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 14, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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In this series I’ll recap what were, in my opinion, the biggest poker stories and moments of the year, including overarching themes, singular moments/achievements, and of course the moments we wished never happened. In the first installment I discussed the moments poker players would like to forget, butRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 27, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, WSOP News | No Comments »

There was a lot going on at the 2012 World Series of Poker. From the controversies and complaints, to David “ODB” Baker’s Ben Lambish performance, to the Big One for One Drop tournament, to Phil Hellmuth’s 12th bracelet, to Phil Ivey’s five final tables in two weeks: ItRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 10, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

There are multiple storylines developing after the first three opening flights of the 2012 World Series of poker Main Event, and with the attendance “scare” now behind us (nearly 6,600 players entered the event) it’s time to start focusing on the individuals that are looking to become theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 02, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

After having been shutout for the entirety of the 2009, 2010, and 2011 World Series of poker tournament series, the ladies came on strong at the 2012 WSOP, capturing two bracelets, and making a dozen final tables, including two-runner-up finishes, and there is still a full week ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 12, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, PNB News | No Comments »

Back at the beginning of the year I made five somewhat bold predictions regarding the state of poker and what I expected to unfold in the world of poker during 2012. So, I figure, now is as good a time as any to check in on my predictionsRead Full Article

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 James Guill on Jun 10, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The 2011 World Series of Poker is beginning to look more like the Year of the Woman than the 2010 WSOP.  Already, two women have made final tables, and one finished runner-up in an event.  Here is a look at the top 5 women to watch this summer.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 17, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

Dubbed the Year of the Woman, thanks to three impressive wins leading up to the World Series of Poker, 2010 was suppose to be a breakout year for the ladies, and while they have performed admirably they have still been shutout when it comes to bracelets. Despite constitutingRead Full Article