Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 01, 2012 Posted in Poker Industry News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

When the Poker Maximus III tournament series got underway Thursday there were several notable absences of Merge Gaming Network skins, Black Chip Poker, Hero Poker, and RPM Poker. The three rooms had decided to withdraw from the network-wide tournament series at the last minute, a move that cameRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 08, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) is still pushing ahead despite whispers throughout the poker community that the undertaking has bitten off more than it can chew, but if the signings the ISPT has made are any indication, the tournament that is seeking to attract tens-of-thousands of playersRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 24, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

Last year it was Ben Lamb; two years ago it was Jeffrey Lisandro; before that it was Daniel Negreanu, Allen Cunningham, and even Tom Franklin. So the question for the 2012 WSOP is who will be the big star of the 2012 World Series of Poker? In thisRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 08, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Team PokerStars Pro Viktor “Isildur1” Blom seems to have recharged his batteries after a long layoff from both the online and live poker tables. Blom. Who was basically MIA from PokerStars and the live tournament scene from the summer until December managed to tally over $1 million atRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 25, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

According to the numbers that were thrown around on Andrew Robl’s Twitter last night, the big cash-games have once again sprung-up around the APT Macau tournament, and they could be even bigger than ever this year. According to a post on his Twitter account, the young poker star,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 10, 2011 Posted in Op-Ed, WSOP News | No Comments »

* Heads-Up Poker is extremely boring to watch This is a very important consideration for producers working on next year’s live feed, since poker in general is boring to begin with! During Sunday’s action it started off a bit slow, but well paced, and as players were eliminatedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 12, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

One look at Sam Trickett’s tournament results over the past two years and it would be hard to argue that Trickett isn’t amongst the top tournament players in the world, and the young UK star is about to add to his growing list of accomplishments as he hasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 08, 2011 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

This past weekend the British Poker Awards were handed out at the Poker in the park festival and even though many of the players were busy plying their trade at major tournaments around the globe, the award winners were cheered, and a handful were on hand to pickRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 05, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News, UK Poker News | No Comments »

Earlier this week we detailed the nominees for the 2011 British Poker Awards, and now it’s time to put on our prognostication hats and make our selections in the thirteen separate categories that make up the 2011 BPA’s. For a complete list of the nominees, or for moreRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 01, 2011 Posted in UK Poker News | No Comments »

It’s that time of year again, when the UK’s top poker player are honored at the British Poker Awards –as well as one International poker player—and for the second annual British Poker Awards fans will be allowed to vote in 12 separate categories, while the Player of theRead Full Article