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Become an EastEnder for the Week

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If you’re joining hundreds of other players at this week’s World Poker Tour National UK Accumulator event at Aspers Casino in Stratford, East London, then you’ll be in good company. Celebrities, footballers and poker pros alike will be playing in Wednesday night’s exclusive ‘DT38’ charity event raising money for the Dylan Tombides foundation. With three […]

Teach The People: A Battle of the Blinds

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Unlike many aspects of poker tournament strategy, there are fewer agreed upon “standard” plays when it comes to a battle of the blinds, especially when the stacks are deep. When stacks are short — around 20 blinds or less — most blind versus blind strategy involves going all-in pre-flop, but there’s more nuance once the […]

Meet The partypoker People: Moyra Davies

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Here at partypoker, we’re proud of the diversity of our customers. Men, women, young internet grinders and so-called old school poker players all flock to the partypoker tables and help create this amazing community. Combined, they help make partypoker what it is: poker for the people. The latest partypoker player to take some time from […]

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 […]

WPT National London Kicks Off With the DT38 Foundation Charity Tournament

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The latest WPT National London festival opens its doors to the poker loving public on July 30, but before then there is an extra special tournament scheduled to kick the festival at Aspers Casino Stratford, a charity tournament to raise money for the DT38 Foundation. Kicking off at 7:00pm on Wednesday 29 July is the […]

Reliving the awesome Kings Of Vegas experience

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Do you have a bucket list? You know, a list of experiences or achievements you hope to have accomplished during your lifetime, before you “kick the bucket?” Most poker players do. Ask any of them to name one item on their bucket list and, unless they have been fortunate enough to have ticked it off […]

Teach The People: Knowing when to fold

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Most of poker is folding. If you’re at a full handed table, it’s difficult to play more than 30% of your hands and be profitable; most professionals fall closer to 20% of hands played. This means that the bulk of your time at the table is spent folding and watching the action go by. Knowing […]

Meet The partypoker People: Paul Tuvey

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We’ve had an overwhelming positive response to our Meet The partypoker People campaign with dozens of partypoker players taking time out from crushing the tables to chat with us here at the partypoker blog. This week’s segment sees us sit down with Paul Tuvey, the man behind Poker at the 147 Snooker Centre. Let’s find […]

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 […]

partypoker study shows poker is a top psyche out sport

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We recently conducted a study of 2,000 adults where we asked them about the best celebrations in sport and which sports required competitors to be able to psyche out their opponents in order to succeed and unsurprisingly poker was ranked up there in the latter category. Twenty percent of the people surveyed ranked poker as […]