Tag Archives: International Federation of Poker
- Match Poker joins pole dancing and arm wrestling as a GAISF Observer
October 4, 2017
The International Federation of Poker changes its name to the International Federation of Match Poker and joins federations from the world of pole vaulting and arm wrestling as a Global Association of International Sports Federations Observer. Poker could become an Olympic sport, but not as you know it. This week,...
- Match Indian Poker League sells eight franchises for inaugural season
August 10, 2017
Poker in India continues to grow as Viaan Industries, and the International Federation of Poker sell eight franchises for their inaugural Match Indian Poker League experience. While he may not be setting any trends in the hair department, Alex Dreyfus can take some pride in the fact that his Global...
- The IFP receives WADA approval; Nally handed new 4-year term as Prez
March 29, 2017
The International Federation of Poker has received approval from the World Anti-Doping Agency, and President Patrick Nally has been re-elected for another four years. Will poker ever become an Olympic sport? If it does, it will not have anything to do with the current monoliths of the sport who hog...
- 3-Barrels: Busquet Batters JC; Hansen Returns Home; SportAccord Say no to Poker
April 25, 2016
3-Barrels of pure value including news of Olivier Busquet’s one-sided mixed martial arts victory over JC Alvarado, Gus Hansen returning home to Denmark to ‘settle down’, and the International Federation of Poker will not be joining SportAccord. The lads told me that I was dead. I was scared. He was...
- Is Poker About to Join The SportAccord?
March 24, 2016
Poker is close to becoming a member of the SportAccord, an umbrella organisation for Olympic and non-Olympic games, according to an online magazine. Poker at the Olympics? I know what you’re thinking. I put the wrong mushrooms in my tea. But the dream - and someone is dreaming - could...
- Match Poker to be Promoted by a Company Four Times Larger Than Las Vegas Sands Corporation
March 4, 2016
Team Poker is once again to the fore as Alibaba's Sports Division and Oceans Sports & Entertainment agency, ink a deal to promote the International Federation of Poker's Match Poker. The International Federation of Poker (IFP) are back in the news this week, and this time, they are packing a...
Is Poker About to Join The SportAccord?
March 24, 2016