Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 08, 2013 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »

The #1 online poker site in the United States, Lock Poker, has just announced that they will be hosting satellite tournaments for the upcoming International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) tournament that is scheduled to take place in London, England this May. Lock Poker is the only online pokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 09, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Tournament News | No Comments »

The story in the poker world the past week was the Partouche Poker Tour Main Event where event organizers claimed there was never a €5 million guarantee associated with the tournament, despite numerous mentions of it on their own website and across the internet. After a scathing speechRead Full Article

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

The International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) is still pushing ahead despite whispers throughout the poker community that the undertaking has bitten off more than it can chew, but if the signings the ISPT has made are any indication, the tournament that is seeking to attract tens-of-thousands of playersRead Full Article

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

If you were to ask the poker world earlier in 2012 which was more likely to happen, Groupe Bernard Tapie purchasing and bailing out Full Tilt Poker, or the Laurent Tapie led International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) ever holding an event, my guess is that most of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 06, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Tournament News | No Comments »

The groundwork for one of the most monumental undertakings in the history of poker has begun, but even with a number of announcements that point towards the International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) becoming a reality in May 2013, the poker world is far from sold on the idea,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 15, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

World Series of Poker aside there was A LOT of news coming out of the poker world this past week, with everything from the International Stadium Poker Tour (ISPT), the Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars deal, and even an auction for the assets of the Federated Sports +Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 18, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With their plans to purchase Full Tilt Poker having fallen by the wayside, Groupe Bernard Tapie has decided to push back its launch of the International Stadium Poker Tour (ISPT) until 2013. The tour, which features the innovative combination of both online and live play, was slated toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 17, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
fulltiltpoker sold

After the most recent round of rumors that a potential sale was in the works that would see Full Tilt poker taken over by Groupe Bernard Tapie, yet another month has gone by and there is still no official progress. However, unlike previous times, when “anonymous sources” statedRead Full Article

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

In what is being taken as a sign of an impending sale, Full Tilt Poker’s parent company Pocket Kings Ltd has posted 14 separate job openings on an Irish Internet Jobs Site. The job postings were made at the beginning of March, roughly one month ago, which lendsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 26, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | 2 Comments »
fulltiltpoker sold

A fourth poker news outlet has come forward to say the Full Tilt Poker sale to Groupe Bernard Tapie is virtually a “done deal”. Citing an anonymous source, the website PocketFives.com quoted their man as saying, “They are finalizing the deal with U.S. Department of Justice, but it’sRead Full Article