Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 30, 2012 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Op-Ed | No Comments »

There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 28, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Player News | 1 Comment »

While it may not be on the Olympic schedule as a sport (or even as an exhibition event) there is a strong poker presence at the 2012 Olympic Games being held in London. Along with a number of athletes that have caught the poker bug over the pastRead Full Article

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

There’s a great line in the movie Major League where some Cleveland Indians fans are discussing the Indians roster when one guy says something to the effect of “I’ve never heard of any of these guys”; well, this is likely how many poker fans feel about the 2012Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 17, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

Black Friday shattered a lot of dreams and sent many poker players into a forced early retirement, but even before Black Friday the writing was on the wall; poker simply wasn’t as profitable as it used to be. First we heard of players “focusing on other interests” orRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 12, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

Earlier this year the World Series of Poker announced that the Big One for OneDrop million-dollar buy-in tournament had reached the 22 player threshold that was set to make the event a certified WSOP bracelet tournament. Now it appears the Big One for OneDrop is gaining even moreRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 05, 2012 Posted in Epic Poker League News, Op-Ed | No Comments »

Granted, the list of poker fails is a pretty lengthy one (after all, this is the game that gave us the terms robusto and busto); you have everything from dormant online poker rooms, to one of the wildest forum posts to ever hit 2+2, to the failed ideaRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 02, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

Earlier this week Daniel Negreanu sat down for an interview with the website pokerplayer.co.uk, who somehow always manages to bring out the best and most controversial remarks in Daniel –you may recall it was the same outlet that Negreanu infamously referred to Annie Duke as a C***in aRead 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 Nov 30, 2011 Posted in Epic Poker League News | No Comments »

It’s been a while since the Epic Poker League sent out a press release, which had me starting to worry about the fledgling poker tour, but with its third Main Event stop of Season 1 just around the corner the EPL released its latest presser on Wednesday, andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 25, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

According to the numbers that were thrown around on Andrew Robl’s Twitter last night, the big cash-games have once again sprung-up around the APT Macau tournament, and they could be even bigger than ever this year. According to a post on his Twitter account, the young poker star,Read Full Article