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 Aug 11, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »

In an exclusive interview with BLUFF Magazine, Daniel “jungleman12” Cates finally opened up about what he knows, and what his role was, in the ongoing saga involving the “Portuguese Poker Prodigy” Jose “Girah” Macedo scamming other high-stakes poker players. The revelations came to light this weekend on theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 10, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »

The scandal involving the Portuguese Poker Prodigy came to a standstill yesterday when all of the main players involved declined to talk to the poker community. However, we also learned that both Daniel “jungleman12” Cates –who seems to be the least involved, but also the least willing toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 08, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

Anyone involved with the so-called “Portuguese Poker Prodigy” has been distancing themselves from Jose “Girah” Macedo after the recent news that he has been involved in scamming other high-stakes poker players who put their trust in the supposed online poker prodigy by allowing him to “sweat” their onlineRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 07, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Player News | No Comments »

In a bombshell thread on 2+2, Jose “Girah” Macedo responded to allegations that he setup a private study group with other high-stakes pros, and would “sweat” these players, all the while playing against them from another account –in effect becoming an external super-user. Girah wholly admitted to theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 06, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »

There may be some major news on the sponsored player front at Lock Poker if the current rumors are true. The grumblings in the poker world have to do with the contract of the Portuguese Poker Prodigy, Jose Macedo, or better stated the lack of a contract. AccordingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 20, 2011 Posted in Poker Site News | No Comments »

Depending on how you keep score, Viktor “Isildur1” Blom is either 8-1 or 8-3 in the PokerStars Superstar Showdown matches he has played. The discrepancy comes from two matches being spread across two weeks of play –some people count them as individual battles, while others (myself included) viewRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on May 31, 2011 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »

Today, May 31, 2011, will be the last day players who join select Merge Gaming Network online poker rooms will receive rakeback, as the network is ending their rakeback program for all new players on June 1, 2011. Players who join before June 1 will be grandfathered intoRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 06, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »

Jose “Girah” Macedo will have to be content with being just a regular Lock Poker Pro and not the winner of the Bluff Pro Challenge the site ran in conjunction with BLUFF Magazine and PokerNewsBoy.com. After an internal audit conducted by Lock Poker after the Bluff Pro ChallengeRead Full Article

Posted by Rich on May 02, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | Comments Off on Jose Macedo Claims Bluff Pro Challenge

Over the last month there has cialis low income been a great innovative competition running at Lock Poker, the Bluff Pro Challenge, which has been run in conjunction with PokerNewsBoy, Bluff Magazine and Lock Poker. The prize on offer was a two year elite sponsorship deal to becomeRead Full Article