Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 30, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, WSOP News | No Comments »

Before I get into what I observed on Monday night, and offer up my opinions on the nine men that competed for the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event title, let me preface this column with the fact that I hadn’t watched any of the ESPN coverageRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 15, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

Entering the final table of the inaugural World Poker Tour Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida, the talk of the tournament was Gigi Gagne. Gagne, and amateur poker player from Florida, was poised to make a run at poker history, asRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 27, 2012 Posted in Aussie Poker News, High Stakes Poker News | No Comments »

The Aussie Millions schedule has a number of high-profile poker tournaments, but there is also a televised cash-game that is taking place and it has attracted some of the biggest names in the game. The $500/$1,000 half-NLHE/half-PLO game with a $100,000 minimum buy-in, dubbed The Million Dollar Cash-Game,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 23, 2011 Posted in Poker Player News, Tournament News | No Comments »

It’s no surprise that Phil Ivey’s first poker tournament since Black Friday would take place at the APT Macau, since the big games that have historically sprung up around the tournament have seen some of the biggest pots in the history of the game, and attracts some biggestRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 09, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

It didn’t take long for the three remaining players in the World Series of Poker Main Event to tangle in a big pot, as no sooner had the players been introduced than Martin Staszko and Ben Lamb found themselves all-in pre-flop with Staszko holding pocket 7’s and LambRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 05, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News | No Comments »

The inaugural Epic Poker League tournament series exceeded expectations in August, with both the Pro/Am drawing enough entrants to not only award nine Main Event seats but for some added prize-money as well, and the main Event exceeding the 120 entrants that tournament organizers set as the metricRead Full Article