Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 31, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

Now that the poker community has breathed a deep sigh of relief, thanks to today’s announcement that PokerStars has officially taken control of Full Tilt poker from the US Department of Justice and ALL players will in fact be repaid, I’ve decided to take a deeper look atRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 31, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

The news came one day later than expected, but given the official announcements that have been hitting the Internet in the past few minutes it appears that the nightmarish run for Full Tilt poker players in the aftermath of Black Friday is coming to an end. Thed newsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 31, 2012 Posted in Interviews, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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It’s been a long time since the poker world had a site try to take an innovative and creative approach to their gaming client, which is precisely what the new online poker site Fresh Deck Poker is trying to do as they prepare for their official launch date,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 31, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

Monday came and went with no inkling of the rumored, expected, announcement regarding the PokerStars purchase of Full Tilt Poker, but even with the poker community once again left disappointed, a day later the rumors have not died down in the least. Not only are we now dealingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 30, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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For nearly two months the World Series of Poker casts a full eclipse on the rest of the poker world but there was plenty of action taking place towards the tail-end of the summer tournament series and in the immediate aftermath. In this column I’ll try to getRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 30, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | 1 Comment »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

US players at Full Tilt Poker have not had access to their accounts since April 15, 2011. Players from around the globe have not had access to their Full Tilt Poker accounts since June 29, 2011. All of that could change in the very near future if theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 29, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, WSOP News | No Comments »
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There was a lot going on at the 2012 World Series of Poker. From the controversies and complaints, to David “ODB” Baker’s Ben Lambish performance, to the Big One for One Drop tournament, to Phil Hellmuth’s 12th bracelet, to Phil Ivey’s five final tables in two weeks: ItRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 29, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »
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For the second time in the past two years, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is looking to drum up support for a bill to legalize online poker on the federal level, and he is looking for that support from his fellow member of the Nevada delegation SenatorRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 28, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Player News | 1 Comment »
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While it may not be on the Olympic schedule as a sport (or even as an exhibition event) there is a strong poker presence at the 2012 Olympic Games being held in London. Along with a number of athletes that have caught the poker bug over the pastRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 27, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

There was a report earlier today in Poker Player Newspaper by Wendeen Eolis where she stated the deal between Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and the US Department of Justice has come to a head, and that an announcement would be forthcoming soon. Eolis stated that more details couldRead Full Article