Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 12, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | 2 Comments »

There are only a couple of dozen names that are virtually synonymous with poker: Doyle Brunson, Johnny Chan, Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Negreanu, Tom Dwan, Johnny Moss, and Phil Ivey all come to mind when you ask people who the greatest poker player of all time is –the answerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 09, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The final table for the last major tournament of 2012 is now set, and what a final table it is at the World Poker Tour (WPT) Doyle Brunson Five Diamonds World Poker Classic. Leading the way into Sunday’s action will be former Five Diamonds Champion Antonio Esfandiari. EsfandiariRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 04, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

One of the biggest poker tournaments of the year takes place in December, when the biggest names in the game head to Las Vegas to compete in one of the flagship tournaments on the World Poker Tour, the WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic. The WPTRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 07, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

The WSOP is over; the Presidential race is over; so let’s move on to the important stuff! This week Full Tilt Poker relaunched, and the relaunch was a huge success with players flocking to the tables, but you’ve probably heard all about that already, so in this articleRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 31, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

Amid all the World Series of Poker headlines and the hype about the upcoming relaunch of Full Tilt Poker — with the special promotions and poker bonuses that the site will offer—there was other news coming out of Las Vegas on Tuesday, as Brian “Sailor” Roberts and EricRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 29, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

It’s been an interesting week in the poker world as the leadup to the WSOP Main Event final table dominated most of the headlines, but there were plenty of other stories going on across the poker world. Here is a look at some of the stories you mayRead 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 Jul 19, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

* 89% The percentage of American poker layers at the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event final table (8 out of the 9 players are from the US). * $222,000,000 –the total prize-pool for the 2012 WSOP tournament series. * 15.6% — the percentage increase year-over-year forRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 12, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

On Tuesday the survivors from Day 1a and Day 1b of the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event returned to the Rio for their respective Day 2 flights and when the dust settled a total of 842 of the 2,044 Day 2a and Day 2b competitors hadRead 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