Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 03, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

After two full days of action the Big One for One Drop, $1,000,000 buy-in, final table is set, and it’s two well-know poker pros leading the way: Sam Trickett and Antonio Esfandiari. The two chip-leaders currently control nearly half of the chips in play, with the top 3Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 03, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

As thrilling as the 96-player, $25,300 buy-in, Mega-Satellite to the Big One for One Drop tournament that was held at the Rio was, the real story coming out of the event was the obvious chip-dump during heads-up play between Gus Hansen and Shaun Deeb (there would also beRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 01, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

On Saturday both the Rio and the Aria were hosting mega-satellites into the Big One for One Drop $1,000,000 buy-in tournament taking place on Sunday. The Aria satellite awarded one seat to the event; while the Rio saw 96 players enter their $25,300 satellite, giving first and secondRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 27, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

It took a miracle one-outer, but by the end of Day 3 Viktor “Isildur1” Blom was the chip-leader in the $50k Poker Players Championship, headlining a star-studded field of 26 players that remain in the hunt for one of poker’s most prestigious titles. The hand in question cameRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 28, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

Since we will be doing daily updates from the greatest spectacle in poker (the 2012 version) this will be the last tournament update for a while, but there was definitely plenty of tournaments taking place in the lead-up to the 2012 World Series of Poker, so here isRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 23, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

Day 4 of the World Poker Tour Season X $25k Championship came to a close on Tuesday night with 19 players still in contention for what is considered one of the most prestigious titles in poker. Unfortunately for one of those players, Day 5 will see their runRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 29, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

After three full days of play the starting field of 665 players has been pared down to just 26 at the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Grand Final in Monte Carlo. Day 3 of the tournament was scheduled to see the field shrink to just three-tables of eightRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 16, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

Danish poker pro Morten Christensen picked-up his first major tournament victory this weekend by winning the World Poker Tour (WPT) Vienna Main Event. Christensen came out on top of the 396 player field, pocketing an impressive $410,519 as well as reserving a seat in the $25k WPT ChampionshipRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 29, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

After barely registering a heartbeat the week before tournament poker was back around the globe with three events crowning winners from Sydney, Australia to Chile, and several other major tournaments have gotten underway including the latest stop on the PokerStars European Poker Tour in Campione, Italy. So withoutRead 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