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Mike Sexton’s Book Launch is a Roaring Success

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partypoker Ambassador and all-round legend Mike Sexton’s autobiography “Life’s a Gamble” is now in the public domain after a hugely successful book launch party at Julian Serrano’s at ARIA Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, which all WPT500 players who qualified at partypoker were invited to. With how open and accessible Mike Sexton is, many […]

Mike Sexton: Happenings at the WSOP

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I’ve been playing at the WSOP for about 10 days now and although I have only one cash in five events (slight loser thus far), I’m really enjoying playing. I must say I am impressed with the smoothness of the way they run the WSOP. It’s a complete three-ring circus with the number of entries, […]

Tony Dunst’s European Adventure: Part 1

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For the last 10 years, I spent the better half of summer in Las Vegas, trudging back and forth to the Rio every day; full of optimism in the mornings, and misery in the evenings. This summer, I decided to adopt what I call the ‘Steve O’Dwyer Super System’. As you may know, Steve O’Dwyer […]

Mike Sexton Speaks: A Busy Summer Ahead

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It’s time for the annual WSOP in Las Vegas – a poker player’s opportunity for fame and fortune. I’ve loved the WSOP since the first year I attended in 1984. I played in three events that year, made two final tables, and it literally changed my life. I knew right then that I would never […]

Meet The People: partypoker Ambassador Tony Dunst

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partypoker ambassador Tony Dunst is something of a rarity in poker. Not only has he enjoyed success in the online and live poker worlds, he has also forged a career away from the tables as the host of the WPT Raw Deal strategy segment on the televised World Poker Tour circuit. Tony became a WPT […]

Mike Sexton Reacts to His Lifetime Achievement Award

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On February 25, 2016, I was honored as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2nd edition of the GPI American Poker Awards in Beverly Hills, CA. It was a fabulous evening, first class all the way. More importantly, many deserving people who have all contributed to the betterment of the poker industry, […]

Teach The People: How to play pocket queens

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Pocket queens are unquestionably a premium hand in no limit Texas Hold’em, but there’s a large disparity between how confident you feel with queens and how confident you feel with kings or aces. As there are more nuance to  playing pocket queens, new players often consider them a “trouble hand” and alter their raise sizes to […]

Mike Sexton speaks – potential brand ambassadors

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In my previous blog post, Let’s hear it for the WPT, I discussed the many difficulty associated with obtaining sponsorship from mainstream companies, even for the most long-standing and reputable poker entities. Today I will be writing about individual sponsorship for players. Numerous poker players have enjoyed sponsorship deals from online poker sites and hopefully […]

partypoker presents – The WPT500 at Aria

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If you’re a poker player looking for some real value in the near future, you might consider playing the WPT500 at ARIA – the first day 1’s started in May and the tournament runs through until July 6 (with ten starting flights). Here are some very good reasons to play the WPT500 at ARIA: The guarantee […]

Teach The People: How to play small pairs

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Playing small pairs in hold’em can be awkward because unless they flop a set, they can be difficult to win with when the hand goes to showdown. Exactly what qualifies as a small pair is relative to the situation, but for the purpose of this article we’ll say small pairs are pocket twos through to […]