Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 05, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »

This past week a number of outlets carried a story on the proposed “Texas Poker Gaming Act of 2013”, and the language of the bill (or at least how it has been explained) has caused many people to interpret the bill in different ways. Most notably among theseRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 19, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »
poker hall of fame

On Thursday the Poker Hall of Fame announced the two inductees for the Class of 2012: 1975 World Series of Poker Champion Brian “Sailor” Roberts and Cardroom Manager extraordinaire Eric Drache. The two men will join the 42 current Poker Hall of Famed inductees when they are honoredRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 15, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The Season XI World Poker Tour (WPT) Grand Prix de Paris Main Event final table is set, and it is one of the toughest lineups of the year, with six very talented poker players competing for the €400,000 first-place-prize, as well as the title of WPT Grand PrixRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 03, 2012 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »

The race is on! Last week we told you about an upcoming Lock Poker promotion that will run through the month of September called the Battle of the Knights. The Battle of the Knights is a rake chase that will be awarding players on two separate leader-boards, oneRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 23, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, WSOP News | No Comments »

There’s a great line in the movie Major League where some Cleveland Indians fans are discussing the Indians roster when one guy says something to the effect of “I’ve never heard of any of these guys”; well, this is likely how many poker fans feel about the 2012 versionRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 10, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The final starting of the day of the 2012 World Series of Poker Main E vent is officially in the books and with over 3,400 entrants playing on Day 1c there were plenty of stories coming out of the Rio. Here is a look at some of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 06, 2012 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »

When the World Series of Poker is in town, the hundreds of millions dollars up for grabs in the weeks-long tournament series isn’t the only money changing hands. With so many top level poker players and tourists in town the Rio, and other bigger casinos on the LasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 27, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

With the 2012 World Series of Poker kicking-off today the poker world is about to undergo its annual Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Year celebration all rolled into one. But this time around (actually for the second straight year) the cloud of Black Friday is hanging over the six-weekRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 25, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

With the World Series of Poker just days away this could very well be the last Friday Wrap for a while (I’ll try to sneak them in where and when I can). Fortunately it’s a good one, considering there were quite a few odds and ends news storiesRead Full Article

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

There are at least two more known competitors in the $1,000,000 buy-in Big One for OneDrop poker tournament that will take place during the 2012 World Series of Poker: Sam Trickett and Andrew Robl. The duo announced that they would be playing in the prestigious, and incredibly exclusive,Read Full Article