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Poker News - Archive 2011-09
PokerStars EPT London event kicks off today

The European Poker Tour is a popular option for poker players and PokerStars has kicked off the EPT London event starting today. The event will continue to run until October 6th when a champion will be crowned. The event will take place at the Hilton London Metropole in London and some of the top players in the industry are expected to compete. (29/09)

Hollywood Poker increases guaranteed prize pools

Hollywood Poker has made an exciting announcement which should make online poker players very happy. The online poker room has decided to increase the prize pools for their guaranteed tournament offerings. The online poker room has taken the five most popular tournaments they offer and increased by several thousand dollars. (27/09)

Epic Poker League to air this October

The inaugural season of the Epic Poker League is set to air this October and Federated Sports and Gaming, the organizer of the league, has released the schedule for the season. The first event of the league took place last month at the Palms Casino and Resort and fans will now be able to watch the footage of the events starting in October. (22/09)

UK Poker Player Threatens Violent Attack after major online loss

Losing is a big part of online poker play. Everyone knows it and most people accept it. However there are some people who are unable to stop wagering on online poker and they end up losing tens of thousands of dollars. Losing a great deal of money can make gamblers do irrational things and one UK gambler recently went off the deep end after taking a major hit to his bank roll. (20/09)

Mickey Petersen added to PokerStars Online Team

PokerStars has added yet another player to their online poker team. Mickey Petersen, a Danish poker pro, has now been added to the long list of online pro players at PokerStars. Petersen will now join the ranks of many popular pros that are associated with the top online poker room. (15/09)

Illari Sahamies earns record win at PokerStars

Illari Sahamies is a very successful poker player who has won the largest pot ever recorded at PokerStars. Over the past week, Sahamies was able to earn over $800,000 playing online and in the process he earned the most that anyone has ever won in a single pot at PokerStars. (13/09)

Entraction Poker Network adding more countries to the banned list

The Entraction Poker Network has been banning several countries from their online poker sites. The poker network is taking precautions to make sure they are in clear once certain countries decide to legalize online poker and to do this they are banning players. By September 29th of this year five more countries will be banned from the poker network. (06/09)

Poker in the Park set for this weekend

This weekend, thousands of people will be showing up at Hanover Square to take part in the Poker in the Park festival. The festival will play host to several events and have stages set up throughout the square with entertainment as well as games. There will also be several booths at the event where visitors can look at new products and play games. The Main Stage is the big draw of the festival and it will feature live music, poker, celebrity poker, chess and card tricks. The final table of the mahjong tournament will also be featured at the main stage. (01/09)

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