Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 21, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Roberto Romanello is one of the many young poker talents coming from the UK, and the young star will be eyeing his first World Series of Poker bracelet on Thursday, as he is one of the 10 finalists in the $3k No Limit Holdem Shootout tournament. Romanello alreadyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 06, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

After a long day at the Bay 101 poker tables 54 of the 142 players that registered on Day 1a of the WPT Championship event, the Bay 101 Shooting Stars, remained in the hunt for the title. The remaining players will now wait for Day 1b to commence,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 27, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The money bubble at the 2012 World Poker Tour (WPT) LA Poker Classic was popped at the end of the day last night when David Baker (the other one) eliminated Phil Ivey in 55th place, ending the poker legend’s run at the LAPC title, and guaranteeing the remainingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 19, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Despite a five-handed final table, it took nearly 15 hours of play on Sunday for the Epic Poker League to crown its third champion of Season 1, and in the end it came down to two poker pros searching for their first major tournament title of their career.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 18, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Fresh off a final table at the WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic, Internet phenom turned live tournament grinder Andrew “luckychewy” Lichtenberger is on the precipice of winning his first major tournament title as he takes the chip-lead into the final table of the Epic Poker League Main Event.Read 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 Dec 08, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The 10th anniversary of the World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Poker Classic may not have set any records (like the recent WPT Prague and concurrently running EPT Prague) but the field that turned out for the $10,000 buy-in Main Event is chock-full with some of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 06, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The final two preliminary tournaments began Tuesday at the 2011 World Series of Poker, and both tournaments saw solid attendance numbers. The penultimate preliminary tournament, a $1,500 No Limit Holdem tourney saw a field of 3,389 players take to the poker tables at the Rio, while the $5kRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 21, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

For Phil Hellmuth, the last of his 11 World Series of Poker bracelets won came all the way back in 2007, and for the second time at the 2011 WSOP the “Poker Brat” came up just short of bracelet #12 after finishing as the bridesmaid for the secondRead Full Article