Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 11, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

There have been some major poker stories taking up most of the front page headlines –like the WPT, PokerStars potentially getting back into the US market, and robberies and deaths– but there have also been a lot of smaller scale stories which I’ll touch on in this column. A coupleRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 15, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

Gus Hansen’s lonely days as the only sponsored player on the Full Tilt Poker roster are now over as Full Tilt Poker announced the “Great Dane” will be joined by two of online poker’s legends: Viktor “Isildur1” Blom and Tom “durrrr” Dwan. The signings come on the heelsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 09, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With less than a month to go before the scheduled relaunch of Full Tilt Poker, the new owners of the site, longtime FTP rival PokerStars, has ramped-up their marketing efforts in an effort to get people excited about the return of the online poker giant after over aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 07, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Op-Ed | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

I’m probably getting a little bit ahead of myself here, but with PokerStars looking to have Full Tilt Poker back online within 90 days there are a few questions that players are going to want to have answered concerning the relaunch. In this article I’ll take a lookRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 03, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

As thrilling as the 96-player, $25,300 buy-in, Mega-Satellite to the Big One for One Drop tournament that was held at the Rio was, the real story coming out of the event was the obvious chip-dump during heads-up play between Gus Hansen and Shaun Deeb (there would also beRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 02, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, WSOP News | No Comments »

The 2012 World Series of Poker has had a number of highlights; from Phil Hellmuth’s 12th bracelet, to Phil Ivey’s five final tables, to women winning two WSOP bracelets, to Andy Bloch’s first WSOP bracelet, to Mike Mizrachi’s second Poker Players Championship win in the past three years.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 01, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

On Saturday both the Rio and the Aria were hosting mega-satellites into the Big One for One Drop $1,000,000 buy-in tournament taking place on Sunday. The Aria satellite awarded one seat to the event; while the Rio saw 96 players enter their $25,300 satellite, giving first and secondRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 16, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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2013 Aussie Millions schedule of 26 events released The 2013 Aussie Millions schedule has been released, and this time around the tournament series will host 26 events over the course of a three-week period in late January and into early February. Poker players will find a good mixRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 12, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

With Andy Bloch scratching his name off of the “Best player to never win a bracelet” list at the 2012 WSOP, and with several big names like Gus Hansen, Gavin Smith, ElkY and Phil Laak also crossing their names off last year, I figured it was time toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 29, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Phil Ivey is back! Since last April the world’s best poker player in many people’s minds has been MIA in the poker world, but after being spotted at the APT Macau tournament he showed up for the 2012 Aussie Millions , and it’s safe to say that heRead Full Article