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Playing with Pocket Jacks

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Because pocket jacks can vary from spearheading one of the strongest in the hand to being barely worth a call, they are often thought of as a ‘trouble hand’ by beginners. It’s pocket jacks’ lack of clarity that creates trouble for less experienced players. When playing pocket jacks in tournament poker the primary factor to […]

On his way to WPT500, Kenneth Vass wins a Kings of Vegas package

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Our Meet the partypoker People segment made its debut last week when we sat down and spoke to Liverpool’s John Garside who, after only nine days of being a partypoker customer, won a $6,000 Kings of Vegas package. We have another Kings of Vegas winner to introduce you to this week so step forward, Mr […]

Grand Prix Million online and live legs gain momentum

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We imagine by now, unless your internet coverage over the past few weeks has been as patchy as Adam Brody’s beard, you’re aware that our showcase event, the partypoker Grand Prix Million has commenced. The $120 buy-in tournament that features a massive $1 million guaranteed prize pool is underway and gaining momentum by the day. It’s kind of a big […]

Let’s hear it for the WPT

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World Poker Tour Season XIII is in the books. I’ve been fortunate enough to be a part of the WPT since Day 1. If you have a job you love, consider yourself very lucky. I sure do. I still thoroughly enjoy what I do and love working for the WPT, whose staff are professional, very […]

Embarrassing Texas Hold’em moments

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At first glance poker, and particularly Texas Hold’em, can be an intimidating game to learn. It’s not as simple and obvious as numerous other games offered in the casino. You can’t just bet red or black and let the croupier handle the rest. You need to understand the rules and structure of the game, and […]

Meet John Garside, a Kings of Vegas package winner

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John Garside couldn’t believe his luck when, after only being a partypoker member for just over a week, he won one of the first $6,000 Kings of Vegas packages. The 47-year old father-of-three from Liverpool works in the busy world of I.T. and, being a regular on various live poker tours around the United Kingdom, […]

Introducing Hear The partypoker People

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Every second Saturday, through one of our four new social media segments, Hear the People, we’re opening the doors to our partypoker players because we understand it’s you, our loyal followers, making partypoker tick. You play on the site day-in day-out and we want to ensure you have the best possible experience each time you […]

WPT champion Tony Dunst on reading your opponents

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Tuesday’s just got a whole lot more fun and educational thanks to the launch of Teach the partypoker People. Our customers are extremely important to us and if we can increase your poker-playing skills while having a great time then everyone is a winner. Follow us on Twitter where we’ll be using the hashtag #TeachTheppp […]

Former Newcastle great Rob Lee on NUFC, boxing and more

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We had the pleasure of sitting down with Newcastle United great Rob Lee between some intense foosball action in the partypoker lounge at the WPT National in Newcastle to do what men do best (no, not that), chat about sports. Pacquiao or Mayweather He, like most people, wants Manny Pacquiao to beat Floyd Mayweather senseless […]

2015 WPT National Newcastle live updates

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Kevin Simpson Wins 2015 WPT National Newcastle Main Event (£24,000) They think it’s all over, it is now! Kevin Simpson has emerged as a worthy champion in the 2015 WPT National Newcastle Main Event and collects the £24,000 first place prize, a pair of Monster headphones, the coveted trophy and entries to all three flights […]