Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 29, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, TV Poker | 1 Comment »

After Daniel Negreanu tweeted out a link to a teaser video showing himself consulting with an astrologer for an episode of Millionaire Matchmaker, my mind was immediately drawn to the past “performances” by poker players on reality TV shows, and my hope is that Daniel (whom I greatlyRead 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 Sep 29, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Annie Duke working on new book Annie Duke may receive a lot of flak from the poker community for her past transgressions, but it seems she can still make a quick buck off of her poker fame, as her Twitter account is hinting at yet another soon toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 04, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | 1 Comment »

At the time of writing the Ironman Podcast has been going strong for over 31 hours. After the first 24 hours of a planned 50-hour podcast the hosts of Filthy Limper Radio have set the bar very high for their second 48 hours, having interviewed such notable pokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 27, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, WSOP News | No Comments »

There was a lot going on at the 2012 World Series of Poker. From the controversies and complaints, to David “ODB” Baker’s Ben Lambish performance, to the Big One for One Drop tournament, to Phil Hellmuth’s 12th bracelet, to Phil Ivey’s five final tables in two weeks: ItRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 20, 2012 Posted in Poker Industry News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

Back in early June the 10 finalists for the 2012 Class of the Women in Poker Hall of Fame were announced, and this past weekend two deserving players were announced as having met the induction criterion and will be honored at a soirée at the Golden Nugget CasinoRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 19, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

* 89% The percentage of American poker layers at the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event final table (8 out of the 9 players are from the US). * $222,000,000 –the total prize-pool for the 2012 WSOP tournament series. * 15.6% — the percentage increase year-over-year forRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 17, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

With the turn of a card on Monday night the final table of the 2012 World Series of poker Main Event was decided, and it would be Frenchwoman Gaelle Baumann who would feel the sting of being the 2012 WSOP final table bubble-victim. Baumann was the last womenRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 16, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

With just 27 players remaining in the 2012 World Series of poker Main Event there is a very good chance that for the first time since 1995, and only the second time in the 43-year history of the WSOP, a women may be among the final nine competitors.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 23, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, WSOP News | No Comments »

William Reynolds is one of Daniel Negreanu’s favorite poker players, and perhaps his close friendship with the outspoken poker legend was the impetus for Reynolds firing off on a number of current poker players during a recent interview with QuadJacks. Reynolds has been a regular guest on QuadJacks,Read Full Article