UK Poker

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...

The Evolution of Poker - From Table to Mobile App...

Victoria Coren | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Coren

My, how hard it used to be to find a game of poker. You could call round all your friends to see who was available - but you needed a large pool of friends who knew how to play the game, and enough of them free on the right night. Even if you managed that, you were stuck with the awkwardness of taking your friends' money.

UKIPT PokerStars Tournament Update

Victoria Coren | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Sport
Victoria Coren

Well, I didn't win a bean at the UKIPT Nottingham tournament but - as predicted - I had a great time. It just had a terrific atmosphere.

The Rise of the Poker Tournament

Victoria Coren | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Sport
Victoria Coren

Until the UK and Ireland Poker Tour was launched, the game of poker had got a bit samey for me. As a member of Team PokerStars Pro, I was travelling the world playing high-level tournaments where everyone seemed to be the same: young, male, clever, mathematical, dressed in sports gear, wearing iPods and talking about statistics.

Men Arrested Over Invisible Ink Casino Scam

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK

French police have arrested five men in connection with an ingenious casino scam in the Mediterranean town of Cannes. Wearing special lenses allowe...