Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 07, 2013 Posted in Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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With several major tournaments already in the books, the 2013 Poker Player of the Year race is already starting to take shape. Even though it’s still early we plan on updating our readers on each on the three major POY races: Cardplayer Magazine, Bluff Magazine, and the GlobalRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 05, 2013 Posted in Poker Gossip, Tournament News | No Comments »
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An edited-down video with some spliced-in Godfather movie screen-shots and theme music of the 2009 Partouche Poker Tour Main Event final table that has been making the rounds on French poker websites is now getting wider coverage. The video appears to show two of the participants Jean PaulRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 01, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | 2 Comments »
Sam-Trickett

If anyone wants to know who I would vote for as the best tournament poker player in the world is, it’s Sam Trickett. Trickett doesn’t have an armful of WSOP bracelets or multiple WPT/EPT victories, what he does is simple; he wins! And Trickett tends to win theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 12, 2013 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »
2012-PokerStars-PCA

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 07, 2013 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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The final table of the 2013 PokerStars PCA $100k Super-High-Roller tournament is now set, with all eight participants guaranteed a payday of at least $228,960, with the potential of reeling a $2 million prize. Leading the way will be online poker sensation turned live poker pro David “Doc”Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 01, 2013 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »
hellmuth

There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 29, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, TV Poker | 1 Comment »
DanielNegreanu

After Daniel Negreanu tweeted out a link to a teaser video showing himself consulting with an astrologer for an episode of Millionaire Matchmaker, my mind was immediately drawn to the past “performances” by poker players on reality TV shows, and my hope is that Daniel (whom I greatlyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 28, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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This year three poker players added their names to the growing list of poker Player of the Year winners, as Greg Merson, Dan Smith, and Marvin Rettenmaier joined the fairly exclusive club. The first Player of the Year was crowned in 1997 by Cardplayer Magazine (the only entityRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 12, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | 2 Comments »
antonio

There are only a couple of dozen names that are virtually synonymous with poker: Doyle Brunson, Johnny Chan, Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Negreanu, Tom Dwan, Johnny Moss, and Phil Ivey all come to mind when you ask people who the greatest poker player of all time is –the answerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 03, 2012 Posted in Interviews, Poker Players | No Comments »
HUNL

I recently had the opportunity to read Expert Heads Up No limit Hold’ Em, by Will Tipton (you can find my review of the book here: http://pokernewsboy.com/reviews/book-review-expert-heads-up-nlhe-volume-1/13332) and Will was kind enough to answer a few questions on his book and poker in general. PokerNewsBoy.com: Could you giveRead Full Article