Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 13, 2013 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Sunday’s final table for the 2013 PokerStars PCA Main Event is now set, and although it may be lacking in star-power, the final eight competitors have undergone a trial by fire, and proven they have what it takes to win one of the most sought after titles inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 10, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Scott Seiver started the eight-man final table of the Party Poker Premier League V final table as one of the shortest stacks in the field, starting with 300,000 chips. Seiver’s tally was 100,000 less than chip-leader Mathew Frankland, but by the end of the day it would beRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 10, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

With just 13 players remaining in the World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Poker Championship –the 10th Anniversary of the tournament—some of poker’s biggest names are looking to win the historic tournament, including 2010 WT Five Diamond champion Antonio Esfandiari, looking to pull off the rare “repeatRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 10, 2011 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With just one more day of poker left to be played in the European Poker Tour Prague Main Event it will be Martin Finger and Nicholas Levi who will take commanding chip-leads into Saturday’s final table action. The duo controls roughly 11.5 million of the roughly 22.5 millionRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 26, 2011 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

After a hard fought day at the poker tables the final eight competitors in the PokerStars.it EPT San Remo Main event are set, and it’s Australian David Neilson leading the way, finally topping the chip-counts after being amongst the chip-leaders for most of the tournament. Falling by theRead 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 Oct 12, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Event #2 of the 2011 World Series of poker Europe tournament series taking place on the French Riviera started off with a bang –besting the WSOPE attendance record by more than 100 participants– and nearly ended with the crowning of the fifth Triple Crown winner in poker history,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 10, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Despite a bleak world-wide economy, Black Friday, and competing tournaments around the world, over the past couple of years attendance records have been falling by the wayside at major tournaments, with the latest victim being the World Series of Poker Europe. In Event #2, a €1,000 buy-in NLHERead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 12, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

With 2,031 players starting Day 2a of the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event on Monday –actually 2,030, since Phil Hellmuth thought he was playing Day 2b and almost was blinded off as he showed up extremely late—the Rio had another full house on its hands, withRead Full Article