Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 16, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, TV Poker | No Comments »

NBC has been playing their cards close to their vest when it comes to the roster for the 2013 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship, which is set to take place in less than 10 days. Normally the roster would already be in, and be scrutinized and debated adRead Full Article

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 May 07, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Well, it was quite a weekend in the world of poker. More specifically it was quite a Sunday in the world of online poker, as Daniel Negreanu suffered a resounding loss in the first Limit Holdem Heads-Up Challenge on PokerStars, and later in the day rumors began swirlingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 24, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Entering Day 3 the talk of the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Copenhagen Main event was chip-leader Melanie Weisner. Weisner was in search of her first major tournament title, but ran into a few coolers towards the end of Day 3 that saw her fall from the chip-leadRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 10, 2011 Posted in Op-Ed, WSOP News | No Comments »

* Heads-Up Poker is extremely boring to watch This is a very important consideration for producers working on next year’s live feed, since poker in general is boring to begin with! During Sunday’s action it started off a bit slow, but well paced, and as players were eliminatedRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 04, 2011 Posted in Interviews, Reviews | No Comments »

Dominate No-Limit Hold’ Em: A Guide to the Math and Psychology of Poker, was written by Daniel Ashman and published by D&B Poker. Over the years I’ve read hundreds of poker books, first as a poker player and now a writer for the industry, and one of my favoriteRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 05, 2010 Posted in Poker Site News | No Comments »
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On a day when Full Tilt Poker added a number of new poker variants to its site Party Poker also underwent a major software overhaul. Party Poker’s additions were not in the form of new games, but in the form of new in-game features. The first addition PartyRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Oct 20, 2010 Posted in TV Poker | No Comments »

A new poker documentary is in the works that will take a look at the evolution of online poker through some of its biggest stars. The working title of the documentary is fittingly, BOOM – The Incredible True Story of Online Poker, and is being produced by PokerRead Full Article