Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 10, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

On August 31st two very deserving women were inducted into the Women in Poker Hall of Fame (WIPHOF) as Kathy Raymond and JJ Liu joined a number of their peers as members of the WIPHOF. Liu is best known as a tournament player, who has been one ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 17, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Women in Poker Hall of Fame has just opened-up the nomination process for the 2012 inductees to the already prestigious Hall of Fame that was founded in 2008. In its four year history the WiPHOF has historically inducted three or four individuals –the 2008 inaugural class featuredRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 08, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Day 2 of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Bay 101 Shooting Stars Main Event saw the field shed 129 players of the 149 players that sat down on Wednesday for Day 2 of the tournament. The players were nearly able to get to the predetermined goal of justRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 07, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Day 1b of the 2012 World Poker Tour Bay 101 Shooting Stars Main Event saw a very rare feat accomplished; the tournament actually saw a decline in attendance from Day 1a to Day 1b! On Day 1a of the event 142 players registered for the $10,000 buy-in event thatRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 25, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

There aren’t many players that have been more important to Norwegian poker than two-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Thor Hansen. On Tuesday the poker world was saddened to hear the news that the 64 year-old has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. The news has come viaRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 10, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Just before one of the greatest final table showdowns in World Series of Poker history, where two potential future poker giants Martin Staszko and Pius Heinz clashed in a heads-up battle that lasted over 100 hands, two other poker giants were honored with their induction into the PokerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 08, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The World Series of Poker will crown its 2011 Champion on Tuesday night, but before that fateful moment there will be plenty of activities and festivities taking place. Chief amongst the scheduled events will be the 2011 Poker Hall of Fame inductions of Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 27, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

With a stellar list of potential candidates the 35 Poker Hall of Fame voters had a tough task on their hands, and in the end the group settled on two of the most highly respected people in poker to join the 38 other poker players who have beenRead Full Article

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

The public voting stage of the 2011 Poker Hall of Fame induction process is now complete, and it is now on to the next step; where the Top 10, eligible, vote-getters will be voted on by a select group of 17 men and women from the poker mediaRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 05, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

On September 2nd, 2011, Kristy Gazes, Phyllis Caro, and Margie Heinz will join 10 other women as Women in Poker Hall of Fame members. The three inductees were chosen from a short-list that was announced in early July that also included Ku Nan “Nani” Dollison and JJ Liu,Read Full Article