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November, 2015

  • 4 November

    The Pokeriety Announce Team Captain

    The Pokeriety are very pleased to confirm that Stuart Oliver will be captaining our team for the Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) UK Team Championship being held at the Grosvenor Casino Luton on the 30/31 January 2016. Stuart has a wealth of team experience within the APAT tour, unfortunately most of that is total abject failure due to his ...

October, 2015

  • 12 October

    Once More Into Battle

    Team events have a tendency to come and go in the UK poker calendar.  More often than not they are one off events with a promotion attached.  One such event that bucks this trend is the APAT UK Team Championship.  The weekend of the 30th and 31st January 2016 will see the next of these events.  The two day deepstack ...

July, 2015

  • 23 July

    DTD Premier League

    The DTD Daily Major Premier League starts on Monday 27th July and runs for 4 weeks, ending on Sunday 23rd August. It is split into 4 weeks, with each week acting as its own league, so if you miss a week you aren’t penalised, you can still take part in the rest of them! To take part players need to ...

  • 13 July

    Battle Of The Bands partypoker UK Team Challenge

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April, 2015

  • 30 April

    IPO Goes On Full Tilt

    Last week, Full Tilt, an Amaya Inc. company, announced headline sponsorship of the International Poker Open (IPO) Tour. The IPO is one of Europe’s most popular poker tours, with a rich history of large player fields at a competitive buyin, allowing all levels of poker player to experience the IPO atmosphere. The first Full Tilt IPO event kicks off on Friday, ...

February, 2015

  • 14 February

    One Million Dollars Baby

    One Million Dollars Baby Just a week after the news broke that Dusk Till Dawn, Europe’s premier cardroom, had teamed up with partypoker to shake up the UK poker scene, details of the first event under the new partnership have been revealed. In May 2015, DTD and partypoker will be running the Grand Prix Million.  A $120 buyin NLHE event ...

  • 13 February

    Viva Las Vegas With Sky Poker

    Viva Las Vegas With Sky Poker Ever fancied strutting your poker stuff along with the best (and sometimes worst) players on the planet ? The best place to do that is during the World Series Of Poker, held in Las Vegas each and every year. The WSOP runs during June and July, culminating in the World Series Of Poker Main ...

  • 3 February

    Dusk Till Dawn Getting The Party Started

    Dusk Till Dawn Getting The Party Started It looks like 2015 is going to be a very exciting year for Dusk Till Dawn, as Europe’s premier award winning live poker venue have entered a multi-year branding and online agreement with PartyPoker. News broke that DTD will move it’s online cardroom onto the PartyPoker software later this month, whilst the live ...

January, 2015

  • 8 January

    Hey Mr Poker Blue Sky

    Hey Mr Poker Blue Sky It’s been a good while now since I’ve fired up the Sky Poker software and pitted my wits against the other players on the UK based stand alone platform. My recollections of the software were that it was pretty clunky.  Standard six handed tables throughout, with a small range of variants and a small amount ...

December, 2014

  • 23 December

    APAT Announce WCOAP Schedule

    It’s taken a while since the Amateur Poker Association and Tour announced their Season 8 schedule for them to provide further details of their flagship event, the World Championship of Amateur Poker.  The venue, Aspers Casino Stratford, and the dates, 28th March to 6th April 2015 had been confirmed, but now we have a full schedule.  And what a schedule ...

November, 2014

  • 27 November

    They’re A Very Very Very Important Person

    Ever wanted the VIP Dusk Till Dawn experience for a fraction of the cost? Luxuries such as £5,000 in tournament buy-ins , free food and drink, access to ‘Trickett’s Room’ and your own VIP parking and Wifi connection? Dusk Till Dawn’s new VIP Platinum Memberships can be won for FREE at Dusk Till Dawn Online and they are guaranteeing FIVE ...

October, 2014

  • 3 October

    5,000 Posts

    It seems ages ago that we got together and decided to create a website and group that would bring news, blogs, events and strategy to poker players, all in one place. No strings, no ties, just sharing information to improve everyones game. In just over 6 months, we’ve now shared over 5,000 links to poker articles, strategy discussion, poker blogs and ...

  • 2 October

    British Poker Award Nominations

    It’s creeping round to that time of the year again when the whole of the British Poker community sits on the edge of their seats, waiting to find out who has been honoured with a British Poker Award. The nominations have now been announced, meaning the voting is officially open. You can cast your votes via this link Let us ...

September, 2014

  • 24 September

    Blue Blood Online Poker Series

    Blue Blood Online Poker Series Hot on the heels of Blue Blood Poker announcing their new deal with Coral Poker, the UK based online poker group have released details of the inaugural Blue Blood Online Poker Series. It’s a series of Poker Tournaments aimed at the recreational poker player, culminating in a £55 buyin Main Event.  5 Days, 9 Events, ...

August, 2014

  • 17 August

    The IPO - From Tournament to Tour

    The IPO - From Tournament to Tour The 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, we’ve decided to create the IPO Tour 2014. These the opening words from Stephen McLean, the supremo and originator ...

  • 8 August

    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, ...

July, 2014

  • 29 July

    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 ...

  • 20 July

    25/25 London Makes History

    A few years back, a new poker tournament appeared on the horizon in the UK.  Armed with it’s multiple starting days, 25,000 chips, deepstack structure and £25,000 guarantee, the Grosvenor 25/25 stood proud in the North West of England.  Many players from around the country looked on with envy as it slowly moved around venues such as Blackpool, Manchester and ...

  • 11 July

    Blue Blood Poker Teams Up With Coral

    The Pokeriety are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership for the Blue Blood poker group in the UK. Blood Blue Poker is seen as one of the leading lights in developing talent on the UK poker scene, with many of their team members scoring in some of the biggest tournaments in the UK and abroad, including GUKPT, UKIPT and ...

  • 10 July

    Jake Dursley Wins APAT Gold

    The first leg of the Amateur Poker Association & Tour’s (APAT) Season 8 schedule saw the cream of the UK recreational players head to the Bristol for the two day deepstack Welsh Amateur Poker Championship. 152 runners created a prize pool of £11,400, along with the usual APAT medals and added value seats courtesy of APAT’s season sponsor Coral Poker. ...

  • 8 July

    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 ...

  • 6 July

    Porter Leads The Way In APAT Bristol

    Porter Leads The Way In APAT Bristol The Amateur Poker Association and Tour (APAT) are in Bristol this weekend for the first leg of their Season 8 schedule.  You can find all of the details for the rest of the season via our APAT Schedule Page. APAT were the first tour to offer deepstack, affordable poker to the recreational player ...

June, 2014

  • 16 June

    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 ...

  • 11 June

    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 ...

May, 2014

  • 29 May

    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 ...

  • 19 May

    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 ...

  • 19 May

    WPT Returns To The UK

    WPT Returns To The UK The clues were all there, and plenty of gossip and rumours were taking place in the background of the UK poker industry, but until Dusk Till Dawn owner Rob Yong published his latest blog entry, nothing was confirmed. You can get a link to Rob’s writing in The Pokeriety Blog Feed, where he has announced ...

  • 14 May

    Comfy Poker

    There’s nothing worse than playing a long online poker session in an uncomfortable seat or chair. That aching in your back and neck when you just can’t get comfortable whilst staring at the tables on the screen, merrily clicking away. Well, maybe the guys at have the answer for the online poker player. Alongside their innovative range of bean ...

April, 2014

  • 24 April

    Bumper Trumper Bonus At DTD

    DUSK TILL DAWN ARE GIVING YOU THE CHANCE TO WIN A £1,000 CASH BONUS Their LIVE Club Final Table challenge returns from tonight, giving you the chance to win a £1,000 Cash Bonus on top of your prize money. Club Director, Simon Trumper stated ‘The promotion applies to all of our XXL15 and XXL25 (including GIANTS) and is a great ...

  • 7 April

    Easter Extravaganza Of Poker For UK

    Easter Extravaganza Of Poker For UK Strap yourselves in for what is going to be a manic few weeks of poker in the UK. Big buyin tournaments are great for the headlines and exposure of poker, but the events taking place in the UK in the next fortnight are the learning grounds of the next potential big professional players. The ...

March, 2014

  • 21 March

    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 ...