Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 31, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

Amid all the World Series of Poker headlines and the hype about the upcoming relaunch of Full Tilt Poker — with the special promotions and poker bonuses that the site will offer—there was other news coming out of Las Vegas on Tuesday, as Brian “Sailor” Roberts and EricRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 06, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

Cardplayer Poker Tour Choctaw The inaugural Cardplayer Poker Tour event at the Choctaw Casino in Oklahoma saw a fantastic turnout for the $1,000 buy-in Main Event, as 800 players registered for the tournament, including some of the biggest names in poker history like TJ Cloutier and Scotty Nguyen.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 25, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

Another weekend at the World Series of Poker means plenty to talk about, as the usual Sunday $1k NLHE event got underway as well as the $50 Poker Players Championship. There were also several tournaments winding down, including the $3k NLHE which will pit Jackie Glazier against GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 15, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Joe Cassidy has been around the poker world for quite a while now, actually since 2002. Despite making waves in the poker world during the height of the Poker Boom Cassidy was still in search of his first major tournament victory when he sat down at the finalRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 14, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The gossip and rumors were few and far between over the past couple of days, and the early controversies have seemed to have died down, so in this installment of the WSOP Notebook I’ll be looking at a couple of the bigger stories to keep an eye onRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 14, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Last night Phil Ivey made his third final table of the 2012 World Series of Poker, and his fourth cash overall. Now a serious contender for the 2012 WSOP Player of the Year award (for both the WSOP and for Cardplayer Magazine, Bluff Magazine and the Global PokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 13, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

After skipping the entire 2011 World Series of Poker following the troubles at Full Tilt Poker post-Black Friday Phil Ivey doesn’t seem to have skipped a beat when it comes to his domination at the WSOP in recent years. After barely missing his 9th bracelet earlier this weekRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 21, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, PR | No Comments »

It looks like one of the top free agents in poker may soon have a new home, as it was announced on Friday that Annette Obrestad has signed with the poker representation firm Poker Royalty. Historically this has been a sign that the player in question will soonRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 07, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

Day 1b of the 2012 World Poker Tour Bay 101 Shooting Stars Main Event saw a very rare feat accomplished; the tournament actually saw a decline in attendance from Day 1a to Day 1b! On Day 1a of the event 142 players registered for the $10,000 buy-in event thatRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 06, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

After a long day at the Bay 101 poker tables 54 of the 142 players that registered on Day 1a of the WPT Championship event, the Bay 101 Shooting Stars, remained in the hunt for the title. The remaining players will now wait for Day 1b to commence,Read Full Article