Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 28, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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The Aussie Millions is one of the most prestigious tournament series in poker, and over the years the tournament series has also been an envelope-pusher as well, with the Aussie Millions being the genesis of the Super-High-Roller events that have permeated major tournament series around the globe. TheRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 10, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The final table of the World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamonds World Poker Classic featured two former WPT Champions as well as one of the top young talents in the game, but in the end it was Ravi Raghavan, a man whose previous largest cash had beenRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 18, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

With the end of the year fast approaching the tournament poker schedule has picked-up once again, with tournaments overlapping one another all over the world. Perhaps there is no better indication of just how jam-packed the tournament schedule gets towards the end of the calendar year than theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 20, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With 64 total entries the prize-pool for the inaugural €50k High-Roller tournament on Season 9 of the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) reached over €3 million, guaranteeing the winner of the event one of the biggest 1st place prizes of the year, €1,075,500. Heading nito the final dayRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 19, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

 The final table of the €50,000 buy-in High Roller event at the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Barcelona has eight players, but essentially it is a three-man race between Dan Smith, Mike McDonald, and JC Alvarado, considering the three players control nearly 13 million of the 16 millionRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 03, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

After two full days of action the Big One for One Drop, $1,000,000 buy-in, final table is set, and it’s two well-know poker pros leading the way: Sam Trickett and Antonio Esfandiari. The two chip-leaders currently control nearly half of the chips in play, with the top 3Read Full Article

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

On Saturday both the Rio and the Aria were hosting mega-satellites into the Big One for One Drop $1,000,000 buy-in tournament taking place on Sunday. The Aria satellite awarded one seat to the event; while the Rio saw 96 players enter their $25,300 satellite, giving first and secondRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 30, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

There were a lot of interesting tidbits coming out of the Rio on Friday including a few new names being added and subtracted from the Big One for One Drop entry list. We also saw a record set on Friday during the $5k NLHE tournament, as well asRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 26, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

There was some very strange goings on at the Rio yesterday as a player had $50,000 jacked from them at a poker table while they had walked away. In this installment of the WSOP Notebook I’ll touch on this breaking story as well as fill you in onRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 25, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

I’m really starting to feel good about the predictions I made back at the beginning of the year when I said that women will win multiple bracelets at the 2012 World Series of Poker, AND that a woman will make the final table of the WSOP Main Event.Read Full Article