Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 27, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, High Stakes Poker News | No Comments »

The Aussie Millions schedule has a number of high-profile poker tournaments, but there is also a televised cash-game that is taking place and it has attracted some of the biggest names in the game. The $500/$1,000 half-NLHE/half-PLO game with a $100,000 minimum buy-in, dubbed The Million Dollar Cash-Game,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 23, 2012 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News | 1 Comment »

One of the most respected and talented poker players has just spoken out on his blog regarding the current state of online poker, and the changes he feels are long overdue and necessary. As Galfond expected the Twitterverse and poker blogosphere has blown-up in response, with people fallingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 04, 2012 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

With the assault on the online poker industry from the US Department of Justice in April (forever to be known as Black Friday in the annals of poker history) the online poker action came to a screeching halt, and just as things started to pick back up againRead Full Article

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