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 08, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Live Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Players, US Poker News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Chris Ferguson is going to be crowned 2017 World Series of Poker Player of the Year (POY). This news was announced by the World Series of Poker (WSOP)earlier this week via Twitter after the elimination of John Racener who was in second place in the race for WSOPRead 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 Steve Ruddock on Jan 19, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, TV Poker | 1 Comment »

The NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship will be making its return on January 24th, 2013, ending the one-year hiatus the popular “made-for-TV” poker tournament took after Black Friday left networks scrambling to determine if airing poker shows was 1) going to be worthwhile, and 2) going to getRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 12, 2013 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News, US Poker News | 3 Comments »

The fight to legalize online poker in the United States has reached a tipping point, with states pushing forward with online poker bills while the federal government remains in gridlock. Every week the Poker Players Alliance Vice President of Player Relations Rich Muny will give us the latestRead 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 02, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News | 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 Jan 01, 2013 Posted in Online Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Full Tilt Poker made its long-awaited return to the online poker world in early November, and by December the site was already hosting its popular online tournament series, the Full Tilt Online Poker Series, or FTOPS for short. The series, the 21st running of the quarterly event, wasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 31, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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As we get ready to ring in the New Year (which means two of the biggest poker tournaments of the year are about to take place: The PCA and the Aussie Millions) there are a few loose ends that need to be tied, and a few stories toRead Full Article