Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 26, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event was once of the highlights of the WPT schedule, but over the years the tournament has lost its luster, and with shrinking attendance numbers the tournament has reduced its buy-in from $10,000, to $5,000, and last year down toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 14, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

There were plenty of big names sitting at the final table of the 2012 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Main Event, but by the end of the day it was stockbroker John Dibella who would hoist the trophy and walk away with the $2 million first-place prize-money. Dibella’s runRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 13, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With the 2012 PCA Main Event playing down to the final table, the numerous poker superstars who failed to reach the penultimate day of the Main Event found another tournament in the Bahamas where the final table participants would all receive at least a six-figure payday, the $25kRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 11, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The 1,000+ player field for the 2012 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Main Event has been trimmed to just 8 tables, and a total of 64 players remaining heading into Day 4 of the prestigious tournament. With plenty of the game’s best poker players still alive, like Barry Greenstein,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 10, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Throughout Day 2 of the 2012 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Faraz “The Toilet” Jaka seemingly could not lose a hand, at one point holding over 1 million chips, more than double his nearest opponent. While the bout of Jerry Yang run-good didn’t last the entire day, it stillRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 09, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Yesterday we worried the 2012 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure might not reach 1,000 entrants for the first time since 2008, but a solid turnout on Day 1b of the event put those fears to rest. In all 654 players registered on Day 1b of the tournament, which when addedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 08, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Team PokerStars Pro Viktor “Isildur1” Blom seems to have recharged his batteries after a long layoff from both the online and live poker tables. Blom. Who was basically MIA from PokerStars and the live tournament scene from the summer until December managed to tally over $1 million atRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 07, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

If the Bahamas wasn’t at the top of Galen Hall’s list of favorite destinations after winning the 2011 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Main Event, it could very well be by the end of Saturday. Hall is currently the chip-leader heading into the final table of the $100k buy-inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 25, 2011 Posted in Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Just how good has Lock Poker Pro Chris Moorman been over the course of 2011? Thanks to his second place finish in the 2011 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event the online phenom has now vaulted into the overall lead on the Card Player Magazine Player ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 14, 2011 Posted in Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »

After scoring his first major win at the WPT Grand Prix de Paris, tournament poker pro Matt Waxman vaulted up the Bluff Magazine Player of the Year leader-board. Waxman has been a consistent tournament player over the past few years, but without a major tournament victory it’s hardRead Full Article