"All-In" Fun

Congratulations to Marco Bissolati, who was crowned

Harrogate Poker Champion for HPL XVI.

Marco prevailed from a good quality field of both quantity and quality and in an all Italian heads up just pipped Luigi Recchia to the title.

After a flurry of activity early on which saw numerous bust-outs the table settled down as the last four players jockeyed for the chip lead for over an hour until Mark Head departed in fourth place falling to Marco's Full House of tens over kings.

Gerald Purcell got little or no response to his aggression as he pushed and pushed the other two protagonists. However his positive approach was undone as his two pair walked into the straight of Luigi.

Our two remaining players fought long and hard and in the end it would be Marco proudly dispalying his breacelet and he will be the one carrying the Harrogate Poker Champion title for at least one season.


View the fixtures calendar by clicking on the link below

Fixtures & Venues

Harrogate Poker League Introduction

The Harrogate Poker League (HPL) is a Texas Hold em Poker competition played in pubs and clubs in and around the Harrogate area and will start its seventeenth season (HPL XVII) on Sunday 11th June 2017.

Each tournament is professionally run by trained tournament directors and prizes are paid in cash as all the entry fees are returned to the participants.

In addition to those cash prizes for each event, a points system forms the basis of a league table for each venue and a global table encompasses every fixture throughout the twenty eight week season.

Qualifiers from these tables are invited to a FREE end of season poker extravaganza where trophies are presented and substantial cash prizes can be won.

Harrogate Poker League Roadshows

The now legendary Harrogate Poker Roadshows offer a lucrative escape from the pressures of the league events by combining different formats and structures of poker tournaments at venues with a license that can support an increased prize fund.

With Deepstacks, Rebuys and Bounty Hunters just some of the events in the calendar, all with excellent prize funds these events often attract 60 or more runners and always provide us with days out that live long in the memory.

Please note that some events require advance membership of the host venue.

View the roadshow calendar by clicking here


Harrogate Poker League Business Partners

If you would like to join our business network, then please call Paul Underwood on

07875-687291 or email

[email protected] for an information pack.