Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 12, 2013 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Just 21 players remain in the PokerStars PCA Main Event, each seeking a spot at the final table of the prestigious tournament. Among the players still in contention at the historic Main Event, marking the 10th Anniversary of the PCA, are a handful of well-known poker talents including RobertRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 01, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Full Tilt Poker made its long-awaited return to the online poker world in early November, and by December the site was already hosting its popular online tournament series, the Full Tilt Online Poker Series, or FTOPS for short. The series, the 21st running of the quarterly event, wasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 01, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

During its four-year stint in London, England, the World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) Main Event had perhaps the most consistent attendance numbers in poker, attracting 362 entrants, 362 entrants, 334 entrants, and 346 entrants for the £10,000 buy-in tournament. Last year the WSOPE moved to Cannes, FranceRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 30, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

If you follow the Portuguese poker scene you’re likely familiar with the name Francisco Da Costa Santos, who usually goes by the name Francisco Costa or his online handle of YuranPT, as the 36 year-old is one of the best-known and accomplished players in the burgeoning Portuguese pokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 15, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The Season XI World Poker Tour (WPT) Grand Prix de Paris Main Event final table is set, and it is one of the toughest lineups of the year, with six very talented poker players competing for the €400,000 first-place-prize, as well as the title of WPT Grand PrixRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 28, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Yesterday I told you to keep a lookout for another Hidden Headlines column this week, but even I couldn’t have predicted that the column would need to go up on Tuesday to keep up with everything going on in the poker world! Sam Trickett joins Mike Mizrachi asRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 26, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The final table of the European Poker Tour (EPT) Barcelona Main Event was a star-studded affair with representatives from the old school of poker and the new online poker generation in the form of John Juanda and Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies, but the two men would have vastly differentRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 26, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

One of the premier tournaments at the World Series of Poker over the past seven years has been the $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship, where players are tested in a variety of different poker formats in order to win not only a WSOP bracelet but also the ChipRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 21, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

This is my first shot at a late-night version of the WSOP Notebook and there is plenty to talk about, including some very intriguing news coming out of the One Drop tournament, which is now less than two weeks away. I’ll also take a look at a WSOPRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 19, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

It may not be an “official” open-event at the World Series of Poker, but with over 4,100 entrants the Seniors Tournament has everything needed to make Allyn Jaffrey-Shulman’s win on Monday good enough in my book to put an end to the bracelet drought that dates back toRead Full Article