Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 12, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

On Tuesday the survivors from Day 1a and Day 1b of the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event returned to the Rio for their respective Day 2 flights and when the dust settled a total of 842 of the 2,044 Day 2a and Day 2b competitors hadRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 08, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

A total of 1,066 hopeful poker players registered for the opening flight of the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event on Saturday, a substantial increase over the 897 players that registered on Day 1a of the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event in 2011. Even thoughRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 14, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, UK Poker News | No Comments »

With a £1 million guarantee, the latest stop on the PokerStars UKIPT tour in Nottingham was destined to see a big turnout. But even tournament organizers (with their ever-optimistic expectations) were likely surprised at the turnout for the event. A total of 1,625 players made their way toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 23, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With two of the three starting days down, the 2012 Aussie Millions looks like it will continue the trend started at the PCA just a few weeks ago; as Day 1a and Day 1b have seen a marked drop in attendance year over year. The huge declines inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 25, 2011 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

After three starting days, each attracting roughly 40 players, the APPT Queenstown Snowfest tournament is ready to combine the remaining players for Day 2 of the Main Event. A total of 71 players are still in the hunt for the nearly $100k NZD that will be awarded toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 10, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

After the first two starting days of the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event saw sluggish attendance totals –that’s putting it nicely—it was starting to look like the US government’s crackdown on online poker would have a significant impact on the 2011 WSOP… Until Day 1c rolledRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 09, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

After record-setting fields in many preliminary tournaments, and no significant decreases in attendance numbers, we’ve seen two straight days of small turnouts for the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event; our first clear indicator that Black Friday will have some effect on the WSOP. Here is aRead Full Article