Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 31, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

It was a fairy-tale week for amateur poker player Josh Hale. Heading into the final table of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Legends of Poker Main Event, the San Diego resident had to be feeling confident as he took a substantial chip-lead into the final day of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 29, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

After four days of poker the final table of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Legends of Poker Main Event is now set, with three well-known poker players trying to chase down the overwhelming chip-leader Josh Hale. Hale racked-up an impressive 7.3 million chips by the end of playRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 11, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

While Phil Hellmuth was busy putting even more space between himself and the chase-pack of Doyle Brunson and Johnny Chan (Hellmuth picked up his twelfth WSOP bracelet on Sunday night compared to Chan and Brunson’s 10 WSOP bracelets) the man many people consider has the best chance toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 10, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

After both players came up short in Event #15, the $5k Stud 8 or better tournament, Phil Ivey and Phil Hellmuth are right back in the swing of things, making another final day of a WSOP tournament, but this time the pair will be playing on the finalRead Full Article

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

The final two preliminary tournaments began Tuesday at the 2011 World Series of Poker, and both tournaments saw solid attendance numbers. The penultimate preliminary tournament, a $1,500 No Limit Holdem tourney saw a field of 3,389 players take to the poker tables at the Rio, while the $5kRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 21, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

For Phil Hellmuth, the last of his 11 World Series of Poker bracelets won came all the way back in 2007, and for the second time at the 2011 WSOP the “Poker Brat” came up just short of bracelet #12 after finishing as the bridesmaid for the secondRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 12, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

From the outset of the final day of play in the $1.500 Pot Limit Holdem tournament at the 2011 World Series of Poker it seemed as though Brian Rast and Allen Kessler were on a collision course to meet for the bracelet, and this is precisely what happenedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 11, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

Three big names in the poker world are sitting atop the leader-board heading into the final day of the $1,500 Pot Limit Holdem tournament at the 2011 World Series of Poker, Brian Rast, Allen “Chainsaw” Kessler, and Ali Eslami. Rast is one of the best cash game playersRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 08, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

After a frenetic pace to start Day 2 of the $1,500 No Limit Holdem 6-Max tournament at the 2011 World Series of Poker, virtually all of the notable names amongst the 188 players that began the day had been eliminated. But the two big names that did surviveRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 05, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

Two of 2011’s hottest poker players met in a heads-up battle in Event #5, a $1,500 Seven-Card-Stud tournament at the World Series of Poker as Eugene Katchalov and Alessio Isaia squared off on the final day of the tournament. In the end it was Katchalov who would prevailRead Full Article