Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 31, 2010 Posted in High Stakes Poker News | No Comments »
durrr-challenge-jungleman12

It looks like the second Durrrr Challenge could be completed before the first one, which started a year and a half ago! Unlike the snail’s pace we saw in the Antonius vs. Dwan challenge match, the second installment of the Durrrr Challenge between Dwan and Daniel “jungleman12” CatesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 31, 2010 Posted in WPT News | No Comments »
FSN

The World Poker Tour has reached an agreement with Fox Sports Net that will see FSN televise the popular poker tour over the next three years: Seasons 9, 10, and 11 of the WPT. The new episodes of the WPT will air on Sunday nights at 8PM andRead Full Article

Posted by KevinG on Aug 30, 2010 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »
pokerstars freeroll tournaments

PokerStars $500 Freerolls PokerStars created a new Daily Freeroll (Free to enter) with $500 in prizes every tournament.  These are the NAPL Nightly $500 Freerolls, which are only open to players in the USA and Canada.  The $500 Freerolls are nightly at 8:00pm (20:00) EST.  You can registerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 27, 2010 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »
Casino Boycott

In the wake of Jeff Malkasian’s testimony during the hearings regarding HR 2267 –the bill that would legalize and regulate online gambling including poker—poker players have banded together, and some are even calling for a boycott of the popular California card-room until they officially change their position regardingRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Aug 26, 2010 Posted in Interviews | No Comments »
Dan Fleyshman

Over the last couple of weeks, Victory Poker has been dominating the headlines with stories about Victory Poker moving to Cake, and then the story being confirmed. So PokerNewsBoy thought it be a good time to catch up with Victory Poker CEO, Dan Fleyshman. First of all IRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 26, 2010 Posted in World Poker News | No Comments »
Dwight Dasher

The Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders should have been looking forward to the 2010 football season considering the team was picked to win the Sun Belt Conference. Unfortunately they may be without the services of their starting quarterback Dwight Dasher thanks to a nasty poker habit thatRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 26, 2010 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »
Dan Fleyshman

After over a week of rumor and speculation, Victory Poker issued a statement confirming what the entire poker world seems to have already known: Victory Poker will be leaving the Everleaf Poker Network and taking its brand to the Cake Poker Network. Victory Poker is still a relativelyRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Aug 26, 2010 Posted in WPT News | No Comments »
2010 World Poker Tour Legends of Poker

The friend of online Texas Holdem superstar, Prahlad Friedman has won the 2010 WPT Legends of Poker tournament at the Bicycle Casino, California for a cool $750,000. Andy Frankenberger won his first WPT title in only his second-ever WPT event, taking his career winnings close to $1,000,000. ThisRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 25, 2010 Posted in Legal Poker News | No Comments »
internetcensorship

In the first move of its kind –to my knowledge that is—South Africa has not only made it illegal for online poker sites to offer games to South African residents, but has also made it illegal to play online poker! This is a bold move where players couldRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 25, 2010 Posted in Legal Poker News | No Comments »
holland

It’s kind of hard to imagine that the free-thinking Dutch would ban something that could be potential harmful, but at the moment online poker does fall into the illegal category, something that may change after the government sponsored Online Gaming Advisory Committee findings. First off, the committee statesRead Full Article