Posted by Kathleen Girvan on Jan 25, 2016 Posted in UK Poker News | No Comments »
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The Cromwell Mint Casino, a popular poker spot in London’s fashionable South Kensington, was recently hit with scandal as one of its dealers was discovered to have stolen thousands of pounds worth of chips by concealing them in his socks. The elaborate con was carried out by theRead Full Article

Posted by Kathleen Girvan on Nov 04, 2015 Posted in UK Poker News | No Comments »
ladbrokes profit

One of the world’s largest gambling companies has recorded a serious drop in profit for the third quarter of 2015.  In recently released trading updates to the London Stock Exchange, UK bookmakers Ladbrokes (which runs a successful online poker website) has admitted to investors that they have suffered significant dips in theirRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 07, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, UK Poker News | No Comments »
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The PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) London Main Event is just getting started, but the tournament series has already played host to two very prestigious tournaments, the PokerStars UKIPT London Main Event and the EPT London Super-High-Roller tournament. On Sunday both events crowned a champion, with Scotland’s RobbieRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 14, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, UK Poker News | No Comments »
UKIPT

With a £1 million guarantee, the latest stop on the PokerStars UKIPT tour in Nottingham was destined to see a big turnout. But even tournament organizers (with their ever-optimistic expectations) were likely surprised at the turnout for the event. A total of 1,625 players made their way toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 26, 2012 Posted in UK Poker News, World Poker News | No Comments »
European Poker Awards

On Wednesday night at the Aviation Club in Paris, France the 2011 European Poker Awards were handed out. Among the winners of the coveted awards were Sam Trickett (Poker Player of the Year) and Pius Heinz (Best Tournament Performance) with longtime poker insider Jesse May heading home withRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 31, 2011 Posted in UK Poker News, World Poker News | No Comments »
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On January 25th, 2012 the European Poker community will descend on the Aviation Club in Paris, France to hand out 10 European Poker Awards (EPA’s) to the biggest stars on the European poker scene. This will mark the 11th consecutive year that the European Poker Awards have beenRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 12, 2011 Posted in TV Poker, UK Poker News | No Comments »
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Sam Holden may not have been able to win poker’s biggest prize at the final table of the World Series of Poker Main Event, but the UK native did add to the $782k he won for his 8th place finish in poker’s biggest tournament by winning the latestRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 24, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, UK Poker News | No Comments »
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Yesterday Genting Poker announced the creation of a new live tournament series that will take place across the UK, the Genting Poker Series. The Genting Poker Series will feature seven stops in its inaugural season, culminating with a stop in London for a £1,500 buy-in Main Event inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 14, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, UK Poker News | No Comments »
Sam Trickett

Chalk up yet another $1 million score for Titan Poker pro Sam Trickett, as the young poker star increased his 2011 tournament earnings to a mind-boggling $4.5 million this past weekend by winning the 2011 Partouche Poker Tour Main Event. After a mammoth field turned out for last year’sRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 27, 2011 Posted in Irish Poker News, UK Poker News | No Comments »
UKIPT

Season 2 of the very popular PokerStars United Kingdom Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) has come to a close and it was British poker pro Sam Razavi who captured one of the tour’s top honors, being named the Player of the Season for Season 2 of the UKIPT. Razavi,Read Full Article