Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 14, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

It was big week for some very big names in the poker world, as two very well-known poker pros captured major tournament wins, with Matt Giannetti winning his second WPT title and Mike Mizrachi triumphing at the WSOPC South Africa tournament. At the same time a local playerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 11, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

So far in 2013 the poker world’s attention has been drawn to the Bahamas, Australia, and now to the World Poker Tour and European Poker Tour schedules, but there are a number of other events taking place around the world as well, including the World Series of PokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 06, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

There was plenty of tournament action to report on this past week, with tournaments taking place all over the world in the aftermath of the PokerStars PCA and the Aussie Millions. In the US the WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open wrapped-up and players moved on to the WSOPCRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 05, 2013 Posted in Poker Gossip, Tournament News | No Comments »

An edited-down video with some spliced-in Godfather movie screen-shots and theme music of the 2009 Partouche Poker Tour Main Event final table that has been making the rounds on French poker websites is now getting wider coverage. The video appears to show two of the participants Jean PaulRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 03, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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After a 15 hour marathon on Saturday the final three players vying for the 2013 Aussie Millions title returned to the Crown Casino on Sunday and it was Malaysian Mervin Chan who came out on top, taking down the title and the $1.6 million first-place prize-money. Chan bestedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 01, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | 2 Comments »

If anyone wants to know who I would vote for as the best tournament poker player in the world is, it’s Sam Trickett. Trickett doesn’t have an armful of WSOP bracelets or multiple WPT/EPT victories, what he does is simple; he wins! And Trickett tends to win theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 30, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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The 2013 Aussie Millions Main Event is down to just 69 players after two full days of play, and among the remaining players are some of the biggest names in all of poker and two members of Team IveyPoker.com, Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius. The two superstars andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 28, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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The Aussie Millions is one of the most prestigious tournament series in poker, and over the years the tournament series has also been an envelope-pusher as well, with the Aussie Millions being the genesis of the Super-High-Roller events that have permeated major tournament series around the globe. TheRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 23, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

The PCA is over, the Aussie Millions is now underway, and across the globe there are a number of tournaments taking place. In this column I’ll fill you in on the happenings at the WSOPC Choctaw Main Event and other events from Atlantic City to the UK. WithRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 22, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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The opening event of the 2013 Aussie Millions was wildly successful with a mammoth field of 1,338 players registering for the $1,000 No Limit Holdem tournament. Of the 1,338 registrations only 701 were unique players, as nearly half the registrations came via the repercharge format (the Australian wordRead Full Article