Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Dec 30, 2009 Posted in Poker Site News | No Comments »

It you are looking regular updates on Poker from around the world, one of the easiest ways is to get regular updates sent to your wall on Facebook. Now all you have to do is sign up as a follower of PokerNewsBoy on Facebook by clicking here andRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Dec 30, 2009 Posted in Poker Room News | No Comments »

PokerNewsBoy have been talking to the people over at Reefer Poker and can now offer every player that signs up through PNB and uses bonus code: TOPRAKEBACK , 30% Rakeback at Reefer Poker. And PNB have also made it super simple to sign up to Reefer Poker andRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Dec 30, 2009 Posted in US Poker News | No Comments »

Here’s a question for you, how do you know poker has gone mainstream? When the personal lives of its biggest names make TMZ headlines! This is precisely what happened yesterday when TMZ announced that Phil Ivey and his wife of 7-years, Luciaetta, filed jointly for divorce on DecemberRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Dec 29, 2009 Posted in Poker Room News | No Comments »

The much anticipated final event of Everest Poker’s Live the Dream promotion takes place on January 9th 2010. Over 200 players from around the world have qualified online to attend the exclusive event in Vienna where 10 finalists will win a one-year sponsorship deal with Everest Poker worthRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Dec 29, 2009 Posted in Poker Room News | No Comments »

Soon after clinching the Card Player magazine Player of the Year award (POY), UB announced it has signed the young poker pro to a sponsorship deal, making Eric “basebaldy”Baldwin the newest member of Team UB. Team UB, which for many years was Annie Duke and Phil Hellmuth, hasRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Dec 29, 2009 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »

When Full Tilt Poker set out to break PokerStars’ record for the largest online poker tournament on July 19, 2009 they made two costly mistakes: * They made the tournament a $5 buy-in * They capped the field at 50,000 players –the previous record being 35,000 Even withRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Dec 23, 2009 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »

Out of the 2,000 members that applied, PokerStars have finally announced the 23 candidates to become members of Team PokerStars Online. On the 23rd December, PokerStars announced 23 hand-picked members representing over eighteen countries to headline the world’s largest online poker room.  The figure represents less than 1%Read Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Dec 21, 2009 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

Full Tilt Poker sponsored pro Brian Townsend will have his ‘Red Status’ –signifying a sponsored player—suspended for 1-month on the heels of his admission of data-mining Isildur1 and sharing the information with other players. The infraction is strictly prohibited by Full Tilt Poker under their Terms & Conditions.Read Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Dec 20, 2009 Posted in Live Poker News | No Comments »

In an incredibly lucid bit of foreshadowing Mike Kosowski told his wife in 2004 that he would one day play face-to-face with poker superstar Daniel Negreanu, and beat him: And that is precisely what Kosowski did on the TV Show PokerStars.net Million Dollar Challenge! Kosowski has been playingRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Dec 20, 2009 Posted in WPT News | No Comments »

Despite being a top pro, Daniel Alaei comes in a distant third behind the other two poker pros at the Doyle Brunson Classic final table, Scotty Nguyen and Josh Arieh, in terms of fame in the poker world. However, the power rankings may have shifted slightly after AlaeiRead Full Article