Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 08, 2013 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

2011 World Poker Tour $25k Champion Scott Seiver just added another feather to his poker cap by winning the $100k Super-High-Roller that kicked-off the 2013 PCA. Seiver’s win was worth just over $2 million and makes him an early front-runner for the Player of the Year awards. HeadingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 10, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The final table of the World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamonds World Poker Classic featured two former WPT Champions as well as one of the top young talents in the game, but in the end it was Ravi Raghavan, a man whose previous largest cash had beenRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 28, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

The tournament poker world is always a hectic place right before Christmas, and with the PokerStars PCA and the Aussie Millions occurring in January the schedule only gets more intense. In this installment I’ll update you on some recent results from events around the world, as well asRead Full Article

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

With the end of the year fast approaching the tournament poker schedule has picked-up once again, with tournaments overlapping one another all over the world. Perhaps there is no better indication of just how jam-packed the tournament schedule gets towards the end of the calendar year than theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 31, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

It was a fairy-tale week for amateur poker player Josh Hale. Heading into the final table of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Legends of Poker Main Event, the San Diego resident had to be feeling confident as he took a substantial chip-lead into the final day of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 21, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

There are a lot of poker tournaments currently taking place; A LOT. It seems like every poker Google Alert I receive is about some tournament taking place that I wasn’t even aware of, which was precisely the case when it came to the BLUFF Magazine Mid-Stakes Poker TourRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 03, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

After two full days of action the Big One for One Drop, $1,000,000 buy-in, final table is set, and it’s two well-know poker pros leading the way: Sam Trickett and Antonio Esfandiari. The two chip-leaders currently control nearly half of the chips in play, with the top 3Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 24, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

Tommy Vedes put in the performance of a lifetime to pick up his second World Poker Tour title on Monday. The longtime poker pro not only had to battle a tough field, including three-handed play against former November Niner John Dolan and WPT Player of the Year contenderRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 09, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The Party Poker Premier League preliminary heats are no complete, and eight lucky players have earned their place at the final table. Among the players that have secured seats at the eight-person final table are Daniel Cates and Matthew Frankland who both won their respective groups, as wellRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 01, 2012 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Room News | 1 Comment »

In a scene reminiscent of the final showdown in the movie Rounders (you know the one where Mike McDermott and Teddy KGB square-off in a winner-take-all match) yesterday at PokerStars Viktor “Isildur1” Blom and Isaac Haxton began their own winner-take-all heads-up No Limit Holdem match, but unlike theRead Full Article