Posted by Carolyn on Dec 10, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Site News, US Poker News | No Comments »

Full Tilt Poker was one of the most popular online poker websites in the world, prior to Black Friday which fell on April 15, 2011. The popular online poker website was shut down by the Department of Justice (DoJ) and thousands of poker players in the United StatesRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 02, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Player News, Poker Players, US Poker News | No Comments »

PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Bet had to exit the U.S online poker market in 2011 after the Department of Justice (DoJ) indicted senior executives for all three online poker operators on a number of charges. These three leading online poker websites exited the U.S market withoutRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Aug 23, 2017 Posted in Legal Poker News, Poker Player News, Poker Players, US Poker News | No Comments »

Players who lost money after the closure of online poker sites Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet may finally be able to recover their funds – atleast to some extent.  According to absolutepokerclaims.com, the first round of payments has been approved by the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery SectionRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 30, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

Every day the poker world is inundated with more news, reports, and gossip, than any of us can read. At PokerNewsBoy.com we understand that there are only so many hours in the day, and only so much time you can set aside to follow all of the storiesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 06, 2013 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 01, 2013 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 30, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Op-Ed | No Comments »
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There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 30, 2012 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Op-Ed | No Comments »

There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 20, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, Op-Ed | No Comments »

On Tuesday a settlement was reached between Howard Lederer and the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) stemming from the amended civil charges Lederer faced for his role as an owner and executive at Full Tilt Poker. The amended civil complaints against Lederer, Rafe Furst and Chris FergusonRead 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