Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 08, 2013 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Deauville Main Event is heading into Day 5, with just 23 players remaining in the hunt for the prestigious title and the €770,000 that will be awarded to the winner. The remaining players are relative unknowns, but for those of you starvingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 06, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

There was plenty of tournament action to report on this past week, with tournaments taking place all over the world in the aftermath of the PokerStars PCA and the Aussie Millions. In the US the WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open wrapped-up and players moved on to the WSOPCRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 03, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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After a 15 hour marathon on Saturday the final three players vying for the 2013 Aussie Millions title returned to the Crown Casino on Sunday and it was Malaysian Mervin Chan who came out on top, taking down the title and the $1.6 million first-place prize-money. Chan bestedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 22, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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The opening event of the 2013 Aussie Millions was wildly successful with a mammoth field of 1,338 players registering for the $1,000 No Limit Holdem tournament. Of the 1,338 registrations only 701 were unique players, as nearly half the registrations came via the repercharge format (the Australian wordRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 12, 2013 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Just 21 players remain in the PokerStars PCA Main Event, each seeking a spot at the final table of the prestigious tournament. Among the players still in contention at the historic Main Event, marking the 10th Anniversary of the PCA, are a handful of well-known poker talents including RobertRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 27, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

Last year I made some very bold predictions, and all-in-all I have to say I did pretty well. However, we are all poker players here, and we all know this could easily just be a case of the Jason Mercier “run-good”, so I’m back for 2013 with aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 20, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

At the tail-end of the year PokerStars has been making a number of strategic moves into the Brick & Mortar casino industry. Since November there have been four deals announced, deals with the Hippodrome in London, the Circus Groupe in Belgium, the Grand Waldo in Macau, and mostRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 21, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Poker Player News | No Comments »

Cardplayer Magazine, the Global Poker Index, and Bluff Magazine all have their fancy algorithms and formulas for determining the tournament poker Player of the Year, but here at PokerNewsboy.com we prefer the eyeball test, picking the player who has pushed the storylines throughout 2012 and performed the bestRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 14, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

Keven Stammen’s massive EPT San Remo The headlines around the poker world last week let us all know that Keven Stammen was the runner-up at the recently concluded EPT San Remo High-Roller tournament, but overlooked in his impressive run that ended at the hands of Benny Spindler wasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 26, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The final table of the European Poker Tour (EPT) Barcelona Main Event was a star-studded affair with representatives from the old school of poker and the new online poker generation in the form of John Juanda and Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies, but the two men would have vastly differentRead Full Article