Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 19, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, TV Poker | 1 Comment »
NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship

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 12, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News, US Poker News | 3 Comments »
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The fight to legalize online poker in the United States has reached a tipping point, with states pushing forward with online poker bills while the federal government remains in gridlock. Every week the Poker Players Alliance Vice President of Player Relations Rich Muny will give us the latestRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 06, 2013 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »
ONEDROP

There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 02, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »
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There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 01, 2013 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »
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There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 01, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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Full Tilt Poker made its long-awaited return to the online poker world in early November, and by December the site was already hosting its popular online tournament series, the Full Tilt Online Poker Series, or FTOPS for short. The series, the 21st running of the quarterly event, wasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 31, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

As we get ready to ring in the New Year (which means two of the biggest poker tournaments of the year are about to take place: The PCA and the Aussie Millions) there are a few loose ends that need to be tied, and a few stories toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 30, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Op-Ed | No Comments »
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There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 30, 2012 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Op-Ed | No Comments »
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There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 20, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, Op-Ed | No Comments »
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On Tuesday a settlement was reached between Howard Lederer and the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) stemming from the amended civil charges Lederer faced for his role as an owner and executive at Full Tilt Poker. The amended civil complaints against Lederer, Rafe Furst and Chris FergusonRead Full Article