Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 31, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
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The big story of the day was actually caused by an article I wrote for Examiner.com detailing a situation that occurred between a 2+2 moderator and someone trying to post at the site regarding a record-setting poker podcast where the proceeds will be going to charity. To summarizeRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 31, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, Op-Ed | No Comments »
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After the Republican Party released their official party platform, which included a very anti-online poker stance, the Democrats and President Barack Obama now have a fairly large constituency potentially dropped into his lap, and all it will take for Obama to suddenly become the voice of online pokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 31, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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It was a fairy-tale week for amateur poker player Josh Hale. Heading into the final table of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Legends of Poker Main Event, the San Diego resident had to be feeling confident as he took a substantial chip-lead into the final day of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 30, 2012 Posted in Poker Site News, PR | No Comments »
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When you finish with all the cookouts and festivities this Labor Day Weekend there will be a great way to unwind each night as www.VegasPokerRadio.com will be running a 50+ hour poker podcast beginning at Midnight Sunday, to raise money and awareness for the 22Q.org Foundation. The podcastRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 30, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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With the EPT Barcelona and WPT Legends of Poker dominating the headlines a number of tournaments (including side events at these two major tournament stops) have been overlooked. So here are some of the tournament results you may have missed over the past week or so. 2012 EPTRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 29, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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After four days of poker the final table of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Legends of Poker Main Event is now set, with three well-known poker players trying to chase down the overwhelming chip-leader Josh Hale. Hale racked-up an impressive 7.3 million chips by the end of playRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 28, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Yesterday I told you to keep a lookout for another Hidden Headlines column this week, but even I couldn’t have predicted that the column would need to go up on Tuesday to keep up with everything going on in the poker world! Sam Trickett joins Mike Mizrachi asRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 28, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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Three $10k buy-in events; a $5,200 buy-in Main Event with a million-dollar prize guaranteed to the winner; the Player of the Series leader-board; and a total of 65 tournaments in 22 days, with at least $30 million up for grabs… Welcome to the 2012 PokerStars World Championship ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 27, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
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On September 1, 2012 the iPoker Network will begin a new chapter when they put in place a bold new policy that will segregate their poker rooms into two separate tiers. The upper tier, which will consist of about five or so iPoker sites, will have full accessRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 27, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Every week we try to bring you some of the stories you may have missed in the poker world, and this week there is enough fodder for two columns (so keep an eye peeled for another Hidden Headlines column in the coming days) with rumors, updates, and newsRead Full Article