The IPO – From Tournament to Tour

The IPO – From Tournament to Tour

The IPO – From Tournament to Tour The Boylepoker.com IPO Dublin has always been one of Europe’s largest poker events with the biggest field so far being 1,440 players. This year, with the 20% Added Money promotion, courtesy of Boylepoker.com, we’ve decided to create the Boylepoker.com IPO Tour 2014. These the opening words from Stephen McLean, the supremo and originator of the International Poker Open, who, after much consideration and plenty of request, has taken…

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Are You Da Mano?

Are You Da Mano?

Are You Da Mano? One on One…Mano a Mano….Eye to Eye….throughout history, nothing is more compelling or brutal than a dual involving two people – no one else involved, just you and your opponent with the winner standing tall. Pokers version of this combat is Heads Up – either an agreed one on one game using cash or tournament rules, or the stage of a Single/Multi Table Tournament where only two players remain, having all…

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Irish Eyes Buzzing in The Hive!

Irish Eyes Buzzing in The Hive!

Irish Eyes Buzzing in The Hive! Whilst there are plenty of online options about to quench your poker thirst, skins all these days tend to be very much of a muchness – mainly because they are all hosted on one or two networks, so whichever is your skin of choice, it is the same software, graphics and structure that will be on your screen – like it or not. However, a new network is fast…

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Poker On The Pan

Poker On The Pan

So you know the score…. It’s Saturday afternoon, you’ve had a starch-heavy Friday night dinner and you are now reaping the rewards by sitting on the toilet, checking and updating Twitter and reading various anonymous labels within reach (FYI guys, do NOT pick up yer good woman’s toiletries as they will only scare you!). But anyway, I digress.  You’re checking Twitter and you see a well-known poker pro tweet about this “competition” and that no-one…

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Confusion vs Conformity

Confusion vs Conformity

Tournament Troubles – Confusion vs Conformity It’s a scenario that everyone reading this article will be, no doubt, familiar with; you don’t have any plans, you’re stuck in the house with your partner as they get ready to watch some annoying reality show or house improvement program when you get a text…. €œCasino tonight?? € SALVATION AWAITS! But…. hold your horses there buddy! It is not a simple case of answering yes or no nowadays…

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From Pub Poker To The World Series Of Poker

From Pub Poker To The World Series Of Poker

From Pub Poker To The WSOP The Live Pub Poker League have already written their names in the UK poker history books €¦.already one of the premier Pub Poker Leagues in the U.K, they sprang to fame back in 2009, when on their inaugural trip to Las Vegas, one of their group Steve €˜El Donko €™ Bradbury finished 7/2095 runners in a WSOP $1500 event, cashing for nearly $75,000, and becoming the first pub poker…

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Titan Dann the Man!

Titan Dann the Man!

Titan Dann the Man!   The excellent G Casino, at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, recently held the Titan Poker Championship, where approximately 300 runners entered over 3 Day 1’s , with 93 players coming back for the Final Day, all chasing a share of the £18,000 cash prize pot, with nearly £6,000 going to the player who eventually prevailed. In what was a superb and keenly fought contest, it was Gloucestershire €™s Dann Williams who…

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Dont ‘Freezeout’ Freeze Outs!

Dont ‘Freezeout’ Freeze Outs!

Dont ‘Freezeout’ Freeze Outs!   Its likely happened to most poker players. You €™re grinding away €¦ €™here all day €™ being muttered constantly till you find yourself in THAT position. A player has gone all in over the top of your raise and you €™re faced with the decision €¦.and you make it, and its good, and the player exits ruefully as you rake his chips.   But hold on €¦.is that look on…

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Boss Media Running €145k Worth Of Freerolls Prior To Closure

Boss Media Running €145k Worth Of Freerolls Prior To Closure

With Boss Media closing the IPN (International Poker Network) at the end of May, there remains ‚¬145,000  in unclaimed Badbeat Jackpot Prizes.  Boss Media have decided to run a series of huge freerolls to redistribute the cash.     The Bad Beat Jackpot Freerolls will run at the following Dates and Times:   2nd April 19:00 GMT (20:00 UK): ‚¬45,000 BBJ Freeroll. 9th April 19:00 GMT (20:00 UK): ‚¬25,000 BBJ Freeroll. 16th April 19:00 GMT…

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