Posted by Carolyn on Jul 27, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Poker pros who want to play high stakes poker are always on the lookout for financial backers that are willing to help them with the buy-in. These financial backers stake a percentage of the buy-in in exchange for a percentage of the cash prize – provided the playerRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jul 23, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Players, US Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Scott Blumstein, a 26 year old poker player from New Jersey had not really won anything big at a live poker tournament but for some reason he believed that he could win the 2017 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event. To put things into perspective, the 2017Read 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 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 Jan 28, 2013 Posted in Poker Promotions, Poker Room News | No Comments »

Lock Poker, The #1 US online poker site, has just announced their latest monthly promotion that will begin in February dubbed the Grind for Glory promotion. Grind for Glory will feature the usual monthly Rake Race run by the site but this time around Lock Poker is offeringRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 17, 2013 Posted in Poker Player News, Poker Room News | 3 Comments »

PokerNewsBoy has learned that Lock Poker has signed Mike “The Grinder” Mizrachi to represent the site at tournaments across the globe and at their online poker tables. Lock Poker is thrilled to announce the signing of one of the most coveted free agents in poker, who will nowRead 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 Nov 19, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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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