Tony Dunst

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The poker world according to Tony Dunst

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Tony Dunst, as by now you’re probably aware, has played poker against people from every corner of the globe and the wily professional has agreed to share his opinion about an array of nationalities he has come face to face with at the felt. We like to call this segment, the Poker World According to […]

A bad beat at the worst possible time

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The cliché response to hearing about a bad beat is, “that’s poker”, a response that’s half sorry about that and half shut up about it. It’s rare to find a bad beat that’s interesting to anyone but the person who experienced it, the best stories typically involving two players who are rivals, dislike each other […]

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 […]

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, […]