Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 11, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

Every day the poker world is inundated with more news, reports, and gossip, than any of us can read. At PokerNewsBoy.com we understand that there are only so many hours in the day, and only so much time you can set aside to follow all of the storiesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 11, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Poker Gossip | 1 Comment »

After rumors, and later confirmations, that Howard Lederer was playing in a $400/$800 Mixed-Game at the Aria, and also in Bobby’s Room at the Bellagio, the poker world lit-up the usual social media outlets to express their opinions on whether or not Howard Lederer should show his faceRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 31, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

The news came one day later than expected, but given the official announcements that have been hitting the Internet in the past few minutes it appears that the nightmarish run for Full Tilt poker players in the aftermath of Black Friday is coming to an end. Thed newsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 21, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

April 15, 2011 seems like a lifetime ago for most poker players, but for a small percentage of players who have a considerable amount of money trapped on Full Tilt Poker, Black Friday is not simply a distant memory, it invades their thoughts every day. We’ve now passedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 17, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip | No Comments »

A day after some lighthearted back-and- forth on Twitter regarding the poker forum rumors that Andrew Feldman was the player Sam Trickett anonymously said had stolen from him, it appears the two may in fact have had a falling out, adding more fuel to the fire that theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 04, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

This week we were made aware of yet another online poker room that has been shuttered in the aftermath of Black Friday, Poker Nordica. After six years of operation Poker Nordica has decided to close its doors, having been operating on the Merge Gaming Network since coming onlineRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 11, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

This past week one of the most well-respected regulatory bodies in poker (the licensing body of PokerStars in fact) The Lotteries and Gaming Authority of Malta issued a statement saying they had sanctioned the Everleaf Poker Network for “irregularities”. From the LGA website: “The LGA Enforcement Unit issuedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 29, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Phil Ivey is back! Since last April the world’s best poker player in many people’s minds has been MIA in the poker world, but after being spotted at the APT Macau tournament he showed up for the 2012 Aussie Millions , and it’s safe to say that heRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 19, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, World Poker News | No Comments »

One of the first lessons you learn at the poker tables is that patience is a virtue; for two brothers and a cousin returning to the US from the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) in the Bahamas this lesson appears to have gone unlearned. 18 year-old Sean Ruane ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 02, 2012 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »

Players at PokerStars will find several changes beginning on January 1, 2012 as the site announced a major change to their rake calculations, which in turn will have a severe impact on the site’s VIP Loyalty Program, according to a 2+2 forum post by PokerStars Steve. Beginning JanuaryRead Full Article