Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 16, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

This week Caesar’s Interactive Entertainment released the full schedule for the 2013 World Series of Poker Tournament Series that will kick-off with the $500 Casino Employees Tournament on May 29th, 2013 and run through July 16th, 2013 when the WSOP Main Event final table is determined. As hasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 16, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

This week Caesar’s Interactive Entertainment released the full schedule for the 2013 World Series of Poker Tournament Series that will kick-off with the $500 Casino Employees Tournament on May 29th, 2013 and run through July 16th, 2013 when the WSOP Main Event final table is determined. As hasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 15, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

This week Caesar’s Interactive Entertainment released the full schedule for the 2013 World Series of Poker Tournament Series that will kick-off with the $500 Casino Employees Tournament on May 29th, 2013 and run through July 16th, 2013 when the WSOP Main Event final table is determined. As hasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 20, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
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In the aftermath of Black Friday the Merge Gaming network emerged from the ashes of the US online poker industry as the preeminent online poker network for US players. However, throughout 2012 the network has seen its player pool devastated, and its collection of poker skins decimated asRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 30, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Tournament News | No Comments »

After a marathon final table at the World Series of Poker Main Event that saw even longtime poker players and poker purists denouncing the speed of play, and making the very valid case of how this will hurt televised poker, a debate has been raging over the possibilityRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 19, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

Part 1 of this series took a look at the forgettable moments in poker during the course of 2012; in Part 2 I examined the themes that dominated poker throughout the year; now the final installment of this series will cover the individual achievements that took place duringRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 05, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »

At the 2012 World Series of Poker Mike Mizrachi made history by winning the $50k Poker Players Championship for the second time in three years, and in the process becoming the first person to ever win the tournament twice. Most poker players would consider that single win aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 31, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

After a three-handed battle that lasted over 11 hours, Greg Merson and Jesse Sylvia went heads-up for the 2012 World Series of poker Championship with Merson holding a slight chip advantage. It took less than 20 hands for Merson to dispatch Sylvia, winning what amounted to a coin-flipRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 31, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

During the first break of the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event final table on Monday night Kara Scott teased a major announcement –which had me thinking that either they were going to announce that the Big One for One Drop tournament would return at the 2013Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 30, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | 1 Comment »

While the East Coast of the United States was being battered by a legitimate “Storm of the Century” the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event resumed last night in Las Vegas, with the final nine competitors returning to the Rio for the first time in over threeRead Full Article