Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 07, 2013 Posted in Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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With several major tournaments already in the books, the 2013 Poker Player of the Year race is already starting to take shape. Even though it’s still early we plan on updating our readers on each on the three major POY races: Cardplayer Magazine, Bluff Magazine, and the GlobalRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 28, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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This year three poker players added their names to the growing list of poker Player of the Year winners, as Greg Merson, Dan Smith, and Marvin Rettenmaier joined the fairly exclusive club. The first Player of the Year was crowned in 1997 by Cardplayer Magazine (the only entityRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 21, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Poker Player News | No Comments »
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Cardplayer Magazine, the Global Poker Index, and Bluff Magazine all have their fancy algorithms and formulas for determining the tournament poker Player of the Year, but here at PokerNewsboy.com we prefer the eyeball test, picking the player who has pushed the storylines throughout 2012 and performed the bestRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 15, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Dan Smith looking for a clean sweep in Player of Year races Since Bluff Magazine started their Player of the Year award back in 2005, only one poker player has managed to win both the Bluff and Cardplayer POY award in the same year, John Phan in 2008.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 21, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »
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There are a lot of poker tournaments currently taking place; A LOT. It seems like every poker Google Alert I receive is about some tournament taking place that I wasn’t even aware of, which was precisely the case when it came to the BLUFF Magazine Mid-Stakes Poker TourRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 18, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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With three outlets now handing out Player of the Year awards, tournament poker players have even more opportunities to promote themselves within the poker world, and should a player manage to capture two, or possibly all three Player of the Year awards, they would surely become one ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 14, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, WSOP News | No Comments »
Phil Ivey

Last night Phil Ivey made his third final table of the 2012 World Series of Poker, and his fourth cash overall. Now a serious contender for the 2012 WSOP Player of the Year award (for both the WSOP and for Cardplayer Magazine, Bluff Magazine and the Global PokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 06, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »
Jonathan Duhamel

This is usually the time of the year where the biggest shakeups in the Player of the Year standings occur, considering the EPT Grand Final just finished up, the World Poker Tour Championship will be held in a couple weeks, and the World Series of Poker is justRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 07, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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The Player of the Year race (now, like boxing, consisting of three separate titles) is heating up as the first three months of the tournament year is now behind us. With the poker world gearing up for some of the biggest events of the year, including the EPTRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 06, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »
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There wasn’t a lot of tournament action over the past week but there were plenty of announcements regarding upcoming poker tournaments including the massive $1,000,000 buy-in Big One for OneDrop and two separate poker cruises –yes poker tournaments on cruise ships are coming back! In addition to theRead Full Article