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partypoker Ambassador Mike Sexton Wins WPT Montreal

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If you watch the televised World Poker Tour broadcasts you will no doubt be familiar with the pairing of poker legend and partypoker ambassador Mike Sexton and Vince van Patten giving their expert opinion on the action. Tune into the WPT Montreal Main Event show when it airs in 2017 and Sexton will be missing […]

Sexton Speaks: No Rest for the Weary

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partyoker ambassador and poker legend Mike Sexton talks to the partypoker blog about the recent WPT UK festival at Dusk Till Dawn. If you’re following and/or participating in the partypoker adventures this fall, you’ve been quite busy. I recently spent eleven days in Nottingham, England for three major ‘live’ poker championships held at Dusk Till […]

Sexton Speaks: The partypoker MILLIONS

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This is the one you’ve been waiting for – the partypoker MILLIONS. It’s a £5m guaranteed prize pool with at least £1m going to the winner. It’s the brainchild of Rob Yong (owner of Dusk Till Dawn) and this guy thinks BIG! He puts out guarantees that are ‘wowing’ and this one takes the cake. […]

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 […]