Wednesday, 8 January 2014
3D poker site PKR recently announced that the ninth incarnation of their ever popular live festival will feature an interesting game change.
Set to take place on March 28 at Aspers Casino in London, PKR Live is one of the site's largest events and brings together PKR regulars from across Europe for a weekend of poker, drinking and prop betting revelry.Traditionally the event has been played as a standard No Limit Hold'em Freezeout; however, for the forthcoming event the organisers have decided to make it a Mixed Max affair. Capped at 243 entrants, the $500 Main Event will begin with players competing on tables of nine, before Day 2 breaks the field into tables of six.When the field is cut to 16 Day 2 will be brought to a close before players return for a final session during which they will play a selection of heads-up matches for the title.The format is one which debuted at the WSOP back in 2011 and since then it's become increasingly popular with seasoned tournament players who feel it offers them a distinct skill advantage.Demand for the latest incarnation of PKR Live is expected to be high and players can book their place at the festival by taking part in one of PKR's many satellites or by buying in directly through the game client. New players signing up here are eligible for a free, no deposit required, $5. PKR Live, Aspers Casino, Stratford:Date Start time (GMT) Day Format Buy-inFri 28 March 16:00 Day 1 9-seater $450 + $50Sat 29 March 13:00 Day 2 6-seater CLOSEDSun 30 March 13:00 Day 3 Heads-up (Last 16) CLOSED
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