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From Dublin ... Padraig Parkinson Vol. 4, No. 4 Card Player Magazine

One-Man Poker Wrecking Crew

by Jesse May

It was a moment to shatter the steeliest of nerves, on what should have been the tensest day of Padraig Parkinson's life. Here they were introducing the final table of the World Series of Poker, and Padraig was among the final six, his first time playing the championship event. The lineup ...

  • The Inside Straight

    by CP The Inside Straight Authors

    Card Player TV is Now Live New Feature at Set to Rock Poker World By Bob Pajich It's been lights, camera, and lots of poker action in the Card Player corporate office now that the newest feature of, Card Player TV, ...continued

  • Conversation With Peter Hallberg

    by Thor Henrykson

    Thor Henrykson: Thanks for agreeing to spend a little time chatting with us. How is your backgammon game these days? Are you still discovering and learning new aspects of the game? Peter Hallberg: To start with, I will give you a short introduction to ...continued

  • International Poker Developments, Padraig Parkinson, and a New Series on Poker Strategists

    by Rolf Slotboom

    Sometimes you meet people you like and respect - yet you never understand exactly what it is they're saying. For instance, when it comes to football, I guess I respect Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson's achievements a lot - yet when ...continued

  • Industry News

    by Roy Brindley

    Players believe there is a "win switch" Gambling experts at Nottingham's Trent University have conducted a groundbreaking study into online gaming in which almost 11,000 Internet users from 96 countries took part in a revealing survey. ...continued

  • Danish News

    Magnus Petersson, a 29-year-old finacial advisor from Stockholm, Sweden, won the 2007 European Poker Tour event in Copenhagen. Beating out some of Europe's best poker players, Magnus took home approximately €550,000 for his efforts. He ...continued

  • French News

    by Benjamin Gallen

    It's Friday night and you just got into the French capital. Forget about sightseeing, fancy nightlife, or fine dining. What you want to do is play poker. Of course, you know where you have to go. Armed with your best-looking jacket and your ...continued

  • Dutch News

    by Peter Dalhuijsen

    While some of our boys were fighting the good fight overseas in Helsinki, Tunica, and Melbourne, most of the splendid Dutch foot soldiers took it upon themselves to defend our nation's pride at the newest international tournament series on Dutch ...continued

  • Austrian and German News

    by Michael Keiner

    Recently, I was invited to play in a TV poker show. For Germany, it was a quite new format. We played an online multitable tournament and the TV spectators could see the holecards during play. Additionally, the players were interviewed and had a ...continued

  • Gibraltar News

    by Tristan Cano

    A jagged boulder jutting awkwardly out of the arid Andalusian landscape, the Rock of Gibraltar is no larger than the mountains in its close proximity, yet it proudly dominates its surroundings with all the majesty you would expect from so famous a ...continued

  • Polish News

    Card Player Media is proud to announce its newest magazine partner, Card Player Polska, the first and only magazine in the Polish market. Slated for a March 2007 release, the magazine will feature translated poker content from Card Player and Card ...continued

  • Scandinavian News

    by Ola Brandborn

    Greg Raymer is a regular columnist in one of the Swedish dailies. Before the European Poker Tour event in Copenhagen, he predicted a Swedish victory. It's an honor that he believes in us up here in the north, but it's not really that strange; ...continued

  • UK News

    by Jennifer Mason

    The new year saw the first of the £1,000 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour events sell out quickly in Bolton, the crowds attracted by the added money, play-favouring structure, and the fact that the tour is being televised on Channel 4. Even dinosaur ...continued

  • The Power of Pressure

    by David Apostolico

    In most endeavors, greatness is not achieved without some amount of pressure. From creative pursuits to business, creators and leaders must work through what is sometimes a great deal of pressure in order to succeed. The difference between greatness ...continued

  • War Theory

    by David Downing

    "War is also interrupted (or moderated), and thus made even more a gamble, by: the superiority of defense over offense; imperfect knowledge of the situation; and the element of chance." - Clausewitz, "On War" War theorists can ...continued

  • Paddy's Corner

    by Padraig Parkinson

    The Heart of a Champion Lots of people wonder what makes the difference between a very good player and a champion. Occasionally, I've been asked for my opinion on this matter. I usually give a flippant answer, as I'm pretty sure that anyone ...continued

  • Table Talk

    by Lucy Rokach

    One of the reasons for poker's unending ability to fascinate and entertain us is the fact that it epitomises everything to be found at the core of what it is to be human, particularly when played by a regular "school" of players. Unlike ...continued

  • Poker Authors Analyzed

    by Rolf Slotboom

    Editor's note: Card Player Europe Bureau Chief Rolf Slotboom has read just about every poker book available, and in this series of columns, he analyzes the work of several poker authors, one at a time. He analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of ...continued

  • League Two of National Poker in the Pub League

    by Dave Brannan

    By the time you read this, the regional finals of the second Poker in the Pub league will be finished but hopefully not forgotten, and the third league will be well under way. The league is really beginning to gather momentum now, and this is ...continued

  • Aussie Millions Rules

    by 'Mad Marty' Wilson

    Their football might be different, their cricket unmentionable to most Brits, but their poker tournament is unsurpassed. The Aussie Millions is my all-time favourite poker event, but I can't pinpoint just one reason why. The Crown Casino seems to ...continued

  • Irish Poker Room Review

    Macau Sporting Club Located in the heart of Cork City along the banks of the Lee, the Macau Sporting Club opens its doors to poker festivities seven days a week. With a series of tournaments and cash games to suit all pockets, in business for six ...continued