Live Poker Tournaments to Begin in January in the UK and Ireland

Live Poker Tournaments to Begin in January in the UK and Ireland

The New Year is to start with a lot of excitement on the live poker tournaments arena in the UK and Ireland. The first month of 2018 is to see a number of live poker events and tournaments start on the territory of Ireland and the UK, offering various buy-ins, options and prize pools. Some of the most popular UK and Irish casinos are to host a variety of events to suit the needs and preferences of the local live poker lovers and guarantee the best gaming experience. Here is…

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PokerStars Announces Schedule for January London Festival

PokerStars Announces Schedule for January London Festival

PokerStars released the official schedule for the 2018 PokerStars Festival London which is to take place next year, from January 22 to January 28. It was announced the festival is to return to the Hippodrome Casino venue for its first event of 2018. Once again, the iconic gambling establishment will be home to a variety of special events, including the annual Player Party, among other great off-the-table activities. The PokerStars Festival London is to include events in different tournament formats like Pot Limit Omaha, No Limit Hold’em, and Dealer’s Choice.…

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Michael Gilbert Emerges Victorious from Unibet UK Tour Manchester

Michael Gilbert Emerges Victorious from Unibet UK Tour Manchester

There is finally a winner of the Unibet UK Tour Manchester. Michael Gilbert has emerged victorious from the Manchester-based leg of the Unibet Poker Tour, which took place at the Manchester235 Casino. This year has seen the second season of the Unibet UK Poker Tour kick out, with a number of destinations across the UK featured by the tournament, including Brighton, Glasgow, Nottingham and Manchester. For the tour, the Unibet brand has been once again working in collaboration with Caesars Entertainment, hosting the events at some of the most lavish…

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Live Poker Tournaments to Be Held in December 2017 in the UK and Ireland

Live Poker Tournaments to Be Held in December 2017 in the UK and Ireland

The end of the year is coming and some of the largest international poker tournaments could have been brought to an end, but the British and Irish poker players will be able to join a variety of live poker tournaments to join. December is literally packed with a great variety of live poker tournaments, with different events to match different players’ preferences to be held. Various locations, event structures, buy-ins and prize pools are guaranteed to everyone who is interested in joining a live poker event over the holiday season…

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Andre Haneberg Conquers PokerStars Festival Hamburg for €46,300

Andre Haneberg Conquers PokerStars Festival Hamburg for €46,300

PokerStars Festival Hamburg €2,200 High Roller tournament saw a victor emerge, after Andre Haneberg managed to take down the event and take home a monetary portion estimated to €46,380. The German poker player emerged victorious after only 28 of the 90 players returned for the action, each of them having his eyes on the tournament’s trophy. Apart from the trophy, the first place of the PokerStars Festival Hamburg High Roller event also brought the winner a cash portion of €46,380. Three former winners of EPT tournaments, as well as many…

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Live Poker Tournaments to Take Place in November 2017 in the UK and Ireland

Live Poker Tournaments to Take Place in November 2017 in the UK and Ireland

The beginning of November has brought a new variety of live poker tournaments to the games’ fans in the UK and Ireland. Poker lovers in the region will be given the chance to enter a large number of live poker events over the month. November is to see various tournaments, live poker events and festivals kick off in the UK and Ireland, and some of the have already started. The tournament will offer poker fans in the region a wide choice of buy-ins, rules and prize pools, so that players…

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Dmitry Yurasov Conquers 2017 ACOP High Roller Title for HKD 3,560,000

Dmitry Yurasov Conquers 2017 ACOP High Roller Title for HKD 3,560,000

The latest edition of the Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) has seen a spectacular ending, with the Russian poker player Dmitry Yurasov emerging as victor of the High Roller tournament. The 2017 Asia Championship of Poker was hosted by PokerStars LIVE Macau from October 13th to 29th 2017, with the ACOP 2017 High Roller tournament being scheduled to be held from October 27th to 29th. The HKD 250,000 buy-in event gathered a total of 48 player, including 8 re-entries, who accumulated a total prize pool of HKD 11,289,600. Dmitry Yurasov,…

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UK Supreme Court to Make a Decision on Phil Ivey’s £7.7-Million Baccarat Case

UK Supreme Court to Make a Decision on Phil Ivey’s £7.7-Million Baccarat Case

The UK Supreme Court is expected to provide its ruling on the court battle between Phil Ivey and the owners of the famous London’s Crockfords Club – Genting Casinos UK. The country’s highest court is expected to finally determine whether the world-famous poker player is to get his £7.7-million winnings from the casino. UPDATE: News have just emerged that the Supreme Court ruled against the prominent poker pro. As reported by Casino Guardian at the beginning of March, the Supreme Court of the UK had then granted the 40-year-old poker…

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Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy Emerges Victorious from PokerStars Festival Sochi Main Event

Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy Emerges Victorious from PokerStars Festival Sochi Main Event

This year’s edition of the PokerStars Festival Sochi Main Event finally saw its champion with Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy being crowned as a winner. The Russian poker player emerged victorious out of a massive players field of a total of 699 entries to take home a monetary pool portion of RUB 7,700,000, which equal to almost $134,000. PokerStars Festival Sochi was held between October 16th and 22nd at the Sochi Casino and Resort, with a number of live events standing out. The Main Event of the festival offered a guaranteed prize pool…

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Rick Salomon Takes Down Massive $926,200 Pot on Poker After Dark

Rick Salomon Takes Down Massive $926,200 Pot on Poker After Dark

The “Biggest Cash Game Yet” of Poker After Dark was aired yesterday on PokerGO, with some massive hands seen, including one particular one that resulted in winning a huge pot of almost $1 million, which was won by the American poker player Rick Salomon. The game was aired on PokerGO under the title “Perks of the Trade”, being named after Bill Perkins and promised to make Poker After Dark even bigger than usual. It was a $300/$600 No-Limit Hold’em cash game offering a buy-in of $300,000, which also seen a…

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