Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 26, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

In perhaps one of the strangest spur of the moment changes to a £10,000 buy-in tournament in the history of poker, Gus Hansen and Jim “Mr_BigQueso” Collopy have put the final match of the best-of-3 finals in the £10,000 buy-in Heads-Up No Limit Holdem Championship off until SundayRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 26, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The high stakes tables at Full Tilt Poker may soon resurgence should Viktor Blom win the 2010 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event. In what could be the worst kept secret in all of poker, Blom is widely considered to be the mystery man from Sweden whoRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 25, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

After two Day 1 flights at the Casino of the Empire in London, England, the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event field will be combined for Day 2 play. 200 players remain out of the original 346 entrants, with some of poker’s biggest names scattered up andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 25, 2010 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

The Latin American Poker Tour’s Grand Final is taking place in Argentina, and a large field of 334 international poker players made the trek to the South American country to take part in the event.  The fantastic turnout –despite the World Series of Poker Europe running concurrently inRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Sep 24, 2010 Posted in WPT News | No Comments »

Atlantic City, NJ (Friday, Sept. 24, 2010) – And the hits just keep on comin’ for the World Poker Tour. World Poker Tour congratulates Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa for hosting the largest tournament in the history of the WPT. Borgata smashed their own Season VIII record ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 24, 2010 Posted in WPT News | No Comments »

The name Dwyte Pilgrim won’t turn many heads unless you are talking to a hardcore poker fan, but the tournament pro has been tearing up the World Series of Poker Circuit series for a few years now, and ranks #3 on Card Player Magazine’s Player of the YearRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Sep 24, 2010 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

A new website offering a unique take on poker sponsorship was launched recently, offering an easier way for online poker players to qualify for live poker tournaments and a fast track to poker sponsorship. Buy-in Bank is a free poker rewards program, similar to most online poker room’sRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 24, 2010 Posted in WPT News | No Comments »

It seems nearly impossible to believe that Mike Sexton has never cashed in a World Poker Tour tournament, but when you consider that for the first five years of the World Poker Tour’s existence Mike Sexton’s contract forbid the poker pro from playing in WPT events it becomesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 23, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The 2010 World Series of Poker Europe has seen some good turnouts like in Event #1 which exceeded its cap by 40 players, and some not so great turnouts like Event #2 that saw a substantial decline in attendance from last year. Amazingly, the £10,000 buy-in No LimitRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 23, 2010 Posted in Poker Site News | No Comments »

After weeks of promotions and build-up it finally happened on Wednesday night when at a random $.25/$.50 No Limit Holdem cash game the 50 billionth hand of poker was dealt by PokerStars. The hand was dealt at 10:37pm with over 200,000 hopeful poker players spread across 33,000 tables,Read Full Article