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 14, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

It was big week for some very big names in the poker world, as two very well-known poker pros captured major tournament wins, with Matt Giannetti winning his second WPT title and Mike Mizrachi triumphing at the WSOPC South Africa tournament. At the same time a local playerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 06, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

There was plenty of tournament action to report on this past week, with tournaments taking place all over the world in the aftermath of the PokerStars PCA and the Aussie Millions. In the US the WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open wrapped-up and players moved on to the WSOPCRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 01, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | 2 Comments »

If anyone wants to know who I would vote for as the best tournament poker player in the world is, it’s Sam Trickett. Trickett doesn’t have an armful of WSOP bracelets or multiple WPT/EPT victories, what he does is simple; he wins! And Trickett tends to win theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 30, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

Every day the poker world is inundated with more news, reports, and gossip, than any of us can read. At PokerNewsBoy.com we understand that there are only so many hours in the day, and only so much time you can set aside to follow all of the storiesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 18, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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There were a number of “odd” poker stories over the past couple of days, so I thought I’d collect them all together and get you caught up on the more head-scratching stories that have come out of the poker world over the past week; enjoy! WPT Player ofRead 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 11, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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There have been some major poker stories taking up most of the front page headlines –like the WPT, PokerStars potentially getting back into the US market, and robberies and deaths– but there have also been a lot of smaller scale stories which I’ll touch on in this column. A coupleRead 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 06, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

There have been a number of poker tournaments that have grabbed headlines for reasons other than what happens on the felt. From the Big One for One Drop to the Epic Poker League, the poker world has had plenty to digest regarding everything from structural issues, to what’sRead Full Article