Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 08, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

It’s been a good year for the man known as “Flushy”. James Dempsey may not be the most well-known when it comes to the influx of top tournament players from the UK, but he is quickly racking up a number of career accomplishments that would make any tournamentRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 07, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The Player of the Year race (now, like boxing, consisting of three separate titles) is heating up as the first three months of the tournament year is now behind us. With the poker world gearing up for some of the biggest events of the year, including the EPTRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 25, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, TV Poker | No Comments »

There is a new player in the televised poker industry, the iSeriesLIVE, but unlike its predecessors and the current incarnations of televised poker shows, iSeries is putting a whole new spin on the staid programming that poker fans have grown accustomed to. The iSeries will be an invitation-onlyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 26, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

It was a very busy week on the tournament trail –and the coming weeks look just as jam-packed. So without any further delay here is a look at some of the highlights from around the world of tournament poker that you may have overlooked. PokerStars LAPT Grand FinalRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 14, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

There were plenty of big names sitting at the final table of the 2012 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Main Event, but by the end of the day it was stockbroker John Dibella who would hoist the trophy and walk away with the $2 million first-place prize-money. Dibella’s runRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 13, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The 2012 PokerStars PCA Main Event is down to the final day of play, as just eight of the original 1,071 players are still in the hunt for the title. While the fin al table didn’t produce any big-names, there are two young players who have the chanceRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 17, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Joe Tehan will be taking a massive chip-lead into Saturday’s Day 4 action at the Epic Poker League Main Event thanks to an incredibly fortuitous hand that eliminated Vanessa Rousso and Faraz Jaka on the bubble. Before I explain precisely what happened in the hand I think it’sRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 16, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Day 2 of the third Epic Poker League Main Event began with Erik Seidel as the chip-leader, headlining the field of 61 of the world’s best poker players. However, Seidel was eliminated in 32nd place on Day 2, ending his chance to make his third straight Epic pokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 10, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Tournament News | No Comments »

After months of speculation and planning the Epic Poker League was set to begin its life on Tuesday with its first $20k buy-in Main Event, and the only remaining question to be answered was; how many people would show up? In the end, a solid turnout of 137Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 24, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

Earlier this month the opening tournament at the World Series of Poker Circuit Series in Hammond, Indiana set the record for the most entrants in a WSOP Circuit Series tournament drawing an impressive 1,611 players for the $350 tournament. Yesterday it was the $,500 Main Event that brokeRead Full Article