Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 22, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

With all four armed robbers behind bars, Berlin Police announced they have arrested a 5th suspect in the robbery of a poker tournament in downtown Berlin. Officials are saying that the 28 year-old Lebanese man not only planned the crime, but also drove the getaway car. With allRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 21, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

The final two suspects in the daring mid-day robbery at the Hyatt Hotel were taken into custody. The final two suspects who remained at large –and were thought to have fled the country– Mustafa Ucarkus and Jihad Chetwie, turned themselves in at Tegel Airport in Berlin. Both menRead Full Article

Posted by Allinstevie on Mar 20, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

The AP is reporting that Berlin police were able to arrest the 3rd member of the group that robbed the EPT Berlin event on March 6th. Police were alerted that 20 year-old Mustafa Ucarkus was arrested at Tegel Airport in Berlin after his lawyer tipped off authorities toRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Mar 17, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

In what is turning out to be an international crime story, according to the AP, the Berlin Police are reporting that a 21 year-old suspect in the armed robbery of an EPT poker tournament at the Hyatt Grand in Berlin, on March 6th, has turned himself in toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 14, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

The associated Press is reporting that after several hours of interrogation, a suspect thought to be involved in last week’s robbery of the European Poker Tour’s Berlin tournament was released for lack of evidence. The four armed robbers, who made off with an estimated $330,000, are still atRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 13, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

It’s been about a week since the daring mid-day caper in which four to five armed gunmen robbed the European Poker Tour event in Berlin, Germany, and now German police have announced the arrest of the first suspect in the case. Poker players at the Grand Hyatt RegencyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 08, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

With news of a 6-figure robbery stealing the headlines, many of us in the poker world seem to have forgotten there was still a tournament to be played in Berlin Germany. The Berlin stop on the EPT which shattered the record for the largest tournament ever in Germany,Read Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Mar 07, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

There have been conflicting reports regarding the daring heist that took place on Saturday at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Berlin. Anywhere from four to six masked gunmen are said to have stormed the hotel in search of the tournament’s prize-pool. There has been no official word onRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Mar 04, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

When the European Poker Tour (EPT) announced they had added a stop in Berlin, Germany, many in the poker industry had a feeling the tournament would attract a large field of poker players, and the final tally in Berlin made this speculation reality. The tournament is the largestRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Mar 03, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

Europe’s second most populated city is about to host its first European Poker Tour event. The EPT has made numerous stops in Germany, but this will be the tour’s first stop in Berlin: The previous stops in Germany were in Dortmund, during seasons 3, 4, and 5. SeasonRead Full Article