Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 15, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »
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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 Aug 27, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
ipoker

On September 1, 2012 the iPoker Network will begin a new chapter when they put in place a bold new policy that will segregate their poker rooms into two separate tiers. The upper tier, which will consist of about five or so iPoker sites, will have full accessRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 18, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Op-Ed | 2 Comments »
online poker

As Nevada draws nearer to being the first locale in the United States with legalized online poker, and other states move forward with their own online poker legislation, it’s important to not overlook the recent “problems” the world of online poker has gone through in order to insureRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 14, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip | No Comments »
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Every so often (sometimes more often like this week) there are stories in the poker world that are a little bit on the bizarre or unimportant side that are just so good they need to be reported. So here is another look at some of the off-the-beaten-path pokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 04, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »
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There was an interesting article in Cardplayer Magazine where high-stakes Limit Holdem pro “Kagome Kagome” said more than his money that has been locked-up on Full Tilt Poker since late June of 2011, “he really wanted the high-stakes action back”. While exploring the degeneracy of this statement, andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 18, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »
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Party Poker has made a stunning move this week, eliminating all high-stakes games from the site. Without warning the site simply eliminated all stakes above $5/$10 No Limit and $30/$60 Limit games. While the move is sure to draw the ire of the sites high-stakes/high-volume players, in theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 14, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »
2012-wsop-tournament

There were some crazy and interesting stories coming out of the Rio on Friday, including a release of pepper spray, a celebrity cash, and the rumors of a One Drop-esque tournament on the horizon. Richard Yong hints at massive tournament at WSOP APAC In an interview with PokerNews.com,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 07, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »
2012-wsop-tournament

The culmination of 60 preliminary events, countless satellites and daily tournament, and high-stakes cash-game action is here as the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event kicks-off today. While the One Drop, Phil Hellmuth, and wild stories on Twitter have provided us weeks of entertainment and historic moments,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 06, 2012 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
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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 May 25, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

With the World Series of Poker just days away this could very well be the last Friday Wrap for a while (I’ll try to sneak them in where and when I can). Fortunately it’s a good one, considering there were quite a few odds and ends news storiesRead Full Article