Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 30, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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There was plenty going on this weekend in the poker world, and while a lot of people may have been busy watching the NFL Draft, there is likely a lot of information that slipped by; hopefully this article will get you back up to speed on what transpiredRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 30, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Poker Player News | No Comments »
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The most famous poker player and gambler of the last 50 years missed out on the recent Poker Boom; this is the story why. After spending the last week in hospice care after a long battle with cancer and heart disease, Thomas Austin Preston Jr., known as “AmarilloRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 29, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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After four full days of action the final table for the 2012 PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Grand Final Main Event is now set, and despite a relatively unknown field, expect some excellent play and fireworks during Monday’s finale. Leading the way in the final table will beRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 29, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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A huge field of 117 players registered for the €25,000 High-Roller tournament at the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Grand Final in Monte Carlo on Sunday, and 16 of those players used the re-entry format, bringing the prize-pool up to an impressive €3,325,000, and guaranteeing the winner overRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 29, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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After three full days of play the starting field of 665 players has been pared down to just 26 at the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Grand Final in Monte Carlo. Day 3 of the tournament was scheduled to see the field shrink to just three-tables of eightRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 29, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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After two Day 1 starting flights the World Poker Tour stop in Jacksonville attracted a total of 320 entries, which includes 63 re-entries by players who busted on Day 1a and put-up another $5,000 to play on Day 1b of the event. The Bestbet Jacksonville Open as theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 27, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Where to begin! When the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Grand Final is pushed off the front page you know it’s been a busy week in the world of poker. By far this has been one of the most interesting weeks of 2012 in terms of poker newsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 27, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Site News | No Comments »
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During one of the most important poker-related discussions of the past year (the potential sale of Full Tilt poker to PokerStars) the go-to place for the latest news and updates has been hit by a cyber attack. On Thursday the 2+2 poker forum was inaccessible to members afterRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 26, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
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After a flurry of activity on Tuesday, as the first whispers of a deal that would see PokerStars buy Full Tilt Poker turned into roars, poker players are once again waiting for the news that they will receive their now-frozen Full Tilt poker funds. There has been littleRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 26, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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Super-High-Roller Justin Bonomo put his massive chip-lead to good work at yesterday’s Super-High-Roller final table, dominating the other players at the eight-person final table to take home the €1.6 million first-place prize-money. With only six players making the money there were two players at the final table whoRead Full Article