Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 17, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News | 2 Comments »

Move over Phil Ivey; step aside Tom “durrrr” Dwan; make room Phil “OMGClayAiken” Galfond; there is a new candidate for the title of the best poker player in the world, and it’s the UK’s talented young star Sam Trickett. While the reports are nearly impossible to verify, itRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 13, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

Victor “Isildur1” Blom returned to the online poker tables at PokerStars this past weekend, and in the process managed to win more in a single weekend than any other poker player at the site has won all year, save one, Ilari “Ilari_Fin” Sahamies. Overall Blom collected roughly $1.5Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 07, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, TV Poker | No Comments »

It looks as if Black Friday has struck again, as the long-running televised poker cash-game, High Stakes Poker, will see its run on the Game Show Network come to an end according to a report by BuzzerBlog.com. The site is reporting that the network’s January lineup does notRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 05, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

When the idea of a special $1 million buy-in tournament (with some proceeds going to the OneDrop Charity, precisely $111,111 from every entry) during the 2012 WSOP was first announced during the World Series of Poker, many eyebrows were raised. Even more eyebrows went up when WSOP officialsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 03, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News | No Comments »

I can’t say that I’m surprised that nobody decided to accept the heads-up challenge issued by Daniel “jungleman12” Cates that would have pitted the young poker phenom in a live heads-up €200/€400 No Limit Holdem game, with a minimum buy-in of $100,000 (the match was slated to takeRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 25, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

According to the numbers that were thrown around on Andrew Robl’s Twitter last night, the big cash-games have once again sprung-up around the APT Macau tournament, and they could be even bigger than ever this year. According to a post on his Twitter account, the young poker star,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 28, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

It’s been a while since the poker world caught wind of a high-stakes challenge match, but that changed on Thursday when Daniel “Jungleman12” Cates decided to throw out an open challenge to any player ready to take him on in a live, heads-up, match at the Prague PokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 07, 2011 Posted in EPT News, High Stakes Poker News | No Comments »

With Phillip Gruissem winning his second straight EPT High-Roller tournament (Gruissem won the EPT Barcelona High-Roller in August) as well as a 28th place finish in the World Series of Poker Main Event in July, it looks as if we may be watching one of poker’s up-and-coming playersRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 02, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Online Poker News | 1 Comment »

With the 2011 online poker year entering the fourth quarter, I figured it was time to take a look at who has been prospering at the online poker tables in 2011, and who have been the contributors to those prosperous players. So without further adieu, here are theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 31, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News | No Comments »

This week Daniel Cates made it official that the Durrrr Challenge is now officially on hold –although virtually everyone who has followed the match between Daniel Cates and Tom Dwan already knew this to be the case. Cates made the announcement via his Twitter account, stating: “Regarding theRead Full Article