Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 24, 2011 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

The full roster for the upcoming NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship was released today, and now that the entire 64 player field is known I thought I would take a look at some of the favorites amongst the field. First, here is a look at the complete 64Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 06, 2010 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

In one of the biggest upsets of the first day of the National Heads-Up Poker Championship, 2003 World Series of Poker Champion, Chris Moneymaker, was able to dispatch Patrik Antonius in about 30 minutes. Antonius, who frequently plays heads-up cash games online, was a huge betting favorite inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 23, 2010 Posted in Live Poker News | No Comments »

For the second straight week a player on High Stakes Poker has been felted, losing their initial $200,000 buy-in. In week one it was the poker pro everyone loves to hate, Phil Hellmuth who went busto: Week two of the popular television show saw Andreas Hoivold take anRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Feb 17, 2010 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

PokerNews.com is reporting 9 confirmed players for the 2010 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship. The highly popular tournament pits 64 of the top poker talents and personalities in poker in a series of heads-up elimination matches. NBC has confirmed 6 players: Included in the field are NHUPC mainstaysRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Nov 10, 2009 Posted in Live Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Player News, Tournament News, World Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

The statement appears odd, but the 21 year-old Cada held off his lesser experienced opponent, the 47 year-old Moon, to become the World Series of Poker’s youngest champion of all-time –eclipsing the mark set a year ago by 2008 champion Peter Eastgate. Cada entered the heads-up duel withRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Nov 09, 2009 Posted in Live Poker News, World Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Why do I think the heads-up battle will be short and sweet? Well I have several good reasons for my speculation: And they all sort of tie in to one another. * Joe Cada has Darvin Moon out-chipped over 2-to-1 This was quite evident towards the end ofRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Nov 08, 2009 Posted in World Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Perhaps the Hour+ delay to start the final table was a harbinger of things to come: After 16 hours of play the competitors are still one elimination away from concluding play for the day. Chip-Leader Darvin Moon seems to be feeling the effects of the marathon session moreRead Full Article