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Any beginners on-line in UK then first live experience at LONDON’S HIPPODROME CASINO - Thu Mar 28, 2013, 11:40 PM
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Since: May 2011
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Just saw this and thought I'd be scared first time live.

Any live players around London been to this new venue?

A new Poker Stars sponsored top deck(floor) >>cash card room<< and on-line backing for their new poker site.

 
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looks great from the outside - Sun Apr 28, 2013, 05:45 AM
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Since: Mar 2010
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i drive past the hippodrome quite frequently but have not visited yet, leicster square is a great area thats always buzzing and i love having the money to go out for the day/night/morning (i've been to the empire and played poker took down 3rd in £75 FO the day england lost their rugby final against south africa, could have given myself a better shot at 1st but was rushing to bust out to meet friends and tell them the amazing day i'd had winning the afternoon tournament at the international aswell tyallan

ps check home games for my post elite27crew we could go to the hipperdrome together for a session
 
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Mon May 20, 2013, 07:36 AM
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Since: Mar 2013
Posts: 347
went there to play a £100 turbo deepstack as part of ukipt london (yes, turbo deepstacks are as fun as they sound)
classy place, pricy, but middle of london so what do you expect
easy to get to on tube
didnt have a problem with the venue at all

there was one major issue that day, me and my friend travelled down from the midlands and got there well in time, only to be told that registration was capped at about 100 people and that about 50+ disgruntled players wouldnt get in
was annoying because there was an option to buyin via the pokerstars client but nothing was ever mentioned of a possible cap
the problem was that there was a shortage of dealers and after about an hour they finally sorted it and let us play, but i think several people didnt stick around as long as we did and would have been very annoyed at whoever was in charge that day

sorry, had to get that off my chest :P

it's a nice venue.
 

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