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 Sep 30, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »
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If you follow the Portuguese poker scene you’re likely familiar with the name Francisco Da Costa Santos, who usually goes by the name Francisco Costa or his online handle of YuranPT, as the 36 year-old is one of the best-known and accomplished players in the burgeoning Portuguese pokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 12, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »
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It seems that the Jamie Gold experiment performed by the Tropicana in Las Vegas, Nevada proved unsuccessful, as not long after renaming the poker room after the polarizing 2006 World Series of Poker Champion the Tropicana has released Gold from his contract and is now closing their pokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 10, 2012 Posted in Poker Industry News, Poker Player News | No Comments »
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On August 31st two very deserving women were inducted into the Women in Poker Hall of Fame (WIPHOF) as Kathy Raymond and JJ Liu joined a number of their peers as members of the WIPHOF. Liu is best known as a tournament player, who has been one ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 09, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | 1 Comment »
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By now you may have heard of the new online poker site Skillbet.com, where players compete against one another in game of “Duplicate Poker” where each player is given the same two hold cards and the person who plays them the most skillfully (wins the most money orRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 04, 2012 Posted in Interviews | No Comments »
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After reading and reviewing Jared Tendler’s the Mental Game of Poker I had a chance to talk to the author about his book and pepper him with a few of my own questions about the mental game. Here is my interview with Jared. Read my Review of JaredRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 11, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »
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This week Carbon Poker, one of the flagship poker rooms on the Merge Gaming Network, announced the launch of the Carbon Calculator, a poker odds calculator designed to help players understand and implement everything from hand matches to winning percentages of specific hands vs. and opponent’s range, asRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 05, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »
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After the success of Full Tilt Poker’s innovative poker game Rush Poker it was a little surprising that more online poker rooms didn’t “Rush” to copy the new poker format that was taking the game by storm. One possible motivation for the other online poker sites sitting onRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 01, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
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According to a report at egrmagazine.com (the subscription part of the site), Facebook is preparing to enter the online poker industry in the UK; well preparing to partner with existing online poker sites in the UK by offering to host up to eight online poker companies’ software onRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 30, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News | No Comments »
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It’s been a while since the Epic Poker League sent out a press release, which had me starting to worry about the fledgling poker tour, but with its third Main Event stop of Season 1 just around the corner the EPL released its latest presser on Wednesday, andRead Full Article