Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Oct 29, 2009 Posted in UK Poker News | No Comments »

The sixth and final event of this years British Masters Poker Tour has concluded and it was John Gardner who took down the tournament in great fashion winning himself a nice little £13.500. The number of entrants has been down on what the organizers’ would have hoped forRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Oct 29, 2009 Posted in WPT News | No Comments »

Tommy Vedes has won the 2009 WPT Festa al Lago. A first place prize of $1.2 million is a nice little addition to his bank roll for the player who also made a deep run in this years WSOP Main event. This win has pushed Tommy up toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 28, 2009 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

After a lengthy 9 hour session that saw numerous breaks in the action Full Tilt Poker Pro Patrik Antonius saw his counterpart Tom “durrrr” Dwan increase his lead by almost $100,000 –Bluff Magazine puts the final tally at around $80,000, while Dwan himself thought the figure to beRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Oct 28, 2009 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

New and Innovative poker playing website POFACES.com has today gone live after completing several test tournaments and a soft launch the site is now up and running and ready to go. This new site brings the live game to the online world by using live webcam feeds inRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Oct 28, 2009 Posted in Poker Player News, UK Poker News | No Comments »

Wow what a year for British Pro and Hit Squad Member James Akenhead, first off he is one on the November 9 elite, made the WSOPE final table finishing a respectable 9th and has now made his third final table in sucession by reaching the final of theRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Oct 26, 2009 Posted in Irish Poker News | No Comments »

Stevie has moved allin and been called. Stevie shows 5-5, caller shows Q-J. turn brings a Jack, and Stevie leaves us in 6th.

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Oct 26, 2009 Posted in Irish Poker News | No Comments »

21:00 Chis stacks Igor Kurganov 1,586,000 Gary Mealy 1,337,000 Michael O’Sullivan 1,134,000 Matej Kokalj 875,000 Michael Murphy 698,000 Stephen Devlin 338,000

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 26, 2009 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

The upcoming issue of ESPN the Magazine will feature a first: It will be the first time a poker player has appeared on the cover of a major non-poker publication. ESPN couldn’t have chosen a more worthy player than Phil Ivey; who is arguably the face of pokerRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Oct 26, 2009 Posted in Irish Poker News | No Comments »

20:30 Play at the Irish Winter Festival has really tightened up at the final table in the main event…. We just lost small stack Paul Dooley the last remaining Sole Surviver. He picks up a extra 20k for being the sole surviver. Stevie Devlin takes over as shortRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Oct 26, 2009 Posted in Irish Poker News | No Comments »

19:48 When Masters gets called by A-J, when he had 9s, he never looked confortable. How ever when the flop brought Qd-Qs-10c, he loosened a little. However, the turn bringing a 6d, giving Ad-Jd more out he looked in terror at the Jack of hearts comes down toRead Full Article