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Meet Martin ’Franke’ von Zweigbergk – the driving force behind The Festival Series

Entrepreneur, poker player, beer connoisseur. Alleged farmer, loudest man in any given card room, and all-round force of nature. Whatever you choose to call him, there is only one Martin…

March 5, 2021 | Bella Khadije Gol
More Partners join The Festival Series

Only a week since the official The Festival Series announcement and there has already been an overwhelming response from the community on social channels. Many have already declared this “great news”…

March 4, 2021 | Arved Klöhn
CasinoRoom’s Announces Dates for The Festival In Tallinn Qualifiers

Mery Blomqvist, recently appointed CMO of Ellmount Group, introduces herself over the phone from her home in Stockholm.“Main reasons I joined Ellmount Group as CMO in Jan this year was…

March 3, 2021 | Bella Khadije Gol
Jeff Sarwer Weighs In On Corona, The Queen’s Gambit Effect & Life After Lockdown

Jeff Sarwer sounds as though his last year was quite pleasant overall, if a little quiet. “Oh, you know, just keeping things simple, a little bit of online chess and…

March 1, 2021 | Arved Klöhn
Meet The Partners: Olybet’s Head Of Poker, Herli Olop

We are delighted this week to welcome Olybet to The Festival family as an online partner. We spoke to Olybet’s head of poker Herli Olop about working with us to…

February 28, 2021 | Bella Khadije Gol
Jesper Hougaard Looks Forward To Live Poker Returning

We caught up with the two-time bracelet winner, Jesper “Kipster” Hougaard, who is currently escaping European lockdown in Dubai. He is excited to hear about The Festival. “I have been…

February 27, 2021 | Bella Khadije Gol
Juha Helppi: “I’m looking forward to playing live poker.”

Juha Helppi, on the phone at home in Finland, is summing up his plague year in characteristically understated style. After two decades of A-list prominence on the international tournament circuit,…

February 25, 2021 | Bella Khadije Gol
Paf Poker becomes partner of The Festival

The Ålandic gaming company has a long history of involvement in Europe’s liveliest and most player-focused poker and gaming tournaments, and is excited about partnering with The Festival to bring…

February 23, 2021 | Bella Khadije Gol