There are even more reasons to go to Poker in the Park

There are even more reasons to go to Poker in the Park

Thursday, 21 July 2011

With loads of tournaments, tutorials, book signings and pro lectures there's plenty on offer for poker lovers at this year's Poker in the Park.

Organisers of Europe's biggest poker festival, which takes place at London's Hanover Square on 2 and 3 September, have announced details of even more attractions including a tent devoted to chess, mahjong and rummy as well as a host of top class entertainment.

The newly created Main Stage will feature 'the very best in live music, big-name comedians, agic showsm card ninjas and a chess grand master playing speed chess against multiple opponents' as well as hosting the second annual British Poker Awards on the Saturday.

Mind game lovers will also be able to take part in the biggest mahjong tournament in Europe.

Organiser Michael Caselli said, "We're really excited about this year's Poker in the Park. With the Main Stage offering the best in entertainment, it really will have that summer festival feel. With the addition of skill gaming it will also have a more eclectic feel."

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