Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 01, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | 2 Comments »

If anyone wants to know who I would vote for as the best tournament poker player in the world is, it’s Sam Trickett. Trickett doesn’t have an armful of WSOP bracelets or multiple WPT/EPT victories, what he does is simple; he wins! And Trickett tends to win theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 27, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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The field size may not rival that of the recent $100k Super-High-Roller tournament that took place at the PokerStars PCA, but with 22 entries the $100k Challenge at the 2013 Aussie Million did produce a $1 million first-place prize. Seven of the original 22 entrants will be backRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 16, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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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 18, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

With the end of the year fast approaching the tournament poker schedule has picked-up once again, with tournaments overlapping one another all over the world. Perhaps there is no better indication of just how jam-packed the tournament schedule gets towards the end of the calendar year than theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 20, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

With 64 total entries the prize-pool for the inaugural €50k High-Roller tournament on Season 9 of the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) reached over €3 million, guaranteeing the winner of the event one of the biggest 1st place prizes of the year, €1,075,500. Heading nito the final dayRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 25, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, 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 2012 versionRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 23, 2012 Posted in Poker Player News, 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 2012 versionRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 02, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

With super-deep-stacks, top-tier poker players and amateurs, and an $18 million first-place prize we were all expecting big things from the $1,000,000 buy-in Big One for One Drop tournament that kicked off at 1:11 PM on Sunday, but few could have predicted just how exciting, mesmerizing, and wildRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 14, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The gossip and rumors were few and far between over the past couple of days, and the early controversies have seemed to have died down, so in this installment of the WSOP Notebook I’ll be looking at a couple of the bigger stories to keep an eye onRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 26, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

Since winning the Cardplayer Magazine Player of the Year award in 2012, Tom Marchese has been fairly quiet on the tournament trail; that was until last night when he took down the $100k Super-High-Roller tournament at the 2012 World Poker Tour Championship. The win added over $1.3 millionRead Full Article