Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 04, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

One of the biggest poker tournaments of the year takes place in December, when the biggest names in the game head to Las Vegas to compete in one of the flagship tournaments on the World Poker Tour, the WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic. The WPTRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 28, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

The tournament poker world is always a hectic place right before Christmas, and with the PokerStars PCA and the Aussie Millions occurring in January the schedule only gets more intense. In this installment I’ll update you on some recent results from events around the world, as well asRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 04, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

After an interview by Groupe Bernard Tapie lawyer Behnam Dayanim to Gaming Intelligence the poker world was abuzz over the revelation that several high-profile members of Team Full Tilt Poker owed the company somewhere between $10 million and $20 million in unpaid loans. However, it was another playerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 16, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

Phil Hellmuth is fond of saying that when the US government legalizes online poker there will be a second, even larger, poker boom. In Hellmuth’s version of reality, the WSOP will see the Main Event attendance balloon to unprecedented levels as new players pour into the poker economy.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 20, 2011 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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As principles from Full Tilt poker are busy meeting with the Aldernay Gambling Control Commission over in London regarding their currently suspended license, the principle owners of the company are finding themselves in some potentially serious legal troubles back in the United States. On Tuesday US Attorney PreetRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 30, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Player News | No Comments »

According to the website SubjectPoker.com, after some internal bookkeeping it has come to light that Phil Ivey and David Benyamine have received millions of dollars in loans from Full Tilt Poker, with Ivey reportedly on the receiving end of some $11 million in “advances” of which over $6Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 02, 2011 Posted in Legal Poker News, Poker Player News | 2 Comments »

The madness continues in the world of online poker, and with the types of actions that are taking place internally across the online poker industry it would seem that legalization and regulation could be the least of our problems! Yesterday Phil Ivey fired off several status updates onRead Full Article