Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 30, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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The 2013 Aussie Millions Main Event is down to just 69 players after two full days of play, and among the remaining players are some of the biggest names in all of poker and two members of Team IveyPoker.com, Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius. The two superstars andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 30, 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 01, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

During its four-year stint in London, England, the World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) Main Event had perhaps the most consistent attendance numbers in poker, attracting 362 entrants, 362 entrants, 334 entrants, and 346 entrants for the £10,000 buy-in tournament. Last year the WSOPE moved to Cannes, FranceRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 26, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event was once of the highlights of the WPT schedule, but over the years the tournament has lost its luster, and with shrinking attendance numbers the tournament has reduced its buy-in from $10,000, to $5,000, and last year down toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 01, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

In this installment of the WSOP Notebook I will take a look at the early attendance numbers at the 2012 WSOP as well as update you on one of the more interesting stories developing at the 2012 WSOP. Attendance over the first 7 events One of the bigRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 13, 2012 Posted in PNB News, WSOP News | No Comments »

The World Series of poker is right around the corner and as usual PokerNewsBoy.com will be bringing you all the big stories from the nearly 6-week long tournament series. However, since the WSOP.com website will have full reports on each tournament, the main focus of our reporting willRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 12, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, PNB News | No Comments »

Back at the beginning of the year I made five somewhat bold predictions regarding the state of poker and what I expected to unfold in the world of poker during 2012. So, I figure, now is as good a time as any to check in on my predictionsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 12, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

At the same time that the World Poker Tour Venice Grand Prix was coming to a close, the tour found itself in Florida for the inaugural World Poker Tour Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open, a re-entry tournament with a $3,500 buy-in and two starting days. Unfortunately forRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 11, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

It seems that even after years of effort the World Poker Tour is still having trouble making inroads in Europe (where the European Poker Tour basically reigns supreme). While the WPT has had some very successful tournaments on the European continent, the attendance numbers have been all overRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 28, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

As quickly as the idea of six-figure buy-in poker tournaments came into fashion last year, it seems, like the latest fashion trend, that there shelf-life was no more than Season as they have just as quickly become passé in the poker world judging by the attendance numbers fromRead Full Article