Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 18, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

With the end of the year fast approaching the tournament poker schedule has picked-up once again, with tournaments overlapping one another all over the world. Perhaps there is no better indication of just how jam-packed the tournament schedule gets towards the end of the calendar year than theRead Full Article

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

Considering the Day 1a turnout of 310 players at the 2011 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event nearly eclipsed the old attendance record of 362 entrants, the decision to move the WSOPE from London, England (not widely regarded as the most hospitable climate in the world duringRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 16, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

One of the most consistent tournaments in terms of attendance over the past four years has been the World Series of poker Europe Main Event. The inaugural event in 2007 saw a total of 362 players (which is still the highest in the tournaments brief history) a numberRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 14, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Event #4 of the 2011 World Series of Poker Europe featured a very tough final table lineup that included amongst others, Triple Crown winner Bertrand “ElkY”Grosspellier, Online Player of the Year contender Taylor “ambiguosity” Paur, as well as poker pros James Dempsey, Tristan “Cre8ive” Wade, Steve O’Dwyer, RichardRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 13, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Day 2 of the €3,200 NLHE Shootout saw 30 players return for their Round 2 matches, which would be played 3-handed in order to insure a full table of 10 for Thursday’s final table. The 3-handed tables made for a quick day, and even with players like FreddyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 16, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

With 1,070 entrants the $1,500 PLO tournament at the 2011 World Series of Poker was the largest PLO tournament in the history of poker, and despite the huge field the final table was stacked with poker talent. Amongst the players making the final 9 were online superstars DavidRead Full Article