Posted by Carolyn on Sep 06, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Players, Poker Promotions | No Comments »

Partypoker announced last year that it was going to focus on rebuilding its brand and expanding its presence in the global online poker market. Partypoker was once one of the leading online poker companies in the world but after Black Friday lost a lot of its market shareRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 24, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, TV Poker | No Comments »

On Wednesday night the participants in the 2013 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship assembled at Caesar’s Palace for the “Draw Party”, where the 64 players found out who their first-round opponents will be, and what their path to the Final Four will look like. The tournament uses anRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 16, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, TV Poker | No Comments »

NBC has been playing their cards close to their vest when it comes to the roster for the 2013 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship, which is set to take place in less than 10 days. Normally the roster would already be in, and be scrutinized and debated adRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 04, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Tournament News | No Comments »

There have been two debates raging on social media and across the poker world of late, as players debate whether tournament structures are too fast or too slow, and more recently the prevalence of reentry events, and whether or not they are hurting the game. Overall it seemsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 03, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

After two full days of action the Big One for One Drop, $1,000,000 buy-in, final table is set, and it’s two well-know poker pros leading the way: Sam Trickett and Antonio Esfandiari. The two chip-leaders currently control nearly half of the chips in play, with the top 3Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 06, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The 2012 WSOP is now almost officially in full swing (although I won’t consider it in FULL swing until we have our first double bracelet winner of 2012) with 10 winners and a number of interesting stories having come out of the series. Wednesday will see two braceletsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 30, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

The first new event on the 2012 World Series of Poker schedule was a hit before the first card was even dealt. The $3,000 Heads-up NLHE/PLO tournament reached its cap of 512 players, selling out well before the start of the tournament. The tournament itself is one ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 02, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

Last season it was WPT commentator Mike Sexton who made a World Poker Tour final table, forcing “Raw Deal” host Tony Dunst into the commentator’s booth with Vince Van Patten, and now at the WPT Bestbet Jacksonville Open its Dunst looking to one-up Sexton (who finished in 6thRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 29, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

After two Day 1 starting flights the World Poker Tour stop in Jacksonville attracted a total of 320 entries, which includes 63 re-entries by players who busted on Day 1a and put-up another $5,000 to play on Day 1b of the event. The Bestbet Jacksonville Open as theRead 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