Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 16, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | 2 Comments »

In the fall of 2003 the world (the world of young males in the United States anyway) had already caught poker fever; Chris Moneymaker, and his fated run to the World Series of Poker Main Event title was simply the tipping point; a culmination of events that leadRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 17, 2011 Posted in Live Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

When you think Las Vegas poker, one of the first things that pops into your head should be the glitzy neon lights of the “Downtown” Vegas landmark, Binion’s Horseshoe Casino, which is celebrating its 60th birthday this year. Binion’s was the brainchild of Las Vegas mogul, and oneRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 16, 2010 Posted in Poker Site News | No Comments »

Less than a week after signing professional boxer Audley Harrison Full Tilt Poker has brought another sports star on board, this time in the form of tennis star James Blake. Blake becomes the second major tennis player to sign a deal with an online poker room; retired tennisRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 19, 2010 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

James McManus rose to poker stardom after his improbable run to the 2000 World Series of Poker final table, where he eventually bowed out in 5th place, which he splendidly recounted in his best-selling book Positively Fifth Street published in 2003. McManus has continued to be a presenceRead Full Article