Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 14, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | 1 Comment »

It’s no secret that I feel the poker food chain has grown unbalanced in recent years (Evidence 1 and Evidence 2), and it’s safe to say that the online poker world is finally catching on to this problem and making the necessary changes. The latest poker site thatRead 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 Nov 26, 2012 Posted in Interviews, Poker Player News | No Comments »

We recently sat down with author and poker player Zachary Elwood to discuss his recently released book, Reading Poker Tells. Elwood is the owner of the website www.readingpokertells.com, a comprehensive website focusing on Elwood’s passion for the behavioral side of poker. You can read our review of Elwood’s bookRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 21, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Poker Player News | No Comments »

Cardplayer Magazine, the Global Poker Index, and Bluff Magazine all have their fancy algorithms and formulas for determining the tournament poker Player of the Year, but here at PokerNewsboy.com we prefer the eyeball test, picking the player who has pushed the storylines throughout 2012 and performed the bestRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 07, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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The WSOP is over; the Presidential race is over; so let’s move on to the important stuff! This week Full Tilt Poker relaunched, and the relaunch was a huge success with players flocking to the tables, but you’ve probably heard all about that already, so in this articleRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 15, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

According to PokerFuse.com (one of the most reputable sources in the online poker industry) Amaya Gaming is working on a deal to purchase the OnGame Poker Network from bwin.party. The deal could be announced as soon as next month according to PokerFuse’s source (who elected to stay anonymous)Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 26, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Room News | No Comments »

The iPoker Network, the second largest online poker room(s) in online poker, is about to get even larger if the current rumors about them absorbing a fairly large independent online poker room, Everest Poker, are true. The move has not been made official at this point, and noRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 18, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Op-Ed | 2 Comments »

As Nevada draws nearer to being the first locale in the United States with legalized online poker, and other states move forward with their own online poker legislation, it’s important to not overlook the recent “problems” the world of online poker has gone through in order to insureRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 17, 2012 Posted in EPT News, WPT News | No Comments »

We’re now in the middle of August and with the 2012 World Series of Poker now firmly behind us the other tours are getting rolling, and this week and the next we have two of the biggest tournaments of the year virtually going to head-to-head in the PokerStarsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 13, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

After Party Poker Pro Marvin “Mad Marvin” Rettenmaier captured the first stop on Season XI of the World Poker Tour (WPT) at the WPT Merit Cyprus Classic, and in doing so became the first back-to-back champion in the history of the tour, the WPT moved on to theRead Full Article