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Live coverage from the EPT Dublin festival begins tomorrow

The European Poker Tour returns to Dublin tomorrow after an eight year break. It should only take a hand or two to feel back at home. Dublin is a poker town, and while the EPT has been away the UKIPT has made it home, so in many ways the UKIPT Main Event, which gets the festival started, is a fittin...more

by Stephen Bartley on February 9, 2016 7:55 AM

Jump the queue with new online registration at EPT Dublin

Sometimes the little things can make all the difference. That's why we're always trying to make the player experience better, whether it's better chips, better tables, or even the process each player goes through before that -- like registration. At EPT12 Dublin players will notice a few improvement...more

by Stephen Bartley on February 4, 2016 3:41 AM

Looking ahead to EPT Dublin

I don't know if you can remember what you were doing on November 7, 2007, but the EPT was wrapping up its last event in Dublin. Rueben Peters and Annette Obrestad put the finishing touches to the tournament and in fine style. Most had expected the unstoppable Obrestad to sweep across the finish line...more

by Stephen Bartley on February 2, 2016 4:38 AM

EPT12 Prague: Third time's a charm for champion Hossein Ensan

At 51 years old, Hossein Ensan is not the poster boy for modern poker championships. Nearly no one on the poker circuit had heard of him until 2014 when he won the EPT Seniors Event in Barcelona. He parlayed those winnings into a live satellite that eventually put him in the Barcelona Main Event whe...more

by Brad Willis on December 16, 2015 3:45 PM

EPT12 Prague: Kenneth Smaron wins High Roller and €595,500

Kenneth Smaron: High Roller champion!At a final table containing one of the best live tournament players in the world, one of the best online cash game players ever and a player going for his second EPT High Roller title, it was a high stakes hyper-turbo sit and go specialist who triumphed over them...more

by Nick Wright on December 16, 2015 9:44 AM

EPT12 Prague: €5K Turbo bonanza to round things out

Last two tables in €5,000 eventThe prizes on offer to the last six of the Main Event total more than €2.5 million and for obvious reasons, the focus of the tournament room remains on Ilkin Amirvo and Co as they go looking for the top money.However, with the last two tables of the €5,000 6-Max Turbo ...more

by Howard Swains on December 16, 2015 8:57 AM

EPT12 High Roller: Final table set, Kamatakis leads elite eight

Iliodoros KamatakisDay three of the €10,000 High Roller has so far been all about one player. That player is Iliodoros Kamatakis. The Greek entered the day with 1,230,000 and by the time the start of day field of 18 had been whittled down to 11 he'd more than trebled that stack. At that point he had...more

by Nick Wright on December 16, 2015 5:37 AM

EPT12 Prague: Route to the final

It's the final day of EPT Prague and six men are still in contention for that near €1 million first prize. As ever, they have taken long and wending routes to the final table, some flying high throughout (looking at you Gleb Tremzin) and some scuttling along near the bottom, doing just enough to get...more

by Howard Swains on December 16, 2015 5:36 AM

Breaking: First look at the EPT Dublin schedule

We're not even finished with EPT Prague, but if you're ready to start planning for next year, we now have the first look at the EPT Dublin schedule.It's been eight years since the EPT has been to Dublin. Now, the tour is headed back to the Royal Dublin Society for a 67-event schedule with buy-ins fo...more

by Brad Willis on December 16, 2015 5:28 AM

EPT12 Prague: Kevin MacPhee leads final 18 in High Roller

Yesterday we wrote that that whilst High Roller tournaments are supposedly the preserve of the elite, "known" pro that really didn't seem to be the case in the EPT12 Prague €10,000 High Roller. A cursory glance at the final 18 players, who've just returned to play the third and final day of this tou...more

by Nick Wright on December 16, 2015 3:57 AM
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