Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 06, 2013 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 14, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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In this series I’ll recap what were, in my opinion, the biggest poker stories and moments of the year, including overarching themes, singular moments/achievements, and of course the moments we wished never happened. In the first installment I discussed the moments poker players would like to forget, butRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 31, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

During the first break of the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event final table on Monday night Kara Scott teased a major announcement –which had me thinking that either they were going to announce that the Big One for One Drop tournament would return at the 2013Read Full Article

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 Jul 06, 2012 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »

When the World Series of Poker is in town, the hundreds of millions dollars up for grabs in the weeks-long tournament series isn’t the only money changing hands. With so many top level poker players and tourists in town the Rio, and other bigger casinos on the LasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 04, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

The Big One for One Drop tournament was a booming success at the 2012 World Series of Poker, stealing the show at the biggest tournament series in the game over the past week. The three-day event was capped-off with a fantastic final table that featured poker superstars PhilRead Full Article

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

After two full days of action the Big One for One Drop, $1,000,000 buy-in, final table is set, and it’s two well-know poker pros leading the way: Sam Trickett and Antonio Esfandiari. The two chip-leaders currently control nearly half of the chips in play, with the top 3Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 29, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, WSOP News | No Comments »

With a $1,000,000 buy-in, pretty much everyone in the poker world understands just how big a deal the Big One for One Drop tournament at the 2012 World Series of poker will be. But what we may be overlooking is how this tournament will be covered by theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 10, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Ever since the Big One for OneDrop, $1,000,000 buy-in tournament was announced at last year’s World Series of Poker one peculiar rule has been greatly discussed in the poker community: The 48 player cap imposed on the event. Now, with a $1 million buy-in you may suspect thatRead Full Article

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

Earlier this year the World Series of Poker announced that the Big One for OneDrop million-dollar buy-in tournament had reached the 22 player threshold that was set to make the event a certified WSOP bracelet tournament. Now it appears the Big One for OneDrop is gaining even moreRead Full Article