Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 16, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

This week Caesar’s Interactive Entertainment released the full schedule for the 2013 World Series of Poker Tournament Series that will kick-off with the $500 Casino Employees Tournament on May 29th, 2013 and run through July 16th, 2013 when the WSOP Main Event final table is determined. As hasRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 22, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Player News | No Comments »

In her most recent article for www.pokerplayernewspaper.com, Wendeen Eolis talked at length about the Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars deal, but it was one topic in particular that caught the eye of the poker community, which was Eolis’ thoughts and insights into Howard Lederer, citing unnamed friends andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 10, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

On Thursday PokerStars sent the US Department of Justice (DOJ) the first payment of their $547 million settlement agreement that saw the civil charges dismissed against the site and also lead to PokerStars acquiring the assets of Full Tilt poker, allowing them to repay non-US players while theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 01, 2012 Posted in Interviews, Online Poker News | 4 Comments »

During the 2012 World Series of Poker, Scott Bell appeared on the QuadJacks.com podcast to discuss a full-length, documentary film he is working on detailing the Ultimate Bet Super-User scandal. The film has a working title of UltimateBeat: Too Much to Lose. Scott Bell, better known by hisRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 19, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

I have a few big stories to get to in this installment of the WSOP Notebook, so I’ll forego the preview and the witty remarks here and get right to it. Ivey and Hellmuth headline HORSE Final Table I say this a lot (because it makes good copy)Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 08, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | 1 Comment »
fulltiltpoker sold

It appears that Subject: Poker isn’t the only online poker site that has been receiving some inside information on the Full Tilt Poker sale to Groupe Bernard Tapie, as the website WickedChops Poker is reporting that a source close to the company claims that the re-launch of FullRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 11, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »

In an exclusive interview with BLUFF Magazine, Daniel “jungleman12” Cates finally opened up about what he knows, and what his role was, in the ongoing saga involving the “Portuguese Poker Prodigy” Jose “Girah” Macedo scamming other high-stakes poker players. The revelations came to light this weekend on theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 09, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

As more fallout continues to litter the battlefield in the wake of the Jose “Girah” Macedo scamming revelations, Macedo’s backer/agent, and chief defender, Haseeb “DogIsHead” Quereshi has been let go by Cardrunners. The move was announced after several details have come to light regarding his involvement with Macedo,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 08, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

Anyone involved with the so-called “Portuguese Poker Prodigy” has been distancing themselves from Jose “Girah” Macedo after the recent news that he has been involved in scamming other high-stakes poker players who put their trust in the supposed online poker prodigy by allowing him to “sweat” their onlineRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Apr 20, 2011 Posted in Legal Poker News | 2 Comments »

Can you hear the collective sigh of relief coming from card-rooms and home office “balla setups” around the United States? It was announced today that both PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker have reached an agreement with the US Attorney Office for the Southern District of New York thatRead Full Article