Parties and Comedy Nights to Augment London Poker Festival

final-london-poker-festival-logo-2012_medium_full-3.jpg30 August 2012 (London, UK)- As well as a packed calendar of special tournaments and cash games, a host of parties and comedy events will be providing light relief from all that battling across the felt during the London Poker Festival. Festival organisers Bluff Europe will be holding a party on the 27th of September, at the Bluff @the Mint card room in South Kensington; the Party is an open invitation for Bluff readers and poker fans to come and experience Bluff Europe LIVE at the magnificent South Kensington card room. As well as a £50 freezeout, there will be a free food buffet and a prize scratch card for all attendees, plus instant-win prizes in cash games.

The Unibet Open is becoming renowned for its parties and the London leg of the tour will be no exception, with an exclusive Players Party on 15th September at Proud2. Situated at the O2 Arena, this amazing venue continues to host the biggest and best club events in the capital.

Meanwhile, the exclusive English Poker Open launch party will be hosted on board HMS President on Victoria Embankment, with its stunning views of London and the Thames. The party immediately follows the British Poker Awards at the same venue, so expect all the movers and shakers of the UK poker scene to be in attendance.

The Casino at the Empire will be hosting comedy nights in its Shadow Bar venue. Sunday 2nd September sees Alistair Barrie take to the mike, while on 15th it’s award-winning comic Zoe Lyons strutting her stuff. Doors open at 7.30pm with the shows starting at 8pm. Entry is £15 or £10 with the London Poker Festival booklet, available at all participating card rooms.

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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