Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 14, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

It was big week for some very big names in the poker world, as two very well-known poker pros captured major tournament wins, with Matt Giannetti winning his second WPT title and Mike Mizrachi triumphing at the WSOPC South Africa tournament. At the same time a local playerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 30, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

Every day the poker world is inundated with more news, reports, and gossip, than any of us can read. At PokerNewsBoy.com we understand that there are only so many hours in the day, and only so much time you can set aside to follow all of the storiesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 28, 2013 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »

Lock Poker, The #1 US online poker site, has just announced their latest monthly promotion that will begin in February dubbed the Grind for Glory promotion. Grind for Glory will feature the usual monthly Rake Race run by the site but this time around Lock Poker is offeringRead Full Article

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

The final surge for the 2012 Player of the Year races is underway as the 2012 poker tournament schedule starts to wind down, and over the past week or so there have been a number of tournaments taking place all over the globe. In addition to the WPTRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 29, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Annie Duke working on new book Annie Duke may receive a lot of flak from the poker community for her past transgressions, but it seems she can still make a quick buck off of her poker fame, as her Twitter account is hinting at yet another soon toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 18, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

A total of 1,181 entries were recorded for the 2012 Worlds Poker Tour (WPT) Borgata Poker Open (some individuals registered more than once thanks to the reentry/rebuy format the tournament is using) swelling the total prize-pool to nearly $3.9 million and putting the first-place prize-money at a healthyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 16, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

A total of 228 entrants had been reduced to just six by the time the final table of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Grand Prix de Paris Main Event began on Saturday. The six players who took their seats at the Aviation Club in Paris to play forRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 01, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Six-figure Super-High-Roller poker tournaments have been hit-or-miss events over the years, but perhaps the issue wasn’t that the buy-ins were too high, but rather that they were too small! With the overwhelming success of the $1,000,000 Big One for One Drop tournament, the WinStar Casino in Macau decidedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 17, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

Black Friday shattered a lot of dreams and sent many poker players into a forced early retirement, but even before Black Friday the writing was on the wall; poker simply wasn’t as profitable as it used to be. First we heard of players “focusing on other interests” orRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 05, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The 2012 World Series of Poker is rolling along towards the Main Event –which kicks-off this Saturday—with the poker pros dominating the first half of the WSOP, and a slew of first-time bracelet winners and the Big One for One Drop tournament dominating the second half of theRead Full Article