Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 18, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With three outlets now handing out Player of the Year awards, tournament poker players have even more opportunities to promote themselves within the poker world, and should a player manage to capture two, or possibly all three Player of the Year awards, they would surely become one ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 10, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

For the second time since signing with Party Poker Marvin Rettenmaier (known as Mad Marvin throughout the poker world) has captured a World Poker Tour title; an amazing and fluky accomplishment when you take into account that Rettenmaier’s new home, Party Poker, owns the World Poker Tour! OnRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 27, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

German poker pro Marvin Rettenmaier had a very good week at the WPT Championship. Not only was Rettenmaier announced as the latest sponsored pro of Party Poker (the company that just happens to own the World Poker Tour) but the young poker pro managed to dominate during theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 23, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

If you were given the choice of any WPT tournament held in the US to win, the World Poker Tour stop in Jacksonville would be pretty low in the list. This isn’t because the WPT Jacksonville has a paltry prize-pool (first-place clocked in at $325k) or that theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 04, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

British poker pro Jake Cody has been on an absolute tear over the past year and a half, winning the EPT Deauville Main Event in January, 2010 (worth $1,213,914), the WPT London Main Event on August 2010 (worth $425,492), and yesterday the 22 year-old completed the Triple CrownRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 02, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The $25k buy-in NLHE Heads-Up Championship got underway on the opening day of the 2011 World Series of Poker on Tuesday, and attracted a field of precisely 128 players –which likely had tournament officials doing cartwheels and back-flips as logistically this is the perfect number for a bracket-styleRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 17, 2011 Posted in WPT News | No Comments »

David Williams reignited his career at last year’s $25k World Poker Tour Championship, where he went on to win one of poker’s most coveted titles as well as $1.5 million in prize-money –not to mention landing a coveted Team PokerStars Pro deal soon thereafter—and with just 52 playersRead Full Article