Entries by joe

PLAYERS PICK THEIR PRESIDENT

Voters go to the polling stations tomorrow across the United States to either re-elect their President, or to select a new one. But how much will be changed on poker’s political front with Barrack Obama or Mitt Romney in the White House? An article on the Pocket Fives website seeks to answer that question, analysing each candidate […]

BRUNSON DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER

Poker legend Doyle Brunson announced on Twitter that he had been diagnosed with cancer. However, he emphasized that his condition is thought to be treatable. The ten time World Series of Poker bracelet winner wrote: “It was malignant. 4 times I have heard that in my life. Chilling way to start the day. Squamas cell cancer, nothing […]

QUALIFICATION FOR ENC 2013 TO BEGIN

Qualification for the European Nations Cup 2013 will begin in Austria next month, ahead of the finals which will take place in London in the spring of 2013. The qualifying event, which will be staged in Montesino, Vienna from 7 to 9 December, will feature 18 national teams in a Match Poker format, with the […]

ALL EYES ON VIENNA

The news that qualification for the 2013 European Nations Cup is just weeks away will be welcomed by many who enjoyed what was a unique spectacle at County Hall back in 2011, including players and fans of the game alike. The qualification tournament, organized by IFP and hosted by the Austrian Poker sport Association (APSA), will feature […]

IFP CONGRESS PROVES TRIUMPH IN LVIV

The annual Congress of International Federation of Poker proved has proved a triumph in Lviv, Ukraine.Delegates from some 30 countries left Lviv yesterday after achieving all they had hoped at the fourth annual congress of IFP. Hosted at his city-centre British Club by well-known local figure Gary Bowman, a board member of IFP, the three-day […]