Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 03, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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After a 15 hour marathon on Saturday the final three players vying for the 2013 Aussie Millions title returned to the Crown Casino on Sunday and it was Malaysian Mervin Chan who came out on top, taking down the title and the $1.6 million first-place prize-money. Chan bestedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 19, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Tournament News | No Comments »

After a flurry of positive movement and press, the potential May 2013 debut of the International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) at Wembley Stadium is now in question. The ambitious undertaking has been met with cynicism from the very beginning, and despite recent signings and the announcement of satelliteRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 07, 2012 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »

The race is on! Last week we told you about an upcoming Lock Poker promotion that will run through the month of September called the Battle of the Knights. The Battle of the Knights features two separate challenges: One is a rake chase that will be awarding playersRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 20, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With 64 total entries the prize-pool for the inaugural €50k High-Roller tournament on Season 9 of the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) reached over €3 million, guaranteeing the winner of the event one of the biggest 1st place prizes of the year, €1,075,500. Heading nito the final dayRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 03, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

As thrilling as the 96-player, $25,300 buy-in, Mega-Satellite to the Big One for One Drop tournament that was held at the Rio was, the real story coming out of the event was the obvious chip-dump during heads-up play between Gus Hansen and Shaun Deeb (there would also beRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 03, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The PokerStars European Poker tour will be undergoing some drastic changes as the tour gets ready to kick-off its ninth season. According to the PokerStars blog, the EPT will see the number of stops drastically reduced (nearly cut in half) BUT will offer far more choices and varietyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 02, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Daniel Negreanu’s time in Monte Carlo for the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Grand Final paid off with the Team PokerStars Pro racking-up over €1,000,000 in cashes, but knowing Negreanu’s competitive streak, what will likely stick with him are the two close but not quite finishes in theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 22, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With Kevin Vandersmissen nipping on his heels for the #1 spot on the all-timed Belgian money-list, David Kitai gave himself some breathing room on Saturday after defeating a very tough final table at the EPT Berlin Main Event. Kitai became the first Belgian winner on the EPT tour,Read Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Feb 29, 2012 Posted in Interviews | No Comments »

Last week one of my close friends Emmett Mullin (Mully) won the PokerStars UKIPT in Galway. So straight after his win I made sure he agreed to do an Interview for PokerNewsBoy, and here it is: Gerry: When did you pick up poker? Mully: Started playing in myRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 23, 2012 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »

It seems like just about every month or so PokerStars is hosting a special tournament for some milestone or another, and March 2012 will be no different as the site has announced its plans to hold the 6th Anniversary Sunday Million Tournament. The 6th Anniversary Sunday Million willRead Full Article