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Roland De Wolfe Vol. 4, No. 6 Card Player Magazine

The Inside Straight

by CP The Inside Straight Authors Launches New Online Poker Section New Section Includes an Online Player of the Year Contest, Detailed Room Reviews With User Ratings, Video Content, and More By Shawn Patrick Green is gearing up to launch a massive new section, and online poker players are finally ...

  • Europe Versus the U.S. - the Ongoing Battle

    by Rolf Slotboom

    The third season of the European Poker Tour has concluded in an absolutely spectacular manner - and with Gavin Griffin, we have yet another American winner of the Grand Final. Europe seems to be a happy hunting ground for the Americans, and the fact ...continued

  • Industry News

    by Roy Brindley

    Yahoo! Opens Real-Money Poker Site In a move that will surely change the online poker market, online giant Yahoo! has launched a real-money online poker site at This is the first instance of an online company the size of Yahoo! ...continued

  • Austrian and German News

    by Michael Keiner

    Records and more The European Poker Tour event in Dortmund was a tournament of records. Never before, a bigger field attended an EPT tournament. Never before, more German-speaking players took part in a high-stakes tournament. And never before, a nice ...continued

  • Dutch News

    by Anthon-Pieter Wink

    Television, Internet, and Vegas Poker just keeps popping up on television. The growth in popularity continues, far beyond earlier estimation and far beyond the wildest dreams of poker enthusiasts such as yours truly. And wouldn't you know it, the ...continued

  • French News

    by Benjamin Gallen

    Yet more not-so-good news The European Poker Tour third season concluded in a beautiful manner last March in luxurious Monte Carlo. All records were broken during what became the biggest tournament ever held outside the United States: attendance (706 ...continued

  • Gibraltar News

    by Tristan Cano

    BetDirect moves to Gibraltar Online casino and poker operator 32Red announced recently that it would be relocating its online sports-betting business BetDirect from Liverpool to Gibraltar during the course of this summer. BetDirect is a relatively new ...continued

  • Irish News

    by Roy Brindley

    Irish Open roundup A Party at the ad breaks Production company Win Media impressed everyone with its groundbreaking show, which captured the day's action and was fit for broadcast by midnight. However, it and event sponsor Paddy Power were surely ...continued

  • Scandinavian News

    by Ola Brandborn

    Springtime for championships in Scandinavia It's been an eventful spring, with lots of tournaments throughout Europe. As a journalist, I've travelled a lot and done a lot of reporting from the tours, and I've clearly seen the high entry ...continued

  • UK News

    by Jennifer Mason

    Dave Colclough Wins Leg 4 of Grosvenor UK Poker Tour It had been more than a year since the top UK player had a won a major event, but in the small hours of Monday, April 23, Dave "El Blondie" Colclough finally again tasted sweet victory. ...continued

  • Heart of Darkness

    by David Downing

    "And this also," said Marlow suddenly, "has been one of the dark places of the earth." Following on from last month's column, I want to linger on the emotional aspects of poker playing; in particular, every player's evil ...continued

  • Paddy's Corner

    by Padraig Parkinson

    The fame game One of the reasons the Irish Open became the biggest as well as the best in Europe was that Alan Betson showed up. Every man has his price, and the €2 million guaranteed by the sponsors was enough to get former ...continued

  • Table Talk - Part II

    by Lucy Rokach

    Here are a few more tales from the felt that I hope you enjoy. The "action" this time occurs in Las Vegas and Ireland. Several years ago when the World Series of Poker was played in Downtown Las Vegas at Binion's Horseshoe, the pot-limit ...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

  • Poker in the Pub

    by Dave Brannan

    The first season of Poker in the Pub comes to a close after the National Final in May, and it has exceeded all of our expectations. We now have more than 4,000 members and already have hosted eight successful regional finals, with an additional five ...continued

  • Vienna Spring Poker Festival … It Meant Something to Me

    by 'Mad Marty' Wilson

    Despite having played poker all over the world for the past 16 years, and having known Thomas and Marina Kremser for the last nine, this was my first visit to Vienna and the Concord Card Casino. I had, of course, heard about it being one of the ...continued