Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 13, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »

The 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event is now upon us, and with only one preliminary tournament still to be decided (Wednesday’s WSOPC National Championship) I’ve decided to take a look at the entirety of the 2012 WSOP preliminary event schedule using the much appreciated poker forumRead Full Article

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

It’s been a good year for the man known as “Flushy”. James Dempsey may not be the most well-known when it comes to the influx of top tournament players from the UK, but he is quickly racking up a number of career accomplishments that would make any tournamentRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 17, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News | 2 Comments »
Sam Trickett

Move over Phil Ivey; step aside Tom “durrrr” Dwan; make room Phil “OMGClayAiken” Galfond; there is a new candidate for the title of the best poker player in the world, and it’s the UK’s talented young star Sam Trickett. While the reports are nearly impossible to verify, itRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 11, 2011 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

There are two things I follow pretty seriously, poker (of course) and politics. As an amateur political buff, I find it shocking that so many advocacy groups are coming out of the woodwork calling for online poker legislation. The reason this is such a head-scratcher to me isRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 26, 2011 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »
California online poker

There have been a lot of developments in the poker world since the US Department of Justice shutdown the online poker industry on April 15, 2011 (known as Black Friday in the poker world), and while many people have been adversely affected by the ongoing saga that isRead Full Article