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 Oct 28, 2012 Posted in TV Poker, WSOP News | No Comments »

For the second consecutive year the World Series of Poker and ESPN will be bringing you all the action, every single hand, of the Main Event final table live. The final table will play out on Monday October 29, 2012 at 8 PM EST on ESPN2 or onlineRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 18, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

In a recent article, PokerNews.com writer Donnie Peters rhetorically asked the question: What happened to poker? Peter’s questioned if the game he fell in love with, like so many of us, was still fun to play or even entertaining to watch, saying: “What I’m getting at here isRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 12, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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There has been quite a bit of gossip going on in the poker world over the past few days, along with all of the usual stories, rumors, and news. The big gossip has to do with separate stories regarding two former Team Full Tilt Poker members (who seemRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 11, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Poker Gossip | 1 Comment »

After rumors, and later confirmations, that Howard Lederer was playing in a $400/$800 Mixed-Game at the Aria, and also in Bobby’s Room at the Bellagio, the poker world lit-up the usual social media outlets to express their opinions on whether or not Howard Lederer should show his faceRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 05, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | 1 Comment »

Heading into the 2012 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event Phil Hellmuth was feeling very good about the way he was playing poker. “The Poker Brat” had made several deep runs in WSOPE events leading up to the Main Event, and even Tweeted that he had aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 31, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

It was a fairy-tale week for amateur poker player Josh Hale. Heading into the final table of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Legends of Poker Main Event, the San Diego resident had to be feeling confident as he took a substantial chip-lead into the final day of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 15, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

One of the biggest names in the history of online poker has decided not to part ways with his sponsor. On Tuesday PokerStars announced that Viktor “Isildur1” Blom will no longer be a part of Team PokerStars Pro, stating that the decision was “mutual’. The news first brokeRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 14, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | 3 Comments »

There seems to be an abundance of professional poker players running around casinos and posting on online poker forums these days, but anyone who has been in the poker world for any length of time knows the deal, and understands just how many players are in fact winners.Read Full Article

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

Down in Medellin, Columbia the PokerStars Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) was hosting the Colombian National Poker Championship and the event attracted a fairly international field, including some big names poker players. The tournament was the third stop on Season 5 of the PokerStars LAPT, and the turnoutRead Full Article