Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 29, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
Cheating at Poker

When it comes to cheating in poker virtually all of the forum chatter revolves around super-users, tampered laptops, poker bots, and so on. Because online poker cheats get all the attention I thought it would be a good idea to demonstrate that online poker isn’t the only partRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 29, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
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We were in a holding pattern for major tournaments over the past week, in between the Borgata Poker Open and the upcoming PokerStars EPT London series, but there was still plenty of action at smaller events across the globe Tong Victorious at HPT Commerce Despite a final tableRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 27, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

There were so many secondary stories in the poker world over the past week that it was hard to pare the list down to just four entries, but pare it down I did, and now I present you with this week’s overlooked/underreported poker news. Commerce Signs November NinerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 26, 2013 Posted in Poker Gossip | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

Every Thursday PokerNewsBoy.com brings you the latest gossip, debates, and disputes from the world of Poker Blogs, Forums, Editorials, and Social Media in what we are calling The Poker Buzz. If it’s an interesting story or idea you’ll find it here every Thursday. ChrisMoorman.com launches Today could beRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 26, 2013 Posted in Op-Ed, WSOP News | No Comments »
poker hall of fame

Chris Bjorin, Humberto Brenes, David Chiu, Thor Hansen, Jennifer Harman, Mike Matusow, Tom McEvoy, Carlos Mortensen, Scotty Nguyen, and Huckleberry Seed. Those are the 10 names that were announced by the WSOP on Wednesday as finalists for the Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2013. 40 Is Too YoungRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 25, 2013 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Players | No Comments »
DanielNegreanu

In his latest video blog Daniel Negreanu once again criticized the Tournament Directors Association (TDA) and their implementation of the “First Card Off the Deck” rule. While many players have said their peace about the rule, for Negreanu the issue runs deeper than when a player’s hand willRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 24, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
poy

We are heading into the home stretch of the tournament season and it appears that the Player of the Year races are going to come right down to the wire. Some of the early frontrunners, like Paul Volpe and Steve Silverman have fallen off after their torrid starts,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 23, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »
wsop live

The launch of Caesars Interactive www.WSOP.com online poker room last week had the poker community buzzing, but the unbridled celebration over the second licensed online poker room in the United States was short-lived, and poker players started to do what poker players always do… critique! It should beRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Sep 23, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »
Senator John McCain

Republican Senator John McCain was recently caught out by a sharp eyed photographer playing a hand of online poker on his iPhone while debate raged in Congress over U.S. foreign policy. The photo revealed McCain calling a $200 wager while holding over $16,000 in imitation chips. After theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 21, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
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There are a number of tournament results to go over this week, including preliminary tournaments from the WPT Borgata Poker Open; HPT and WSOPC Main Events; The Festa al Lago Main Event; and a Eurasian Poker Tour victory by Marvin Rettenmaier. Rettenmaier triumphs in Kiev If it wasn’tRead Full Article