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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Win a £200 seat to WPT Newcastle

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No matter how much we like or hate admitting it, most men love to see a scuffle break out in sports. So, what is it we like about fights? Is it the surge of adrenaline we feel when it’s all about to kick off? It may come down to our primal instincts or primitive roots, […]

Memories of David “Devilfish” Ulliott

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Poker icon David “Devilfish” Ulliott, from Hull, England, succumbed to cancer quietly and with class last week. He won WSOP, WPT titles and was a legend in high stakes cash games. Out of respect for Nolan Dalla and Stu Ungar, I won’t call Devilfish ‘One of a Kind’ – but, like Stuey, it would certainly […]

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 […]

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 […]

UK poker growth on the cards with DTD/partypoker partnership

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Having staged successful events in the past (’24 hr Big Game’ and WPT UK), a new and exciting agreement between partypoker and Dusk Till Dawn (DTD) promises to expand and strengthen UK’s poker scene, both for live and online events. DTD owner Rob Yong is a European poker pioneer and one of, if not the […]

Want to qualify for a live WPT event?

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Tony Dunst, the reigning World Poker Tour Caribbean champion, knows a thing or two about qualifying for major live poker events, and here he shares a couple of handy hints to help you qualify for the upcoming WPT National UK Newcastle Main Event. The cheapest way to gain entry into a World Poker Tour live event […]