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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 […]

“Playing poker, an adrenaline rush like no other”

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How much would you pay to face a ball from Shane Warne? Could you put a value on playing a round of golf with Rory McIlroy or stepping up to the oche with Phil Taylor? It largely depends on your love for the respective game coupled with the depth of your pockets, which would have […]

Take charge of your body posture and improve your win rate

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How can someone over six feet tall look so small? I went to a local football match where a player, for 35 minutes, barely moved out of the centre circle. Looking defeated, he slogged around slowly with a hunchback, barely getting a kick in. The referee blew for half time. Watching the dejected bloke trudge […]

Unbelievable giveaways continue in our private Facebook group

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We’ve had an unbelievable week and given away 250 $30 seats to into the DTD 300 Deepstack to our forum members, many of whom also won a £320 seat and were playing in the £100,000 GTD until the wee hours of Monday morning. Currently, with 675 members in the partypoker UK Community Facebook Forum, freerolls […]

$2.4 Million Guaranteed Pokerfest returns on March 29

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Clear your calendar from March 29 to April 12 and then hold onto your hats as Pokerfest is returning and promises to be the best ever. Pokerfest 2015 is a 15-day online poker extravaganza that sees a staggering 77 exciting events with combined prize pools in excess of $2.4 million. As with previous instalments of […]

Poker legend Mike Sexton calls out the WSOP!

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I’m a partypoker and WPT guy and have no grievances against the WSOP. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. The opinions expressed in this article are from an old-school poker player who has always had nothing but love and respect for the WSOP. I seriously doubt that anyone has loved, supported (I’ve been to every […]

Join the party with partypoker’s exclusive UK Community Facebook Forum

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A huge hello to all partypoker fans everywhere. My name is Michelle Orpe and I’m extremely excited to be hosting the exclusive partypoker UK Community Facebook forum. Many UK players will recognize me from the poker circuit as I have been around for nearly a decade now. Many moons ago I started out hosting a […]