London Poker Festival Starts This Weekend

final-london-poker-festival-logo-2012_medium_full-3.jpg31 August 2012 (London, UK)- The long-awaited London Poker Festival commences this Saturday, 1st September with the Fox Super Saturday at the Fox Poker Club in Shaftesbury Avenue – a £250 freezeout event that kicks off at 2pm. Sunday welcomes the first comedy night of the festival, at the Casino at the Empire, with acclaimed comedian Alistair Barrie taking the mike.

The weekend heralds a month of packed poker events, with over £1m in prize money throughout the month of September and over 50 events in all. The London Poker Festival takes in major tournaments, such as the English Poker Open, the GUKPT, the Unibet Open and the LCI UK Poker Tour, as well as smaller tournaments and cash games to suit all pockets, parties, comedy nights a training academy and the British Poker Awards.

“All in all, the London Poker Festival is a celebration of London’s vibrant poker community, with something for everyone, so get involved!,” said festival organiser Michael Caselli.

Visit for a full schedule of events.


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About London Poker Festival (
The London Poker Festival is one of the world’s largest schedules of poker and poker-related events. Throughout the entire month of September, poker enthusiasts from around the world can partake in almost 80 listed poker festival-calendared events, play at multiple festival venues around London, attend poker seminars, hosted parties, and special events. This September, watch the London poker scene come alive as the city plays host to the EPO, The Unibet Open, the GUKPT and the British Poker Awards and much, much more. For a full calendar of festival events visit