Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 24, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, TV Poker | No Comments »

On Wednesday night the participants in the 2013 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship assembled at Caesar’s Palace for the “Draw Party”, where the 64 players found out who their first-round opponents will be, and what their path to the Final Four will look like. The tournament uses anRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 19, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, TV Poker | 1 Comment »

The NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship will be making its return on January 24th, 2013, ending the one-year hiatus the popular “made-for-TV” poker tournament took after Black Friday left networks scrambling to determine if airing poker shows was 1) going to be worthwhile, and 2) going to getRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 29, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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It’s been an interesting week in the poker world as the leadup to the WSOP Main Event final table dominated most of the headlines, but there were plenty of other stories going on across the poker world. Here is a look at some of the stories you mayRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 19, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

Over the past few days PokerStars has been running an interesting contest for its players, asking them to guess the identity of the newest member of PokerStars Team Online. PokerStars players were given several clues by various Team PokerStars Pros, and on Thursday the site announced that wellRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 20, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, WPT News | No Comments »

***RUMOR ALERT*** According to Twitter rumors (no official statement has been released at this point) former PokerRoad.com Radio Host, UB sponsored pro and spokesman, and man with 1,000,000 Twitter followers Joe Sebok has inked a deal with the World Poker Tour. The first hint of Sebok’s signing withRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 21, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

After a very lackluster turnout of just 103 players on Day 1 of the World Poker Tour $25k Championship at the Bellagio the field was bolstered by 32 additional players adding their name during the late registration phase of the tournament on Day 2. Late registration was openRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 24, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

38 players entered the €100,000 Super-High-Roller tournament at the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo, and as Day 2 begins a total of 45 entries were sold in the re-entry format. The seven players who decided a single €100,000 bullet was not enough were Gus Hansen, Jason Mercier,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 23, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The $100k buy-in tournaments have not gone the way of the dodo as many expected, despite drastic declines in attendance at both the 2012 PokerStars PCA and the 2012 Aussie millions in January. A recent $100k (actually nearly $120k buy-in) Super-High-Roller attracted 30 people in the Philippines, and theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 03, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

In less than 12 hours Viktor “Isildur1” Blom was able to best Isaac Haxton in the duo’s $1,000,000 Heads-Up No Limit Holdem Freezeout match at PokerStars. The two have been embroiled in the heads-up contest since Saturday, playing for four hours each day and not stopping until oneRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 02, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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When it comes to poker you never really know what you’re going to get over the weekend. Like sports or movies the weekends can be either really slow, or create some attention grabbing headlines. Fortunately this past weekend was more of the latter than the former as twoRead Full Article