Friday, 13 May 2011
A man from Bristol has been given a suspended jail term after pleading guilty to a number of disturbances, one of which involved attacking a man playing strip poker with his girlfriend.
Shane Parker took umbrage with Connor Lambert who was playing the game with his girlfriend in a Bristol pub. Parker pulled Lambert from his chair and along with another man started attacking him. When another man tried to intervene in the scuffle, Parker brandished a spanner and hit the unfortunate interloper causing a 3cm head wound that required eight staples.According to the Bristol Evening Post, Parker later saw Lambert in the street, accused him of being a grass and hit him. Parker pleaded guilty to one count of actual bodily harm and three counts of affray. The 21-year-old was given a 48-week prison sentence, suspended for 18 months. He was also ordered to do 200 hours of unpaid work as well as being forced to pay £450 compensation and £250 costs. Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
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.
Second Punta Cana report goes live.
Punta Cana Poker Classic 2016.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes four.
Vamshi Vandanapu wins in Coventry.
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