Poker News

The latest poker news is brought to you by our team of writers, who are as passionate about poker as you are. Whether you’re looking for the latest results from the World Series of Poker or want to catch up on the weekend’s online tournament action, you’ll find it all here.

Poker Tournaments Manchester All Set for Grosvenor UK Poker Tour

Grosvenor Casino on Bury New Road, Manchester, is all set to host the second leg of the 2017 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT), which starts at 12:00pm this Sunday 26 February.

Fri 24th Feb 2017
Poker Tournaments PartyPoker Raises Title Fight Guarantee Increment

Online poker players who like to get involved in regular tournaments that give them to chance to win big will be keen to hear that the guaranteed prize pool for the Title Fight event at PartyPoker this Sunday 19 February will be worth a whopping $325,000.

Fri 17th Feb 2017

Poker Online Bryan Paris Reaches $10 Million Online Poker Milestone

American poker player Bryan Paris has recently reached one of the biggest milestones in the online game by winning an accumulated total of more than $10 million in prize money.

Fri 10th Feb 2017

Poker Wins Amateur Player Wins Aussie Millions

The 2017 Aussie Millions poker tournament was won by amateur player Shurane Vijayaram, who had invested just $130 (around £80) to participate in a qualifier.

Fri 3rd Feb 2017

Artificial Intelligence Defeats Poker Pros Artificial Intelligence Defeats Poker Pros

Artificial Intelligence has claimed an historic victory in its battle with human players after winning a poker tournament over 20 days.

Wed 1st Feb 2017
2017 World Series of Poker Schedule Released 2017 World Series of Poker Schedule Released

Back in December, we brought you news that a handful of key dates in the 2017 World Series of Poker had been announced, and today we can tell you that the complete schedule has now been released.

Fri 27th Jan 2017

Leeds’ Victoria Gate Super Casino Boasts 100-Seat Poker Room

Poker fans in Yorkshire are eagerly awaiting the grand opening of the Victoria Gate Casino in Leeds, which will provide room for up to 100 players to indulge in the game at once.

Tue 24th Jan 2017
888poker Pulls Out of Australia

888poker has withdrawn from the Australian market this week, with players receiving emails on Friday 13 January which gave them notice that their accounts would be closed on Monday 16 January.

Fri 20th Jan 2017

Derby Man Wins £10,000 at Nottingham Poker Club

A Derby man defied odds of 700,000 to one to win £10,000 at a Nottingham casino. Alan Bleeks, a resident of Chaddesden, landed the five-figure prize on Saturday 14th January after playing poker at the Dusk Till Dawn in Lenton, Nottingham, but it wasn’t his table skills that secured him the sizeable sum.

Wed 18th Jan 2017

2017 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Schedule

The eleventh Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) begins in a little over two weeks, and the 2017 schedule will once again comprise ten legs, the last one of which will offer a guaranteed prize pool of £400,000.

Fri 13th Jan 2017

Poker Pros Aim to Outwit Artificial Intelligence

A group of world renowned poker professionals are set to compete against artificial intelligence in an effort to decide whether man or machine has the advantage in games of heads-up no-limit Texas Hold’em.

Fri 6th Jan 2017
World Series of Poker 2017 Dates Announced

The World Series of Poker has dropped an early Christmas present down poker players’ chimneys this year by revealing dates for 2017’s tournament.

Tue 20th Dec 2016


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