The Hendon Mob Limited (UK), known as the most comprehensive live poker tournament database in the world, has been acquired by the Global Poker Index (GPI) according to an announcement made on Tuesday, July 23rd. The Hendon Mob has information on more than 250,000 poker players and nearly 70,000 events.
Professional poker players Joe Beevers, Barny Boatman, Ross Boatman, and Ram Vaswani launched The Hendon Mob database 12 years ago and it became home to the UK's biggest online poker community.
“We are very excited and extremely proud to count The Hendon Mob as part of the Global Poker Index family.” said Global Poker Index CEO Alexandre Dreyfus. “The Hendon Mob poker database is the best in the world, without a doubt. We plan to support and grow this tremendous asset. The Hendon Mob and the Global Poker Index are a natural fit to put together. As a combined company, they truly form an authoritative hub for all poker players, particularly those who compete in live events.”
The GPI has plans to continue investing and developing The Hendon Mob website and Tournament database at thehendonmob.com according to a press release. Look for The Hendon Mob to expand to an even bigger range of tournaments and tournament results to become available even faster as tournaments conclude in the future.
“With the expertise, resources and commitment of the Global Poker Index, the legacy of The Hendon Mob is safe and its future is secure,” said Barny Boatman, one of the founders of The Hendon Mob. “We are excited about the upcoming developments from which everyone in poker will benefit, and we will continue to give our enthusiastic support to the Global Poker Index and Hendon Mob project.”
“I personally am so happy with The Hendon Mob website and database now being a part of the Global Poker Index group,” added co-founder Joe Beevers. “They are adding our team and theirs together and will be investing to make it bigger and better. This is a great day for poker!”