Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 30, 2009 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Site News | No Comments »

Pitbull Poker is no stranger to bad publicity, and it has been confirmed today (by PokerNewsDaily.com who has had direct access to the sites network manager Dave Brenes) that the site has officially closed its doors. The troubled site has faced numerous allegations since it opened its doors:Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 29, 2009 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

After completing their second day of play, the WSOPE Main Event is down to 92 players. Day 3 action will kick off at noon, with the remaining participants playing down to 36 –which happens to be the number of players who will reach the money. Day 2 sawRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 29, 2009 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »

For a few short weeks in late-August/early-September the ultra-high-stakes tables on Full Tilt Poker saw a tremendous increase in action: Mainly due to the emergence of a new player with seemingly endless pockets, with a lot of gamble in him! The player in questions screen-name was ‘Martonas’, andRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Sep 28, 2009 Posted in Interviews, Poker Player News | No Comments »

Poker News Boy got an exclusive interview with the newest Lock Poker recruit, Stevie ‘Allinstevie’ Devlin. This is how it went. PNB: How did you first get interested in poker? How long have you been playing serious poker? Allinstevie: Playing some sort of poker most of my life,Read Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Sep 28, 2009 Posted in Poker Industry News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

After the recent announcement by Harrah’s Entertainment, owner of the World Series of Poker, that they have joined up with 888 Holdings to launch a WSOP online poker site, many people have become stirred up, including poker’s brattiest, Phil Helmuth, himself. The site, which is scheduled to openRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 28, 2009 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

After day 1a attracted a respectable 156 players, the WSOPE was hoping for the typical larger turnout for day 1b. However, the second flight for the WSOPE Main Event had a good, but underwhelming 178 entrants. In all, the tournament had a total of 334 players; each ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 28, 2009 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

Unlike their fellow poker pros who seem to excel on the reality TV circuit (at least in terms of good publicity) the poker world was let down by the Amazing Race duo of Tiffany and Maria from the outset. Their first faux-pas was lying to their fellow competitorsRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Sep 27, 2009 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

Lock Poker, fairly new poker site on the Cake Poker network, have been really making waves in the poker community. After announcing Eric ‘Rizen’ Lynch as Director of Product Development. Lock Poker took another giant leap forward after announcing a further 11 poker players signing up. The biggestRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 27, 2009 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Site News | No Comments »

Bodog president and CEO Patrick Selin announced the creation of a new poker network –aptly called BodogNetwork.com. Set to launch in 2010, BodogNetwork.com’s goal is to forge a poker network based on security and integrity. Selin, the former OnGame Network CEO, has plenty of experience running a largeRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 27, 2009 Posted in UK Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Day 1a of the WSOPE Main Event saw 156 players take to the poker tables, including some of the biggest names in the poker world: Phil Ivey, Phil Hellmuth, Doyle Brunson, Vanessa Rousso, and Patrik Antonius. There were no shortage of casualties on day 1a, which saw theRead Full Article