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Every day the poker world is inundated with more news, reports, and gossip, than any of us can read. At PokerNewsBoy.com we understand that there are only so many hours in the day, and only so much time you can set aside to follow all of the storiesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 30, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Tournament News | No Comments »

After a marathon final table at the World Series of Poker Main Event that saw even longtime poker players and poker purists denouncing the speed of play, and making the very valid case of how this will hurt televised poker, a debate has been raging over the possibilityRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 15, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

One of the biggest names in the history of online poker has decided not to part ways with his sponsor. On Tuesday PokerStars announced that Viktor “Isildur1” Blom will no longer be a part of Team PokerStars Pro, stating that the decision was “mutual’. The news first brokeRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 16, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

Friday at the World Series of Poker probably looked something like an AARP convention for anyone walking by as over 4,000 Seniors (over 50 in the poker world) took to the tables to play in the Senior’s Tournament. The massive field set multiple records and I’m still tryingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 16, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

While the vast majority of the very best players in the game may be in the under 30 demographic, yesterday’s $1,000 Senior’s Tournament (Open to players aged 50 and older) showed that poker is still and always will be a very popular pastime amongst middle-aged and retired people.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 04, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

This week we were made aware of yet another online poker room that has been shuttered in the aftermath of Black Friday, Poker Nordica. After six years of operation Poker Nordica has decided to close its doors, having been operating on the Merge Gaming Network since coming onlineRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 03, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

In less than 12 hours Viktor “Isildur1” Blom was able to best Isaac Haxton in the duo’s $1,000,000 Heads-Up No Limit Holdem Freezeout match at PokerStars. The two have been embroiled in the heads-up contest since Saturday, playing for four hours each day and not stopping until oneRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 31, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

In a not so surprising announcement on Tuesday the World Series of Poker announced they would be releasing a number of “hints” for the 2012 WSOP schedule, but did reveal that the November Nine has run its course via the official WSOP Twitter account: “A few hints onRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 05, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

Two of the first five tournaments at this year’s World Series of Poker have already fell victim to the new rule that was implemented in an effort to keep tournaments from running into the morning hours, known as the Hard-Stop Rule. The first tournament that saw an additionalRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 02, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The first tournament of the 2011 World Series of Poker is also the first tournament to call into play the new rule about late nights at the Rio. Scheduled for two days, the $500 Casino Employee tournament saw action called to a stop late last night (about 3AMRead Full Article