Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 05, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Site News, PR | No Comments »

PokerForums.org and FloattheTurn.com are pleased to announce the formation of a strategic partnership, making PokerForums.org the official forum of the best tournament poker training site on the Internet, FloattheTurn.com The partnership will see Float the Turn members have complete access to the PokerForums.org forums and community, and forumRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 01, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, World Poker News | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

On Tuesday the poker world received the news it had been patiently awaiting when PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and the US Department of Justice announced they had come to terms on a deal that would see Full Tilt Poker forfeit its assets to the DOJ who in turnRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 04, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip | No Comments »

One of the top online poker players during the poker boom has just been accused of stealing nearly $30,000 from one of the top online poker players in today’s game: Brad “YukonBrad” Booth has been accused on the 2+2 poker forum by Douglas “WCGrider” Polk of not livingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 18, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

One of the most provocative stops on the European Poker Tour over the past few years has been the EPT Berlin. The EPT Berlin got off to an inauspicious start in 2010 when the final stages tournament was the scene for an event usually reserved for movie plots:Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 17, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Player News | 2 Comments »

I suppose if I was beaten and tied-up in my house, and over the course of the next few weeks won over $1.2 million I might go out looking for trouble –trying to replicate my beat-down run-good—which is precisely what Jonathan Duhamel seems to have done after aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 01, 2011 Posted in Op-Ed, WSOP News | No Comments »

Ben Lamb was blessed by the poker gods in 2011 with a healthy dose of “Run-Good” which when given to a player who is already amongst the best in the world creates a deadly combination. The question remaining is whether or not Lamb’s “Run-Good” will last through theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 23, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

Monday evening, PokerNews.com was able to procure an exclusive statement from Full Tilt Poker regarding the potential investors the site has been in talks with. Right away, when I saw this was an exclusive, I knew the news would not be good for Full Tilt’s players –since goodRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 15, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Player News | No Comments »

Former November Nine member Chino Rheem came under fire last week in a thread on 2+2 created by poker pro Will Molson, and after more poker pros came forward detailing their frustrations with Chino’s failure to repay loans and debts the story picked up even more steam asRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 01, 2011 Posted in Poker Player News, WSOP News | No Comments »

It would be hard to steal the headlines away from the first day of the 2011 World Series of Poker, but Phil Ivey managed to do just that after talking for the first time about Black Friday via his official Facebook page –the post was corroborated by WickedChopsPoker.comRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 17, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

If you haven’t already joined the largest US-facing online poker network now is definitely the time to do so, as the Merge Gaming Network has announced they will be ending rakeback for all new sign-ups beginning on June 1, 2011. Current Merge Gaming Network players with rakeback dealsRead Full Article