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

This is my first shot at a late-night version of the WSOP Notebook and there is plenty to talk about, including some very intriguing news coming out of the One Drop tournament, which is now less than two weeks away. I’ll also take a look at a WSOPRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 14, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The gossip and rumors were few and far between over the past couple of days, and the early controversies have seemed to have died down, so in this installment of the WSOP Notebook I’ll be looking at a couple of the bigger stories to keep an eye onRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 02, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »

On May 31, 2012 Lock Poker officially left the Merge Gaming Network and returned to where they got their start, the Cake Poker Network. However, the homecoming was not a sign of Lock Poker slinking back but rather the site came back as the conqueror, purchasing the entireRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 10, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Ever since the Big One for OneDrop, $1,000,000 buy-in tournament was announced at last year’s World Series of Poker one peculiar rule has been greatly discussed in the poker community: The 48 player cap imposed on the event. Now, with a $1 million buy-in you may suspect thatRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 10, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

After the first two starting days of the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event saw sluggish attendance totals –that’s putting it nicely—it was starting to look like the US government’s crackdown on online poker would have a significant impact on the 2011 WSOP… Until Day 1c rolledRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 11, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

Three big names in the poker world are sitting atop the leader-board heading into the final day of the $1,500 Pot Limit Holdem tournament at the 2011 World Series of Poker, Brian Rast, Allen “Chainsaw” Kessler, and Ali Eslami. Rast is one of the best cash game playersRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 09, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The UK won its third bracelet of the 2011 World Series of Poker on Wednesday as Sean Getzwiller outlasted two other players, American Jon “PearlJammer” Turner, and his fellow countryman Sadan Turker to win his first WSOP bracelet which came in the $1,000 buy-in No Limit Holdem tournament.Read Full Article