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 Nov 20, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

The final surge for the 2012 Player of the Year races is underway as the 2012 poker tournament schedule starts to wind down, and over the past week or so there have been a number of tournaments taking place all over the globe. In addition to the WPTRead Full Article

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

The controversial Partouche Poker Tour Main Event isn’t the only tournament series taking place, even if it is dominating the headlines for all the wrong reasons. So here is a look at some of the other tournament action going on around the world. Final table of the UKIPTRead 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 06, 2012 Posted in Poker Industry News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With a €1,000,000 first-place prize and some of the biggest names in poker in attendance it was supposed to be a magical week in Cannes, France with the Partouche Poker Tour making headlines around the poker world. The tournament is definitely making headlines, but for all the wrongRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 29, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

When Massamilio Martinez appeared on Season 2 of the PokerStars Big Game it was pretty evident from the outset that the Italian poker player was anything but a “Loose Cannon” (the PokerStars Big Game terminology for an amateur qualifier). But even after running over the table and winningRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 19, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

Emanuel “Will the Thrill” Failla has been on quite the heater in recent weeks, first capturing the WPT Legends of Poker Main Event title, followed by a very deep run in the 2011 Partouche Poker Tour Main Event where he finished in 14th place. Now Failla finds himselfRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 17, 2011 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

When Day 4 of the Partouche Poker Tour Main Event came to a close there were just two tables of poker players left bagging up their chips, but amidst those 18 players are some very high-profile names including one of the UK’s best in Sam Trickett (just overRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 13, 2011 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

Despite a €1.3 million first-place prize, as well as being won by Team PokerStars Pro Vanessa Selbst, the big story during the 2010 Partouche Poker Tour Main Event was the cheating scandal that was uncovered involving Ali Tekintamgac (who disputes these claims) that saw the former WPT championRead Full Article