Events

Along with the main game each month we also have various one-off games, mini tournaments if you like. We also partake in the occasional outing! The details of which you can find below.

Upcoming Events

Christmas Special 2012

Christmas Special 2012

For the 4th year running Jamie Pockett took down the Poker Christmas Sepcial. After getting lucky against Alex Harvey midway through the game by rivering a 4 he never looked back! Alex ended up coming 3rd and Niall Wixey came in 2nd. It was another great event and a good time was had by all, we even had some Christmas crackers to set the tone this year! Merry Christmas to everyone and here's to more classic poker matches in 2013!

Previous Events

Summer Special 2012

Summer Special 2012

For the second year running congratulations go to Alex Harvey who won this years Poker Summer Special. Alex got himself into a commanding chip lead midway through the game and didn't relinquish it. After a fearsome battle for 2nd place it was Richard Dixon who took it with Michael Swift coming in 3rd. Finally welcome along to yet another new player in Rick Owen. Thanks to everyone that came it was another great PPL event.

Easter Special 2012

Congratulations to Niall Wixey who won his first ever poker match when he won this years Easter Special! Last years winner Richard Dixon was 2nd and current PPL champ Jamie Pockett came in 3rd. A great day/night was had by all!

Christmas Special 2011

Christmas Special 2010

After another successful Christmas Special the congratulations again go to Jamie Pockett. In what was a long match he finally saw off the challenge of Brian Lancaster after getting lucky in the final hand hitting an ace on the river to defeat Brian's pocket kings! Rich Dixon came in 3rd. Also a warm welcome to 2 new players Ollie and Sam. Merry Christmas to all!

Summer Special 2011

A big congratulations to Alex Harvey who won this years Summer Special!! He certainly got the hands but led throughout most of the tourney so the victory was well deserved. He took home the £100 first prize after ultimately defeating Steve West in the heads-up battle. Jamie Pockett finished third. Thankyou to everyone that attended it was another great PPL day!

Easter Special 2011

The 2011 PPL Easter Special was another great event. It was a beautiful sunny day and we had a whole variety of snacks on hand! After a whole afternoon and evening's worth of play Rich Dixon eventually ended up victorious taking home a cool £100. Mike Swift came 2nd and Luke Brason finished in third place. Thanks to everyone that attended and bring on the Summer Special!!

Christmas Special 2010Christmas Special 2010

This years PPL Christmas Special was a fantastic success, even bigger and better than last years. We had 10 players in total which meant the total prize pot was £ 200!! There were 2 new players - Francis Otunnu and Niall Wixey, a big PPL welcome to both guys. After the best part of 6 hours play it was Jamie Pockett who took home the first prize of £120 with Alex Harvey taking £60 for second place. We had various spot prizes throughout the day and people brought along a variety of Christmas snacks! Overall it was a great day and the only challenge left now is to try and top it again next year!!

Summer Special 2010 - Matt Hammond (winner)

Easter Special 2010 - Alex Harvey (winner)

Chtristmas Special 2009 - Jamie Pockett (winner)

 

PPL On Tour!!!

2012

Well done to Jamie Pockett who attended the St Stephens Poker club in Cheltenham on Tuesday night and won the whole tournament! It was a £10 freezeout with 16 entrants. After a marathon match wihich lasted almost until midnight and went down to the final three hands Jamie finally took victory and collected over £70 in prize money!

2011

Jamie Pockett added another poker accolade by attending the St Stephens Poker club Poker Christmas Special and winning the pairs event. He teamed up with Stuart Cooper and together they took down the £120 NLHE first prize!

Matt Hammond's Weekly Poker Tournament

PPL member Matt Hammond has moved to Cornwall in recent times. But that certainly hasn't stopped him from playing poker. Infact he has decided to take it a step further and start his own weekly poker tournament at his local pub The Archer Arms. So if you are in the area on a Wednesday night I'm sure he'd be delighted for you to pop in and take his money off him!

Congrats to Jamie Pockett who attended the St Stephens Poker club in Cheltenham on Tuesday night and won the whole tournament! It was a £10 freezeout with 15 entrants. Jamie took home just under £70 in prize money!

Well done to Matt Hammond who attended the St Stephens Poker club in Cheltenham on Tuesday night and won the whole tournament! It was a £10 freezeout with 13 entrants. Matt took home just under £60 in prize money including a nice crisp £50 note!!

In February some of us went to the Gala Casino in Bristol. We took part in the £10 triple chance tournament. Matt Hammond did the best as he came 25th out of a field of over 100 entrants. Keep an eye on our Facebook page as to when we are going there again.

Congrats to Jamie Pockett who attended the St Stephens Poker club in Cheltenham on Tuesday night and won the whole tournament! It was a £10 freezeout with 13 entrants. In only the second week of the new year Jamie is continuing his good form from 2010.

2010

Back in October a few of us PPL regulars took a trip over to the KC Club in Swindon. We played in the Friday night £25 10k deepstack tournament. And we certainly didn't disgrace ourselves as birthday boy Alex Harvey finished in a very respectable 7th place whereas PPL new boy Nathan Brownless ended up winning the whole thing taking home £300 in prize money!!