Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 31, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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Thursday was a big day at the 2013 Aussie Million, as two of the biggest tournaments of the series were both in action: Day 3 of the Aussie Millions Main Event, and the $250k Challenge, the highest buy-in poker tournament in the world this side of the BigRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 27, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

Last year I made some very bold predictions, and all-in-all I have to say I did pretty well. However, we are all poker players here, and we all know this could easily just be a case of the Jason Mercier “run-good”, so I’m back for 2013 with aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 27, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

Last year I made some very bold predictions, and all-in-all I have to say I did pretty well. However, we are all poker players here, and we all know this could easily just be a case of the Jason Mercier “run-good”, so with that in mind, I’m backRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 11, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

The poker tournament schedule is winding down for the year, and attendance seems to be up as players fight for Player of the year awards and to end the year on a good note. From Vancouver, to Florida, to Macau, there is plenty of action, and huge prizesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 04, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

If the upcoming World Series of Poker Main Event “October Nine” final table is lacking in starpower then the World Series of Poker Europe Main event final table that will play out tomorrow is more than making up for it. Consider this as a final table for oneRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 17, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

After just 64 players turned out for Day 1a of the World Poker Tour stop on the Island of Malta, Day 1b saw a much larger field take to the poker tables, including some reentries from Day 1a players who were eliminated. In all 105 players registered onRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 12, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

It’s becoming abundantly clear that outside of a few specific events around the world Main Event tournaments simply cannot last with buy-ins of over $5,000. Case in point is the €7,500 buy-in WPT Grand Prix de Paris. Last year 312 players took part in the €7,500 buy-in WPTRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 05, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

It was a fairly routine day at the 2012 World Series of Poker, and had it not been for the postponement of the heads-up final between Joseph Cheong and Aubin Cazals it might have been even slower as that was the only bracelet handed out on Monday. However,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 24, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

Last year it was Ben Lamb; two years ago it was Jeffrey Lisandro; before that it was Daniel Negreanu, Allen Cunningham, and even Tom Franklin. So the question for the 2012 WSOP is who will be the big star of the 2012 World Series of Poker? In thisRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 14, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The 2012 running of the PokerStars SCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker) tournament series has been wild so far, with a number of online poker players dominating the early tournaments, including the impressive run by Viktor “Isildur1” Blom, where the Team PokerStars Pro won back-to-back SCOOP tournaments, capturingRead Full Article