Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 28, 2013 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »

Lock Poker, The #1 US online poker site, has just announced their latest monthly promotion that will begin in February dubbed the Grind for Glory promotion. Grind for Glory will feature the usual monthly Rake Race run by the site but this time around Lock Poker is offeringRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 26, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, TV Poker | No Comments »

After two days of play the field of the 2013 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship has been pared down to just eight players and it’s an intriguing group to say the least. Each of the players in the Elite 8 has played three heads-up matches over the pastRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 19, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, TV Poker | 1 Comment »

The NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship will be making its return on January 24th, 2013, ending the one-year hiatus the popular “made-for-TV” poker tournament took after Black Friday left networks scrambling to determine if airing poker shows was 1) going to be worthwhile, and 2) going to getRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 17, 2013 Posted in Poker Player News, Poker Room News | 3 Comments »

PokerNewsBoy has learned that Lock Poker has signed Mike “The Grinder” Mizrachi to represent the site at tournaments across the globe and at their online poker tables. Lock Poker is thrilled to announce the signing of one of the most coveted free agents in poker, who will nowRead Full Article

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

While the poker world still waits for IveyPoker.com to offer more than a landing page (many people are still asking, “What is it?”) the site, headlined by Phil Ivey, is still trudging forward and signing poker players, even if they don’t have a specific role with the siteRead Full Article

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

The poker tournament schedule is winding down for the year, and attendance seems to be up as players fight for Player of the year awards and to end the year on a good note. From Vancouver, to Florida, to Macau, there is plenty of action, and huge prizesRead Full Article

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

Sometime today, on Friday the 13th, the money-bubble at the 2012 World Series of poker will burst, when just 666 players remain in the field; which is quite a coincidence that two of the most superstitious numbers in the world will collide in such a way during aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 07, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

One of the most interesting events at the 2012 World Series of Poker is the WSOP Circuit Series National Championship –a $1,000,000 freeroll tournament for the 14 winners on the WSOPC and 86 players who qualified on points during the 2011/2012 WSOPC season. This is the second yearRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 22, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

If side stories are your thing then this installment of the WSOP Notebook definitely has you covered. There were plenty of whispers, rumors, conversations, and Tweets going on Thursday at the 2012 WSOP, and here are some of the more interesting ones I picked-up on. Loud British railRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 24, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

Last year it was Ben Lamb; two years ago it was Jeffrey Lisandro; before that it was Daniel Negreanu, Allen Cunningham, and even Tom Franklin. So the question for the 2012 WSOP is who will be the big star of the 2012 World Series of Poker? In thisRead Full Article