Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 02, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

It would take a lot to push the Big One for One Drop poker tournament off the front page, but we may have the one news item capable of doing just that, as an E-Mail is being circulated that originated with Full Tilt poker CEO Ray Bitar whereRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 11, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

Based on some new rumors (where is 2+2 when you need them!) it seems that there was some movement on the potential sale of Full Tilt Poker to PokerStars. According to the website CompatiblePoker.com, representatives from Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars, and possibly UB/AP Poker were in the USRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 06, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

After a long day at the Bay 101 poker tables 54 of the 142 players that registered on Day 1a of the WPT Championship event, the Bay 101 Shooting Stars, remained in the hunt for the title. The remaining players will now wait for Day 1b to commence,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 06, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The first stop on the 2012 World Poker Tour (WPT) schedule marks the tour’s first foray into the Emerald Isle, as the inaugural WPT Ireland Main Event began on Thursday. Despite running concurrently with the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) many of the top UK and European poker playersRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 22, 2011 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

On Wednesday the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York put forth an amendment to their civil case filed on April 15th against Full Tilt Poker, Poker Stars, and AP/UB Poker where Preet Bharara termed Full Tilt Poker a “Global Ponzi Scheme”; listing a litany ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 19, 2011 Posted in TV Poker, WPT News | No Comments »

With the ongoing 42nd Annual World Series of Poker setting attendance records in multiple events it would seem that poker is definitely not in its death throes –a major fear after the US government’s crackdown on online poker back in April and May—in fact poker seems to beRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 19, 2011 Posted in Poker Site News | No Comments »

After nearly two months of inactivity the Superstar Showdown will return to PokerStars tonight as Viktor “Isildur1” Blom takes on Rui “pepperoniF” Cao across four $50/$100 poker tables, two of which will be NLHE and two of which will be PLO –similar to the structure Blom and TonyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 16, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, US Poker News | No Comments »

The recently concluded PokerStars North American Poker Tour series held at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut was a can’t miss event if you won a title there last year considering the two biggest tournaments of the series were won by the same players who triumphed in themRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 06, 2010 Posted in Live Poker News | No Comments »

Live poker is rigged! Or, probably closer to the truth is the fact that there are cheating scandals to be uncovered; which is precisely what happened leading up to the Partouche Poker Tour’s Season 3 Grand Finale set to take place in Cannes, France this weekend. After reviewingRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Oct 31, 2010 Posted in EPT News | No Comments »

Heading into the final table of the PokerStars.net European Poker Tour, Daniel Negreanu has a huge chip-lead over the rest of the remaining 8 players. Only Konstantinos Nanos has over half of Negreanu’s 5,070,000 chip-stack with 3,635,000; the remainder of the field has roughly 9,000,000 chips combined, almostRead Full Article