Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 07, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

It’s that time of year again; time to pull out my crystal ball for a little poker prognostication, and for 2012 the predictions are very bold! 2012 will finally be the Year of the Woman For the past two years I’ve predicted that a woman would win anRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 11, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

After two abysmal turnouts on Day 1a and Day 1b of the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event it looked as though Black Friday was finally making its presence felt on poker’s most prestigious tournament series. But the WSOP proved itself stronger than Black Friday by reboundingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 09, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

After record-setting fields in many preliminary tournaments, and no significant decreases in attendance numbers, we’ve seen two straight days of small turnouts for the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event; our first clear indicator that Black Friday will have some effect on the WSOP. Here is aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 06, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The final two preliminary tournaments began Tuesday at the 2011 World Series of Poker, and both tournaments saw solid attendance numbers. The penultimate preliminary tournament, a $1,500 No Limit Holdem tourney saw a field of 3,389 players take to the poker tables at the Rio, while the $5kRead Full Article