Entries by Varun Goenka

IFP AND VIAAN INDUSTRIES LTD TO LAUNCH MATCH INDIAN POKER LEAGUE

LONDON AND MUMBAI: 1st June, 2017 The International Federation of Poker has signed a ground-breaking agreement with top Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra and her entrepreneur husband Raj Kundra’s Viaan Industries Ltd to launch the Match Indian Poker League (Match IPL) which will see city-based teams compete in the world’s first professional match poker league. […]

Sicilian Match Poker Championships 2017

The Sicilian Match Poker Championships took place in the four months between February and May 2017 comprising of a series of Match Poker qualification tournaments throughout the provinces of Palermo, Ragusa, Syracuse, Catania and Messina. A total of more than 300 players from 50 towns took part in the championships, which concluded with the semi-finals […]

7th Playoffs for the DPSB HeadsUp Live Liga 2016

IFP’s German national federation, Deutsche Poker SportBund (DPSB), just completed its 7th DPSB HeadsUp national event and crowned 89suited Poker München as the winner! The final was held in Ingolstadt (Bavaria) this time with the 16 qualified teams from all over Germany. In the group stage (http://dpsb.org/playoffs-season-7/) the teams played three matches against every opponent to […]

Sweden Becomes a Member of the IFP Family

The Swedish Poker Federation (Svepof) was founded in 2004. Svepof is a non profit organization working to improve the conditions for poker in Sweden. This is done mainly by promoting poker, work against prejudice of poker, work with legislator to get the best possible legislation around poker and by working with limiting the problems with […]

Austrian National Poker League Kicks-Off

This past weekend saw the first round of the official 2016 Austrian National Poker League take place in lower Austria. The President of the Austrian PokerSport Association, Martin Sturc and the President of the National Poker League, Jakob Enders introduced the new and improved format to the eager crowd of twelve club teams who will […]