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No Game Is Safe: AI Program Thrashes World-Class Poker Pros

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Tech

After Google’s artificial intelligence system beat grandmasters of the world’s hardest board game last year, it was only a matter of time till com...

How To Be The Best Gamer You Can be

James Knuckey | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Tech
James Knuckey

The biggest fault that a lot of gamers have or have had, myself included, is the mindset that they are already the best they can be and that there is no more room for improvement. This is possibly the worst way you can think because, eventually, you are going to run into an obstacle that you cannot get over.

Poker Player Jailed For 'Sleight Of Hand' That Won Him Nearly £60,000

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK

A gambler who won almost £60,000 by using “sleight of hand” in a single game of poker has been jailed for four months for cheating. Russian Val...

Five Stars That Will DESTROY You on the Poker Tables

Jamie Lewis | Posted 14.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Lewis

As a younger man, watching poker on TV was a massively special event. I would sit up watching late-night poker, with highlights from various tournaments. It motivated me to write about the famous faces I've seen over the years and here, in all its glory, is the ultimate list of poker playing celebrities in all their glory.

How Technology Has Changed Casinos - and How it Might Continue to Do So

Jamie Lewis | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Tech
Jamie Lewis

Earlier this week I wrote about the changing face of poker as technological advances thrust our beloved game further away from the tables and ever-mor...

Casino Etiquette: Keeping It Cool on the Poker Tables

Jamie Lewis | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK
Jamie Lewis

It can be a terrifying experience, entering a casino. Fresh with images in the mind from Hollywood scenes that suggest fiery dealers and intricate etiquette, casino virgins might feel daunted when laying their first bets. And, especially, us poker players, who may have only played online, could consider a physical felt a scary proposition.

Fishing With BitCoin: How Cryptocurrencies Could Change Online Poker Forever

Jamie Lewis | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Tech
Jamie Lewis

Ever since the (almost) immediate closure of of live wagering on poker within the US, it's been a difficult ride for the game of Hold 'Em to prosper. Consisting of a predominantly US line up, the faces of professional poker have been forced into playing free money games to stream and coach from within the American border.

The Online Poker Crown Is Up for Grabs - and One Card Room is Making the Most of It

Jamie Lewis | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Tech
Jamie Lewis

The Super XL series on 888 Poker highlighted some of the best tournaments available on the internet - and what a time for the poker room to up their g...

Resuming my blogging journey - and bringing back some bad habits

Jamie Lewis | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK
Jamie Lewis

I used this blog a long time ago to write about mental health, covering everything from OCD to Schizophrenia. The response I got was unbelievable and ...

Hearthstone and Video Games Are the Biggest Threat to Online Poker

Alexandre Dreyfus | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK Tech
Alexandre Dreyfus

There was a time where online poker was profitable for every operator, including online sportsbooks and casinos. Online poker was glamourous, new and exciting. It was a competitive product; it was a pure gambling vertical.

Poker Is a Game. Poker Is a Sport. Poker Is Entertainment.

Alexandre Dreyfus | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Sport
Alexandre Dreyfus

Poker has a large but fragmented global fan base that needs aggregation, innovation and disruption to be re-activated. I believe we need to enhance the game, create proper fan engagement - that doesn't exist anymore - and build content to fulfill an existing appetite.

Chancers: The Weird World of Professional Gambling

Jak Hutchcraft | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK
Jak Hutchcraft

Once upon a time the word 'gambler' might have made you think of sweaty, grey-faced men in trackie-bottoms glaring vacuously at fruit machines or screaming at horses on the TV. But gambling is so ubiquitous in Britain today that any stigmatisms it had may be becoming something of the past.

The Day I Traveled to China and Got Doyle Brunson's Autograph

Ellis Shuman | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ellis Shuman

Walking around Macau, between the APT poker sessions, I visited the ruined façade of The Cathedral of St. Paul built in 1602 and the Fortaleza do Monte, the fortress with cannons aimed across the city skyline at the famous Casino Lisboa Hotel. Most of my time was spent standing behind the poker tables, rooting for the Titan Poker players.

Scientists Have Created The Perfect Poker Player

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists at the University of Alberta have created a computer program that can finally beat Texas hold 'em poker. Known as an 'imperfect informat...

'Playing Poker Has Paid Off My Tuition Fees Three Times Over'

Huffington Post UK | Gemma Joyce | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Meet Harry Lodge, the Exeter student who’s earned enough cash playing poker to pay off his tuition fees three times over. The third year Economic...

Use Maths To Win At Poker

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Tech

Poker is a game of luck... Partially. It's also a game to which you can apply rigorous statistical analysis and maths in order to increase your ch...

Victoria Coren Mitchell's Two-Time European Poker Tour Win Is So Inspiring

Daisy May Sitch | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Sport
Daisy May Sitch

What makes this so compelling for me is this isn't even Coren Mitchell's day job. She's literally making a killing from her bit-of-fun, on-the-side hobby. Not only that, but she's completely shaken up the poker playing stereotype in my mind.

UK's Online Gambling Industry Breaks £2 Billion Barrier

Reno Charlton | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK
Reno Charlton

Over recent years, online gambling has become an increasingly popular and common form of entertainment, with many people joining up to online casino, ...

Online Poker Choking in the Grey Fog of Legislative Uncertainty in Europe

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

A lack of a unified and sensible legislative framework is actively strangling the growth of online poker industry in many EU member countries.

A New Age For Poker

Victoria Coren | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Sport
Victoria Coren

The new card room at the Hippodrome, meanwhile, is clearly built for fun. The Hippodrome itself is a social space, and always has been. It is huge, with a spangly bar, a smart restaurant and a very good smoking terrace for those who like that sort of thing.

Samuel Luckhurst

Rafa Nadal On Winning, Losing And Real Madrid | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Sport

World tennis No 4 and French Open winner, Rafal Nadal, has been out of action with a knee injury since Wimbledon in June. He has already admitted ...

Children Are Cruel - It's Time to Fight Back

Richard Holt | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Holt

Last week I tore a tendon in my shoulder and the pain was really very bad. I would say definitely worse than childbirth, but in the event of first-hand confirmation being unlikely, I'll have to settle for probably worse than childbirth.

WATCH: Nadal Interviewed By HuffPost UK Blogger Victoria Coren

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK Sport

London 2012 is just two days away from officially commencing, but Rafael Nadal will unfortunately not be present to defend his Olympic Games title. ...

Female Poker Player Sued By Ex-Husband Over 'Secret' $1m Shoe Stash (PICTURES)

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK

Shoe stash: Beth Shak owns 1,200 pairs of shoes worth $1m A female poker player is being sued by her ex-husband, who is demanding a share of the $...

No Bluff - Nadal Latest Sportsman To Support Poker

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK Sport

Rafael Nadal has been unveiled as the new face of online gaming site PokerStars, becoming the latest sportsman to publicise his love of the game. T...