Tag Archives: Tony G
- Partypoker Million Sochi attracts 1,170 entrants; Tony G blacklisted
March 27, 2017
The partypoker Million in Sochi, Russia, has attracted 1,170 participants, and Tony G is not amongst them after the Russian government banned the Lithuanian European Member of Parliament for having too much to say. It was 2006 when Tony G told Russian representative Ralph Perry to feel his power after...
- Betsson acquire Tony G’s TonyBet
September 8, 2016
Nordic gambling operator Betsson AB has expanded its Baltic markets presence via the acquisition of TonyBet’s parent company. On Thursday, Betsson announced that it had acquired Lošimų strateginė grupė UAB, which operates under the TonyBet brand. Betsson has agreed to pay an initial €4m with a further €2m payable in...
- Calling the Clock: Rast Wins the PPC; PokerStars Leave Slovenia; Tony G For UKIP Leadership Role
July 8, 2016
In this week's Calling the Clock we bring you a full round-up of all the major headlines from the World Series of Poker; another European withdrawal from PokerStars, and a new challenge for Tony G. At the time of writing 64 events have either passed or are in motion at...
- Tony G Banks on Regular Losses to Daniel Negreanu in UKIP Leadership Campaign
July 7, 2016
Tony G, member of European Parliament for Lithuania, and former God of poker, has taken the tough decision to turn his back on home country to run for the position as leader of the United Kingdom Independent Party, showing once again that there is no sacrifice he won't suffer in...
- Tony G Challenges UKIP Leader Nigel Farage to a £1m Brexit Bet
June 21, 2016
European Parliament member, and former pro poker player, Tony G, has challenged the United Kingdom Independence Party leader, Nigel Farage, to a £1m charitable Brexit bet. Politics? I'm a Linda Ronstadt lyric - I don't know much. When people talk about the left and right wings, I think about Ryan...
- EPT Monte Carlo Side Event News: Bonomo; Behbehani & Carrel Secure Victories
May 5, 2016
Side event news from the European Poker Tour Grand Final in Monte Carlo including victories for the UK’s Charlie Carrel, Kuwait’s Salman Behbehani, and the American Justin Bonomo. With most eyes on the blockbuster events at the Season 12 European Poker Tour (EPT) finale in Monte Carlo, you may be...