Friday, 27 November 2009
The body of missing poker player John Regan has been found in a London canal. The 30-year-old sports analyst was last seen on Thursday night, leaving a pub in Camden.
A statement for the Metropolitan Police confirmed the tragic news. "At around 3am on Thursday, 26 November, officers on patrol saw a body in the water near West Quay in Camden. The body was recovered and a man was pronounced dead at the scene. Although we await formal identification, we are satisfied that the deceased is 30-year-old John Regan of Chalcot Road, NW1, who had previously been reported missing to police. Next of kin have been informed.A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course. At this stage, the death is not being treated as suspicious."The news has been greeted with shock in the London poker community. Writing on her blog, Victoria Coren spoke for many saying, “Thanks to all those who responded to the Twitter appeal, it was an immediate surge of kindness and support and help towards the family of this person that none of you knew, and that response was a sign of all the goodness in the world. I know we all send all our sympathy and warmest condolences to his family”.
The sixth annual edition of Grosvenor Casinos’ Goliath tournament series may have begun last week but players are being advised that there is still time to qualify for seats into its prestigious £120 buy-in main event.
Land-based and online gaming products innovator Scientific Games Corporation is set to run its second annual Shuffle Master Classic event next month offering one lucky poker player the chance to walk away with $100,000 in cash.
Land-based casino operator Estoril Sol has been awarded the first online gaming license for Portugal and has teamed up with platform provider Gaming1 to launch the new EstorilSolCasinos.pt domain.
With 5,000 expected entries, £250,000 guaranteed in prizes and only £120 to play, its no wonder Coventry is the place to be between July 30 and August 7.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes four.
Vamshi Vandanapu wins in Coventry.
Multitude of main event qualifiers.
Top seven to share $250,000 prize pool.
Poker’s unassuming killer steps back into the limelight.
Meet one of UK poker's rising stars.
We talk to WSOP bracelet winner.
By Paul Oresteen.
Just keep smiling...
By Adam Slutsky
Pushing the envelope for a new poker generation.
Jeff KImber on fish.
So says Dara O'Kearney.
Dara O'Kearney looks at game thoery.
Dara O'K on bounty tournaments.
Rob Yong calls for competition.
A critical eye on the poker world.
Nick Wealthall on unconscious decision making.
Structure changes don't suit recreationals.
Features | Strategy | Interviews | Reviews | News | Profiles | Pages | British Poker Awards
© 2015 BluffEurope.com