Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 27, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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The field size may not rival that of the recent $100k Super-High-Roller tournament that took place at the PokerStars PCA, but with 22 entries the $100k Challenge at the 2013 Aussie Million did produce a $1 million first-place prize. Seven of the original 22 entrants will be backRead Full Article

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

Last year I made some very bold predictions, and all-in-all I have to say I did pretty well. However, we are all poker players here, and we all know this could easily just be a case of the Jason Mercier “run-good”, so I’m back for 2013 with aRead Full Article

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

Last year I made some very bold predictions, and all-in-all I have to say I did pretty well. However, we are all poker players here, and we all know this could easily just be a case of the Jason Mercier “run-good”, so with that in mind, I’m backRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 06, 2012 Posted in Poker Industry News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With a €1,000,000 first-place prize and some of the biggest names in poker in attendance it was supposed to be a magical week in Cannes, France with the Partouche Poker Tour making headlines around the poker world. The tournament is definitely making headlines, but for all the wrongRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 20, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

Day 1 of the World Poker Tour (WPT) $25,000 Championship taking place at the Bellagio in Las Vegas saw just over 100 players register throughout the day, making this the smallest WPT Championship in the 10-year history of the tour. In both 2010 and 2011, 195 players registeredRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 03, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The PokerStars European Poker tour will be undergoing some drastic changes as the tour gets ready to kick-off its ninth season. According to the PokerStars blog, the EPT will see the number of stops drastically reduced (nearly cut in half) BUT will offer far more choices and varietyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 09, 2012 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

In 2011 the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) moved their end-of-the-season Championship Tournament, the Grand Final, from its home in Monte Carlo to Madrid, Spain. Well after the one-year experiment the EPT has decided to move the Grand Final back to Monte Carlo in 2012, for Season VIIIRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 23, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With two of the three starting days down, the 2012 Aussie Millions looks like it will continue the trend started at the PCA just a few weeks ago; as Day 1a and Day 1b have seen a marked drop in attendance year over year. The huge declines inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 19, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Promotions | No Comments »

One of the first promotions PokerStars started hyping for its 10th Anniversary was the Sunday Million tournament scheduled for December 18th, 2011. Yesterday’s tournament touted an impressive $10 million guarantee as well as a $2 million guaranteed prize for the winner of the historic event. The undertaking wasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 15, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Tournament News | No Comments »

After a fairly lengthy layoff –the break in the schedule likely involved not wanting to compete with the WSOP November Nine and the ridiculously busy European schedule in October and November– the Epic Poker League is back in action, and the EPL played host to their third Pro/AmRead Full Article