Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 02, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Site News | No Comments »

After PokerNews exclusive interview with Howard Lederer, dubbed “The Lederer Files” and spanning some seven hours of video footage, the former Full Tilt Poker Board of Directors member sat down for another lengthy interview, this time in the audio medium, appearing on the 2+2 PokerCast hosted by AdamRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 25, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

If you were to ask the poker world earlier in 2012 which was more likely to happen, Groupe Bernard Tapie purchasing and bailing out Full Tilt Poker, or the Laurent Tapie led International Stadiums Poker Tour (ISPT) ever holding an event, my guess is that most of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 23, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With two of the three starting days down, the 2012 Aussie Millions looks like it will continue the trend started at the PCA just a few weeks ago; as Day 1a and Day 1b have seen a marked drop in attendance year over year. The huge declines inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 17, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Joe Tehan will be taking a massive chip-lead into Saturday’s Day 4 action at the Epic Poker League Main Event thanks to an incredibly fortuitous hand that eliminated Vanessa Rousso and Faraz Jaka on the bubble. Before I explain precisely what happened in the hand I think it’sRead Full Article

Posted by James Guill on Dec 07, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | 1 Comment »

Last week, reported on a rumor that was going to reopen their online poker site.  The article quoted a tweet from one of bwin’s SEO managers, but later that same person recanted his tweet.  In the last couple of days, I have spoken with two sourcesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 10, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »

The scandal involving the Portuguese Poker Prodigy came to a standstill yesterday when all of the main players involved declined to talk to the poker community. However, we also learned that both Daniel “jungleman12” Cates –who seems to be the least involved, but also the least willing toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 31, 2011 Posted in Op-Ed, Poker Gossip | No Comments »

The poker news website Subject: Poker, headed by 2+2 moderator Noah Stephens-Davidowitz (NoahSD), has been breaking a lot of Full Tilt Poker news since Black Friday –thanks to an inside source at the site—and there latest bombshell has sent the poker world into a tizzy. The latest breakingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 29, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

With play halted on Monday night in the latest $1,500 NLHE tournament at the 2011 World Series of Poker due to the Hard-Stop Rule, Andre Akkari found himself enmeshed in a heads-up battle against fellow poker pro Nachman Berlin that would have to be carried over to Tuesday.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 25, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

I’m not sure how Marco Valerio from came to know that Howard Lederer was dining at the Hokkaido Restaurant in Las Vegas, but he quickly made his way down there and confronted Lederer with mic in hand and cameras rolling. Lederer did stop and acknowledge Marco, butRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 19, 2011 Posted in Poker Players | No Comments »

One of the most exclusive clubs in the poker world is the Triple Crown –players who have won a World Series of Poker bracelet, a World Poker Tour Championship, and a European Poker Tour Championship. With just four current members, the Triple Crown is one of tournament poker’sRead Full Article