Surviving the WSOP Part 2

Last month we brought you the first part of our guide to surviving the WSOP in Vegas – see below for Part 2! We’ve split in into 45 key points to match it being the 45th Annual World Series of Poker. 21. Go Downtown. Play at Binion’s where it all began. There’s a good low stakes tournament schedule during the WSOP.  Get a steak at Binion’s steak restaurant and enjoy a fantastic view. 22. Go to the sports bar at […]

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Poker Mob come home!

Grosvenor Casinos has signed an exclusive deal with The Poker Mob which will see them competing in your favourite Grosvenor Poker events, both live and online. Joe Beevers and Boatman brothers Barny and Ross are amongst the most recognisable faces in UK poker. From their early television appearances on popular show Late Night Poker to recent notable successes including a World Series of Poker bracelet, the Londoners collectively known as ‘The Poker Mob’ have helped put British poker on the […]

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Joe Beevers
Joe Beevers

Gambling has always been in Joe’s blood. Well not so much gambling as trying to win some money. He would often go horse racing with his late father, sometimes even twice in one day and then go off to the casinos in the evening afterwards. Always trying to find an edge he played blackjack in a team led by his father when he was in his teens and early twenties. Such was their success that between them they were barred […]

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Barny Boatman
Barny Boatman

Barny’s first taste of poker was three card brag and draw in the school playground. But it was only after a long and varied career that he took the game up seriously, at an age when some modern pros would be planning their retirement. Widely traveled and a bit of a linguist, he has lived and worked in Spain, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka and elsewhere. His jobs included computer programmer, legal advice worker, teacher, journalist and barman. But poker had […]

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Ross Boatman
Ross Boatman

Ross Boatman first picked up a deck of cards and played poker when he was just ten years old. It was Barny, his big brother and best friend, who taught him the basics of the game. “Mum and Dad were out for the evening and I persuaded Barny to let me sit in and play with him and his friends. To this day I’ve no idea whether they let Barny’s little kid brother win a few quid, or if I […]

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