Oktoberfest

WSOP Europe on the move to Berlin for 2015

As Martin Jacobson etched his name in history as the 2015 World Series of Poker main event champion in Las Vegas on Tuesday, the organisers of the series decided it was a good time to announce that the European version would be moving to Berlin in 2015. Since its inception in 2007, WSOP Europe has…

Dusk Till Dawn

Sky UKPC to return to DTD in February

Sky Poker has announced the £500,000 guaranteed UK Poker Championships will take place from 25 February-1 March 2015. Held at the heart of UK poker, Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham, the week-long schedule promises an array of fun and games, with the main event reverting to a full-ring format from the six-max version won by…

G Casino Cardiff

Welsh events for 25/25 2015 programme

This weekend’s 25/25 Series events in Sheffield and London come to a close today and there are still another seven events on the 2014 calendar to look forward to before the series returns in 2015 even bigger and better, with casinos in Wales joining the lineup for the first time. The remaining events in 2014…

Victoria Casino

GUKPT schedule for 2015 announced

Just two more dates in the 2014 GUKPT calendar, with leg 10 taking place in Blackpool from 9-16 November and then the Grand Final at The Poker Room at the Victoria Casino on London’s Edgware Road from 23-30 November. But there’s just two months to wait after that for the 2015 series to shuffle up,…

Royal Courts of Justice

Gambling Act challenge shot down by courts

London’s Royal Courts of Justice has ruled against the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) legal challenge to the United Kingdom’s Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act. Last week Lord Justice Green handed down a judgement supporting the United Kingdom Gambling Commission’s introduction of the gaming law’s new licensing system, a 15 per cent point of…

Manchester365

Try the Irish ‘craic’ in MADchester

The ‘craic’ in Dublin has made The Irish Open one of the most popular poker festivals in Europe and now sponsor Paddy Power is aiming to replicate that atmosphere in a three-day event across the Irish Sea in Manchester. Paddy Power has teamed up with the Manchester235 casino to host the MADchester Poker Open from…

PokerStars and Full Tilt call quits in 30 countries

Poker players from 30 countries have been informed they no longer have the opportunity to play at real-money tables on PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker. The decision to end PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker operations in so many countries from 1 October comes as part of a new policy adopted by Amaya Gaming, which has…

Unibet Open

Warm-up for the London Unibet Open

The Unibet Open comes to Aspers Casino Stratford in November and in anticipation of the big event the casino is running warm-up events starting on Saturday, September 6. The events will incorporate all the benefits of the Unibet Open itself, but at a much more manageable £165 buy-in (registration fee included). The first event gets…

Mansion Poker

Mansion Poker to pull out of UK market

Mansion Poker has officially decided to close its doors to its UK customers from 15 September 2014, according to an e-mail sent out by the poker room. Customers playing from the UK, or anyone who has found this message in their inbox, should cash out immediately, with Mansion recommending Titanbet Poker as an alternative. Mansion…

Pokercent

PokerCent operations suspended by regulator

The United Kindgom Gambling Commission (UKGC) has suspended the gambling licence held by Silverline Interactiv Technologies, the company that runs the independent poker room PokerCent. According to the regulator, the suspension came after the commission ordered a review of the operator’s activities following a complaint by a player who claimed he had not been able…

PokerNews Cup

Qualify for the PokerNews Cup in Vienna

The sixth edition of the PokerNews Cup is scheduled to run from 9-12 October at the Montesino Pokertainment Centre in Vienna, Austria. The 2014 version of PokerNews’ own live poker series aims to repeat the success of past years and will feature a €75,000 guaranteed main event (€250 buy-in), an €8,000 guaranteed second-chance tournament (€75),…

Dusk Till Dawn

Qualify for WPT500 at Dusk Till Dawn

Following the success of the inaugural WPT500 at the Aria in Las Vegas, online qualifiers are now available for the follow-up event at Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham from 11-16 November. With a $500 buy-in, the Aria WPT500 attracted 3,599 runners and shattered its $1m guarantee, with eventual winner Sean Yu, who will be at…