PokerStars to open London card room

PokerStars to open London card room

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

PokerStars yesterday announced that it had become a minority shareholder in the London’s Hippodrome Casino. More details of the partnership have been revealed including plans to launch a PokerStars branded card room.

The refurbished and rebranded poker room is set to open at the Leicester Square venue next year and will feature a range of new PokerStars' sponsored tournaments and special events.

“The Hippodrome has dramatically raised the quality bar for the UK casino industry,” said Guy Templer, Group Strategy Director for PokerStars. “ Together we will give poker players the same great poker experience, live 24/7 in the heart of London that they get from PokerStars online. We are looking forward to unveiling some great new live events for the UK poker market in 2013.”

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