Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 30, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »
EPT_LONDON

As London continues to dominate the poker world’s headlines the European Poker Tour rolled into town and put up a very big number on Day 1a of the EPT London Main Event. A total of 339 players registered for the first of two Day 1 flights, and theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 30, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »
Annette Obrestad

The big news thus far out of the Hilton Metropole in London, England was Annette Obrestad cruising to victory in the £5,000 No limit Holdem Heads-Up tournament. Obrestad was among the 64 big-name poker players who registered for the event, and will walk away with a £120,000 inRead Full Article

Posted by Victor on Sep 29, 2010 Posted in Poker Site News | No Comments »
Pokerstars 50 billionth hand

There has been a lot of press leading up to the 50 billionth hand dealt at PokerStars – and with good reason. PokerStars paid out almost $1 million in cash prizes (not subject to clearing requirements) to celebrate this milestone on Wednesday. As the dust has settled, moreRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 29, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »
JamesBord

Scattered amongst one of the most impressive poker tournament fields ever assembled were a couple of dozen of anonymous players; cue the Hollywood script! One of those anonymous players will likely be the biggest story in poker over the next few days as Hometown Hero James Bord capturedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 29, 2010 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »
liv-boeree

PokerStars continued its push to become the leading sponsor and poker site for female players by adding Liv Boeree to their roster of sponsored pros. Boeree recently parted ways with her long-time sponsor UB Poker, and most in the industry had her penciled in at either PokerStars orRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 28, 2010 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »
Dan Fleyshman

You may not be familiar with the name Dan Fleyshman, but you are probably quite familiar with his company, Victory Poker. Fleyshman, who is a recreational poker pro with about $100,000 in career tournament earnings on his resume, finds himself in the enviable position of being the chip-leaderRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 28, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »
WSOPE

The 22 remaining players competing for the 2010 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event title were back at it on Monday, battling it out for one of the nine final table spots. With big names like Phil Ivey, Viktor “Isildur1 *allegedly*” Blom, Greg “FTB” Mueller, Hoyt Corkins,Read Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Sep 27, 2010 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »
Dan Fleyshman

Recently we featured Dan Fleyshman in an interview. However, that Interview was more directed towards Dan being the owner of Victory Poker, and less about Dan Fleyshman the poker player. This might be largely my fault, as I have surrounded myself with well known poker players, successful onlineRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 27, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »
gushansen

Three players were able to erase their name from the ‘Best to never win a bracelet’ category this year, and no disrespect to Gavin Smith or Phil Laak, but the latest winner was by far the most noteworthy: Gus Hansen. To add even more drama to the event,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 27, 2010 Posted in Weekly Roundup | No Comments »

It’s not too often outside of the World Series of Poker that this much tournament action is taking place at the same time, but this week seems to be the pinnacle of the tournament season. You have the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event, the Latin AmericanRead Full Article