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Teach The People: The Power of Position

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If you’ve ever played a session of blackjack, then you know the advantage that comes with being able to act second. It’s the main reason the house has an edge in the game, and if you make a priority to act second in poker—by having position—then you’ll enjoy a similar advantage. Acting second is so […]

The Top 5 Summer Transfer Deadline Day Deals

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Today, August 31 2015, is your last chance to register your team for the UK Team Challenge. You may want to think of it in the same terms as the deadline day on the football calendar! Who are you going to sign? With it being the UK Team Challenge deadline day, we thought we’d take […]

Incredible value awaits you in the UK Community Forum

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You’re probably already aware that partypoker has a vibrant Facebook page, but did you know that we also have a secret group on Facebook? One that is private. One that is hosted by our very own Colette Stewart and Dusk Till Dawn’s Nicola Veitch and Michelle Orpe. One with incredible value for its members. One […]

Teach The People: Suited Connectors

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Suited connectors are some of the most fun hands in hold’em to play. Playing them well requires an understanding of implied odds, semi-bluffing, and river scenarios, since you’ll sometimes reach the river with nothing and have to decide whether to bluff or give up on your hand. For the sake of discussion, we’ll consider suited […]

Meet The People: Ben Kett – The Ninja Turtles’ Captain

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Are you one of the many partypoker player currently competing in the UK Team Challenge? If so, you will no doubt have bumped into Ben “DoobieFish” Kett and his trio of team mates at some point, not least because they are the current runaway leaders of the competition, the only team to have surpassed 2 […]

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 […]

Five of the greatest sports teams of all-time

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In sport, like in poker, sometimes everything clicks into place and greatness is achieved, unprecedented greatness on some occasions. There have been several dozen teams that have dominated their sport during the history of sport, but the partypoker blog has selected five of the greatest sports teams from around the world who we think stand […]

Happiness in Isolation

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We all want to be involved in poker’s monster pots – whether it’s for a monster stack in the $150,000 Guaranteed during the Sunday Majors or just to sneak into the money in a Daily Majors tournament. Every pot in poker is worth fighting for but sometimes getting your opponent away from the pack is […]

Meet The People: Shaun Blackshaw

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Each and every Monday, we open up our blog and invite a partypoker player or member of staff in for a quick chat as part of our Meet The People campaign. This week, it is the turn of Shaun Blackshaw to sit in the hot seat. Shaun is a 24-year old who calls Walsall home. […]

Earn More Points Three Times Per Day During Happy Hour?

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Cast your mind back to March 1 when the new partypoker loyalty program came into play, bringing back the ability to exchange your points into cold, hard cash. We said back then that we would be adding a number of new and exciting items to the store over time and if you’ve not checked the […]