Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 30, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News | No Comments »
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It’s been a while since the Epic Poker League sent out a press release, which had me starting to worry about the fledgling poker tour, but with its third Main Event stop of Season 1 just around the corner the EPL released its latest presser on Wednesday, andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 30, 2011 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »
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Beginning December 1st, poker players at Victor Chandler could find their holiday season even merrier as the site has announced its latest promotion: The 25 Days of Christmas. Every day from December 1st – 25th, players at Victor Chandler can log into the poker client and see whatRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 30, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News, Poker Room News | No Comments »
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With the announcement of a new software update that includes making every player on the site anonymous, Bodog has become the first online poker site to take a serious step in deterring data-mining and putting all online poker players on an equal playing field. Bodog has long beenRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 30, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »
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Martin Staszko’s life has changed a great deal over the past year. First the 35 year-old from Trinec, Czech Republic decided to quit his job as a foreman at a manufacturing plant in his hometown to take on the challenge of becoming a professional poker player. Little didRead Full Article

Posted by Adam Grunwerg on Nov 29, 2011 Posted in Live Poker News | No Comments »
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All eyes will be on the quaint city of the Prague as the Czech capital hosts the 12-day long Prague Poker Festival. With its impressive architecture, Prague is a city steeped in culture and historic tradition. It’s also a popular party destination, with people from all over EuropeRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 28, 2011 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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16-term Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) has decided to call it a career in Congress and will not seek reelection in 2012. Frank made a public statement on Monday where he cited the redistricting in Massachusetts as a main reason for his decision –Frank has historically represented a blue-collarRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 28, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News, Poker Room News | No Comments »
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Another online poker site is apparently running afoul of their regulator, as well as their poker network, as the MicroGaming Poker Network released a statement today stating that 24 Poker has had its license revoked by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission and that the site is now offline. PlayersRead Full Article

Posted by James Guill on Nov 28, 2011 Posted in Interviews | No Comments »
Jared Hubbard

Jared Hubbard recently won the Fall Poker Classic Main Event at the Canterbury Club in Shakopee, MN.  He has been an online grinder since and is a specialist in NL Hold’em six-max. In addition, he has been #1 in the world in overall profit for six-max SnG’s inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 28, 2011 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
APPT Macau Summer Festival

The Macau poker scene is best known for the ultra-high-stakes cash-games that take place in what has become known as the Las Vegas of the Near East, but there is also a major poker tournament that is the genesis of those high-stakes poker games, the APT Macau MainRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 28, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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The World Poker Tour crowned its latest winner this past weekend, and despite a final table that boasted some of poker’s biggest names it was a local player, with an all-too familiar name who would take home the WPT Marrakech title. Oddly enough, one of the poker superstarsRead Full Article