Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 30, 2012 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Op-Ed | No Comments »
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There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 15, 2012 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
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Pinnacle Entertainment, which happened to be one of the Epic Poker League’s largest creditors, put in the winning bids for both the heartland Poker Tour (at $4.2 million) as well as for the remaining assets of Federated Sports + Gaming including the Epic Poker League, the Global PokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 17, 2012 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Legal Poker News | No Comments »
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In our most recent Friday Wrap, one of the stories we touched on was the Epic Poker League’s Chapter 11 Bankruptcy filing, which Cardplayer Magazine pored over for a hard-hitting expose on how the EPL (controlled by Federated Sports + Gaming) was operating before and after the filing.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 05, 2012 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Op-Ed | No Comments »
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Granted, the list of poker fails is a pretty lengthy one (after all, this is the game that gave us the terms robusto and busto); you have everything from dormant online poker rooms, to one of the wildest forum posts to ever hit 2+2, to the failed ideaRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 29, 2012 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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On Tuesday the parent company of the Epic Poker league, Federated Sports + Gaming, filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The move was announced on the company’s website by one of the principles involved in the Epic Poker League, Jeffrey Pollack. While not a shock to most of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 09, 2012 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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Bluff Magazine and Card Player Magazine now have some company when it comes to doling out an award for the tournament poker Player of the Year. On Wednesday, PokerNews.com and Federated Sports + Gaming announced they would be creating their own Player of the Year award based onRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 21, 2012 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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With the first major tournament series of 2012 now in the books I figured it was time to take a look at the Global Poker Index (GPI) rankings for the first time in 2012. The GPI was created in conjunction with the Epic Poker League in order toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 27, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Op-Ed | No Comments »
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Let me start this article with the admission that I’m a fan of the Epic Poker League. I like the idea of rewarding the best players, and I absolutely love anything “new” that comes along in the stale world of poker. Despite my hopes that the Epic PokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 19, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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Despite a five-handed final table, it took nearly 15 hours of play on Sunday for the Epic Poker League to crown its third champion of Season 1, and in the end it came down to two poker pros searching for their first major tournament title of their career.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 18, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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Fresh off a final table at the WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic, Internet phenom turned live tournament grinder Andrew “luckychewy” Lichtenberger is on the precipice of winning his first major tournament title as he takes the chip-lead into the final table of the Epic Poker League Main Event.Read Full Article