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

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

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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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

Posted by James Guill on Apr 26, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »

When the Black Friday indictments hit, the online poker world went into an utter frenzy.  Play funds were frozen on Full Tilt, PokerStars, Absolute Poker, and Ultimatebet.  Some players have their entire bankroll locked up online and others are unable to pay their bills due to their accountsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 26, 2011 Posted in Legal Poker News | No Comments »

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) is keeping the pressure on Congress thanks to their 1 million plus members sending Congress a blitz of E-Mails, letters and phone calls. To make sure that the poker community does not become complacent, the PPA has just sent out another E-Mail urgingRead Full Article