Archive for September, 2012

Lifes little bad beats

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to finally win a competition. Not a poker one as such, but tickets to the English Poker Open welcome party in London. I’d been a little excited about going. Finally getting to party with the pros and enjoy a great night out

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Poker books

So you play poker and you’re doing ok. Well news is that you have to keep studying the game in order to improve. I’m often asked how to learn how to play poker and good books to read.

Here is a small list of books that I’ve read or have on my to read list and thought I’d share them with you that are available on Amazon

Kill Everyone 
Review from Amazon
“My advice is to buy this book, read it once, then read it again and test some of the strategies and insight from Poker pro "Elky". This book has really changed my perspective on the game and has helped me cash on various tournaments. 

Paperback from £25 Kindle Version £6

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Win the new iPhone 5 for just 5¢

The new iPhone 5 is here and are giving away 5 x iPhone 5’s for just a 5¢ Buy-in.

That’s right, simply play the iPhone 5 Giveaway tournament on 888 on the 18/09/2012 @ 19:02 GMT and the top 5 players will each get a new iPhone 5.

Need an account > Visit by clicking here New players currently receive £12 with no deposit required. 

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Black Belt Poker Ninja series

Kicking off on Monday, October 1, Ninja will see players infiltrate the cyber felt for six eclectic tournaments with buy-ins starting from as little as $5+0.50 and culminating in a $50+5 Main Event with a $2,500 guaranteed prize pool.

The full schedule is as follows:

Ninja #1 – Monday, October 01 (20:00) 
$10+1 No Limit Hold'em Freezeout Ninja

#2 – Tuesday, October 02 (20:00)
$25+2.50 No Limit Hold'em Six-Max Freezeout

Ninja #3 – Wednesday, October 03 (20:00)
$15+1.50 No Limit Hold'em Deep Stack Freezeout Ninja

#4 – Thursday, October 04 (20:00)
$10+1 No Limit Hold'em Turbo 1 x Rebuy / Add-on Ninja

#5 – Friday, October 05 (20:00)
$5+0.50 Pot Limit Omaha 1 x Rebuy & Add-on Saturday,

October 06 (20:00)
$8+0.80 No Limit Hold'em Mega Satellite (10 seats guaranteed)

Ninja Main Event – Sunday, October 07 (20:00)
$50+5 No Limit Hold'em Freezeout ($2,500 GTD)

Each event will be hosted by a Black Belt Poker pro; turn assassin and eliminate a pro and we’ll give you free entry into the Main Event.

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