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 02, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

With super-deep-stacks, top-tier poker players and amateurs, and an $18 million first-place prize we were all expecting big things from the $1,000,000 buy-in Big One for One Drop tournament that kicked off at 1:11 PM on Sunday, but few could have predicted just how exciting, mesmerizing, and wildRead Full Article

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

While Phil Hellmuth was busy putting even more space between himself and the chase-pack of Doyle Brunson and Johnny Chan (Hellmuth picked up his twelfth WSOP bracelet on Sunday night compared to Chan and Brunson’s 10 WSOP bracelets) the man many people consider has the best chance toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 26, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

Since winning the Cardplayer Magazine Player of the Year award in 2012, Tom Marchese has been fairly quiet on the tournament trail; that was until last night when he took down the $100k Super-High-Roller tournament at the 2012 World Poker Tour Championship. The win added over $1.3 millionRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 16, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

24 players took their seats at the Casino Gran Madrid on Friday with eight spots at the Season 8 EPT Madrid Main Event televised final table up for grabs. The story of the day, and perhaps of the tournament, has to be the final elimination, which sent theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 01, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

With a stacked final table that included four of the top young players in poker it was easy to overlook the chip-leader entering the final day of the WPT LA Poker Classic, Sean Jazayeri, but by the end of the day the man who went to the WPTRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 11, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

You could just feel that the something special was going to happen throughout the entire World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Poker Classic main event, as the big names kept surviving, and the story-lines began to develop. Now with just six players remaining for the coveted title,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 31, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

It should be a rather short day of action at the 2011 WPT Foxwoods World Poker Finals on Monday as the final eight players remaining in the tournament will play-down to the “official” final table of six players before calling it a night… er… day since it’s unlikelyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 19, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event played down to 22 players on Day 7 –five more eliminations than was expected—and hopes for an Erick Lindgren, “Doc” Sands, JP Kelly, Tony Hachem, David Bach, Andrew Brokos, Sebastian Ruthenberg, John Esposito, and Steve Brecher final table were dashedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 16, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

One week ago we were in the midst of the third of four starting Days for the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event which attracted a total of 6,865 total entries, and now that number has been trimmed down to just 378 players heading into Day 5Read Full Article