Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 30, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Tournament News | No Comments »

After a marathon final table at the World Series of Poker Main Event that saw even longtime poker players and poker purists denouncing the speed of play, and making the very valid case of how this will hurt televised poker, a debate has been raging over the possibilityRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 30, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

If you follow the Portuguese poker scene you’re likely familiar with the name Francisco Da Costa Santos, who usually goes by the name Francisco Costa or his online handle of YuranPT, as the 36 year-old is one of the best-known and accomplished players in the burgeoning Portuguese pokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 17, 2012 Posted in EPT News, WPT News | No Comments »

We’re now in the middle of August and with the 2012 World Series of Poker now firmly behind us the other tours are getting rolling, and this week and the next we have two of the biggest tournaments of the year virtually going to head-to-head in the PokerStarsRead Full Article

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

I’m really starting to feel good about the predictions I made back at the beginning of the year when I said that women will win multiple bracelets at the 2012 World Series of Poker, AND that a woman will make the final table of the WSOP Main Event.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 21, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

This is my first shot at a late-night version of the WSOP Notebook and there is plenty to talk about, including some very intriguing news coming out of the One Drop tournament, which is now less than two weeks away. I’ll also take a look at a WSOPRead Full Article

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

With the World Series of Poker in full swing Lock Poker has decided to bolster their roster of sponsored players by adding South American poker pro Felipe “Mojave” Ramos. The Brazilian is one of the most consistent and accomplished tournament players from South America in recent years, racking-upRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 16, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

Friday at the World Series of Poker probably looked something like an AARP convention for anyone walking by as over 4,000 Seniors (over 50 in the poker world) took to the tables to play in the Senior’s Tournament. The massive field set multiple records and I’m still tryingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 16, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

While the vast majority of the very best players in the game may be in the under 30 demographic, yesterday’s $1,000 Senior’s Tournament (Open to players aged 50 and older) showed that poker is still and always will be a very popular pastime amongst middle-aged and retired people.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 02, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The 2012 running of the World Series of Poker is entering its second week of action, and over the first seven day of the tournament series there has already been a lot to talk about. In this article I’ll take a look at what has transpired during theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 02, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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The World Series of Poker has been stealing the headlines over the past week but there are still plenty of other stories happening in the world of poker. Here is a look at some of the stories over the past week that you have missed while following theRead Full Article