Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 28, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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After five days of poker the 2013 World Poker Tour (WPT) LA Poker Classic final table is now set, with two of poker’s most accomplished players still in the hunt, Lock Poker pro Paul Volpe and IveyPoker.com’s Toby Lewis. The two men are on opposite sides of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 27, 2013 Posted in Poker Industry News, Poker Room News | No Comments »
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Lock Poker has added one of the top player representatives to its team, signing former Poker Royalty Director of European Operations Jim Erwood to spearhead the LockPro Team. Erwood’s role with the company is unclear at this time, but given his experience and track-record he will be aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 27, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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The World Poker Tour LA Poker Classic was among the original stops on the now 11 year-old tour, and to this day, even in the gloomy aftermath of Black Friday, the tournament is among the biggest events of the year. This year was no exception on that front,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 26, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »
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Nevada will always be the first state that legalized online poker, and Delaware will always be the second, but when it comes to overall importance it’s hard to argue against New Jersey’s place in online poker history now that the state has officially passed a bill legalizing onlineRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 26, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »
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In a blistering hour of legislative achievement the New Jersey State Legislature and the State Senate both passed the revised online poker bill with Governor Chris Christie’s recommendations put forth in his conditional veto of the original bill. Soon after the bill passed both bodies Governor Chris ChristieRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 26, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
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Here is a quick look at the tournament action taking place across the globe. WSOP Circuit Series Caesar’s Palace Main Event It’s been a while since my last tournament update so this first one is a little dated but still needs to get a mention considering the 744Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 25, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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The World Poker Tour had two events running simultaneously this weekend with the WPT Baden Main Event coming to a close in Vienna Austria, while halfway around the globe poker’s biggest names entered the 2013 LA Poker Classic at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles, California. Rettenmaier comesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 24, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
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Most of the world outside of Sweden is probably unfamiliar with the online poker site Svenska Spiel, a state-owned and operated online poker room that caters to residents of the Scandinavian country, but the site is now in the throes of one of the biggest cheating scandals inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 24, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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When you ask poker fans to name some of the top young talent in the game you’ll find a ton of German players get mentioned, and leading the charge of burgeoning German poker stars is Party Poker sponsored pro and two-time WPT Champion Marvin “Mad Marvin” Rettenmaier. Today,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 22, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Every day the poker world is inundated with more news, reports, and gossip, than any of us can read. At PokerNewsBoy.com we understand that there are only so many hours in the day, and only so much time you can set aside to follow all of the storiesRead Full Article