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Poker refugees service cashing in on misfortune

Poker refugees service cashing in on misfortune

The FBI crackdown on Black Friday impacted on many people but with poker players fleeing the country in order to be able to play the game they love…and use for income, you wonder about the long term effect of poker playing in the United States. However, in times of crisis, there is opportunity and as … Continue reading

Bet365 Poker closes its Australian venture

Bet365 Poker closes its Australian venture

Bet365 is one of the major names in the UK gaming industry but it is no surprise to learn that they have sites all around the world. There is a definite need for the major players in this market to have a global presence and being able to offer a more local feel to a … Continue reading

Fintan triumphs at the UKIPT Fringe event

Fintan triumphs at the UKIPT Fringe event

Fintan Triumphs at The UKIPT Fringe Event The excitement of the festival takes over Edinburgh for the entire month of August but there was an added air of excitement on Sunday night when Fintan Gavin triumphed in the Main Event of the UKIPT event in the Scottish capital. The likeable Irishman is a familiar face … Continue reading

Pocket Fives providing valuable poker advice

Pocket Fives providing valuable poker advice

The effects of Black Friday are still rumbling in the online poker community and if anything, it is the aftershocks that are still occurring that are having the bigger effect on a greater number of people involved with poker. From US based poker players realising that a great source of income has been taken away … Continue reading

Katchalov brought Epic Poker League to life

Katchalov brought Epic Poker League to life

The buzz and excitement for a new poker tournament is there for all to see and the early leader is always going to catch the attention of people. The first Main Event of the Epic Poker League is underway and the first day leader was Euguene Katchalov who managed the rather impressive trick of turning … Continue reading

Are poker players fleeing America?

Are poker players fleeing America?

The fallout from Black Friday and the increased shutdown of online gaming sites in the United States of America is still having a major effect on the game and its players. Back in May, Time Magazine hinted at the upheaval that would follow from this by stating “It’s not often that the federal government shuts … Continue reading

WPT is heading to Malta

WPT is heading to Malta

One of the things about a world poker tour is that it should be a genuine world tour and this means that people should be seeing as many sights and countries as possible. Some poker players will say that they are there on business and that the inside of a hotel looks pretty much the … Continue reading

Poker is no Fringe act in Edinburgh

Poker is no Fringe act in Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is known all over the world and it virtually takes over the Scottish capital in August. So much so that many residents decide that this is the best time of year to get away from it all but for those that hang around, there is plenty to see and enjoy. The … Continue reading

Epic Poker League provide sponsor rules

Epic Poker League provide sponsor rules

In poker, like most other sports and entertainment groups, sponsorship is big business. The top players can pick up some great endorsements that provide them with a great deal of money and they in turn provide a great deal of exposure to the companies backing them. With the Epic Poker League securing television rights, the … Continue reading

French find that poker is a game of skill

French find that poker is a game of skill

It is an argument that has long been debated but the age-old argument of whether poker is a game of skill or luck took a new twist in France. It has long been argued by players that there is a great deal of skill involved but the law courts and judges have always erred on … Continue reading