Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 09, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Tournament News | No Comments »

The story in the poker world the past week was the Partouche Poker Tour Main Event where event organizers claimed there was never a €5 million guarantee associated with the tournament, despite numerous mentions of it on their own website and across the internet. After a scathing speechRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 22, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Player News | No Comments »

In her most recent article for www.pokerplayernewspaper.com, Wendeen Eolis talked at length about the Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars deal, but it was one topic in particular that caught the eye of the poker community, which was Eolis’ thoughts and insights into Howard Lederer, citing unnamed friends andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 06, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Tournament News | No Comments »

The groundwork for one of the most monumental undertakings in the history of poker has begun, but even with a number of announcements that point towards the International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) becoming a reality in May 2013, the poker world is far from sold on the idea,Read 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 May 18, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

With the 2012 World Series of poker nearly upon us the poker community is gearing up for the 6-week long tournament series, but in the interim there was still plenty of headlines happening in the world of poker over the past week. Here is a look at theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 18, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With their plans to purchase Full Tilt Poker having fallen by the wayside, Groupe Bernard Tapie has decided to push back its launch of the International Stadium Poker Tour (ISPT) until 2013. The tour, which features the innovative combination of both online and live play, was slated toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 27, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

Where to begin! When the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Grand Final is pushed off the front page you know it’s been a busy week in the world of poker. By far this has been one of the most interesting weeks of 2012 in terms of poker newsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 26, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

After a flurry of activity on Tuesday, as the first whispers of a deal that would see PokerStars buy Full Tilt Poker turned into roars, poker players are once again waiting for the news that they will receive their now-frozen Full Tilt poker funds. There has been littleRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 24, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

Tuesday April 23rd, 2012 will likely soon have its own catchy name if the rumors circulating throughout the poker world are correct, and Full Tilt Poker is being bought by PokerStars. According to the earliest report which appeared on 2+2 Tuesday morning (by an anonymous first-time poster): PokerStarsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 24, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

Keep in mind these are early reports on a breaking story, and nothing below is considered fact at this point in time. The poker world is swirling with rumors that the deal between Groupe Bernard Tapie and Full Tilt Poker is off, but PokerStars has jumped into theRead Full Article