Strategy

The Emotional Impact of Poker

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Long stints at the poker table can be a thrilling and rewarding pursuit. But like any activity if you do it for long stretches of time without leaving it alone, poker can come with a hidden toll. We’re not talking about a losing session or hit to your bankroll, but the emotional impact of playing […]

Business Lessons You Can Learn on the Felt

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Playing poker shares similarities with the business world, particularly when one thinks about trading on the stock market. These similarities allow us to take lessons learned at the felt and apply them to both business and everyday life decisions, and vice-versa. One of the easiest, yet often regarded as the most important, business lesson you […]

The Dangers of Running Well

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We’ve all endured a losing session and prayed to the Poker Gods for a change in fortune. Every one of us has put up with the vagaries of variance, done our time at the Last Buy-In Saloon and been as card-dead as Stannis Baratheon on Father’s Day. But what are the pitfalls of running well? […]

How to Play the Early Stages of a Poker Tournament

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With so many of the crucial pay-jumps happening in the latter stages, much of our poker advice will help you crush those late stages, dominate that final table and walk away with the biggest prizes after owning the MTT field. But unless you make it into the money, run deep and final table, you can’t […]

How to Survive Your First Trip to Las Vegas

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Fabulous Las Vegas is a place that every poker player should visit at least once in their lifetime, and thanks to partypoker you could be doing just that via our special satellites that feed into the $1 million guaranteed WPT500 tournament. You can win your way to the place affectionately known as “Sin City” for […]

A Guide to Dealing With Tilt

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From the beginner to the expert, everyone in poker has suffered from ‘Tilt’ at one point or another. One of the most debilitating impacts on the poker player’s game is the phenomenon where you enter a state of mind that would be considered angry, frustrated or overly emotional. Entering Tilt often happens after losing a […]