Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 19, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Tournament News | No Comments »

After a flurry of positive movement and press, the potential May 2013 debut of the International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) at Wembley Stadium is now in question. The ambitious undertaking has been met with cynicism from the very beginning, and despite recent signings and the announcement of satelliteRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 09, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Tournament News | No Comments »

The story in the poker world the past week was the Partouche Poker Tour Main Event where event organizers claimed there was never a €5 million guarantee associated with the tournament, despite numerous mentions of it on their own website and across the internet. After a scathing speechRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 28, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Three $10k buy-in events; a $5,200 buy-in Main Event with a million-dollar prize guaranteed to the winner; the Player of the Series leader-board; and a total of 65 tournaments in 22 days, with at least $30 million up for grabs… Welcome to the 2012 PokerStars World Championship ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 07, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

After a fairly quick pace (quick for the World Series of Poker final table anyway) that saw the November Nine play down to just four players well before the dinner break the action slowed down a bit as Pius Heinz, Matt Giannetti, Ben Lamb, and Martin Staszko allRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 06, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

  ***Heinz ends Collins run 9:15PM Well, the 2011 WSOP Final table may not last until the wee hours of the morning as has been the MO in recent years. on the very next hand after Eoghan O’Dea’s elimination Phil Collins hit the rail after pushing with A7sRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 21, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News, Poker Room News | No Comments »
party poker software update

One of the latest updates many sites have been making is to offer a fully downloadable version of their software to MAC users, who were previously limited to playing in some sort of Flash window. The latest site to jump on the MAC bandwagon is Party Poker. PartyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 06, 2011 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Apparently the possibility of taking over the struggling online poker website Full Tilt Poker wasn’t enough news for the Groupe Bernard Tapie this past week, as it was also revealed that the company is behind the recently announced International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT). The ISPT first came toRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Sep 05, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | 1 Comment »

For the first time in its history the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker will be played without players from the US market. The site is still running a full slate of tournaments, although the guaranteed prize-pool has been altered accordingly. The 62 tournaments have a total guaranteedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 28, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
wcoop tournament

With the daily grind of the World Series of Poker now over, the online poker world will soon turn its attention to the 2011 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) at PokerStars, so fasten your seat belts as we prepare to embark upon a 23-day, 62-tournament journey withRead Full Article