Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 27, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

On September 1, 2012 the iPoker Network will begin a new chapter when they put in place a bold new policy that will segregate their poker rooms into two separate tiers. The upper tier, which will consist of about five or so iPoker sites, will have full accessRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 23, 2012 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

It was a busy week for one of the most heavily trafficked online poker networks, iPoker. The network which is currently in a neck-and-neck race for the #2 traffic spot against Party Poker, but still well behind PokerStars, has decided to split its rooms into two separate tiers.Read Full Article

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

There are at least two more known competitors in the $1,000,000 buy-in Big One for OneDrop poker tournament that will take place during the 2012 World Series of Poker: Sam Trickett and Andrew Robl. The duo announced that they would be playing in the prestigious, and incredibly exclusive,Read Full Article

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

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 Apr 10, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Scott Seiver started the eight-man final table of the Party Poker Premier League V final table as one of the shortest stacks in the field, starting with 300,000 chips. Seiver’s tally was 100,000 less than chip-leader Mathew Frankland, but by the end of the day it would beRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 17, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News | 1 Comment »

According to a report on PokerFuse.com there seems to be some grievances between the larger poker rooms on the iPoker Network and some of the smaller skins on the network. According to PokerFuse.com, the iPoker Network is considering splitting the network into two separate entities, where the flagshipRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 26, 2012 Posted in UK Poker News, World Poker News | No Comments »

On Wednesday night at the Aviation Club in Paris, France the 2011 European Poker Awards were handed out. Among the winners of the coveted awards were Sam Trickett (Poker Player of the Year) and Pius Heinz (Best Tournament Performance) with longtime poker insider Jesse May heading home withRead Full Article

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

The first stop on the 2012 World Poker Tour (WPT) schedule marks the tour’s first foray into the Emerald Isle, as the inaugural WPT Ireland Main Event began on Thursday. Despite running concurrently with the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) many of the top UK and European poker playersRead Full Article

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

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 Dec 12, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

In one of the toughest final tables in recent memory (which is definitely saying something considering the star-studded final tables we have seen throughout 2011) the UK’s James “flushy” Dempsey managed to win his first WPT title, adding to his World Series of Poker bracelet he won backRead Full Article