Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 31, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
PPAlogo

Yet another “Is the PPA good for poker” debate has popped-up on the 2+2 poker forum, but this time the conversation has been both cordial and enlightening. It started with ‘TheTenderVigilante’ posting a poll asking “Do you have a favorable opinion of the PPA?” Currently the poll resultsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 30, 2013 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »
gop debate

Since the WSOP there have been a number of editorial blogs written (some of which I’m proud to have been at the forefront of) ranging from Neil Channing’s absolute beat-down of the way young players chat at the tables and conduct themselves in general, to Daniel Negreanu’s rantRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 30, 2013 Posted in Poker Room News, Tournament News | No Comments »
tom dwan viktor blom

Over the past couple weeks Full Tilt Poker has been adding Ambassadors to their roster of sponsored pros. These Ambassadors are not full-fledged FTP Pros (that distinction is reserved for Gus Hansen, Tom Dwan, and Viktor Blom) rather they are like seasonal work, short-term sponsorships where a playerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 28, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
poy

Heading into the World Series of Poker it looked as if the 2013 Player of the year awards were going to be awarded to Paul Volpe, with everyone else playing for second place. But as is wont to be the case, the WSOP changed the whole POY landscape,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 26, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

Once again there was no shortage of news on the poker front this week, ranging from the good (Ultimate Poker receiving official approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission to end their field test), to the absurd (poker pro Masa Kagawa being arrested for his alleged role in anRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 25, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Reviews | No Comments »
Poker_Notes_Live_1

For the past week I’ve been tinkering with an interesting app that was designed by poker players for poker players, the Poker Notes Live App from Cardplayer Lifestyle. The App was designed by a couple of poker enthusiasts, Alessandro Roaro and the founder of the Cardplayer Lifestyle pokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 23, 2013 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »
wsop 2013

It took a while but by the end of the 2013 World Series of Poker women were able to put together an fairly impressive collective resume, with a couple of open-event bracelet wins. While the 2013 performance wasn’t quite as good as the historic 2012 run female pokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 23, 2013 Posted in Poker Industry News, Poker Site News | No Comments »
global-poker-index-le-classement-des-joueurs-pros

With the sale of The Hendon Mob to the Global Poker Index two great poker tournament resources are now under one roof. The Global Poker Index and The Hendon Mob are now capable of combining their resources and in-house talent to form what should likely be the go-toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 22, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
wcoop tournament

It’s hard to believe that we are fast approaching the twelfth running on the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), and it’s even harder to believe how far the WCOOP has come since “MultiMarine” won the inaugural WCOOP Main Event back in 2002 for $65,450. The 2013Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 21, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
2011 PCA_10K Main Event_Day 4

Women were not only winning at the 2013 World Series of Poker –two open-event bracelets, a 29th place showing by Jackie Glazier in the Main Event, and of course the Ladies Championship—but all summer long across Las Vegas women were finding themselves victorious in major tournaments. Two ofRead Full Article