Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 31, 2010 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »
hellmuth and Duke

Yesterday it was revealed that both Annie Duke and Phil Hellmuth would be leaving UB Poker, the site they have been with since its inception in 2001. According to UB Poker both splits were 100% amicable, but were obviously a long-time in the making. I say this forRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 31, 2010 Posted in Poker Gossip | No Comments »
isildur

After a crushing defeat at the hands of PokerStars newest pro Isildur1, Scott “URnotINdanger2” Palmer was none too pleased with the outcome, going so far as to question the legitimacy of the game. Palmer dropped $175k to the team PokerStars Pro Isildur1 over the course of a 6Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 30, 2010 Posted in High Stakes Poker News | No Comments »
isildur1_vs_tony_g

It’s official, PokerStars has released the name of the next player that will battle the newly minted Team PokerStars Pro Isildur1, and it’s none other than the brash Party Poker spokesman Tony G! Tony G and Isildur1 have a bit of a track record, but not at theRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Dec 29, 2010 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »
cakepoker

In a shocking revelation on the 2+2 poker forums, Cake Poker Card-Room Manager Lee Jones announced he was leaving Cake Poker effective immediately. Jones cited recent strategic decisions made by the management as the portents for his leaving. Jones stated on 2+2: “This is a brief announcement toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 29, 2010 Posted in High Stakes Poker News | No Comments »
Superstar Showdown challenger

High-stakes poker Rui Cao and Isildur1 were playing a session of $25/$50 PLO on PokerStars when Cao expressed his interest in taking on Isildur1 in the PokerStars Superstar Showdown challenge match. Cao, who plays at PokerStars under the name ‘PepperoniF’, but is better known by his Full TiltRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 28, 2010 Posted in Poker Gossip | No Comments »
Joe Reitman and Annie Duke

Via her Twitter account –because how else do you communicate in this day and age—Annie Duke let the world know she was now engaged to longtime beau Joe Reitman. The actor, producer and director has made appearances in a number of television shows as well as having bitRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 28, 2010 Posted in Poker Promotions | No Comments »
party pokers million dollar hand

Party Poker has just announced they will be running their Million Dollar Hand Promotion from January 5th through the 20th, 2011. Over the course of the promotion the world’s largest non-US poker site will be giving players a chance to collect their share of a $1 million jackpot.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 26, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »
WSOP

If you are any way interested in playing Poker With Live Dealers, you will be interested in this! Harrah’s has released the dates for the 2011 World Series of Poker tournament series this past week, which will begin on May 31st, 2011, the day after Memorial Day inRead Full Article

Posted by KevinG on Dec 24, 2010 Posted in Poker Promotions | No Comments »
full tilt poker holiday freeroll

The Full Tilt Store Holiday giveaway is a once in a lifetime opportunity to maximize the points you have earned over the year and earn special free gifts with your point purchases. Prizes range from a free cash bonus all the way to Steps Tournament tickets. Full TiltRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Dec 24, 2010 Posted in PNB News | 3 Comments »
Rebecca McAdam

Head on over to the PokerNewsBoy poker forums to cast your vote for the best Poker News Writer! Here is the list of nominees our crack research staff has chosen for the honor! Steve Ruddock (PokerNewsBoy.com) – I’ll refrain from posting anything about… MYSELF 🙂 Rebecca McAdam (CardPlayer.com)Read Full Article