Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 07, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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There are few tournaments left in the poker world that offers a $1 million first-place prize, but thanks to some creative structural ideas, the Season XI running of the World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamonds World Poker Classic will be one of the few events that willRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 23, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Howard Lederer’s interview with PokerNews.com took up most of the headline space in the poker world this past week, and what little was left was filled by WPT tournaments and the WSOP Europe, pushing a number of interesting stories off the front pages. So, here is a lookRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 02, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »
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With super-deep-stacks, top-tier poker players and amateurs, and an $18 million first-place prize we were all expecting big things from the $1,000,000 buy-in Big One for One Drop tournament that kicked off at 1:11 PM on Sunday, but few could have predicted just how exciting, mesmerizing, and wildRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 30, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »
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The Big One for One Drop website has released the official entry list for the historic $1,000,000 buy-in poker tournament scheduled to kick-off at 1:11 PM tomorrow at the Rio. Most of the names were already known, but there were some last minute entries, as well as theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 12, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

Our weekly look at the top headlines from the weekend, and this week there was plenty of stories going on in the world of poker. This weekend saw everything from a new blog by Phil Galfond, to an artist’s rendition of the Steve Wynn proposed casino in Foxborough,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 30, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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A lot of stories can fall through the cracks over the course of a week, and this past week was no exception. With eyes focused on Phil Ivey and the Aussie Millions, Super-High-Roller tournaments, and the European Poker Awards there were plenty of smaller stories that you haveRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 23, 2012 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News | 1 Comment »
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One of the most respected and talented poker players has just spoken out on his blog regarding the current state of online poker, and the changes he feels are long overdue and necessary. As Galfond expected the Twitterverse and poker blogosphere has blown-up in response, with people fallingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 13, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Site News | No Comments »
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Since its inception, the BlueFire Poker training site has rarely been mentioned without the name of Phil Galfond being attached, and considering Galfond has been known to charge upwards of four-figures for an hour of coaching you can see why the site would want to focus on theirRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 26, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »
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It’s safe to say that Phil Galfond made the right decision by moving to Canada in order to continue his online poker career, and if he continues on the torrid pace he has been on during August he may just have enough money set aside to buy aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 19, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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The list of online poker players from the United States making the move to friendlier locales has notched yet another well-known pro on Thursday, as Justin Bonomo announced his intentions to leave the US for Malta in the coming weeks. Bonomo’s announcement came via his Facebook page whereRead Full Article