Posted by Carolyn on Aug 06, 2017 Posted in Poker Industry News, WPT News | No Comments »

The World Poker Tour (WPT) announced earlier this year that it wanted to expand its presence across the world and planned to be in 18 countries before the end of this year. The company recently confirmed that Japan will be one of those new countries as the WPTRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 11, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

So far in 2013 the poker world’s attention has been drawn to the Bahamas, Australia, and now to the World Poker Tour and European Poker Tour schedules, but there are a number of other events taking place around the world as well, including the World Series of PokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 02, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

With a field of over 1,000 players, the 2013 World Poker Tour Borgata Winter Open Main Event was one of the largest events in the history of the WPT, drawing in some of the biggest names in tournament poker despite competing head-to-head with the Aussie Millions tournament seriesRead Full Article

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 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 Dec 12, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | 2 Comments »

There are only a couple of dozen names that are virtually synonymous with poker: Doyle Brunson, Johnny Chan, Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Negreanu, Tom Dwan, Johnny Moss, and Phil Ivey all come to mind when you ask people who the greatest poker player of all time is –the answerRead 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 Dec 09, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The final table for the last major tournament of 2012 is now set, and what a final table it is at the World Poker Tour (WPT) Doyle Brunson Five Diamonds World Poker Classic. Leading the way into Sunday’s action will be former Five Diamonds Champion Antonio Esfandiari. EsfandiariRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 07, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

There are few tournaments left in the poker world that offers a $1 million first-place prize, but thanks to some creative structural ideas, the Season XI running of the World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamonds World Poker Classic will be one of the few events that willRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 04, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

One of the biggest poker tournaments of the year takes place in December, when the biggest names in the game head to Las Vegas to compete in one of the flagship tournaments on the World Poker Tour, the WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic. The WPTRead Full Article