Posted by Carolyn on Jul 27, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Poker pros who want to play high stakes poker are always on the lookout for financial backers that are willing to help them with the buy-in. These financial backers stake a percentage of the buy-in in exchange for a percentage of the cash prize – provided the playerRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jul 11, 2017 Posted in Aussie Poker News, High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

The number of strange incidents that have taken place at poker tables around the world are too many to counted. Some of the more recent ones include poker pro Antonio Esfandiari urinating under a poker table as he would have been forced to lunge his way to theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 13, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Every day the poker world is inundated with more news, reports, and gossip, than any of us can read. At PokerNewsBoy.com we understand that there are only so many hours in the day, and only so much time you can set aside to follow all of the storiesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 15, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

One of the biggest tournaments of the year happens right when the calendar flips from December to January, when PokerStars rolls out their biggest live event of the year, the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, usually referred to by the acronym PCA. The PCA has become one of the mostRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 13, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

A total of 228 entrants (some using the reentry format on Day 1b to register twice) was trimmed down to 143 players after the two opening day flights of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Grand Prix de Paris Main Event. Day 2 saw the field reduced down toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 28, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Yesterday I told you to keep a lookout for another Hidden Headlines column this week, but even I couldn’t have predicted that the column would need to go up on Tuesday to keep up with everything going on in the poker world! Sam Trickett joins Mike Mizrachi asRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 11, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

I really never thought I’d say this, but perhaps the opponents of online poker legislation have a point when it comes to security –am I really agreeing with Sheldon Adelson on something??? My concern isn’t for the potential of underage and problem gamblers finding an easy outlet inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 07, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Player News | No Comments »

Two days ago we brought you the story of Douglas “WCGrider” Polk who was victimized by poker pro Brad Booth. Polk decided to do a money swap from his online account with Booth for cash (Booth is a former superstars high-stakes poker player who has fallen on hardRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 25, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

Every year a handful of poker superstars (usually from the online world) turn 21 and decide to partake in the biggest event in poker, the World Series of Poker. Some of these players manage to hit their stride right out of the gate, while others struggle to theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 11, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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With a week that started off with a ton of Word Series of Poker news, as well as the rumors (that were later confirmed) that Lock Poker was leaving the Merge Gaming Network and purchasing the Cake Poker Network, it seemed like we were going to run outRead Full Article