Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 11, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

The PokerStars PCA may be dominating the headlines in the tournament poker world –soon to be overtaken by the upcoming Aussie Millions—but there are a number of developments on several different fronts including some major changes to the ISPT, the terrific turnout for the Multi-Prize Pool tournament that tookRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 12, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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This is the opening salvo in a three part series that will examine the biggest stories and themes in poker over 2012: To start this series off I will look at some of the black-eyes the poker world received in 2012. Part 2 will focus on the biggestRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 06, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

Poker news is really no different from mainstream news; each website has their own biases, gets their advertising money from specific sources, and is predicated on access –access to players, to press releases and information, and most importantly access to affiliate partnerships with online poker rooms. Recently weRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 20, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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The headlines may not be huge this week but there is a lot going on in the poker world as summer comes to a close (so expect another Hidden Headlines column in the next day or two as well). Here is a look at some of the storiesRead 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 19, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Overall it was a pretty slow in the world of poker, but there were still plenty of interesting side-stories unraveling. Here is a look at some of the bigger moments and more interesting stories over the past week or so. Isildur1 and PokerStars call it a day It’sRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 07, 2012 Posted in Poker Site News | No Comments »

Tonight marks the first installment of Season 3 of Filthy Limper Radio, but it also marks the beginning of a new era for the long-running poker podcast, and poker radio in general, as the show’s new home VegasPokerRadio.com officially launched this week. VegasPokerRadio.com launched earlier this week withRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 11, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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With a week that started off with a ton of Word Series of Poker news, as well as the rumors (that were later confirmed) that Lock Poker was leaving the Merge Gaming Network and purchasing the Cake Poker Network, it seemed like we were going to run outRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 10, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Ever since the Big One for OneDrop, $1,000,000 buy-in tournament was announced at last year’s World Series of Poker one peculiar rule has been greatly discussed in the poker community: The 48 player cap imposed on the event. Now, with a $1 million buy-in you may suspect thatRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 27, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Where to begin! When the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Grand Final is pushed off the front page you know it’s been a busy week in the world of poker. By far this has been one of the most interesting weeks of 2012 in terms of poker newsRead Full Article