Posted by Adam Grunwerg on Nov 29, 2011 Posted in Live Poker News | No Comments »
prague

All eyes will be on the quaint city of the Prague as the Czech capital hosts the 12-day long Prague Poker Festival. With its impressive architecture, Prague is a city steeped in culture and historic tradition. It’s also a popular party destination, with people from all over EuropeRead Full Article

Posted by Adam Grunwerg on May 20, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »
poker game of skill

The most crucial and life-threatening element of legalised online poker in the US is whether poker is can be considered a form of gambling or a game of skill. For years the PPA (Poker Players Association) and online poker players have argued that poker is a game ofRead Full Article

Posted by Adam Grunwerg on May 05, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »
european poker stocks

Share prices in UK gaming companies including 888 Holdings, Playtech and Bwin.Party have soared after the recent “Black Friday” illegal crackdown on US poker sites. Bwin.Party shares have shot up 30%, 888 Holdings (owned of 888 Poker) up 19% and Playtech 8%. The reasons for the share priceRead Full Article

Posted by Adam Grunwerg on Mar 28, 2011 Posted in UK Poker News | No Comments »
UK Poker

The past week has been very busy one for poker news editors. While the launch of PokerFives.com Online Training, PokerListings.com’s take-over of Cake Poker, and Victory Poker’s Move to the Cereus Network has stolen the lime light; a number of other smaller news stories have taken place inRead Full Article

Posted by Adam Grunwerg on Feb 25, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »
Poker Traffic

While online poker growth has actually sinked below 0% for the first time in the last 10 years world wide, the UK poker market is experiencing one of the highest growth rates out of any country. Erika Poole, the marketing manage at PKR, explained in a recent newsRead Full Article

Posted by Adam Grunwerg on Jan 17, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, UK Poker News | No Comments »
wcp2011

Italy edged the UK team to winning the 2011 PokerStars World Cup of Poker at 1am on the 15th January 2011. The Italian team of Davide Scafati, Litterio Pirrotta, Marco Mancini and Ravel Furfaro and PokerStars Pro Luca Pagano edged the UK team to win their first everRead Full Article

Posted by Adam Grunwerg on Dec 24, 2010 Posted in Poker Industry News, UK Poker News | No Comments »
ladbokes 888

Here’s some interesting news that should affect the UK/European online gaming market. According to the Financial Times newspaper, the massive UK bookmaker firm Ladbrokes is set for a takeover deal to buy 888 Holdings for a total value believed to be worth £240 million. The deal, which accordingRead Full Article

Posted by Adam Grunwerg on Nov 19, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »
EPT Vienna

German 20-year-old Michael Eiler became the first German to win the EPT since Team PokerStars Pro Sandra Naujoks won EPT Dortmund in season 5 in March 2009. The bolsty young German pushed aside hopes of Negreanu clinching his way back in the All-Time Money List, who fails toRead Full Article

Posted by Adam Grunwerg on Nov 19, 2010 Posted in US Poker News | No Comments »
NAPT

Las Vegas professional poker player Joe Tehan won the PokerStars North American Poker Tour (NAPT) $5,000 buy-in No Limit Holdem Main Event last night, eliminating the final 7 opponents for a 1st place prize of $725,000. Joe Tehan is an experienced professional poker tournament player with more thanRead Full Article

Posted by Adam Grunwerg on Nov 15, 2010 Posted in UK Poker News | No Comments »
GUKPT Blackpool

David Johnson has won the GUKPT Blackpool 2010, taking home a prize of £465,000 ($110,000) and beating a tough field of 246 other players. The 8th leg of GUKPT (Grosvenor Casino UK Poker Tour) in Blackpool was the penultimate tournament of this year’s tour.  The final, which isRead Full Article