Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 10, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Site News | No Comments »

For months the poker community has been wondering what on earth is going on at IveyPoker.com? Why is the site amassing dozens of sponsored poker players? What precisely is the site going to offer? Well, this week we finally got a peek behind the curtain and have seenRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 07, 2013 Posted in Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With several major tournaments already in the books, the 2013 Poker Player of the Year race is already starting to take shape. Even though it’s still early we plan on updating our readers on each on the three major POY races: Cardplayer Magazine, Bluff Magazine, and the GlobalRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 03, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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After a 15 hour marathon on Saturday the final three players vying for the 2013 Aussie Millions title returned to the Crown Casino on Sunday and it was Malaysian Mervin Chan who came out on top, taking down the title and the $1.6 million first-place prize-money. Chan bestedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 29, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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After three Day 1 flights the 2013 Aussie Millions is heading into Day 2. A total of 622 players registered for the tournament over the three starting flights, and 319 of those players will be back in action at the Crown Casino for Day 2 of the event,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 15, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Site News | No Comments »

Phil Ivey doesn’t have to do very much to grab some poker headlines, basically just showing up is usually good enough to get a mention, but even still his eponymously named poker site, IveyPoker.com, has been doing a lot of PR work recently. IveyPoker just sent out aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 23, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

While the poker world still waits for IveyPoker.com to offer more than a landing page (many people are still asking, “What is it?”) the site, headlined by Phil Ivey, is still trudging forward and signing poker players, even if they don’t have a specific role with the siteRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 08, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) is still pushing ahead despite whispers throughout the poker community that the undertaking has bitten off more than it can chew, but if the signings the ISPT has made are any indication, the tournament that is seeking to attract tens-of-thousands of playersRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 14, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Other than the ongoing SCOOP tournament series at PokerStars it was a fairly quiet weekend on the poker front, but we did see a number of “interesting” stories take place, include some South Korean Buddhist Monks getting busted playing poker and drinking (I’ve now seen it all onRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 24, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

38 players entered the €100,000 Super-High-Roller tournament at the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo, and as Day 2 begins a total of 45 entries were sold in the re-entry format. The seven players who decided a single €100,000 bullet was not enough were Gus Hansen, Jason Mercier,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 23, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The $100k buy-in tournaments have not gone the way of the dodo as many expected, despite drastic declines in attendance at both the 2012 PokerStars PCA and the 2012 Aussie millions in January. A recent $100k (actually nearly $120k buy-in) Super-High-Roller attracted 30 people in the Philippines, and theRead Full Article