Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 27, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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German poker pro Marvin Rettenmaier had a very good week at the WPT Championship. Not only was Rettenmaier announced as the latest sponsored pro of Party Poker (the company that just happens to own the World Poker Tour) but the young poker pro managed to dominate during theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 24, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »
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After five full days of play the World Poker Tour’s $25k Championship taking place at the Bellagio in Las Vegas is down to the unofficial final table of nine players. Leading the way is German poker pro Marvin Rettenmaier, who is looking to make Party Poker’s decision toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 04, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, Poker Room News | No Comments »
Sam-Trickett

One of poker’s top talents is now a free agent, as UK poker pro Sam Trickett announced that he was parting ways with Titan Poker today, ending a year-long sponsorship deal he had with the popular iPoker Network site. Trickett was one of two sponsored players at TitanRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 01, 2012 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »
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The two main storylines heading into the 2012 PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Grand Final Main Event final table were the presence of online poker legend Mohsin Charania and the last female standing Lucille Cailly. Sure enough the two players put on an impressive display of poker skillRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 24, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, Poker Room News | No Comments »
Annette Obrestad

While the news of the day is squarely focused on the potential sale of Full Tilt Poker to PokerStars, another online poker site is making their own waves in the poker ocean, as Lock Poker has announced the signing of one of the top players in the game:Read Full Article

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

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 Feb 24, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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Entering Day 3 the talk of the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Copenhagen Main event was chip-leader Melanie Weisner. Weisner was in search of her first major tournament title, but ran into a few coolers towards the end of Day 3 that saw her fall from the chip-leadRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 22, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, Poker Room News | No Comments »
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Peter Eastgate has been a bit of an enigma ever since he became the youngest World Series of Poker Main Event Champion back in 2008 (a record broken the following year by Joe Cada). Eastgate was one of the most promising young players in the game after hisRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 17, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News | 2 Comments »
Sam Trickett

Move over Phil Ivey; step aside Tom “durrrr” Dwan; make room Phil “OMGClayAiken” Galfond; there is a new candidate for the title of the best poker player in the world, and it’s the UK’s talented young star Sam Trickett. While the reports are nearly impossible to verify, itRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 21, 2011 Posted in Poker Player News, Poker Room News | No Comments »
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Apparently having signed 2011 World Series of Poker champion Pius Heinz has given PokerStars a little wiggle room when it comes to the worth of their other Team PokerStars from Europe, and two of those players have seemingly been let go by the site: JP Kelly from theRead Full Article