Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 28, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »
peter eastgate

In a recent interview with a Danish Newspaper, 2008 World Series of poker Champion Peter Eastgate told the newspaper Politiken that he has lost in the neighborhood of $1.7 million betting on sports, mostly at last year’s World Cup in South Africa –which Eastgate even skipped the WSOPRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 28, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »
SuperStar Showdown

One $10 big blind. That was the margin of Victory for Viktor “Isildur1” Blom in his latest Superstar Showdown challenge match at PokerStars that saw the Swedish phenom take-on online qualifier “DodgyFish72” in a pared down version of the match. The Superstar Showdown is played across four tablesRead Full Article

Posted by Rich on Feb 28, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip | No Comments »
102

Andrew Amatrudo is 102 years old and still playing poker. He has reached that fine age by playing poker at Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, which is next door to where he lives in Atlantic City. Better known as Andy, he celebrated his 102nd birthday last Monday atRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 27, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
swedish

Over the past year or so a number of Swedish poker players have been popping up on the high-stakes tables at both Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars, and because of the Swedish gaming laws that require players participating in online poker games on a site outside of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 27, 2011 Posted in Legal Poker News | No Comments »
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This past week the Poker Voters of America announced they had a new sponsor for their proposed legislation that would legalize and regulate intra-state online poker in California. It’s still unclear which State Senator will take up the cause now that pro-online poker Senator Rod Wright is embroiledRead Full Article

Posted by Rich on Feb 27, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »
888 Pokercam

Always wanted to play live poker at a big live tournament event? But are the large buy-ins way out of your price range? Or do they simply not fit in with your busy life style? Well fear not, over at 888 Poker you will be able to bringRead Full Article

Posted by Rich on Feb 27, 2011 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
sky poker tour

The Sky Poker Tour is receiving lots of good reviews, though if you asked the top poker players, It would not be at the top of their list of tournaments to play in. The next Leg, which will be the third leg of five, will be upon usRead Full Article

Posted by Adam Grunwerg on Feb 25, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »
Poker Traffic

While online poker growth has actually sinked below 0% for the first time in the last 10 years world wide, the UK poker market is experiencing one of the highest growth rates out of any country. Erika Poole, the marketing manage at PKR, explained in a recent newsRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Feb 25, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »
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On Sunday, March 6, 2011 the largest weekly online poker tournament will celebrate its fifth birthday as the PokerStars Sunday Million hosts a special tournament in honor of its 5-year anniversary. To celebrate the achievement PokerStars will more than triple the usual guaranteed prize-pool of $1.5 million, offeringRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 25, 2011 Posted in World Poker News | No Comments »
Anthony Michael Carleo

Known as the “Bellagio Biker Bandit” Anthony Michael Carleo was in court this past Wednesday for a preliminary hearing in the case. A number of witnesses entered their testimony during the preliminary hearing, and according to Forbes Magazine, Carleo could face as much as 35 years in prisonRead Full Article