Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 29, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

On Memorial Day the first open-bracelet event at the 2012 World Series of Poker got underway, not to mention the first winner of the 2012 WSOP was crowned in the Casino Employee tournament. But perhaps the most interesting story of the day came via Twitter, where John KimRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 22, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Crown Casino hosting the Aussie Million tournament series the casino decided to honor the previous nine winners of the Aussie Millions over that time period with an invitation to play in the Aussie Millions Tournament of Champions. The Tournament ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 17, 2011 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

When Day 4 of the Partouche Poker Tour Main Event came to a close there were just two tables of poker players left bagging up their chips, but amidst those 18 players are some very high-profile names including one of the UK’s best in Sam Trickett (just overRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 13, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »

With Full Tilt Poker shut-down since late June, the nosebleed action at the online poker tables has switched to PokerStars, where many Full Tilt Poker castaways have found a new home playing against familiar foes and some new faces. Amongst the big winners at the PokerStars tables haveRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 08, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »

The fact that most of the US online poker community has been forced to sit out the 2011 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) hasn’t hindered some of the biggest names in online poker from flourishing in the 2-day old tournament series. After Ashley “DYBYBX” Mason triumphedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 31, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News | No Comments »

This week Daniel Cates made it official that the Durrrr Challenge is now officially on hold –although virtually everyone who has followed the match between Daniel Cates and Tom Dwan already knew this to be the case. Cates made the announcement via his Twitter account, stating: “Regarding theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 27, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

After a horrible 2010 online poker campaign, at one point causing him to quit poker towards the end of the year and leave Full Tilt Poker in the process –which was probably a good thing considering what has happened post-Black Friday—Ilari Sahamies has finally gotten back into theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 09, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

As more fallout continues to litter the battlefield in the wake of the Jose “Girah” Macedo scamming revelations, Macedo’s backer/agent, and chief defender, Haseeb “DogIsHead” Quereshi has been let go by Cardrunners. The move was announced after several details have come to light regarding his involvement with Macedo,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 15, 2010 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

The online poker screen-names ‘SpiritRock’ and ‘Mahatma’ will likely go down in poker lore as the first online poker superstars; while the man behind both of those names, Prahlad Friedman, has had his share of controversy, success, and failure in the course of his poker career. Now FriedmanRead Full Article