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

Yet another major European poker tournament is slated to move from their longtime home as PokerStars announced today that the EPT Grand Final –one of poker’s most prestigious tournaments—would be leaving Monte Carlo in 2011 and heading to Madrid, Spain. The news comes soon after the World SeriesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 30, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

As London continues to dominate the poker world’s headlines the European Poker Tour rolled into town and put up a very big number on Day 1a of the EPT London Main Event. A total of 339 players registered for the first of two Day 1 flights, and theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 30, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

The big news thus far out of the Hilton Metropole in London, England was Annette Obrestad cruising to victory in the £5,000 No limit Holdem Heads-Up tournament. Obrestad was among the 64 big-name poker players who registered for the event, and will walk away with a £120,000 inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 16, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

The European Poker Tour has made a living setting attendance records in virtually every country they hold a poker tournament in, and this week was no different. This time the record fell in the poker hotbed of Estonia, where a total of 420 players entered the Championship EventRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 01, 2010 Posted in EPT News | 1 Comment »

Heading into the final table Nicolas Chouity had a massive chip-lead over the other seven players at the table; Chouity controlled about 40% of the total chips in play, and a nearly 3-to-1 chip advantage over his nearest competitor. Chouity didn’t let up at the final table andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 30, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

Despite the lack of starpower at the PokerStars European Poker Tour Grand Final in Monte Carlo the final table is set to be very explosive, with the entire pack chasing chip-leader, and online qualifier, Nicolas Chouity. The two biggest names remaining flirted with the final table –Nick SchulmanRead Full Article

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

In the span of a few weeks a woman has won the North American Poker Tour event at Mohegan Sun, and now the European Poker Tour San Remo event! Liv Boeree, a UB sponsored poker pro, earned her way into the PokerStars sponsored EPT San Remo event throughRead Full Article

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

About a week after Vanessa Selbst captured the NAPT Mohegan Sun title, another major tournament has another female poker pro in contention for the crown. This time it’s Liv Boeree, the UB Poker pro, who has found herself at the final table of the European Poker Tour’s SanRead Full Article

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