Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 31, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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Thursday was a big day at the 2013 Aussie Million, as two of the biggest tournaments of the series were both in action: Day 3 of the Aussie Millions Main Event, and the $250k Challenge, the highest buy-in poker tournament in the world this side of the BigRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 29, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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After three Day 1 flights the 2013 Aussie Millions is heading into Day 2. A total of 622 players registered for the tournament over the three starting flights, and 319 of those players will be back in action at the Crown Casino for Day 2 of the event,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 25, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, World Poker News | No Comments »

This week in Paris, France, the 12th annual European Poker Awards were handed out at the Aviation Club, in a ceremony that featured some of the biggest names in poker. Among the big winners on the night were Marvin Rettenmaier (The Player of the Year winner) and GusRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 31, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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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 11, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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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 29, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

November 2, 2012. That’s the date that Full Tilt Poker will have their “Play-Money” relaunch as the site nears its official relaunch date of November 6th, 2012, when players in many parts of the world will not only have access to their Full Tilt Poker accounts for theRead 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 Sep 01, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Six-figure Super-High-Roller poker tournaments have been hit-or-miss events over the years, but perhaps the issue wasn’t that the buy-ins were too high, but rather that they were too small! With the overwhelming success of the $1,000,000 Big One for One Drop tournament, the WinStar Casino in Macau decidedRead 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