Inaugural Tournament by the Barbados Federation of Poker

On August 24th 2019, the Barbados Federation of Poker Inc. will be launching an inaugural tournament in their beautiful home country. Having overcome a few minor setbacks, the team is now better positioned to host a competitive and fun-filled event aimed at providing an exceptional experience for all registered participants. 

The event which is scheduled to take place at Skymall Conference Centre St. Michael, has been supported by the country’s National Sports Council, the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. and the IFMP. Registration is open to both locals and international players who can sign up by visiting https://getmein.events/events/bim-poker/

Through these events, the Federation’s management team will continue to push poker as a sport, and will further set their sights on selecting a National team, who will be eager and ready to compete against the best of the best at IFMP’s America’s Nations Cup event, set to take place in Lima, Peru later this year. The President of BFP, Damien Haynes, encourages all members of the poker community to follow their social media pages in order to keep current with all relevant updates. Should persons be interested in further information you can feel free to contact the team at [email protected] or directly through their social media platforms.”

Their social media information is as follows: 

Website – https://www.barbadosfederationofpoker.com

Facebook – Barbados Federation of Poker Inc. 

Instagram – @Bimpoker 

Twitter- @Bfpoker1

Contact Number: 1(246) 841-6342

The Danish Match Poker Team is Ready for Ukraine!

Introducing the National Match Poker Team of Denmark that will participate in the 2019 European Nations Cup in Kyiv, Ukraine next month:

Malene Frejvald

39, recreational player

Hometown: Frederiksværk, DK

Profession: Physiotheurapic masseur

Nickname: Frejbassen

Has been playing poker for 15 years. Loves to play QQ and K10 suited. Most of the time she plays in their local club in Frederiksvaerk (John Tøms Poker) – but also play larger tournaments in Denmark – Rozvadov (Czech Republic) and Las Vegas (US).


Lene Olsen

60, recreational player

Hometown: Havdrup, DK

Profession: Medical secretary

Played poker just over 15 years, plays mostly in Denmark, Rozvadov (Czech Republic) and Las Vegas (US).


Jesper Røygaard

46, recreational player

Hometown: Ringsted

Nickname: Sputnik

Call sign sputnik..

“Sometimes i play tight, Sometimes very loose” – Mostly play in Denmark and a little in Sweden – I have played for 20 years

Love to play JT, and hate to play JJ


Zoran Sajn

52, recreational player

Hometown: Frederiksværk, DK

Profession: Translator

Nickname: Bockule

Played poker just over 30 years, plays mostly in Denmark, but has also played a bit in Sweden, Germany and Serbia.

My favorite hand is: 6-3 off.


Kim Olsen

57, recreational player

Profession: Retired soldier

Hometown: Slagelse, DK

Nickname: DJKIO62

Played poker just over 20 years, plays mostly in Denmark, Rozvadov, Spain, UK and Las Vegas.


Knud Adelstorp

55, recreational player

Profession: CEO

Hometown: Copenhagen, DK

Nickname: LEGO

Played poker for 25 year, played poker in Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republik, Spain, Ireland and UK.

Favorite hand: 96 suited in spade.


Henrik Olsen

55, recreational player

Profession: Personal helper

Hometown: Slagelse, DK

Nickname: Dotplaza/Potplaza

I first started playing poker during the “poker boom” in 2005 where I managed to come in 3rd at 888 majors two weeks in a row for about £5,000 both times. Otherwise in terms of placement, it is my 17th place at the Danish National Championship the following year.


John Petersen

Profession: Retired teacher

Hometown: Frederiksværk, DK

Nickname: sakulenil/Vegas Star/John Toems

Played poker in 15 years, mostly tournaments. I have played/won poker tournaments in Denmark, Riga, Latvia, San Giljan, Malta, Rozvadov, Dublin, Ireland, Las Vegas, and Malaga and made FT on a Poker cruise DK/Norway.

“Owner” of a legal pokerclub in Frederiksværk (John Tøms Poker)


 

The Polish Team is Ready for the European Championships

The National Match Poker team of Poland will comprise of the following individuals:

KRYSTYNA JAKUBOWSKA

KRYSTYNA JAKUBOWSKA

Born 10/03/1990, works as a corporate junior lawyer. Used to play Texas Hold’em live and online tournaments along with cash games on a regular basis, however for the last 3 years has been focusing on her professional career. A member of the Polish National Poker Team in the European Nations Cup in Cyprus, 2013.


SEBASTIAN DURAK

SEBASTIAN DURAK

Chef in a restaurant and a passionate gourmet by day, competition and rivalry enthusiast by night. E-sports, fantasy football games, party games, poker – you name it, he’s anywhere you can compete with others and take risks. Has been playing for the Polish National Poker Team since 2010, for an impressive period of nine years. Winner of two local large scale Polish tournaments (Championship of Mazowieckie & Łódzkie Voivodeship).


RADZYM JANKIEWICZ

RADZYM JANKIEWICZ

Born 1989/08/12. Represented Poland in four international matches. Works in a local government in Mogilno. Social activist and book lover.


MICHAŁ PANEK

MICHAŁ PANEK

Captain of the Polish National Poker Team from the very beginning of its existence. A proud co-creator of the team’s success that manifested by winning the vast majority of its international matches. Privately, a happy husband and father.


PIOTR SARNECKI

PIOTR SARNECKI

31 years old. On a daily basis manages early notification of risk in the supply chain in “risk methods” company. Won a county tournament in Gliwice after qualifying online organized by Full Tilt Poker. After joining the Polish National Poker Team, he has never lost a heads-up game.


JAKUB WIŚNICKI

JAKUB WIŚNICKI

33 years old. Happy husband and father, fanatic gamer & passionate poker player. Unstoppable, lucky as hell and hard to beat – deal with it!

This Polish team will participate at the European Nations Cup in Match Poker in Kyiv, Ukraine from 24-27 September 2019 and attempt to win the Championship along with their spot in the World Nations Cup Finals being held in Lima, Peru in early December!