Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 27, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

Last year I made some very bold predictions, and all-in-all I have to say I did pretty well. However, we are all poker players here, and we all know this could easily just be a case of the Jason Mercier “run-good”, so with that in mind, I’m backRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 15, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The Season XI World Poker Tour (WPT) Grand Prix de Paris Main Event final table is set, and it is one of the toughest lineups of the year, with six very talented poker players competing for the €400,000 first-place-prize, as well as the title of WPT Grand PrixRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 25, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

While most of the poker world was following the breaking news regarding PokerStars potentially purchasing Full Tilt Poker the biggest names in poker were busy playing down to the final table of the European Poker Tour Super-High-Roller tournament in Monte Carlo on Tuesday. The final table of theRead Full Article

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

The talk of the tournament heading into Day 4 of the PokerStars European Poker Tour Berlin Main Event was the three former champions who were still in the hunt for the title, as well as EPT history considering a win by any of the three would crown theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 16, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

Danish poker pro Morten Christensen picked-up his first major tournament victory this weekend by winning the World Poker Tour (WPT) Vienna Main Event. Christensen came out on top of the 396 player field, pocketing an impressive $410,519 as well as reserving a seat in the $25k WPT ChampionshipRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 15, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

Ben Wilinofsky is a new name in the world of live poker, but for followers of the online game Wilinofsky is a well known commodity, where he has been one of the most dominant online poker players in recent years playing under the screen-name “NeverScaredB”. Last April WilinofskyRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Mar 30, 2012 Posted in PR | No Comments »

Bubble Protection, a Las Vegas company that offers online poker players the opportunity to insure their tournament entry fees against being lost is proud to announce the appointment of Chris Moorman as their company spokesman. Chris Moorman is the most successful player in online poker history having recentlyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 13, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

After two full days of action the World Poker Tour Lucky Hearts Poker Open stop in Hollywood, Florida has just 34 players remaining in the hunt for the title, and the $268k first-place prize-money (as well as the $25k seat in the Season X WPT Championship at theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 30, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip, World Poker News | No Comments »

The title of the article basically says it all, so here are my choices for the 15 craziest, zaniest, mind-boggling stories from the world of poker over the past year. So in no particular order here are #’s 1-5: Matt Perrins wins WSOP bracelet after watching YouTube tutorialRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 13, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Day 2 of the €3,200 NLHE Shootout saw 30 players return for their Round 2 matches, which would be played 3-handed in order to insure a full table of 10 for Thursday’s final table. The 3-handed tables made for a quick day, and even with players like FreddyRead Full Article