Posted by Carolyn on Dec 07, 2017 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

The European online gambling industry is a multi-billion industry that reportedly grows at a rate of 3 percent each year. The latest research from the European Commission shows that the online gambling industry in Europe generates in excess of €84 billion each year and more than 6.8 millionRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 23, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

Howard Lederer’s interview with PokerNews.com took up most of the headline space in the poker world this past week, and what little was left was filled by WPT tournaments and the WSOP Europe, pushing a number of interesting stories off the front pages. So, here is a lookRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 11, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

It seems that even after years of effort the World Poker Tour is still having trouble making inroads in Europe (where the European Poker Tour basically reigns supreme). While the WPT has had some very successful tournaments on the European continent, the attendance numbers have been all overRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 03, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

Yet another player has been removed from the Team PokerStars Pro roster as European Poker Tour founder John Duthie confirmed he had parted ways with his longtime sponsor PokerStars on the 2+2 Poker Forum. In addition to founding the EPT, Duthie is also an accomplished poker player inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 22, 2011 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

This is the second stop for the PokerStars EPT in San Remo this year as the tour transitioned from Season 7 to Season 8, and the San Remo stop was moved up on the calendar, and it appears that attendance for the once prominent poker tournament will onceRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 06, 2011 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Although turnout for the 2011 PokerStars.net EPT Tallinn Main Event was far below the over 400 entrants that turned out for the inaugural 2010 event, the players that did make the trek to Estonia were some of the top poker players in Europe, and quite a few ofRead Full Article

Posted by James Guill on Jul 17, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

WSOP officials released the 2011-2012 WSOP Circuit schedule on Friday.  This year’s series will include 16 circuit stops and the race for the National Championship bracelet returns with a new twist.  Now, the top 100 ranked players in the WSOP World Rankings will have the option to putRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 08, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

With all of the preliminary tournaments now completed –or on the verge of completion—the 2011 World Series of Poker Player of the Year race is now pretty much set heading into the Main Event. Three players ended the 2011 WSOP with over 500 POY points, making it impossibleRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 27, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

With over 40 of the 58 total tournaments now completes at the 2011 World Series of Poker the Player of the Year race is starting to take shape, and unlike in previous years where the winner was almost assuredly going to be a two-time bracelet winner at theRead Full Article

Posted by Rich on Jun 26, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | Comments Off on Morteza is Dusk Till Dawn Grand Prix Winner

Seven days of great poker action came to an end yesterday, at the Dusk Till Dawn Poker Club in Nottingham, when Morteza Sheykhel Islam was declared the winner of the record breaking Grand Prix. In all there were 1,564 players registered to take part, just 36 short ofRead Full Article