Poker In Europe

European Championship of Online Poker (ECOOP III)

24 November - 7 December

ECOOP is reverse by well-liked order and we’ve upped the stake however by additional participants, further awards and mainly highly, doubly cash! Locks your seats currently within this must play tournament fair, a life-size funds blockbuster toward crown Europe’s Ultimate Online Poker Champion!

By a huge $4,150,000 assured remunerated out more than a sole 14 day online competition included of prize pools varying commencing $50,000 throughout equal to $1,500,000 - there’s bounty of causes to acquire within the game.

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In case the crown of 'European Online Poker Champion' in addition a cache of hard cash rewards wasn’t bait adequate, every tournament winner will apiece be given a popular ECOOP 3 Bracelet, figurative of poker primacy athwart the continent.

The major events are comprised of No Limit & Limit Texas Hold'em, Pot Limit Omaha, Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo moreover a fresh 7 card stud event.

Still following a demanding 22 hour final table, John Juanda cannot swab the grin off his countenance since he detained his fourth WSOP bracelet up.

To place the icing on top of the cake, the drops on top of the river meant for patios moreover John Juanda is the champ, captivating the 2008 WSOP-E major Event also his fourth World Series of Poker bracelet! Stanislav Alekhin finished a marvelous attempt and received £534,950 in favor of his second best end.

High roller actions lying on the Euro Poker Tour are a few among the mainly luxurious sub events within the world. The Million Pound face-off next to EPT London this week was the wealthiest we've observed on this coast.

It charges £20,000 to go in, someplace amid $30,000 plus $40,000 moreover the Million Pound fraction thought out to be the assured prize pool. While it ensues, the 86 participants climbed past that liberal assurance and when they assembled Monday, they made out they were playing in favor of a foremost award of £516,000.


European Poker Masters
Funded by PokerHeaven, FullTiltPoker and AbsolutePoker

Creating its entrance during 2006, the European Poker Masters series assures to be a greeting count to the yearly Euro-Poker prospect. Playing next to first night sites in Dublin, London, Paris and Vienna, every event in the series presents award pools within the USD$5M variation.

The Paris event held during October next to the famous Aviation Club was conquered by a little French novice pilot, Brice Cournut, who turned into the European Poker Masters Paris Hold’em Champion, hoisting a check in favor of €137,600 and the popular EPM Paris Hold’em Trophy.

The ultimate EPM occasion of the year (November 17-19) will be held by the side of The Sporting Emporium, Ireland's leading betting plus card room situated at the core of Dublin in favor of a €400,000 reward pool: Adrian Walshe (Ireland) conquered the major event in favor of €85,500 (USD$109,670).

Poker in Europe


Irish Poker Festival
The €500 + €50 buy-in major happening next to the Ladbrokes Irish Poker Festival, conducted commencing Oct. 2 on the way to 5 in Killarney, Ireland, has been conquered by Jimmy McSweeney from Cork, Ireland. He received €100,000 in favor of his conquest.

The major happening demonstrated so trendy the competence was elevated commencing 625 to 750 within the week directing up to the casino poker tournament however directors handled eventually to house 832 players - a record in favor of a European ranking occasion - by the swaps system. This generated an award pool of €416,000 which shattered the Ladbrokes assurance of €250,000.

London EPT
24 year aged Michael Martin succeeds the London Leg of the EPT

Lying on the closing hand Martin places Tureniec exhausted grasping pocket 44's in addition to the Swede calls among K9. Michael Martin crafts 44's complete of deuces and captures the designation along with £1,000,000. This succeeds in addition fetches him out of bed commencing 139th to 5th within the European poker rankings.

The ultimate table embraced of St Michael Martin (USA),Michael Tureniec (Sweden), Marcin Horecki (Poland), Eric Liu (USA), Phillipe Dauteuil (France), Alan Smurfit (Ireland), Johannes Strassmann (Germany), Anthony Lellouche (France) also Eric Sjoden (Sweden).

Tureniec had remunerated hardly $800 to go into a final opening satellite in favor of EPT London conducted the weekend previous to the tournament started off. Hence a next place end moreover £525,324 is not an awful homecoming next to the entire in favor of his cash. Third place was held by the Polish participant, Marcin Horecki.


  • 1st Neil 'Bad Beat' Channing (England) 5,340
  • 2nd Andreas Krause (Germany) 4,973
  • 3rd Jason Mercier (USA) 4,870
  • 4th Alex Leviev (Austria) 4,847
  • 5th Michael Martin (USA) 4,840
  • 6th Nik Persaud (England) 4,600
  • 7th Claudio Rinaldi (Switzerland) 4,480
  • 8th Anthony Lellouche (France) 4,480
  • 9th David Penly (England) 4,346
  • 10th Bobby G (Germany) 4,198

European Poker Tournaments


Poker Million, Ladbrokes UK
By its five year account, USD$1M-plus first-rank award plus an award sum beyond USD$4M, Ladbroke's Poker Million is absolutely one among the full-size ticket proceedings within the European poker prospect. 72 participants, who make the grade by way of poker Ladbrokes, are requested to London during June to meet one another and get a mark during the semifinals.

During December, the ultimate events are broadcasted opening by the semis scheduled December 13th plus 14th by way of the poker finals scheduled the 15th. During recent days, Ladbrokes has conducted a "Poker Million Live Final Party" in favor of contestants and fortunate punters who acquire their hands on top of a voucher.

Irish Open

Supported by PaddyPowerPoker
If you're in search of poker by a rare breed, you'll be short of to accomplish superior compared to the Irish Open. At the moment during its 26th year it is smugly allocated like the world's 2nd best ever running tournament, subsequent to the WSOP.

In reality the initial originator, Terry Rogers, originated the Irish Open anon bearing in mind the WSOP operating next to Binion's during 1979. It's tough to gauge these effects; however Rogers some time ago said, "I have been the supreme sole feature in the universal broadening of gung ho poker."

Irish Winter Festival of Poker

Citywest Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
25 Oct - 27 Oct 2008

R = Ranking occasion

Saturday, 25 Oct 2:00PM No Limit Holdem Freezeout, 3 Day Event Irish Masters, € 1500 + 150 R

Sunday, 26 Oct 2:00PM No Limit Holdem Freezeout, € 200 + 20 R

Monday, 27 Oct 2:00PM No Limit Holdem Freezeout, € 500 + 50 R


Funded by PokerStars
At the moment during its third season, the European Poker Tour (EPT) is the top multi-country broadcasted poker chain within the world.

During the EPT, participants commencing from corner to corner of Europe vie in the wealthiest and mainly impressive poker betting circuit Europe has to present by way of a sequence of broadcasted satellite actions conducted during main European cities opening during mid-September.

The EPT Grand Final of EPT3 will be conducted within Monte Carlo, scheduled March 28-April 1, 2007. Award pools in favor of every one of the six pre-final actions middling approximately €2M (USD$2.5M).

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