Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 22, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »

As Nevada is gearing-up for a January launch of intra-state online poker (the first state in the nation that will offer legalized and regulated online poker) a number of other states are moving forward with their own online poker bills, looking to get out ahead of the curveRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 16, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

The largest online poker site in the world has never been one to rest on their previous achievements, or be content with the status quo, and as 2013 approaches PokerStars has announced a couple of new changes to the site that should make players from micro-stakes-grinders, to tournamentRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 17, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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As we approach the World Series of Poker Main Event final table, which will take place in just 10 days, there are plenty of other stories going on in the poker world, which I’ll talk about now, as well as some stories that you may be hearing aboutRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 13, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

As the relaunch date of November 6th approaches the announcements from Full Tilt Poker have been coming fast and furious. In addition to mass E-Mails sent to both US and Rest of World players, Full Tilt Poker’s PR guru Shyam Markus has been busy updating the official threadRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 12, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News | 1 Comment »

On Thursday myself and hundreds of thousands of US poker players with Full Tilt Poker accounts found out that we would soon be able to access our Full Tilt accounts. Unfortunately this access only gives us the chance to view our accounts (which will let players see andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 04, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »

There is news on several different fronts when it comes to the pending launch of online poker in the state of Nevada. Among the key pieces are the recent legal decisions on the federal level; information on how regulators in Nevada will audit the online sites; and theRead 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 Jul 31, 2012 Posted in Interviews, Online Poker News | No Comments »

It’s been a long time since the poker world had a site try to take an innovative and creative approach to their gaming client, which is precisely what the new online poker site Fresh Deck Poker is trying to do as they prepare for their official launch date,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 23, 2012 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

It was a busy week for one of the most heavily trafficked online poker networks, iPoker. The network which is currently in a neck-and-neck race for the #2 traffic spot against Party Poker, but still well behind PokerStars, has decided to split its rooms into two separate tiers.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 20, 2012 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

An interesting press release landed in my inbox this morning, as Fertitta Interactive announced it would be launching an online gaming platform known as Ultimate Gaming, including an online poker arm dubbed Ultimate Poker. The launch puts the company on the fast track to potentially obtaining an onlineRead Full Article