Backdoor Quads can exclusively reveal that the inaugural Global Poker League Playoffs will not be at TwitchCon 2016 and the Finals will not be held at the iconic SSE Arena Wembley. According to the GPL schedule it appears that that Finals AND the Playoffs have secretly been moved to the ‘GPL Arena’ in Las Vegas, which hosted the GPL Summer… Read More Newsroom | GPL Finals & Playoffs in Las Vegas; NOT TwitchCon & Wembley Arena
Jonathan Little’s win over Kitty Kuo yesterday marked the 50th GPL match so far this season, so here Backdoor Quads takes a look at some of the statistics so far. Who has the most points? Who has the most Points-per-Game? And who has appeared the most? Let’s start with the Eurasia Conference, before moving onto the… Read More GPL | Randy Lew and Olivier Busquet Dominating
With the start of the Global Poker League season today, with the first Eurasia 6-Max match, featuring some of the world’s top players including Dzmitry Urbanovich, Davidi Kitai and Daniel ‘jungleman’ Cates. Broadcast live on Twitch, there was some mixed reviews … Off to a rocky start KiKaMo: hoping this gets off to a great start,… Read More GPL | Twitch Chat Reacts To The First Match
If you’d have asked me when I wrote this article for the PokerStars blog back in August 2014 that I’d be working in Vegas within two years, I would have probably let out a wistful sigh and something along the lines of: “I wish!” Well here I am 576 days later, able to proudly say that all the… Read More Blog | Vegas Baby!
There is something about the Global Poker League (GPL) that I’ve been struggling with for a while. Not the concept, nor the Cube. Not the Franchises, nor the Draft. A completely different feeling whatsoever. It was H.P. Lovecraft who once said: “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of… Read More GPL | Thoughts Ahead of the Draft