Posted by Carolyn on Oct 24, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Players, Tournament News, US Poker News, WPT News | No Comments »

Poker players in Nevada will be interested to know that they can qualify for the popular WPT Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic by playing online satellite events hosted by the playMGM online poker website. MGM Resorts International launched an online casino and online poker website under theRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 17, 2017 Posted in Live Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Players, Poker Promotions, Tournament News | No Comments »

King’s Casino in Rozvodov, Czech Republic has the reputation for having the biggest poker room in Europe and is known for hosting some of the top poker tournaments in Europe. King’s Casino will play host to the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) which will take placeRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 31, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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Thursday was a big day at the 2013 Aussie Million, as two of the biggest tournaments of the series were both in action: Day 3 of the Aussie Millions Main Event, and the $250k Challenge, the highest buy-in poker tournament in the world this side of the BigRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 29, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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After three Day 1 flights the 2013 Aussie Millions is heading into Day 2. A total of 622 players registered for the tournament over the three starting flights, and 319 of those players will be back in action at the Crown Casino for Day 2 of the event,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 09, 2013 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The PokerStars PCA is in full swing, with the $100k Super-High-Roller in the books, the PCA Main Event entering into Day 2, and a number of interesting moments and victories in the preliminary tournaments, which I will detail below. Open-Faced Chinese Tournament The first Open-Faced Chinese was heldRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 07, 2013 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The final table of the 2013 PokerStars PCA $100k Super-High-Roller tournament is now set, with all eight participants guaranteed a payday of at least $228,960, with the potential of reeling a $2 million prize. Leading the way will be online poker sensation turned live poker pro David “Doc”Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 06, 2013 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 12, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | 2 Comments »

There are only a couple of dozen names that are virtually synonymous with poker: Doyle Brunson, Johnny Chan, Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Negreanu, Tom Dwan, Johnny Moss, and Phil Ivey all come to mind when you ask people who the greatest poker player of all time is –the answerRead Full Article

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

The final table of the World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamonds World Poker Classic featured two former WPT Champions as well as one of the top young talents in the game, but in the end it was Ravi Raghavan, a man whose previous largest cash had beenRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 09, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The final table for the last major tournament of 2012 is now set, and what a final table it is at the World Poker Tour (WPT) Doyle Brunson Five Diamonds World Poker Classic. Leading the way into Sunday’s action will be former Five Diamonds Champion Antonio Esfandiari. EsfandiariRead Full Article