Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 31, 2011 Posted in Op-Ed, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
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The poker news website Subject: Poker, headed by 2+2 moderator Noah Stephens-Davidowitz (NoahSD), has been breaking a lot of Full Tilt Poker news since Black Friday –thanks to an inside source at the site—and there latest bombshell has sent the poker world into a tizzy. The latest breakingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 31, 2011 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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The final day of the PokerStars.net APPT Melbourne Main Event will kick off with local player Phillip Wilcocks beginning with a huge chip-lead for the second straight day. Yesterday Wilcocks sat atop the final 37 players with a 770k to 452k chip advantage, and heading into the finalRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 30, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Player News | No Comments »
Phil Ivey

According to the website SubjectPoker.com, after some internal bookkeeping it has come to light that Phil Ivey and David Benyamine have received millions of dollars in loans from Full Tilt Poker, with Ivey reportedly on the receiving end of some $11 million in “advances” of which over $6Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 30, 2011 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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The 260 players that began the 2011 PokerStars APPT Melbourne Main Event has been pared down to just 37 players at the end of the second day of play. Near the top of the leader-board is Australian poker pro James Obst, who is currently sitting in second placeRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 30, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News | No Comments »
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There hasn’t been a single online poker player in the 10+ year history of the industry that can compare to the ups and downs that Viktor “Isildur1” Blom has gone through over the past three years. Blom started his online poker career by decimating the Euro poker sitesRead Full Article

Posted by Rich on Jul 29, 2011 Posted in UK Poker News | No Comments »
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Goulder Beats WSOP Winner Perrins To Monte Carlo Title The second Monte Carlo Event of the year at the Dusk Till Dawn poker rooms in Nottingham attracted a field of 252 runners, which meant yet again the guaranteed prizepool of £250,000 was surpassed. The event was lived streamedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 29, 2011 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
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As poker players from around the world begin to return home after a month and a half in Las Vegas for the 2011 World Series of Poker, the other major poker tours are also getting back into the swing of things, with the first tournament to get underwayRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 29, 2011 Posted in Op-Ed | 1 Comment »
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This absolutely had me cracking up this weekend. The New York Post –which has been running far too many poker stories lately—decided to do a write-up on “Poker Pro” Beth Shak, absurdly titled It’s a whole lotta ‘Sole’: Poker queen cashes in with 1,200 pairs of shoes. AndRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 29, 2011 Posted in Legal Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
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On thehendonmob.com poker forums, Harry Demetriou created a thread where he took his arguments against the AGCC’s handling of the Full Tilt Poker hearing on Tuesday, July 26 where the AGCC decided to postpone the hearing, made all the worse by the hearing being held privately –after itRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 28, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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With the daily grind of the World Series of Poker now over, the online poker world will soon turn its attention to the 2011 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) at PokerStars, so fasten your seat belts as we prepare to embark upon a 23-day, 62-tournament journey withRead Full Article