_b1rd” Says Cash Game Leaderboards are Sensational!

“Sensational” is how Brazilian grinder Leonardo “B1ack_b1rd” Santos describes our Cash Game Leaderboards. He may be a little biased because he recently topped the $1/$2 No-Limit Hold’em race and secured a $7,500 payday. Leonardo is a 30-year-old cash game pro who lives in Aruja, Sao Paulo with his wife of three years and their one-year-old […]

The post Brazil’s “B1ack_b1rd” Says Cash Game Leaderboards are Sensational! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: Two Final Tables For Romanello

POWERFEST Round-Up: Two Final Tables For Romanello

Team partypoker’s Roberto Romanello navigated his way to a brace of POWERFEST final tables on April 27 as the epic series heads towards its conclusion. Ryan Schoonbaert of our Twitch Team also found himself in the limelight in a high stakes PLO tournament. POWERFEST: $60K Gtd NLHE 8-Max Deepstack Romanello’s first final table appearance of […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: Two Final Tables For Romanello appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Super High Roller Bowl Online Series Heads to partypoker

We’re delighted to announce even more high stakes No-Limit Hold’em tournament action is coming to partypoker in May. The inaugural Super High Roller Bowl Online Series heads to partypoker in partnership with Poker Central. More than $20 million is guaranteed across 28 high roller events between May 23 and June 1. Buy-ins for this fantastic […]

The post Super High Roller Bowl Online Series Heads to partypoker appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-up: Another Title For Joao Simao

POWERFEST Round-up: Another Title For Joao Simao

April 26 was a massive day for partypoker’s tournament players. POWERFEST continued smashing its guaranteed and the Poker Masters came to a thrilling conclusion. There was another POWERFEST title for Team partypoker’s Joao Simao, there’s simply no stopping the Brazilian sensation! POWERFEST: $150K Gtd 8-Max PKO Some 1,676 players bought into the $150K Gtd 8-Max […]

The post POWERFEST Round-up: Another Title For Joao Simao appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Linus Loeliger Wins Massive Poker Masters Main Event For $1.1M

Linus Loeliger Wins Massive Poker Masters Main Event For $1.1M

Linus Loeliger is the 2020 Poker Masters Online Main Event champion, an accolade that came with an enormous $1,097,250 prize! It was an incredible result for one of the game’s most highly rated poker tournament players. Here’s how things went down. Poker Masters #29: $2M Gtd NLHE 8-Max Main Event The Poker Masters Main Event […]

The post Linus Loeliger Wins Massive Poker Masters Main Event For $1.1M appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

“The Best Thing That’s Happened to Online Poker”

Our Cash Game leaderboards continue to give partypoker players’ bankroll a massive boost. Any partypoker cash game player can win regardless of the stakes they play for. Our leaderboards run from $0.01/$0.02 stakes up to $2/$5 to give everyone the chance of winning. One recent winner was Brennan Jeancart, a 24-year-old from the amazingly-named Moose […]

The post “The Best Thing That’s Happened to Online Poker” appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Kanit and Imsirovic Bank Another Poker Masters Title

Kanit and Imsirovic Bank Another Poker Masters Title

Mustapha Kanit and Ali Imsirovic helped themselves to their second Poker Masters Online titles of the series, doing so in style on April 25. Both players are respected and feared in equal measures and it is easy to see why. Let’s check out which events they took down. Poker Masters #28: $500K Gtd NLHE 6-Max […]

The post Kanit and Imsirovic Bank Another Poker Masters Title appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Samuel Vousden Banks $520,000 in the Poker Masters

Samuel Vousden Banks $520,000 in the Poker Masters

There are some exceptional Finnish high stakes poker players. We have one, Joni Jouhkimainen, in our ranks. There’s something about Finnish players that makes them fearless at the tables. Just ask those players who competed in the $25,500 NLHE 8-Max Poker Masters event on April 24. Poker Masters #25 $1M Gtd NLHE 8-Max Event #25 […]

The post Samuel Vousden Banks $520,000 in the Poker Masters appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Lefrancois Bags Second Poker Masters Title

Lefrancois Bags Second Poker Masters Title

Pascal Lefrancois has won his second Poker Masters event of the series, this one being even more impressive than the last. It must be the six-handed format that the French-Canadian loves because he took down the $500K Gtd NLHE 6-Max last week and yesterday won the $25,500 PLO 6-Max! Poker Masters #23: $1M Gtd PLO […]

The post Lefrancois Bags Second Poker Masters Title appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Dan Smith Banks a Massive $511K Poker Masters Score!

Dan Smith Banks a Massive $511K Poker Masters Score!

Two more massive Poker Masters crowned their champions on April 22 as another $2,345,000 was awarded. Dan Smith was the main beneficiary of these huge events and he took down the $25,500 buy-in tournament and saw $511,875 wing its way to his partypoker account. Poker Masters #21: $1M Gtd NLHE 8-Max $25,500 was the buy-in […]

The post Dan Smith Banks a Massive $511K Poker Masters Score! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

James Alsop Wins 148 Buy-ins On Way to Cash Game Leaderboard Victory!

James Alsop Wins 148 Buy-ins On Way to Cash Game Leaderboard Victory!

You probably already know the Cash Game Leaderboards are incredible value, but ask James Alsop if you need a second opinion. The 30-year-old poker pro, who hails from Brighton, padded his bankroll with almost 150 buy-ins by taking down the $0.10/$0.25 leaderboard. James first discovered poker when he was still at school and spent most […]

The post James Alsop Wins 148 Buy-ins On Way to Cash Game Leaderboard Victory! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Steve O’Dwyer and Pauli Ayras Secure Huge Poker Masters Scores

The Poker Masters Online resumed on April 21 after one-day hiatus. The rest did the players the world of good because they turned out in force for the brace of tournaments on offer. Eighty-six players piled into the $10,300 NLHE 6-Max event to create a guarantee-busting $860,000 prize pool. Another 77-players exchanged $25,500 for the […]

The post Steve O’Dwyer and Pauli Ayras Secure Huge Poker Masters Scores appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: Jouhkimainen Locks Up Mix-Max Title

April 20 was a great day to be a member of Team partypoker, particularly in the $1,050 Mix-Max event. It was taken down by Joni Jouhkimainen and the final table features two of our other pros! POWERFEST: $75K Gtd 8-6 Mix-Max PKO Fast Seventy-six players bought into this event for $1,050 and the final table […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: Jouhkimainen Locks Up Mix-Max Title appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Team partypoker’s Jason Koon Wins $1M Gtd Poker Masters Event

Team partypoker’s Jason Koon Wins $1M Gtd Poker Masters Event

Team partypoker’s Jason Koon is an absolute beast of a live poker tournament player. He’s not too shabby at online poker either as it turns out as is evident by him taking down a massive Poker Masters tournament on April 19. Poker Masters #16: $1M Gtd NLHE 8-Max It cost $25,500 to buy into the […]

The post Team partypoker’s Jason Koon Wins $1M Gtd Poker Masters Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Kanit and Adams Crowned Poker Masters Champions

Kanit and Adams Crowned Poker Masters Champions

Two Goliaths of poker secured Poker Masters titles on April 18 as Mustapha Kanit and Timothy Adams swept aside all who took them on. Kanit walked away with $279,300 for his victory while Adams banked $243,988. Poker Masters #14: $500K Gtd NLHE 8-Max The 14th Poker Masters Online event may have had a $500,000 guaranteed […]

The post Kanit and Adams Crowned Poker Masters Champions appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Ludovic Geilich Banks $81,600 in Poker Master Event 13

Ludovic Geilich Banks $81,600 in Poker Master Event 13

Team partypoker’s Ludovic Geilich narrowly missed out on Poker Masters glory on April 17 but did have $81,600 reasons to be happy with his performance. Poker Masters #13: $500K Gtd NLHE 6-Max The 13th event of the massive Poker Masters online series was a $10,300 buy-in six-handed no-limit hold’em tournament with $500,000 guaranteed. Sixty-eight players […]

The post Ludovic Geilich Banks $81,600 in Poker Master Event 13 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Grand Prix Online Series Visits Five Regions Simultaneously!

The Grand Prix returns and does so with a bang, visiting five different regions at once. Keep your schedules free from May 3-10 because that’s when each of the five Grand Prix takes place. Each Grand Prix has 19 Day 1s to choose from. Play one or play them all but you can only take […]

The post Grand Prix Online Series Visits Five Regions Simultaneously! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Poker Masters Online: Aussies Dominate; Wins for Addamo and Burns

Poker Masters Online: Aussies Dominate; Wins for Addamo and Burns

The Poker Masters attracts players from all four corners of the globe. The lure of playing for big money and against the world’s elite grinders is extremely strong. Two more $10,300 buy-in Poker Masters events crowned their champions last night. Both those champions hail from sunny Australia, although both now reside elsewhere. Who as the […]

The post Poker Masters Online: Aussies Dominate; Wins for Addamo and Burns appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: Wins For Pavlovic and Simao

Team Online’s Hristivoje “All_In_PAV” Pavlovic and Team partypoker’s Joao “brjoaosimao” Simao helped themselves to POWERFEST titles on April 16, while Ludovic “Gr4vyBo4t” Geilich came close to securing a victory of his own. POWERFEST: $200K Gtd 6-Max PKO The $530 buy-in POWERFEST: $200K Gtd 6-Max PKO drew in a 448-strong crowd and it was our very […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: Wins For Pavlovic and Simao appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: VAMOS! Nomura Triumphs Again!

POWERFEST Round-Up: VAMOS! Nomura Triumphs Again!

Brazilian sensation Renato “renatonomura” Nomura helped himself to yet another major online poker tournament title at partypoker on April 15 when he got his hands on yet another POWERFEST first-place prize. Nomura’s teammate Ludovic “Gr4vyBo4t” Geilich twice came close to victory, once in a $2,100 and again in a $1,050 buy-in event. Which ones? Let’s […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: VAMOS! Nomura Triumphs Again! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Jouhkimainen and Lefrancois Land Poker Masters Titles

Jouhkimainen and Lefrancois Land Poker Masters Titles

Team partypoker’s Joni Jouhkimainen became a Poker Masters champion on April 15 and was joined in the winner’s circle by Pascal Lefrancois, a former champion of the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final! Poker Masters #08: $500K Gtd NLHE 8-Max Poker Masters #08: $500K Gtd NLHE 8-Max attracted a field of 104 entrants who created a […]

The post Jouhkimainen and Lefrancois Land Poker Masters Titles appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Cash Game Leaderboard Winner vorosbarnavarga With Some Solid Advice

We’re proud of the fact that our players come from around the world and from all walks of life. Not all our winners are 20-something mathematics wizards, many have normal jobs and just love to play poker in the evenings. One such recent winner is Hungarian “vorosbarnavarga” who started playing poker back in 2008 after […]

The post Cash Game Leaderboard Winner vorosbarnavarga With Some Solid Advice appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Alexandros Kolonias Becomes a Poker Masters Champion

Alexandros Kolonias Becomes a Poker Masters Champion

Two more of poker’s top players became Poker Masters champions on April 14 as the series awarded another $1,830,000. Some of the world’s most recognisable poker players descended on partypoker for another night of high stakes action. Here’s how it went down. Poker Masters 07: $500K Gtd NLHE 6-Max Greece’s Alexandros Kolonias (pictured) must have […]

The post Alexandros Kolonias Becomes a Poker Masters Champion appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

How to Avoid the Unhealthy Mindset That Tortures Poker Players

How to Avoid the Unhealthy Mindset That Tortures Poker Players

If you want longevity in poker, you need to have a strong mental game. Among other things, that means you have to find be able to self-criticize (so you can grow as a player) while not self-shaming. Way too many poker players are extremely harsh and critical of themselves. Such a mindset may help in […]

The post How to Avoid the Unhealthy Mindset That Tortures Poker Players appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Bill Perkins Next in Line for The Galfond Challenge

partypoker to host next showdown in high-stakes cash game series Can anyone stop Phil Galfond in The Galfond Challenge? Bill Perkins is the latest player to throw his hat into the ring, and the high-stakes PLO cash game begins today on partypoker. The Galfond Challenge sees the three-time WSOP bracelet winner play seven high-stakes online […]

The post Bill Perkins Next in Line for The Galfond Challenge appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Poker Masters Victories For Watson and Nemeth

Poker Masters Victories For Watson and Nemeth

The inaugural Poker Masters Online continued on April 13 with two more high stakes events. This brace of tournaments had combined guarantees weighing in at $1 million, but $1,850,000 was awarded thanks to some of the world’s biggest stars heading to partypoker. Michael Watson Wins Poker Masters Event #4 The fourth event of the series […]

The post Poker Masters Victories For Watson and Nemeth appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

UK NHS Charity Tournament Takes Place April 16

Keep your diaries free at 20:30 BST on Thursday 16 April because there’s a special charity tournament that needs your support. The UK NHS Charity Tournament shuffles up at deals at 20:30 BST prompt and costs exactly £50 to enter. Should you somehow dust off your generous stack of 50,000 tournament chips during the first […]

The post UK NHS Charity Tournament Takes Place April 16 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

William Foxen Among the First Poker Master Online Championship

William Foxen Among the First Poker Master Online Championship

Just when you thought the action at partypoker couldn’t get any bigger, the inaugural Poker Masters Online kicked off with the first three of 30 events. That trio of high stakes tournaments paid out more than $2.9 million and William Foxen got his hands on a massive prize worth almost $310,000! Poker Masters #03: $250K […]

The post William Foxen Among the First Poker Master Online Championship appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: Jordan Drummond Secures a Title

The massive POWERFEST continued on April 12 and it was another day of intense action. While Pablo Brito Silva was busy winning the 2020 Irish Open Main Event, Team Online’s Jordan “The_Undecided” Drummond was on his way securing a POWERFEST title! POWERFEST: $200K Gtd 8-Max PKO Some 204 players ponied up the $1,050 buy-in in […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: Jordan Drummond Secures a Title appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Brazil’s Pablo Brito Silva Wins 2020 Irish Open Main Event

Brazil’s Pablo Brito Silva Wins 2020 Irish Open Main Event

Pablo Brito Silva is the man that goes down in the history books as the winner of the first-ever online Irish Open Main Event. The man who calls Bahia, Brazil home outlasted a star-studded field of 2,945 players to secure the gigantic €462,099 first-place prize. 2020 Irish Open Main Event Final Table Results Place Player […]

The post Brazil’s Pablo Brito Silva Wins 2020 Irish Open Main Event appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Two Cash Game Leaderboard Winners Love All The Action

Our Cash Game Leaderboards continue to pay $250,000 every week and players from around the world are padding their bankrolls with bags of cash. One of those players is “Iwannagethigh” from Belgorod, Russia, who recently won the $0.02/$0.05 Pot-Limit Omaha leaderboard and banked a cool $500, or 1,000 big blinds! Poker has been this Russian’s […]

The post Two Cash Game Leaderboard Winners Love All The Action appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Sihao Zhange Leads Final 51 in Irish Open Main Event; €462K Up Top

Saying the 2020 Irish Open Online Main Event has been a success is one of the understatements of the year. The €1 million guarantee was blown out of the water thanks to the incredible support shown by our players. Some 2,945 players bought in for €1,100 and created a €2,945,000 prize pool, almost three-times the […]

The post Sihao Zhange Leads Final 51 in Irish Open Main Event; €462K Up Top appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

2020 Irish Open: Victory For Krashennikova; Main Event is Massive!

The 2020 Irish Open continued online at partypoker on April 9 and it was another superb day of intense poker action. Two more champions were crowned and the Irish Open Main Event completely obliterated its €1 million guarantee with two starting flights remaining! 2020 Irish Open Event #11: €25,000 Gtd Ladies Eighty-two ladies bought into […]

The post 2020 Irish Open: Victory For Krashennikova; Main Event is Massive! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: Big Scores for Nomura and Gross

POWERFEST Round-Up: Big Scores for Nomura and Gross

Team partypoker’s Renato Nomura and Jeff Gross continue to tear up the POWERFEST. The talented duo navigated their way to another final table each and both walked away with almost $20,000 to show for their efforts. POWERFEST: $100K Gtd 8-6 Mix-Max Deepstack Our Mix-Max tournaments are popular with our players thanks to them having the […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: Big Scores for Nomura and Gross appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

2020 Irish Open: Massive Turn Out For Day 1A; Vieira Wins €2K High Roller

The 2020 Irish Open continued on April 8 and what a fantastic day of poker it was. The €1 million guaranteed Irish Open Main Event’s first starting flight attracted a field of 831, meaning €831,000 is already in the prize pool with three more Day 1s to go! Germany’s Philipp Krist started his quest for […]

The post 2020 Irish Open: Massive Turn Out For Day 1A; Vieira Wins €2K High Roller appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Leveling: How Thinking Too Much Costs You Money at the Poker Table

Leveling: How Thinking Too Much Costs You Money at the Poker Table

In 1999 (and then later in 2006) David Sklansky in his celebrated book The Theory of Poker introduced the world to the various levels of thinking in poker. For those unfamiliar with the concept, they can be summarized as follows (slightly renumbered from their original version to include purely irrational actions): Level 0: I do not […]

The post Leveling: How Thinking Too Much Costs You Money at the Poker Table appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: FTs for Leonard, Gross and Simunic

It’s a case of all hands to the pump here at partypoker HQ with the 2020 Irish Open Online in full swing alongside POWERFEST and all our usual amazing tournaments and promotions. We gave you a little recap of the Irish Open’s action earlier, now it’s time for a round-up of what’s been going on […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: FTs for Leonard, Gross and Simunic appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: FTs for Leonard, Gross and Simunic

It’s a case of all hands to the pump here at partypoker HQ with the 2020 Irish Open Online in full swing alongside POWERFEST and all our usual amazing tournaments and promotions. We gave you a little recap of the Irish Open’s action earlier, now it’s time for a round-up of what’s been going on […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: FTs for Leonard, Gross and Simunic appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Ioannis Angelou-Konstas Wins 2020 Irish Open Online High Roller

The 2020 Irish Open is taking place online at partypoker and has already crowned six champions. One of those champions is no stranger to the winner’s circle. Ioannis Angelou-Konstas was the last man standing in the 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS UK Main Event. Angelou-Konstas topped a field of 1,015 entrants that day and walked away […]

The post Ioannis Angelou-Konstas Wins 2020 Irish Open Online High Roller appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Was This Bluff a Mistake? (Analysis)

Was This Bluff a Mistake? (Analysis)

This two-part article series will help you improve your strategy with missed draws. In part one, cash game crusher Fried Meulders missed a flush draw with Q♥ 7♥, but got his opponent to fold with a couple of huge overbet bluffs. This time Fried misses a straight draw in a 3-bet pot. Will his aggression […]

The post Was This Bluff a Mistake? (Analysis) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

From $11 to a $10K MILLIONS Passport: John Holmes’ Story

From $11 to a $10K MILLIONS Passport: John Holmes’ Story

Imagine turning an $11 investment into a trip to the Caribbean. That’s exactly what partypoker player John Holmes did last week. His story is so brilliant that Team partypoker’s Patrick Leonard has offered to give John some free coaching as he prepares to play in the Caribbean Poker Party Main Event later this year! The […]

The post From $11 to a $10K MILLIONS Passport: John Holmes’ Story appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: Wins For Geilich and Nomura

POWERFEST Round-Up: Wins For Geilich and Nomura

April 5 was an incredible day at the partypoker tables with POWERFEST creating some massive prize pools. Several members of Team partypoker reached final tables, with two of our heroes managing to walk away with POWERFEST titles. Here are some highlights of the day. POWERFEST #223-HR: $200K Gtd PLO 6-Max Some 127 players exchanged $2,100 […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: Wins For Geilich and Nomura appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

How to Avoid Getting Crushed After Defending with a Weak Hand

How to Avoid Getting Crushed After Defending with a Weak Hand

Most of you already know that you should defend your big blind a lot in tournaments, but do you know what to do next? Specifically, how should you approach postflop play after defending with a weak hand? It’s easy to get lost and make mistakes when playing a hand out of position that you aren’t […]

The post How to Avoid Getting Crushed After Defending with a Weak Hand appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: Near Misses For Bicknell

Kristen “Krissyb24” Bicknell is the number one ranked live poker tournament player in the world, but she’s no slouch in the online arena either. Only last week, Bicknell won $46,000 from a POWERFEST event, yesterday she twice came close to winning another title. POWERFEST #185-HR: $200K Gtd 8-Max PKO Bicknell was one of 129 players […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: Near Misses For Bicknell appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Myshelov35 Wins NLHE High Leaderboard Two Weeks Running!

Topping any of our Cash Game Leaderboards is a fantastic achievement in its own right. The leaderboards are such exceptional value that players from around the world dedicate their entire week to trying to secure the top prizes. One man did more than that. Finnish pro “Myshelov35” has won the $2.50/$5 No-Limit Hold’em leaderboard twice […]

The post Myshelov35 Wins NLHE High Leaderboard Two Weeks Running! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: Another Big PLO FT for Jouhkimainen

Team partypoker’s flying Finn Joni “JJouhki” Jouhkimainen is in red hot form and has just helped himself to yet another five-figure prize. Jouhkimainen banked a $92,000 score last week and triumphed in another POWERFEST event too. Now he’s got another final table appearance under his belt. Surely another victory is just around the corner? POWERFEST […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: Another Big PLO FT for Jouhkimainen appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

New Left-Handed Online Mobile App Set To Launch

partypoker continues to level the playing field and improve the poker ecology by making a new, ground-breaking version of their app exclusively for left-handed people, available from today. Our tech team has been working around the clock to create the patented “digit recognition technology” now employed by our mobile app. Hundreds of hours of manpower […]

The post New Left-Handed Online Mobile App Set To Launch appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Cash Game Pro Misses a Draw and Overbets Twice (Analysis)

Cash Game Pro Misses a Draw and Overbets Twice (Analysis)

Deciding what to do with a missed draw can be tricky. Sometimes you should bluff, and sometimes your stack will be better off if you wave the white flag. Choosing the wrong option will either cost you the pot or your stack. To help you better understand when to bluff with missed draws, we’re about […]

The post Cash Game Pro Misses a Draw and Overbets Twice (Analysis) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Daily Cash BOOM 2: The Return of the BOOM!

Everyone was delighted to learn our Cash Game Leaderboards will pay out $1 million in April just as they did in March. They were also overjoyed to discover SPINS and SNG players now have their own value-packed leaderboards to complete in. The value keeps on coming with the revamped Daily Cash BOOM 2. This latest […]

The post Daily Cash BOOM 2: The Return of the BOOM! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Leaderboard Promotions and Updates on Game Integrity

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

The post Leaderboard Promotions and Updates on Game Integrity appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: Another Final Table For Trickett and Gross

POWERFEST Round-Up: Another Final Table For Trickett and Gross

Team partypoker members Sam Trickett and Jeff Gross enjoyed their POWERFEST sessions on March 29 as they both reached final tables of big buy-in events. There was also a massive event that saw the top four finishers all walk away with six-figure prizes! Let’s take a look at what went down. POWERFEST #136-SHR: $250K Gtd […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: Another Final Table For Trickett and Gross appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

SPINS and SNG Your Way To a Share of Almost $20K Daily!

SPINS and SNG Your Way To a Share of Almost $20K Daily!

Great news! Our SPINS and SNG tournaments have even more value thanks to the launch our our SPINS and SNG Leaderboards. Our commitment to give more back to you, our valued players, continues with the launch of our SPINS Leaderboards and SNG Leaderboards. Both kick off at midnight CET on Sunday 29th March and run […]

The post SPINS and SNG Your Way To a Share of Almost $20K Daily! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Checking Flops with Overpairs: When Should You Do It?

Checking Flops with Overpairs: When Should You Do It?

You look down at the beautiful Q♦ Q♥. You raise preflop and get called by two players. The flop is all undercards, so you still have an overpair. You start to reach for chips, but then you remember this article. What did it say about scenarios like this? You’re about to gain insight into when […]

The post Checking Flops with Overpairs: When Should You Do It? appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Nicholas Steiner Mixes Work With Poker and Banks $1K Top Prize

Winning one of our Cash Game Leaderboards takes plenty of time and effort. Players from around the world get their grind on and play long sessions in an attempt to scoop a share of the $1 million on offer during March. One man, Nicholas “Nicholas” Steiner recently topped the $0.05/$0.10 No-Limit Hold’em leaderboard and padded […]

The post Nicholas Steiner Mixes Work With Poker and Banks $1K Top Prize appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: $104K Score and Title For Sam Trickett

Sam Trickett may prefer high stakes cash games but he still knows his way around a poker tournament. He recently won a $25,000 buy-in event at the partypoker LIVE Super High Roller Series Sochi for $435,000. Now he has banked himself a POWERFEST title and $104,000 in prize money. POWERFEST #112-SHR: $150K Gtd PLO 6-Max […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: $104K Score and Title For Sam Trickett appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: Kristen Bicknell Bags $46K!

POWERFEST Round-Up: Kristen Bicknell Bags $46K!

POWERFEST continues to crown champions from all four corners of the planet and Team partypoker members are getting closer and closer to securing a coveted title. Kristen “Krissyb24” Bicknell and Jordan “The Undecided” Drummond are the latest stars to almost bank a top prize. Let’s check out what their near misses were. POWERFEST #91-SHR: $500K […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: Kristen Bicknell Bags $46K! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

The Importance of Poker Bankroll Management

The Importance of Poker Bankroll Management

The biggest reason poker players go broke, a lack of skill aside is because of poor bankroll management. They don’t keep enough money to one side to see them through downswings. This or they play stakes too high for the funds they have available. Practising good bankroll management is like budgeting in your everyday life. […]

The post The Importance of Poker Bankroll Management appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

8 Rules to Help You Choose the Perfect Bet Size

8 Rules to Help You Choose the Perfect Bet Size

Choosing the best bet size is a tricky task in No Limit Hold’em. There is no one ‘perfect’ bet size that can be used in all spots. The optimal bet size will depend on a number of factors, including: Preflop action Board texture Stack depth Who has the range advantage …and many more! In this […]

The post 8 Rules to Help You Choose the Perfect Bet Size appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Take Your Poker Skills to the Next Level with MyGame

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

The post Take Your Poker Skills to the Next Level with MyGame appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Cash Games Now Available on the Revolutionary partypoker Mobile App

Cash Games Now Available on the Revolutionary partypoker Mobile App

New main lobby and redesigned cash game lobby also feature among improvements We brought SPINS to the new mobile app, followed by the exhilarating fastforward cash games, now we have extended our revolutionary portrait table mode to cash games, among various other changes designed to enhance your experience while playing on mobile devices. The ground-breaking […]

The post Cash Games Now Available on the Revolutionary partypoker Mobile App appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: It Really Was A Super Sunday!

Sunday 22 March was a massive day for POWERFEST with more than $7 million awarded to our players. Seven million dollars! How amazing is that? Thousands of players padded their partypoker bankrolls. These are the biggest winners of the weekend. POWERFEST #70-SHR: $1M Gtd Phase Final If you ever needed proof out phased tournaments are […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: It Really Was A Super Sunday! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: Massive Win For Jouhkimainen

There have been some excellent POWERFEST results over the past couple of days, although the victory by Team partypoker’s Joni Jouhkimainen is one that stands out from the crowd. Our flying Finn turned a $5,200 buy-in into an incredible $92,000 by taking on the world’s best PLO players. POWERFEST #42-SHR: $100K Gtd PLO 6-Max A […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: Massive Win For Jouhkimainen appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Stuck Inside? Watch a Free Poker Training Video from a Premium Course

Stuck Inside? Watch a Free Poker Training Video from a Premium Course

Crazy times. We know a lot of you are stuck inside at the moment, battling boredom and (hopefully not too much) stress on a daily basis. To help you pass the time and improve your poker skills, we’re giving you a full Play & Explain video from the Upswing Lab training course (for free). So, […]

The post Stuck Inside? Watch a Free Poker Training Video from a Premium Course appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

partypoker and Poker Central Partner to Create Poker Masters Online Series

partypoker and Poker Central today announced the debut of Poker Masters Online, with partypoker posting $15,250,000 in guarantees. Poker Masters Online will consist of 30 high-roller events taking place from Sunday, April 12, 2020 to Sunday, April 26, 2020. The Poker Masters Online champion will receive $50,000 and will be awarded a coveted Poker Masters […]

The post partypoker and Poker Central Partner to Create Poker Masters Online Series appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Equal1zer Aims High and Wins Cash Game Leaderboard

The Cash Game Leaderboards continue to pay out vast sums of money as we approach our target of $1 million in March. Grinders from around the world are literally cashing in by playing their favourite cash games online at partypoker. We caught up with two recent Cash Game Leaderboard champions and quizzed them about their […]

The post Equal1zer Aims High and Wins Cash Game Leaderboard appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

POWERFEST Round-Up: Jeff Gross With Three PLO Final Tables

POWERFEST Round-Up: Jeff Gross With Three PLO Final Tables

The latest edition of the POWERFEST is thriving with guarantees being blown out of the water. Joao Simao headlined our last round-up thanks to reaching two final tables. Jeff Gross is the man under the spotlight this time around thanks to a trio of PLO final table appearances! What a guy! POWERFEST #18-HR: $20K Gtd […]

The post POWERFEST Round-Up: Jeff Gross With Three PLO Final Tables appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

10 Fundamental Tips for The Most Common Types of Flops

You’re about to learn about one of the most important factors in poker. Board texture is one of the most important pieces of information in any given hand. The optimal bet sizing, bet frequency, and overall postflop strategy hinges on the specific three cards that come on the flop. In this article, I will shed […]

The post 10 Fundamental Tips for The Most Common Types of Flops appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

partypoker announces Irish Open Online Festival

€1,000,000 guaranteed Main Event will crown its first ever online champion on 12th April partypoker is delighted to announce that the Irish Poker Open will now run its festival online from 6-12th April. A revised schedule will run over a seven-day period from 6th to 12th April. JP McCann from the Irish Poker Open said: “Since our announcement last […]

The post partypoker announces Irish Open Online Festival appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$20M Gtd POWERFEST: Two Final Tables For Simao

$20M Gtd POWERFEST: Two Final Tables For Simao

The latest edition of the POWERFEST kicked off on March 15 and did so in style. More than 30 partypoker claimed titles and although no members of Team partypoker triumphed in an event, Joao Simao came agonisingly close. POWERFEST #02-H: $100K Gtd 8-Max $100,000 was guaranteed in the POWERFEST #02-H: $100K Gtd 8-Max but a […]

The post $20M Gtd POWERFEST: Two Final Tables For Simao appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Oopsman and ICMasta Claim Micro Cash Game Leaderboard Titles

Oopsman and ICMasta Claim Micro Cash Game Leaderboard Titles

We thought about everyone when we created the Cash Game Leaderboards. Promotions are often geared towards high stakes players because some poker sites, not us, think poker is all about winning massive sums of money. The smaller stakes players often get forgotten about, even if they win a prize that is huge compared to the […]

The post Oopsman and ICMasta Claim Micro Cash Game Leaderboard Titles appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

The Starting Hands That Make the Most Money in Multiway Pots

The Starting Hands That Make the Most Money in Multiway Pots

If you play in games with a lot of loose, passive opponents, read on. You’re about to get some valuable advice for playing preflop in multiway pots. After finishing this article, you will understand the answer to two important questions: Which hands perform best multiway pots? When should you enter a multiway pot? Let’s dive […]

The post The Starting Hands That Make the Most Money in Multiway Pots appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Get Ready For The Inuagural $35M Gtd WPT Online Series

Get Ready For The Inuagural $35M Gtd WPT Online Series

The World Poker Tour (WPT) and partypoker have come together to create the inaugural WPT Online Series. Keep your diaries free between May 3-20 because you really don’t want to miss this festival. A staggering $35 million in combined guarantees are waiting for you. This includes $5 million guaranteed for the first-ever WPT Online Championship. […]

The post Get Ready For The Inuagural $35M Gtd WPT Online Series appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Mike Hill Turns $22 Into $10K MILLIONS Passport

Everyone has the chance to win big at partypoker. Our satellites and Passports make it possible to turn a small investment into a massive prize. Mike Hill, affectionately known as “DaBookie” in British poker circles is living proof of these claims. Just last week, Hill turned a $22 satellite into a MILLIONS Passport worth at […]

The post Mike Hill Turns $22 Into $10K MILLIONS Passport appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

PLO Study Pays Off For LuckMyDuck8D

Dedicating your spare time to learning a new skill can reap the rewards. Don’t believe us? Then ask Russian grinder “LuckMyDuck8” who was a big Cash Game Leaderboard winner last week. LuckMyDuck8D hails from St. Petersburg and has been playing poker for the past 10-years. He’s played plenty of different formats and variants during that […]

The post PLO Study Pays Off For LuckMyDuck8D appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker Is The Site For Your Omaha Needs!

Omaha players have plenty of reasons to be cheerful because even more PLO and PLO8 tournaments are coming to partypoker. The game with four hole cards has a hardcore following and they’ve recently been asking for more Omaha action. All the feedback has been collated and we’re delighted to reveal you’ll see plenty more Omaha […]

The post partypoker Is The Site For Your Omaha Needs! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Who Were The Cash Game Leaderboard Winners Last Week?

Who Were The Cash Game Leaderboard Winners Last Week?

Join us in congratulating some of our cash game leaderboard winners from last week. They all took time from their busy schedules to let us know how their grind went, some even providing tips for budding cash game players. Reach out to us on social media if you would like to feature on these pages! […]

The post Who Were The Cash Game Leaderboard Winners Last Week? appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Rabbit Hunt and Showdown Equity Comes to Your Desktop

Out latest partypoker software update was deployed on March 5th and brought with it a raft of changes and improvements. We’re always looking to improve our software and your playing experience and this latest update ticks both boxes. Open the partypoker desktop client and the software update will automatically download. You won’t see some of […]

The post Rabbit Hunt and Showdown Equity Comes to Your Desktop appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Where Will You Use Your MILLIONS Passport?

Where Will You Use Your MILLIONS Passport?

MILLIONS Passport is the flexible satellite package that gives you the choice of playing any MILLIONS event in the world. Where will you use you MILLIONS Passport? $10,000 MILLIONS Passports are available to win every week in the Sunday Final. There’s no direct buy-in for this final, you must play your way in via $109 […]

The post Where Will You Use Your MILLIONS Passport? appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$20 Million Gtd POWERFEST Returns From March 15th

Our biggest tournament series of the year so far hits the partypoker tables from March 15. POWERFEST returns and brings with it $20 million worth of guaranteed prize pools across two weeks of action. March 15-29th are the dates to commit to memory because that’s when you’ll be playing a choice of 488 tournaments! Those […]

The post $20 Million Gtd POWERFEST Returns From March 15th appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

[QUIZ] What is Your Poker IQ Score?

[QUIZ] What is Your Poker IQ Score?

How knowledgeable are you when it comes to the most popular “big bet” poker games? This 8-question quiz includes questions about No Limit Hold’em (cash games and tournaments), Pot Limit Omaha, and “big bet” poker theory […]

The post [QUIZ] What is Your Poker IQ Score? appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Doulas12 and TheLoraxMan Win High Cash Game Leaderboards

You’ll have noticed by now that we’re giving tons of extra value to our cash games players. Indeed, today marks the start of the revamped Cash Game Leaderboards where $1 million will be won in March. Hundreds of our players have already won substantial cash prizes just for playing their favourite games. “doulas12” is one […]

The post Doulas12 and TheLoraxMan Win High Cash Game Leaderboards appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Cash Game Leaderboards Now Pay Out $1 Million a Month!

Cash Game Leaderboards Now Pay Out $1 Million a Month!

partypoker gives more to its community than anyone else and ensures everyone has a chance of winning prizes regardless of the size of their bankroll. Here’s what we’re doing to continue that trend. Tell your friends, neighbours, even your grandma that partypoker is the only place they should be playing cash games because we’ve done […]

The post Cash Game Leaderboards Now Pay Out $1 Million a Month! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Cash Games Spring Giveaway: $1M in Leaderboards; $250K in Daily Cash Boom!

One million in cash game leaderboard prizes per month The $1M guaranteed partypoker MILLION every Sunday And BOOM – $56,000 a week in daily cash prizes Our goal is 2020 is to be more generous, more transparent and commit to giving back more per player than any other poker site out there. We are relentless […]

The post Cash Games Spring Giveaway: $1M in Leaderboards; $250K in Daily Cash Boom! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

$8,000 Must Be Won Every Day in the Daily Cash Boom!

You’re already enjoying some incredible value in our Cash Game Leaderboards, now it’s time to get involved in the Daily Cash Boom. This exciting promotion pays out $8,000 in tournament prizes every day, adding more value to your play at partypoker. Two special “All-In or Fold” tournaments run every day and have combined prize pools […]

The post $8,000 Must Be Won Every Day in the Daily Cash Boom! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Jeff Gross Misses Misses Out On KO Super Sunday Glory

Jeff Gross Misses Misses Out On KO Super Sunday Glory

The KO Super Sunday series saw 20 PKO events take place on February 23rd. Combined guarantees of $1,600,000 were advertised, but your incredible support saw the total prize money awarded break through the $2 million barrier. One of our own, Jeff Gross, came close to sampling the sweet taste of victory in one of the […]

The post Jeff Gross Misses Misses Out On KO Super Sunday Glory appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

More Than $1.6M Gtd In This Weekend’s KO Super Sunday

The song goes that Saturday night’s alright for fighting but you need to get ready to rumble this Sunday (February 21st) because KO Super Sunday is coming to partypoker. Twenty action-packed PKO tournaments hit partypoker between 16:30 CET and midnight that have combined guaranteed prize pools in excess of $1.6 million! A trio of Mix-Max […]

The post More Than $1.6M Gtd In This Weekend’s KO Super Sunday appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

“OdwaznyKot” becomes newest partypoker SPINS millionaire

“OdwaznyKot” becomes newest partypoker SPINS millionaire

partypoker player “OdwaznyKot” became the newest SPINS millionaire after literally hitting the jackpot on February 18th. OdwaznyKot is a professional poker player who has played for a living for the past 10-years. It’s fair to assume he’s seen it all at the poker tables, but he couldn’t believe his eyes when triggered the jackpot multiplier […]

The post “OdwaznyKot” becomes newest partypoker SPINS millionaire appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

“OdwaznyKot” becomes newest partypoker SPINS millionaire

“OdwaznyKot” becomes newest partypoker SPINS millionaire

partypoker player “OdwaznyKot” became the newest SPINS millionaire after literally hitting the jackpot on February 18th. OdwaznyKot is a professional poker player who has played for a living for the past 10-years. It’s fair to assume he’s seen it all at the poker tables, but he couldn’t believe his eyes when triggered the jackpot multiplier […]

The post “OdwaznyKot” becomes newest partypoker SPINS millionaire appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Five Cash Game Tips From Kristen Bicknell

Five Cash Game Tips From Kristen Bicknell

Team partypoker’s Kristen Bicknell is an immense all-round poker player, one who has crushed online cash games and tournaments in equal measure. When Kristen talks cash game, people’s ears prick up and take note because she certainly knows the score when it comes to being a winning player. Kristen has been so kind to take […]

The post Five Cash Game Tips From Kristen Bicknell appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Fast Playing Vs Slow Playing Revealed

Fast Playing Vs Slow Playing Revealed

Home Ryan Fee|Poker Strategy|Feb 18, 2020 Fast Playing Vs Slow Playing Revealed Fast Playing Vs Slow Playing Revealed Ryan Fee|Poker Strategy|Feb 18, 2020 Home You flop a set… Your opponent bets into you and you have a decision to make. Will you fast-play with a raise, hoping to get all-in as soon as possible? Or […]

The post Fast Playing Vs Slow Playing Revealed appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Massive Weekend of KO Series Action; Over $2.6M Gtd!

They say all good things must come to an end and that is true of the current KO Series which concludes this weekend. The series has been a major hit with players of all levels and we’re making sure we go out with a bang by guaranteeing more than $2.6 million will be won on […]

The post Massive Weekend of KO Series Action; Over $2.6M Gtd! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Massive Weekend of KO Series Action; Over $2.6M Gtd!

They say all good things must come to an end and that is true of the current KO Series which concludes this weekend. The series has been a major hit with players of all levels and we’re making sure we go out with a bang by guaranteeing more than $2.6 million will be won on […]

The post Massive Weekend of KO Series Action; Over $2.6M Gtd! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Flexible player Passports added for selected WPT® Main Events

$1K added value if Passport used for debut event, WPT Barcelona Following the introduction of player Passports for partypoker LIVE MILLIONS events, partypoker LIVE is pleased to roll out a similar product for selected World Poker Tour® festivals. Like the MILLIONS Passport, the WPT® Passport is a flexible satellite package that allows the holder to […]

The post Flexible player Passports added for selected WPT® Main Events appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

James Romero Crowned MILLIONS South America SHR Champion

James Romero Crowned MILLIONS South America SHR Champion

James Romero is a partypoker LIVE MILLIONS champion! Romero bossed his way through the $25,500 Super High Roller event at the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS South America festival. MILLIONS South America Super High Roller Results: Romero Wins Place Player Country Prize 1 James Romero United States $325,000 2 Marty Mathis United States $213,750 3 Jacob Daniels […]

The post James Romero Crowned MILLIONS South America SHR Champion appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Why 5♠ 4♠ is Better Than 9♠ 8♠ (And How That Fact Impacts Optimal Strategy)

Why 5♠ 4♠ is Better Than 9♠ 8♠ (And How That Fact Impacts Optimal Strategy)

Since the advent of preflop solvers, poker players have discovered some very interesting things about preflop strategy. One particularly interesting and useful discovery has to do with suited connectors. In certain scenarios, low suited connectors (like 54s) are preferable to higher ones (like 98s). You’re about to learn why, and how you should adjust your […]

The post Why 5♠ 4♠ is Better Than 9♠ 8♠ (And How That Fact Impacts Optimal Strategy) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Nomura Wins First Title For Team partypoker

Nomura Wins First Title For Team partypoker

Brazilian superstar and Team partypoker Pro Renato “renato_nomura” Nomura is a 2020 KO Series winner. Nomura excels in our KO Series events and is the first Team partypoker player to win an event this festival. Teammate Patrick Leonard enjoyed two final tables during the festival’s opening week. Nomura, however, is the first Team partypoker member […]

The post Nomura Wins First Title For Team partypoker appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Online Poker Legend Jordan Drummond Joins partypoker Team Online

Our Team Online has grown ever stronger with the addition of the amazing talent that is Jordan Drummond. Drummond embarked on his poker journey with a meagre $7 bankroll and has now enjoyed a multimillion-dollar career. The Canadian started his career in 2009 and has since become one of the most feared and respected no-limit […]

The post Online Poker Legend Jordan Drummond Joins partypoker Team Online appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Our Cash Game Leaderboards Payout $100K Weekly!

Listen up, we’ve some exciting news for you if you’re a cash game player. We’ve launched our Cash Game Leaderboards and are giving away more than $100,000 each and every single week! The Cash Game Leaderboards are split into Hold’em and Omaha with all formats, except heads-up, eligible to earn leaderboard points. These leaderboards are […]

The post Our Cash Game Leaderboards Payout $100K Weekly! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Our Cash Game Leaderboards Payout $180K Weekly!

Listen up, we’ve some exciting news for you if you’re a cash game player. Our revamped Cash Game Leaderboards and are giving away $180,000 each and every single week! The Cash Game Leaderboards are split into Hold’em and Omaha with all formats, except heads-up and Short Deck, eligible to earn leaderboard points. These leaderboards (seven […]

The post Our Cash Game Leaderboards Payout $180K Weekly! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

2020 KO Series: Two Final Tables For Patrick Leonard

2020 KO Series: Two Final Tables For Patrick Leonard

The 2020 KO Series has got off to a flying start with almost $2.8 million paid out across the first 29 events. Players have helped themselves to massive scores and some Team partypoker players have been fast out of the blocks. Events completed: 29 Prize money awarded: $2,793,837 2020 KO Series #03-SHR: $300K Gtd 8-Max […]

The post 2020 KO Series: Two Final Tables For Patrick Leonard appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

2020 KO Series: Two Final Tables For Patrick Leonard

2020 KO Series: Two Final Tables For Patrick Leonard

The 2020 KO Series has got off to a flying start with almost $2.8 million paid out across the first 29 events. Players have helped themselves to massive scores and some Team partypoker players have been fast out of the blocks. Events completed: 29 Prize money awarded: $2,793,837 2020 KO Series #03-SHR: $300K Gtd 8-Max […]

The post 2020 KO Series: Two Final Tables For Patrick Leonard appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Want Your Bluffs to Work More Often? Try “Delaying” Them

Want Your Bluffs to Work More Often? Try “Delaying” Them

You’re about to learn a tactic that will help you steal pots from right under you opponent’s nose…and they won’t even know it happened. The tactic involves checking back on the flop as the preflop aggressor, only to bet on the turn. This is referred to as a delayed […]

The post Want Your Bluffs to Work More Often? Try “Delaying” Them appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

3 Key Hands from a Sunday Million Final Table

3 Key Hands from a Sunday Million Final Table

Home Ernest Gorham|Poker Strategy|Jan 28, 2020 3 Key Hands from a Sunday Million Final Table 3 Key Hands from a Sunday Million Final Table Ernest Gorham|Poker Strategy|Jan 28, 2020 Home Ready to improve your strategy by getting inside the head of a truly great tournament pro? Keep reading. One of the best parts of the […]

The post 3 Key Hands from a Sunday Million Final Table appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

3 Strategies to Help You Win After Calling a 3-Bet

3 Strategies to Help You Win After Calling a 3-Bet

Home Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Jan 24, 2020 3 Strategies to Help You Win After Calling a 3-Bet 3 Strategies to Help You Win After Calling a 3-Bet Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Jan 24, 2020 Home Your results in 3-bet pots will have a huge impact on your bottom line. In fact, one of the easiest ways to dramatically […]

The post 3 Strategies to Help You Win After Calling a 3-Bet appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

$10M Guaranteed KO Series Returns From February 2

KO Series brings over $10,000,000 in combined guarantees partypoker has announced the dates for its next online KO Series. Running from Sunday, February 2, 2020 to Sunday, February 16, 2020, the series returns with over $10,000,000 in guaranteed prize money spread across 230 separate tournaments, in buy-ins ranging from $2.20 – $2,100. Played entirely in […]

The post $10M Guaranteed KO Series Returns From February 2 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

5 Tips To Help You Break Out of Micro Stakes

5 Tips To Help You Break Out of Micro Stakes

Home Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Jan 21, 2020 5 Tips To Help You Break Out of Micro Stakes 5 Tips To Help You Break Out of Micro Stakes Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Jan 21, 2020 Home Every micro stakes player should have one goal: make enough money to move up in stakes. But while many players find it is […]

The post 5 Tips To Help You Break Out of Micro Stakes appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

We’re introducing ‘King of the Hill’ for heads-up online cash games

partypoker has introduced ‘King of the Hill’ for heads-up cash games across its global dotcom market. The introduction is designed to help improve the operator’s cash game ecology and optimise the playing experience for heads-up cash game players, with the overall goal of making partypoker a fairer, more enjoyable site to play online poker. As […]

The post We’re introducing ‘King of the Hill’ for heads-up online cash games appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

You Can Now Qualify For The partypoker MILLION For Free!

You Can Now Qualify For The partypoker MILLION For Free!

The $1 million guaranteed partypoker MILLION is our flagship online tournament. This $215 buy-in event has a several Day 1s and a special blind structure designed to make it finish at a reasonable hour. We want as many of you to be able to play in this massive tournament and have a shot at a […]

The post You Can Now Qualify For The partypoker MILLION For Free! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker launches new fastforward mobile experience

partypoker launches new fastforward mobile experience

partypoker has today launched the revolutionary new mobile experience for its quickfire ‘fastforward’ cash games, as part of ongoing efforts to deliver a best-in-class experience for all players on mobile. The release represents the next phase in partypoker’s commitment to delivering an engaging and improved mobile experience following the release of SPINS in November last […]

The post partypoker launches new fastforward mobile experience appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

MILLIONS Super High Roller Series Sochi Runs March 6-15

Poker Central and Triton Poker partnerships bring top high stakes poker events to Russia partypoker LIVE today announced the debut of a new high stakes poker event, the MILLIONS Super High Roller Series Sochi, that will run at Casino Sochi, Russia, from March 6 – 15, 2020. The series will take place in conjunction with […]

The post MILLIONS Super High Roller Series Sochi Runs March 6-15 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

How the World’s #1 Cash Game Player Has Changed His Strategy

How the World’s #1 Cash Game Player Has Changed His Strategy

Home Mike Brady|Poker Strategy|Jan 10, 2020 How the World’s #1 Cash Game Player Has Changed His Strategy How the World’s #1 Cash Game Player Has Changed His Strategy [This post contains video, click to play] Mike Brady|Poker Strategy|Jan 10, 2020 Home The text below is based on the video above. How has LLinusLLove been crushing […]

The post How the World’s #1 Cash Game Player Has Changed His Strategy appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

3 Ways You Might Be Bleeding Money in Cash Games

3 Ways You Might Be Bleeding Money in Cash Games

Home Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Jan 7, 2020 3 Ways You Might Be Bleeding Money in Cash Games 3 Ways You Might Be Bleeding Money in Cash Games Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Jan 7, 2020 Home There are so many ways to lose money in poker, but there are only a few ways to win. This is why when […]

The post 3 Ways You Might Be Bleeding Money in Cash Games appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Kick 2020 off in Style with the New Year Rush Promotion

We are kicking 2020 off in style with the launch of the month-long New Year Rush promotion that sees us give away $200,000 in prizes every week. The New Year Rush is split into four separate weeks, each awarding $200,000 worth of prizes. Prizes can be won each and every day until February 2nd and […]

The post Kick 2020 off in Style with the New Year Rush Promotion appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

When to Attack After Your Opponent Checks Back (4 Tips for Probing)

When to Attack After Your Opponent Checks Back (4 Tips for Probing)

Home Mike Brady|Poker Strategy|Jan 3, 2020 When to Attack After Your Opponent Checks Back (4 Tips for Probing) When to Attack After Your Opponent Checks Back (4 Tips for Probing) Mike Brady|Poker Strategy|Jan 3, 2020 Home Being out of position sucks, but it sucks a lot less when your opponent checks back on the flop. […]

The post When to Attack After Your Opponent Checks Back (4 Tips for Probing) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

When to Attack After Your Opponent Checks Back (4 Tips for Probing)

When to Attack After Your Opponent Checks Back (4 Tips for Probing)

Home Mike Brady|Poker Strategy|Jan 3, 2020 When to Attack After Your Opponent Checks Back (4 Tips for Probing) When to Attack After Your Opponent Checks Back (4 Tips for Probing) Mike Brady|Poker Strategy|Jan 3, 2020 Home Being out of position sucks, but it sucks a lot less when your opponent checks back on the flop. […]

The post When to Attack After Your Opponent Checks Back (4 Tips for Probing) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Online Poker Legend Shares Secrets for Four Flush Boards

Online Poker Legend Shares Secrets for Four Flush Boards

Home Mike Brady|Poker Strategy|Dec 20, 2019 Online Poker Legend Shares Secrets for Four Flush Boards Online Poker Legend Shares Secrets for Four Flush Boards [This post contains video, click to play] Mike Brady|Poker Strategy|Dec 20, 2019 Home Boards with four cards of the same suit are a special combination of weird and rare… …and many […]

The post Online Poker Legend Shares Secrets for Four Flush Boards appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Rob Yong Speaks Candidly to Jaime Staples

Rob Yong Speaks Candidly to Jaime Staples

Team Online’s Jaime Staples recently sat down with Dusk Till Dawn supremo and key partner to partypoker, the one and only Rob Yong. Yong speaks openly and candidly about his partnership with partypoker, the continual developments of partypoker, overlaying tournaments, and much more besides. Everyone knows Yong has a solid relationship with partypoker and our […]

The post Rob Yong Speaks Candidly to Jaime Staples appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

December Software Update Includes Run It Twice

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

The post December Software Update Includes Run It Twice appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker – the safe place to play online poker

The purpose of this blog post is to inform you, the poker enthusiast out there, about the game integrity team working for the partypoker players and about any game integrity-related changes in the network in the recent past. Background and the important numbers for the past 12 months I discovered poker in 2004 while serving […]

The post partypoker – the safe place to play online poker appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Mastering 4-Bet Pots with Deliberate Practice (Quiz & New Tool)

Mastering 4-Bet Pots with Deliberate Practice (Quiz & New Tool)

Home Alex Sutherland|Poker Strategy|Dec 17, 2019 Mastering 4-Bet Pots with Deliberate Practice (Quiz & New Tool) Mastering 4-Bet Pots with Deliberate Practice (Quiz & New Tool) Alex Sutherland|Poker Strategy|Dec 17, 2019 Home We’re mixing things up today with a guest post from one of Upswing Poker’s partners (Simple Poker). If you use solvers, the five […]

The post Mastering 4-Bet Pots with Deliberate Practice (Quiz & New Tool) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Get ready for the $500K Tournament Special promotion

We recently launched our new tournament schedule and are celebrating with 15 days of incredible tournament value in what we’re calling the $500K Tournament Special. Taking place between December 14-28th, the $500K Tournament Special consists of a trio of $100,000 freerolls, leaderboards and some special tournaments. $500K Tournament Special: Three $100,000 Freerolls The bulk of […]

The post Get ready for the $500K Tournament Special promotion appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

How to Play Strong Hands on Monotone Flops (Check-Raise vs Slow-Play)

How to Play Strong Hands on Monotone Flops (Check-Raise vs Slow-Play)

Home Mike Brady|Poker Strategy|Dec 13, 2019 How to Play Strong Hands on Monotone Flops (Check-Raise vs Slow-Play) How to Play Strong Hands on Monotone Flops (Check-Raise vs Slow-Play) [This post contains video, click to play] Mike Brady|Poker Strategy|Dec 13, 2019 Home The text below is based on the video above. Imagine taking a seat at […]

The post How to Play Strong Hands on Monotone Flops (Check-Raise vs Slow-Play) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Benjamin “frenchsniperrr” Chalot Crowned 2019 MILLIONS Online Champion

Benjamin “frenchsniperrr” Chalot Crowned 2019 MILLIONS Online Champion

The 2019 MILLIONS Online has crowned its champion and player is none other than Benjamin “frenchsniperrr” Chalot. Our champion takes home more than $2.2 million for their $10,300 investment. 2019 MILLIONS Online Final Table Results Place Player Prize 1 frenchsniperrr $2,259,113* 2 Lucio $2,222,511* 3 nomeansyes $1,370,850 4 Rank 1 Global $1,107,225 5 John_Duthie $869,962 […]

The post Benjamin “frenchsniperrr” Chalot Crowned 2019 MILLIONS Online Champion appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

(Quiz) Let’s Play a Final Table with $173,000 Up Top

(Quiz) Let’s Play a Final Table with $173,000 Up Top

Home Ernest Gorham|Poker Strategy|Dec 10, 2019 (Quiz) Let’s Play a Final Table with $173,000 Up Top (Quiz) Let’s Play a Final Table with $173,000 Up Top Ernest Gorham|Poker Strategy|Dec 10, 2019 Home Fortunes are won and lost at final tables, so it’s crucial you play well when you’re lucky enough to make one. To help […]

The post (Quiz) Let’s Play a Final Table with $173,000 Up Top appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

MILLIONS Online: Duthie and Haxton Among Final 27

MILLIONS Online: Duthie and Haxton Among Final 27

We did it! The 2019 MILLIONS Online not only hit its $20 million guarantee but surpassed it by $1,090,000 making it the second-largest prize pool in online poker history, trailing only the 2018 edition of MILLIONS Online. This remarkable achievement would not have been possible without your incredible support s a heart-felt thank you to […]

The post MILLIONS Online: Duthie and Haxton Among Final 27 appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

MILLIONS Online Day 1B: Tuti_Frutti Leads Overall; Leonard Progresses

Day 1B of the 2019 MILLIONS Online is in the bag after and we’ve drawn a little close to discovering who our latest champion will be. Topping the counts at the end of Day 1B was “Tuti_Frutti” who was the only Day 1B player to finish with more than 20 million chips. MILLIONS Online Day […]

The post MILLIONS Online Day 1B: Tuti_Frutti Leads Overall; Leonard Progresses appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Introducing Our Daily Specials and Annual Series: Relaunched MTT Schedule

Today we have relaunched our MTT schedule with all tournaments falling under either Daily Specials or Annual Series categories, making matters much simpler and tournaments easier to navigate through and find. We have done away with the Power Series tag and put everything under the banner of Daily Specials. You’ll still be able to play […]

The post Introducing Our Daily Specials and Annual Series: Relaunched MTT Schedule appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Win a Share of $23,500 Every Week in the SNG Leaderboards

Sit & Go (SNG) players now have the chance to win a share of $23,500 every week just for playing their favourite games thanks to our exciting SNG Leaderboards. SNG Leaderboards run from 00:00 CET on Monday through to 23:59 CET the following Sunday and are split into four separate leaderboards based on the SNG […]

The post Win a Share of $23,500 Every Week in the SNG Leaderboards appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

MILLIONS Online Day 1A: jiggidyigjohn Bags The Chip Lead

MILLIONS Online Day 1A:  jiggidyigjohn Bags The Chip Lead

The 2019 MILLIONS Online event kicked off on December 1st and saw 709 players exchange $10,300 for 1 million chips and the chance to write themselves into online poker’s history books. By the time the curtain came down on the MILLIONS Day 1A, after 18 20-minute levels, only 115 players remained in the hunt for […]

The post MILLIONS Online Day 1A: jiggidyigjohn Bags The Chip Lead appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Win a Share of Team Online’s MILLIONS Online Action

The $20 million guaranteed MILLIONS Online is online poker’s richest single poker tournament, a tournament that is attracting the attention of some of the best poker players in the business. Some of those elite grinders are proud members of partypoker’s Team Online and you can get your hands on a share of their MILLIONS Online […]

The post Win a Share of Team Online’s MILLIONS Online Action appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

“iceberg32” is playing MILLIONS Online for Free!

Online poker’s richest single tournament, the partypoker MILLIONS Online, costs $10,300 to enter but for one Canadian partypoker player, it is free. You see, “iceberg32” of Tornoto, Canada won their $10,300 seat for free in the MILLIONforMILLIONS promotion and is now vying for a slice of the $20 million guaranteed prize pool plus the additional […]

The post “iceberg32” is playing MILLIONS Online for Free! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

partypoker announces $1M chip leader bonus for $20M GTD MILLIONS Online

partypoker announces $1M chip leader bonus for $20M GTD MILLIONS Online

partypoker’s MILLIONS Online tournament returns this Sunday, December 1, 2019. Running up until Tuesday, December 10th, the flagship annual online event once again carries a $20,000,000 guaranteed prize pool that was debuted last year, with the buy-in raised to $10,300 to bring the MTT in line with all 2019 MILLIONS events – making it the […]

The post partypoker announces $1M chip leader bonus for $20M GTD MILLIONS Online appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Junglemandan Wins partypoker MILLION and Big Game on the Same Day!

Junglemandan Wins partypoker MILLION and Big Game on the Same Day!

Sunday 25th November saw a remarkable feat achieved at the partypoker tournament tables. The player known as “Junglemandan” did the unthinkable and won both the partypoker MILLION and The Big Game, padding their bankroll with a combined $258,450. Winning two major online poker tournaments in a single day is a fantastic achievement in its own […]

The post Junglemandan Wins partypoker MILLION and Big Game on the Same Day! appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

Sam Trickett previews partypoker’s SPINS mobile update

Sam Trickett previews partypoker’s SPINS mobile update

Over the past few months, partypoker has been busy behind the scenes working on an overhaul to its mobile poker app, and as a member of Team partypoker I was among the players asked to try out and provide feedback on the exciting product development. Initially SPINS is the first to receive the upgraded treatment, […]

The post Sam Trickett previews partypoker’s SPINS mobile update appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

2019 CPP Day 7: Geilich Leads Main Event; 24 Players Remain

Team partypoker’s Ludovich Geilich enjoyed a fruitful day at the tables and finished Day 3 of the $10 million guaranteed partypoker LIVE MILLIONS World Bahamas Main Event as the overall chip leader. Only 23 opponents stand between Geilich and the $1,350,000 first-place prize, which would dwarf his current best score of $313,428. 2019 CPP Main […]

The post 2019 CPP Day 7: Geilich Leads Main Event; 24 Players Remain appeared first on Online poker news and updates | partypoker blog.

Read More

How to Handle Downswings Like a Poker Pro

How to Handle Downswings Like a Poker Pro

What’s the only thing worse than losing money in one session of poker? Going on a poker downswing that causes you to lose money an extended period of time. Bad beats can seriously test your mental game. Downswings are an inevitable part of poker. It doesn’t matter whether you are brand new to the game […]

The post How to Handle Downswings Like a Poker Pro appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to Handle Downswings Like a Poker Pro

How to Handle Downswings Like a Poker Pro

What’s the only thing worse than losing money in one session of poker? Going on a poker downswing that causes you to lose money an extended period of time. Bad beats can seriously test your mental game. Downswings are an inevitable part of poker. It doesn’t matter whether you are brand new to the game […]

The post How to Handle Downswings Like a Poker Pro appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Flopping Top Set in a $1,000,000 Tournament (Analysis)

Flopping Top Set in a $1,000,000 Tournament (Analysis)

Humans are results oriented creatures. When we lose a hand we’ll go over it in our heads numerous times. Yet when we win a hand we often don’t give it a second thought. However, when analyzing your play, it’s extremely important to look back at all of your hands with an analytical eye, regardless of […]

The post Flopping Top Set in a $1,000,000 Tournament (Analysis) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Flopping Top Set in a $1,000,000 Tournament (Analysis)

Flopping Top Set in a $1,000,000 Tournament (Analysis)

Humans are results oriented creatures. When we lose a hand we’ll go over it in our heads numerous times. Yet when we win a hand we often don’t give it a second thought. However, when analyzing your play, it’s extremely important to look back at all of your hands with an analytical eye, regardless of […]

The post Flopping Top Set in a $1,000,000 Tournament (Analysis) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Firing a Triple Barrel Bluff with 6♣️ 5♣️ on K-7-4 (Analysis)

Firing a Triple Barrel Bluff with 6♣️ 5♣️ on K-7-4 (Analysis)

Home Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Nov 8, 2019 Firing a Triple Barrel Bluff with 6♣️ 5♣️ on K-7-4 (Analysis) Firing a Triple Barrel Bluff with 6♣️ 5♣️ on K-7-4 (Analysis) Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Nov 8, 2019 Home All of the world’s top poker players have something in common: they play extremely aggressively. Playing aggressively allows you to put […]

The post Firing a Triple Barrel Bluff with 6♣️ 5♣️ on K-7-4 (Analysis) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

(Quiz) Can You Size Your Bets Like a Poker Boss?

Get ready to test your bet sizing skills. You are about to be presented with ten different spots and two bet sizing options for each. Your goal is to choose the size with the highest expected value. If you would usually check with one of the hands in question, answer with the bet size you […]

The post (Quiz) Can You Size Your Bets Like a Poker Boss? appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to Win More Pots with Delayed C-Bets

How to Win More Pots with Delayed C-Bets

Every skilled poker player has the c-bet (short for “continuation bet”) in their arsenal. C-betting capitalizes on two crucial facts: The preflop aggressor usually has the strongest range of any player in the hand. It’s hard to connect with the flop. (The chance of flopping a pair with any non-paired hand in Texas Hold’em is […]

The post How to Win More Pots with Delayed C-Bets appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to Get Max Value with Ace-Jack on Jack-Jack-Five (Analysis)

How to Get Max Value with Ace-Jack on Jack-Jack-Five (Analysis)

Home Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Oct 18, 2019 How to Get Max Value with Ace-Jack on Jack-Jack-Five (Analysis) How to Get Max Value with Ace-Jack on Jack-Jack-Five (Analysis) Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Oct 18, 2019 Winning big pots is crucial for your bottom line. Whoever wins the big pots during a session is very likely to be the biggest […]

The post How to Get Max Value with Ace-Jack on Jack-Jack-Five (Analysis) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser)

Home Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Oct 11, 2019 How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser) How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser) Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Oct 11, 2019 As I said in part 1 and part 2 of the series, blind vs blind battles are happening way more […]

The post How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser)

Home Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Oct 11, 2019 How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser) How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser) Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Oct 11, 2019 As I said in part 1 and part 2 of the series, blind vs blind battles are happening way more […]

The post How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser)

Home Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Oct 11, 2019 How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser) How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser) Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Oct 11, 2019 As I said in part 1 and part 2 of the series, blind vs blind battles are happening way more […]

The post How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser)

Home Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Oct 11, 2019 How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser) How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser) Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Oct 11, 2019 As I said in part 1 and part 2 of the series, blind vs blind battles are happening way more […]

The post How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Battles (as the Preflop Raiser) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

4 Factors to Think About Before Hero Calling

4 Factors to Think About Before Hero Calling

Home Patrick Harvey|Poker Strategy|Oct 8, 2019 4 Factors to Think About Before Hero Calling 4 Factors to Think About Before Hero Calling Patrick Harvey|Poker Strategy|Oct 8, 2019 Facing a bet with a marginal hand is one of the most uncomfortable feelings in poker. If you’ve ever felt lost in spots like this, you aren’t alone. […]

The post 4 Factors to Think About Before Hero Calling appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

4 Factors to Think About Before Hero Calling

4 Factors to Think About Before Hero Calling

Home Patrick Harvey|Poker Strategy|Oct 8, 2019 4 Factors to Think About Before Hero Calling 4 Factors to Think About Before Hero Calling Patrick Harvey|Poker Strategy|Oct 8, 2019 Facing a bet with a marginal hand is one of the most uncomfortable feelings in poker. If you’ve ever felt lost in spots like this, you aren’t alone. […]

The post 4 Factors to Think About Before Hero Calling appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

4 Lessons from an Elite Pro’s First Coaching Session

4 Lessons from an Elite Pro’s First Coaching Session

Home Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Oct 4, 2019 4 Lessons from an Elite Pro’s First Coaching Session 4 Lessons from an Elite Pro’s First Coaching Session Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Oct 4, 2019 Feel like improving your poker strategy? You’re about to learn 4 lessons from a live mid-high stakes cash game session that online beast and Upswing Lab […]

The post 4 Lessons from an Elite Pro’s First Coaching Session appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to Choose Between Small vs Big Bet Sizes

How to Choose Between Small vs Big Bet Sizes

[breadcrumbs] Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Sep 27, 2019 How to Choose Between Small vs Big Bet Sizes How to Choose Between Small vs Big Bet Sizes Dan B.|Poker Strategy|Sep 27, 2019 Imagine you’re playing $1/$2. You raise preflop with 8♥ 7♥ and get called by the player in the big blind. The flop comes… …and your opponent […]

The post How to Choose Between Small vs Big Bet Sizes appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

5 Lucrative Check-Raising Strategies You Should Try Today

5 Lucrative Check-Raising Strategies You Should Try Today

You’re about to get schooled on check-raising strategy. A member of the Upswing Lab posted this hand history in our private group and asked how he should play his range: Online $1/$2. 6-Handed. Effective Stacks $200. Hero is dealt two cards in the big blind 3 folds. Button raises to $5. sb folds. Hero calls. […]

The post 5 Lucrative Check-Raising Strategies You Should Try Today appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

5 Lucrative Check-Raising Strategies You Should Try Today

5 Lucrative Check-Raising Strategies You Should Try Today

You’re about to get schooled on check-raising strategy. A member of the Upswing Lab posted this hand history in our private group and asked how he should play his range: Online $1/$2. 6-Handed. Effective Stacks $200. Hero is dealt two cards in the big blind 3 folds. Button raises to $5. sb folds. Hero calls. […]

The post 5 Lucrative Check-Raising Strategies You Should Try Today appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

5 Tips for Playing Backdoor Flush & Straight Draws

5 Tips for Playing Backdoor Flush & Straight Draws

Backdoor draws play a significant role in the range construction process. If you aren’t don’t regularly consider backdoor draws when making decisions at the table, this short list of tips is for you. As you’re about to learn, backdoor draws aren’t valuable just because of their additional equity to hit a strong hand. Backdoor draws […]

The post 5 Tips for Playing Backdoor Flush & Straight Draws appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to Set Up a $145,084 Run in the Sunday Million (Analysis)

How to Set Up a $145,084 Run in the Sunday Million (Analysis)

If there’s one online poker tournament that everyone wants to final table, it’s the PokerStars Sunday Million. Tournament crusher Moritz ‘Mo’ Dietrich recently did just that, taking home $145,084 after making a deal with two players left. In this article, Mo reveals the strategy behind the first hand he played in the tournament — a […]

The post How to Set Up a $145,084 Run in the Sunday Million (Analysis) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

3 Small Stakes Hands Analyzed by High Stakes Veterans

3 Small Stakes Hands Analyzed by High Stakes Veterans

Have you ever wanted to pick the brain of an experienced high stakes poker player? In a recent module available in the Upswing Poker Lab, Doug Polk and Ryan Fees analyzed cash game hand samples that were submitted by Lab members. These hands have a micro-small stakes theme, with stakes ranging from $0.02/$0.05 to $0.25/$0.50. […]

The post 3 Small Stakes Hands Analyzed by High Stakes Veterans appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

What is Expected Value (EV) in Poker? This Basketball Analogy Will Make it Clear

What is Expected Value (EV) in Poker? This Basketball Analogy Will Make it Clear

Today we’re going to discuss expected value — what it means, why it’s important, and how to apply it. It’s one of the most basic concepts in poker, and one of the most important to understand. Table of Contents: What is Expected Value (EV)? Real World Example: The Steph Curry Bet How to Calculate Expected […]

The post What is Expected Value (EV) in Poker? This Basketball Analogy Will Make it Clear appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

What is Expected Value (EV) in Poker? This Basketball Analogy Will Make it Clear

What is Expected Value (EV) in Poker? This Basketball Analogy Will Make it Clear

Today we’re going to discuss expected value — what it means, why it’s important, and how to apply it. It’s one of the most basic concepts in poker, and one of the most important to understand. Table of Contents: What is Expected Value (EV)? Real World Example: The Steph Curry Bet How to Calculate Expected […]

The post What is Expected Value (EV) in Poker? This Basketball Analogy Will Make it Clear appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Wars (When Facing a Limp)

How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Wars (When Facing a Limp)

Last time we talked about blind vs blind battles, the focus was on playing as the big blind versus a raise. This time, we’ll be talking about how to approach playing as the big blind versus an open-limp by the small blind. Considering how often a player in the small blind should limp (in theory) […]

The post How to Win Your Blind vs Blind Wars (When Facing a Limp) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

What an Elite Player Thinks During a Big Final Table (Analysis)

What an Elite Player Thinks During a Big Final Table (Analysis)

Many tournament players love to talk about their bust out hands. They might play dozens of interesting hands over a 10-hour span, yet that final one is usually all you’ll hear about. We’ve all done it, but this really misses the bigger picture. What separates the tournament crushers from the bad regs isn’t just how […]

The post What an Elite Player Thinks During a Big Final Table (Analysis) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to React to a Check-Raise on the Turn: Theory vs Practice

How to React to a Check-Raise on the Turn: Theory vs Practice

If facing a turn check-raise has ever made you hate life, this is the article for you. We are about to go over both the theoretical and practical aspects of this situation so you can quickly identify the winningest strategy for your given hand. Table of Contents: General Advice for Playing vs Turn Check-Raise Practice […]

The post How to React to a Check-Raise on the Turn: Theory vs Practice appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to React to a Check-Raise on the Turn: Theory vs Practice

How to React to a Check-Raise on the Turn: Theory vs Practice

If facing a turn check-raise has ever made you hate life, this is the article for you. We are about to go over both the theoretical and practical aspects of this situation so you can quickly identify the winningest strategy for your given hand. Table of Contents: General Advice for Playing vs Turn Check-Raise Practice […]

The post How to React to a Check-Raise on the Turn: Theory vs Practice appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

(Quiz) Are You a Double Barrelin’ Cowboy at the Poker Table?

(Quiz) Are You a Double Barrelin’ Cowboy at the Poker Table?

Are you a double barrelin’ cowboy or a city slicker when it comes to c-betting on the turn? We’re about to find out! You’re about to “play” 10 hands that reach the turn after you’ve c-bet on the flop. You’ll have two simple options in each hand: bet or check. Keep in mind that a […]

The post (Quiz) Are You a Double Barrelin’ Cowboy at the Poker Table? appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

(Quiz) Are You a Double Barrelin’ Cowboy at the Poker Table?

(Quiz) Are You a Double Barrelin’ Cowboy at the Poker Table?

Are you a double barrelin’ cowboy or a city slicker when it comes to c-betting on the turn? We’re about to find out! You’re about to “play” 10 hands that reach the turn after you’ve c-bet on the flop. You’ll have two simple options in each hand: bet or check. Keep in mind that a […]

The post (Quiz) Are You a Double Barrelin’ Cowboy at the Poker Table? appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

4 Quick Hands That Will Help You Conquer Tournaments

4 Quick Hands That Will Help You Conquer Tournaments

Tournament poker can be the most glorious form of the game, or the most brutal. When variance is on your side and you win one, it feels like you’re the best player on the planet. On the other hand, when you are running bad and busting tournament after tournament, it feels like you can’t do […]

The post 4 Quick Hands That Will Help You Conquer Tournaments appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

4 Quick Hands That Will Help You Conquer Tournaments

4 Quick Hands That Will Help You Conquer Tournaments

Tournament poker can be the most glorious form of the game, or the most brutal. When variance is on your side and you win one, it feels like you’re the best player on the planet. On the other hand, when you are running bad and busting tournament after tournament, it feels like you can’t do […]

The post 4 Quick Hands That Will Help You Conquer Tournaments appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to Get Max Value from Poker Database Software

How to Get Max Value from Poker Database Software

Whether you play online poker seriously or just for practice, the following tips will help you improve your skills and win-rate with database software (like PokerTracker, Hold’em Manager, or DriveHUD). 1. Build yourself an effective HUD An effective HUD is one that contains only the most important and frequently used stats. These crucial stats will […]

The post How to Get Max Value from Poker Database Software appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

The #1 Mistake Players Make When Playing Higher Stakes

The #1 Mistake Players Make When Playing Higher Stakes

At some point in every poker player’s career it happens. You finally build up the courage and bankroll to take a shot at a bigger game, but the moment it starts going poorly you begin to question every decision.  That’s just what happened to Tanner, a member of the Upswing Lab training course. Luckily he […]

The post The #1 Mistake Players Make When Playing Higher Stakes appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

The #1 Mistake Players Make When Playing Higher Stakes

The #1 Mistake Players Make When Playing Higher Stakes

At some point in every poker player’s career it happens. You finally build up the courage and bankroll to take a shot at a bigger game, but the moment it starts going poorly you begin to question every decision.  That’s just what happened to Tanner, a member of the Upswing Lab training course. Luckily he […]

The post The #1 Mistake Players Make When Playing Higher Stakes appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Blind vs Blind Play Explained by a Super High Roller

Blind vs Blind Play Explained by a Super High Roller

As promised, Nick Petrangelo is back to help you improve your poker skills. The focus of this hand review video is blind versus blind strategy, but some money bubble-related concepts come up as well. Enjoy! [This post contains video, click to play] Check back for video #3 next Friday! It will cover a big spot […]

The post Blind vs Blind Play Explained by a Super High Roller appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

If You Can’t Ace This Cash Game Quiz, You Need to Join the Lab

The Upswing Lab training course has helped poker players of all levels exceed their goals. The Lab’s greatest success story is probably high stakes regular Ali Imsirovic, but many more have seen dramatic improvements as well. If you can’t get all 10 questions correct on this quiz, you really need to get the Lab (unless […]

The post If You Can’t Ace This Cash Game Quiz, You Need to Join the Lab appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

If You Can’t Ace This Cash Game Quiz, You Need to Join the Lab

The Upswing Lab training course has helped poker players of all levels exceed their goals. The Lab’s greatest success story is probably high stakes regular Ali Imsirovic, but many more have seen dramatic improvements as well. If you can’t get all 10 questions correct on this quiz, you really need to get the Lab (unless […]

The post If You Can’t Ace This Cash Game Quiz, You Need to Join the Lab appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Advance Your Multiway Skills with Nick Petrangelo (Free Video)

Advance Your Multiway Skills with Nick Petrangelo (Free Video)

High stakes tournament BOSS Nick Petrangelo is here to bolster your multiway pot game. He’s also got a special announcement about a new project he’s been working on. Watch below! [This post contains video, click to play] Want to win a free shirt, hat, or hoodie from the Upswing shop? For a chance to win, […]

The post Advance Your Multiway Skills with Nick Petrangelo (Free Video) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Advance Your Multiway Skills with Nick Petrangelo (Free Video)

Advance Your Multiway Skills with Nick Petrangelo (Free Video)

High stakes tournament BOSS Nick Petrangelo is here to bolster your multiway pot game. He’s also got a special announcement about a new project he’s been working on. Watch below! [This post contains video, click to play] Want to win a free shirt, hat, or hoodie from the Upswing shop? For a chance to win, […]

The post Advance Your Multiway Skills with Nick Petrangelo (Free Video) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

What Top Poker Pros Already Know About 4-Betting

What Top Poker Pros Already Know About 4-Betting

You’re about to learn how professional poker players approach 4-betting. You’ll find the answers to these key questions in this article: Why do we 4-bet? With which hands should we 4-bet? What 4-bet size should we use? How should we adjust our 4-bet sizes in tournaments? The answers are actually quite simple and you can […]

The post What Top Poker Pros Already Know About 4-Betting appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

What Top Poker Pros Already Know About 4-Betting

What Top Poker Pros Already Know About 4-Betting

You’re about to learn how professional poker players approach 4-betting. You’ll find the answers to these key questions in this article: Why do we 4-bet? With which hands should we 4-bet? What 4-bet size should we use? How should we adjust our 4-bet sizes in tournaments? The answers are actually quite simple and you can […]

The post What Top Poker Pros Already Know About 4-Betting appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Big Blind Defense Strategy 101: Tournaments vs Cash Games

Big Blind Defense Strategy 101: Tournaments vs Cash Games

Did you know that it is basically impossible to win money from the big blind in the long run? The big blind has to pay a full blind without looking at their cards (a massive disadvantage) and will be out of position against most opponents postflop. It’s an unforgiving position with many opportunities for mistakes. […]

The post Big Blind Defense Strategy 101: Tournaments vs Cash Games appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Playing with Deep Stacks: Tips, Tricks, & Adjustments to Help You Win

Playing with Deep Stacks: Tips, Tricks, & Adjustments to Help You Win

If playing with deep stacks (150bb+) makes you feel anxious or confused, this article will make your life easier. You’re about to learn how to: Adjust your preflop bet sizing when deep stacked. Choose the correct hands to 3-bet and 4-bet when deep stacked. Adjust your postflop game plan when deep stacked. Let’s dive in! […]

The post Playing with Deep Stacks: Tips, Tricks, & Adjustments to Help You Win appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to Win on Low Flops When You’re Out of Position

How to Win on Low Flops When You’re Out of Position

If you’ve ever looked down at a low flop and been unsure how to proceed, this is the article for you. Today we’re going to focus on how to play on low boards out of position after raising before the flop. This can be an intimidating spot because the stack-to-pot ratio is high (making it […]

The post How to Win on Low Flops When You’re Out of Position appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

(QUIZ) Can You Face Down a Double Barrel on the Turn?

(QUIZ) Can You Face Down a Double Barrel on the Turn?

Do you know when to fold, call, and raise against a double barrel on the turn? Let’s find out! Answer the following 10 questions in which you are the big blind versus a player who raised on the button, bet on the flop, and bet again on the turn, then you’ll get an online poker […]

The post (QUIZ) Can You Face Down a Double Barrel on the Turn? appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

When a WSOP Champ Called All-in with Ten-High (Analysis)

When a WSOP Champ Called All-in with Ten-High (Analysis)

With 5 players left in the 2019 EPT Monte Carlo Main Event, Ryan Riess and Manig Loeser played a hand that shocked poker fans around the world. Here’s what the stacks looked like before the hand was dealt: And the prize structure: Riess started the hand as by far the shortest stack — even shorter […]

The post When a WSOP Champ Called All-in with Ten-High (Analysis) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

When a WSOP Champ Called All-in with Ten-High (Analysis)

When a WSOP Champ Called All-in with Ten-High (Analysis)

With 5 players left in the 2019 EPT Monte Carlo Main Event, Ryan Riess and Manig Loeser played a hand that shocked poker fans around the world. Here’s what the stacks looked like before the hand was dealt: And the prize structure: Riess started the hand as by far the shortest stack — even shorter […]

The post When a WSOP Champ Called All-in with Ten-High (Analysis) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

7 Poker Tournament Tips for Running Deep More Often

7 Poker Tournament Tips for Running Deep More Often

Poker tournament tips is, apparently, a pretty common search term on Google. I assume the searchers are looking for a quick checklist to go over before playing a tournament, and not advice on how much to tip the dealers after a big win. When I searched “poker tournament tips” for myself, none of the results […]

The post 7 Poker Tournament Tips for Running Deep More Often appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Why Are Most Poker Players Wimpy Bluffers?

Why Are Most Poker Players Wimpy Bluffers?

(Photo: PartyPoker) In part 1 of this article series, I told you about the Honesty Principle. The Honesty Principle: As a whole, the poker community bluffs much less than it should. In part 2, you read about the poker artificial intelligence Libratus and its uncanny ability to bluff at balanced frequencies. It should be fairly […]

The post Why Are Most Poker Players Wimpy Bluffers? appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

When a Poker A.I. Went Crazy with Five-Three Suited (Analysis)

When a Poker A.I. Went Crazy with Five-Three Suited (Analysis)

In part 1 of this article series, we talked about the fact that the vast majority of poker players do not bluff often enough. As a result, their betting actions generally represent “honesty” (value hands) rather than “dishonesty” (bluffs). This led me to introduce what I call the Honesty Principle. The Honesty Principle: As a […]

The post When a Poker A.I. Went Crazy with Five-Three Suited (Analysis) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

When to Avoid Playing Theoretically Sound

When to Avoid Playing Theoretically Sound

I was just listening to a podcast with Doug Polk and Andres “Educa-p0ker” Artinano. This quote from Andres stood out (paraphrased): Solvers are very good for studying the preflop and flop strategy, but not so useful for studying the turn and the river. Andres is basically saying that it’s less important to play theoretically sound […]

The post When to Avoid Playing Theoretically Sound appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Why Do Random & Silly Bluffs Work?

Why Do Random & Silly Bluffs Work?

Have you ever wondered why pure bluffs work when they do? By pure, I mean situations where the player who is betting has absolutely nothing (not even a draw) while the player who ends up folding has something decent, say at least a pair. Let’s consider the following situation in a live $5/$10 cash game […]

The post Why Do Random & Silly Bluffs Work? appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Why Do Random & Silly Bluffs Work?

Why Do Random & Silly Bluffs Work?

Have you ever wondered why pure bluffs work when they do? By pure, I mean situations where the player who is betting has absolutely nothing (not even a draw) while the player who ends up folding has something decent, say at least a pair. Let’s consider the following situation in a live $5/$10 cash game […]

The post Why Do Random & Silly Bluffs Work? appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

3 Hands That Will Help You Bluff-Catch with More Success

3 Hands That Will Help You Bluff-Catch with More Success

Is there a more satisfying feeling in poker than calling a bluff? I really don’t think there is. I’m sure you want to experience feeling as much as possible, so you’re about to see 3 hand breakdowns that will help you sniff out more bluffs and fold at the right time. Each hand will include […]

The post 3 Hands That Will Help You Bluff-Catch with More Success appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

3 Tips for Winning with Gutshot Straight Draws

3 Tips for Winning with Gutshot Straight Draws

If you’ve ever been unsure of what to do with a gutshot straight draw, you’ve found the right article. Today you’ll learn 3 tips that will help you decide when to bet and when to check so that you start earning more money when you hold this type of draw. But first… What is a […]

The post 3 Tips for Winning with Gutshot Straight Draws appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Introduction to Pot Odds | How and When to Use Pot Odds in Poker

Introduction to Pot Odds | How and When to Use Pot Odds in Poker

If you aren’t familiar with pot odds in poker or if you just want a refresher, you’re reading the right article. You are about to learn what pot odds are and how to calculate them step-by-step. After that, we will go over 3 examples of using pot odds in different situations (preflop and postflop). Finally, […]

The post Introduction to Pot Odds | How and When to Use Pot Odds in Poker appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

The Only Two Valid Reasons to Bet in Poker (Every Other Reason is Wrong)

The Only Two Valid Reasons to Bet in Poker (Every Other Reason is Wrong)

Why do we bet? This question has fascinated the best poker players for decades now. The legendary David Sklansky probably had the biggest contribution to the unraveling of the reasons behind fundamentally sound betting. Until recent years, the consensus was that there are two reasons to bet: To get value with our strong hands from […]

The post The Only Two Valid Reasons to Bet in Poker (Every Other Reason is Wrong) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Hand Reading 101: How to Read Hands Better Than a TV Pro

Hand Reading 101: How to Read Hands Better Than a TV Pro

Hand reading is one of the most misunderstood concepts among casual poker players. The mistake these casual players make is trying to put their opponent on one specific hand. That may make for good TV, but it’s not a practical or effective way to approach hand reading. You’re about to learn the right way to […]

The post Hand Reading 101: How to Read Hands Better Than a TV Pro appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Hand Reading 101: How to Read Hands Better Than a TV Pro

Hand Reading 101: How to Read Hands Better Than a TV Pro

Hand reading is one of the most misunderstood concepts among casual poker players. The mistake these casual players make is trying to put their opponent on one specific hand. That may make for good TV, but it’s not a practical or effective way to approach hand reading. You’re about to learn the right way to […]

The post Hand Reading 101: How to Read Hands Better Than a TV Pro appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How to Win More Chips When Out of Position in 3-Bet Pots

How to Win More Chips When Out of Position in 3-Bet Pots

Like I said in part 1 of this series, a quick way to increase your win-rate is to improve your c-betting strategy in 3-bet pots. Last time you learned about c-betting in position (IP) as the 3-bettor on two different types of flops (coordinated and uncoordinated). Today you’ll learn about c-betting out of position (OOP) as the […]

The post How to Win More Chips When Out of Position in 3-Bet Pots appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

What the Best Poker Pros Already Know About Playing vs. Double Barrels

What the Best Poker Pros Already Know About Playing vs. Double Barrels

I know something about you without having met you: you love strategy games. (If you didn’t, you probably wouldn’t have clicked on an article about poker strategy.) Whether its chess, Magic: The Gathering, or League of Legends, you’ve probably spent a lot of time playing these games. So, you must already know that there are […]

The post What the Best Poker Pros Already Know About Playing vs. Double Barrels appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

When Should You Bet on the Flop After 3-Betting?

When Should You Bet on the Flop After 3-Betting?

A quick way to increase your win-rate is to improve your c-betting strategy in 3-bet pots. This article series will help you get ahead of your competition by improving your understanding of these crucial spots. In this first part, we’ll take a look at c-betting in position (IP) as the 3-bettor on two different types of […]

The post When Should You Bet on the Flop After 3-Betting? appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

5 Strategic Mistakes Poker Players Make (And How to Exploit Them)

5 Strategic Mistakes Poker Players Make (And How to Exploit Them)

Exploiting your opponents’ leaks is how you really take your win-rate to the next level.  What is a Leak in Poker? A leak is a consistent strategic mistake made by a poker player. This article is written so you don’t need to understand poker game theory to use these specific tactics to crush your opposition. That […]

The post 5 Strategic Mistakes Poker Players Make (And How to Exploit Them) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

These 4 Poker Cheat Sheets Will Make Your Life Easier

These 4 Poker Cheat Sheets Will Make Your Life Easier

Poker cheat sheets can be great tools for improving your skills. To help you crush your competition this year, we’re giving you 3 sheets that will help you avoid costly and embarrassing mistakes at the table. The sheets we’re giving you today include (click to jump to that sheet): Poker Hand Rankings Cheat Sheet Table […]

The post These 4 Poker Cheat Sheets Will Make Your Life Easier appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

3 Late Position Battles Analyzed by a Cash Game Expert

3 Late Position Battles Analyzed by a Cash Game Expert

Hey guys! In this article, we are going to take a close look at 3 hands in which we 3-bet on the button against a cutoff open. Upswing Lab coach Fried “mynameiskarl” Meulders played these hands at 500NL Zoom on PokerStars (a game he crushes). Then, he analyzed each one for his last Lab video […]

The post 3 Late Position Battles Analyzed by a Cash Game Expert appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

3 Late Position Battles Analyzed by a Cash Game Expert

3 Late Position Battles Analyzed by a Cash Game Expert

Hey guys! In this article, we are going to take a close look at 3 hands in which we 3-bet on the button against a cutoff open. Upswing Lab coach Fried “mynameiskarl” Meulders played these hands at 500NL Zoom on PokerStars (a game he crushes). Then, he analyzed each one for his last Lab video […]

The post 3 Late Position Battles Analyzed by a Cash Game Expert appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Why Bad Beats are a Poker Player’s Greatest Gift

Why Bad Beats are a Poker Player’s Greatest Gift

A smart friend once suggested to me that perhaps poker would be better if every time players were all-in, the dealer split the pot according to their equity, instead of running it out and pushing everything to the winner of the hand. For instance, if Alice had AA and Bob had KK and both went […]

The post Why Bad Beats are a Poker Player’s Greatest Gift appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

This Poker “Cheat Code” Will Help You Win More Hands

This Poker “Cheat Code” Will Help You Win More Hands

You’re about to learn about a powerful play that was kept secret for years by elite poker pros. It’s called “the weak lead”, and it entails leading on the turn into a player who just c-bet the flop. If you’re thinking “isn’t this called donk-betting?” the answer is yes! A decade or so ago, donk-betting […]

The post This Poker “Cheat Code” Will Help You Win More Hands appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

5 Quick Guidelines for Playing Versus C-Bets on the Flop

5 Quick Guidelines for Playing Versus C-Bets on the Flop

Poker is a bit like American football. It’s important to have a solid offense (playing as the aggressor), but if your defense (playing vs. the aggressor) sucks, you’re going to have a tough time winning. Perhaps the most crucial defensive situation in poker is playing vs. a flop c-bet after defending your big blind. This […]

The post 5 Quick Guidelines for Playing Versus C-Bets on the Flop appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Stop Bleeding Money in 3-Bet Pots (Playing Vs Missed Turn C-Bet)

Stop Bleeding Money in 3-Bet Pots (Playing Vs Missed Turn C-Bet)

The fastest way to improve at poker is to study the most consequential and frequent spots, such as 3-bet pots. In this article, you will find some tips and tactics for 3-bet pots that will help you win more consistently. More specifically, we are going to analyze 3 hands which have the following in common: […]

The post Stop Bleeding Money in 3-Bet Pots (Playing Vs Missed Turn C-Bet) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

3 Concepts That Should Shape Your Postflop Strategy in 2019 (Positional, Range, and Nut Advantage)

3 Concepts That Should Shape Your Postflop Strategy in 2019 (Positional, Range, and Nut Advantage)

Are you familiar with positional, range, and nut advantages in poker? Using these concepts to shape your postflop strategy will help you make more money in advantageous situations and limit your losses in disadvantageous ones. In this article, you will learn about each of these concepts and how exactly they should impact your strategy. Let’s […]

The post 3 Concepts That Should Shape Your Postflop Strategy in 2019 (Positional, Range, and Nut Advantage) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

3 Theoretically Winning Calls That Lose in Practice

3 Theoretically Winning Calls That Lose in Practice

Should you favor a theoretically sound strategy or play exploitative poker? This question has been a hot debate in the poker world for the past several years. Some are fierce supporters of theory (sometimes to their stack’s detriment), while others insist that theoretically sound poker has no value and should be disregarded (an absurd proposition). […]

The post 3 Theoretically Winning Calls That Lose in Practice appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

3 Theoretically Winning Calls That Lose in Practice

3 Theoretically Winning Calls That Lose in Practice

Should you favor a theoretically sound strategy or play exploitative poker? This question has been a hot debate in the poker world for the past several years. Some are fierce supporters of theory (sometimes to their stack’s detriment), while others insist that theoretically sound poker has no value and should be disregarded (an absurd proposition). […]

The post 3 Theoretically Winning Calls That Lose in Practice appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How a Strategy Mastermind Adjusts in Smaller Games (3 Hands)

How a Strategy Mastermind Adjusts in Smaller Games (3 Hands)

Adjusting your strategy to exploit weak players is one of the most valuable skills you can have as a poker player. Today we’ll take an in-depth look at 3 hands played by strategy mastermind Ryan Fee during a 50NL session he recorded for Upswing Lab members.  While analyzing each hand, we’ll focus on Fee’s read-based […]

The post How a Strategy Mastermind Adjusts in Smaller Games (3 Hands) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How a Strategy Mastermind Adjusts in Smaller Games (3 Hands)

How a Strategy Mastermind Adjusts in Smaller Games (3 Hands)

Adjusting your strategy to exploit weak players is one of the most valuable skills you can have as a poker player. Today we’ll take an in-depth look at 3 hands played by strategy mastermind Ryan Fee during a 50NL session he recorded for Upswing Lab members.  While analyzing each hand, we’ll focus on Fee’s read-based […]

The post How a Strategy Mastermind Adjusts in Smaller Games (3 Hands) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

When Should You Slow-Play a Strong Hand?

When Should You Slow-Play a Strong Hand?

It’s generally not a good idea to slow-play strong hands — you’ll usually win more money by fast-playing — but there is a time and a place for every move in poker. In this article, you’ll learn how to identify spots in which a tricky slow-play is more profitable than playing straightforward, and spots where […]

The post When Should You Slow-Play a Strong Hand? appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

When Should You Slow-Play a Strong Hand?

When Should You Slow-Play a Strong Hand?

It’s generally not a good idea to slow-play strong hands — you’ll usually win more money by fast-playing — but there is a time and a place for every move in poker. In this article, you’ll learn how to identify spots in which a tricky slow-play is more profitable than playing straightforward, and spots where […]

The post When Should You Slow-Play a Strong Hand? appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

How Should You React to Check-Raises on the Flop?

How Should You React to Check-Raises on the Flop?

It sucks to get check-raised, especially if you’re not sure how to react to them. It’s easy if your opponent is a tight player who rarely bluffs — against whom you should fold all but your strongest hands. But what about when a tough player — a guy who is capable of bluffing — check-raises […]

The post How Should You React to Check-Raises on the Flop? appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

The Ultimate Guide to 6-Handed Poker | 6-Max Cash Game Strategy

The Ultimate Guide to 6-Handed Poker | 6-Max Cash Game Strategy

6-max (or 6-handed) poker is by far the most popular online cash game format. 6-max games are so popular that they’ve almost completely replaced full-ring (or 9-handed) games on most online poker sites. If you want to become a successful online cash game player, having a strong 6-max game is mandatory. If you’re a tournament […]

The post The Ultimate Guide to 6-Handed Poker | 6-Max Cash Game Strategy appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

What is a Capped Range? How to Take Advantage of (And Protect Your Own) Capped Ranges

What is a Capped Range? How to Take Advantage of (And Protect Your Own) Capped Ranges

You probably already know that a range is the totality of hands that a player can have in a situation. You also probably know that focusing on ranges, not specific hands, is the professional way to approach poker. But are you familiar with the concept of capped ranges? Learning what a capped range is and […]

The post What is a Capped Range? How to Take Advantage of (And Protect Your Own) Capped Ranges appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

3 Spots You Should Actually Consider Theory (And 3 Spots You Shouldn’t)

3 Spots You Should Actually Consider Theory (And 3 Spots You Shouldn’t)

Poker theory can baffle new players, partly because they have preconceived notions about the game — they’ll say things like, “look him in the eye and you’ll know if he’s bluffing,” or, “I had a feeling that raising was the right play.” Usually, these players learn the hard way that there is much more to […]

The post 3 Spots You Should Actually Consider Theory (And 3 Spots You Shouldn’t) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

What Are Implied Odds? How to Use Implied Odds Like a Veteran Pro

What Are Implied Odds? How to Use Implied Odds Like a Veteran Pro

Implied odds aren’t difficult to understand, but many players misapply them while playing. This leads to easily avoidable but costly mistakes. To help you avoid such mistakes, you’re about to learn what implied odds are, how they work, and how they should help shape your strategy. We will cover: What are implied odds? How do […]

The post What Are Implied Odds? How to Use Implied Odds Like a Veteran Pro appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

Pros and Cons of 66% & 100% Pot-Sized C-Bets (The Ultimate Guide, Part 2)

Pros and Cons of 66% & 100% Pot-Sized C-Bets (The Ultimate Guide, Part 2)

Ready to bolster your flop c-betting skills? Today you’re going to learn the advantages and disadvantages of two common flop c-bet sizes: 66% and 100% pot-sized bets. This is part 2 of The Ultimate Guide to Flop C-Bet Sizing. Check out part 1 here. Here’s the example situation we’ll use throughout this article: You are playing […]

The post Pros and Cons of 66% & 100% Pot-Sized C-Bets (The Ultimate Guide, Part 2) appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

tonkaaaap Reveals 3 Insights On His Way To A 2000% ROI

tonkaaaap Reveals 3 Insights On His Way To A 2000% ROI

“Do as I say, not as I do” -Parker “tonkaaaap” Talbot as he analyzes a hand from a $530 multi-table tournament (MTT) on PartyPoker, which he went on to win for about $10k. In this 1.5 hour hand review for Upswing Lab members, tonkaaaap walks you through every hand he played in this MTT. I […]

The post tonkaaaap Reveals 3 Insights On His Way To A 2000% ROI appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More

tonkaaaap Reveals 3 Insights On His Way To A 2000% ROI

tonkaaaap Reveals 3 Insights On His Way To A 2000% ROI

“Do as I say, not as I do” -Parker “tonkaaaap” Talbot as he analyzes a hand from a $530 multi-table tournament (MTT) on PartyPoker, which he went on to win for about $10k. In this 1.5 hour hand review for Upswing Lab members, tonkaaaap walks you through every hand he played in this MTT. I […]

The post tonkaaaap Reveals 3 Insights On His Way To A 2000% ROI appeared first on Upswing Poker.

Read More