Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 31, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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This past week the tournament poker tables were booming, with million-dollar prizes and Super-High-Roller tournaments going on in Florida, but the Seminole Hard Rock Poker open wasn’t the only place where big prizes were being handed out. We’ll try to get you caught up on the latest tournamentRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 30, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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On the back of his recent World Poker Tour Alpha8 win at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open tournament series, Steve Silverman (better known by his online screen-name Zugwat) has ascended to the top of the Global Poker Index Player of the Year leader-board. Silverman has displaced PaulRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 30, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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The best way to describe the past has been hectic. The news and stories floating around the poker world have been exciting, saddening, and wide-ranging to say the least. In this week’s look back at the poker week that was we’ll try to get you up to speedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 29, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
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The $10 million guaranteed Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Main Event will go down as one of the biggest and most prestigious events on the 2013 tournament calendar, and the winner of the $1.7 million first-place prize, Blair Hinkle, may have just gone from being known as aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 28, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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On Tuesday, Steve “Zugwatt” Silverman triumphed over the sparse 18 player field in the inaugural Alpha8 tournament at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open tournament series, and at the same time Blair Hinkle and Justin Bonomo secured their seats at the six-player final table in the SHRPO MainRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 26, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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The three starting flights of the $10 million guarantee Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Main Event saw the prize-pool soar to nearly $12 million, after 2,384 poker players from around turned Hollywood, Florida into an overnight poker hotspot, and the tournament into the talk of the 2013 tournamentRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 24, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
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This weekend all eyes will be fixed on the $10,000,000 guarantee Main Event of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown but there has been some major action taking place across the entire country, and the world for that matter, since the World Series of Poker ended in July. InRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 24, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

It was quite n interesting week for poker in the gossip columns, with not one but two stories this week that were found to be TMZ worthy. On the one hand you have the serious ongoing criminal cases against the 34 men indicted on illegal gambling charges, includingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 23, 2013 Posted in Op-Ed, Tournament News | No Comments »
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Back in 2006, at the height of the poker boom, the Aussie Millions decided to try something new. Among the events offered that year was a $100,000 buy-in tournament, dubbed the $100k Challenge, which was to my knowledge the first Super-High-Roller tournament in poker history. After sparse turnoutsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 21, 2013 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »
Poker game of Skill

A recent series of columns over at QuadJacks.com (the new and improved QuadJacks.com if you haven’t visited in a while) spurred on by an interview with Ultimate Gaming CEO Tom Breitling has rekindled the “Skill Game” debate in poker, and what, if any, place it has in pokerRead Full Article