Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 20, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

While Phil Ivey was busy locking up his fifth final table of the 2012 WSOP there were plenty of other stories going on all around the Rio. Here is a look at some of the stories that you may have missed if you’re not following Twitter and otherRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 04, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip | No Comments »

One of the top online poker players during the poker boom has just been accused of stealing nearly $30,000 from one of the top online poker players in today’s game: Brad “YukonBrad” Booth has been accused on the 2+2 poker forum by Douglas “WCGrider” Polk of not livingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 12, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
Poker News Boy

Our weekly look at the top headlines from the weekend, and this week there was plenty of stories going on in the world of poker. This weekend saw everything from a new blog by Phil Galfond, to an artist’s rendition of the Steve Wynn proposed casino in Foxborough,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 28, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

In a recent blog post I made the observation that every time the poker community starts talking negatively about the deal between Groupe Bernard Tapie and Full Tilt Poker, a statement magically appears from someone to explain the delays and ease concerns. Well, not long after Matt GlantzRead Full Article

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

Since deciding to leave the US market after their main payment processor ran afoul of the US Government, the Everleaf Poker Network has issued their first public statement on the matter, clarifying precisely what occurred, and why US players have yet to receive their account balances. In October,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 08, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | 1 Comment »
fulltiltpoker sold

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 Online Poker News, Poker Player 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 Nov 03, 2011 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
fulltiltpoker sold

One of the main principles involved in the ongoing negotiations for Groupe Bernard Tapie in their take-over bid of the struggling online poker site Full Tilt Poker has confirmed that the article written on Subject: Poker Tuesday was indeed accurate, and that the US Department of Justice hasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 30, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
fulltiltpoker sold

Hours after the first whispers of a deal to purchase the ailing online poker room Full Tilt poker hit the Internet, iGamingFrance.com landed an exclusive interview with the man heading the group of investors that have entered into an Acquisition Agreement with Full Tilt poker, Laurent Tapie. AccordingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 20, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Poker Player News | No Comments »

After Chino Rheem’s $1,000,000 win at the inaugural Epic Poker League Main Event you would expect him to be followed to the cashier’s cage by friends and well-wishers, which was in fact the case. However, in addition to Rheem’s friends and family, there was also another group ofRead Full Article