Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Feb 29, 2012 Posted in Interviews | No Comments »
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Last week one of my close friends Emmett Mullin (Mully) won the PokerStars UKIPT in Galway. So straight after his win I made sure he agreed to do an Interview for PokerNewsBoy, and here it is: Gerry: When did you pick up poker? Mully: Started playing in myRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 29, 2012 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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On Tuesday the parent company of the Epic Poker league, Federated Sports + Gaming, filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The move was announced on the company’s website by one of the principles involved in the Epic Poker League, Jeffrey Pollack. While not a shock to most of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 29, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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Another World Poker Tour (WPT) final table means another stacked WPT final table, considering the final six players competing for the Season X LA Poker Classic title includes four of the top young players in the game: David Sands, Jason Somerville, Dan Kelly, and Noah Schwartz. I’ve alreadyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 29, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Site News | 4 Comments »
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I’ve been meaning to get to this article for a couple of weeks now, but with everything else going on in the poker world I simply kept putting it off, but I’ve finally gotten around to the topic of the end of the poker news website Subject: Poker.Read Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Feb 29, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »
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California lawmakers are debating a bill that would legalize online poker in California titled The Internet Gambling Consumer Protection and Public-Private Partnership Act of 2012. This bill is cosponsored by Senators Darrell Steinberg and Roderick Wright. Wright has been struggling to legalize Internet gambling in the state sinceRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 28, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | 2 Comments »
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Early Tuesday morning I happened across an article on CalvinAyre.com stating that Bodog.com had been seized by the Department of Homeland Security. While I was initially intrigued that there might be a story lurking, my initial thought proved correct: “Isn’t Bodog.com a dormant domain name?” The Bodog.com domainRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 28, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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The World Poker Tour LA Poker Classic saw the field shrink from 54 players at the beginning of Day 4 down to 18 players by the end of the day. The remaining players will be back at the Commerce Casino on Tuesday to play-down to the televised WPTRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 28, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »
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In a recent blog post I made the observation that every time the poker community starts talking negatively about the deal between Groupe Bernard Tapie and Full Tilt Poker, a statement magically appears from someone to explain the delays and ease concerns. Well, not long after Matt GlantzRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 27, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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In a new feature at PokerNewsBoy.com we will be bringing you all of the latest poker news we think you should know about in a single article. The “Headlines” articles will be posted every Monday through Friday and will give you a quick rundown of all of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 27, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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The money bubble at the 2012 World Poker Tour (WPT) LA Poker Classic was popped at the end of the day last night when David Baker (the other one) eliminated Phil Ivey in 55th place, ending the poker legend’s run at the LAPC title, and guaranteeing the remainingRead Full Article