Posted by Carolyn on Nov 08, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Players, US Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Chris Ferguson is going to be crowned 2017 World Series of Poker Player of the Year (POY). This news was announced by the World Series of Poker (WSOP)earlier this week via Twitter after the elimination of John Racener who was in second place in the race for WSOPRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 20, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, Op-Ed | No Comments »

On Tuesday a settlement was reached between Howard Lederer and the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) stemming from the amended civil charges Lederer faced for his role as an owner and executive at Full Tilt Poker. The amended civil complaints against Lederer, Rafe Furst and Chris FergusonRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 11, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Poker Gossip | 1 Comment »

After rumors, and later confirmations, that Howard Lederer was playing in a $400/$800 Mixed-Game at the Aria, and also in Bobby’s Room at the Bellagio, the poker world lit-up the usual social media outlets to express their opinions on whether or not Howard Lederer should show his faceRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 13, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

Last week Howard Lederer and his legal team were trying to get the civil charges filed in the aftermath of Black Friday dismissed (a move that was denied by the court), and now the DOJ has decided to step-up its pursuit of Lederer and the other Full TiltRead Full Article

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

This is the second straight day that has required a tournament report, and if you recall I commented on the potential headline of “Chris Ferguson wins UKIPT Newcastle”. Well, that prediction came true as Ferguson (not the one you are thinking of) did in fact win the tournament,Read Full Article

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

The controversial Partouche Poker Tour Main Event isn’t the only tournament series taking place, even if it is dominating the headlines for all the wrong reasons. So here is a look at some of the other tournament action going on around the world. Final table of the UKIPTRead 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 Jul 31, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

Now that the poker community has breathed a deep sigh of relief, thanks to today’s announcement that PokerStars has officially taken control of Full Tilt poker from the US Department of Justice and ALL players will in fact be repaid, I’ve decided to take a deeper look atRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 11, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

Earlier we reported on the motions of dismissal filed by three Full Tilt Poker owners who were indicted in a civil complaint in the months following Black Friday, Howard Lederer, Chris Ferguson, and Rafe Furst. On the same day PokerStars filed their own motion to dismiss, citing theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 11, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

On Monday a slew of motions in the civil cases against Full Tilt Poker owners calling for the dismissal of all civil charges were filed. These filings were not unexpected as a deadline for such filings was on the horizon, and according to law experts are common inRead Full Article