UK Poker News

    • There are many great things about poker but one of the game’s strongest points is the fact that there is something for everyone. The mainstream media presents an image or identity about a poker player that indicates they are hardened gamblers with... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • While there are many different poker promotions to choose from, it is hard to argue with the excitement and drama that is provided by a poker promotion that sees you ranked against fellow players. Not only are you looking to defeat your peers when yo... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • When it comes to finding the best poker site for your needs, there is a lot to think about. Every person is different so it is important for you to think about what sort of criteria is important for you. You are not short of options when it comes to... More >Comments: 0, Netherlands
    • Given that online poker is one of the most popular online activities at the moment, it is easy to see why new players are coming to the fore all the time. With TV shows providing great insight into poker and showcasing poker events and tournaments, t... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • On Thursday the 27th of June, Sky Poker is providing players with another opportunity to take in Charlotte Jackson, as she makes her fourth appearance on the site. These games have been rather popular so far with many poker players quieting up to get... More >Comments: 0, Uganda
    • Sam Trickett is one of the big names in the UK poker industry and there is no getting away from the fact that a big reason for his success is down to his achievements in Las Vegas last summer during the 2012 WSOP.

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    • It has to be said that the GUKPT is becoming one of the biggest and most celebrated UK poker tours at the moment. There is a huge level of interest in these events and even though Thursday in Reading got off to a slow start, the turnout on Friday was... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • While there was no sign of panic at the end of Day 1A at the Reading leg of the GUKPT event, there would have been or two nervous organisers. There was a very low turnout for the event, with just 52 players deciding to pay their way into the event. T... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • In the current climate, everyone is obsessed with numbers and seeing how things stack up and compare to other things. This is something that is particularly prevalent in the current UK poker scene and every event will have the number of players and a... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • Even though there will still be some people counting the cost of the ISPT event at Wembley, this shouldn’t be taken as an overall sign that the numbers of players interested in poker tournaments is falling. It has to be said that a number of thing... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • No matter the activity in life, it can be all too easy to focus on the big names and the star players. When there is big money involved, people will inevitably look towards the top players but one of the best things about poker is that it is open for... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • Given the amount of poker players from around the world who are trying their luck at the WSOP in Las Vegas, it is no great surprise that there are no British or Irish players amongst the winners just yet. There are still plenty of events to go do hop... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • It is perfectly understandable that poker players will have interests outside of poker. There is no doubt that the top players in the game will have a great deal of focus on improving their skills and becoming a better player but players need to be a... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • Going into the final day, the table was set up as follows. Ludovic Geilich was the chip leader with 4,100,000 and the second placed player was Kamil Hrabia, who had 2,815,000 chips. In third place was Pablo Rojas who held 2,155,000 chips while in fou... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • Given that over 760 poker players have taken part in the UKIPT Marbella event, it has been a great achievement to make it to the end of Day 2. Every player that has made it through to this level will be guaranteed of taking away a couple of thousand... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • Even though a great deal of the focus and attention on the ISPT Wembley event fell on the numbers (and lack of attendees), it would be fair to say that some poker events have been achieving great success with respect to pulling in the punters. This h... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • There was a lot of excitement and anticipation in the build-up to the Main Event of the UKIPT Marbella event. The fact that it was the curtain raiser of the season meant that there was always going to be interest but with this event being held outsid... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • While the start of the summer for the Dusk Till Dawn club was very much about promoting and getting fully behind the ISPT Wembley event, it has been very much business as usual when it comes to the club and online events. The thing is though, you wou... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • With so many poker players from around the world descending on Las Vegas for the 2013 WSOP, it is no surprise to find that there are plenty of players from the UK and Ireland involved in the mix. Of course, when you have so many American players invo... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • It was the poker tournament that UK poker players were talking about for what seemed like an eternity but as with everything else in life, it passed in the blink of an eye. The International Stadiums Poker Tour event at Wembley at the end of May and... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • With a number of really big poker rooms and venues in London, it can be difficult for smaller venues to stand out from the crowd or even just be noticed by poker players. London is such a bustling metropolis that there is room for poker rooms of all... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • The millions of poker players who juggle online playing with a job and real world responsibilities will no doubt be very envious of the poker playing professionals. The select few people that make a living out of playing poker are definitely people t... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • With the next leg of the GUKPT set to start on Sunday and the Main Event getting into action a week on Thursday, there is every chance that a lot of poker players will have Genting Casinos on their mind. The Grosvenor G Casino in Reading is the place... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • While online poker continues to go from strength to strength, it seems as though it is having a positive impact on the number of people who are playing the game away from their computer or laptop too. Many people predicted that the emergence of onlin... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • When it comes to a Main Event, you really want to make sure that it is a main event and there are many ways that you can do this. When it comes to poker, you want to make sure that your big event is taking place in a great location and in a stylish p... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • Over the summer, you may find that you have plans mapped out ahead of you and this will determine where you can be or what free time you have. If you are booked up for the summer, knowing what you are going to miss out on when you are away from home... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • In life, you get some people who have street smarts and then you have people who have book smarts. Some people are lucky to have both while some people are very unlucky to have neither but it is more common for a person to have one and not the other.... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • A survey carried out by Save the Student, a website aimed at helping students to take better care of their finances, suggested that one in five students across the United Kingdom are turning to gambling in order to make money. The survey questioned o... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • We’ve finally been getting a run of good weather in the UK, which is about time, but even with that in mind, you know it doesn’t take a long time for all of that to change. This is why there is always a good reason to head abroad. However, when t... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • The fact that there are so many poker games, tournaments and even leagues taking place around the UK means that there are not too many events or occurrences which are shocking or worthy of note. There are so many poker hands being played that there i... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • Many people thought it would never happen but Jakub Michalak has been crowned the ISPT Wembley 2013 champion after a great day’s poker play at Wembley Stadium. The final table was played out in a suite overlooking the pitch as opposed to on the hal... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • After last week’s fun with Charlotte Jackson, Sky Poker is keeping their name in the headlines with the fact that the next event in the 2013 tour is taking place in Birmingham this week. Saturday the 8th of June is the day when the action goes to t... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • There may still be one or two mutterings about the overlay but the great thing about the ISPT at Wembley was that the focus eventually fell on the poker. This was always likely to be the case at some point but with even the final hours before the tou... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • London has already witnessed a great number of poker events taking place this year but it seems that there is always room for one more! Given the size and scope of PokerStars, there is no doubt that when they make an announcement, people pay attentio... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • If there is one thing that Scottish sportspeople seem to do very well, it is glorious failure. Andy Murray finally managed to buck this trend with his Grand Slam win in 2013 but for so long in his career it looked as though he would be another Scotti... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • Yet another GUKPT event is over and another player has risen to the top. Like most other poker tournaments, there were a few twists and turns along the way and the early favourites for the final table managed to fall away. Any observers seemed to agr... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • A big Saturday event is always going to be ensure that Wembley Stadium is buzzing with excitement and the Day 2b event at Wembley Stadium for the ISPT Main Event was such an occasion. The two live days prior to this had seen a total of 761 entries fo... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • Not every poker player in the UK was heading to Wembley for the ISPT event; there were a number of poker players that were far more interested in the G Casino in Portsmouth. After the initial days jousting, there were a total of 55 players back at th... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • There is no doubt that if you could choose to win a big poker event anywhere in the world, Las Vegas would be at the top end of destinations. There is something very special about this gaming and gambling location which means that people are always g... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • Although the poker focus in the United Kingdom this weekend has naturally fallen on the International Stadiums Poker Tour at Wembley, there have been other places to play poker. The GUKPT series has been going from strength to strength this year and... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • When some people think of poker players, they think of rich people who have a hard gaming edge and very little worries or cares about other people. It is funny how a few films, a few TV characters and perhaps one or two bad stories from real life can... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • Well, the football season is done and dusted in England and this means that the time has finally come for Wembley to focus on the poker. The big winner of the guaranteed million euros at the ISPT event in Wembley won’t be known until Wednesday but... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • This may be the weekend when poker finally comes to Wembley Stadium but this is not the only major poker event that this taking place in the UK this weekend. Not everyone is too bothered about heading to Wembley to play and this is especially true fo... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • With Charlotte Jackson being the current face of Sky Poker, it is clear that the company has been working hard to make sure that they get their money’s worth out of the pretty presenter. It doesn’t seem as though Charlotte has been on Sky Sports... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • When you think of poker and Nottingham, it is understandable that you will instantly think of the Dusk Till Dawn club. This venue is known across the United Kingdom as being one of the best places to play poker in the country and the people behind it... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • The clock is starting to tick down to the International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) Event at Wembley Stadium in London and the focus is turning back to how many people are going to turn up to this event. There was a lot of criticism at the start for t... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • You certainly won’t find too many UK poker players complaining about the recent PokerStars SCOOP extravaganza. There has been a two week fiesta of poker with players playing from the comfort of their own home or wherever they decide to play poker.... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • Poker players all over the world are starting to get a little bit excited about the WSOP Main Event. This is one of the premier events in the poker calendar and players are getting ready to get on a plane from all corners of the globe. If you are sat... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • The GUKPT is one of the biggest things in poker at the moment and Portsmouth poker players are getting all of the benefit at the moment. This is because Leg 4 of the 2013 tournament is currently in poker and the excitement and tempo is building as th... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
    • One of the things that poker players know all about is that life can get a little troubling at times. There is a need to focus on poker and tournaments but of course, there are plenty of other things that can get in the way. It can be hard enough to... More >Comments: 0, United Kingdom
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