Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 30, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
fulltiltpoker sold

Hours after the first whispers of a deal to purchase the ailing online poker room Full Tilt poker hit the Internet, iGamingFrance.com landed an exclusive interview with the man heading the group of investors that have entered into an Acquisition Agreement with Full Tilt poker, Laurent Tapie. AccordingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 30, 2011 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
fulltiltpoker sold

Tony G’s opinions of the French when it comes to poker may have to change if the press release on PokerStrategy.com turns out to be true. According to the website, which has become the location of choice for Full Tilt poker to release information, the French Investment groupRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 30, 2011 Posted in Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »
2011 Caesar’s Cup

The first Caesar’s Cup tournament, pitting North American players against their European counterparts, took place in 2009 when the Annette Obrestad led Europeans easily dispatched the Daniel Negreanu led North Americans. The rematch will be taking place at this year’s WSOP Europe tournament series, and the two sidesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 30, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
bodog-logo

Earlier this week Calvin Ayre called out the online poker tracking site PokerScout.com, claiming that they were “stealing” Bodog data as part of their collection methods. While it remains unclear what precise methods pokerscout.com uses in their data collection (the site basically keeps statistics on the amount ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 30, 2011 Posted in Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »
DanielNegreanu

One of poker’s top players had some high expectations going into the 2011 World Series of Poker, as Daniel Negreanu wrote at great length how he felt ready for the 6-week long tournament series. But after a disappointing performance –even with a pretty deep run in the MainRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Sep 29, 2011 Posted in Poker Promotions | No Comments »
party poker ptr

The PartyPoker Challenge II has just got under way at PokerTableRatings. With $30,000 in prizes and free entry, there is no reason not to join. The concept is simple. Earn badges by completing specific tasks on PartyPoker.com cash tables and you are automatically eligible to win cool prizesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 29, 2011 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | 1 Comment »
full tilt

After the AGCC announced they would be revoking Full Tilt poker’s license (one of the four companies operating under the Full Tilt umbrella’s license was not revoked but remains suspended) Full Tilt poker released its own statement via PokerStrategy.com –which has become Full Tilt poker’s go-to site forRead Full Article

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full tilt

In the poker story that never dies, the Aldernay Gambling Control Commission released their decision from the recently concluded hearing into Full Tilt Poker, and the decision is not good news for Full Tilt or the rest of the poker community. The AGCC released two statements this morning,Read Full Article

Posted by James Guill on Sep 29, 2011 Posted in Op-Ed | 1 Comment »
potheads

Upon looking at the whitehouse.gov’s list of petitions to the Obama administration tonight, I have finally come up with a way to get our voices hear regarding online poker.  Forget the Poker Player’s Alliance.  Forget Greg Raymer and all the talking heads on CNN.  What online poker needsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 28, 2011 Posted in Op-Ed | 4 Comments »
i disagree

It’s not surprising to me when I see some random online magazine running an op-ed piece written by some Focus on the Family mouthpiece, pulling BS statistics out of the air about the dangers of online poker. But this latest op-ed article, from of all place Forbes Magazine,Read Full Article