Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 31, 2011 Posted in UK Poker News, World Poker News | No Comments »
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On January 25th, 2012 the European Poker community will descend on the Aviation Club in Paris, France to hand out 10 European Poker Awards (EPA’s) to the biggest stars on the European poker scene. This will mark the 11th consecutive year that the European Poker Awards have beenRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 31, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Player News | No Comments »
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The title of the article basically says it all, so here are my choices for the 15 craziest, zaniest, mind-boggling stories from the world of poker over the past year. So in no particular order here are #’s 11-15: Andrew Li hits Supernova Elite in February! 2011 startedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 30, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip, World Poker News | No Comments »
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The title of the article basically says it all, so here are my choices for the 15 craziest, zaniest, mind-boggling stories from the world of poker over the past year. So in no particular order here are #’s 6-10: The Hollywood Home Game debacle Earlier this year theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 30, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip, World Poker News | No Comments »
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The title of the article basically says it all, so here are my choices for the 15 craziest, zaniest, mind-boggling stories from the world of poker over the past year. So in no particular order here are #’s 1-5: Matt Perrins wins WSOP bracelet after watching YouTube tutorialRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 30, 2011 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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In a recent editorial on CalvinAyre.com, Preston Oade J.D. echoed I. Nelson Rose’s concerns over Joe Barton and his apparent partnering with the Poker Players Alliance. However, Oade didn’t simply rehash Rose’s arguments; instead he put together his case against the Barton Bill itself by pointing out theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 29, 2011 Posted in Poker Player News, WSOP News | No Comments »
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Four people have been arrested for last week’s brazen daytime home invasion, beating, and robbery of 2012 World Series of Poker Champion Jonathan Duhamel according to the Montreal Gazette. Mark David, a spokesman for the Agglomeration de Longueuil police department, stated that four people (three men and oneRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 28, 2011 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »
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The pro online gaming community has notched a few recent victories, but the announcement by Utah Representative Stephen Sandstrom (R-Orem) on Wednesday shows that the fight for the right to play online poker in a safe, legal, and most importantly regulated environment is far from over. On hisRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 28, 2011 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »
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The world’s largest online poker room (and second place isn’t even close) has just launched a new global marketing campaign targeting players from all over the world, including the growing Latin and South American markets. The new television ad campaigns feature the slogan “We are Poker” and incorporateRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 27, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Op-Ed | No Comments »
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Let me start this article with the admission that I’m a fan of the Epic Poker League. I like the idea of rewarding the best players, and I absolutely love anything “new” that comes along in the stale world of poker. Despite my hopes that the Epic PokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 27, 2011 Posted in Poker Player News, WSOP News | No Comments »
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As the final major tournaments of 2011 concluded just before the Christmas holiday Ben Lamb’s 2011 tournament credentials received yet another boost, as his historic year was capped off with his entrance into a very exclusive club. Lamb, who won the World Series of Poker Player of theRead Full Article