Wednesday, 30 November 2011
Popular London club The International has had its licence revoked by Hackney Council which alleges that the venue has been operating as a large scale poker venue.
The International listed chess, draughts, backgammon, sudoku, bridge, scrabble and pool in its initial licensing application in 2009 but an investigation by Hackney's licensing enforcement team, in association with local police, accuses the venue of principally being a poker venue.Hackney Council's licensing sub-committee has revoked the club’s gaming permit and withdrawn its premises certificate. Club chairman Barry Martin said that the club would fight the council's decision. He told the Hackney Gazette, “We operated for over two years without a word from the council to tell us we shouldn’t be doing what we were doing, we thought everything was ok, we never thought we were on the wrong side of the law.” “Our private members’ club was set up so people didn’t have to go into a casino-like environment so they can play games of their choice, in a club where they felt safe and not turned into some financial number on a spreadsheet.” The club is still open for members while the appeal is pending.
Christmas is just around the corner and Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are getting into the holiday spirit by offering online poker players the chance to double one re-load deposit up to $100.
Juicy Stakes has announced the launch of a series of daily freeroll online poker tournaments that will award players with spots into special weekly games featuring prize pools of up to $300.
Four online poker players that won prize packages into the $2,400 main event of the PPC Aruba World Championship 2016 courtesy of Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are on their way to the Caribbean this weekend and will be joined by vlogger ‘TheTrooper97’.
Americas Cardroom has released its fifth and final sponsored video chronicling the action from the Punta Cana Poker Classic 2016, which ended on Sunday with Latvian player Eduards Kudrjavcevs taking the main event title and its $143,675 first-place prize.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes.
Win $300 prize pool tournament seats.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker.
Americas Cardroom releases final video.
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