Poker In The Park 2008: Seminars Announced

pokerinthepark-logo-160.jpg The biggest names in British poker on hand to pass wisdom to London’s poker masses!

August 6, 2008 (London, UK) Poker in the Park, Europe’s largest poker festival, is taking place in London’s Leicester Square on August 15th-16th, from 4pm – 9pm on Friday 15th and 10.30am – 6.30pm on Saturday 16th.

Throughout the two day festival, the sharpest poker minds in the UK will be lecturing to players of all skill levels at the UltimateBet/ AbsolutePoker Poker Academy tent. Those attending include poker pros: Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott, Neil Channing, Marc Goodwin, Nik Persaud, Paul Jackson, as well as author Tony Holden, international celebrity and poker aficionado Montel Williams and one of the game’s newest talents, Liv Boeree. Seminars range from the basics of what it takes to play your first game of poker to the pro’s hidden tips on body language, betting patterns and how to win at online poker. Seminars are free of charge and run 20-40 minutes each, with time left over for questions, photos and autographs with the pros.

Timetable of Seminars at Poker in the Park’s ‘UltimateBet Poker Academy’:

Friday 15th August

17:00 Tony Holden – Gives a reading from his latest book, ‘Bigger Deal’
18:00 Ian Frazer – How to dominate short-handed games
19:00 Marc Goodwin – Insight into Omaha
20:00 Paul Jackson – Tells: Reading opponents through body language and other tales

Saturday 16th August

11:30 Liv Boeree – The beginner’s guide to No Limit Hold’em
12:30 Nik Persaud – The pro’s guide to online poker
13:30 Neil Channing – Cash games vs. Tournament poker
14:30 Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott – Table Image: Dominate the table using table talk
15:30 Liv Boeree – Pre-flop play: hand selection and playing position
16:30 Dr Tom Sambrook – Playing poker the professional way
17:30 Montel Williams – The future of poker and the International Poker League

A full line up of the tournaments, as well as a summary of the lecturers and companies in attendance can be found at


For further information please contact:
Melissa Ross
Lyceum Media
+44 (0) 207 953 4026