Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 30, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Tournament News | No Comments »
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After a marathon final table at the World Series of Poker Main Event that saw even longtime poker players and poker purists denouncing the speed of play, and making the very valid case of how this will hurt televised poker, a debate has been raging over the possibilityRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 28, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
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The tournament poker world is always a hectic place right before Christmas, and with the PokerStars PCA and the Aussie Millions occurring in January the schedule only gets more intense. In this installment I’ll update you on some recent results from events around the world, as well asRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 26, 2012 Posted in Interviews, Poker Player News | No Comments »
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We recently sat down with author and poker player Zachary Elwood to discuss his recently released book, Reading Poker Tells. Elwood is the owner of the website www.readingpokertells.com, a comprehensive website focusing on Elwood’s passion for the behavioral side of poker. You can read our review of Elwood’s bookRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 26, 2012 Posted in Reviews | No Comments »
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My poker library became slightly larger recently when I received a copy of Reading Poker Tells, by Zachary Elwood. Elwood is relatively unknown commodity in the poker world, but after reading through his contribution to the ever-growing library of poker books one thing is for certain; the manRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 25, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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It’s been four years since a World Poker Tour tournament has been held on Canadian soil, but considering the record-setting field that massed at the Playground Poker Club for the WPT Montreal, the WPT will likely make Canada a regular stop on the tour. Thanks to the twoRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 23, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »
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While the poker world still waits for IveyPoker.com to offer more than a landing page (many people are still asking, “What is it?”) the site, headlined by Phil Ivey, is still trudging forward and signing poker players, even if they don’t have a specific role with the siteRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 21, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Poker Player News | No Comments »
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Cardplayer Magazine, the Global Poker Index, and Bluff Magazine all have their fancy algorithms and formulas for determining the tournament poker Player of the Year, but here at PokerNewsboy.com we prefer the eyeball test, picking the player who has pushed the storylines throughout 2012 and performed the bestRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 20, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
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The final surge for the 2012 Player of the Year races is underway as the 2012 poker tournament schedule starts to wind down, and over the past week or so there have been a number of tournaments taking place all over the globe. In addition to the WPTRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 19, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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Part 1 of this series took a look at the forgettable moments in poker during the course of 2012; in Part 2 I examined the themes that dominated poker throughout the year; now the final installment of this series will cover the individual achievements that took place duringRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 18, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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With the end of the year fast approaching the tournament poker schedule has picked-up once again, with tournaments overlapping one another all over the world. Perhaps there is no better indication of just how jam-packed the tournament schedule gets towards the end of the calendar year than theRead Full Article