UK Poker News

Jake Cody Scoops Two British Poker Awards

Jake Cody Scoops Two British Poker Awards

The highlight of this weekend´s Poker in the Park festival was the British Poker Awards 2011. With most of the categories voted on by the public, it gave an opportunity for poker players and those who promote poker in the UK to receive a genuine accolade – rather than the ones bestowed upon them by media companies and poker magazines.

Set Fair for Poker in the Park

Set Fair for Poker in the Park

Even the weather Gods seem to be smiling on this year´s “Poker in the Park” festival which is taking place tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday in Hanover Square, just behind London´s Oxford Circus.

Lee Rawson Conquers GUKPT Goliath

Lee Rawson Conquers GUKPT Goliath

This morning Lee Rawson will get out of bed as the winner of the largest ever land-based poker tournament in Europe.

Luke Hallinan Leads Day 1C of GUKPT Goliath

Luke Hallinan Leads Day 1C of GUKPT Goliath

Day 1C of the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) of 2011 had everything one would hope for in a poker tournament – famous names, spectacular hands and a record breaking entry.

Simon Deadman Takes Lead in GUKPT Goliath Day 1B

Simon Deadman Takes Lead in GUKPT Goliath Day 1B

Dusk till Dawn and GUKPT “regular” Simon Deadman will take an impressive chip stack into Day 2 of the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Goliath on Saturday, having amassed 501,000 chips – almost 50,000 more than runaway Day 1A chip leader Scott Symonds.

Scott Symonds Leads GUKPT Goliath

Scott Symonds Leads GUKPT Goliath

The Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Goliath event had the first of its 3 Day 1s last night. 391 entered the £100,000 guaranteed event at the Ricoh Stadium in Coventry.

Tommy Bingham Wins DTD Grand Prix IV

Tommy Bingham Wins DTD Grand Prix IV

Tommy Bingham claimed the Dusk till Dawn Grand Prix IV title in an astonishing conclusion to the tournament in which an eight-way split was agreed on the final table.

Chaz Chattha Takes Down GUKPT Luton

Chaz Chattha Takes Down GUKPT Luton

Chaz Chattha, the “nearly man” of the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour, cracked one of the highest class fields ever for the GUKPT to take down the Main Event in Luton.

Georges Tohme has Early Advantage in GUKPT Luton

Georges Tohme has Early Advantage in GUKPT Luton

The chip stack of UK poker player Georges Tohme is the target for the remaining eighty players when Day 2 of the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) resumes today, after Georges stormed into an early lead in the £214,000 Main Event.

EPT London Schedule Announced

EPT London Schedule Announced

The PokerStars sponsored European Poker Tour comes to London, with a bumper package of events extending over 8 days and hosted in two prime London poker venues.

Fintan Gavin Wins UKIPT Edinburgh

Fintan Gavin Wins UKIPT Edinburgh

Fintan Gavin demonstrated an inspiring never-say-die attitude to win the UKIPT Main Event in Edinburgh last night, claiming his first UKIPT title and £61,500.

Sam MacDonald leads UKIPT Edinburgh

Sam MacDonald leads UKIPT Edinburgh

Sam MacDonald has taken the Day 1 lead in a UKIPT Main Event for the third time this year, and is hoping that Edinburgh proves “third time lucky” for the player.