Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 04, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Promotions | No Comments »

Lock Poker is now offering satellites for the inaugural International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) that will be held at Wembley Stadium in early June. Beginning February 3rd, 2013 and running every Sunday Lock Poker’s ISPT satellites come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from $5 super-satellites to $40Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 08, 2013 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »

The #1 online poker site in the United States, Lock Poker, has just announced that they will be hosting satellite tournaments for the upcoming International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) tournament that is scheduled to take place in London, England this May. Lock Poker is the only online pokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 19, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Tournament News | No Comments »

After a flurry of positive movement and press, the potential May 2013 debut of the International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) at Wembley Stadium is now in question. The ambitious undertaking has been met with cynicism from the very beginning, and despite recent signings and the announcement of satelliteRead Full Article

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

The story in the poker world the past week was the Partouche Poker Tour Main Event where event organizers claimed there was never a €5 million guarantee associated with the tournament, despite numerous mentions of it on their own website and across the internet. After a scathing speechRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 08, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) is still pushing ahead despite whispers throughout the poker community that the undertaking has bitten off more than it can chew, but if the signings the ISPT has made are any indication, the tournament that is seeking to attract tens-of-thousands of playersRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 25, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

If you were to ask the poker world earlier in 2012 which was more likely to happen, Groupe Bernard Tapie purchasing and bailing out Full Tilt Poker, or the Laurent Tapie led International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) ever holding an event, my guess is that most of theRead Full Article

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

The groundwork for one of the most monumental undertakings in the history of poker has begun, but even with a number of announcements that point towards the International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) becoming a reality in May 2013, the poker world is far from sold on the idea,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 15, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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World Series of Poker aside there was A LOT of news coming out of the poker world this past week, with everything from the International Stadium Poker Tour (ISPT), the Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars deal, and even an auction for the assets of the Federated Sports +Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 24, 2011 Posted in Op-Ed, Tournament News | No Comments »

It seems odd that as poker is seemingly waning, especially in the US that so many new players would jump into the poker game, trying to lead the next wave of poker innovations. First there was the announcement of the Epic Poker League (EPL), which was followed byRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 06, 2011 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Apparently the possibility of taking over the struggling online poker website Full Tilt Poker wasn’t enough news for the Groupe Bernard Tapie this past week, as it was also revealed that the company is behind the recently announced International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT). The ISPT first came toRead Full Article