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Antonius Samuel crowned partypoker Grand Prix Million champion

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$100,000. That is the tidy sum that is currently nestled in the partypoker account of Antonius Samuel, his prize money for coming out on top of the inaugural partypoker Grand Prix Million at Dusk Till Dawn (DTD) in Nottingham. Winning a major tournament is a remarkable enough achievement in its own right, but Samuel’s is […]

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 […]

2015 partypoker Grand Prix Million Final Day Updates

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Antonius Samuel WINS the $1million partypoker Dusk Till Dawn Grand Prix for $100,000!   After a mammoth battle across days of high-drama here in Nottingham, we have a champion! Antonius Samuel has done it, and in some style! Antonius raised all-in with and Stacy called it off with . Coore was cruising on the board of […]

Meet the people: partypoker qualifiers Josiane Hubert

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While enjoying some competitive poker at the Grand Prix Million, we’ve had the pleasure of getting to know some incredible people, compelling us to share their stories as part of Meet the People. Full-time mum and carer Josiane Hubert couldn’t believe she qualified for the Grand Prix, especially as it cost her next to nothing. […]

Who will be crowned our Grand Prix Million champion?

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Playing in a poker tournament that has a million dollar prize pool isn’t, like the massive amount indicates, something reserved for the high-stakes professionals. It’s something all poker players can be a part of, but only if you hurry. The inaugural partypoker Grand Prix Million at Dusk Till Dawn, Nottingham features a $1 million guaranteed […]

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 […]

On his way to WPT500, Kenneth Vass wins a Kings of Vegas package

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Our Meet the partypoker People segment made its debut last week when we sat down and spoke to Liverpool’s John Garside who, after only nine days of being a partypoker customer, won a $6,000 Kings of Vegas package. We have another Kings of Vegas winner to introduce you to this week so step forward, Mr […]

Grand Prix Million online and live legs gain momentum

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We imagine by now, unless your internet coverage over the past few weeks has been as patchy as Adam Brody’s beard, you’re aware that our showcase event, the partypoker Grand Prix Million has commenced. The $120 buy-in tournament that features a massive $1 million guaranteed prize pool is underway and gaining momentum by the day. It’s kind of a big […]

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 […]