Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 25, 2012 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

One of the most popular poker tournaments in the world got started on Friday as 523 players registered for the World Poker Tour Season X LA Poker Classic. Among the entrants were some of the biggest names in the poker world, including Phil Ivey, making the WPT LARead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 08, 2012 Posted in Poker News | 1 Comment »
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It appears that Subject: Poker isn’t the only online poker site that has been receiving some inside information on the Full Tilt Poker sale to Groupe Bernard Tapie, as the website WickedChops Poker is reporting that a source close to the company claims that the re-launch of FullRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 04, 2012 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

After an interview by Groupe Bernard Tapie lawyer Behnam Dayanim to Gaming Intelligence the poker world was abuzz over the revelation that several high-profile members of Team Full Tilt Poker owed the company somewhere between $10 million and $20 million in unpaid loans. However, it was another playerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 03, 2012 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »
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It appears all of last week’s talk about Chris Ferguson single-handedly holding up the sale of Full Tilt Poker to Groupe Bernard Tapie (a deal being brokered by the United States Department of Justice) was off the mark, as it came to light today that player loans fromRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 13, 2012 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

With the 2012 PCA Main Event playing down to the final table, the numerous poker superstars who failed to reach the penultimate day of the Main Event found another tournament in the Bahamas where the final table participants would all receive at least a six-figure payday, the $25kRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 11, 2012 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

The 1,000+ player field for the 2012 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Main Event has been trimmed to just 8 tables, and a total of 64 players remaining heading into Day 4 of the prestigious tournament. With plenty of the game’s best poker players still alive, like Barry Greenstein,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 10, 2012 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

Throughout Day 2 of the 2012 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Faraz “The Toilet” Jaka seemingly could not lose a hand, at one point holding over 1 million chips, more than double his nearest opponent. While the bout of Jerry Yang run-good didn’t last the entire day, it stillRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 09, 2012 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

Yesterday we worried the 2012 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure might not reach 1,000 entrants for the first time since 2008, but a solid turnout on Day 1b of the event put those fears to rest. In all 654 players registered on Day 1b of the tournament, which when addedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 10, 2011 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

Just before one of the greatest final table showdowns in World Series of Poker history, where two potential future poker giants Martin Staszko and Pius Heinz clashed in a heads-up battle that lasted over 100 hands, two other poker giants were honored with their induction into the PokerRead Full Article

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

The World Series of Poker will crown its 2011 Champion on Tuesday night, but before that fateful moment there will be plenty of activities and festivities taking place. Chief amongst the scheduled events will be the 2011 Poker Hall of Fame inductions of Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson,Read Full Article