Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Nov 30, 2009 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

According to an article in the Associated Press, Binion’s announced they will be closing their 365-room hotel, but the casino, including the poker room will remain open. Described as a cost-cutting measure, a Binion’s spokesperson stated that 100 of the 800 employees will be laid-off. While the genesisRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Nov 30, 2009 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »

Full Tilt Poker’s newest professional poker player Tom “durrrr” Dwan had a ghastly start to 2009, but after the biggest downswing in his poker career, the young superstar was able to battle back to near even. That was until the past 30 days happened: According to the dataRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Nov 29, 2009 Posted in Irish Poker News | No Comments »

Action returns to Ireland in a few weeks with PokerStars sponsoring the 1st leg of the UKIPT (UK and Ireland Poker Tour) to be held in Galway’s Radisson Hotel. The event will start on the 11th of December and will finish on the 14th. With many top pokerRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Nov 27, 2009 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »

According to PokerNews.com Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will delay implementation of UIGEA legislation after a petition by the Poker Players Alliance was brought to him. Instrumental in spearheading the delay is Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank – A name held in high esteem among poker players. Frank is expectedRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Nov 27, 2009 Posted in Online Poker News, World Poker News | No Comments »

One of the most discussed topics in online poker has been the identity of the new high-stakes phenom on Full Tilt Poker who uses the alias Isildur1: Million dollar pots and multi-million dollar swings have become the norm since this mystery man from Sweden showed up at theRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Nov 24, 2009 Posted in Poker Site News | No Comments »

PokerNewsBoy is now helping poker players build their bankroll in other ways. Poker players can now open an account at eToro and start earning by trading online. eToro also have a free trail version so you can act like a trader or get used to how it worksRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Nov 24, 2009 Posted in World Poker News | No Comments »

If I were to tell you in January that both Gus Hansen and Tom “durrrr” Dwan would be down over $12 million collectively in 2009 you would have thought I was crazy. One of them down, sure, but both, no way! According to highstakesdb.com Gus Hansen is downRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Nov 24, 2009 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »

The poker community is wondering if Isildur1 is the next superstar of online poker or if he will fizzle out when his luck runs out. Amazingly, Isildur1 has been on the poker scene for a relatively short amount of time, and according to recentpoker.com Isildur1 has been involvedRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Nov 24, 2009 Posted in EPT News, Live Poker News | No Comments »

Giving the hometown Portuguese crowd something to cheer for Antonio Matias was able to capture his first major tournament victory by outlasting the 322 would-be hopefuls, including some of the top poker pros in the world. Matias bucked the current trend of young online poker stars winning theRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Nov 22, 2009 Posted in Online Poker News, World Poker News | No Comments »

Barely a week since the same two players originally broke the record for the biggest pot in online poker history the two high-stakes poker players were back at it. Once again it was Patrik Antonius coming out on the good side of the battle. The clash seemed inevitableRead Full Article