Tag Archives: Russian Poker Tour
- My Poker Pal Put the ‘Banter’ Into Poker With the Creation of the Grand Party Festival
March 13, 2015
My Poker Pal are putting the ‘banter’ into poker, quite literally, after announcing plans to host Strip Poker, Crazy Shots, and Masked Events at their inaugural Grand Party Festival in Montenegro. At the tail end of January I sat down with My Poker Pal founder Paul Rimmer to talk about...
- Russian Poker Tour Players Trapped in Troubles in Kiev
February 20, 2014
Russian Poker Tour players had no choice but to batten down the hatches after demonstrators and riot police clashed violently in the streets of Kiev. If you type ‘Kiev troubles’ into Google you get a plethora of links connecting you to a host of sporting events that are soon to...
- PokerStars does Macau, 888 does Russia, Full Tilt does some hard thinking
October 29, 2010
While the upcoming APT Macau is getting lots of attention, another regional poker tournament that provides a nice lead-in to the big do at the Hard Rock. Scheduled to end on the same day the APT event kicks off, the PokerStars Macau Poker Cup Championship runs from Nov. 2-7 at...
- Russian poker ready to fold?
February 6, 2010
Nyet nyet Soviet? Vladimir Putin's 2009 decision to stick a pin in Russia's gambling balloon continues to wreak havoc with that country's gaming operators. Poker Style, the originator of the Russian Poker Tour, was already reported to be in significant financial difficulty as a result of the government's clampdown, and...
Azov-City casino operator begs reprieve from Vladimir Putin
October 12, 2017
The Red Wire: Sochi Keeps Up Olympic Traditions – Maybe Too Many
February 4, 2014
The Winter Olympics Grabs Taxpayer Gold
February 7, 2014