In an age when the talents required to succeed as a poker player are often dismissed by elected officials as simple good fortune, there was nothing but reassuring news from Prague this week for the poker advocates, where the PokerStars European Poker Tour played out its last event of 2012. The bigger events were dominated […]
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The PokerListings website features a fascinating interview this week with IFP president Anthony Holden. The article, written by Martin Harris, delves into various topics, including the background of IFP, it’s future aims and of course, which is the best poker film. Holden, as the author of the seminal Big Deal: A year as a professional poker player, […]
With the holiday season now upon us it’s time to close the doors of the IFP website for a few days as our attention turns to all things festive. Before we do however, we’d like to thank everyone who has shown interest in the work of IFP over the past 12 months, whether that means […]
The International Federation of Poker (IFP) is set to hold its first event of 2013. To be hosted in the beautiful surroundings of ‘The Annabelle Hotel’ in Paphos, Cyprus, on 12th-15th April 2013, the European Nations Cup will be the very first official IFP tournament to be conducted without physical playing cards and dealers. The […]
The news from Germany will undoubtedly be a great lift to the poker community. That an established club like SV Arminia Hannover has recognised poker as a mind sport, equal to other sports in its portfolio, is a welcome shot of credibility in a region where the law has been muddled. It will hopefully serve […]