Ali Ahmed

Ahmed in Toon to take down IPO

The third leg of the Full Tilt International Poker Open Tour attracted 166 entrants to Aspers Casino in Newcastle from 21-23 August to produce a prize pool of £24,900, with Ali Ahmed taking the £6,300 top prize after beating James Maxwell heads-up. Ahmed (pictured above) follows in the footsteps of Dave Masters and Keith Cummins,…

Chris Pyke

Pyke hauls in cash of the day at IPO Dublin

Chris Pyke outlasted the largest field in the history of the long-running IPO Dublin tournament to claim the title and €46,211. The €200+€30 event attracted 1,656 entrants at the Regency Hotel and generated a prize-pool of €331,200, with 619 players making it through to Day 2 and nine returning for the final table on Day…

Dave Collins

Collins takes Newcastle IPO crown

David Collins is the Boylepoker IPO Newcastle champion after beating Darren Knaggs heads-up to take the title after the pair had agreed a deal to share the remaining £1,410 prize-money, with £10 on top for the winner. With the demise of Marc Foggin in third place, Collins was ahead 2.1m to 1.6m after being the…

Tadgh Ryan

A Tadhg easy for Ryan in Killarney

Tadhg Ryan pocketed a cool €18,250 after winning the Boylepoker IPO Killarney main event from 19-23 June 2014. The final day’s play began with eight players in the hunt for the title but after an hour of play with no eliminations, the players agreed to flatten the payout structure. Two hours later the tournament was…

Aspers 30/30

Big two months at Aspers Stratford City!

Aspers Casino Stratford City is set for a big two months, with March and April 2014 bringing plenty of top-quality poker action to the venue. After last weekend’s highly-successful WPT National at the casino, which crowned Laurence Houghton as its champion, next up is the Coral 30/30 from 15-16 March. The previous instalment brought a…