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

The World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event was once of the highlights of the WPT schedule, but over the years the tournament has lost its luster, and with shrinking attendance numbers the tournament has reduced its buy-in from $10,000, to $5,000, and last year down toRead 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 Mar 06, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Player News | No Comments »

The fallout from Black Friday has been very wide-reaching, and it appears the latest poker player who has been caught up in the Black Friday undertow is Team Full Tilt Poker pro Erick Lindgren. Lindgren’s troubles began when Groupe Bernard Tapie called out the poker superstar (along withRead Full Article

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

With late registration open until the start of Day 2 on Saturday the World Poker Tour LA Poker Classic saw the total number of entrants jump from the 523 players who registered on Friday to 549 by the time the tournament recommenced on Saturday. At the end ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 25, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

One of the most popular poker tournaments in the world got started on Friday as 523 players registered for the World Poker Tour Season X LA Poker Classic. Among the entrants were some of the biggest names in the poker world, including Phil Ivey, making the WPT LARead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 08, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | 1 Comment »
fulltiltpoker sold

It appears that Subject: Poker isn’t the only online poker site that has been receiving some inside information on the Full Tilt Poker sale to Groupe Bernard Tapie, as the website WickedChops Poker is reporting that a source close to the company claims that the re-launch of FullRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 03, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
fulltiltpoker sold

It appears all of last week’s talk about Chris Ferguson single-handedly holding up the sale of Full Tilt Poker to Groupe Bernard Tapie (a deal being brokered by the United States Department of Justice) was off the mark, as it came to light today that player loans fromRead 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 18, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The World Series of Poker Main Event has new chip-leader, and after the chip-leader started with 2009 $50k HORSE Champion to David Bach, it was then passed to online star Phil “USCPhildo” Collins, and then to 2011 WSOP POY frontrunner Ben Lamb, but it ended the night inRead 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