Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Apr 29, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip | No Comments »
gushansen

In a recent roundup of the latest high stakes poker news, Card Player Magazine dropped an interesting quote from Gus Hansen regarding Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies towards the end of the article where the Danish poker pro –who has had his own high-stakes poker troubles in the past– offeredRead Full Article

Posted by Rich on Apr 29, 2011 Posted in UK Poker News | No Comments »
UK Poker

There is some great action to be found this weekend in the United Kingdom with live tournaments at Walsall and Nottingham. If you are sick of the Royal Wedding already, I know I am, then what better way to take your mind off of it than to playRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 29, 2011 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
poker tournaments

Once again the poker world finds itself in desperate need of some NFL-style “Flex Scheduling” as three major poker tournaments are once again running concurrently for the second time in less than a month. In Early April the poker world had the option to partake in any ofRead Full Article

Posted by Rich on Apr 29, 2011 Posted in UK Poker News | No Comments »
apat uk

At the weekend Ben Young won the APAT UK Amateur Poker Championships and with it became the first two time APAT National Champion. It was the second APAT event of the season and it was held at Aspers Casino in Newcastle where Young defeated 155 other players toRead Full Article

Posted by James Guill on Apr 28, 2011 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
online poker vs Live Poker

Poker players across the US have suddenly been put into the position of transitioning over to the live poker arena whether they want to or not.  Gone are the days of being able to 10 table cash games or grind Sunday tournaments to turn a profit.  Now, theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 28, 2011 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »
EPT Champion of Champions tournament

When the European Poker Tour makes its way to Madrid –the new home of the Grand Finale—they will also be celebrating seven seasons of the EPT by inviting all of the tour’s previous champions to take part in a special invitation-only Champion of Champions tournament. Amazingly the EPTRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 28, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »
black friday

Two weeks after the online poker world was rocked by the seizure of PokerStars’, Full Tilt Pokers’, and Absolute/UB Pokers’ domain names, as well as the indictments of several founders and owners of these sites the online poker industry is starting to get a glimpse of just howRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 28, 2011 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »
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It’s always difficult to speculate on how a tournament will do attendance-wise from Day 1a results –Day 1b is usually produces the much higher attendance number—but with just 438 players registering for Day 1a of the EPT San Remo tournament it doesn’t look like any records will fallRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Apr 27, 2011 Posted in US Poker News | 2 Comments »
us players welcome

A question that is on many a players lips in America, and the rest of the world for that matter,  is that of where can I play online poker? Well here at PokerNewsBoy we have done our best to try and find the best places available for AmericanRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 26, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
SB and PO

There appears to be another possible exodus from the US online poker market as the beginnings of a rumor are starting to hit the online poker forums. According to a recently created thread at 2+2 Sportsbook, Players Only and Super Book will no longer accept NEW US pokerRead Full Article