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Memories of David “Devilfish” Ulliott

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Poker icon David “Devilfish” Ulliott, from Hull, England, succumbed to cancer quietly and with class last week. He won WSOP, WPT titles and was a legend in high stakes cash games. Out of respect for Nolan Dalla and Stu Ungar, I won’t call Devilfish ‘One of a Kind’ – but, like Stuey, it would certainly […]

Dinosaurs, dancing and giggling hysterics at WPTNUK Newcastle

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We’d be remiss, with the WPT National UK returning to Newcastle from April 30th to May 3rd, if we didn’t offer some advice of what you should be doing when you’re away from the tables. Here’s half a dozen ways you to make the most of the city that never sleeps but don’t blame us […]

WPT champion Tony Dunst on reading your opponents

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One of my favourite books, when I was first learning poker, was Mike Caro’s Book of Poker Tells. After playing live poker for a couple years, I realised he vastly overestimated how much learning each tell added to your hourly rate, but I have come across some tells he wrote about. When watching someone during […]

Bring yourself a little joy and end your tilt

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Poker is often a delicious dish of dichotomy. People partake in a pinch of poker because it’s a great way to reduce stress. So why do so many computer workstations reside alongside the great mouse graveyard? The one-outer hits the river, the flush draw misses, the flush gets there but it’s not your flush. My […]

Six awesome tips to survive your first casino visit

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So, you’ve come to the decision that poker is where it’s at and you want to grab yourself a big piece of poker pie, especially now that partypoker and DTD are massively shaking up the UK poker scene. Well I can tell you, poker, like Guinness, is definitely an acquired taste. But who hasn’t acquired […]

$2.806 million paid out during 2015 partypoker Pokerfest

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The 2015 partypoker Pokerfest is done and dusted with all of the scheduled 77 events completed. With buy-ins suited for bankrolls of all sizes, it’s no wonder the partypoker virtual felts were as busy as they’ve ever been as players from all four corners of the globe are battling it out to become a 2015 Pokerfest […]

Can playing Daily Fantasy Sports be almost as fun as playing poker?

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During the past nine months I’ve found something I enjoy doing almost as much as playing poker and it takes the form of Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS). There are a number of parallels between DFS and poker. But is it as fun as playing poker? I’ve made a profit so far but can’t be certain […]

You can now have two bites at the $200K’s cherry!

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Let’s have a show of hands. Put them high into the air if you have ever played in our $200K Guaranteed Sunday event. Keep them pointing towards the sky if you have bust from the $200K Guaranteed Sunday at the hands of a bad beat or a mistake you made and wished you could have […]

Making the transition from online to live poker

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To play poker or not to play poker, that is the question? It’s not a trick question and the answer is, of course, yes. With the $32,000 promotion well under way in the partypoker UK community Facebook forum, many of you are winning seats and starting to get nervous about playing in the “Grand Prix […]

The WPT is heading to Amsterdam so let the red lights lead the way

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The World Poker Tour (WPT) National series dropped anchor in the Netherlands for the first time in October 2014 and was a roaring success, leading to scores of questions on social media about when the next Dutch WPT would be. Yesterday, the WPT proudly announced, after signing a four-year partnership with Holland Casino, that the world’s […]