Posted by Carolyn on Nov 08, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Players, US Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Chris Ferguson is going to be crowned 2017 World Series of Poker Player of the Year (POY). This news was announced by the World Series of Poker (WSOP)earlier this week via Twitter after the elimination of John Racener who was in second place in the race for WSOPRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 17, 2017 Posted in Live Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Players, Poker Promotions, Tournament News | No Comments »

King’s Casino in Rozvodov, Czech Republic has the reputation for having the biggest poker room in Europe and is known for hosting some of the top poker tournaments in Europe. King’s Casino will play host to the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) which will take placeRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Aug 16, 2017 Posted in Interviews, Poker Gossip, Poker Player News, Poker Players, TV Poker, US Poker News | No Comments »

Phil Hellmuth knows how to drum up publicity and create a buzz. The legendary poker pro has been doing it successfully for the last 25 years and this time around he has good reason to be in the limelight as he is promoting his autobiography ‘The Poker Brat’.Read Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jul 23, 2017 Posted in Poker Player News, Poker Players, US Poker News | No Comments »

Every year the Poker Hall of Fame (PHoF) inducts just two members who have been selected by an elite panel from a great pool of nominees. This year, the late David ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott & Phil Ivey have been nominated in the 2017 PHoF. Some of the other nomineesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 27, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, TV Poker | No Comments »

When the field of 64 players was announced for the 2013 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship last week there were a few “controversial” selections, players that maybe were prematurely invited and players whose better days are now in the rearview mirror. Well, as it turns out it wasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 24, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, TV Poker | No Comments »

On Wednesday night the participants in the 2013 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship assembled at Caesar’s Palace for the “Draw Party”, where the 64 players found out who their first-round opponents will be, and what their path to the Final Four will look like. The tournament uses anRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 15, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

The PCA is winding down, the Aussie Millions reservations are being made, and in between it all there is a ton of other tournaments running right now! In addition to the events that are taking place around the globe I’ll also update you on the Estrellas Poker Tour,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 09, 2013 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The PokerStars PCA is in full swing, with the $100k Super-High-Roller in the books, the PCA Main Event entering into Day 2, and a number of interesting moments and victories in the preliminary tournaments, which I will detail below. Open-Faced Chinese Tournament The first Open-Faced Chinese was heldRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 06, 2013 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 06, 2013 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Last year I penned a column titled “The Death of the Six-Figure Buy-In Tournament”, declaring the super-high-roller events that have procreated across the poker world over the past three or four years as being unsustainable given the current poker economy. Well, it appears my post-mortem dissection of theRead Full Article